Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

The MS Society offers a variety of programs to help people affected by multiple sclerosis effectively manage and cope with the disease. MS can be quite challenging at times, but through the support offered by the MS Society, no one has to face these challenges on their own.

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Peer Support Program

  • Peer Support

The MS Society is pleased to offer a telephone/internet peer support program for individuals living with MS. You may be newly diagnosed, you may have a specific question, or maybe you are dealing with an issue related to your MS. Sometimes the best person to talk to is someone who also has MS. Volunteers... Read More


Therapeutic Management of Multiple Sclerosis

  • Education

We are excited to announce that individuals can now register for the next webinar in our National Education Webinar Series . Therapeutic Management of Multiple Sclerosis will take place on Wednesday, March 7th at 12:00 - 1:30pm Central Time. Summary: Educational Goals and Objectives will be based on... Read More


Virtual Photo Walks

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Recreation & Fitness

Virtual Photo Walks is a non-profit organization that uses smart phones and video conferencing to enable people isolated by illness or disability to travel the world in real time. Thanks to technology partners and a group of dedicated virtual volunteer guides from all over the world, Virtual Photo Walks... Read More


MS Connect Education Session

  • Education

MS Connect Education Session Please join us to hear Dr. Michael Cossoy present on the topic of disease management therapies and the drug review process. When : Thursday May 3 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Where: Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre located at 3550 Victoria Ave, Brandon, Manitoba To register, Read More


MS Talk- Getting Ready for the Heat!

  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Education

MS Talk is a fun and interactive teleconference program where you participate in educational and recreational programs and workshops. Materials are all sent before the call so you can actively participate from home by telephone. Registration is required, please contact Ada Jane Okonkwo at 204-943-9595... Read More


MS Talk- Managing Fatigue with MS

  • Peer Support
  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Education

MS Talk is a fun and interactive teleconference program where you participate in educational and recreational programs and workshops. Materials are all sent before the call so you can actively participate from home by telephone. Registration is required, please contact Ada Jane Okonkwo at 204-943-9595... Read More


MS Talk- Research Updates and Minocycline

  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Education

MS Talk is a fun and interactive teleconference program where you participate in educational and recreational programs and workshops. Materials are all sent before the call so you can actively participate from home by telephone. Registration is required, please contact Ada Jane Okonkwo at 204-943-9595... Read More


MS Talk- When do I disclose my MS diagnosis?

  • Peer Support
  • For Healthcare Professionals
  • Education

MS Talk is a fun and interactive teleconference program where you participate in educational and recreational programs and workshops. Materials are all sent before the call so you can actively participate from home by telephone. Registration is required, please contact Ada Jane Okonkwo at 204-943-9595... Read More


Quality of Life Grant Program 2018 – Equipment – MB Division

  • Assistive Devices & Medical Supplies

Are you an individual diagnosed with MS and require assistance with the purchase of Assistive devices? You can apply for a maximum of $300 under the Quality of Life Grant Program. Quality of Life – Equipment Grants Quality of Life - Equipment Grants are made available by the MS Society of Canada to... Read More


What Dr. Google Doesn't Tell You About MS

  • Education

MS Connect Education Session - What Dr. Google Doesn't Tell You About MS Join Dr. Reza Vosoughi for a comprehensive presentation on what is currently known about MS, with a focus on the natural history of the disease and its global epidemiology. The latter part of his presentation will be on the CCSVI... Read More


Young Adult Support (YAS) Winnipeg - Winnipeg Area

  • Youth Programs
  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Education

Are you a young adult diagnosed with MS? If so, consider joining the Young Adult Support (YAS) group for individuals who have multiple sclerosis and their support network of partners, family and friends. This group meets every other month in a variety of community locations to share, support and learn... Read More


Young Adults Support Group- Portage La Prairie Area

  • Youth Programs
  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Recreation & Fitness
  • Peer Support
  • Education

Join a group made for young adults by young adults. If you’re in Portage La Prairie and affected by MS, there is support available for you through this informal social and supportive forum for young adults living with MS and their support network. The group’s mission is to improve the lives of young... Read More


