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Researching the mechanisms of memory has never been more important with rises in dementia and decreases in attention span due to digital dependencies. The Agenda welcomes the first Canadian-based researcher to win the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize, Graham Collingridge, who led the breakthrough in the science of memory. Collingridge is the chair of the department of physiology at the University of Toronto and a senior investigator at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.