Welcome to the Huntington Society of Manitoba Website

This site reflects the work of the Huntington Society of Canada in Manitoba through its volunteer chapters as well as its Individual and Family Services program.



Manitoba Events:

Amaryllis Campaign



Both the Winnipeg and Brandon Chapters will be selling Amaryllis kits starting October 18, 2017. These kits come in an attractive gift box, and contain a premium Orange Soverign amaryllis bulb, pot, saucer and soil. Cost is $15 per kit.

In Winnipeg, contact Vern Barrett at 204-694-1779 or email at vbarrett@mts.net.

In Brandon, contact contact Maureen/Brent at 204-725-3191, or email at mmbm@mts.net

Aides for sellers: Click here for an amaryllis poster, and here for an amaryllis tracking sheet.

Thanks so much!!


Winnipeg Chapter Holiday



When: 5:45 pm, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Where: SMD, 825 Sherbrook Street, 2nd floor

Format: We supply Homer's Restaurant food (chicken, skewers, potatoes, salad, rolls; you bring an appetizer or dessert to share and one wrapped dollar store gift for each family member attending (please label gift for child, teen or adult).

Details: All are welcome, but please RSVP by Nov. 25 so we can order enough food - to Vern at 204-694-1779 or email to vbarrett@mts.net

See poster here


Comedy Night Fundraiser


When: 7:30 pm, Friday, Jan. 27, 2018

Where: Pantages Playhouse Theatre

Format: Sponsored by Rotary Club in support of UTurn Parkinson's, Huntington Society, and NT Bully Machine

Featuring: Big Daddy Tazz and Friends

Details: Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the MB Resource Centre (Marla). Call her at (204) 772-4617 or email mbenjamin@huntingtonsociety.ca

See poster here, and come on out for a great time!



HD 500

2018 Edition!!


When: February 23-24, 2018

Where: Lockport to Bird Lake and return

Format: Snowmobilers participate in a 2-Day, 500 km Ride in Support of Care & Research for Huntington’s Disease


This event is almost sold out!

Email Brett today! Or call him at 1-204-485-0010.

Our riders would really appreciate your support!

Online pledging site and pledge form coming soon.

Questions or concerns? Please email Brett.




HD Support Group

The HD Support Group provides the opportunity to meet others, share coping and problem-solving strategies, exchange information about HD and resources, and mutually support each other. The group is open to individuals with HD, family caregivers, people at risk for HD and other family members. The group meets from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, in room 202, 825 Sherbrook Street. Please call (204) 772-4617 or email mbenjamin@huntingtonsociety.ca for more information. 

Brandon Support Worker

Meg McConkey is the Individual and Family Services Support Worker for Brandon and the surrounding area.  Meg is an experienced social worker who has lived and worked in Brandon for many years. You may contact her by calling (204) 728-2449 and leaving a message or E-mail at



Newly Diagnosed or Looking for Support?

Please click here for information on Individual and Family Services.

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Looking for Current Research and Publications?

Please click here to visit the the Huntington Society of Canada website.

The Huntington Society of Canada in Manitoba is proud to be part of the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Self-Help Clearinghouse