Canada needs genetic fairness legislation - PSC’s President and CEO Joyce Gordon made a presentation on December 10, 2014 to the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights on Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination. Along with several others, Gordon testified on behalf of those with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions, in favour of genetic fairness legislation. More >>

CALL TO ACTION –  Ask your Senator to support Bill S-201, An Act to Prohibit and Prevent Genetic Discrimination - Parkinson Society Canada is asking members of our community to write a letter asking their Senator, to support Bill S-201, An Act to Prohibit and Prevent Genetic Discrimination. More >>

CALL TO ACTION – Help improve access to a new Parkinson’s medication - Do you use the Parkinson’s treatment NEUPRO®? If so, we would like to hear from you. More >>

Seniors and Income Tax - February 25, 2015 - The Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to host a free interactive webinar about important tax topics for seniors in Canada. This webinar will provide an introduction to topics such as pensions, benefits, and tax credits for seniors. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and get answers live throughout the webinar. Register now >>
Getting the Parkinson’s Voice at the Dementia Table - Parkinson Society Canada is working to achieve positive change for people living with Parkinson’s disease and dementia as it is an issue that affects many in our community. More >>
New online tool trains doctors to diagnose and treat Parkinson's - More >>
Did you miss the 2014 Parkinson Connections Education Conference? The September 2014 Neurology lecture was by Dr. Holly Shill, called “Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease: What research has taught us”.To watch this lecture, click here.

Scientists seek greater understanding of complex disease with Parkinson Society Canada funding - More >>

Canadian study of neurological conditions provides new vital information on the impact of Parkinson’s disease - More >>

Parkinson SuperWalk inspires families to celebrate hope over adversity - More >>

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society and Parkinson Society Canada, are pleased to present their next Café Scientifique on the topic of dementia. More >>

CALL TO ACTION - Write to your MP about the upcoming release of the National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions

Parkinson Society Canada requests that members of our community write a letter to their local MP, informing officials that Canadians are interested in the results of the Study and are watching to see what the Government of Canada does with the information gained from this research.
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PD and depression - More >>

Everyday heroes raise funds and offer hope for Canadians through Parkinson SuperWalk - More >>

Parkinson Webinar: Make sure to register for our upcoming webinar on new Parkinson's treatments available in Canada.

No cape, no problem! Join Parkinson SuperWalk and be an everyday hero to Canadians with Parkinson’s. More >>

Advocacy Framework: We are proud to share our 2014-2020 National Advocacy Framework with the Parkinson’s community. The framework serves as a key tool guiding Parkinson Society Canada’s advocacy initiatives. More information >>

Become a Parkinson’s Ambassador! In preparation of the upcoming 2015 election, we are looking for representatives from each federal riding to inform their local candidates of issues impacting the Parkinson’s community. More >>

Parkinson Society Canada Celebrates World Parkinson Day and Volunteer Week by Honouring Extraordinary Heroes with National Awards. More >>

News Release: New Peer-to-peer Education Outreach Improves Clinical Care for Canadians with Parkinson’s. More>>

New resource from PSC-funded researcher Mike Ravenek developed with input from people with Young-Onset Parkinson’s disease. More >>

News release: Parkinson Society Canada today announces that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program.  More >>

Parkinson Society Canada’s medication card is recognized by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) as documentation to be presented to screening officers before they begin the screening process. When the card is presented, screening officers will conduct the screening in a sensitive manner. Contact your Parkinson Society Region for a medication card; or download it here >>

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