Keeping hope alive this holiday season

2018 has been a year of promising discoveries and encouraging clinical trials, but ALS continues to rob countless moments from too many families – families like the Corbers who know all too well the gaps ALS can leave in people’s lives. Today, on Giving Tuesday, every donation to ALS Canada will be 100% matched by […]

Giving Tuesday 2018

When you live with a terminal disease like ALS, losing the use of your arms means losing the ability to hug those you love. Losing the use of your legs means you now watch — not run through the park with — your children. Losing the ability to speak means never again saying, “I love […]

Thanks to donor generosity ALS Canada invests $1 million in innovative Canadian ALS research to provide a greater understanding of ALS

The ALS Canada Research Program awards eight new project grants in the pursuit of new therapy targets. TORONTO, November 15, 2018 – The ALS Society of Canada (ALS Canada) today announced an investment of $1 million in eight new research projects being funded in 2018 through the ALS Canada Research Program, which is the only […]

ALS Canada Strengthens Partnerships Within the Health Charities Sector

ALS Canada is proud to share that Tammy Moore, CEO ALS Canada, has been named Chair of the Board of Directors for the Health Charities Coalition of Canada (HCCC). ALS Canada’s ongoing membership with HCCC helps to bring the perspective of the ALS community to the broader advocacy efforts of health charities in support of […]

ALS took Eddy’s voice – today he has it back again

Imagine waking up and trying to turn on the lights, but you can’t lift your arms. How do you change the channel on the TV when your fingers don’t move? What would it be like to be unable to adjust the thermostat when you’re too cold because you’re living with a disease that has left […]