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2017 Bob Heinrich Calendar

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Peoples Drug Mart/Peoples Pharmacy Supporting ALS

Peoples Drug Mart CEO Ian Maxwell and Ed Sue Marketing and Advertising Manager, present ALS BC Executive Director Wendy Toyer with a $25,000 cheque as the title sponsor of the Walks for ALS in BC & the Yukon.

Peoples Drug Mart/Peoples Pharmacy has been the title sponsor of the walks for ALS in B.C. and the Yukon since 2005. 

Over the past 11 years, Peoples Drug Mart has donated in excess of $480,180 to support patient services provided by the ALS Society. 

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge leads to new gene discovery

July 28, 2016 –  Researchers announced that the gene NEK1 has been found to play a significant role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This landmark discovery is the result of an 11-country research collaboration that was funded through the Ice Bucket Challenge. The research team included 3 Canadians, one of whom was directly funded by the ALS Society of Canada for their work during this discovery.