In this hilariously lively performance, actress Sarah Jones channels an opinionated elderly Jewish woman, a fast-talking Dominican college student and more, giving TED2009 just a sample of her spectacular character range.
WATERLOO - Brick Brewing Co. Limited, Ontario's largest Canadian-owned and Canadian-based publicly held brewery, today released its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended January 31, 2009.
Kitchener - At the recent Coldwell Banker Canadian Awards & Recognition Gala in Toronto, John Geha, President of Coldwell Banker Canada, presented Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty with the Chairman’s Circle Award for 2008. This exclusive honour is awarded to Coldwell Banker companies whose sales volume places them in the top tier of the international network.
Waterloo Jim and Heidi Balsillie will be honored with the Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship Award for International and Community Service at a sold out fundraising dinner tonight, at the Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
TORONTO- Three quarters of Canadians feel the standard of living in Canada is declining and may never be the same again, according to a new Economic Club of Canada/POLLARA Strategic Insights poll. As a result, the majority of Canadians across all age and income levels are adjusting how they live and how they spend, with almost half feeling the cost of living is their most urgent concern.
Survey finds majority of Canadians concerned about recession impact
TORONTO - Eight out of 10 Canadians are worried about the economy, with many people (38 per cent) more concerned about how the recession will impact others than themselves, according to a Leger Marketing survey conducted on behalf of Sun Life Financial.
- First-quarter financial results affected by weaker market conditions that began in late 2008 causing significant decline in shipments of PV cells
WATERLOO - ARISE Technologies Corporation, which is dedicated to becoming a leader in high-performance, cost-effective solar technology, today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Financial results conform to Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and all currency amounts are in Canadian dollars.
Statscan - Non-farm payroll employment fell by 79,600 in February 2009, down 0.5% from a month earlier. Since it peaked in October 2008, the number of payroll employees has declined by 2.0% or 296,000.
KITCHENER - CAW members employed at Sunbeam Residential Centre in Kitchener will be staging a demonstration outside of the main building of the centre today Thursday, April 30, expressing frustration at the breakdown in negotiations for a new collective agreement.
Our government is committed to helping women gain the skills they need to achieve economic independence.
Kitchener - With those words, Hon. Deb Matthews, Ontario's Minister Responsible for Womens Issues, announced a grant totaling $784,000 to Conestoga College. $316,500 will go towards the Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) carpentry program at Conestoga's campus in Waterloo; the remainder will go towards Information Technology Training for Women (ITTW) at the Doon campus in Kitchener.
TORONTO - Two-thirds (67 per cent) of senior level chartered accountants interviewed for the most recent CICA/RBC Business Monitor (Q1 2009) expect Canada to experience economic growth by the end of the second quarter of 2010.
TROY, MI - The effects of a global recession and a rapidly changing workplace are creating anxiety among individuals who are apprehensive that their skills might not be adequate to help them find work and compete in a global market, according to a recent workplace survey.
Tips for small businesses to maximize Google’s new Business Center Profile
Burlington, ON Until recently, when looking for a pizza place for lunch, a dentist close by or even a gym to go to, typing in ‘pizza’, ‘dentist’ or ‘gym’ would inconveniently develop global results. Now here’s the good news, Google has just made changes to their search application that provides local businesses the opportunity to increase their ranking in results.
Ottawa Two of the three finalists in the upcoming Technology Venture Challenge (TVC) are teams from Carleton University. The grand prize winner will be announced on May 12. The winner will walk away with $10,000, while second and third place recipients will each receive $5,000.
Waterloo - Celebrate and honour family businesses for their successes! This highly anticipated gala event recognizes innovation, inspiration and dedication to building strong families and better businesses!
OTTAWA - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, and the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), welcomed the release of the Council of Canadian Academies report on the performance of Canadian businesses as it relates to innovation.
Newly updated 3D feature automatically configures the video eyewear to field sequential, side by side and anaglyph formats
Rochester, NY Vuzix Corporation, the leader in video eyewear for the consumer, defense and low vision markets, is thrilled to announce expanded 3D video format support for its AV Video Eyewear products.
OTTAWA On April 30 and May 1, 2009, the University of Ottawa's Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI) is hosting the second annual symposium of its Canadian Centre for Studies and Research on Bilingualism and Language Planning (CCERBAL), titled Language Immersion as Formal and Informal Learning: New Perspectives for Research and Public Policy.
Leading Simplex data integrator Axonn LLC provides price breakthrough for those customers looking to economically manage the location and status of mobile assets
MISSISSAUGA Globalstar, Inc., the world’s largest provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments and individuals, announced that leading Simplex data integrator Axonn LLC has launched SMARTONE, the Satellite Managed Asset Ready Tracker.
London - Scitax Advisory Partners, a professional services firm with specialized expertise in Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credits, is pleased to welcome Bill Thomson to its team of technical consultants.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon told his people to stay home from Friday for a five-day partial shutdown of the economy, after the World Health Organisation said a swine flu pandemic was imminent.
Ontario’s Buyers and Green Technology/Service Vendors to Meet at Unique Procurement Event
TORONTO According to a June 2008 report by Greening Greater Toronto, commercial and public sector organizations create 64 percent of the Toronto region’s waste, over 70 percent of the total waste going to landfill, and almost half of the region’s carbon emissions.
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