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


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


Access to MS drug cost reimbursement in Ontario

  • Information Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Financial Assistance

Access to Provincial Drug Cost Reimbursement for MS Therapies Once a new therapy is approved by the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada and assessed by the Common Drug Review, the Ontario government's own team of clinical experts and two lay citizens, the Committee to Evaluate Drugs (CED), Read More


Education Sessions

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Education

Every spring and fall, informative workshops and seminars on a number of different topics are held across the province. Several are held in annually across the province of Ontario. See what's currently scheduled at www.mssociety.ca/ontario-education . (Please note: sessions for fall will be planned... Read More


Ontario Advocacy Campaign - Spring 2018

  • Advocacy & Legal

People affected by MS need real action for better lives. Ontario Election 2018 - Ask your candidates to support critical MS services! Ontarians with multiple sclerosis struggle to manage their health and survive financially in the face of an unpredictable and demanding illness. We want to elect a government... Read More



Dancing with disAbility

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Health and Wellness

Dancing with disAbility Enjoy physicall activity, movement, story telling at Dancing with disAbility! Join instructor Jill Simpson as she teaches and inspires every week. Meet new people and make new friends. Register for our winter 2018 session of Dancing with Disability. Classes run at: St. James-Rosemount... Read More



Financial Assistance - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance Quality of Life Grants The MS Society offers individuals living with MS a wide variety of programs that promote personal independence and contribute to an enhanced quality of life. The Quality of Life Grants are designed to provide financial assistance to those requiring support... Read More


Grand River Chapter - Live and Learn Series

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education

Grand River Chapter's Live and Learn Series Grand River Chapter of the MS Society offers free monthly workshops that are anything from fun and creative to educational or inspirational! We work with local professionals, arranging for them to share their time and skills with those living with, or touched... Read More



Guelph MS Self Help Group

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

Purpose: This support group is for anyone diagnosed with or suspected of having multiple sclerosis to get together for mutual support, comfort and friendship. When: 1st Tuesday of every month from 11:00AM to 1:00Pm and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Where: Royal on Gordon Retirement... Read More


Information and Referral - Grand River Chapter

  • Chapter Information

The Grand River Chapter serves the communities of Wellington County, Waterloo Region and Cambridge. Whether you are newly diagnosed, in a caregiver role, or helping your loved one understand MS, we can provide assistance in a non- judgmental supportive environment. We provide current, factual and meaningful... Read More


Information and Support - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Information Services
  • Advocacy & Legal

Information and Support The MS Society provides the most accurate and up-to-date information on MS. People impacted by MS can also contact the MS Society to seek referrals to community resources. For more information on how we can help you access information and services, please contact an MS Navigator... Read More



Lunch Bunch - Grand River Chapter

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

Lunch Bunch Every Monday from 11:30am-1:30pm we host Lunch Bunch, one of Grand River Chapters longest running programs. Come out and enjoy support and good company. Tea and coffee are served, while participants bring their own lunch. A microwave and sink are available. This program takes place at Winston... Read More


MS 101 Ontario Wide

  • Education

If you are recently diagnosed with MS, join us for an important information session called MS 101 . Topics covered during MS 101 include: treatment options, coping with MS, research, and available support from the MS Society and your local chapter. Friends and family members are welcome. Sessions are... Read More


MS Carnation Campaign - Ontario

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

The carnation. In 1975, this flower became Canada's most recognized symbol of hope in the quest to end multiple sclerosis when the first MS Carnation Campaign kicked off in Quebec. The MS Carnation Campaign is now the MS Society of Canada’s longest running fundraiser. Over $45 million has been raised... Read More


Ontario Advocacy Campaign - Fall 2016

  • Advocacy & Legal

People affected by MS need real action for better lives. Ask the Ontario government to support critical MS services! Ontarians with multiple sclerosis struggle to manage their health and survive financially in the face of an unpredictable and demanding illness. As the Ontario government makes plans... Read More


Support Group - Cambridge

  • Social Gatherings & Recreation
  • Peer Support

Cambridge Support Group Come out and meet some new people, socialize, share stories, listen, offer and receive support. This group is open to all people living with MS at any stage. Whether you are looking for a listening ear or are wanting to meet new people, this is a great group for you. This participant... Read More


Take Action - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Advocacy & Legal

Become an MS Ambassador Do you enjoy public policy? Do you want to take a more active stance and voice your concerns at Queen’s Park? Do you want to learn about the challenges faced by those living with MS and take part in training opportunities? If yes, then the MS Ambassador program is for you! To... Read More


Volunteer with Ontario & Nunavut Division!

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

A willingness to contribute your time and talents to the effort to end MS is all that is needed to make a positive difference for people living with multiple sclerosis. Volunteers are truly the lifeblood of the MS Society. Why not join the team that makes a difference each and every day for those with... Read More


Wedding In-Honour Program - Ontario & Nunavut Division

  • Volunteering & Fundraising

Make your wedding a lasting celebration! The MS Society of Canada’s In-Honour Wedding Program offers a thoughtful alternative to the traditional bomboniere or wedding favour. Through the In-Honour Wedding Program, couples can make a donation to the MS Society in honour of their wedding guests. In recognition... Read More