Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada


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New name, same vision: A world free of MS

  • Announcement

MS Society of Canada is now MS Canada We’re excited to announce that as of January 2023, the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada will be operating under a new name – MS Canada. This name change is the result of a recent amalgamation of the MS Society and the MS Scientific Foundation. This change... Read the full article

MS Bike Encourages Cyclists to Go the Distance for MS Awareness

  • National News Release

MS Society of Canada to host 11 in-person MS Bike events across Canada to support people impacted by multiple sclerosis TORONTO, ON (June 16, 2022) – The MS Bike is back with in-person events for the first time in three years. Organized by the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada , the MS Bike... Read the full article

Moving Forward Together Towards a World Free of MS

  • National News Release

MS Society of Canada hosts annual MS Walk in over 100 communities (in-person and virtual) across Canada on May 29 TORONTO, ON (May 18, 2022) – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada will host its annual MS Walk from coast to coast this May during MS Awareness Month. On Sunday, May 29, thousands... Read the full article

MS Society of Canada Launches MS Awareness Month Virtual Carnation Pinning, Encouraging all Elected Officials and Canadians to Participate

  • National News Release

Campaign follows virtual Day on the Hill advocacy event asking government to #TakeActionForMS OTTAWA, O.N. (May 4, 2022) – Each May, on the first Wednesday of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month, Canadians show their support for the MS community through virtually “donning” a carnation. Today (May... Read the full article

Join the MS Community and Raise Awareness for MS this May

  • National News Release

MS Society invites Canadians to participate in nationwide MS Awareness Month activities TORONTO, O.N. (May 2, 2022) – For the month of May, the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada will recognize Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Month through a variety of activities and events. There is an $8 million fundraising... Read the full article

MS Million Dollar Tower Challenge Aims to Raise $4M for MS Research by Sending More Than 140 Donors Rappelling Off Toronto Office Tower

  • National News Release

TORONTO (ONTARIO), April 21, 2022 – The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is pleased to introduce the MS Million Dollar Tower Challenge, a breathtaking new event with the goal of raising $4 million for critical multiple sclerosis (MS) research initiatives in Canada. The Tower Challenge, sponsored... Read the full article

Canadian Prospective Cohort Study to Understand Progression in Multiple Sclerosis Awarded Nearly $1.35 Million to Investigate the Impact of Pediatric-Onset MS Into Adulthood

  • National News Release

Study will provide greater insights into multiple sclerosis disease progression from childhood through adulthood TORONTO, O.N. (April 6, 2022) – The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada announced today a nearly $1.35 million investment from Biogen Canada Inc., Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (Roche Canada), Read the full article

New Research Study Investigates Earliest Predictors of MS Across Diverse Groups to Identify People At-Risk of Worse Disability Outcomes

  • National News Release

MS Society of Canada partners with National MS Society to support a Canadian-led study investigating the MS prodrome The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada (MS Society) is proud to announce a partnership with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) to support a study that aims to understand... Read the full article

Ontario’s COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility for Boosters

On August 17, 2021, Ontario updated eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to protect individuals most at risk of serious illness from the virus. A complete two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series provides strong protection against infection and severe outcomes in the general population. However, for some populations, Read the full article

A&W Canada Partners with Christine Sinclair for the 13th Annual Burgers to Beat MS Campaign to Help Take on Multiple Sclerosis

  • Announcement,National News Release

A&W Canada announces Burgers to Beat MS Day, where $2 from every A&W Teen Burger ® sold across Canada on Thursday, August 19 th will be donated to the MS Society of Canada to support people living with MS VANCOUVER, BC, July 28, 2021 – A&W Canada and the MS Society of Canada are teaming up with Christine... Read the full article

COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for People Living with MS

  • Announcement

Last updated – July 13, 2022 For recommendations on COVID-19 vaccines, please refer to National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). People living with multiple sclerosis (MS) are seeking peace of mind on the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines. In response, MS Society partner organizations... Read the full article

New Research Study Investigates Metformin as a Therapy to Promote Brain Repair and Reduce Disability in Children and Young Adults with MS

  • National News Release

MS Society of Canada invests $400,000 in Canadian Team of MS Researchers Toronto, ON – February 2, 2020 – Today the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada announced $400,000 in funding to support a pilot clinical trial to investigate the use of metformin as a therapy for children and young adults with... Read the full article

Government of Canada Announces One-Time Disability Payment

  • Announcement

Support payment of $600 to help persons with disabilities during COVID-19 ***Update: Approximately 1.6 million persons with disabilities will start receiving the one-time payment of up to $600 on October 30, 2020. *** ***Update: The deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit has been extended to... Read the full article

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