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Below is the list of upcoming Fearless Physical Activity events and locations

REGISTER now for an upcoming Fearless Physical Activity Events

For more information and details about the Fearless Physical Activity program, visit Fearless Physical Activity

 

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Have you heard of The Great Canadian Giving Challenge?

Happening all June, every dollar you donate to our charity qualifies us to win $10,000.

The more you give, the more chances for us to win!

Check out this YouTube video to learn more https://youtu.be/SLWjwHwsVWQ

 

Get all the details at www.givingchallenge.ca #GivingChallengeCA

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Province the first in Canada to offer screening to all healthy babies  By Jennifer Chevalier, CBC News. Photo Jean Delisle/CBC

 

The announcement that Pulse Oximetry Newborn Screening is coming to Ontario is amazing news for early detection of babies born with Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD).

This program will help catch upwards of 150 babies a year born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) but who currently leave the hospital undiagnosed. “Early detection and treatment of CHD is critical in ensuring the best possible long-term quality of life for individuals that will live with this life-long disease" stated Krista Vriend, President of the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA). "Leadership and progress on...

Jimmy Kimmel

Much love to Jimmy Kimmel as he shares the emotional and heartfelt story of his family's CHD journey with their newborn son 'Billy'', born with Tetralogy of Fallot and Pulmonary Atresia.

A story that many people living with CHD, their parents and families and friends can relate to and understand.

https://youtu.be/MmWWoMcGmo0

A huge thank you to Jimmy Kimmel for the very powerful CHD Awareness and Advocacy story!

 

For more videos and information visit http://www.cchaforlife.org/jimmy-kimmel-live

Very exciting, CCHA's Fearless Physical Activity program in partnership with CHEO is featured on CTV Ottawa!

Check out the video: http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1166252 

CHEO has a Cardiology Approved Camp at the YMCA August 14th to 18th. Deadline registeration is April 30th

Contact Angekica Blais for more information e-mail: ablais@cheo.on.ca

Phone: 613-737-7600 ext: 4191

Download Camp poster 2017.pdf (24.46 MB)

CHEO has a Cardiology Approved Camp at the YMCA August 14th to 18th. Deadline registeration is April 30th Download Camp poster 2017.pdf (24.46 MB)

AGM 2016 Summary:

Download AGM 2016.pptx (8.13 MB)

 

 

Krista Vriend - President

Krista is a CHD patient, with over 15 years of marketing experience in the financial industry. She is currently the Director of Global Marketing for Insurance at Scotiabank. She has also run her own event management company, and has served on the Board of Directors, Chaired the Special Events Fundraising Committee, and been a Ski School Director, for the Ontario Track 3 Ski Association. She lives in Toronto and is married with children.

 

Jennifer Graham - Vice President

Jennifer Graham is a CHD patient with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries...

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Check out how congenital heart disease stacks up against better recognized diseases in Canada! So many affected and so little awareness and funding! Get involved with CCHA, donate, and spread the word about the growing population of of "survivors" so that we can get the care and support we need to live long, healthy lives!

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