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Grade 8 students from Shaughnessy Park were recently invited to the launch of the NorWest Youth Hub. The event was emceed by Winnipeg celebrity Ace Burpee. Shaughnessy Park students were able to hear about the programming that would be available to them in this wonderful new facility.
Last winter was Maricelle Banay’s first in Winnipeg and she found it difficult to adjust.
Back home in the Philippines, Banay would go running every night, often with friends and co-workers. But that wasn’t an option, she said, when “everything is in ice.”
Three years ago, Laura Rose weighed 360 pounds and had osteoarthritis in her knees that impaired her ability to walk properly. After falling at a friend’s home, she tore all of the ligaments in one of her knees and had to leave her job as a teacher to go on disability.
Innovation. It’s a word that gets tossed around a lot in industry, whenever people discuss the importance of improving products, procedures and services.
But innovation also drives quality improvement in health care, according to Dan Skwarchuk, Executive Director of Health Services Integration and Innovation with the Winnipeg Health Region.