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Providing support and services for people and families living with ALS.

Research

Funding high-quality research that offers the most promise to slow down ALS or even stop it.

Advocacy

Advocating for policy that will have a meaningful impact on people living with ALS today and in the future.

News and Events

Event

WALK for ALS

Join a powerful community of Canadians united to change ALS by participating in one of our fun, family-friendly events across Canada. Read More

Research

ALS Canada joins Project MinE

Genetic study to answer questions about why some people develop ALS while others do not, in order to better target the disease. Read More

Press Release

Imagine Canada Accreditation

ALS Canada is proud to share that it has been accredited by Imagine Canada’s national standards program. Read More

Support

Find support near you

ALS Canada has regional managers that facilitate support for individuals and families living with ALS throughout Ontario. Read More

On the blog

Trevor and Jennifer: Finding love while living with ALS

This Valentine’s Day, we would like to highlight Trevor and Jennifer’s story about finding love while living with ALS. – Trevor was my first love... Read More

Living with ALS during the Holidays: the Peacock Family

When a friend or loved one is living with ALS, the holiday season can be a difficult time. This is certainly true for the Peacock... Read More

Ice Bucket Challenge leads to ALS gene discovery

Earlier this week researchers announced that the gene NEK1 has been found to play a significant role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).... Read More

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Dr. Arthur J. Hudson played a critical role in establishing ALS Canada and formed the 1st Canadian Clinic