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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...

April 1, 2017

We're tickled pink: our ParaglideTM device and company co-founder Matthew MacKenzie were selected as the the cover story for the April 2017 issue of Canadian Manufacturing Magazine.

The article features not only the innovation behind ParaglideTM, but also the commitment...

March 3, 2017

Canadian Metalworking Magazine is writing a feature article on Matthew MacKenzie and our sister company, MacKenzie Atlantic (where ParaglideTM and MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies were born), for its April edition, so our team got to hang out this morning with talente...

October 27, 2016

Matthew MacKenzie and Carmen MacKenzie of MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies walked away with the top prize as winners of the sixth annual BioInnovation Challenge at a ceremony held today at BioPort Atlantic 2016.

"The competition was tough, but we knew we left it a...

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