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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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.

Eat healthier and raise funds for the FoundationEat healthier and raise funds for the Foundation
A healthier future is a tap away with the free Get Enough Helper app from Dairy Farmers of Canada. Use the app to track what you eat and ensure you are getting enough essential nutrients from the four food groups in Canada’s Food Guide. Each day Canadians use the new app, Dairy Farmers of Canada will donate $1 to one of three health charities, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Get the app.


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.


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.

 


OZFM Radiothon in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation starts at 6pm tonight, May 8 Click here for more info and to help the Foundation create more survivors right here at home! You can also make a pledge by calling 709 722-1977 or 844 722-5869.


 

 Hickman's Hockey Heroes is coming to Newfoundland!

Live the Dream - Play with the Greats! Once-in-a-lifetime chance to stick-handle with NHL Alumni!  May 16-18 Twin Rinks, St. John's -   Register today!

 THE GIFT OF HOPE
Bogart's Jewellers is sharing 20 per cent of gross sales of beautiful pieces in the Sarah's Hope Collection with HSF or the Cancer Care Foundation, depending on the item sold. 

Check out the gorgeous items in the line.   


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