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JDRF announces new Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Sarah Linklater

JDRF Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sarah Linklater as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). Sarah has over a decade of extensive expe...

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JDRF welcomes Government's decision to end RDSP clawbacks when DTC status lost, but says opportunity missed to support Canadians with diabetes through a national diabetes strategy

JDRF Canada, the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes research, welcomed the news in this year’s federal budget that the government intends to end the practice of clawing back contributions to Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) for those whose eligibility status for the Disab...


Lilly Canada and JDRF Canada Award Post-doctoral Fellowships in Type 1 Diabetes Research

Two  pioneering Canadian investigators pursuing careers in type 1 diabetes research have each been awarded a post-doctoral fellowship ($60,000 CAD), thanks to a longstanding partnership between Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) and JDRF Canada.


JDRF Canada welcomes Senate report on "Breaking Down Barriers" for Canadians with Disabilities in accessing the Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Plan

JDRF Canada welcomes a report released today by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology entitled: “Breaking Down Barriers, a critical analysis of the Disability Tax Credit and the Registered Disability Savings Plan”.


JDRF Canada applauds BC government's decision to provide insulin pumps to people of all ages who live with type 1 diabetes

JDRF Canada applauds the British Columbia government’s announcement today extending the province’s current insulin pump program to all ages.


Sun Life Financial grows efforts to fight type 1 diabetes in Canada with title sponsorship of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Sponsorship supports growth of type 1 diabetes research and awareness, building upon Sun Life Financial’s $22 million global investment to date


JDRF's T1D heroes advocating for insulin pump coverage in Manitoba

JDRF and our T1D Heroes feel that Manitoba should follow the lead of Alberta, Ontario, Nunavut, North West Territories, and Yukon – provinces and territories which already cover insulin pump costs for all residents. 


Ford Motor Company Windsor reaches $1M fundraising milestone for diabetes research

Ford Motor Company and JDRF Canada are pleased to announce that Ford Windsor Operations has raised a cumulative total of over $1 million for the JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes.


JDRF and Sun Life Financial team up to raise funds for diabetes research

The JDRF Revolution Ride challenges Canadians to go further and raise funds to defeat type 1 diabetes.


Lilly Canada and JDRF Canada Award Post-doctoral Fellowships in Type 1 Diabetes Research

Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) and JDRF Canada have awarded two promising researchers each with a post-doctoral fellowship grant to pursue studies in type 1 diabetes. 


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