At TEDxNASA, Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning, all-terrain robots -- like the humanoid, soccer-playing DARwIn and the cliff-gripping CLIMBeR -- all built by his team at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech. Watch to the end to hear the five creative secrets to his lab's incredible technical success. ____________________ Financial
KITCHENER - McMaster University and the University of Waterloo are today officially opening the second building on the Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus, which will house McMaster’s Waterloo Regional Campus of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.
Kitchener - People with disabilities will get help preparing for jobs as a result of the Government of Canada’s support for Kitchener-Waterloo (K-W) Habilitation Services. Mr. Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, made the announcement yesterday on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.
Will Integrate Leading Content Analytics Capabilities Across its Entire Suite of Solutions in Comprehensive ECM Strategy
Waterloo - As part of a strategy to help customers better understand, control and monetize their content, Open Text Corporation yesterday announced plans to integrate and expand the content analytics capabilities of Nstein Technologies in the Open Text ECM Suite, making Open Text the first vendor to make content analytics pervasive across an entire ECM suite of products.
Heritage Interpreters to Benefit from National emerit Professional Certification
OTTAWA - The Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC) is proud to announce a growing partnership with Parks Canada. This new agreement will see Heritage Interpreters throughout Parks Canada undertake the CTHRC's nationally recognized emerit certification. Parks Canada employees will pursue Professional Certification as Heritage Interpreters, gaining the highest industry recognized credential for tourism workers in Canada.
Canadians more optimistic as March poll nears 10-year high
WATERLOO - More Canadians say it's a good time to invest, in everything from their own homes to the stock market and investment funds, according to a national poll for Manulife Financial, Canada's leading insurance and wealth management company.
Cambridge - Imagine what you could do if you could revamp old spaces. The old is new again is the theme of a showcase at Cambridge City Hall this week as a group of second year Conestoga College students unveil their designs on adaptive reuse.
TORONTO - Honda Canada Inc. announces the arrival in Canada of its new President and CEO, Mr. Masahiro Takedagawa. He replaces Mr. Manabu Nishimae who has assumed the position of Operating Officer for Regional Operations, Eastern Europe, the Middle & Near East, and Africa, April 1, 2010.
Waterloo - Forget Canadian Idol. Waterloo Region has plenty of talent right here, and they're strutting their stuff on May 2 at Waterloo Region's Got Talent, happening at Centre in the Square as part of a fundraiser for HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre.
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