Architecture student Magnus Larsson details his bold plan to transform the harsh Sahara desert using bacteria and a surprising construction material: the sand itself. ____________________ Marketing Education
Kitchener - A team of 14 students from the Business Administration Marketing program of Conestoga College has just returned from Mohawk College in Hamilton having earned the team championship in the annual Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC), a test of multiple skills in marketing involving teams from 13 Ontario colleges. OCMC 2009 took place on November 19-20. ____________________ Venture Capital
TORONTO - Celtic House Venture Partners has been selected as a qualified investor by the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF). OETF is a $250 million fund established by the Province of Ontario in 2009 to co-invest alongside qualified investors in innovative, high-growth, private Ontario companies.
TORONTO - The Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) has released a comprehensive and easy-to-understand Harmonized Sales Tax booklet. This 23 page booklet offers an all-purpose HST overview, addressing common questions and concerns. An extensive Q&A document has also been developed, in addition to a fact sheet, identifying key benefits to the new HST system taking effect July 1, 2010.
TORONTO - Improving Women's Health in Ontario, an agency of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term-Care recognized the first day of the 2009 White Ribbon Campaign by stressing the importance of better education for health care workers in identifying and addressing intimate partner violence.
Second new car built on Oshawa's state-of-the-art flexible manufacturing line; Production to begin in first quarter 2011
OSHAWA - North American production of the all-new 2011 Buick Regal was today confirmed for the Oshawa Car Assembly plant beginning in Q1 2011. The new 2011 Regal is a midsize sport sedan based on the award-winning Opel Insignia - the 2009 "European Car of the Year" - and it brings all of Insignia's award-winning design, technology and European-inspired performance capabilities to the North American market.
Toronto With cold and flu season upon us, certain nutrients such as vitamin C, zinc and selenium are often touted by some to provide protection against seasonal illness. While it's true that these nutrients do boost the immune system, more is not better!
TORONTO - The Design Exchange (DX) announces the 2009 winners of the Design Exchange Awards. This national design competition is open to professional designers across Canada working in a range of disciplines.
Toronto - On November 30, Canada will be one huge leap closer to offering a vast selection of quality TV content online...and I'm not talking about Hulu. Rogers has realized the blurring lines between TV and Internet, and will be giving its customers (that's all customers, not just cable subscribers) access to TV and movies via the Web.
WATERLOO Wilfrid Laurier University is proud to present a noon-hour reading by author Russell Wangersky, winner of the 2009 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1 at Laurier’s Toronto office, located on the first floor of the Exchange Tower at 130 King St. W. (King and York streets).
"The World Bank has approved a $1.5 billion loan to support Mexico's economic policies implemented in response to the global crisis, the bank said in a statement on Tuesday. The Mexican government's policies focus on developing measures that generate fiscal and financial sustainability ____________________ Survival over Sex
WASHINGTON Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay a $468,600 civil penalty to settle self-disclosed violations of federal environmental regulations discovered at 655 facilities in 42 states. ____________________ Library
Workers Shopping Online Will Spend Three Hours a Week On Average Doing So
TORONTO When it comes to surfing the Web for holiday gifts this season, most workers plan to browse on their own time, a new Accountemps survey shows. More than seven in 10 (71 per cent) professionals surveyed said they are not planning to shop online while at work.
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