March 26, 2020

Our sister company, MacKenzie Atlantic, has designed, sourced material for, and built a prototype of an inexpensive face shield that could be used on the frontlines of the fight against Covid-19.

The defence manufacturing facility can mass produce 15,000 to 30,000 per w...

March 22, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds, our thoughts are with everyone on the frontlines, many of whom we were looking forward to working with in the months ahead.

This is obviously an unprecedented time, and our collective focus is on slowing the spread of this disease and p...

February 4, 2020

Want to join our award-winning team?

Over the past three years, the team here at MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies (MHT) has developed the world’s first fully automated repositioning system for people in wheelchairs, Paraglide. Paraglide’s award-winning, patented design...

December 31, 2019

Thanks to David Burke of CBC News for his feature story on Dec. 30, 2019 showcasing Paraglide as one of two innovations being tested at Northwood in Halifax to give greater independence and dignity to their residents.

For anyone who's asked to see a video of Parali...

October 25, 2019

MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies won the judges' votes and took home first prize at the Aging 2.0 Boston Revolutionize pitch competition & conference for our invention, Paraglide, the personal repositioning system for wheelchair users.

The company competed against four...

September 30, 2019

Paraglide took home the top prize at the Aging 2.0 Halifax, Nova Scotia pitch competition during the organization's Global Innovation Challenge and Innovation Showcase on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at the Halifax Central Library.

The award, selected by a panel of expert jud...

August 15, 2019

The headquarters of MacKenzie Atlantic and MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies, home of the Paraglide personal repositioning system for wheelchair users, received a visit from Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Sean Fraser, MP for Central Nova Scotia, on Mond...

February 20, 2019

We're gearing up to begin selling our award-winning technology, and we are looking for a few incredible people to join our team! With funding support from the National Research Council of Canada's Youth Employment Program, we are looking to fill three new, dynamic 9-mo...

October 18, 2018

So thrilled to have participated as one of the Top 5 finalists from startups across the country at today's Canadian Export Challenge pitch competition, an incredible event supporting start-up businesses like ours hosted by Startup Canada and sponsored by UPS For Small...

September 26, 2018

Already inspired at today’s Global Entrepreneur Accelerator Challenge in Halifax! Thanks, Mayor Mike Savage for chatting with us, and good luck to our fellow pitch competitors -- all 60 or so of you!

Event hosted by: 

Startup Canada 

UPS for Small Busi...

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