Presentation of Dominique Ruiz-Courcelle

Hello, I will start by introducing myself : Dominique Ruiz-Courcelle, 50% Québécoise , 50% Salvadorian , 24 years old, speaks French, English and Spanish, lives in Gatineau, likes traveling, cinema, traveling , series , traveling, reading, traveling, eating, traveling, seeing shows, traveling… and traveling too! Meanwhile, I live with Friedreich’s Ataxia since my diagnosis at the age of 13. I say that I live in a shared apartment because I refuse...

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Research grant 2020

Since its inception, the Ataxia Canada Foundation has had the mission of supporting research to contribute to the development of therapies targeting both the causes and the effects of different forms of ataxia. The pursuit of this objective is still very much alive within the administration and the members of the Foundation. Research funded by...

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The Struggle is Real: Isolation

Covid-19. It has taken hold of our world and thrown our lives into chaos. Over night school stopped, sports weren’t running, some jobs shut down and we went weeks without face-to-face interactions. It devastated a lot of people financially, mentally, emotionally and physically. It has given me a lot of...

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draw results – travel lottery

 Despite the situation of COVID-19, We still wanted to honor our commitment and did  a draw for the travel lottery and broadcast everything  via a FACEBOOK LIVE broadcast… Thank you for your participation! https://www.facebook.com/ataxie.canada/ I suggest you  ’follow’ ’and like’ our page! Congratulations to our winners for the prizes of...

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Ataxia and I: adapted transport

Hello everyone! I know, its been a few months away, it’s shameful … But hey, my book is now launched, published – it can be ordered in all bookstores in Quebec and, if you live in another country, write me at manu.poirier.stgeorges@gmail.com if you want.  The madness of the Montreal...

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