Posts tagged ‘Ontario’

Ontario: A home of many scientific firsts

Proud to be an Ontarionian! (Is there such a word?)

Can you identify the Bio-Rad products in this video?

May 22, 2012 at 1:46 pm Leave a comment

Weekend Health File

Health officials have managed to contain C. difficile in two of the 10 Ontario hospitals dealing with outbreaks of the infection.

A spokeswoman for the minister of health said the outbreaks have ended at Toronto East General Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences.

Neala Barton said it isn’t rare for the number of outbreaks in the province to fluctuate day to day, or week to week.

But she said news the outbreak has been contained at two hospitals is “a positive sign.”

Outbreaks of the dangerous bug — which causes severe diarrhea — have been linked to 17 deaths in Ontario since late May.

Hospitals in Guelph, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Napanee, Welland, Orangeville and Mississauga are still struggling to contain outbreaks of the infection.

Source: The Canadian Press

July 8, 2011 at 2:47 pm Leave a comment

Biotechnology News and Info from Canadian Universities and Colleges

This video highlights the outstanding Biotechnology program offered through Canadore College in North Bay Ontario, Canada. The program provides an excellent path for any student wishing to enter the field of science. If you are interested and would like more information contact the registars office at 1-888-892-2228 or call the department directly (long distance) at 1-705-474-7600 ext. 5821.

January 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm Leave a comment

Biotechnology and Forestry in Ontario

From Great Lakes Forestry, posted to YouTube March 25, 2010

Note: Natural Resources Canada and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources have a long standing partnership on developing the application of science and engineering for the use of living organisms. Natural Resources Canada and the MNR highlight how they are working on biotechnology and why it’s important for forestry in Ontario and Canada.

Other references:

Canadian forestry links: http://www.magma.ca/~evb/forest.html

Petawawa National Forestry Institute: http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/subsite/glfc_petawawa/petawawa-research-forest

Ontario Forestry Association: http://www.oforest.ca/

September 13, 2010 at 7:09 am Leave a comment

NEW Sunday Special: The Health File

On youTube: Ticks that carry Lyme Disease are in Ontario. Ontario’s Official “Bug Guy” tells you what to do if you get bit.

August 8, 2010 at 8:34 am Leave a comment

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