A new study indicates that around half of all cancers are preventable with public policy measures that could save lives and billions of dollars.
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Canada’s leading research facilities get an infrastructure boost; NSERC has an inaugural scholar, thanks to a pilot program with Toronto Metropolitan University, researching the impact of social ties to health and wellbeing, and more.
The Ontario-based National Newcomer Navigation Network has received $1.5 million in federal funding to help skilled immigrant health care professionals practise in Canada.
A new term for Dr. Mona Nemer; U of T’s response to monkeypox outbreak paves the way for collaborations with Canadian and international groups, a rebound in Canadian angel investment stats, and more.
A team of Canadian researchers at McMaster University is developing an inhalable TB vaccine that would act as a booster to strengthen immune protection right at the site of infection — the lungs. If successful, it would be among the first new effective TB vaccines in the world.
The Liberals latest federal Budget takes aim at Canada’s perennial innovation problem with billions in new funding, including a new $15-billion Canada Growth Fund.
The federal government has allocated $31.1 million over six years to a new Health Research Training Platform made up of 13 different programs that will offer specialized training for researchers at universities and hospitals across the country.
Green Party of Ontario releases EV strategy two months ahead of provincial election, research gets a boost through the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a review of Canada’s Remote Sensing Space Systems Act is completed, and more.
Public health research capacity expanded, massive free science database launched, funding for spinal cord injury research, and more.
Ontario invests to attract and retain research talent, UOttawa launches the first Canadian research centre dedicated to studying Black health in Canada, Montreal’s BrainBox AI goes home a winner from COP26, and more.