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

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58 press releases

Major Donation of $1M from the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation

January 30, 2019

The contribution will go towards the COLCOT study, currently in progress at the Montreal Heart Institute.

More than 400 young professionals gathered at the 5th edition of the HeartBeat benefit event and raised $103,000

November 23, 2018

This benefit event, organized by the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Committee, raised $103,000 to help patients affected by cardiovascular disease.

Major donation of $450,000 from Sun Life Financial : MHI creates a one-of-a-kind diabetes prevention clinic in Canada

November 14, 2018

In celebration of World Diabetes Day, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Diabetes Prevention Clinic sponsored by Sun Life Financial. The only one of its kind in Canada, this multidisciplinary program will launch in December at the Montreal Heart Institute's EPIC Center, the largest center for cardiovascular disease prevention in the country.

RBC Royal Bank donated $1.5 million to the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation for the creation of a Simulation-Based Education Program

September 19, 2018

As part of Healthcare Simulation Week, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation announced the creation of the only Simulation-Based Education Program in the country completely dedicated to cardiology.

Critical research on women’s cardiovascular health being led by the Montreal Heart Institute and St. Boniface Hospital thanks to a $2.5 M donation from The Molson Foundation

September 17, 2018

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and St. Boniface Hospital Foundation have announced that several major research projects on women’s cardiovascular health will be made possible thanks to a $2.5 million donation from The Molson Foundation.

The Foundation’s Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs raises $1,735,000

September 7, 2018

The Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s flagship event, took place last night at Windsor Station’s Salle des pas perdus. Approximately 800 generous philanthropists got together for the 18th edition, which raised $1,735,000.

Lino A. Saputo, Jr. appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Foundation

July 4, 2018

The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation announces the appointment of Lino A. Saputo, Jr. as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Saputo, Jr. took office on July 3rd, succeeding Henri-Paul Rousseau who occupied the position for nine years.

IGA raised more than $332,000 for the Montreal Heart Institute

April 11, 2018

The “$2 does the heart good” campaign took place from February 1st to 21st in 293 IGA stores in Quebec and New Brunswick. This year marked the 35th anniversary of the partnership between IGA and the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation and over that time, nearly $9 million has been raised for the Foundation.