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Government of Canada invests $6.5 million in research to support the health and mental wellbeing of young children

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, announced an investment of $6.5 million over five years for six projects funded through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)...
4-May-2023 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Notice to the Media: MP Fragiskatos to Announce Investment in Health Care Research

Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre, will announce an investment that will support the work of research teams across the country to improve health care for Canadians.
24-Feb-2023 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Grade 9 Student from Ottawa is first Canadian to win neuroscience world championship

15-year-old Helene Li from Ottawa competed against 30 students from six continents over eight days of tests and question-and-answer rounds to become the 2022 International Brain Bee World Champion. The Brain Bee is the world’s premier...
21-Jul-2022 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Government of Canada creates Centre for Research on Pandemic Preparedness and Health Emergencies

Canada’s health research community responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic from the time the first cases were identified in late 2019. Over the past two years, researchers across the country have rallied together to create new scientific...
14-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Government of Canada backs over 5,500 trailblazing Canadian researchers

Prominent and emerging researchers focus on the environment, health, reconciliation, economic development and more
12-Jan-2022 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ask a Scientist: Should I consider getting vaccinated against COVID-19?

Ask a Scientist: Should I consider getting vaccinated against COVID-19?
10-Aug-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rare Diseases: Not So Rare

February 28th is Rare Disease Day. This day holds special significance for thousands of patients and families as rare diseases are almost certainly the most common disease class affecting children in Canada.
27-Feb-2021 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Government of Canada invests in first-of-its-kind research study on the health impacts of inactivity

Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of $3.34 million in research to understand the health impacts of extended...
24-Feb-2021 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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