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The Earthquake

Josianne Dicaire, mother

Life took our two little boys away from us. It also robbed me of my innocence and naivety when it came to motherhood. But what I lost there, I gained in awareness of how precious a child’s health is and what a miracle life can be. Our story is both a sad and a happy one. The years we have spent between these walls has made us realize what the most precious things are: life, love and empathy.

Laurent Tessier

I was hoping that the doctors would find a pill to cure my cancer. It turns out we’re not that far off – and it’s all because of you.

CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

Léanie and Alice are a lot alike, from their big blue eyes to their long blond tresses. But it doesn’t stop there: they also share a heart defect that came close to claiming their lives.

Catherine Côté-Ostiguy

Catherine was born in Sainte-Justine and, suffering from cerebral palsy, was followed for several years. "Last January, I had the good fortune to give birth to my daughter in the same hospital that watched me grow up. Throughout all these years, the quality of care has always been impeccable.''

CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

Now in its 20th year, the Sainte-Justine Circle is happy to announce that it has hit the $8-million mark in its commitment toward the CHU Sainte-Justine Centre of Excellence in Neonatology – a goal they had been working toward since 2012. Congratulations and thank you!

CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

There are only a handful of cases like Alessio’s in the entire world. Mere days after he was born, he was already fighting for his life. But today, thanks to our intrepid researchers and generous donors, the outlook for his future and a relatively normal life is very good Indeed.

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One in a Billion

CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

There are more than 7 billion people living on the planet. But only a dozen reported cases of the genetic mutation Alessio has.

Maude Goulet, CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation

Along with great weather, summertime brings a very special activity at the Marie Enfant Rehabilitation Centre (CRME): animal therapy, to the great delight of its patients. These weekly sessions brighten the stay of those who now call the CRME their home.