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2014 Stroke Report: More survivors, more challenges
More Canadians are surviving strokes. But as we reveal in our new 2014 Stroke Report, gains in prevention, treatment and care will soon be challenged by an aging population and an increase in younger people having strokes. How will our healthcare system cope? Get the facts.
6th Québec Summit to Conquer Stroke
Don’t miss the event attended by stroke care professionals in Québec: the 6th Québec Summit to Conquer Stroke on November 14, 2014 at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal. Details and registration
Do you have atrial fibrillation?
Nearly 350,000 Canadians have atrial fibrillation (Afib). If you’re one of them, Afib increases your risk of stroke by three to five times. Protect yourself - learn how to Be Pulse Aware. This program is sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Pfizer and Boehringer Ingelheim.
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.
Canada’s new anti-spam legislation: What it means
Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014. Are you wondering how this affects how the Heart and Stroke Foundation will keep in touch with you? Please read more.
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.
Become a Hero in 30 minutes flat!
The program Hero in thirty© consists of a 30-minute course which you’ll learn the basic training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and relief of choking in adults. To learn more, click here. An initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux. http://rcr-fmc.ca