Amyothophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of British Columbia

ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is a progressive neuromuscular disease in which nerve cells die and leave voluntary muscles paralyzed.

Every day two or three Canadians die of the disease.

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The ALS Society of BC is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS.  Through assisting research we are committed to finding the cause of and cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

The ALS Society of BC has three principal objectives:

  • Provide direct support to patients, their families, and caregivers.  This includes the equipment loan program;
  • Raise funds for patient services and research; and
  • Increase public awareness and understanding of ALS

Charitable Tax Number: 10670 8985 RR0001

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Current News

Date: September 11th, 2017

Sunday September 10, 2017 – Victoria

The ALS Society of BC - Victoria Chapter held an annual general meeting on Sunday September 10, 2017 to elect the 2017/18 executive committee.  The election was presided by Paul LeBlanc, President ALS Society of British Columbia.

Date: August 22nd, 2017

GOAL OF THE STUDY: The CIRCA study (Characterizing the Impact of Respite Care in ALS) will evaluate the impact of a small amount of supplemental care on the well-being and health of persons with ALS and their caregivers by comparing to those who have not received supplemental care.

Date: August 21st, 2017

Congratulations to our raffle draw winner, Joanne Pollard of Whistler, BC.  Winning Ticket Number is 0065.

Date: July 12th, 2017

2nd Annual ALS Canada Virtual Research Forum
August 9th and 10th, 2017 – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET

Date: June 28th, 2017

August 17, 2017

At The Dunes Kamloops

For more information and to register


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