In the News

2020

CPR and AED Training | Niagara Falls Review

Heart Niagara has launched a series of educational videos on how to perform CPR and use an automated external defibrillator in the event of a cardiac emergency.

“Raising awareness of the importance of knowing CPR and how to use an AED has been a challenge this year due to COVID-19,” said executive director Karen Stearne.

“The pandemic has made each of us reassess how we receive information that is essential.”

The new virtual programming, launched this week to mark national CPR Month, features a series of short educational videos on the non-profit agency’s YouTube channel…

2017

Lundy’s Lane | Niagara Falls Review

With winter in full swing, there’ s no better time to head out and explore all the culinary wonders on Lundy’s Lane, Niagara’s favourite neighbourhood.

Winter Restaurant Week 2017 is taking place Februar…

 

Life-saving starts immediately with cardiac arrest | St. Catharines Standard

It’s the kind of training that 14-year-old Malcolm Greenbury hopes he’s never going to have to use.

But the high school student knows that CPR training is a valuabl…

 

Heart Niagara wants to hear from you | Niagara Falls Review

Niagara students as young as Grade 5 are showing the potential risk factors for heart disease.

To reduce the rate of heart disease and empower youn…

 

 

Ηeart Niagara offers healthy eating classes | Niagara This Week

There’s no disputing that eating a healthier diet is good for you.

To help those people who are looking to make improvements to their eatin…


2016

2016 in review: Niagara Falls | Niagara This Week

Proposed transit changes get a bumpy ride, a tradition is revived, ‘Mr. Chippawa’ dies and the province commits to GO Train service for Niagar…

 

Blues Prodigy set to play for Heart Niagara event | Niagara This Week

When you think of the blues, instantly the picture of a grizzled veteran musician singing about how his baby is gone. And then there’s Spencer McKenzi…

 

Heart Niagara to host physical literacy summit  | Niagara This Week

Literacy isn’t just for reading and writing — is also physical.

And Heart Niagara will be hosting the region’s first-ever Niagara Physica…

 

New home for Heart Niagara | Niagara Falls Review

Heart Niagara is on the move.

As of July 5, the non-profit agency that delivers community-based healt…

2015

Remembering Dr. Palmer | Niagara Falls Review
Dr. John Palmer, a family physician in Niagara Falls for more than 45 years, passed away Saturday at the Greater Niagara General Hospita…

 

All you need is 15 minutes, once a week. Really? | St. Catharines Standard It’s 9:30 a.m. on a Tuesday and they’ve arrived at the gym for a strength-training workout.

Five machines and 15 minutes later, they’re don…

 

Quick action saved heart attack victim | St. Catharines StandardThe familiar crack of his bat connecting with the ball sent Eric Bent rapidly rounding the bases.

The 50-year-old avid baseball fan had score…

 

 

A legacy of health and wellness | Niagara Falls Review

Combined, Drs. John and Lillian Clark collectively shared nearly 90 years of medical practice. “John and Lillian were a constant sourc…

 

(Heart) Core Belief  | Niagara This Week

Look around and it looks like your average fitness facility with rows of weight machines and treadmills.

But this facility is different. It’s HeartCore, a new program bein…

 

Keeping kids heart healthy | Niagara Falls Review

When a Saint Paul student collapsed during class in 2004, science teacher Samantha Booth performed CPR until paramedics arrive…

 

 

2014

Quick action on heart attacks part of chain of survival | Niagara This Week The familiar crack of his bat connecting with the ball sent Eric Bent rapidly rounding the bases.
The 50-year-old avid baseball fan had scored a triple on the Allanbur…

 

Heart Niagara serves up kids cooking camp | Welland TribuneHeart Niagara is offering its first summer camp, featuring three half-day programs focused on healthy eating, cooking, CPR training an…

 

NOTL becoming ‘heart-safe’ | Niagara Advance When Yvonne McMorrough heard about the heart-safe program in Niagara-on-the-Lake—the installation of defibrillator…

2013

 

Wainfleet first heart safe community | Welland Tribune Local paramedics have teamed up with ‘Fleeters to create “Niagara’s very first heart safe community,” said Danny Kerr. The Niagara Emergenc…