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Thank you for playing a part in our 36th Walk of Life Anniversary as our first ever Virtual event!

Dr Terry Kavanagh

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Terry Kavanagh on Sept 10, 2018. He was the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada’s Honorary Patron and former Chief Medical Officer.

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Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada’s Latest Projects

1st Paediatric Exercise Medicine Room & Cardiac Rehab Program officially opens at SickKids!

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We are the
Cardiac Health Foundation
of Canada

Our Mission
Prevention, Education & Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

To promote and develop cardiac rehabilitation programs and services supporting active recovery, public education, and primary and secondary prevention initiatives in reducing cardiovascular disease in Canada.

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Diabetes and Heart Failure; A Primer

Watch our webinar event from Monday, 2nd of December.

Funding provided by Astra Zeneca

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Heart Disease and Diabetes

Remember Diabetes is a Major Risk Factor for Heart Disease, Heart Attack and Early Mortality. If you are Pre- Diabetic or Diabetic take our Risk Assessment to determine if you are at Risk.

Risk Assessment provided by Boehringer Ingelheim-Lilly Diabetes Alliance.

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Attention Individuals Living with Heart Failure

Share your Insights & Experiences in Living with Heart Failure. The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada in collaboration with HeartLife Foundation, are looking for Individuals and/or Caregivers to share their experiences through this online survey. For individuals who are agreeable telephone interview follow-ups are also available.

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National News

Some of the participating programs in the National Walk of Life Campaign were able to pivot into a Virtual event this fall. Check out the heartfelt tribute to the founder of cardiac rehab, the late-great Dr. Terry Kavanagh, by Dr. John Schaman at the Cardiac Fitness Association in Breslau, Ontario, as his program gets ready for their annual Walk of Life!

Cardiac Stories of Survival

Check out these incredible journeys of individuals who survived life threatening cardiac events. Learn about the critical role that Cardiac Rehabilitation played in their day to day survival.

35th Anniversary Walk Of Life®

Thank you to all of the walkers, runners, families and sponsors who both attended and provided incredible sponsorship for the 35th Anniversary of Walk of Life held May 25th at Ontario Science Centre.

2019 Healthy Hearts Chef Challenge

Thank you to all our sponsors, donors and participants who made the 2019 Healthy Hearts Chef Challenge an incredible success! A huge shout out to the talented Executive Chef Teams from Chartwell, Delmanor, Esprit, Revera and Schlegel Villages.

Toronto Cares

An in-depth look at the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada and our dedication to supporting cardiac rehabilitation, prevention and education.


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