New Initiatives to Support Canada’s Veterans

On April 1st 2018 a series of changes were implemented to better support Canada’s veterans and their families. These changes include: New Veterans’ Education and Training and Caregiver Recognition Benefits New Veteran and Family Well-Being and Veteran Emergency Funds A new Centre of Excellence on PTSD and mental health Augmentations to the Career Transition Services…

Canada 150 Research Chairs Announced

Canada 150 Research Chairs are some of the world’s most talented researchers and scholars, who will be coming to work and continue their research at several universities across Canada. Two of the 24 Canada 150 Research Chairs, Dr. Anita T. Layton and Dr. Kersten Dautenhahn, will be coming to our own University of Waterloo. Dr….

Canada Expels Russian Diplomats in Solidarity with the UK

In solidarity with the United Kingdom, Canada has expelled four members of Russia’s diplomatic staff in Canada, following a nerve agent attack in Salisbury. Canada joins several other countries, including the United States and members of the European Union, in expelling Russian diplomats. “The nerve agent attack in Salisbury, on the soil of Canada’s close…

Eliminating Tuberculosis in Northern Canada

Last week on World Tuberculosis Day, the Government of Canada committed to eliminating tuberculosis across Inuit Nunangat by 2030, and reducing active tuberculosis by at least half by 2025. Inuit Nunangat is comprised of the 53 communities in Nunavut, Inuvialuit, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut – the four Inuit regions in Canada. Currently, the rate of tuberculosis…