Victoria General Hospital Articles

Secret Santa to a Senior Returns for 6th Year

A seasonal program to deliver Christmas gifts to low-income local seniors is back for another year. The 6th annual Be a Santa to a Senior program was launched Tuesday at the Victoria General Hospital. The program delivered 1,100 gifts to seniors last year as older...

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Miracle Garden Opens at Victoria General Hospital

By Sarah Klein A new healing garden has opened at Victoria General Hospital, providing a beautiful outdoor space that promotes health and well-being. The $1.8 million Miracle Garden was funded through donations to the Victoria General Hospital Foundation. The Garden...

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Miracle Garden Underway at Victoria General Hospital

By Sarah Klein The Victoria General Hospital Foundation broke ground Tuesday on a new miracle garden. The 13,000-square-foot healing garden is designed to bring patients, staff, families, and the community into closer contact with the healing power of nature. Research...

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‘Santa to a Senior’ Campaign Collects 1,000 Gifts

A program designed to ensure local seniors have a gift to open on Christmas Day has collected nearly 1,000 items. The annual Be a Santa to a Senior campaign was launched by Home Instead Senior Care on November 13. The campaign collected almost 300 more gifts this year...

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Gift-Giving Program for Seniors Launches for the Season

A holiday program that helps low income Winnipeg seniors to have an enjoyable Christmas has returned for another year. Be a Santa to a Senior held its launch Tuesday morning at Victoria General Hospital. The program provides gifts to struggling seniors and helps to...

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‘Masala Mixer’ to Benefit Victoria Hospital Foundation

The Victoria General Hospital Foundation will be the beneficiary proceeds raised from an Indian-themed soiree tonight. The Masala Mixer VI, held at East India Company, will be a fundraiser organized by an immigrant looking to give back. “Every day I am so thankful for...

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City Hospital to Treat Enlarged Prostate with Laser

Victoria General Hospital will be able to treat patients with enlarged prostate using a new laster treatment. GreenLight XPS Laser Therapy removes enlarged prostate issue and VGH is the first medical facility in Winnipeg to have the technology. It's a safe alternative...

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Victoria General Hospital Hosting Health Fair

By Brian Schultz Over 30 exhibitors will gather at the Victoria General Hospital today for the Sun Life Financial Health Fair. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the free, family-orientated fair will include face painting, a cuddle clinic for kids, buskers providing...

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Victoria General Hospital Celebrating 100 Years

By David Klassen The Victoria General Hospital will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday afternoon. The event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. will include free cake and entertainment by the Fort Richmond Collegiate Sax Quartet and Senior Jazz Band, and Bairdmore...

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