Lettre ouverte : La quadrature du cercle? (in french only)

        Le 9 novembre 2016 Les proches aidants peuvent consacrer jusqu’à une vingtaine d’heures par semaine à une personne souffrant d’une maladie neurologique évolutive. Vingt-huit pour cent d’entre eux sont en détresse, le double de la proportion des aidants qui s’occupent d’une personne atteinte d’un autre type de maladie[1]. Ils dispensent gratuitement […]

16th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal: a success that goes far!

Montreal, September 18th 2016- Today, nearly 1,000 participants gathered at the Parc Maisonneuve for the 16th edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal in support of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec. Families touched by the disease, volunteers and researchers have walked 4km and contributed to the huge success of this Walk. […]

16th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal

Montreal, September 14th, 2016 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will welcome on Sunday September 18th at Parc Maisonneuve over 1,000 participants, including families touched by ALS, players from the Montreal Alouettes and ALS researchers for this 16th annual Walk for ALS in Montreal. The Classics music and many entertaining activities for […]

ALS research – Historic $15M investment

ALS Research in Canada Receives Historic $15 Million Dollar Investment Investments in ground-breaking research will support vision of making ALS treatable by 2024 Montreal (November 19, 2015) — On the anniversary of the announcement of the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge results and partnership between ALS Canada and Brain Canada, the ALS Societies across Canada […]

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15th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal

For immediate release Montreal, September 21, 2015   On Saturday September 19, about 1,000 walkers, volunteers and partners gathered at Park Maisonneuve for the 15th edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal. Thanks to generous participants and donors, over $120,000 was raised! The Montreal Alouettes Remember Tony Proudfoot The Montreal Alouettes continue to help […]

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15th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montreal, September 16, 2015 The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will welcome over 1,000 participants, including players from the Montreal Alouettes and ALS researchers on Saturday September 19th at Maisonneuve Park for the 15th annual Walk for ALS in Montreal. This year, the Society hopes to raise $240,000 thanks to […]

A Cycling Challenge to Defeat ALS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montreal, August 19, 2015 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will fire off the starting gun for the 8th edition of Ride to Fight ALS sponsored by TELUS Health, a cycling competition being held from August 28 to 30, during which dedicated participants will bike around the roads of the […]

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2015 Ice Bucket Challenge: Join the Wave! Every August, until a cure

Montreal, July 31, 2015 – A year after the spectacularly popular Ice Bucket Challenge, the world-wide ALS community is reviving the fundraiser in order to raise much needed funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS ), a rapidly progressive and invariably fatal disease. Surrounded by people living with ALS, researchers and partners, the ALS Society of Quebec […]