News & Media Releases From The Menopause Foundation of Canada

  • Groundbreaking report shows staggering $3.5 billion cost of menopause to Canadian economy

    October 16, 2023

    Menopause Foundation of Canada report reveals scope of opportunity with better workplace supports; ‘Menopause Works Here’ campaign launched to ...

  • Grace: What’s Happening to Me?

    October 16, 2023

    Around age 45, Grace started experiencing dramatic moods shifts. She had no idea what was happening. “It was affecting my ...

  • Darlene: Menopause Champion and Changemaker

    October 16, 2023

    Darlene didn’t know what perimenopause was until she was in it and then it hit like a storm. She ...

  • Katherine: Protecting Menopausal Women in the Workplace

    October 16, 2023

    For Katherine, perimenopause came with a bang. On her honeymoon, she passed out at Edinburgh Castle and fell on ...

  • Deepti: The Hardest Years of Her Life

    October 16, 2023

    When Deepti started going through menopause, everything changed. “I was a very good sleeper before menopause. Fifteen minutes after ...

  • Laura: We Have to Figure This Out

    October 16, 2023

    Laura was in her 40s at the height of her career when she developed debilitating fatigue. Even 10-12 hours ...

  • Patricia: The Lost Years

    October 16, 2023

    Patricia knew about menopause, the end of her period. “GREAT!” she thought. She had no idea a tsunami was ...

  • Michelle: Something Had to Give

    October 16, 2023

    In her early 50s, Michelle moved with her husband to Vancouver Island so that he could complete his final ...

  • Julie: Workplace Flexibility Would Have Made All the Difference

    October 16, 2023

    Julie was in her late 40s, thriving in a communications role within the education field when she started having ...

  • Heidi: I Just Want to Feel Normal

    October 16, 2023

    As she coped with perimenopause, Heidi’s wish list was short: She just wanted to be able to function and ...

  • Jenn: “I Was Flying Blind for So Long”

    October 16, 2023

    When Jenn was in her early 40s, she suddenly faced a series of debilitating health issues. She began suffering ...

  • Nancy: It Feels Like a Volcano Ready to Explode

    October 16, 2023

    Menopause has been a lonely journey so far for Nancy, who works as a receiver in Ottawa. Her job ...

  • Stephanie: Quality of Life Needs Full Weight

    October 15, 2023

    As Stephanie approached mid-life, she thought was ready for menopause. She had full confidence in her gynecologist and her ...

  • MFC Presents at SOGC 2023 Annual and Clinical Scientific Conference

    August 7, 2023

    Janet Ko, Co-founder and President of the Menopause Foundation of Canada (MFC) was honoured to present alongside Dr. Wendy ...

  • Presentation to Members of the Toronto Cricket Club

    June 17, 2023

    On June 13, the Toronto Cricket Club welcomed the co-founders of the Menopause Foundation of Canada for a conversation ...

  • Sun Life deepens its commitment to women’s health with Menopause Foundation of Canada partnership

    June 6, 2023

    Sun Life deepens its commitment to women's health with Menopause Foundation of Canada partnership

  • Women’s Health Needs Round Table – U.S. Embassy in Ottawa

    April 15, 2023

    Menopause Foundation of Canada took part in a first-of-its-kind round table event for Women’s Health Needs at the U.S. ...

  • New national research report on menopause reveals the steep toll of silence and stigma on Canadian women

    October 6, 2022

    New national research report on menopause reveals the steep toll of silence and stigma on Canadian women ...