REM Sleep Study Reaps Benefits for Larger Research Community

Dr. Penny MacDonald's study into REM sleep is inspiring hope

If you have participated in Pedaling for Parkinson’s, you are familiar with the Pedaling for Parkinson’s Research Grant that your fundraising dollars help support. This month, we’d like to share an example of the vital research that your fundraising dollars make possible. And how funding provided by Jeff and Shelley Parr in memory of Dr. … Read more

Pedaling for Parkinson’s Summerside, P.E.I.

Event Organizers: Dan Steele & Bruce Macpherson

On September 25th and 26th, members of the Parkinson’s community will be Pedaling for Parkinson’s in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, the City by the Sea. This inclusive, family-friendly event will have varied looped ride options from 35km to 100 km along the gentle Confederation trail, offering participants the perfect opportunity to savour the coastal scenery … Read more

Announcing the formation of Parkinson Canada’s Research and Clinical Advisory Committee

Group of medical professionals huddling

Research is a foundational cornerstone of Parkinson Canada’s mandate. Your support fosters research innovation through the Parkinson Canada Research Program and Canadian Open Parkinson Network, programs governed by strong scientific leadership. We are excited to announce a newly formed advisory committee dedicated to research and other critical matters. The Research and Clinical Advisory Committee (RCAC) … Read more

Kevin Farmer’s Drum-athon Raising Funds for SuperWalk

Milton-based amateur recording engineer and drummer, Kevin Farmer

At Parkinson Canada, we are always on the lookout for new and inventive ideas for fundraising from our community and we are never disappointed. Milton-based amateur recording engineer and drummer, Kevin Farmer is back this year with a creative, energetic (and loud) fundraising campaign that’s hard to beat.  We caught up with Kevin and he … Read more