Our mission

Founded in 1983, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec is a non-profit community organization. Our mission is:

  • to provide support and referrals for people living with ALS  and their loved ones;
  • to fund research;
  • to raise awareness of this disease among the general public, government officials and medical and paramedical practitioners.

Registered Charity No: 119153187RR0001



The blue cornflower is flower symbol for the fight against ALS. Despite its fragile appearance, it is a hardy flower found throughout Canada. Like the robust stem of the cornflower, people living with ALS show remarkable strength in coping with this devastating disease.