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Canada is the first country in the world to create a national app, a national mobile platform for rewarding its citizens for healthier lives,” said Andreas Souvaliotis, Founder and CEO of Social Change Rewards, which is marketing the app for the government. 


Canadians want patient online healthcare options by Jennifer Zelmer 

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UBC President resigns post to resume his academic career and leadership roles in the business and research community.

“The decision on what strategies to implement… people who want to create solutions from behind the desk, including doctors, government, technocrats, and managers.” America Bracho, CEO and President, Latino Health Access. What happens when patients become leaders on the health team

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Federal Election – party platform resources
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                The Toronto Star (summary of platforms for key issues)
                The National Post (summary of platforms for key issues)

Patient safety not improved by restricting doctors’ hours, study finds

World Humanitarian Day 2015: Paying tribute to health workers in action

Rising diabetes, obesity rates putting ethnic groups’ heart health at risk: study

Canadian company charged with selling $78m in fake drugs

Hazards of public toilet use debunked

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  • Darren Entwistle to CEO, TELUS, Vancouver, BC
  • Tony Wakeham to Implementation Team Lead, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Shared Services Organization, St. John’s, NL
  • Denise Tubrett to Implementation team, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Shared Services Organization, St. John’s, NL
  • Ron Johnson to Implementation team, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Shared Services Organization, St. John’s, NL
  • David Williams to Interim Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, ON
  • Rick Trimp, under consideration for senior appointment at either, Stanton Territorial Hospital or NWT Health and Social Services, Yellowknife, NT
  • Elaine Everson to CFO, Extendicare, Markham, ON
  • Geraldine Dumont to Co-CEO, Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, ON
  • Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter to Co-CEO, Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, ON
  • Tony Hanlon to Interim CEO, Algoma Public Health, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • Martin Ferguson-Pell to Executive Director, Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute, Calgary, AB
  • Dr. Frances Kelsey, the Canadian doctor who kept thalidomide out of U.S., died Friday, August 7th in London, . She was 101. 
  • Arvind Gupta resigns as President of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Martha Piper to interim President, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

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