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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... 

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

Guy Chartrand and three Bruyère employees

It is an honour for me to be connecting with you for the first time as Bruyère’s new President and CEO.

Peggy Taillon, Dr David Ponka and Claude Chapdelaine posing with a portable xray device and a tablet in their hands

Mrs. Chapdelaine donated money for the purchase of a point of care ultrasound machine that will be used to provide musculoskeletal care to patients at the clinic.

Heinz Ende, a senior on a exercise machine
Feb 27, 2018 | Patient Stories, News

“I'm 86 years old and still living on my own thanks to Bruyère. In my experience, there is no better rehabilitation program in all of Ottawa," - Heinz Ende