Giving Neuroscience Nurses the Tools for Success

Educating people with Parkinson’s and related healthcare specialists is one of Parkinson Society Canada’s (PSC) top priorities. That’s why PSC is proud to announce our first professional education workshop geared to neuroscience nurses at the 45th annual Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses (CANN) Conference in Banff, Alberta on June 3rd, 2014. The two hour workshop … Read more

Message from the Editor

Welcome to the April issue of eParkinson Post. At this time every year we celebrate the accomplishments of our volunteers, colleagues and cutting-edge researchers while raising awareness of Parkinson’s disease. Every day we are grateful for the everyday heroes who inspire extraordinary hope, working tirelessly to educate, fundraise, support, treat and research Parkinson’s. Take a … Read more

Everyday Heroes. Extraordinary Hope.

At Parkinson Society Canada, we celebrate the everyday heroes who help improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s. Regardless of their personal or professional background, these doctors, health care professionals, volunteers and people with Parkinson’s go the extra mile to inspire extraordinary hope for the greater Parkinson’s community. During Parkinson’s Awareness Month (April), we invite … Read more

New Framework Driving National Advocacy Initiatives through 2020

Parkinson Society Canada (PSC) is proud to share our National Advocacy Framework. This core document provides a snapshot of priorities that drive our advocacy efforts, the people involved in our initiatives, the actions we are taking, and what we hope to achieve for Canadians affected by Parkinson’s disease from now through the year 2020. The … Read more

Donald Calne Lectureship Awarded to Dr. Ali Rajput

Parkinson Society Canada (PSC) is proud to award Dr. Ali Rajput, Professor Emeritus Neurology, Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, with the 2014 Donald Calne Lectureship. The lecture will be delivered on May 26th during the Canadian Association for Neuroscience’s (CAN) annual conference in Montreal, Quebec. Dr. Rajput trained at the University of Michigan where he … Read more

Giving Back is a Way of Life: Spotlight on a Caring Community Partner

Hanif Balolia, founder and president of, had the best inspiration in life and in business: his parents. “I wouldn’t be anywhere without my father,” says Hanif. “He taught me that you have to give back to those who are less fortunate, and not necessarily with financial support. Time is good. Giving both is even … Read more