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University Health Network and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences Announce Joint Partnership for Health Care Education in Ontario

The University Health Network, one of Canada's largest teaching and research hospital networks, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, the only education institution in Canada devoted exclusively to applied health sciences...Show More Summary

Universal Savings Accounts (USAs)

My op-ed today at The Federalist discusses exciting developments in Canada and Britain regarding personal savings. Both nations have implemented universal savings vehicles of the type I proposed with Ernest Christian back in 2002. The...Show More Summary

Canada fact of the day

The University of Toronto’s commercialization office states that it is “in a class with the likes of MIT and Stanford.” But Stanford has generated $1.3-billion (U.S.) in royalties for itself and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology issued 288 U.S. patents last year alone; U of T generates annual licensed IP income of less than $3-million […]

Canadian Association of Law Libraries Conference - Language Rights in Canada

At the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries taking place right now In Moncton, I caught a talk earlier today by University of Moncton law professor Michel Doucet on language rights in Canada. Doucet provided...Show More Summary

Scientists Have Found A Way To Kill HIV

While testing a recently developed molecule, JP-III-48, on samples from HIV-positive patients, researchers at the University of Montreal in Canada observed something groundbreaking. The molecule had the ability to open up HIV “like a flower.” Although this finding is still in its early stages, the team hopes it may set the foundation for new preventive [...]

First look at the Suicide Squad cast in costume doesn’t make us want to commit suicide

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets :

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, next year’s second dip into the Warner Bros. DC Cinematic Universe, is currently mid-production up in Canada and therefore ready to reveal more looks at the DC Villains and […]

First Large-Scale Assessment Of Oil & Gas Industry’s Impact On Landscapes Of US + Canada — Huge Loss Of Vegetation & Arable Cropland

The first large-scale scientific assessment of the oil and gas industry’s impact on the landscapes of the US and Canada was recently completed by researchers at the University of Montana. As anyone who’s seen a picture of what oil fields...Show More Summary

Nationalism Leads to Downplaying of Soviet Role in World War II

All the European countries want to say that they played the major role excluding the USSR, according to to Mark Sandle, history professor at The King's University in Alberta, Canada.

Canada gives millions to music majors (classical included)

Billboard reports that the government of Ontario has just allocated C$14 million (US$11.5) to 123 music companies, including the world’s largest. The grants include Universal Music Canada Inc. ($1.2 million), Warner Music Canada Co. ($750,000), Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. Show More Summary

Maple syrup extract shows promise in fight against superbugs

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Researchers at Canada's McGill University have uncovered what could be a pretty sweet way of warding off bacteria. The scientists developed a concentrated extract of maple syrup and combined it with antibiotics, finding that it heightened...Show More Summary

Canadian researchers create AI prediction tool

A simple and effective portable tool to predict avian influenza outbreaks on farms has been created by University of Guelph researchers in Canada.

UQAM student bullies trash school to protest “austerity”

Ezra Levant reports for Quebec university students pay the lowest tuition in the nation, thanks to transfer payments from the rest of Canada. That didn’t stop students at UQAM from holding a “gross, garbage dump style” sit-in, trying to shut down the school and intimidating other students. These students were protesting “austerity,” without caring […]

Masked Canadian Students Barricade Themselves In Montreal University, Police Storm Building

The students are (still) restless in Canada. Over the past several weeks we’ve documented student protests in Montreal and Quebec City, noting that the Blockupy spirit of raging against anything that can be construed as “austerity” seems to be infectious north of the border. Show More Summary

Your Useless Inkjet Printer Could Soon Be Used to Test for Disease

?Imagine being able to test your ground beef for E. coli or quickly determine if your kid has strep throat using tests printed at home using nothing but your humble inkjet. Researchers at McMaster University in Canada say they have discovered a way to do just that using specially-developed “bio ink” that works with any standard inkjet printer. Show More Summary

McGill researchers show how magicians sway decision-making

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Jay Olson, a psychology major at McGill University in Quebec, Canada uses magic tricks to study perception, memory, and influence. One card trick, in particular, captured his imagination as he set about his research. Read the rest

Sniffer dogs to transform the aquaculture industry

A recent breakthrough by scientists at the University of Poisson, Canada has discovered the use of sniffer dogs in the detection of acidification in water samples. Although the training and research is ongoing, the university has released promising data suggesting a 98% success rate in the detection of subtle changes in water acidity. Dogs have […]

Israel's Arab Minority Integrating Politically, Economically

Throughout late February and March, "Israeli Apartheid Week" took place across 200 cities around the world, from the UK and South Africa to Canada and the USA. Anti-Israel events have been held on university campuses and academic institutions,...Show More Summary

Cruz Control: An Elitist at Liberty University

Who is the real Ted Cruz? His life is full of double identities and mixed loyalties. He was born in Canada, but puts on extra Texas bravado, going so far as to ask the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court whether or not his cowboy boots would be acceptable footwear for a lawyer before that august bench. Show More Summary

Canada’s Charitable Law Urgently Needs Reforming: New UVic Report

Attachment Size Modernizing-Canadian-Charitable-Law.pdf 1.84 MB A report released today by the University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre calls for sweeping reform of Canadian charitable law in line with other jurisdictions such...Show More Summary

Your Handy Guide to Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has hopped aboard the GOP clown car, announcing his candidacy on Monday at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. Let's talk about Cruz by way of a refresher on what he's all about. Doh! Canada Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1970 to an American mother and a foreign (Cuban) father. Show More Summary

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