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75 press releases

$123,000 raised for the 35th edition of the Kanawaki Golf Tournament

August 11, 2021

The 35th edition of the Kanawaki Golf Tournament was held on August 2. This gathering, the Foundation’s first in over a year, was a great success. The Foundation is proud to announce that a total of $123,000 was raised thanks to this event, the highest amount in at least 10 years!

Collector cars to be won to support the Institute’s mission

July 12, 2021

The Loterie des Cœurs, co-chaired by Giovanni and Salvatore Migliara, will take place on September 24th. Tickets are $100 each.

The Foundation’s first gathering since early 2020

July 5, 2021

Will you be joining us for the 35th Kanawaki Golf Tournament? On August 2nd, join us for this exceptional day organized for the benefit of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation.

The Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs will be taking place virtually!

June 29, 2021

The Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s flagship event, will be taking place virtually on September 9th. The co-presidents of the Grand Bal – Ms. France Chrétien Desmarais, Mr. Anthony M. Fata, Mr. Mitch Garber, and Mr. Tony Meti – invite you to join the festivities which also mark the arrival of fall in our beautiful city.

The Department of Surgery implants a new biological aortic prosthesis

June 8, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute announces that the surgery department has implanted a new biological aortic prosthesis in a patient, a Canadian first. This cutting-edge medical device reduces the time required for surgery and the risk of complications; thus, patients enjoy a better quality of life.

The interventional cardiology division implants two new stents

April 30, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute is proud to announce that the interventional cardiology team has implanted new drug-eluting stents (DES) in two patients: one a Canadian first, the other a North American first. These medical devices, among the most effective in cardiology, help reduce the risk of complications and death in people with coronary artery disease.

Launching the first-ever issue of the Foundation’s magazine

March 16, 2021

The Foundation is proud to present the first edition of its magazine. You’ll learn about projects, studies, achievements, and people who reflect the excellence and incredible potential of the Montreal Heart Institute.

BRAIN-AF Study Receives Canadian Institutes of Health Research Grant

March 15, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute announces that the BRAIN-AF study has received a $1.4 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Seeking to better understand the effects of cardiovascular disease on the cognitive decline of the brain, the study will be able to recruit participants remotely thanks to this funding.

$281,205 raised for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases

March 11, 2021

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, in collaboration with IGA, announces that the $2 Does the Heart Good fundraiser concluded with a total of $281,205 raised. This campaign was held as part of Heart Month, from February 4 to 24, in nearly 300 IGA supermarkets in Quebec and New Brunswick.

Webinar: Plan your enduring legacy

March 4, 2021

Do you want to leave behind a legacy that supports a cause that is dear to your heart? A legacy that takes your family and financial situation into consideration? Our estate planning experts will guide you through the steps of making a bequest during a virtual information session.