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IBM Canada announces new health centre in Quebec City

IBM Canada has announced the creation of a Centre of Excellence in Quebec City, the aim of which is to facilitate the international sharing of medical documents between clinics, physicians and hospitals. The exclusive global provider of the solution is Artefact Informatique, a division of LGS Group Inc. (an IBM company).

Competition Bureau tackles online cancer fraud

The Competition Bureau recently launched Project False Hope, aimed at targeting online cancer-related health fraud and raising public awareness. Under this initiative dozens of Canadian-operated Web sites that offer cancer-related products that raise concerns under the Competition Act have been uncovered, according to the bureau.

Government to boost wireless research at Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University's (SFU) research and development of wireless technology is set to receive $325,000 in government funding. The aim of the funding is to help foster collaboration between academia and industry, and for SFU to establish an advanced antenna testing and measurement facility.

Manitoba government announces virtual reality funding

A new Virtual Reality Applications Fund is set to receive $100,000 annually from the Manitoba government, according to Science, Technology, Energy and Mines Minister Jim Rondeau.

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