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|The MS Society of Canada is the source of accurate, up-to-date information about MS. We are the Alberta & Northwest Territories Division.
At the MS Society of Canada, we uphold the following values:
1. We believe in and work toward the full integration of people with multiple sclerosis in all aspects of life.
2. We keep those affected by MS at the centre of our work at every level of the organization.
3. We treat everyone with respect and dignity, and protect their privacy and rights to make decisions about their lives.
4. We provide meaningful benefit to the greatest possible number of people affected by MS.
5. We give hope to people affected by multiple sclerosis.
6. We acknowledge the grassroots of our organization as one of its greatest strengths.
|Disclaimer & National Guidelines
Updated December 13, 2012
Welcome to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Alberta & Northwest Territories Division Facebook page. This is a safe space for respectful and honest dialogue and support. We strive to maintain an atmosphere of free and open conversation where constructive discussion is welcomed.
We reserve the right to remove questionable comments, including (but not limited to):
Personal attacks targeted to members of this community, MS Society staff, and/or to the MS Society of Canada (including but not limited to) bullying, intimidation, harassment and/or accusation)
Hateful, threatening commentary or that which incites violence
Debate that becomes argumentative and unconstructive
Unsubstantiated allegations about the MS Society
Unsolicited bulk or repeat messages (spam or flooding)
Comments which promote or sell healthcare products, services, drugs or vitamins
Comments which promote false claims about multiple sclerosis and/or products/services related to treatment of MS
Violations of Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities
Violations of Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities should be reported to Facebook through their Flag and Report tools
Private Facebook messages and/or personal email correspondence between MS Society staff, and/or researchers, volunteers and members of this community should not be reposted here and will be removed.
This is to protect privacy.
It is appropriate and acceptable for MS Society staff and volunteers to engage on the MS Society of Canada (national office) Facebook page by clicking the 'Like' or 'Share' features. Similarly, staff and/or volunteers can comment and participate in the conversation so long as they clearly identify their relationship to the MS Society.
The MS Society reserves the right to ban individuals at its discretion. We reserve the right to remove anyone who is contributing to an environment of discord or negativity and/or detracts others from sharing their stories or comments in an environment of respect and dignity.
Creating a duplicate Facebook account or participating under a different identity violates Facebook Community Standards and will be reported. The user account will also be banned from participating on the MS Society of Canada Facebook page.
Please be respectful and civil to other community members, even if you disagree with them.
The views expressed, comments made and material posted by users of this page (excluding content posted by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada) do not represent the views of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and remain the beliefs/opinions and the responsibility of the party posting the information.
We'll do our best to respond to questions posted in a timely manner. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected]
|We are the Alberta and NWT Division of the MS Society of Canada available to serve the 14,000 persons affected by MS in Alberta through our 4 Regions (South, North, Central, Lakeland), 6 staffed Chapters, 3 volunteer chapters and 4 Regional Offices.
Each year we raise over $8 million dollars through our Bike Tours, Walks and other initiatives which helps us provide key supports and services to persons affected by MS and to be the largest contributor to the National Research Foundation.
|To be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.
3 MS Road Bike Tours
1 MS Mountain Bike Tours
13 MS Walks
3 MS Golf Tournaments
... and so many more events and activities year round!