A premiere in Canada for the Sanfilippo desease research

Today, November 8, 2017, the CHU Sainte-Justine celebrated the extraordinary commitment of $1 million from The Sanfilippo Children’s Research Foundation (SCRF) and the Linton family to support research on Sanfilippo disease, a rare neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no cure. This donation will allow the creation of The Sanfilippo Children’s Research Endowment Fund, which…

The new co-op helping ex-inmates find work and recover

The United States has the world’s highest incarceration rate, with more than 2.2 million people in prison. And within the United States, the highest incarceration rate belongs to Washington, D.C. There, a new worker-owned business cooperative hopes to reverse those numbers, offering former prisoners opportunities for employment and healing. Though co-ops that employ formerly incarcerated…