Our impact

A sense of urgency

The death rate from heart disease and stroke has declined more than 75% over the past 60 years. But there is much more to do.

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how often heart disease, stroke and related conditions take a life
3.5 million
Canadians living with heart disease or stroke

Recognizing your generosity

Heart & Stroke donors are coming together to fund the life-saving breakthroughs that will beat heart disease and stroke. Watch a thank-you video and see our latest Impact Report at the link below.

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Fighting for prevention

9 in 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease and stroke. See how we’re working to help them reduce those risks.


Saving lives

When a stroke or cardiac arrest occurs, getting the right care fast is critical. We’re working to improve emergency response and treatment.


Transforming recovery

About 3.5 million Canadians are living with the effects of heart disease and stroke. We’re committed to improving their recovery.


Help us

  • put heart & stroke research on the fast track.

  • ensure kids get the best start to healthy lives.

  • conquer heart disease & stroke in Canada.