Research Applications (Revised deadline Feb. 28, 2020)

RESEARCH FUNDING AVAILABLE – Revised Deadline February 28, 2020 SBHAC invites applications from researchers who would like to apply for funding for research projects on spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Click on the link to download the application and guidelines. TOGETHER – we can make it happen! Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020 at 5:00… Read More

Giving Tuesday – December 3

Today, December 3rd, charities, businesses and individuals across the globe will be celebrating GivingTuesday… Read More

External Research Study: Survey on Accessibility in Canada

We are a research team from KITE, the research arm of Toronto Rehab-University Health Network. We want to learn about the main barriers to accessibility that individuals in Canada experience. Who is invited to participate: Individuals who are 18 years old or older, live in Canada, and identify as atleast one of the following: A… Read More

Annual Reports

Our 2018 – 2019 Annual Report has been posted here.… Read More

SBHAC Financial Statements as at April 2019

SBHAC Financial-Statements as at April 2019 (PDF). Previous SBHAC Financial Statements as at April 2018 (PDF) SBHAC Financial Statements as at April 2017 (PDF) SBHAC Financial Statements as at April 2016 (PDF)… Read More

June is Spina Bifida Awareness Month

June is National Spina Bifida Awareness Month. Spina bifida is the #1 physically disabling birth defect in newborns. Please read more and consider making a difference. Donate today!… Read More

6th Annual Bud Spud & Steak a Big Success

Supporters of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada came out in record numbers to the 6th Annual SBHAC Bud, Spud and Steak Fundraiser on April 18, 2019, at the Belgian Club/Royal Canadian Legion 107 in Winnipeg. We raised $16,265.00 through event tickets sales, donations, as well as silent auction, 50/50, grand prize and… Read More

Family and Adult Conference in Winnipeg – Thank You

We want to thank everyone for attending and participating in our family and adult conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We hope you had a wonderful time!   Thanks to our Major Sponsor, The Winnipeg Foundation.     Thanks to our Partner Sponsors, Medtronic and Nestlé Materna.       Thanks to our Wine Sponsor, RBC Royal Bank.     Thanks… Read More

5th Annual SBHAC Golf Classic 2018 – Thank you!

Clear skies and cool weather greeted enthusiastic golfers who joined us on September 15th for our 5th Annual SBHAC Golf Classic.  Many Thanks to everyone who came out to support SBHAC, and the volunteers who helped make the event a success. The round of golf was followed up with a delicious chicken and ribs dinner… Read More

Coin box

Manitoba Liquor Marts Coin Box Program

The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Canada was chosen for the 2018 Coin box program with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries – Liquor Marts. Your donation will help us in our mission to educate young women on the importance of taking a multivitamin that contains folic acid before becoming pregnant to prevent neural tube defects… Read More

A Canadian first, doctors performed in-utero surgery on baby with spina bifida

In a Canadian first, doctors performed in-utero surgery on baby with spina bifida.… Read More

World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day

October 25, 2017 ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE FOR ALL! #WSBHD Today is the 6th World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day! There are at least 1.5 million people globally living with neural tube defects.  People with spina bifida and hydrocephalus need timely and affordable access to appropriate, specialized and multidisciplinary care throughout their lifespan.  Let’s celebrate WSBHD… Read More