Magical hands provide life-saving surgery

Making every month count for cardiac patients at St. Boniface Hospital Kelley had lived with a heart murmur all her life, but it never kept her from doing the things she wanted to. Then, something changed. She became more and more “breathy” going up the stairs. She chalked up a lack of stamina to work stress […]

Care fit for a King

Winnipeg father receives excellent cardiac care at St. Boniface Hospital Tom King, a husband and father from Winnipeg, recalls the moment nearly 20 years ago when his heart first began racing unexpectedly and irregularly. “I was out for a walk with my daughter – she was just little – and it came out of nowhere,” […]

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 […]