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Canada is failing our heart failure patients
This growing and silent epidemic comes with crippling costs for the healthcare system and Canadian families. Final Truth and Reconciliation Report leads the way forward to a healthier Canada
Foundation praises work of Commission, courage of survivors. Foundation applauds legislation targeting contraband tobacco
Heart and Stroke Foundation research propelled through visionary partnership
2015 CP Has Heart Cardiovascular Research Award recipients announced. Four cardiac arrests, four lives saved in Canadian arenas in April
Successes highlight federal government partnership with Heart and Stroke Foundation to place AEDs in Canadian communities. Foundation welcomes improvements to nutrition labelling
Better nutrition information could help Canadians make better choices Goldcorp partners with Heart and Stroke Foundation to improve stroke prevention, treatment and care
A new program will serve remote and northern communities surrounding Goldcorp’s operations in Ontario and Quebec; Donation announced at Heart of Gold Gala in Vancouver. Stroke Report 2015: Canadians are not getting the care they need fast enough
Gaps in the healthcare system and Canadians’ inability to recognize stroke put them at risk of death or disability. Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds passage of Bill 45
Hearts across Ontario cheer Fruit juice is going down the drain
The Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds Health Canada’s intention to strengthen nutrition messages. CP commits $3 million to move cardiac research forward
New visionary partnership largest in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s history. Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds Ontario’s 2015 Budget

Heartened by ongoing focus to help Ontarians make healthier choices and become smoke free.

Foundation research is at the core of the race to save lives
Foundation invests close to $34 million this year in research across Canada. Big challenges lie ahead for Canadians’ heart health despite decades of research advances
Heart disease touches more than one in two Canadians and new obstacles loom on the horizon, according to 2015 Report on the Health of Canadians. Foundation applauds Government of Ontario’s decisive action to protect health of Ontarians
Legislation shows commitment to reducing obesity and smoking rates. Historic 102 “Go Healthy”
Thanks to dedicated and passionate voters, 102 of our province’s Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) are “Healthy Candidates.” Foundation urges candidates to commit to a healthier Ontario
What do a Conservative, NDP, Liberal and Green candidate have in common? They're all Healthy Candidates. Heart and Stroke Foundation congratulates all Ontario MPPs
Working together to pass the Family Caregivers Bill. New Foundation research chair to focus on heart disease in children
SickKids researcher Dr. Seema Mital working to improve outcomes for children with congenital heart defects. Cardiac rehab programs benefit brain as much as heart
Study finds exercise boosts blood flow to brain regions responsible for movement, cognition. Can telerehabilitation improve recovery after stroke?
Seven studies explore high-tech approaches that could fill gaps and expand access to services in Canada Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds investments in Canadians’ health
2014 Federal Budget includes cost-saving measures for charity lotteries and an increase in tobacco taxes. More Canadians survive heart attacks and stroke, but not enough maintain healthy change
Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report on the Health of Canadians shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to thrive to the fullest. First AED installed to launch life-saving initiative
Heart and Stroke Foundation and federal government install first automated external defibrillator as part of new program to equip arenas across Canada. Big Tobacco’s ‘candy’ gets crushed; Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds
New measures to protect Ontario’s youth from the deadly effects of tobacco will further reduce smoking rates across the province
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