Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.
Cambridge - Eco-consciousness is top of mind for the City of Cambridge. This year, the City will again be part of the global Earth Hour event and will contribute to the overall goal to save energy and raise awareness of energy savings measures.
WATERLOO Four students from Wilfrid Laurier University are spending five nights outdoors to raise money and awareness for local youth-at-risk shelters. The event is part of the national 5 Days for the Homeless campaign
WATERLOO - Canada's co-op pioneer, the University of Waterloo, will mark national co-operative education week by celebrating the academic and experiential achievements of its six top co-op students, including one who will also receive a provincial award.
KITCHENER In the food and beverage processing industry water tops the list of most important resources. It represents as much as 8% of a company’s total cost of production, and the costs to use water and to comply with regulations affecting its use continue to mount.
TORONTO - MoneySense.ca, the digital home of Canada's best-selling personal finance magazine, has entered into an exclusive content partnership with one of Canada's preeminent personal finance bloggers, the Canadian Capitalist
DALLAS - It's a story that signals the end of an era. For the better part of three decades, movie lovers fed their habits by renting VHS videocassettes and DVDs at video stores. Now the chain that defined home video is teetering on bankruptcy.
TORONTO Sasha Jacob, president and chief executive officer of Jacob Securities Inc. and a Laurier MBA alumnus, will talk about renewable power and clean-technology financing as part of a speaker series at the Laurier Toronto office
The Greatest and Strangest Money Making Secrets, by Dr. Abib Olamitoye, carries the potential to transform lives. It is the synthesis of great ideas and valuable knowledge gathered over thirty years of Dr. Olamitoye reading business books, conducting management seminars, running several business chains and researching the true secret of prosperity.
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WATERLOO REGION - ACCESS WATERLOO REGION is the new logo in our region for several excellent resources for people who have disabilities. People with disabilities and their families face numerous daily challenges.
UK - The largest multinational study of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) has shown that patients from EU countries (membership as of 2003) survive longer than those in neighbouring non-EU countries. Crucially, the data show that there are disproportionately fewer then expected CF patients in non-EU countries.
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