In this uplifting talk, Katherine Fulton sketches the new future of philanthropy -- one where collaboration and innovation allow regular people to do big things, even when money is scarce. Giving five practical examples of crowd-driven philanthropy, she calls for a new generation of citizen leaders.
CALGARY - NovAtel Inc., announced the award of a contract by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop the next generation Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) reference receiver (the "GIII" receiver). The total value of the contract is worth up to $9.7m US.
TORONTO - Research from Canada's own Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) featured in this week's edition of The Lancet shows that worldwide, 1 in 25 deaths are directly attributable to alcohol consumption. This rise since 2000 is mainly due to increases in the number of women drinking.
Waterloo/Woodstock - The Boards of Directors of Your Neighbourhood Credit Union and Standard Tube Employees’ (Woodstock) Credit Union (STCU) today announced that they have agreed to join together in order to create a stronger more vibrant credit union for their members.
TORONTO - Although turmoil in the Ontario auto sector has led to production cuts and job losses, and weak U.S. demand continues to weigh broadly on the province's manufacturing activity, Ontario will see above-average growth in 2010, according to the Provincial Outlook report released by BMO Capital Markets Economics.
Statscan - In 2008, the vast majority of Canadians (91%) reported that they were satisfied or very satisfied with life. Life satisfaction was strongly linked to self-reported health status. Over half of Canadians said they were moderately active.
Maplesoft Technology Launches Their Executive Briefing Centre
OTTAWA - Maplesoft Technology, a leading systems integrator, announced their partnership with Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc., Wesley Clover, Mitel Networks Corporation, March Networks, Benbria, Teldio and Magor Communications on Thursday, June 25th, 2009.
WATERLOO Wilfrid Laurier University announces the launch of an open research archive, an institutional repository that provides open-access archiving of intellectual output for all members of the university community.
Growth to return thanks to commodity price rebound and widespread fiscal stimulus
TORONTO - While the current recession has had a significant and widespread impact on the economies of all Canadian provinces, and almost all will see real GDP contract this year, sights are now set on a coming economic recovery, according to the new Provincial Outlook report from BMO Capital Markets Economics.
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Corp needs to exit from bankruptcy quickly in order to avoid a "fatal" blow to many of its suppliers and the loss of thousands of jobs, Chief Executive Fritz Henderson said in a court filing on Thursday.
Toronto - The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) and its partners in the Green Energy Act Alliance (GEAA) congratulate Hon. George Smitherman on receiving the World Wind Energy Award 2009.
EMC’s Security Division and Cisco IronPort Provide Built-in Data Loss Prevention to Help Secure IT Infrastructure
BEDFORD, Mass. - RSA, The Security Division of EMC announced that it has partnered with Cisco to embed data classification technology and policies from the RSA® Data Loss Prevention Suite into Cisco’s industry-leading Cisco IronPort® email security solutions. RSA’s DLP technology will be fully integrated into Cisco IronPort’s email security platform as a comprehensive subscription software service for helping to prevent the loss of data in motion over email.
Statscan - Total non-farm payroll employment fell by 51,400 in April, down 0.4% from March. Since the peak in October 2008, the number of employees has fallen every month, bringing total losses over this period to 376,500. Job losses occurred in 64% of industries, unchanged from a month before.
Counting Both Spending and Taxes, New Study Finds Redistribution from Top-Earning 5 Percent Will Rise from $619 Billion to $698 Billion in 2012
Washington, DC New analysis of President Obama’s Budget finds that he is targeting the nation’s highest earners for greater income redistributions. By 2012, the federal government is scheduled to be redistributing an extra $79 billion from the top-earning 5 percent of American families, and $71 billion of that will be paid by the top-earning 1 percent of families.
WINDSOR - Negotiations between the CAW and Navistar continue in Windsor Ontario, today but employer demands for concessions including a significant downsizing of plant operations to less than 100 workers is totally unacceptable, said CAW President Ken Lewenza.
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