The Scotiabank Charity Challenge is the community component of all Canadian Circuit events where Scotiabank is involved. In addition to supporting the local economy where the event takes place, the Charity Challenge raises funds for local charities. As such, the Challenge has enabled Parkinson Québec to raise more than $ 18,000 in 2018! In 2019, our goal is $ 20,000.
Participate in the various races in corporate, university or individual teams. Come run 5 km, 10 km or 21 km with us! Details below.
Why run with us?
Reimbursement of registration fees (upon request) for participants who raise a minimum of…
2018 has been particularly rich for scientists working on Parkinson’s disease. Whether in the field of fundamental research (to gain new knowledge about the causes and mechanisms of the disease), or in clinical research (directly with patients), this year has brought a lot of hope for the Parkinson’s community. Let’s look briefly at the 3 major areas of discovery:
New therapeutic avenues to manage the symptoms of the disease
Improvement of traditional medicines
Since the 1960s, levodopa has been the standard treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Unfortunately, its incredible efficiency is accompanied by motor fluctuations and dyskinesias induced after…
Being a member of a Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to share your experience and develop your skills.
Requesting volunteers for the Board of Directors
Parkinson Québec is currently recruiting volunteers to fill openings on our Board of Directors. The Board of Directors consists of 14 people (some members will be appointed for a term of two (2) years in spring 2019).
The Board of Directors should include a diversity of skills, leadership and critical vision in the governance of Parkinson Québec. The ideal candidate must have