Funded ResearchHuman Rights

Over Half of Indigenous Peoples in Canada are On Guard to Experiences of Bias

Leaders can positively influence experiences of Indigenous employees TORONTO, ON–A study from Catalyst, Building Inclusion for Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Workplaces, found 52 percent of Indigenous Peoples working in Canada said they are regularly on guard to experiences of bias, a hallmark of emotional tax, with women on guard (67 …

Awareness CampaignFunded Research

Movember Launches World’s First Online Parenting Program Aimed at Fathers

New survey shows 89 percent of Canadian dads feel more engaged with their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet nearly 50 percent feel there is a lack of online resources aimed at fathers TORONTO, ON–Men’s health charity Movember has launched the world’s first online parenting program designed with dads in …

Animal WelfareFunded Research

World Animal Protection highlights the threat of superbugs on World Food Day

TORONTO–The rise of superbugs from industrial farming is presenting a danger to public health worldwide says global charity World Animal Protection. This is because on industrial farms, animals are routinely given the same important antibiotics used to treat humans who are seriously ill. October 16th was World Food Day, and …

Awareness CampaignFunded ResearchHeathcare

The Stand Ahead™ Challenge for Women’s Brain Health

Foundation urges people to “Turn yourself upside down” to support the first Women’s Brain Health Day, December 2 TORONTO, ON–It is a social media challenge that will upend the way we look at dementia and other brain-aging disorders that disproportionately affect women. Literally. Thousands of supporters of Women’s Brain Health …

Funded ResearchHeathcare

FACIT launches assessment of venture philanthropy models to scale Canadian commercialization of cancer research

Ms. Donna Parr, Dr. Niclas Stiernholm recruited to broaden public/private equity expertise TORONTO–FACIT, a commercialization venture firm, reported on the expansion of its Executive-in-Residence program and new strategic initiatives. Ontario is home to world-leading cancer research connected through the collaboration model established by the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), …

CharitiesFunded Research

research concludes that JUMP Math students showed significant improvements in Math

Hospital for Sick Children and OISE research program shows big results with JUMP Math, an award-winning charity TORONTO–A research team from The Hospital for Sick Children and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto released a noteworthy study that followed students over the course of two …

Funded Research

Alzheimer Society of Canada encouraged by research news

Over half a million Canadians with dementia require accelerated research and new treatments TORONTO–The Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes the news that Biogen and Eisai will seek regulatory approval from the U.S. FDA for the drug aducanumab based on results of a new analysis of the Phase 3 EMERGE clinical …