Month: March 2021

With health-care disparity rampant, trans people turn to each other for help

Wednesday marks International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), an annual event celebrating trans lives by raising awareness about the systemic problems affecting communities. There’s no shortage of problems in health care; transphobia prevents many Canadians from visiting doctors and emergency rooms, and getting tested for COVID-19, according to national surveys by TransPulse Canada. A lack […]

Hamilton-based innovation hub gets $6M from feds to develop life sciences technology – Hamilton

The federal government has announced a $6-million investment in a new Hamilton-based innovation hub that seeks to solve health care issues using ‘made-in-Canada’ solutions. The funding through FedDev Ontario will help local non-profits Innovation Factory and Synapse Life Science Consortium create a network called the Southern Ontario Pharmaceutical and Health Innovation Ecosystem — or SOPHIE […]

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