Nourishing lives, nourishing success

Success starts with good health, and good health starts with better food. This rings especially true in St. Boniface Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), where our tiniest and most vulnerable patients start their lives with a lot of barriers to overcome. Every year, approximately 600 sick or premature babies are treated in the NICU. […]

Congratulations, Stephen Jones!

Youth BIOLab Jeunesse teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence Every year, 5,000 children and youth from all over Manitoba visit the RBC Youth BIOLab Jeunesse at St. Boniface Hospital’s Albrechtsen Research Centre. The program connects teachers and students to biomedical science by providing real-life experience in a world-class research centre. It has had […]

Congratulations, Dr. Pierce!

Executive Director of Research at St. Boniface Hospital to receive Order of Manitoba Dr. Grant Pierce, St. Boniface Hospital’s Executive Director of Research, has been awarded the Order of Manitoba, along with 11 other outstanding Manitobans. Dr. Pierce will be invested into the Order of Manitoba for 2018 at a ceremony in July. The province’s […]

Celebrating mental wellness

Getting loud for mental health week Every year, Canadians are encouraged to spend one week in May sharing their personal experiences with mental illness, either in person, at events, or online. Mental Health Week raises awareness for mental health care, with a special focus on ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and addiction. According to […]

A giving heart, a happy heart

St. Boniface Hospital’s excellent cardiac care sparks donor support In 1988, Judy Balabas’ mother flew from Flin Flon to Winnipeg to receive two heart valve replacements at St. Boniface Hospital. Nearly 25 years later, in May of 2012, Balabas herself also had to have a heart valve replaced at the Hospital. From pre-operative meetings with […]

Celebrating 30 years of research

St. Boniface Hospital’s Albrechtsen Research Centre has long list of achievements On April 21, the Research Centre celebrated 30 years of innovation in medical research – below are two videos providing an overview of the Albrechtsen Research Centre’s many accomplishments, as well as a timeline of the Research Centre’s history. The Foundation is proud to support the […]