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2018 Footnotes - Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries MS Walk

  • Announcement

Thank you Manitoba! The 2018 Footnotes is here and we couldn’t be happier to share it with you. Thank you for making each Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries MS walk in Manitoba a success. The MS Walk would not be possible without the support from our fundraisers, volunteers and sponsors. Take a look to view... Read More

Join the MS Society of Canada in Advocating for Support for #LifeWithMS

  • Announcement,National News Release

Online campaign asks Canadians to join in solidarity and engage local MPs to fight for improved income and employment, increased access, and investment in health research for people living with multiple sclerosis Toronto, ON – September 7, 2018 – The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada asks you to... Read More

Pamela Valentine – Leading Innovation & Change at the MS Society

  • Announcement

The board of directors of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Pamela (Pam) Valentine has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Pam will be joining the MS Society January 1, 2018. Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world and Pam comes to the... Read More

​MS Bike Air Quality Safety

  • Announcement

MS Bike Cowichan Valley Experience and West Kootenay Challenge Air Quality Safety In light of the recent BC forest fires, MS Society is sharing important information about safety protocols to all participants of MS Bike Cowichan Valley and West Kootenay Challenge. Please click the link to read our letter... Read More

Calling Millennials!

  • Announcement

Based on the success of last year's one-day event specifically for young adults in their 20s and 30s who are living with MS or are close to someone with MS, a second program, The Heart of It 2017, will take place on Sunday, June 11 in Winnipeg. It is a day for personal growth, connecting, sharing, learning... Read More

Ten Years of Service to People Affected by MS

  • Announcement

We say farewell to a strong advocate for people living with MS after a decade of service with the MS Society of Canada. President & CEO Yves Savoie will be leaving the MS Society of Canada March 31, 2017. A strong advocate for a patient-centered health system and a catalyst for increased involvement... Read More

Public Information Sessions on Accessibility Legislation - NS

  • Announcement

The Accessibility Act , An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia , was introduced in the House on November 2, 2016, proceeded to Second Reading on November 3, and to Law Amendments on November 7, 2016. It remains with the Law Amendments Committee who are interested in hearing more from those impacted... Read More

2016 Atlantic Division Awards - ATL

  • Announcement

The 2016 Atlantic Division Awards are an opportunity to recognize the contributions of the outstanding volunteers who donate their time and expertise to help fulfill our mission. Deadline for submitting nominations has now been extended to Wednesday, December 31! Please refer to the links below for... Read More

EI Consultations for Caregivers

  • Announcement

The federal government is consulting with Canadians to introduce more flexible and inclusive support for caregivers. Online consultation is open until November 4th. Click here to participate and learn more. Currently, EI (Employment Insurance) provides temporary financial assistance for caregivers caring... Read More

MS Society and Accelerating Research

  • Announcement

The work of the MS Society of Canada is dedicated to a cure for MS and enhancing the quality of life for all people affected by MS. The following key values are at the forefront of what the organization strives to do. Keep those affected by MS at the centre of their work. Provide meaningful benefit... Read More

Multiple Solutions Newsletter October

  • Announcement

The Durham Northumberland October Newsletter is now online.This newsletter provides an overview of volunteer opportunities at the Chapter, recent fundraising events and programs and service. If you would like an electronic copy or a paper copy of the newsletter emailed or mailed to you, please contact... Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador MS Bike Tour 2016

  • Announcement

On Saturday, September 24 cyclists participated in a one-day bike tour, pedaling between 30 and 78 kilometers, as part of MS Bike - the largest cycling series in North America. The 4th annual Newfoundland and Labrador MS Bike Tour, dubbed “Bike the Rock” provided cyclists with the opportunity to join... Read More

Serve as a Community Representative on the Research Review Panel

  • Announcement

Each year the MS Society seeks the necessary scientific expertise required to review applications that are submitted to the Annual Research Competition. These grants provide critical support to researchers who conduct experiments that address important questions related to the cause, progression, diagnosis... Read More

