Sunnybrook Gets Cash For Research

The federal government has announced $6.91 million in funding for Sunnybrook Research Institute to help speed-up the development and commercialization of four treatment and monitoring systems. The investment will see Sunnybrook work with Western University [formerly the University of Western Ontario] and 19 private partners use Sunnybrook’s … [Read more...]

Running To Remember

In 2005, Brato Bhabok crossed the finish line at the Terry Fox Run with tears in his eyes. It’s not that it was the first time he accomplished the feat. In fact, he has run the race every year previously, dating all the way back to the first Terry Fox Run in Toronto in 1981. But this time was different. A year earlier, Bhabok’s wife of 28 … [Read more...]

Jack Layton Fighting A New Cancer

Toronto-Danforth MP Jack Layton has taken a leave of absence as leader of Canada’s official opposition to receive treatment for a second undisclosed cancer. However, Layton’s senior press secretary, Karl Bélanger, has confirmed Layton’s constituency office is still operating despite the fact he will not be physically present. “(He) is … [Read more...]