May 23, 2018 - 9 Sivan 5778

Canada

Alleged victims of CIA experiments look to launch class-action lawsuit

Survivors Allied Against Government Abuse is spearheading a campaign for a public apology and “proper” compensation from the Canadian government and McGill University, for experiments that were allegedly conducted at the Allan Memorial Institute in Montreal in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s.

Young woman hopes to raise awareness about Crohn’s disease

At age 11, Sophie Eisen was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Now, at age 17, she has her Crohn's under control and is the local honorary chair of the York Region Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis.

Israel

Canadian doctors recruited to help with emergencies in Israel

Canadian doctors are being invited by Magen David Adom, Israel’s emergency service, to join its international medical unit.

International

Future of Jews in Germany to be discussed in Montreal

Montreal native Gordon Wasserman, a member of the British House of Lords, will return to his home town on May 29, to speak about a violent anti-Semitic incident last year that was perpetrated against his grandson, who lives in Berlin.

Business

Canadian business accelerator lauded as one of the best in the...

UBI Global, a Swedish data and advisory firm, ranked the Toronto-based York Entrepreneurship Development Institute as the number 1 university-linked business accelerator in the world.

Health

Lessons from our mothers

For some of us, it is our first Mothers’ Day with a brand new baby. For others, it is a time of remembrance for mothers who are long gone. For many, it is also a time to think about the people in our lives who mothered us, as mothering comes in all shapes and sizes.

Miles Nadal donates $11 million to Mount Sinai heart centre

An $11-million donation given by entrepreneur and philanthropist Miles Nadal to the specialized cardiology program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto will benefit the nearly 1.5 million Canadians who are diagnosed with heart disease every year.

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