GIS: A Tool for Visualizing Data with a Geographic Element (Location Matters!)

(Disponible en français: Les systèmes d’information géographique (SIG) : des outils de visualisation de données associées à un emplacement géographique (la localisation, c’est important!)) “…if some countries have too much history, we have too much geography”: Former Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King.[1] A single map can convey information. But if you layer various datasets…

Resistance to Antibiotics: A Global Threat to Public Health

(Disponible en français: La résistance aux antibiotiques : une menace pour la santé publique de portée mondiale) Halting the spread of resistance to antibiotics is becoming one of the major global health challenges of the 21st Century. The most recent warning came in May 2016, when the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, commissioned by the UK…

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Parliament Remembers

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence to honour the more than 118,000 men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Formerly known as “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day commemorates the armistice agreement between the Allies and Germany that…