The “Coordinating Council for Crippled Children (Alberta) was formed. The Council had obtained the franchise for the distribution of Easter Seals in this province as its means of fundraising; today it is known as Easter Seals Alberta.

Horace Brown, a Canadian affected by polio, visited the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis to determine whether he could help the fight against polio. He then established the Canadian Foundation for Poliomyelitis, also known as the Canadian March of Dimes, patterned after the US organization. This was the inception of Easter Seals Canada.