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Healthcare and Wellness

The healthcare and wellness industry in and around Toronto includes a vast network of hospitals, doctors and health care professionals that are taking care of our residents and keeping them healthy. On top of this an abundance of research and innovation takes place here. These range from the labs and firms located in downtown Toronto's Discovery District to the many companies around the GTA who are doing global business.

Healthcare and Wellness Features

George Brown Food Research

Hospital food goes fresh and local

Toronto's burgeoning foodie scene is trickling its way into hospital cafeterias, where tasty recipes made from locally sourced ingredients are setting a new bar for healing. 

The GestSure system in use.

The operating room gets a (non-invasive) facelift

Lucy McGarry, in the Harry Rosen Research Commons, Psychology Research and Training Centre at Ryerso

New therapies are helping children with autism overcome sensory barriers

From music to video games, new technologies are making therapies for children with ASD more affordable and accessible. Meet the Toronto-based researchers whose innovations are helping children understand themselves—and the world around them—in new ways. 

Jeff Ruby of Newtopia.

A round-up of innovative medical developments happening right here in Toronto

In the latest in our series reporting on innovations coming out of MaRS Discovery District, we look at several cutting-edge medical advances currently in development--from revolutionary cancer treatments to personality-based patient care. 

Arlene Francis of Mothereaze.

Rethinking child care in Toronto

In Toronto, finding quality child care can be a daunting and expensive affair. Arlene Francis has an answer. The single mom is gearing up to launch her own business: a platform for other moms to find qualified, pre-screened caregivers. 
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