Heart & Stroke

Stroke is the 3rd largest killer of Canadian adults

62,000 new strokes occur in Canada each year

Each year more than 13,000 Canadians die from stroke

Doubles someone's risk of having dementia

More than 400,000 Canadians are living with disability from stroke

One stroke occurs every 9 minutes

Every 45 minutes someone dies from a stroke

What you need to know

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