Research and Innovation

Published on Thu, 04/02/2020 by Klick Health

Intubation Box Donations to Help Protect Toronto Hospitals from COVID-19

Intubation Box Donations to Help Protect Toronto Hospitals from COVID-19

Humber River Hospital and Klick Health collaboration to give hospitals across city an extra line of defense against virus

Published on Tue, 02/11/2020 by BioTalent Canada

Youth Facing Challenges to Employment in Biotech Get Help via New Wage Subsidy

Youth Facing Challenges to Employment in Biotech Get Help via New Wage Subsidy

New BioTalent Canada wage subsidy will help youth gain employment in Canada’s bio-economy.

OTTAWA, Ontario --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- Today, BioTalent Canada announced a new wage subsidy program to help youth facing challenges to employment gain valuable experience in Canada’s growing bio-economy. The program, known as “Career Starter,” will provide $1.87 million to help youth at risk of disconnecting from the bio-economy workforce, or who represent a demographic facing barriers to employment, such as: Canadians with a disability, Indigenous, visible minority, or a member of the LGBTQ2+ community.

Published on Wed, 10/23/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

Print Newspapers Come Out on Top for Ad Engagement

Print Newspapers Come Out on Top for Ad Engagement

New research finds that print newspaper advertisements are the most engaging and effective form of advertising

“This new information confirms the power of newspaper advertising and, we hope, will help marketers reconsider advertising in local newspapers across the country.”

TORONTO --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- A new study conducted by Totum Research on behalf of News Media Canada has found that printed newspaper ads engage Canadians more than any other medium, print or digital.

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by Bioscience Association Manitoba

Bioscience Association Manitoba Celebrates Global Biotech Week

Bioscience Association Manitoba Celebrates Global Biotech Week

Global Biotech Week showcases the global significance of Manitoba’s $9 billion biotech industry

Published on Thu, 09/05/2019 by VirgoCX Inc.

VirgoCX Announces “Virgo Month” Donation to Sickkids

VirgoCX Announces “Virgo Month” Donation to Sickkids

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--To celebrate the Virgo Month (August 23 – September 23), VirgoCX has announced that the company will start give-away campaigns consisted of a number of online and offline events, aiming to give back to the community.

To encourage more people to devote themselves to charity, with every new funded user on VirgoCX platform during the Virgo Month, VirgoCX is going to donate $20 to Sickkids.

Published on Wed, 05/08/2019 by Bloom Burton & Co.

Three Finalists Announced for the 2019 Bloom Burton Award

Three Finalists Announced for the 2019 Bloom Burton Award

Bestowed annually, the Bloom Burton Award honours the individual scientist, inventor, executive, entrepreneur, industry leader, or policy maker who made the greatest contribution to Canada’s innovative healthcare industry in the previous year.

Award Recognizes the Year’s Most Significant Contributor to Canada’s Innovative Healthcare Industry

Published on Tue, 05/07/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

Stop the presses: Canadian newspaper readership at an all-time high

Stop the presses: Canadian newspaper readership at an all-time high

“Given heightened levels of global mistrust, we’re seeing a clear and continued affinity for the reliable reporting that newspapers provide.”

Seventh annual Newspapers 24/7 Report confirms that 88% of Canadians
read newspapers every week - the highest number since the study began in 2012

Published on Wed, 10/24/2018 by Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge Releases Industry’s First Automatic Crop Health Change Detection Tool Highlighting ROI of Daily Satellite Imagery

Farmers Edge Releases Industry’s First Automatic Crop Health Change Detection Tool Highlighting ROI of Daily Satellite Imagery

The company’s latest innovation redefines traditional use of satellite imagery, shifting crop health management from reactive to proactive

Farmers Edge announces new integrated toolset that automatically scans satellite imagery and notifies growers of changes in their fields, saving time and identifying issues quicker.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - Farmers Edge™ released a ground-breaking, digital tool that automatically scans satellite imagery and notifies growers of changes in their fields.

Published on Thu, 10/11/2018 by WAN-IFRA

WAN-IFRA partners with News Media Canada and The Globe and Mail to launch new media support programme

WAN-IFRA partners with News Media Canada and The Globe and Mail to launch new media support programme

October 11, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian news media industry has joined forces with WAN-IFRA to support a new capacity building programme to strengthen the sustainability of innovative media from the Arab region. Media Mentoring Programme (MMP) Arab Region matches media companies with senior newspaper executives for in-house and virtual mentoring on business planning, audience engagement and revenue generation and diversification strategies.

Published on Fri, 07/13/2018 by BASF Canada

Crop staging is critical for pre-harvest weed control in cereals

Crop staging is critical for pre-harvest weed control in cereals

There is a renewed focus on cereal crops in Canada this year. The annual seeded acres for all cereal crops – including durum, barley and spring wheat – have increased more than 10 percent from 2017 to reach 24.7 million acres, according to Statistics Canada.

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