Toronto Indigenous Hub to be launched today
Anishnawbe Health Toronto will break ground on Ontario’s first Indigenous Hub in Toronto’s West Don Lands today, which is National Indigenous Peoples Day. The 2.4-acre Indigenous Hub will occupy one city block at Front and Cherry streets and will include the new home of Anishnawbe Health Toronto, the Miziwe Biik Training Institute and a child care and family centre operated by the City of Toronto. There will also be condo and rental housing built on site.
Milestone for Montreal Biologics centre
The federal government says it will announce a milestone in the construction of the new Biologics Manufacturing Centre at the National Research Council of Canada’s Royalmount location in Montreal tomorrow. The presentation will take place at 9 a.m.
Progressive Planet announces new hire
Vancouver-based Progressive Planet Solutions today announced the hiring of Dr. Roger Mah as vice-president of research and development. The firm is active in research on low-carbon, pozzolan-based cementing products that replace equivalent amounts of Portland cement and fly ash in concrete. Mah was previously the CEO of ZoraMat Solutions where he led efforts in commercializing carbon capture technology.
Skills Ontario, RBC target under-represented youths
Skills Ontario and the RBC Foundation have announced funding for a three-year initiative to provide experiential learning programs to under-represented communities. The program, part of part of RBC’s Future Launch program, will promote skilled trade and technology-focused activities among young people aged up to 29 who are Black, Indigenous or people of colour.