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Improving Care For People in our Communities

Taigh Solas resident Wallace Reid.

Chip’s Story

Wallace (“Chip”) Reid was a graduate of the Yarmouth School of Nursing. Chip’s home for 17 years was the 3rd Floor Taigh Solas, at the Northside General Hospital, where all the nurses and patients were his second family. Born in North Sydney, he was an only child but has two aunts that visited him regularly, Georgina and Shirley. Read more →

Earl Boutilier

Earl’s Story

Earl Boutilier was diagnosed with CMT-Charcot Marie Tooth Disease 51 years ago and is also diabetic. Also known as Charcot–Marie–Tooth neuropathy, CMT is a genetically inherited disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. Currently incurable, this disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders. Read more →

Neila MacGean with her husband Jack

Neila’s Story

Neila MacGean has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension which means that she has to be on an oxygen machine with 8 litres high pressure every day. Neila was a nurse at Northside General Hospital for 6 years and later an occupational health nurse at Devco. Read more →

Foundation News & Events

  • Cape Breton Motor Madness 2017
    Cape Breton Motor Madness 2017
    On June 17, 2017 (rain date June 18) the Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation will host our 3rd Annual Cape Breton Motor Madness, promoted as an “anything with a motor” car show for all ages. We target car, bike, dragster, mud trucks, tuners, antique and custom vehicle owners to come and display their pride and joy for families to come and view them. In 2016 we received 2,500 visitors to the Emera Centre Northside who participated in viewing the vehicles, face painting, photo opportunities, enjoying BBQ’d foods, music and entertainment and supporting our vendors by buying their products on display. The objective of the event is to host a family orientated fun day that is economical for families to attend and promote both Northside General Hospital and Harbourview facility while raising funds to purchase priority medical equipment for both hospitals....
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  • Mom Prom
    Mom Prom
    We are happy to announce we will be hosting a “Mom Prom” on April 29, 2017. Now remember it is not just for moms. Ladies dust off your bridesmaid, prom, evening gowns and a dress you never thought you would wear again. Join us for a Prom for all ages we will touch on all eras. A night filled with walks down memory lane and some “I can’t believe I used to wear my hair like that”....
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  • International Women's Day  2016
    International Women’s Day 2016
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Support for the Services We Count On

Dr. MacIntosh

Dr. MacIntosh’s Story

“I don’t give because I can, I give because I care”. Dr. MacIntosh gives of his time, and provides gifts to the Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation because these hospitals care for his patients, his friends and his family. His favourite part of his job is visiting patients at the hospital and looking out at the water. He attributes the great care his patients receive while in hospital to the incredible staff who provide care for his patients. Read more →

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Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation shared Northside the Lakes Community Health Board's video.

Northside the Lakes Community Health Board
Our foundation is pleased to be associated with the Northside the Lakes Community Health Board. The Value of Volunteering is enormous here in Cape Breton and our foundation is truly grateful for all our volunteers. Together we are improving the lives of patients and visitors at both Northside General and Harbourview facilities.
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In recognition of National Volunteer Week, please feel free to share and use our video on the Value of Volunteering.

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Northside/Harbourview Hospital Foundation shared their photo.

Next Saturday!! Get your tickets!!
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Our event is right around the corner and many ladies are asking "what if I don't have my prom dress anymore?" Wear what makes you feel pretty.👑 If you want to go a prom route there are many dresses available at a very small cost at: Nora's New to you Louie's Value Village We have visited these stores and can attest to the selection and fun that we will have on April 29th.

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Northside / Harbourview Hospital Foundation

PO Box 399
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Canada B2A 3M4
Tel: (902) 794-5402 Fax: (902) 794-5425