$16 million investment in first of its kind Canadian chronic disease research project
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Heart and Stroke Foundation are pleased to announce a $16 million investment in a first of its kind partnership between the cancer and cardiovascular research communities that will strengthen our understanding of chronic disease.
Leading Canadian health organizations release a Vascular Declaration calling for urgent action on vascular disease
Collective action needed to reduce the growing burden of vascular disease.
Health professionals learn to master the art of persuasion and improve the health of Canadians with secrets from the world of advertising
Broadcast personality and award-winning adman looks at how advertising can influence people to pay better attention to their health and break unhealthy habits.
Telestroke has a bigger role to play in stroke care delivery
Technology is not being used to its full potential to improve care for stroke patients.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart&Stroke Big Bike - RURAL RIDES
Media alert / photo opportunity
Ride for Heart and Stroke could get you to the West Coast
One lucky Manitoban who rides the Big Bike and fundraises for the Heart and Stroke Foundation will win a trip for two to Vancouver.
New kit teaches parents how to save a baby’s life
The Heart and Stroke Foundation has launched the bilingual Infant CPR Anytime® personal learning kit to teach parents, families and friends how to use infant CPR to save a baby from choking or cardiac arrest.
New national recommendations expand the concept of stroke rehabilitation
Stroke rehabilitation takes place in various settings with multiple providers and caregivers.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart&Stroke Big Bike - Brandon
Media alert / photo opportunity - June 24 & 25
Foundation unveils bold new approach to funding research
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is making an unprecedented $300 million, multi-year commitment to its newly formed Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Leadership Circle, including 19 of Canada’s leading research institutions.
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart&Stroke Big Bike - Morden and Winkler
Media alert / photo opportunity June 27
Celebrate 20 heart-pumping years on the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heart&Stroke Big Bike
Since 1993,the Big Bike has been one of the Heart and Stroke Foundation's (HSF) most important fundraising events. Each Big Bike team consists of 29 dedicated riders and one driver who pedal through their community in support of HSF.
There is life after stroke, Foundation report emphasizes
More Canadians are surviving strokes due to advances in awareness and medical services but a new report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation reveals that more than one-third of Canadians mistakenly believe that the recovery period is limited to a few months.
Leading Canadian health charities urge renewed federal government leadership on non-communicable diseases
Every year more than 150,000 Canadians die from four major non-communicable diseases (NCDs): cancer, heart disease and stroke, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases.
New guidelines stress importance of calling 9-1-1 for stroke
New recommendations released today for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals highlight the need to educate the public to call 9-1-1 or a local emergency number if they are experiencing or witnessing a stroke.
85% of Canadian parents want government to place limits on advertising unhealthy foods and beverages to children
More than 20 national and provincial health and scientific organizations have joined together in advance of Canada Health Day 2013 in support of a policy statement calling for a restriction on marketing of foods and beverages high in fats, added sugars or sodium targeted to children under the age of 13.
NHLPA and Foundation join forces in NHLPA Beard-a-thon
The playoffs are here and that means it is time for hockey enthusiasts from coast-to-coast to once again put down their razors and grow playoff beards for a good cause.
Women encouraged to make health last on Mother’s Day and beyond
Heart and Stroke Foundation’s The Heart Truth campaign inspires the gift of heart health.
Heart and Stroke Foundation celebrates its 140,000 volunteers
This National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, the Heart and Stroke Foundation extends its heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of its 140,000 volunteers for their crucial role in helping eliminate heart disease and stroke and reducing its impact on all Canadians.
Non-profits warn public about fraudulent telemarketing
The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) are alerting the public of a fraudulent telemarketing company...
Foundation applauds its Diamond Jubilee medal winners
30 volunteers and employees honoured for contributions to Canadians’ health.
HSF in Manitoba 2013 annual meeting
Heart and Stroke Foundation announces Manitoba board members and presents awards to supporters and rescuers
Quick & Healthy Cookbook Kids' Edition Volume 1
Winnipeg, MB, March 1, 2013– On any given day, 30 percent of Canadian children visit a fast food restaurant, yet many of those same meals can be made at home, making them more nutritious and usually less expensive.
Foundation receives $10 million from Harper government to save lives
Funding to support automated external defibrillators in arenas across Canada
Tickets on sale now for the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s ‘I Heart Shoes’ Auction
Funds raised go to support The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s The Heart Truth campaign focused on women and heart disease