Cuts to health care aren’t sitting well with Ontario voters
It seems Doug Ford’s popularity is slipping in Ontario. A new Environics poll commissioned by the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario shows 70-percent of those asked don’t like the PC’s decision to get rid of local health units and slash millions in funding. The poll also shows that four out of 10 people who voted for the Tories are against the cuts.
New way to move vaccines could help those in isolated areas
Researchers from McMaster University have made a breakthrough when it comes to transporting vaccines. The new system mixes two sugars together with the vaccine that turns it into a gel that can be stored for up to eight weeks in temperatures upwards of 40 degrees Celsius. The current method requires costly cold storage.
Canadian researchers take new approach to curing cancer
Canada’s first brain tumour registry was launched in an attempt to better treat the disease. Researchers will use data collected to map tumours and hope it will lead to finding a cure. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada told CTV they estimate that 27 people in the country are diagnosed with the cancer every day.