Saskatchewan government gets a D+ for its effort to reduce tobacco use
Saskatchewan lags far behind other provinces in addressing tobacco use, despite its having the highest youth smoking rates in the country for more than a decade.
Why did our Saskatchewan government block a federal ban on menthol tobacco products?
Health groups are asking the Hon. Dustin Duncan, our provincial health minister, to justify his position to block a federal ban on menthol tobacco.
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.
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.
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.
Paddling to support longer, healthier lives
Saskatoon – July 21, 2014 – This weekend more than 1100 paddlers will be racing on the South Saskatchewan River as part of FMG’s 2014 Saskatoon Dragon Boat Festival to help create more survivors of heart disease and stroke.
Safeway donates more than $17,000 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan
June 24, 2014 – Saskatoon – As part of its Employee Donation Campaign, Safeway is announcing a generous $17,645 contribution to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. The Campaign is part of Safeway’s commitment to making our communities better places to live and work.
Brandt Group of Companies to commit $50,000 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation this Stroke Month
Study on menthol cigarette use among youth highlights need to ban all flavoured tobacco products
SASKATOON, June 20, 2014 – A new Canadian study into the use of menthol tobacco by adolescents has health groups in the province once again urging the Minister of Health Dustin Duncan, to act on evidence and ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol.
Heart&Stroke Big Bike rolls into Saskatoon to support life-saving research
Heart Month sees record number of volunteers registered to canvass
Cardiac rehab programs benefit brain as much as heart
Study finds exercise boosts blood flow to brain regions responsible for movement, cognition.
Ride Big to support longer, healthier lives
What has 140,000 legs and rides all over Saskatchewan? The Heart&Stroke Foundation Big Bike! The Heart and Stroke Foundation is inviting any persons or groups from across the province to join the more than 70,000 participants pedaling to help create longer, healthier lives for all Canadians
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.
Help Your Children and Youth Live Longer, Healthier Lives
The Heart and Stroke Foundation seeks your help to combat our province’s growing epidemic of childhood obesity, inactivity and tobacco misuse
$16 million investment in first of its kind Canadian chronic disease research project
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Heart and Stroke Foundation are pleased to announce a $16 million investment in a first of its kind partnership between the cancer and cardiovascular research communities that will strengthen our understanding of chronic disease.
Leading Canadian health organizations release a Vascular Declaration calling for urgent action on vascular disease
Collective action needed to reduce the growing burden of vascular disease.