Research and Innovation

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.

Published on Wed, 09/27/2017 by BASF Canada

BASF gives competitive edge to Canadian growers with increased inoculant production

BASF gives competitive edge to Canadian growers with increased inoculant production

In late August, BASF announced the expansion of its Saskatoon manufacturing facility for biological inoculants.

“BASF remains committed to the growth of the Canadian pulse market and helping Canadian growers be successful. This announcement is a testament to that commitment.”
- Mike Schaad, Marketing Manager for Functional Crop Care, BASF

With a reported $10 million CAD investment into the expansion project, BASF is demonstrating industry leadership by responding to an increased grower demand for inoculants in Canada.

Over the past several years, pulse acres in Western Canada have expanded dramatically, specifically in lentil and pea acres. Growers need innovative solutions to provide the nitrogen lentils and peas require for the production of a high-yielding crop.

Published on Wed, 09/06/2017 by BASF Canada

Pre-harvest herbicide application improves harvest efficiency in canola

Pre-harvest herbicide application improves harvest efficiency in canola

Field trials show that straight cutting with a pre-harvest herbicide application can boost yields by 3.5 bushels per acre.

Growers know that running an efficient farming operation is crucial to maximizing profitability in today’s fast-paced farming environment. Straight combining canola is one way that growers can maximize efficiency on their farm.

Published on Tue, 09/05/2017 by Parkinson Canada QC

Parkinson SuperWalk returns to Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue: Come and try boxing!

Parkinson SuperWalk returns to Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue: Come and try boxing!

MONTREAL, QC – After last year’s success, Parkinson SuperWalk returns to St. Anne de Bellevue on September 10. Before you start the Walk, consider giving boxing a try. It’s a great exercise to help combat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson Canada and its partners will give a boxing demonstration adapted to Parkinson’s and you can give it a try too! SuperWalk registration will open at 12 p.m. and the Walk will begin at 1:30 p.m.  Ted Bird of Jewel FM will be our celebrity master of ceremonies! 

Published on Wed, 07/13/2016 by Parkinson Canada

Parkinson’s learning module aims to enhance nursing care

Parkinson’s learning module aims to enhance nursing care

TORONTO, ON, July 13, 2016 — Parkinson Canada is pleased to launch its latest online learning module, especially designed to help nurses learn how to assist patients in managing their Parkinson’s symptoms at every stage of the disease.

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