In the news: Brantford Beerfest to benefit Grand Erie Chapter

  • Announcement

In the News: Inaugural Brantford Beerfest to benefit Grand Erie Chapter In the Brantford Expositor http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2016/08/15/inaugu... "Chris Wagner still remembers his excitement after successfully making his own beer for the first time in February. "It was amazing that we had actually... Read More

Nova Scotia MS Bike Tour 2016

  • Announcement

On July 23 & 24 close to 200 cyclists rode approximately 120 kilometres roundtrip from Windsor to Wolfville as a part of MS Bike - the largest cycling series in North America. The 27 th annual Nova Scotia MS Bike Tour, dubbed “Vineyards and Valleys” was a wonderful weekend event that brought people... Read More

Ravens Brewing to donate 25% net proceeds of IPA to end MS

  • Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local brewery will donate 25 per cent of the net proceeds from its Elderflower IPA to end Multiple Sclerosis [BURNABY, BC] –July 8– Ravens Brewing Company will launch their first beer for charity, the Elderflower IPA, today. The brewery has selected the MS Society of Canada, BC... Read More

New Brunswick MS Bike Tour 2016

  • Announcement

On June 25 & 26 over 120 cyclists rode approximately 120 kilometres across New Brunswick as a part of MS Bike - the largest cycling series in North America. The 12th annual New Brunswick MS Bike Tour, dubbed “Plains and Pastures” was a wonderful weekend event that brought people together in the fight... Read More

MS Walk 2016 - Atlantic Division

  • Announcement

On Sunday, May 29, 2016 close to 2,000 walkers participated in the Medavie Blue Cross MS Walk which took place in fourteen locations across Atlantic Canada. The MS Society is dedicated to funding research and services that empower Canadians affected by multiple sclerosis. Money raised through the MS... Read More

Research Opportunity at UBC: Doctoral Student Position(s)

  • Announcement

Research Opportunity: Doctoral Student Position(s) Do you want to make a difference to the growing number of individuals dealing with a life long, chronic disease with no known cause or cure? Do you want to live in a place consistently ranked as one of the world’s ‘most liveable cities’? Multiple Sclerosis... Read More

Peterborough Volunteers Needed

  • Announcement

Volunteers are in need to work at Delta Bingo fundraising for the MS Society. Saturday Mornings for 2 hours on a Rotating Basis Read More

Other News & Resources - HRM

  • Announcement

Maritime Brain Tissue Bank: Information for Donors Website Link: http://braintissuebank.dal.ca/tissue-donations/info-for-donors Posted - 24 May 2016 Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit Website Link: http://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/dmsru Posted - 24 May 2016 Ryerson University Research Update: “Dating... Read More

Multiple Solutions February 2016

  • Announcement

The Multiple Solutions February 2016 Newsletter is out! Multiple Solutions offers chapter news, human interest stories, community and chapter events, programs and services updates and information on how to live well with MS. You will need the program ADOBE Reader to read the newsletter. You can obtain... Read More

​2016 endMS Conference

  • Announcement

The MS Society of Canada is proud to announce that the 2016 endMS Conference will be held in Toronto, Ontario at the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel from December 6th to 9th . The endMS Conference is a national research conference aimed to foster knowledge exchange on MS-related research, networking... Read More

Volunteer Resources Assistant

  • Announcement

Volunteer Resources Assistant The Volunteer Resources Assistant provides volunteer coordination and administrative support to the Senior Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, for various events throughout the year. Responsibilities: Assist in achieving & exceeding event volunteer recruitment goals. Assist... Read More

Volunteer Walk Committee Chair

  • Announcement

Walk Committee Chair Volunteer Position Description The Committee Chair Volunteer is responsible for leading and motivating a volunteer committee which in turn, is responsible for the successful staging of the Scotiabank MS Walk event on May 15, 2016 in your community. Responsibilities: Plan and lead... Read More

Volunteer Walk Organizing Committee

  • Announcement

Scotiabank MS Walk Organizing Committee Position Descriptions Purpose: The Walk Committee is responsible for successfully, planning and leading the Scotiabank MS Walk event in their community. These opportunities are idea for individuals looking to make a more substantial volunteer time commitment and... Read More

Volunteer PR & Promo Strategist

  • Announcement

May Awareness Month PR and Promotions Strategist Volunteer Position Description The Public Relations and Promotions Strategist will create a 2016 May Awareness Month strategy; increasing community awareness and engagement through public relations, media outreach and promotion. This individual will provide... Read More

We 3 Girls Trunk Sale Huge Sucess!

