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How new drugs become approved and available to Canadians

The steps involved, their purpose, the milestones along the way and the timelines involved. Read More

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WALK for ALS

Join a powerful community of Canadians providing help and hope to people affected by ALS. Read More

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#ALSPepperChallenge

From ice cold buckets of water to red hot peppers, this new viral challenge is turning up the heat for ALS research around the world. Read More

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Your donations at work

ALS Canada awards $3 million for 12 new research projects to help make amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) a treatable, not terminal disease Read More

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A decade of strength, support and hope in Georgetown/Acton

Over the past decade, members of the Georgetown/Acton community have rallied together to help people and families living with ALS make the most of every... Read More

Can microscopic bubbles in our blood deliver ALS therapies effectively?

One of the hallmark characteristics of ALS is the clumping of proteins in motor neurons that are believed to cause toxicity and eventual death of... Read More

A Mother’s Day story of love and devotion

Chris Silva’s mom Darlene was diagnosed with ALS on Mothers’ Day in 2016. She was 48 years old, a single parent, and devoted to her... Read More

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