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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.
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.