Daily Media Digest September 28, 2018

IT World Canada
“As a leader in the world of AI development and research Canada is home to a number of AI research labs for many of the big names in tech including …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, industry, healthcare, Marzyeh Ghassemi


“I think it’s a health issue,” said Rick Lees, executive director of the Main Street …. Dr. Mark Lysyshyn is a medical health officer with Vancouver Coastal …”
TAGS: supervised injection sites, addiction, overdose, harm reduction


Hill Times
“Now’s no time to slow support for health research, innovation … approaches that work to alleviate the stress put on Canada’s health-care system.”
TAGS: Health Research, health innovation, investment, collaborative approach


“The facility takes a team-based approach to family health led by senior … social services agencies, research institutions and Indigenous health …”
TAGS: clinical-education facility, health care, teaching


CTV News
“”Minister Freeland is doing an outstanding job at a very difficult task on behalf of all Canadians,” said Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott.”
TAGS: NAFTA, trade negotiations


UCalgary News
“The Cumming School of Medicine’s simulation lab has been accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Photo by Adrian …”
TAGS: medical training, Innovation, technology


“Those are the words of Dr. Michael Smith, BC’s first Nobel Laureate and MSFHR’s namesake. This October, 25 years after Smith won the Nobel Prize, MSFHR and organizations from across BC’s scientific research community are celebrating his powerful legacy.”
TAGS: Michael Smith Foundation, Nobel Prize, scientific symposium