Feeling like the world is becoming less friendly? Social theorist Jonathan Zittrain begs to difffer. The Internet, he suggests, is made up of millions of disinterested acts of kindness, curiosity and trust.
WATERLOO - Sun Life Financial has championed this important research through its generous donation of $250,000 to the newly named Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research & Rehabilitation Centre (MDRC).
Peter Tiidus, PHD. WLU Acting Dean Faculty of Science, Dean Connor, President Sunlife Financial Canada, Dr. Max Blouw, President WLU and Dr. Quincy Almeida, WLU Director & Associate Professor, Faculty of Science.
TORONTO - This past Thursday, September 17, thousands of families from coast-to-coast enjoyed a meal together at the dinner table to celebrate what really matters most - quality time with family and friends - and helped raise a phenomenal $41,182 for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC) in support of M&M Meat Shops fifth annual National Family Dinner Night.
KITCHENER - In an effort to curb confusion for residents, earlier this week the finance and corporate services committee endorsed a plan to eliminate the process of identifying all city wards by names, in favour of recognizing them only by a number system.
"Greenhouse gas emissions have fallen thanks to the global downturn, handing the world a chance to move away from high-carbon growth, a report said Monday, citing an International Energy Agency (IEA) study.
NEW YORK - The world has a historic opportunity to make real progress on curbing aviation's carbon emissions, Willie Walsh, Chief Executive, British Airways, told a United Nations forum on climate change in New York today (Sept. 22). ____________________ Education
Waterloo Region - Waterloo Region high school students have more opportunities for hands-on learning thanks to the government’s growing Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program, Kitchener Centre MPP John Milloy announced yesterday at St. Mary’s High School in Kitchener.
TORONTO - At a ratification meeting held on September 17, 2009, members of the York University Faculty Association voted overwhelmingly in favour of renewing its collective agreement with York University for a three-year term, for the period of 2009 - 2012.
WATERLOO - Pro-science journalist and blogger Chris Mooney, once named one of Wired magazine's ten sexiest geeks, will deliver the University of Waterloo's Science and Technology Matters Lecture this week.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - The digital advertising and publishing market is poised for growth, supported by new mobile devices and advances in applications and technology. A new survey from the Audit Bureau of Circulations reveals that print publishers are focusing on the market as a prime opportunity to expand their brands, reach new audiences and generate additional revenue while offering advertisers the chance to reach locally targeted, engaged audiences.
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - Oracle Corp (ORCL.O) Chief Executive Larry Ellison said Sun Microsystems Inc (JAVA.O) is losing about $100 million a month as European regulators delay approving his company's $7 billion purchase of the struggling hardware maker.
Toronto - The annual Out on Bay Street conference returns to Toronto for its third time bringing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LBTG) business leaders of tomorrow together with corporate Canada.
Ottawa Canada’s turbulent economic and political times over the past year provide a compelling backdrop for this year’s edition of How Ottawa Spends, Carleton University’s premier review of government spending.
OTTAWA The University of Ottawa will host an important conference on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO), organized by the Royal Society of Canada and the Science Academy of the French Institute, on September 22 and 23, 2009.
"World Bank President Robert Zoellick urged Monday G20 leaders to set an ambitious agenda of 'responsible globalization' at this week's summit. Zoellick said the summit should include efforts to promote more balanced growth with financial stability, development and climate change, rather than the narrow focus set at the last G20 summit in London in April.
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - An adviser to the European Union's top court backed Google in a row with luxury goods maker LVMH over Internet advertising, saying the Web search firm had not infringed trade mark rights.
Whether it's election fever, or the growing number of SR&ED related Notice of Objections and Tax Court Canada pleadings, Ottawa is showing renewed interest in how well CRA has been administering the SR&ED Tax Credit Program.
Greening Retail Program tackles environmental issues with new study
TORONTO - The retail industry is a significant part of the Canadian economy with more than 1.2 billion square feet of space and sales of $425 billion in 2008. According to Greening Retail, an initiative lead by the Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA), Canadian retailers and their suppliers are responsible for more than 40 million tonnes of carbon emissions annually, six million tones of waste, and millions of kilometers travelled by trucks from around the world to every corner in Canada.
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