Intellijoint Surgical Announces intellijoint HIP® Anterior Application FDA Clearance
Waterloo - Intellijoint Surgical Inc., a privately-held Canadian medical technology company, announces FDA clearance of intellijoint HIP® Anterior, the newest application to the intellijoint HIP suite. intellijoint HIP Anterior is a 3D mini-optical navigation solution that provides quantifiable, intraoperative measurements for cup position, leg length, and offset to orthopaedic surgeons performing Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA).
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Growing Small Cider and Spirits Producers' Businesses
New Program Supports Ontario’s Rapidly Growing Small Distillery and Small Cider Sectors
Ontario is making it easier for small cideries and small distilleries to grow their businesses, helping create jobs and boost economic growth across the province. On Tuesday, Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance and Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, announced the details of the Ontario Small Cidery and Small Distillery Support Program. The program will provide eligible businesses with support to grow and scale up their operations, including hiring more staff and purchasing new equipment.
Rosita Tse appointed to Waterloo Regional Police Services Board
Waterloo Region Regional Council has appointed Rosita Tse of Cambridge to the Waterloo Regional Police Services Board (WRPSB) for the balance of the 2014 2018 Term of Council to fill the position left vacant due to the resignation of Jim Wideman from the Board earlier this year. Ms. Tse has served professionally at the City of Cambridge and as Chief Financial Officer at the Township of Wilmot prior to her retirement this month. She is a certified management accountant and also serves on the Board of Governors at Renison University College.
Voting with their Tweets: social media complaints can be alternative to market discipline, Rotman study shows
Toronto Nothing inspires consumer frustration quite like an airline flight delay. Researchers from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management have used those meltdown moments and the complaints they produce via the social media platform Twitter to study how consumer “voice” may influence business behaviour.
Advanced technologies from Magna contribute to the new Maserati Levante
Technologies deliver safety and performance features; EYERIS® electronic vision system with 360-degree surround view; Fast-reacting Actimax transfer case
SAILAUF, Germany - Magna International Inc. announced today it is supplying camera-based driver assistance systems and all-wheel-drive components in the new Maserati Levante, as the traditional Italian sports brand enters into the luxury SUV segment for the first time.
An important announcement regarding potential GRT service disruptions
Waterloo Region - Discussions are continuing between the Region of Waterloo and UNIFOR, Local 4304, representing workers employed by Grand River Transit and MobilityPLUS.
Building permits in January 2017
KitchenerCambridgeWaterloo and Oshawa registered the largest declines in the value of building permits among the census metropolitan areas in January
The value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities rose 5.4% to $7.6 billion in January, following two consecutive monthly decreases. Six provinces posted increases, led by Alberta and British Columbia. Nationally, construction intentions rose in every component, particularly institutional buildings.
New Funding Will Support More Successful Transitions For Special Education Students
Specialized Programs to Support Individual Graduate Success After High School
Waterloo - With June fast approaching, students who are completing high school are thinking about their options after graduation, which could include more schooling, work, an apprenticeship or even travel. For special education students however, the path after high school isn't always so well-defined. The Ministry of Education recently announced funding that will support innovative Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) programs focused on helping students with special needs transition from high school into the next phase of their lives.
exactEarth Reports Q1 Fiscal 2017 Financial Results
Cambridge - exactEarth Ltd. announced its financial results for the three-month period ended January 31, 2017.
Sandvine recognized as one of the best workplaces in Canada for women
Waterloo - Sandvin announced that they have been recognized by Great Places to Work Canada as being one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for Women.
NFU Launches Survey on Grading, Pricing and Delivery Problems at Elevators
The National Farmers Union is launching an online and mail out survey to ask farmers how they are being treated when they deliver grain to an inland elevator. “As a grassroots farm organization, the NFU is starting to hear repeated stories of grain farmers being dissatisfied with their treatment by elevator companies” said Jan Slomp, NFU president. “We are hearing stories that farmers are being baited to deliver their grain with good grades and then switched to lower grades when they get there” observed Slomp “so we have launched this survey to determine the extent of the problem.”
Tourism opens our hearts and our minds: UNWTO Secretary-General at ITB Berlin
Tourism can transform our world and build better understanding in a world living a deficit of tolerance said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, at the opening ceremony of the 2017 edition of ITB Berlin (Berlin, Germany, 7 March 2016).
Investing in Festivals and Events to Boost Tourism across Ontario
Ontario is supporting six festivals and events in Kitchener-Waterloo this year to showcase the province as a vibrant place to live and visit during Ontario’s 150th anniversary.