From Prevention To Recovery

We are working hard to continue to provide stroke education to health care providers via:

-our website


-virtual classroom and

-virtual live education events. 

Please check our website often for updates.

Welcome to the West GTA Stroke Network Website

Explore the West GTA Stroke Network website for information pertinent to stroke survivors, clinicians and all our stakeholders!  Become informed about best practices across the stroke care continuum in order to support the delivery of excellent stroke care for our patients.

What is a Stroke?

A stroke is any interruption in blood flow to the brain. Without quick restoration of proper blood flow brain cells may die and permanent damage may occur.

Signs & Symptoms of a Stroke

 The warning signs of stroke are the brain’s way of telling you that it is under attack. The warning signs will depend upon what part of your brain is in trouble. 

Risk Factors

Risk factors are things, behaviors or medical conditions that increase your risk of having a stroke. 


Small changes in the way you live your life can decrease your risk of having a stroke.  Start small and build upon your changes. 

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