After many years of success, is no longer in operation. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the organization over the past decade including our dedicated researchers, newspaper editors, readers and funders. However, now it is time to move onto new ways of looking at knowledge mobilization and policy. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shannon Sampert at

Comment vaincre « la hantise Ebola » au Canada

Le terme « Fearbola » est apparu récemment pour désigner la peur généralisée et irrationnelle que suscite l’idée d’une éclosion de fièvre Ebola aux États-Unis. Au Canada, on pensait être immunisé contre le phénomène, mais tout indique le contraire.

How to fight ‘Fearbola’ in Canada

‘Fearbola’ is the recent term being used to describe widespread public fears of an Ebola outbreak in the United States. ‘Fearbola’ is said to spread easily through conversation or even from simply seeing images and videos about Ebola. While we in Canada might feel immune to ‘Fearbola’, sadly, we are not.