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Canada and the United States: Partners on Global Health Issues

No matter where you live in the world, no matter the language you speak, COVID-19 has become a household name.  From mask-wearing and vaccines to hand washing and virtual classrooms, the way we live and travel has been significantly altered.  What gives us hope in these unprecedented times, is the way in which countries have […]

January 21, 2022

Canada & SoCal Partner for the SoCal Tech Highway Telehealth Program

The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles and its satellite office in San Diego have designed a program to establish a “technology highway” between Canada and Southern California (SoCal) to create and foster business partnerships between Canadian and Californian businesses in the region. Named the SoCal Tech Highway, the program was originally applied to […]

April 16, 2021

Catching up with Dr. Leslie Bottrell

When the pandemic descended on New York last spring, Canadian doctor Leslie Bottrell found herself in the epicenter of the epicenter— an ICU unit at a hospital in Westchester County, New York, one of the country’s first major COVID-19 hotspots. She experienced what so many healthcare workers continue to confront ten months later— a deluge […]

January 7, 2021

Defeating a Killer Disease: A University of Alberta Virologist Wins a Nobel Prize

Photo : Michael Holly; ©University of Alberta As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, remarkable medical breakthroughs defeating other deadly diseases sometimes get lost. This is the story of hepatitis C. Today we celebrate historic good news from a Canadian university and a decisive Canada-U.S. medical victory. On October 5, 2020, esteemed Edmonton-based […]

October 29, 2020

Joint team from Canada, US and Mexico receives ANSI 2019 Meritorious Service Award

There was nothing standard (get it?) about last night’s American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2019 Leadership and Service Awards, held in conjunction with World Standards Week 2019 in Washington, DC. A joint team of three product safety agencies in Canada, the United States, and Mexico were among the recipients recognized for their significant contributions to national and international […]

November 7, 2019

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