Walk for Multiple Sclerosis Sunday

Houston Multiple Sclerosis (MS) support group is hosting an MS walk on Sunday to bring awareness to MS and fund raise for the cause.

Houston MS (Multiple Sclerosis) support group is hosting an MS walk on Sunday, June 2 at 3 p.m.

“We are trying to bring awareness to MS,” said Marion Shepherd, organizer of the local MS walk.

The group will hand out pamphlets with information on MS and how it affects you and the ones you love, and they will also be fund raising for the MS Society, said Shepherd.

“People need to know that they can make a difference in the life of a person affected by MS,” says Debbie Irwin, Community Services Coordinator for the MS Society of Canada.

Irwin says the Canada-wide ‘1 day in May’ MS campaign aims to gain improved access to home care for people living with MS, who struggle to obtain or keep the home care supports they need.

Houston campaigners will start at A&W, go west along Highway 16 to the street lights by the Industrial Park, then they will cross the highway and head south across the bridge, and through to the east end of Steelhead Park and then back west through the park to A&W.

Anyone interested in joining the walk or wanting more information is asked to contact Marion at 250-845-4636.


Just Posted

CN train derailment cleared between Terrace and Prince Rupert

The CN mainline is now open, following a train derailment mid-way between… Continue reading

College could offer training programs this fall

But has no plans to re-establish a physical presence

Bath day

The Houston Volunteer Fire Department, Perry Slaney and Fred Brown were out… Continue reading

Emergency service day in Houston

The second annual emergency service day was held on July 11 in… Continue reading

New CAO starts at RDBN

Curtis Helgesen started as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the… Continue reading

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Two dead in two-vehicle crash between Revelstoke and Golden

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Most Read