Could mindfulness improve quality of life for people living with ALS?

Thanks to joint funding from Brain Canada and ALS Canada through the 2020 Discovery Grant Program, a team based at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) will be able to pioneer a study on mindfulness in ALS, with the goal of helping health care professionals, people living with ALS and their primary caregivers enjoy better quality […]

ALS Canada Advocacy Update – June 2021

This blog series is a place for the ALS community to learn about and stay updated on ALS Canada’s advocacy efforts as well as relevant developments within government. Please note that because ALS Canada advocates federally and provincially within Ontario, these updates will primarily feature updates from the federal and Ontario provincial levels of government. […]

Sneak peek: What you can expect at the 2021 virtual Walk to End ALS

Can you believe it? We’re less than two weeks away from the virtual Walk to End ALS happening next weekend on Sunday, June 20! Although we can’t be together in-person again this year, we’ve gone the extra mile to unite everyone safely again, before and after we all “walk”. The drill is the same as […]

ALS Canada’s 2021 Research Forum: Bringing together the research and patient community virtually

Each year, ALS Canada convenes the brightest minds in ALS research across Canada at a two-day Research Forum to discuss their work and build capacity for more discoveries in this rapidly changing field. After the pandemic cancelled our plans to host the event in 2020, this year we brought the community together safely in a […]