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About Us

Parkinson Canada is the definitive voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. From diagnosis to discovery, you can count on us to be there at every step of the Parkinson’s journey. We provide education and professional development opportunities. And we support health professionals like you so that you can best serve your patients, their families and care partners. Parkinson Canada relies on the expertise of its Medical Advisory Council for scientific and clinical relevance of existing and new resources. This team of experts across many disciplines ensures the information and resources we distribute is based on the latest evidence to manage and treat Parkinson’s disease symptoms.

Parkinson Canada offers resources that are of interest to patients/clients and family members, including brochures, information sheets, booklets, videos and webcasts. Visit the resources section of this website to view or download. 

Services such as peer support groups and one-to-one support for people living with Parkinson’s and caregivers are available through Parkinson Canada. Contact the office in your area for details. Connect with us in person, by telephone or online.

Parkinson Canada advocates with federal, provincial and territorial governments on issues that matter to the Parkinson’s community in Canada. The Parkinson Canada Research Program funds innovative research to search for better treatments and a cure. Parkinson Canada is a founding partner of the Canadian Open Parkinson Network. C-OPN will increase collaboration across institutions and scientists to accelerate discoveries through a shared databank and biorepository. 

Parkinson Canada is an Imagine Canada accredited organization and fulfills its mission through the generosity of individual donors, corporations and foundations.