We're making a difference
How our AEDs create survivors
Trevor, Anna and Paul are alive today thanks to quick-thinking bystanders and our network of life-saving AEDs. Read their stories and learn how you can save a life.
Experts commit to working together for vascular health
The Heart and Stroke Foundation and other leading Canadian health organizations released a Vascular Declaration calling for urgent collective action to reduce the growing burden of vascular disease. Learn more.
Does your community need a life-saving AED?
Hockey rinks and recreational facilities across Canada will become safer places thanks to a joint program of the federal government and the Heart and Stroke Foundation that will place 2,000 life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across Canada. Applications are now open. Learn how to apply.
Make a difference and get credit for it
If you are making your first donation to a Canadian charity, you’re entitled to a special tax incentive designed to encourage charitable giving. Learn more and support the Foundation today.
Ontario takes important step toward food labelling
The Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds the Oct. 9 announcement by Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews that the government will introduce legislation requiring large chain restaurants to list nutrient contents, including calories, on their menus. The government is also seeking advice on how to reduce the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages aimed at kids. (Photo: Matthews with the Foundation’s Mark Holland, Director of Health Promotion and Children and Youth.) Read more.
What is the ‘real’ impact of heart disease and stroke?
What happens to your life after a heart attack or stroke? Watch five survivors tell their candid stories of change, challenges and new reality.
Will you make health last?
Don’t let disease rob you of healthy years. You can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Start today: Assess your risk at makehealthlast.ca.
Working together for a healthier Canada
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is proud to be one of 16 national health charities that form Healthpartners. This unique partnership successfully mobilizes workplace giving directed at improving the health of all Canadians. Learn how you can help.
Gather your kids and get cookin'!
Download these kid-friendly recipes the whole family can enjoy from the NEW Quick and Healthy Cookbook - Kids' Edition and have some fun making these quick and easy meals together!
The Defibrillator Public Access Act - It's the law!
As of January 2014 all public places in Manitoba listed within the regulations of the Act will be required by law to have an automated external defibrillator (AED) on site. Learn more.
Get heart-healthy tips and recipes with our Heart Smart Home Cooking videos and Breakfast Television segments
Manitoba's Nutrition Managers Amanda Nash and Christine Houde demonstrate recipes from our Quick & Healthy Cookbook with their Heart Smart Home Cooking video segments. Also, if you missed it, be sure to catch Amanda Nash's tips as featured on Breakfast Television the first Tuesday of every month. Watch BT's latest segments!
CBC’s LIVE RIGHT NOW
Along with eight other health organization and charities, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is partnering with CBC’s LIVE RIGHT NOW initiative to make Canada a healthier place to live. Join the Foundation’s group and receive daily challenges to eat healthier and be physically active.
For those of you who love to tweet, find out what the Foundation is up to by following us on Twitter.
Join us on Facebook! Our community is growing stronger every day. We now have more than 120,000 fans. Come share your story, join our discussion groups and show your support for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Join now. Also, Manitobans can join our provincial Facebook page for current and local information on events, advocacy, research, healthy living and much more! Also, Manitoba's YOUTH are invited to like our Live Red Youth Facebook page!