The following links are provided as additional resources for people looking for information about heart disease, stroke and healthy living. To view information on any of the websites listed below, click the title of a link.
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Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses

Canadian Stroke Congress
The purpose of a Canadian Stroke Congress is to provide a uniquely Canadian forum in which participants reflecting bench-to-bedside-to-community perspectives of stroke can exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn about innovation in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Health Check
Smart Choices, Made Simple. The Health CheckTM program has been designed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada to help you with your grocery shopping for wise food choices. To learn more about the Health CheckTM program, visit the site.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Research
This site is intended primarily for individuals with an interest in the research programs of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. A more comprehensive site with information relevant for other groups, in particular the general public, is available at Please take time to visit this site.

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Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Professional Education Website
This site is for health care providers with an interest in programs related to heart disease and stroke care. You will find information on the Ontario Stroke System, Resuscitation (including CPR courses), the High Blood Pressure Strategy, conferences, research and more.

Research Canada

The Canadian Stroke Strategy
The Canadian Stroke Strategy is a joint initiative of the Canadian Stroke Network and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. The goal of the Canadian Stroke Strategy is to help support an integrated approach to stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in every province and territory by 2010.

The Canadian Heart Failure Network
The Canadian Heart Failure Network (CHFN) website provides helpful information on heart failure in Canada for healthcare professionals and the general public.


The Hospital for Sick Children
The Congenital Heart Conditions Resource Centre on this website has been developed in close collaboration with the health care professionals of the Division of Cardiology, as well as other expert professionals from The Hospital for Sick Children and elsewhere. Parents of children with heart conditions have also made a valuable contribution to the material in this section.