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Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-642-2545
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Cap Cowan, President and Editor of quarterly newsletters; Phone: 905-642-2545; Email:
Alternate Contact Tony Watkins, Director and MG Canada Facebook Monitor, Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada (MG Canada); Phone: 647-782-7619; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Support and assistance to those living with Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • education and awareness of MG in patient, public and professional health care communities
  • encouragement to certified researchers and support with trial participation and funding
Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1975
Alternate Executive Tony Watkins, Director and MG Canada Facebook Monitor, Myasthenia Gravis Society of Canada (MG Canada)
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Membership fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Support for persons with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) and their caregivers
  • information
  • quarterly newsletter for members
  • social media including Facebook
  • education for MG patients, the general public and health care professionals
Support meetings
  • four times a year as an educational and social gathering, usually including a speaker, and opportunity for those recently diagnosed to share their experiences
  • in-person meetings as well videos, Facebook discussions, Zoom meetings and other social media meetings
Hours COVID19 -- Support meetings not held in person until further notice, see website for detailsSupport meetings held four times a year in the Loblaws Community Room, Bayview Village Mall, 2877 Bayview Ave, Toronto * visit website for full details * Ottawa area support meetings held quarterly as well
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility People interested in Myasthenia Gravis

Age Requirements: Ages: 1 year(s) - 100 year(s);

Residency Requirements: Canada
Application Membership application available online
Languages English
Fees Membership - $20 per year or $50 for 3 years
Site Information
Located In Community Whitchurch-Stouffville
Address & Map
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON
Mailing Address c/o Cap Cowan, President; 247 Harold Ave 
Stouffville, ON 
Canada L4A 1C2
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting locations
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Myasthenia Gravis ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Myasthenia Gravis

Agency Overview

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