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  • Purchase of a Pinel Restraint System

    The Foundation announces the purchase of a Pinel Restraint System for the emergency department of the Barrie Memorial Hospital. The Pinel system makes it possible to satisfy the restraint requirements of all levels with a single system. In emergency restraint, the aggressive patient can be immobilized at seven points in less than ten seconds. The

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  • Internet Access for the Patients at the Emergency

    Today, people expect connectivity. It is therefore with great pleasure that the Foundation announces the installation of a Wi-Fi network for the patients waiting at the emergency. We know patients and those who accompany them become irritated if they feel their time is wasted. Having access to the internet will give those waiting the ability

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  • Our MP Stéphane Billette supports the Foundation!

    It is always a pleasure for me to support the Barrie Memorial Hospital Foundation in different development projects to ensure a hospital that is more adapted to the needs of the community. In the photo, Mrs. Madeleine Himbeault Greig, president of the foundation. Source: Facebook. The Foundation wishes to express its thanks to Stéphane Billette, MP,

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  • Canadian Vintage Motocycle Group – A Devoted Supporter!

    Again this year, the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group has presented to the Barrie Memorial Hospital Foundation a very generous donation of $2,000!  The Foundation is grateful for their continued support. Thank you! (Photo: Bert Pitt and Bill Magnussen, members of the CVMG with Madeleine Greig, Chair of the Foundation).

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  • Continued Support from Desjardins!

    The Barrie Memorial Hospital Foundation would like to thank Desjardins for extending its financial support until 2018. We appreciate Desjardins for believing in our mission and for helping us to realize it! (Photo: Madeleine Greig, Chair of the Foundation and Yves Léveillé, Executive Director of Desjardins Caisse du Haut-Saint-Laurent).

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  • The Ormstown Lions Club give to the Foundation!

    At their monthly meeting, following the 2016 duck race, the Ormstown Lions Club donated $750 to the Barrie Memorial Hospital Foundation. A big thank you for their generous support!

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  • New landscaping in the front parking lot of the Barrie Memorial Hospital

    This spring, a landscaping plan for the median in the front parking lot was realized. By replacing the grass with patio tiles, trees and flowers, this area is now improved and maintenance needs minimized. The cost of this project is $5,825.

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  • Major work at the Barrie Memorial Hospital – Government of Quebec announces an investment of $2,218,040

    QUÉBEC, July 7. 2016 / (Translation by the Foundation)  / – On behalf of the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Gaétan Barrette, MP for Huntingdon and Chief Whip of the Government of Quebec, Stéphane Billette, announced a total investment of $2 218,040 for major renovations at the Barrie Memorial Hospital, a facility of

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  • The Hospital Foundation Participates in the Expo Ormstown Parade for the First Time!

    The Foundation has recently updated it’s logo and during the parade it came to life! The green characters distributed glow-in-the-dark super bouncy balls to all the children along the parade route. A big thank you to our “green team” and the banner carriers for their time and support. The Foundation wishes to acknowledge the very

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  • Gold status attained!

    Many thanks to the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group for their donation of $1300 and their continuous support. They have now reached the Gold sponsor level. Photo: Bert Pitt, Madeleine Greig and Bill Magnussen.

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