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As we bid farewell to 2023, we want to take a moment to celebrate YOU. Your dedication throughout this month, and indeed the entire year, has been nothing short of inspirational. As a community, you have rallied together to show your generosity. And your giving spirit has not only uplifted the ALS community but has […]

Messages from our community

While it is a special time for many, the holiday season can also be especially difficult for people grieving the loss of someone close to them. We know this to be true in the ALS community because so many of us have felt it ourselves.  The truth is that nobody truly chooses to be part […]

A letter from Mehboob – “You’ve given me strength and hope”

My name is Mehboob, and I’d like to share my story with you. And I want to say thank you. In late 2020, life took an unexpected turn when I was diagnosed with ALS. Once the provider of medical care as a family physician in the community of Stoney Creek, Ontario, I found myself in […]

We’re closer than ever…but we’re not there yet

A letter from Tammy Moore, ALS Canada’s Chief Executive Officer Let me start by saying thank you.  Thank you for standing beside us throughout the year, driven by our shared vision: a future without ALS. Today, I want to share how much closer we are to turning this vision into a reality – and why […]

Memories of my father

I couldn’t sleep much the night before GivingTuesday – too much excitement about the day that would come.

In the face of hardship and an ALS diagnosis, love persists

Mutiat and Idris met on a street in Lagos, Nigeria 21 years ago and became fast friends. Their friendship was kindled for almost a decade before they realized they were in love and wanted to build a life together. “She makes me a better person,” says Idris. “She motivated me to go back to school. […]

No stranger to adversity, Susheela faced ALS with courage

Advocacy and funding for research and community-based support services are things that were important to Susheela. She was featured in ALS Canada’s eAdvocacy campaign this year which launched during ALS Awareness Month in June, and she’s also featured in our end of year holiday giving campaign. We recently learned that Susheela passed away from ALS […]

Steve may have lost his singing voice, but he hasn’t lost hope

Steve Daly loved to belt out a tune for family and friends. The 50-year-old husband and father of four is known for his extroverted personality and, before being diagnosed with ALS, enjoyed playing hockey, riding road bikes with friends, cooking for his family, taking his kids to their sporting events and generally being busy and […]

Meeting an urgent need: Why it’s important now more than ever to give

“ALS doesn’t stop. Neither will we.” ALS researcher and ALS Canada Board Member Christine Vande Velde said these words at the start of the pandemic in reference to her team’s work in the lab, but they were quickly adopted as a rally cry by ALS Canada and ALS organizations around the globe. Across Canada, we […]