Mission & Vision

Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s. Our purpose is to ease the burden and find a cure through advocacy, education, research and support services.

A better life with a brighter future for Canadians living with Parkinson’s today. A world without Parkinson’s tomorrow.

Parkinson Canada will work under the following values:

People with Parkinson’s first Those we serve are our first priority in all decisions.
Collaborative Work together to achieve our Mission and encourage all voices to be heard.
Compassion Conduct all business in a manner that demonstrates empathy and respect for those living with Parkinson’s.
Creativity Always seek innovative ways to reach our mission.
Transparency Conduct business in a manner that meets the most rigorous scrutiny and practices accountability.
Empowerment We enable Canadians living with Parkinson’s to take action so that they may live fully in their communities as vibrant participants in all that life has to offer.


Relevant Awareness – awareness achieved through an understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the experience of Canadians living with Parkinson’s such that an individual may be motivated to act for their benefit.

Recognized Credibility – recognition that Parkinson Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s, and as such is respected by health care professionals, service providers, health charities, the wider charitable sector, Canadians living with Parkinson’s and the general public.

Sustainable Funding – the ability to generate adequate funding to maintain and expand services and research to meet the needs of the growing population of Canadians living with Parkinson’s. Effective Measurement –accountable, consistent and available data to guide decision-making and the best use of funds across the organization.