Cable & Telecom

Boris family donates $6M to alcohol addiction research

HAMILTON – The family of the late Owen Boris, founder of Mountain Cablevision, made a $6 million donation to alcohol addiction research at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton on Tuesday, the largest gift to research that the hospital has ever received.The Boris family has a heartrending but special connection to alcohol addiction, as Owen’s youngest son Peter struggled for much of his youth and adult life with alcohol addiction. Peter passed away two years ago at the age of 44.“Dad was captivated by the idea that if we could map out the brain, we could perhaps better understand the mechanisms that affect addiction-related...

Our industry and COVID-19

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