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

Why is it so hard for mothers to breastfeed in Canada?

According to Statistics Canada, while Canada has made significant strides toward breastfeeding as a cultural norm — for example 89 percent of women initiated breastfeeding in 2012, compared to 69 percent in 1982 — we still have a long way to go.

Rétrécir l’écart actuel de 17 ans entre recherche et prestation des soins

Peu de patients se réjouiraient d’apprendre qu’il s’écoule un délai d’environ dix ans entre le moment où des chercheurs arrivent à des conclusions significatives dans le cadre d’une recherche rigoureuse et celui où les prestataires de soins modifient leurs pratiques en fonction de ces dernières.