St. Michael's Hospital Vivarium Receives Prestigious Awards

Congratulations to the Vivarium team who were recently presented with 2 awards at the annual CALAS symposium in Quebec City!

  • The Les Read Memorial Award is awarded for the best idea relating to the improvement of laboratory animal care. The Vivarium won for its creative and low cost solution to give the animals a larger and more interesting living environment.
  • The Ancare Award for Innovation is awarded to individuals that exhibit innovative thinking within the workplace related to management, operations or animal care. The Vivarium team was recognized for the development of LEAN processes and technologies including the development of customized apps to record information relating to animal care from the front lines.