Celiac Canada (CCA) Providing education, resources, services and advocacy and to support for people who requires a gluten-free diet, Celiac Canada’s vision is to have every person with celiac disease diagnosed and empowered (1.9% of the population, more than men). As an organization, the CCA has brought provincial organizations together and been able to interact […]
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Huntington’s plus ​A ground-breaking study has identified a single molecule of a toxic protein segment called PolyQ as the trigger for Huntington’s disease. By flooding cells with specific proteins that counteract its effects, they were able to prevent its spread. This promising finding paves the way for the development of potential drugs to slow the […]
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Pageboy By Elliott Page Full of behind the scenes details and interrogations on sex, love, trauma, and Hollywood, Pageboy is the story of a life pushed to the brink. But at its core, this beautifully written,  journey of what it means to untangle ourselves from the expectations of others is an ode to stepping into who we […]
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The Safari Concept: An African Framework for End-Of-Life Care By Dr. Christian Ntizimira Using animal architypes as metaphors, Dr. Christian Ntizmira, shares a compassionate and practical framework for others to understand the suffering of seriously ill patients. It’s a ground-breaking approach to palliative care that transcends cultural and linguistic barriers this
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IBBY Collection for Young People living with disabilities The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a non-profit that supports a collection for youngsters living with disabilities at Toronto’s North York Central Library. There are over 4,000 titles in over 50 languages including tactile and textile books and specialized format such as Braille, […]