Carole Laurin

More than 405,000 Canadians live with
long-term disability from stroke.
The number will double in 20 years.

Recent News

Save the dates for the Canadian Stroke Congress

February 11, 2019
The Canadian Stroke Congress - Canada's biggest and best meeting focused on stroke - takes place in Ottawa from Oct. 3 to 5, 2019. The Call for Abstracts opens on March 4, 2019.

Nominations open for prestigious Hnatyshyn Lecture

February 7, 2019
The Hnatyshyn Lecture is awarded to an individual who has made a significant and positive impact on health through his/her contribution to research, clinical care in any discipline, systems change and/or support for people with lived experience in the field of stroke in Canada; this contribution can be over a period of time or may be a significant innovation to systems, technologies, products, programs, or policies. The lecture will be delivered at the Canadian Stroke Congress, to be held in Ottawa from Oct. 3-5

CPSR-funded study reveals absentmindedness points to earlier warning signs of silent strokes among people at risk

February 6, 2019
Adults who notice that they frequently lose their train of thought or often become sidetracked may in fact be displaying earlier symptoms of cerebral small vessel disease, otherwise known as a 'silent stroke,' suggests a Baycrest study

The all-new Canadian Stroke Best Practices website is live!

January 23, 2019
Heart & Stroke has created a new Canadian Stroke Best Practices (CSBP) website, designed to provide easy access to the most current evidence-based stroke recommendations, resources, webinars, and events.

"The Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery's strength is in its people. We are fortunate in Canada to have a great wealth of people who are leading the way globally in stroke recovery research. This is why I am involved. Great things can be accomplished when we work together. This idea is even reflected in the name. The organization is truly a partnership."


Ada Tang, PhD, CPSR Knowledge Translation Advisory Committee, McMaster University

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