  • Announcement

Over 2,800 shoppers helped raise an amazing $24 000.00 at the We 3 Girls & Co. Trunk Sale for the Cornwall & District Chapter of the MS Society of Canada. More than 200 vendors offered everything from deserts to artistic creations and healthy lifestyle products. This was the 5th in year a row that the... Read More

Consultations on Future Legislation re: Medical Assistance in Dying

  • Announcement,National News Release

(Updated June 2016) In February 2015, the Supreme Court made a historic decision to lift Canada’s ban on medical assistance in dying. With this decision, the Supreme Court has sent a clear and strong message to legislatures that medical assistance in dying must be permitted for a carefully defined subset... Read More

MS Society Peer Support Program - Volunteers wanted

  • Announcement

The MS Society will be launching an exciting new nation-wide Peer Support Program! This program will match trained volunteers with peers who approach the MS Society looking for support from someone who has ‘been there’. While the MS Society can provide evidence based information, this program will complement... Read More

Serve as a Community Representative on the Research Review Panel

  • Announcement

Each year the MS Society seeks the necessary scientific expertise required to review applications that are submitted to the annual research grants and awards competition. In 2012, an initiative was launched to involve people in the MS community – termed Community Representatives – in the review process. Read More

A&W Canada and the MS Society of Canada team up for a 7th year to End MS

  • Announcement,National News Release

$1 from every Teen Burger ® sold across Canada will go towards helping those living with MS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VANCOUVER, BC – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. (TSE: AW.UN) celebrates its 7 th annual Cruisin’ to End MS day tomorrow, Thursday, August 27 th , to help Canadians living with MS. On this... Read More

2015 Biking to the Viking Rainbow Raffle Winners

  • Announcement

Rainbow Raffle winning ticket numbers are found below. If you are a prize winner, but you haven't claimed your prize, please contact the MS Society of Canada, Manitoba Division office by calling 1‑204‑943‑9595 or emailing info.manitoba@mssociety.ca. #1. Hockey Prize: #41500 (CLAIMED) #2. Date Night... Read More

New Brunswick MS Bike Tour 2015

  • Announcement

On June 27 & 28 over 100 cyclists rode approximately 120 kilometres across New Brunswick as a part of the MS Bike - the largest cycling series in North America. The 11th annual New Brunswick MS Bike Tour, dubbed “Plains and Pastures” was a wonderful weekend event that brought people together in the... Read More

Atlantic Division gets new President

  • Announcement

The MS Society of Canada, Atlantic Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin (Ben) Davis to the position of President, Atlantic Division, effective July 6, 2015. Ben will lead a dedicated team of employees and volunteers to help achieve the MS Society’s mission in the Atlantic region. Read More

2015 Scotiabank MS Walk - Fraser Valley

  • Announcement

Thank you to all of the participants, volunteers, sponsors and donors for your contributions and efforts in the 2015 Scotiabank MS Walk in the Fraser Valley. This is year we amalgamated the Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Hope Scotiabank MS Walks into one event at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford on May 24, Read More

Andrew Merriam Pledge Night at Montana's

  • Announcement

Multiple Sclerosis Society, Grand Erie Chapter MS Society and Montana’s Cookhouse presents Will You Fight?   On July 15th at Montana's Cookhouse, 84 Lynden Road, Brantford, come out and support Andrew Merriam who is doing the MS Bike ride from Grand Bend to London. 10% of all purchases that evening... Read More

