Photographer James Balog shares new image sequences from the Extreme Ice Survey, a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate, some of the most vivid evidence yet of climate change.
HONG KONG - Air Freight Asia 2009 -- Descartes Systems Group has enhanced its Global Freight Exchange (GF-X) service to provide tighter, real-time integration with air carriers. The enhancements facilitate access to available capacity, routings and pricing when booking freight electronically.
Audiences to Accompany Spacewalking Astronauts as They Perform the Final Upgrade to the Hubble Space Telescope
LOS ANGELES- IMAX Corporation, and Warner Bros. Pictures announced that Hubble 3D will be released exclusively in IMAX(R) and IMAX(R) 3D theatres worldwide beginning March 19, 2010, with expansion to additional IMAX locations on April 23rd, timed to the Hubble Space Telescope's 20th Anniversary.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. mortgage applications surged last week, with demand rising to its highest level since late-May as consumers sought to take advantage of the lowest interest rates in months, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
TORONTO- Surging housing resales in the past few months capped a roller coaster ride in the Ontario housing market over the last year, according to the latest housing report released today by RBC Economics.
Toronto - Six new faculty members have joined the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto beginning with the 2009/10 academic year. The appointments strengthen the Rotman School's teaching and research components in three academic areas (Finance, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management, and Strategic Management), as well as Integrative Thinking.
PETERBOROUGH Peterborough area students and teachers will soon have access to the global grid of advanced research and education networks when they return to class next month, as the Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board (PVNCCDSB) connects to the Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION).
ORILLIA - Orillia and surrounding areas will benefit from nearly $1.8 million in funding under the Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), made the announcement yesterday at City Hall in Orillia.
WATERLOO - The University of Waterloo's pioneering school of accounting and finance today officially opened its new $12-million teaching and research building, complete with a 200-seat lecture hall and a green roof terrace.
WATERLOO The Robert Langen Art Gallery is pleased to present the work of artist Marla Hlady in an exhibition titled Playing Piano, which runs September 16 to October 24, 2009. This exhibition is in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Forum | Kitchener & Area, which runs from September 18 to October 4.
Survey Finds Wholesale Industry Expecting Greatest Growth
TORONTO - Most financial executives plan to maintain their current accounting and finance staff levels in the fourth quarter, according to the Robert Half International Financial Hiring Index. Eighty-four per cent of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said they will take no hiring actions before the end of the year.
Toronto China’s rapid economic growth has generated a significant increase in Chinese wood consumption, but Canadian wood producers have not met or captured this demand, states a new paper released yesterday by the Canadian International Council (CIC).
TORONTO - The CAW is entered into negotiations with Ford Canada yesterday in Toronto. A key condition to reaching a new agreement will be a commitment by Ford to maintain its current manufacturing presence in Canada, as a proportion of its overall North American production, said CAW President Ken Lewenza.
WATERLOO - Open Text(TM) Corporation announced plans to expand its suite of next-generation Web solutions with products and technologies from recently acquired Vignette playing a central role. Open Text's plans are an extension of the company's strategy to maintain its leadership in comprehensive ECM solutions. Offered as part of the Open Text ECM Suite, the solutions will help organizations establish deeper connections to customers and use the Web as a channel for new revenues.
Survey Finds Large Companies and Construction Firms Most Optimistic About Adding Staff
TORONTO - Technology executives expect to take a conservative approach to hiring in the final months of the year, according to the fourth-quarter Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report. Four per cent of chief information officers (CIOs) plan to expand their information technology (IT) teams and 3 per cent anticipate staff reductions, for a net 1 per cent increase.
No matter where you work these days, chances are your company is facing one or more various challenges: a shrinking customer base, increasing competition, lower profits, high turnover, etc. In today's economy, no one is immune from setbacks and obstacles.
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