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Jun 11, 2018 | News

Mr. Jean-Marie Legris has been a volunteer at Bruyère for 28 years. Upon retiring, he made it his mission to become a full-time volunteer to help those in need.

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Jun 8, 2018 | Research, News

Please join us in congratulating Ms. Barbara Farrell, PharmD, on the receipt of the Exceptional Achievement in Research Award! This award, presented by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA),

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May 30, 2018 | Research, News

A group of Canadian health care professionals has developed the first evidence-based Deprescribing Guideline to reduce or stop the use of Benzodiazepines (BZRAs)...

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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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May 17, 2018 | News, Foundation

Join us for a day of learning, sharing and storytelling, as we inspire our community with how we change lives at Bruyère!

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May 2, 2018 | Leadership, News

We were very excited to learn that our very own Amy Porteous, vice-president of Public Affairs, Planning and Family Medicine, had made the prestigious list!

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Apr 27, 2018 | Research, News

Bruyère has been selected as the recipient of funding from the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), through their Spark Program and Researcher-Clinician Partnership Program (RCP²).

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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 18, 2018 | Leadership, News

The Health Standards Organization (HSO) proudly awarded Bruyère with two more Leading Practices:

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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!