March 1, 2019, Belleville, ON – Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) is very pleased to announce its membership with the Research Canada Alliance whose mission is to improve the health and prosperity of all Canadians by championing Canada’s global leadership in health research.

The Alliance is “a constructive, effective and collaborative approach to health research and innovation advocacy that is essential for Canadians to have access to the best health services and programs available. It is through planning for, and working towards, key objectives together, that we will see growing success in addressing positive health outcomes.” states Dave Gallson, National Executive Director of MDSC.

Research Canada is a national, broad-based alliance dedicated to increasing investments in health research through collaborative advocacy. They believe health research is a shared benefit, shared responsibility and an investment in Canada’s future. Research Canada engages government, academia, industry and non-profit sectors to build support for balanced and long-term health research funding – investments that strengthen Canada’s innovation system and lead to better health, sustainable health care, new commercialization opportunities, and skilled jobs for Canadians.

About the Mood Disorders Society of Canada:

The Mood Disorders Society of Canada was launched in 2001 to provide people with mood disorders, their families and caregivers a strong, cohesive voice at the national level on issues relating to mental health and mental illness. With particular regard to depression, bipolar disorder and other associated mood disorders, the MDSC aims to improve access to treatment, inform research, shape program development and government policy to improve the quality of life for people affected by mood disorders.


For more information:

D. Gallson,
National Executive Director
(613) 921-5565