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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

Fighting for Genetic Fairness

By: Benjamin Ritsma, Advocacy volunteer

National Volunteer Week: Benjamin Ritsma I am a physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry), a specialty that aims to help people function better as... Read More

Making a meaningful contribution

By: Caroline Price, ALS Canada office volunteer

National Volunteer Week: Caroline Price The hardest part about retiring for me was losing the daily connection with my “family” of colleagues. It was one... Read More

Living, Loving, Laughing… and Volunteering

By: Carol Skinner, ALS Canada Ambassador and Advocacy Volunteer

National Volunteer Week: Carol Skinner When I received my ALS diagnosis in 2013, I was given two to three years to live. I was 41... Read More

@ALSCanada

Carol on having ALS + volunteering: “I don’t just have to sit back and watch this happen to me – I can do something”

Our 1st volunteer profile: Geneviève Bertrand outgoing ALS Canada Board Chair with 10 years of involvement:

Our webinar about the Canadian Neuroimaging Consortium is today at 12 pm ET! Learn more + register: