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The Hospital of Israel Helping seniors live better with diabetes

Rivka Borochov, Israel MFA. ​Chaim Sheba Medical Center houses the world’s only center for successful aging with diabetes. Diabetes has long been associated with the deterioration of vision and kidney function. But a new center in Israel is illuminating a lesser-known problem, one that will affect the world’s aging population in additional ways. Research over […]

August 27, 2015
TelAvivPhoto A Canadian Twenty-Something’s Guide to TLV

By Zoe Freedman Embrace your Canadian-ness. For what is probably the first time in your life, you’re considered “exotic” (mostly because you’re not American). Embrace it. Rude people will be peeved when you can snap back at their insult towards Americans with “nice try, buddy”, and they can’t think of anything bad to say about […]

August 17, 2015
Bombardier Bombardier wins Israel Railways locomotive tender

The Canadian company will supply 62 electric locomotives with an option for 32 more. Canadian company Bombardier has won the huge Israel railways tender. Worth NIS 13.7 billion, this is one of the tenders in Israel Railways electrification project. As part of the project, Israel Railways will buy 62 new electric locomotives from Bombardier with […]

August 5, 2015
CIHS4 Playing Hockey in Canada – The Experience of a Lifetime

Ottawa, ON – Imagine living in a country where hockey barely exists. Imagine not being able drive 10 minutes down the road to visit the local sports store to try on the latest new hockey skates, gloves, goalie pads or even have the opportunity to participate in a hockey camp, something we take for granted. […]

August 5, 2015
Hali6 Size Doesn’t Matter Rocks Halifax Pride 2015

Despite threats of rain, our wonderful volunteers turned out in force at the Size Doesn’t Matter Booth at the Halifax Pride Fair 2015. They handed out lots of fabulous swag, and shared lots of great information about the LGBTQ community in Tel Aviv and Israel. The Halifax Pride Festival is a celebration which draws in […]

July 29, 2015
Shimon Peres celebrates growing ties between Israel’s and Canada’s startup ecosystems

TORONTO, July 9, 2015 – Shimon Peres, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and the ninth President and former Prime Minister of Israel, was in Toronto today to celebrate growing ties between Canada’s and Israel’s startup communities. He congratulated Ronen Benin, CEO and founder of Toronto-based software company RightBlue Labs Inc., for being selected to represent Canada […]

July 9, 2015