Why we give: St. John’s-Ravenscourt

This year, students from St. John’s-Ravenscourt collected more than $600 in donations to support cardiac care and research at St. Boniface Hospital. One of Manitoba’s premier academic institutions, St. John’s-Ravenscourt is dedicated to creating an environment where students thrive. As part of their education, students are invited to participate in a variety of community service […]

I was having a “widow-maker.”

No one knew whether I’d survive, or even wake up. It was halfway through February last year, and for days I’d found myself short of breath when walking short distances and climbing stairs. I knew I should see my doctor, of course. But I was so busy…I’m sure you can relate. Still, my symptoms persisted. […]

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 […]