Caroline Lavalle

When Caroline Lavallée was diagnosed with heart disease, she was determined to fight — and win.

Dr. Yu Tian Wang in his lab

Dr. Yu Tian Wang is discovering ways to save your brain cells after a stroke. 

Genevieve Morel on her bike surrounded by well-wishers.

After a stroke, Genevieve Morel rode 576 km to raise funds for research. 

Dr. Guillaume Pare talks with a colleague in front of a window.

Dr. Guillaume Paré is tracking down the genetic risk factors that cause heart attacks.

Max Pozzo with his dad, Mike

Max learned the signs of stroke at a Jump Rope for Heart event. Then his dad had a stroke.

How we fight heart disease & stroke

There’s so much more to do. To keep up the pressure, we focus our efforts where they’ll have the most impact:

An ambulance worker saving a man's life

Saving lives

Heart disease, stroke and related conditions take one Canadian life every five minutes. We’re helping to enable faster, better emergency response and treatment.

How we are saving lives