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May 19, 2017 - 9:48am

The event will be taking place at the Toronto Zoo on Sunday, September 24, 2017.  Your registration will include all day entry to the zoo, plus an exclusive breakfast for the dystonia community, hosted in the Wildlife Marque (from 9:30  - 11:00 am). 

We’ll have fun for the whole family including encounters with zoo animals, a touch table, fact painting, treats for the kids, and more! Click here for more information and to register! 

February 7, 2017 - 9:27am

We are thrilled to be joining the Greater Vancouver Area Dystonia Support Group and others from the dystonia community once again at this years 5K Scotiabank Charity Challenge taking place on June 24, 2018.  

The 5km will take place on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at 9:30 am in Stanley Park. 

Please note registration is now closed as the 5km walk is sold out. You can still support us by making a donation in lieu of registration. 

January 31, 2017 - 3:20pm

If you are a dystonia patient in Calgary, and you are interested in getting involved with a support group in your community, we would love to hear from you. Please email Stefanie Ince, Executive Director and let us know you are interested in getting involved. 

And to make sure we create a support group schedule that works for everyone, we have created a short survey. Please consider filling it out, so that we are aware of your specific interests, and availability. 

January 26, 2017 - 12:44pm

There are upcoming FREE Stanford Programs for Chronic Pain and Chronic Disease Self-Management across Ontario. Find out more and register for programs near you!

January 25, 2017 - 12:04pm

The Banting Research Foundation and DMRF Canada are pleased to announce the second year of research funding to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to dystonia, a neurological movement disorder impacting more than 50,000 Canadians.

The goal of the DMRF Canada’s Science Program is to support the discovery of new or improved therapies and, ultimately, a cure for dystonia. To achieve this goal, the DMRF is dedicated to supporting the field of dystonia research and stimulating the collaborations and projects necessary to accelerate progress.