MS Sevens Rugby Tournament Raised $5,500 for MS - BC and Yukon DIvision

  • Announcement,National News Release

(SURREY, BC) The MS Sevens Rugby Tournament was held at the South Surrey Athletic Park on the Bayside Rugby Club field on May 31.  The event raised $5,500 for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada BC and Yukon Division. “We chose to fundraise for MS because both Taylor Stogryn’s grandma and my grandma... Read More

Women Network to Help End MS

  • Announcement

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world. MS is a chronic, often disabling disease of the central nervous system comprising the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve. It is one of the most common neurological diseases affecting young adults in Canada. It affects women three times... Read More

The Fondation de la Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec is proud to support the MS Society, Quebec Division for the Summer camp for adults with MS. (in French only)

  • Announcement

Montréal, le 13 mai 2015  – La Fondation de la Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec (FFMSQ) a le plaisir d'annoncer l'octroi d'un soutien financier maximum de  26 500 $ à la Société canadienne de la sclérose en plaques – Division du Québec . Ce montant servira à l'organisation d'un camp de... Read More

Administrative, Office, and Project Volunteers - BC & Yukon Division

  • Announcement

We are looking for keen volunteers to fill the following positions: Volunteer Fundraising Assistant Purpose: To provide support to the Fundraising team for various events throughout the year. Responsibilities: Provide administrative support including; developing written material, signage, mail merges, Read More

Paying Tribute to an Inspiration

  • Announcement

99-year-old Jessie Lang fights MS in her daughter’s memory “Forever Wendy” is the name of the MS Walk team that honours Jessie Lang’s daughter Wendy, who lived with MS for 30 years. Through volunteering, advocacy work, philanthropy and many other forms of outreach, Jessie and her daughter, Signy Hansen, Read More

2015 Spring MS Link-Letter BCY Unchaptered Areas

  • Announcement

The 2015 Spring issue of the MS Link-Letter for MS Self-Help and Support Groups in BC & Yukon Unchaptered Areas is now online . Features include: May Awareness Month Heroes Among Us Peer Support and Self-Help Groups Collaborative Outreach in the Yukon Research, Caregivers, and Camp Read More

Recognizing MS Heroes in 2014

  • Announcement

Ken Chubb,  Division President’s Award For over 25 years, Ken has assisted the MS Society and those living with MS in the Creston area. As a member of the BC & Yukon Client Services Committee and the main contact for the Creston MS self-help group, Ken builds connections between health care providers... Read More

Ontario & Nunavut Division 2014 volunteer award winners announced

  • Announcement

The Ontario & Nunavut Division awards program is one of the ways the MS Society honours those who have made a significant contribution to furthering our mission, and who represent the finest in volunteerism within our division. These awards are the highest honours awarded by Ontario & Nunavut Division, Read More

Volunteers needed - Government relations and advocacy task force

  • Announcement

The Government Relations and Advocacy Task Force assists with government relations activities in the BC and Yukon Division.  Government Relations efforts are aimed at improving legislation, policies, practices, opportunities and/or attitudes within different levels of government that impact people affected... Read More

Grand Erie Chapter is Formed

  • Announcement

The Brant County Chapter and the Simcoe-Norfolk Unit of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada have joined forces! In an effort to improve access and provide more consistent service to all people living with MS in our region, we are pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2015, these two chapters came... Read More

Grand River Chapter is Formed

  • Announcement

Welcome to the newly formed Grand River Chapter comprising the communities of Waterloo Region, Wellington County and Cambridge. We are excited to come together to give you the best of all three chapters. We would love to hear from you. Please contact us at: Donna Smith Holst, Community Outreach Coordinator(Wellington)... Read More

Bruce Grey Chapter formed

  • Announcement

The Bruce County Unit of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada has expanded to become the Bruce Grey Chapter. In an effort to improve access and provide more consistent service to all people living with MS in our region, we are pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2015, these two areas will... Read More

​MS: The Facts You Need - Available to Download

  • Announcement

The fifth edition of Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts You Need written by Dr. Paul O’Connor offers new information on the causes and treatments of MS. This comprehensive guide to living with MS is supported by diagrams, case histories and a list of helpful organizations. Download this essential resource... Read More

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