Ray Wardle, 80, started playing hockey as a child, stopped being active after university and has made physical activity a part of his life since picking it back up in his 30s.
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Canadian Stroke Congress 2014

Vancouver Convention Center

Vancouver, BC | Oct. 4 – 7, 2014

Together we restore what stroke takes away. Join us for the 5thannual Canadian Stroke Congress and take part in collaborative clinical and research discussions that lead the way to new innovations in stroke care. View this poster for details or visit strokecongress.ca to register.

2014 Stroke Report: More survivors, more challenges2014 Stroke Report: More survivors, more challenges
More Canadians are surviving strokes. But as we reveal in our new 2014 Stroke Report, gains in prevention, treatment and care will soon be challenged by an aging population and an increase in younger people having strokes. How will our healthcare system cope? Get the facts.

 

 


Time to Grab Your Passport, Destination: Heart Health!Time to Grab Your Passport, Destination: Heart Health!
Ever wanted to see what the journey to a healthy heart looks like? Canadian Pacific (CP) is proud to once again partner with the Heart and Stroke Foundation to support heart health through activities at the Spruce Meadows Masters in Calgary on Sept. 13 and 14. Pick up your passport at any CP Heart House tent and traverse each station to take part in activities that benefit your heart and teach life-saving skills! Learn more.


Do you have atrial fibrillation?Do you have atrial fibrillation?
Nearly 350,000 Canadians have atrial fibrillation (Afib). If you’re one of them, Afib increases your risk of stroke by three to five times. Protect yourself - learn how to Be Pulse Aware. This program is sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Pfizer and Boehringer Ingelheim.


Does your community need a life-saving AED?Does your community need a life-saving AED?
Hockey rinks and recreational facilities across Canada will become safer places thanks to a joint program of the federal government and the Heart and Stroke Foundation that will place 2,000 life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across Canada. Applications are now open. Learn how to apply.



Canada’s new anti-spam legislation: What it meansCanada’s new anti-spam legislation: What it means
Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014. Are you wondering how this affects how the Heart and Stroke Foundation will keep in touch with you? Please read more.


Working together for a healthier CanadaWorking 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.



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