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. […]

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Better plan your care with new medical guidelines

WEBINAR On September 7th 2016, Me Danielle Chalifoux, President of l’Institut de Planification des Soins, provided our members with precious advice in order to help them better plan their medical care. If you didn’t get the chance to attend this conference (in french) from The Caregiver Network, a recording of this webinar is also available […]

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 […]

9th edition of the Ride to Fight ALS an historic success

The 9th edition of the ALS Society of Quebec’s Ride to Fight ALS cycling challenge was an historic success, in terms of both number of participants and money raised. From August 26 to 28, 200 cyclists rode through the streets of Vaudreuil-Dorion and surroundings to support families touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to […]

9th Edition of the Ride to Fight ALS Cycling Challenge

Montreal, August 19, 2016 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec is set to kick off the 9th Edition of the Ride to Fight ALS powered by TELUS Health cycling challenge, which will take place August 26-28. The dedicated participants will ride through the streets of Vaudreuil-Dorion and will spend the night at the […]

Ice Bucket Challenge credited with ALS gene discovery

By CBC News | Health The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral two years ago, raising hundreds of millions of dollars, has helped identify a new gene behind the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, researchers say. The challenge involved people pouring ice-cold water over their heads, posting video on social media, and donating […]