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A senior man sitting in a lab chair with a research and brain activity technologies
Jan 14, 2019 | Research, Foundation

The University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) and Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) have launched a joint fundraising campaign for improved memory and dementia research

An senior woman in a wheelchair beside a senior man wearing glasses
Dec 14, 2018 | Patient Stories, Foundation

Very few people ever win the lottery... But the day my wife Janet and I got the call there was a spot for her at Bruyère’s Saint-Vincent Hospital, I knew we’d hit the jackpot.

a senior woman and a senior man siting at a table
Dec 14, 2018 | Patient Stories, Foundation

Katherine trusted her instincts, which led her right here to the team of experts at Bruyère.

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Nov 16, 2018 | Foundation

On November 15, 2018, over 300 guests gathered at the Infinity Convention Centre to hear “Life Changing” stories.

Chris Bradshaw wearing a bicylcle helmet
Nov 12, 2018 | Patient Stories

A story about a palliative care patient who was given an opportunity during his last days to relive his passion thanks to the teams from Bruyère’s palliative care unit and the Cycling Without Age program... 

a large groupe of people standing infront of a tv
May 25, 2018 | News, Foundation

Thanks to the dedicated 580 CFRA listeners, CTV Ottawa viewers, and our incredibly generous community, Bruyère’s Life Changing Day raised $494,239 yesterday in support of patient care and research at Bruyère.

Two man standing outside, both hollding a red flag

On May 26 and 27, 2018, join Bruyère Foundation and stroke survivor Tim Kerr for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge during the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.

a mosaic of three men and three woman smiling
Apr 16, 2018 | News, In the Community

From April 15 to 21, volunteers from across the country will be celebrated as part of National Volunteer Week!

two woman each sitting on a chair looking back and smilling while a tv is in the background
Apr 13, 2018 | Research, News

Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) launched an innovative technology to promote exercise for older adults in Bruyère’s outpatient rehabilitation and long-term care programs.

A oy and a girl in their 20 holding hand, both are in a wheelchair

Friendship can blossom in the most unlikely of circumstances. Dylan White, 22, and Danica Tofflemire, 21, have an undeniable bond that has been forged from tragedy. Both suffered terrible accidents causing brain injuries.