Yoga

  • Recreation & Fitness

Yoga promotes balance, increases range of motion, and reduces fatigue. The meditation component encourages relaxation and helps to reduce stress. Instructors at the MS Society realize that every individual living with MS has unique symptoms, and as such poses may require adaptation and assistance. To... Read More


CHUMS Peer Support Group - Winnipeg Area

  • Peer Support

Self-Help & Support Groups • Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new members. Please contact Deanna (204- 943-9595 ext. 4905 or email deanna.austin@mssociety.ca) who will help... Read More


Kildonan Peer Support Group - Winnipeg Area

  • Peer Support

Self-Help & Support Groups • Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new members. Please contact Deanna (204- 943-9595 ext. 4905 or email deanna.austin@mssociety.ca) who will help... Read More


Moving Forward Peer Support Group - Winnipeg Area

  • Peer Support

Self-Help & Support Groups • Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new members. Please contact Deanna (204- 943-9595 ext. 4905 or email deanna.austin@mssociety.ca) who will help... Read More


MS Action

  • Recreation & Fitness

MS Action Designed to help people living with MS improve their overall health and fitness, this program will help strengthen your muscles and increase flexibility to help manage symptoms. Fridays • 1:15 - 2:00 pm Location: Rady Jewish Community Centre • 123 Doncaster St Register: Rady Centre, call 204-477-7510... Read More


MS Friends Peer Support Group - Winnipeg Area

  • Peer Support

Self-Help & Support Groups • Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new members. Please contact Deanna (204- 943-9595 ext. 4905 or email Deanna.austin@mssociety.ca) who will help... Read More


On Our Own Peer Support Group - Winnipeg Area

  • Peer Support

Self-Help & Support Groups • Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new members. Please contact Deanna (204- 943-9595 ext. 4905 or email deanna.austin@mssociety.ca) who will help... Read More


Peer Support Group - Morden Area

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

Support Groups: Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to any persons affected by MS in the Morden/Winkler and surrounding areas. When: Wednesday, April 18th, at 7pm-9pm Where: 3010... Read More


Peer Support Group- Portage La Prairie Area

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support
  • Education

Support Groups & Coffee Crews: Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new and existing members. 2nd Wednesday of the month, 11:30am-1:30pm, at a location off-site within the Portage... Read More


Self-Help Group - Selkirk Area NEW!

  • Education

Support Groups: Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to all affected by MS in the Selkirk area or surrounding areas. Support Group in Selkirk, MB is Live! When: 2nd Thursday of... Read More


Social Lunch Group - Steinbach Area

  • Peer Support

Support Groups & Social Lunch Groups: Groups are a great way to connect with other people affected by MS and to share information and support in a safe confidential environment. All groups are open to new and existing members. When: 4th Thursday of the month at 12:00pm Where: off-site location within... Read More


Take Action - Manitoba Division

  • Advocacy & Legal

Priority Issues MS Society Priorities – 2015 Lifelong and Age appropriate care Employment and Income Support Accessibility Access to treatment and healthcare from outside the city centre Caregiver acknowledgement/support Ways to Take Action Become an MS Ambassador MS Day at the Leg – May MS Day at City... Read More


Whole Body Strong

  • Recreation & Fitness

Whole Body Strong is a whole body exercise program based upon the principals of essentrics, which includes a dynamic workout approach that lengthens and strengthens every muscle in the body, resulting in greater joint mobility and lean, long muscles. Whole Body Strong aims to help increase full body... Read More


Massage Therapy - Winnipeg Area

  • Recreation & Fitness

Massage Therapy is provided by students of the Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies Inc. Massage is offered on Tuesday afternoons at either 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00 pm at the college on Berry Street. While there is no cost for this program, donations to the Wellington College of Remedial Massage... Read More


Neurofit/Stroke Program

  • Recreation & Fitness

Neurofit/Stroke Program Stroke and neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis can affect your quality of life, particularly your ability to stay active. Neurofit will focus on increasing strength, endurance, and flexibility. Special consideration will be given to factors which may impact your... Read More