The Impact of Your Generosity

Additional rest area for employees

The creation of an additional rest area is one of the initiatives implemented by the Employee Projects funded by the Foundation.

Mindfulness Intervention Project

Thanks to a third installment of $25,000 from Scotiabank, we are able to support the integration of mindfulness interventions within the Mental Health Program.

Purchase of a portable ultrasound

Purchase of a portable ultrasound for the emergency room, thanks
to a $10,000 donation
from Mr. Peter Hyde.

Purchase of two garrots for the operating room

Thanks to a donation of $30,000 from Ms. Claude Chapdelaine, a long-time donor and friend of the Foundation, we purchased two garrots for the operating room. These devices are used to interrupt the circulation of blood in a limb during surgery or in case of hemorrhages, in order to ensure a safe procedure.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

$15,000 from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies

Butterfly indicators

This butterfly-shaped indicator alerts staff about to enter a patient’s room that the patient is at end of life and that there are grieving loved ones inside.

24/7 Crisis Nursing Program

Implementation of a new 24/7 crisis nursing program in the emergency’s Psychiatric Emergency Zone (PEZ) thanks to a contribution of $60,000 from RBC.

Nursing Week

The tireless work of nurses was recognized thanks to contributions of $2,000 from the National Bank, $2,000 from Sunlife and more than 500 gift cards donated by Tim Hortons.

Fidgets blankets for mental health patients

Surgi-lift slings for the operating room

Provides patients with a smooth transfer from the operating room to the recovery room.


Two $3,000 clinical excellence scholarships were awarded for Francophone nursing consolidation placements in the following disciplines: Maxime Boisvenu-Fortin – Emergency and Meaghan Brown – Family Birthing Center.

Equipment for non-invasive vascular screening of the lower limbs

White noise machine

Teaching video for pre-op hip and knee replacement patients

Blanket warmer

Halloween treats for the staff

iPads donation from the Brigil Family