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:




What is It? Part of May Awareness Month, we light up structures around the world in blue and purple. See https://www.huntingtonsociety.ca/lightitup4hd

Winnipeg Locations: May 12 - RBC Convention Centre; May 22 - The Forks Canopy

Selkirk Location: May 26 - The Merchant's Hotel. Join us for a great fundraiser at The Merch! Click here for more info.

Join in the awareness, by sending photos of the locations (and yourself?) to

Sobia Khan or to their Facebook page.



5th Annual

Sprint into Summer



When: Friday, May 26, 2017

Where: Pierson Community Hall, Pierson, MB

Events: 5K/10K walk/run

4:30 pm On-site registration

6:30 pm Walk/run Start

7:30 pm Family BBQ and Dunk Tank

Event website here.

Contact: Terri Alphonso, Tel: 204-634-2300; or Cindy Horrigan (204-482-8151)








When: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Where: Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg Conservatory Area

Format: Family oriented Walk/Run event: 5k Fun Walk/Run; 10K Fun Run

8:00 am On-site registration

9:00 am Walk/Run Start  

Hot Breakfast -10:00 - 11:00 am

at Conservatory Area; FREE to all participants

Check out the event website for details, to register, to set up your fundraising page,

or to sponsor.

Need a Pledge form?

Can you display a poster for us?

Need more information? email now.







When: Sunday, June 4, 2017

Where: Glen Lea Golf Course, Brandon

Two person best ball, 3 divisions - mens/ladies/mixed

12 Noon shotgun start!

More info coming soon.

Contact Sandy Harrison at Tel: 204-726-8323 or email.




Huntington Indy





When: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Where: Thunder Rapids Fun Park, Headingley

It's a great family-oriented event with lots of actions and prizes. This our 22nd Annual HD Indy -

- help us make it a great one!

Event website here.

Need more information? Send email now.


Is Your Motor Running??




Winnipeg Location



When: Saturday, October 14, 2017, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Where: William Stephenson Library, 765 Keewatin Street, Winnipeg

The National Symposium is hosted by volunteers at multiple sites across Canada every two years. Presentations by researchers are live-streamed across Canada, allowing those at Symposium locations to ask questions of presenters in real time. Presentations are also available to view from the comfort of your own home for those unable to travel to a Symposium location.

More info coming soon.



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.



Looking for Research News in Plain Language?

View www.hdbuzz.net


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