Championing a nationwide conversation: Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds Health Ministers’ interactive approach to combatting childhood obesity
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada today praised federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq along with the provincial and territorial Health Ministers for engaging Canadians in a dialogue about childhood obesity.
Government of Canada and Heart and Stroke Foundation take action on obesity
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, today announced three new research initiatives studying how the design of neighbourhoods impact obesity. The studies were funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC).
Results from Groundbreaking International study pave the way for science funding
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) today announced the results of project Retrosight – the groundbreaking international study they helped fund.
Heart Month Going Strong
With February coming to an end, support for Heart Month and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan's (HSFS) annual person-to-person campaign is as strong as ever as the campaign continues right through to the end of the month.
Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds federal government for taking the next step on renewal of tobacco package health warnings
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada today applauded the federal government for taking the next step towards the implementation of a renewed tobacco package warning system.
Jeremy O'Day 'signs on' for another year
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) is pleased to announce that former Saskatchewan Roughrider Jeremy O’Day will once again be the official spokesperson for the provincial organization this year.
Canvasser's help Canadians live longer lives
Volunteer canvassers are needed for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan’s (HSFS) Door-to-Door campaign during Heart Month in February.
Health groups support tobacco reduction measures
During National Non-Smoking Week, January 16-22, health groups are applauding steps taken by the government to reduce Saskatchewan's high smoking rates.
Big Bike Teams Making Their Community Heart-safe
Eight Saskatchewan facilities will be better equipped to save a life with new automated external defibrillators (AEDs) thanks to ZOLL Medical Canada and a Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) initiative.
Snow shovelling and your heart
Winter has settled in across Saskatchewan, and for the next several months we have something to look forward to: snow shovelling. The Heart and Stroke Foundation wants you to be aware of the risks associated with sudden exertion and cold air.
Heart and Stroke Foundation joins the LIVE RIGHT NOW movement to make Canadians healthier
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is proud to be partnering with CBC and other leading Canadian health organizations on a six-month national initiative that will help to change the health of this country.
Recommendations will prevent stroke patients from falling through cracks
New website provides accessible information on optimal stroke care.
Disco Beats sets the tempo for CPR Month this November
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) is shining the spotlight on new emergency care guidelines designed to simplify performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during CPR Month this November.
Copy of Disco Beat sets the tempo for CPR Month this November
The Heart and Stroke Foundation will be shining the spotlight on new emergency care guidelines designed to simplify performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during CPR Month this November.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada names Bobbe Wood as new CEO
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) is pleased to announce it has named Bobbe Wood as its new chief executive officer.
Heart and Stroke Foundation stresses one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to resuscitation
HSF survey finds that only 40% of Canadians trained in CPR would try to revive someone who has had a cardiac arrest.
U of S School of Public Health and the Heart and Stroke Foundation establish new partnership
The University of Saskatchewan School of Public Health (SPH) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan (HSFS) announced
a new partnership that will provide greater collaboration on joint initiatives that inform Saskatchewan people about the importance of healthy living.
Isabelle Brasseur and Todd Warriner set to battle on behalf of the Heart and Stroke Foundation
BATTLE OF THE BLADES skating partners Olympian Isabelle Brasseur and former NHL left winger Todd Warriner, who played for the Quebec Nordiques and Philadelphia Flyers, are pleased to announce that they will be skating in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation this year.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada honours long serving Saskatchewan colleague
Rhae Ann Bromley, Director of Communications with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan is the latest recipient of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Chair’s Award. Ms. Bromley was recognized for her exceptional service to the Foundation as a true strategic leader in moving its mission forward, at a ceremony in Ottawa, earlier this year.
Foundation commends health minister for stance on sodium reduction
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is pleased with the recommendations of the provincial health ministers, including Saskatchewan's Don McMorris, who unanimously agreed that the federal government needs to take firmer action on regulating the amount of sodium used in restaurants and processed foods.
Mosaic and Yara - smashing Big Bike records
Mosaic Company and Yara of Belle Plaine raise a record-breaking $126,310 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan through their annual Hard Hat Challenge!
Teams raise boat-loads of support for Heart and Stroke Foundation
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is overwhelmed with the money raised at this year’s Saskatoon Dragon Boat Festival, presented by SaskPower. Teams brought in $71,000 in donations for heart disease and stroke advocacy, research and education!
Hundreds more join the fight against heart disease and stroke
The SaskEnergy Heart&Stroke Big Bike is continuing its summer tour this August, with 14 rides scheduled for the
Heart and Stroke Foundation strongly supports the Sodium Working Group Report
Reducing sodium levels to those recommended by the SWG will reduce the number of strokes and heart attacks in Canada and save countless lives.
Saskatchewan communities are saving lives by riding the Big Bike
Hundreds of people across Saskatchewan will be hopping on the SaskEnergy Heart&Stroke Big Bike this July on a mission to save lives.