Heart and Stroke Foundation celebrates its 140,000 volunteers
This National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, the Heart and Stroke Foundation extends its heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of its 140,000 volunteers for their crucial role in helping eliminate heart disease and stroke and reducing its impact on all Canadians.
Foundation receives $10 million from Harper government to save lives
Funding to support automated external defibrillators in arenas across Canada
Reality Check: 2013 Report on the Health of Canadians
Without lifestyle changes now, many baby boomers face a decade of sickness and disability in their later years. This Heart Month, the Foundation urges Canadians to take action and “Make Health Last”
Heart and Stroke Foundation and Dakota Dunes Team Up to Engage Youth
Saskatoon SK–December 20th, 2012– The Heart and Stroke Foundation would like to thank the Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation for their generous contribution of $5000.00 this past year. Resources purchased with the funds allowed the Heart and Stroke Foundation to be a popular attraction at the FSIN 2012 Health conference held on August 21-22, at Prairieland Park.
Dec 3, 2013 Heart Month Volunteers Help Save Lives
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is seeking your help. Volunteers are needed to spend just a few hours to go door-to-door in Saskatchewan during February to collect donations for vital heart and stroke research and to distribute healthy living information.
November 8, 2012- HSF Urges Caution When Shoveling Snow
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is urging people to exercise caution now that the snow has arrived in Saskatchewan and looks like it’s here to stay. Although physical activity in all forms is desirable and protects against heart disease, sudden stressful exercise such as shoveling heavy snow, can be too much for people with underlying heart disease.
November 7, 2012 - CPR Anytime – It’s As Easy As 1-2-3
CPR Anytime stresses the importance of acting fast, calling 9-1-1 then pressing hard and fast on the chest of an unresponsive person. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the vast majority of cardiac arrests take place at home, so learning the basic skills of CPR could make a life-or-death difference for a loved one
Oct 10, 2012- Six Saskatchewan Communities to Benefit from Community Grant Program
We are pleased to announce the Heart & Stroke My Healthy Community Grants recipients for fall 2012.
September 10, 2012 – Foundation changes French name
The Heart and Stroke Foundation announces a change to its French name.