Medavie Contributes $100K to the Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund

Halifax, NS – Medavie, through its Foundation, is providing $100,000 to the Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund. The fund was established by the Government of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Red Cross to support the immediate and long-term needs of the individuals, families and communities impacted by the province’s recent tragedy.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone touched by this tragedy, as we grieve together as a country, knowing the emotional reach extends far beyond Nova Scotia,” said Bernard Lord, Medavie CEO. “We send a heartfelt thank you to our colleagues at Emergency Health Services, who responded to this call with professionalism and courage, and to all frontline personnel who dedicate their lives to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our communities. We also thank the Government of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Red Cross for establishing this fund and providing an opportunity to support.”

For over 75 years, Medavie has been caring for Nova Scotians. From our first responders to our health care professionals, some 2,000 of our 6,400 employees are based here in Nova Scotia.

Through our Foundation, Medavie supports community-based programs aligned with adolescent mental health and post-traumatic stress, and initiatives that support active living and healthy eating.


About Medavie
Medavie is a national health solutions partner that integrates benefits management, health management and health care delivery. Together, with our more than 6,400 employees, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that improve the wellbeing of Canadians.

As a not-for-profit organization, Medavie oversees Medavie Blue Cross, a premier all-in-one benefits carrier and public health program administrator, and Medavie Health Services, a national primary health care solutions organization and the largest private provider of EMS management services in Canada.

We are proud to commit an annual social dividend to the Medavie Health Foundation to support programs and initiatives aimed at addressing some of our country’s most pressing physical and mental health care challenges.

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