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Dr. Kamran Khan: To fight global infectious diseases, he prescribes a dose of big data

...specialty training in infectious diseases and public health, Dr. Kamran Khan found himself in the middle of the SARS outbreak. He was struck by “how quickly a virus could spread...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


From the barn to the bench

...ages livestock health through genetic identification. The patented technology is licensed by a Canadian company called Semex Alliance, which markets the enhanced bovine semen under the trade name Immunity+. Mallard...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Bonnie Mallard: From the barn to the bench

...developed High Immune Response (HIR) technology that man- ages livestock health through genetic identification. The patented technology is licensed by a Canadian company called Semex Alliance, which markets the enhanced...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Paul Santerre: A formula for turning ideas into products

...an on-campus incubator called the Health Innovation Hub that teaches health science and biomedical engineering grads and early-career scientists the fundamentals of starting innovation companies. With the help of mentors,...

Date: Tuesday May 23, 2017


Feb. 20, 2014: Schizophrenia in Canada: The social and economic case for a collaborative model of care

...schizophrenia is straining our country’s healthcare, social services and criminal justice systems. Through a more coordinated, multi-sector approach, it may be possible to enhance care, improve health outcomes and reduce...

Date: Wednesday February 19, 2014


Poisoning Democracy: How Canada Can Address Harmful Speech Online

The rise of harmful speech online is a threat to Canada’s democracy. This report outlines how governments and digital platform companies can better address hate and harassment, including the creation of a Moderation Standards Council.

Date: Thursday November 8, 2018


A Mouse Sleeping Next to a Dragon: New Twitches and Grunts

...achieve a specific end. But we are now seeing states, especially China, use a combination of legitimate (ambitious merger and acquisition strategies), grey area (sudden health and safety bans) and...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Atlantic Summit on Healthcare and Drug Cost Sustainability

and enhancing health access in the Atlantic region. Hosted in partnership with the Government of PEI’s Department of Health and Wellness and the governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick,...

Date: Friday January 9, 2015


A formula for turning ideas into products

...from IBI spurred Santerre to develop an on-campus incubator called the Health Innovation Hub that teaches health science and biomedical engineering grads and early-career scientists the fundamentals of starting innovation...

Date: Wednesday May 24, 2017


Marshalling Incubators to Build Global Companies

...success rate of other Third Party Countries at 22 percent. FP7 projects with Canadian participation reflected the priority thematic areas above: aeronautics, health, marine research, ICT and the MSCA (researcher...

Date: Wednesday March 1, 2017


Immigrants aren’t job killers, they’re job creators — and they want to come to Canada

...are born in Canada.” What’s more, she added in response to a question from the floor from federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, immigrants are in better health than Canadians. “We...

Date: Tuesday April 25, 2017


Eric Axford

...health and safety; sustainability and communications; government relations; information and process management; and enterprise technical. Since joining Suncor in 1996, Eric has held a number of senior upstream, downstream and...

Date: Thursday November 15, 2018


Securing Canada’s cyberspace

...systems and other critical assets. · An attack on Anthem, a subsidiary company of BlueCross BlueShield, compromised approximately 10 million health records in the United States.[11] · A synchronized wave...

Date: Monday February 6, 2017


Dr. Xiangguo Qiu & Dr. Gary Kobinger: Against all odds, they discovered a treatment for Ebola

...Ebola virus. Working at the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, the two virologists focused on antibodies that had actually been tested and found ineffective in...

Date: Wednesday May 23, 2018


Mind the Gaps: Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage in Canada

In our study of 20 small and mid-sized Canadian communities, the number and depth of newspaper articles about civic affairs declined sharply between 2008 and 2017, leaving citizens less informed about their democratic institutions.

Date: Tuesday September 25, 2018


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