Our Mission and Values

Our vision: Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.
Our mission:
  • Prevent disease
    • Give children and youth the best start for a long, healthy life
    • Empower Canadians to live healthy lives
  • Save lives
    • Enable faster, better cardiac emergency response and treatment
    • Enable faster, better stroke response and treatment
  • Promote recovery
    • Enhance support for survivors, families and caregivers
Our values:
  • A passion for health
  • Making a difference
  • Learning every day
  • Being extraordinary together
  • Embracing diversity
We achieve our mission through:
  • Investing in life-saving research
  • Advocating for healthy public policies
  • Partnering with stakeholders
  • Engaging Canadians to make health last
  • Ensuring health equity
To learn how we are working towards our mission, see our Strategic Plan.