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Browse media releases for important annoucements from the Foundation and the Institute.

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75 press releases

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation Awards the Prix Martial-G.-Bourassa 2022 to Dr. Lena Rivard

November 9, 2022

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) announces that the Prix Martial-G.-Bourassa 2022 has been awarded to Dr. Lena Rivard, a cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology and principal investigator of the BRAIN-AF study.

Marilène Dallaire and Hosham Ased receive the 2022 Dr. Denis Roy Awards for Excellence in Cardiovascular Care

October 14, 2022

The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) is proud to announce that Marilène Dallaire, clinical nurse, and Hosham Ased, clinical perfusionist, are the recipients of the third edition of the Dr. Denis Roy Awards for Excellence in Cardiovascular Care.

$1,100,000 for cardiovascular health thanks to the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs

September 9, 2022

The 22nd edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs kicked off the fall fundraising season at Windsor Station yesterday. More than 500 people from the Montreal business community gathered for this flagship event of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF), which raised $1,100,000 for cardiovascular health.

22nd edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs to benefit the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation

August 29, 2022

The 22nd edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs will make its long-awaited in presence return to the city’s major philanthropic events on Thursday, September 8, at Windsor Station. The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) benefit event will gather close to 600 people from the Montreal business community around a common goal: to raise money to protect sensitive hearts.

$10 million for precision medicine at the Montreal Heart Institute thanks to Marvin and Philippa Carsley

August 22, 2022

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) has received a major $10 million donation from Marvin and Philippa Carsley. This amount, which represents one of the biggest funding commitments received to date by the MHIF, is entirely dedicated to the development of precision medicine.

$113,020 raised for the 36th edition of the Kanawaki Golf Tournament

August 8, 2022

The 36th edition of the Kanawaki Golf Tournament was held on August 1st, 2022. Thanks to the generosity of the 95 golfers, we are very proud to have raised $113,020 for the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.

Funds from the Heart fundraiser, in collaboration with IGA, raises $210,000 for cardiovascular health

May 17, 2022

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) and the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Foundation (IUCPQ), in collaboration with IGA, announce that the Funds from the Heart fundraiser has ended with $210,000 raised.

The Montreal Heart Institute leads a Pan-Canadian alliance aimed to improve health outcomes for Canadians living with Heart Failure

May 3, 2022

As the National Heart Failure Awareness Week begins, the Montreal Heart Institute announces the creation of the Canadian Heart Function Alliance (CHF Alliance) Network. Uniting an extensive network of researchers, cardiologists, patients, caregivers, Indigenous elders, policymakers and supporting organizations across the country, this pan-Canadian alliance aims to tackle the challenges of heart failure – a common condition that is often fatal, and on the rise in Canada.

The 8th edition of the HeartBeat presented by TELUS Health event raises $139,000 for the Montreal Heart Institute

April 29, 2022

The 8th edition of the HeartBeat event, presented by TELUS Health to benefit the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF), was held yesterday at the Locoshop Angus. Gathering close to 400 young and engaged professionals from various fields of the Montreal business community, the fundraising event raised $139,000 for cardiovascular health.

Nearly 300 IGA supermarkets rally for heart health

April 7, 2022

In collaboration with IGA, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Foundation (IUCPQ) are launching the 38th edition of the Funds from the Heart fundraiser. Formerly called $2 Does the Heart Good, this major campaign, held in nearly 300 participating IGA supermarkets, aims to raise funds to prevent cardiovascular disease.