ALS community calls on the Ontario government to invest $6.6 million in Budget 2024 to address urgent disparities in access to ALS services and care

Implementation of the Ontario Provincial ALS Program is critical for addressing the urgent needs of Ontarians living with ALS and their families Toronto – Today, people living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and their caregivers join the ALS Society of Canada (ALS Canada) and physicians from Ontario’s five regional multi-disciplinary ALS Clinics for a Day […]

ALS Canada community support services continue to evolve during COVID-19

How support services are changing In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, our number one priority was to support the safety of the ALS community and our staff, and as a result, we quickly pivoted to moving all ALS Canada office staff to working remotely from home and made changes to our service model to […]

Reinforcing spiritual values through community connection

Since receiving his ALS diagnosis in February 2018, Mark Ianniello’s life has changed in profound ways. He is a 49-year-old father to three teenagers and can no longer work to help support his family. ALS has affected his speech and his mobility. Mark admits to having ups and downs. Despite the challenges, he says ALS […]