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 […]
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 […]
It was necessary to do more Being a pharmacist for 33 years, my profession led me to get very involved in the community. Seeing that our government did not meet the growing demand for services and healthcare, I told myself that it was necessary to do more. A friend and I created a team who participated […]
My arms may be less powerful than when I proudly wore #22, but I’ll still feel the greeting of your hand on my shoulder if we meet some day.
I’m still the same.
Determined. Humble. Positive.
“It did us a world of good to laugh together. And to cry sometimes, too. Then our partners went, one after the other. But we girls still continued to see each other. The ice had been broken; we could tell each other anything. It was four years ago this week that my partner, Michel, left us. But these beautiful friendships help me keep his memory alive.”