“It is a pretty serious situation that we have in our country … that alone is a good enough reason to have some sort of national framework so we can all work together,” said Rob Martin, chair of the local suicide prevention council.
The technology, designed by a team at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, simulates 2.5 million neurons making it the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain.
Bill 115, passed in September, freezes teachers’ wages for two years, with the exception of those moving through the salary grid. The legislation also imposes cuts to sick days and takes away teachers’ right to strike.
Less than six months since the incident that left her in a coma, Lydia walked out from the Herrle’s Country Farm Market down the lane to the family’s Erb’s Road home with her parents — James and Michelle — by her side.
To better understand black holes, scientists need to determine how they interact with the matter around them, whether or not they spin, the result of spin and what causes jets of light to be seen around the hole.
Although Lydia still spends the bulk of the week at the rehabilitation hospital, her improved condition allowed her to come home for the first time last weekend and she will now go home every weekend.
The University of Waterloo released a report last week that reviewed current services — health, counselling and support for disabilities — and made recommendations to improve ease of access and reach out to a wider range of students.
A report released Tuesday by the Wait Time Alliance — a group of doctors and national medical societies — highlighted growing delays for patients receiving a range of treatments and testing from MRIs to cancer care.
Lydia was hit by a truck on May 17 while getting off a school bus at her Erb’s Road home. The accident, according to Waterloo Region Police Service, is still under investigation.