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Volunteer Appreciation and AGM

October 4, 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual Awards, AGM and Volunteer Appreciation Evening, held on September 14th, 2022.

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Borje Salming

Maple Leafs legend Borje Salming diagnosed with ALS

August 12, 2022

Börje Salming diagnosed with ALS, the condition also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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ALBRIOZA Approved

ALBRIOZA Approved as a Treatment for ALS in Canada with Conditions

June 15, 2022

Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc announced that ALBRIOZA approved as a treatment for ALS in Canada with conditions by Health Canada.

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National Caregiver Day

2022 National Caregiver Day

April 5, 2022

April 5 is National Caregiver Day when we recognize the nearly 8 million Canadians who care for family and friends who have chronic health conditions, disabilities or functional limitations.

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Lit Up a Life Thank You

Lite Up a Life – Thank You!!

February 14, 2022

Thank you for your help in making the 2021 Lite Up a Life campaign in support of the Brummitt Feasby ALS House a SUCCESS!! Every year, from  November 1st to December 31st, the ALS Society of Manitoba runs the Lite Up a Life campaign to raise funds for special projects related to the Brummit Feasby […]

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Lou Gehrig

82nd Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s Speech

February 14, 2022

This year marks the 82nd anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in baseball history. Lou Gehrig’s speech on July 4, 1939, was an iconic moment at Yankees Stadium.

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ALS Research Grant Announcement

Nine New Discovery Grants Announced

February 14, 2022

Nine new discovery grants announced totalling $1.125 million dollars into ALS/MND research. Focus is on critical areas of disease processes and clinical care.

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