He@lthline™ is our free monthly e-newsletter full of recipes and heart-healthy tips.
From compassion to action -
National Volunteer Week
During National Volunteer Week, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Mike LeClair, Chair of the Board and President, and I, Rocco Rossi, CEO, celebrate the dedication of more than 40,000 Ontario volunteers who put their hearts into supporting our vital mission to eliminate heart disease and stroke. On behalf of the Foundation, may we say a heartfelt thank you to all of our extraordinary volunteers. Read about Najlaa Rauf and Robin Baird Lewis
Protecting children from second-hand smoke
The Heart and Stroke Foundation in partnership with the Ontario Medical Association has just launched a public awareness campaign regarding the dangers of smoking in cars with children to highlight the importance of the issue. See the ad and listen to the radio announcement here.
30 tips to eating smarter everywhere webcast
Whether you're cooking at home or eating out, you can make heart-healthy choices to help lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Alyssa Rolnick, RD offered tips to eating healthy everywhere during the webcast on March 19. It is now archived. View the webcast by clicking here.
United for a healthy environment
Canadians need information about the health risks from the products they use, the food they eat and the air they breathe. The Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Lung Association have launched a new campaign to help protect Canadians. Read more.
Thinking about quitting?
Smoking is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. To encourage Ontario smokers to think about quitting or take the first steps toward a smoke-free lifestyle, the Foundation has launched a new Tobacco Control Campaign with funds from the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion. Watch our smoking cessation public service announcements and learn about becoming smoke-free.
An open letter to our donors from the research community
You, the Heart and Stroke donors, have played a critical role in enabling research and health education toward the goal of eliminating heart disease and stroke. We are proud supporters of the Foundation because it is committed to getting results that change lives. Read our letter. To find out about the kinds of university, hospital and institution projects and student scholarships we fund, click here.