Holiday gatherings connect family and honour a mother’s memory

Mahek Kaur is a 15-year-old first generation Canadian with strong cultural roots to her parents’ homeland in Punjab, India. “The importance of family connections is ingrained in us,” she says. “We have huge families and we stick together.” This holiday season, when Mahek’s extended family travels from across Canada and the United States to be […]

Because of you: Over $2 million raised through Walk to End ALS events in Ontario

You and your communities have made this year’s Walk to End ALS events a tremendous success across Ontario, raising almost $2.1 million to date! Thank you for coming together and uniting in your desire to put an end to ALS. Thank you for showing your support for the 3,000 Canadians and their families living with […]

Through sickness and health: a couple’s love perseveres in the face of ALS

The first thing one notices upon walking into Jeff and Darlene’s airy bungalow is the feeling of warmth and love that reaches into every corner: it’s present in the family photos that adorn the walls and the tasteful trinkets carrying messages of friendship and hope. And it’s a stark contrast to the second thing that’s […]

ALS Canada Invests Almost $1.4 Million Towards Innovative ALS Research Projects In Pursuit of a Future Without ALS

TORONTO – After a rigorous competition, the ALS Society of Canada today announced the recipients of the 2019 research funding grants. Through the ALS Canada Research Program, the only dedicated source of ALS research funding in Canada, nearly $1.4 million will be invested in leading-edge ALS research that will further the study of the disease. For […]