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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. Combining care work and paid work is the norm for many employed Canadians, with caregivers making up 30-35% of the paid workforce. Please join us in […]

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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. July 4, 1939 was the iconic moment at Yankees Stadium when Gehrig’s speech shocked and inspired the world, as he told everyone about his diagnosis of ALS. Lou Gehrig’s legendary …

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ALS Research Grant Announcement

Nine New Discovery Grants Announced

February 14, 2022

Hot off the press! We have some exciting news to share with you from the ALS Canada Research Program. This morning ALS Canada, together with Brain Canada, announced an investment of $1.125 million towards nine new Discovery Grants bringing together multidisciplinary teams of research experts to investigate critical areas of disease processes and clinical care. […]

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