An indigenous youth camp combines traditional Mi’kmaw knowledge with STEM. A system that revolutionizes the rehabilitation of stroke patients with the help of Laurentian graduates. The delay in construction of a major infrastructure in Quebec’s expected to cause major congestion. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report in mid-August.
Indigenous youth and STEM: Thirteen youth from Mi’kmaw communities have made their way to Bridgewater, N.S. to participate in a week-long education program aimed at connecting them with their culture — using science as the tool. The Melkiknuawti land-based education program will be led by staff and outreach instructors from SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University and the Ulnooweg Education Centre.
MyHand system: Professionals in engineering, computational sciences, and kinesiology combined their skills and knowledge to help develop a digital rehabilitation system that rewires the brain through the power of neuroplasticity. The system has contributed to incredible results in the recovery of stroke patients.
Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine tunnel: The closure of three out of six lanes of the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine tunnel until 2025 is symptomatic of the "delay" that Quebec has taken in inspecting its road infrastructure, say experts, consultants, and elected-officials.