Lab Facts

46% of lab staff can retire in the next 5-8 years. 

The majority of decisions that your doctor makes is based on laboratory results. There are hundreds and hundreds of lab tests performed each day in Ontario.

There are community labs and public labs. (E.g. private labs: Dynacare, Lifelabs: public labs: hospital labs)

Healthcare is more than doctors and nurses. It includes over 7,000 thousand Medical Laboratory Technologists and 20,000 Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technicians in Ontario

Cancer testing goes through the lab. 565 people are diagnosed with cancer every day in Canada.