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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 >>


2014 Lobby Day: On April 1st, volunteers and staff representing Parkinson Society Canada were in Ottawa meeting with federal officials to kick off Parkinson’s Awareness Month. 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 >>


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


Join Parkinson Society Eastern Ontario for its annual regional symposium: Moving from Research to Practice. Click for more details >>


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


Request for Personal Stories: Parkinson Society Canada is asking our community to share their personal story of how they have been affected by genetic discrimination. More >>


University of Victoria, Centre on Aging: Are you in a committed relationship with someone diagnosed with; Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or dementia with Lewy Bodies? Researchers at the University of Victoria, Centre on Aging are interested in finding out more about the different rewards and challenges of caring across neurodegenerative disease groups to improve the support available to caregivers. More >>


Class action proceeding in regards to Requip (generic name ropinirole hydrochloride) has been certified in Ontario. All persons resident in Canada (except the province of Quebec) who were prescribed this treatment and who have Impulse Control Disorders may qualify as a Class Member. Individuals with Parkinson’s who wish to participate in the process must fill out a questionnaire which is available at www.thomsonrogers.com


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


News release: Parkinson SuperWalk Supporters Fund Critical Research and Hope for a Cure More >>


News release: Parkinson Society Canada welcomes 3,000 international participants to the 3rd World Parkinson Congress bringing hope to Canadians living with Parkinson’s More >>


News release:  A step towards making a difference in the lives of many Canadians. Parkinson SuperWalk provides support to explore novel ideas and advance. More >>


News release:  Pause For A Cause: Who Will Be This Year’s Parkinson’s Top Dog? 2nd annual Pets for Parkinson’s photo contest encourages Canadians to share photos of their prized pets. More >>


CALL TO ACTION! Address the funding cuts to Centre for Movement Disorders in Markham, Ontario, by participating in our letter-writing campaign to the government, calling for a Movement Disorder Strategy in Ontario. More >>


News release:  Unleashing the watchdog protein: Research partly funded by PSC opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson’s disease. More >>


When you visit your doctor, how often do you focus on the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s, but don’t mention the non-motor symptoms? Now a new tool, A Guide to the Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, will help you and your doctor identify the symptoms and best treatment plan. The new patient-friendly booklet is based on research funded in part by Parkinson Society Canada. 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 >>

Research study seeking participants diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. More >>

Merck Announces Sinemet Patient Assistance Program. A new program from Merck will help pay for the difference between generic and brand drug for consumers. More >>
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