Welcome to the ALS Canada blog where you’ll find a collection of articles and updates on ALS-related topics. We strive to develop content that our community will find valuable and deliver up-to-date information about ALS research, community-based support, and advocacy initiatives. We also provide Ontario fundraising event updates and share personal stories about people and families living with ALS in Ontario to keep our community connected. For content in French, please refer to the “Français” category in the main menu.

How you can get ready for ALS Awareness Month


The countdown is on! ALS Awareness Month kicks off June 1 and this year it’s all about bringing us together online so that we can continue to build community and create visibility, even while we distance physically. Because even though...

Posted in: Events, Walk To End ALS

ALS Research Update, May 2020


Welcome to the May 2020 ALS Research Update. During these times of uncertainty, it’s reassuring to know that ALS research developments continue around the globe. This month you’ll learn about progress researchers have made in advancing new treatment strategies; developing...

Posted in: recherche, Research, Update

Meet Steven, aka Superman, Batman, or the Hulk

Steven Gallagher and his team of superheroes are suiting up next month for the Walk to End ALS


Steven Gallagher knows what he’ll be doing on June 21 this year – but the big question is whether he’ll be doing it as Superman, Batman, the Hulk or another superhero. Marvel or DC Comics? Gallagher doesn’t discriminate – he...

Posted in: Stories, Walk To End ALS

Your Walk, your way: Getting ready for June 21

ALS doesn’t stop. Neither will we.


UPDATE: Starting June 3, we will be hosting Live Well Wednesdays, special mini events via livestream where you can learn a new skill, have fun with your family, and connect with the ALS community: June 3: Yoga for all ages...

Posted in: Events, Walk To End ALS
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COVID-19 Update


Thanks to our engaged community who serve on our Board, Councils and Committees, we are staying informed and we've been able to make timely and effective changes to our programs so we can continue to provide community-based support services at...

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Celebrating the strength of ALS Canada’s volunteer community


ALS doesn’t stop and neither will we. Even during these unprecedented times, ALS Society of Canada volunteers continue to give their time and skills to support people and families living with ALS.   Over the past week, in recognition and celebration of National...

Posted in: Volunteers