June is ALS Awareness Month

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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

News

June is ALS Awareness Month

Learn how others living with ALS are finding joy in their days even while facing the realities of the disease. Read More

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

News

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

Support

Improving support for people and families living with ALS

Through donor support, ALS Canada helps people and families in Ontario to navigate the options available through the healthcare system and tries to fill the gaps in whatever ways we are able. Read More

On the blog

“I am so much more than my physical abilities”

The only muscles Jeff can fully control are behind his eyes. He lives with ALS, but that hasn’t stopped him from staying fully engaged in... Read More

A Daughter’s Resolution to Honour her Father

If you were to have asked Kimberley a couple years ago the definition of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, she would have admitted that she did not... Read More

Finding Comfort in Creativity

When life hands you an ALS diagnosis, the fear of the unknown can often prevent you from embracing the present. This is something Mary-Anne experienced... Read More

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