Archives: 2019

Congress of the “Société Francophone Posture, Équilibre et Locomotion” (SOFPEL) – December 4 & 5, 2019


Quebec Parkinson Network is proud to be a partner of the 26th congress of Société Francophone Posture, Équilibre et Locomotion (SOFPEL), which will take place on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th of December, 2019 in Montreal (Québec), at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal.

You can find all information regarding registration, abstract submission and project proposal on the event website (

You can also write an email to for any questions.

Please note that the website and the event is held in French.


Conference: Mindfulness and Parkinson’s disease – Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Mindfulness and Parkinson’s disease: For managing pain and emotions

Conference in English, in collaboration with Parkinson Canada and Cummings Centre

Therapeutic strategies for pain management are increasingly turning to new approaches, such as the practice of mindfulness, which is now of interest to patients, clinicians and researchers. Gabrielle Pagé, is a clinical psychologist and researcher with expertise in pain management. She will explain the impact mindfulness can have on one’s brain and overall well-being. She will also provide practical tips on how to integrate mindfulness in your everyday life to manage pain, stress and emotions.

Date : Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Heure : 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Site: Gelber Conference Centre, 5151 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, QC H3W 1M6

To register, please call 514-343-3510 to reserve your seat

Price: 10$ per person, at the door.

For more information:

Danielle Blain, Parkinson Canada, 514-357-4291,
Erica Botner, Cummings Centre, 514-734-1763,

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Autumn Symposium – Parkinson’s / Cannabis / Pesticides


You want to be in the know of the Parkinson News? The new Autumn Symposium is a unique opportunity to obtain up-to-date information on what matters to you.

This free symposium is for people living with Parkinson and their families.

This year, two burning topics will be covered :

  • Cannabis & Parkinson : Between Myths and Reality
  • Pesticides & Parkinson : A Well Documented  Association.

Thursday 29th October – 2 pm to 4:30 pm.

2 pm to 3 pm.: Cannabis & Parkinson’s

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.: Pesticides & Parkinson’s

1212 Rue Panet, Montréal, QC H2L 2Y7

Room 200, Laure-Gaudreault

**The conference will be in French. Questions will be addressed in both languages.

To sign up to this event, clink on this link:

Or call at :  1-800-720-1307.

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