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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

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A second ALS treatment, edaravone, has been newly approved in the United States

The United States Food and Drug Administration recently approved edaravone (also referred to as Radicava and Radicut) for the treatment of ALS. Read More

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Imagine Canada Accreditation

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

Research

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

On the blog

A second ALS treatment, edaravone, has been newly approved in the United States

Highlights: The United States Food and Drug Administration recently approved edaravone (also referred to as Radicava and Radicut) for the treatment of ALS. It’s only... Read More

Fulfilling a promise and a passion

By: Tara Wingrave, ALS Canada Ambassador and WALK Coordinator, Barrie

National Volunteer Week: Tara Wingrave With two 18 year-old daughters, a 19 year-old son, and a highly demanding job, life is hectic, but that won’s... Read More

Finding support, hope, and community through volunteering

By: Jacqui Devine, ALS Canada Ambassador and event volunteer

National Volunteer Week: Jacqui Devine They always say ALS is rare, so it’s surprising how many times you hear about people who have been diagnosed... Read More

@ALSCanada

Last week the US FDA approved a new treatment. Background information is on our blog:

 

Late breaking news from the US: a new ALS treatment option approved by the FDA. We are learning more about what this means for Canadians… https://twitter.com/ALSMNDAlliance/status/860617640393551872

100+ Canadian ALS researchers attending ALS Canada Research Forum to collaborate and work toward making