Author: Allan McKee

  • A day in the life of a social media producer

    As a social media producer, Elamin Abdelmahmoud spends a large part of his time beginning conversations with TVO’s online audience. Before starting those discussions, he usually gets to TVO’s office at Yonge and Eglinton in Toronto at 9:30 and goes to a pitch meeting half an hour later, he said. “We all present our pitches […]

  • The Science of Vaccinations

    The Science of Vaccinations

    In February, the Toronto Star published an article that profiled several young women who claimed to have been harmed by the HPV vaccine. The article was widely discredited and criticized for not emphasizing the scientific evidence that the HPV vaccine has virtually no risk. Reporter Allan McKee discusses how the article is part of a […]

  • Online tool could prevent some cancer incidents in Ontario

    Online tool could prevent some cancer incidents in Ontario

    At the London Spring Home and Garden Show this weekend, you can get tips on gardening, home care and cancer prevention. The Southwest Regional Cancer Program, which is one of 14 regional cancer programs created by Cancer Care Ontario, is promoting MyCancer IQ for the first time in the region. MyCancer IQ is an online […]

  • Hundreds hacking Western this weekend

    Hundreds hacking Western this weekend

      What would you say if you were told you had 36 hours to start and finish a software or hardware project? This weekend, about 300 people are going to do exactly that, at Hack Western, the first hackathon to take place at Western University. “We ended up getting a ton of people applying,” said […]