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Oct 18, 2016, 11:00 ET Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canada's first woman astronaut is lending her support to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and asking Canadians to do the same

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for 90,000 dedicated volunteers for Heart Month. TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - For more than sixty years, Canadians have been helping to save lives from...


Jun 11, 2015, 15:45 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation goes door-to-door during June, Stroke Month

TORONTO, June 11 , 2015 /CNW/ - For the first time, Ontario residents can expect Heart and Stroke Foundation canvassers at the door, this June. After experiencing a long bitter winter which made it...


May 26, 2015, 12:57 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation Applauds the Passage of Bill 45

Hearts across Ontario cheer TORONTO, May 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is thrilled that the Making Healthier Choices Act, 2015 passed today with support from all parties. Years of...


May 12, 2015, 10:48 ET Polo For Heart 2015 Combines Fashion and Equestrian Events to Raise Funds for a Worthy Cause

TORONTO, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Polo For Heart, the largest charity polo event in Canada, is joining with Fashion Group International (FGI) this year, to present world class polo games with players...


Feb 09, 2015, 16:25 ET Media Advisory/Photo-Op - Heart and Stroke Foundation hands out largest cash prize ever of 3 million dollars to Oshawa woman, as well as runner-up prizes to GTA winners of the "Heart&Stroke

TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - WHAT: The lucky winner of the $3 million Heart& Stroke Lottery Grand Prize, Linda Doucet of Oshawa, as well as two other large prize winners from the GTA, will accept...


Nov 24, 2014, 10:57 ET Heart and Stroke applauds the Government of Ontario's decisive action to protect the health of Ontarians

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is delighted at today's Government of Ontario announcement that the "Making Healthier Choices Act" has been brought forward immediately...


May 20, 2014, 07:00 ET What do a Conservative, NDP, Liberal and Green candidate have in common? They're all Healthy Candidates.

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is launching the Healthy Candidates campaign (HealthyCandidates.ca) to encourage all candidates to "go healthy" this election. This means ...


May 01, 2014, 07:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo opp - The Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart is just a month away. Join us today for the launch of Ride season at YD Square in Toronto at noon.

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The 27th annual Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart is just over a month away, and the excitement is building. To launch the bike season "with heart," the Heart and Stroke...


Jun 04, 2013, 09:00 ET Polo For Heart Offers World Class Polo and Entertainment for Everyone

TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Polo For Heart, one of Canada's most unique equestrian sporting events, offers a spectacular venue from which to watch thoroughbred polo ponies and players from...


Feb 13, 2013, 12:47 ET CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) save man's life in Toronto

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Once again, AEDs and CPR have proven their worth as a Toronto man is alive today thanks to the quick actions of bystanders. On Sunday, January 13, a 51-year-old...


Oct 26, 2012, 06:00 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation event at Wonderland draws 5,020 people to learn life-saving CPR, beating current Canadian and USA record

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is thrilled to announce that it has trained 5020 people in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) all at the same time. The crowd ...


Oct 15, 2012, 16:47 ET With more than half a million views, Heart and Stroke Foundation CPR video goes viral. Next, the Foundation targets a Guinness record at Canada's Wonderland.

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation's (HSF) horror movie-style PSA is receiving praise around the globe and has more than 500,000 views on YouTube in just over a week. Now, ...


Jul 26, 2012, 12:21 ET CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) save man's life in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - July 25, 2012 - Once again, AEDs and CPR have proven their worth as a Hamilton man is alive today thanks to the quick actions of members of the public and police...


Jul 05, 2012, 16:57 ET Quick-thinking bystanders use CPR and an AED to save the life of an NHL player in Owen Sound

TORONTO, July 5, 2012 /CNW/ - On Monday, July 2 a save of a different kind was made at the Owen Sound Recreation Centre. Phoenix Coyotes forward Brett MacLean was playing a game of pick-up hockey...


May 04, 2012, 16:20 ET Local stroke survivor wants families to give heart health to moms this Mother's Day

Heart and Stroke Foundation's The Heart Truth campaign provides kids of all ages with healthy and fun gift ideas to help moms protect their heart health TORONTO, May 4, 2012 /CNW/ - This Mother's...


Apr 11, 2012, 12:30 ET Ride a Bike. Extend a Life.

Olympians Curt Harnett and Marnie McBean help kick off registration and fundraising for the 25th annual Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart at Yonge-Dundas Square TORONTO, April 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Mark...


Apr 11, 2012, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO-OP - Olympians Curt Harnett and Marnie McBean help kick off the 25th annual Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart/

TORONTO, April 5, 2012 /CNW/ - WHAT: Sports celebrities, heart disease and stroke survivors and Heart and Stroke Foundation spokespeople come together to demonstrate how to get fit for the 25th...


Apr 05, 2012, 20:48 ET MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO-OP - Olympians Curt Harnett and Marnie McBean help kick off the 25th annual Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart

TORONTO, April 5, 2012 /CNW/ - WHAT: Sports celebrities, heart disease and stroke survivors and Heart and Stroke Foundation spokespeople come together to demonstrate how to get fit for the 25th...


Mar 09, 2012, 15:37 ET Media Advisory - Photo-Op - Families come together this March Break to learn CPR and Save Lives

TORONTO, March 9, 2012 /CNW/ - WHAT: CPR Training: as children across the city prepare to spend their March Break vacationing and playing video games with friends, families in the Warden Woods area...


Feb 02, 2012, 17:41 ET Heart and Stroke Foundation and Toronto EMS unveil defibrillators at Toronto Botanical Gardens

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - To coincide with the start of Heart Month, the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Heart&Stroke Restart a Heart, a Life ProgramTM, and Toronto Emergency Medical Services...


Jan 31, 2012, 12:20 ET Media Advisory - Photo-Op - Heart and Stroke Foundation and Toronto EMS to unveil defibrillators at Toronto Botanical Gardens

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - WHAT: To coincide with the start of Heart Month, the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Heart&Stroke Restart a Heart, a Life ProgramTM, and Cardiac Safe City will be...


Jan 30, 2012, 15:23 ET Canada's most prominent health organizations launch campaign calling on the Ontario government to invest now to prevent Ontario's looming health crisis

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario is facing an urgent health care crisis with a staggering financial and human cost. The tragedy is that it is preventable but not enough is being done. That's...


Jan 10, 2012, 14:17 ET Jump on that wagon and STAY on it! Heart and Stroke Foundation online tool helps users stick with healthy lifestyle resolutions

Heart and Stroke Foundation re-launches Healthy Weight Action Plan for a heart healthy 2012 - and a longer, fuller life TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The New Year signifies new beginnings, and for...


Dec 06, 2010, 00:01 ET CPR MONTH ENDS WITH A LIFE-SAVING SHOCK

TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - A Toronto resident is alive today thanks to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Cardiac Safe City Public Access Defibrillation ...


Oct 14, 2010, 13:00 ET The Heart and Stroke Foundation launches new Calendar Lottery with chances to
win cash prizes all year long

TORONTO, Oct. 14 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario announced today the launch of a new Calendar Lottery. For a one-time purchase of only $25, entrants will have the chance to win...