Posted 10/06/2019 6:15:59 PM by Vanessa Smit

As the temperatures rise, we get closer and closer to the sunshine and summer fun. No matter what time of the year, understanding the signs and symptoms of a stroke can genuinely save a life. 

Thanks to our friends at the Canadian Cancer Society, there are great resources to learn about what you could be looking out for when it comes to heart health. FAST is an effective way to spot a stroke, and there are many Canadians who are living proof of the positive impact of being educated. Wondering what FAST is? Learn more below and feel free to share—after all, knowledge is power! 


For more information, visit, Are you looking for a heart-healthy program? Visit a YMCA closest to you or learn more about the various health management programs available in your community. 

About Vanessa Smit

Vanessa is a Marketing and Communications Manager based out of Vancouver. Don't be surprised if you find her researching cause related initiatives, French Bulldog puppies, playing in the sun or watching Raptors games. She's inspired by seeing and learning about engaging marketing campaigns, especially ones that help increase awareness of mission-driven initiatives—ask for examples, she would be happy to share!

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