As the world's attention focuses on the perils of oil exploration, we present Richard Sears' talk from early February 2010. Sears, an expert in developing new energy resources, talks about our inevitable and necessary move away from oil. Toward ... what?
Toronto/Waterloo - MaRS, a Toronto-based not-for-profit innovation centre, is the newest addition to the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN). The collaboration will enhance levels of technology commercialization and help develop successful companies in the digital media sector. The announcement follows on the Canada 3.0 2010 digital media forum in Stratford held May 10-11 where Industry Minister Tony Clement emphasized the importance of digital media to Canada's economy.
Statscan - Overall, energy prices rose 9.8% between April 2009 and April 2010, following a 5.8% increase during the 12-month period to March. Excluding energy, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.1% compared with a 1.0% increase in March.
Statscan - Retail sales increased for a fourth consecutive month in March, rising 2.1% in current dollars to $37.0 billion. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers were the main contributor to the gain.
Waterloo - At the 21st annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC), held in Waterloo on May 17-18, Conestoga College enjoyed outstanding success as 16 students earned post-secondary level medals for their knowledge and applied skills in a variety of competition categories.
Guelph - Two University of Guelph students have won the 2010 Alltech Young Scientist Award competition for their animal science research. Undergraduate student Lee-Anne Huber and graduate student Michael Steele were chosen from among 5,000 competitors worldwide. The results were announced Wednesday during the 26th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium in Lexington, Ky.
Toledo, Ohio U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Ottawa River Group and the state of Ohio have begun dredging 240,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from a 5.5-mile section of the Ottawa River in Toledo, Ohio. The first phase of the project removing 10,000 cubic yards of sediment from Sibley Creek was completed in April. The $49 million cost of the total project will be split between EPA, using Great Lakes Legacy Act funds, and the Ottawa River Group.
Cambridge exactEarth Ltd., the data services subsidiary of COM DEV International Ltd. announced that it has entered into agreements with two major government maritime agencies to provide its space-based Automatic Identification System (S-AIS) service, exactAIS, on a paid trial basis.
Loyalty, vs. any other adjective or adverb you can come up with, is the best way to approach selling your potential clients for immediate and long term results. Here is the first example of loyalty in a known commodity, selling gas at a gas station. Can you use this example in all selling situations?
OTTAWA - A clinical trial conducted in Ottawa, Canada, and three U.S. cities has generated positive results that represent a major step forward in the development of oncolytic viruses for the treatment of cancer.
Eighty one percent of North American consumers more likely to choose retailers that enable them to shop consistently across multiple channels, including social media and smart phones
Mississauga Canadian and American consumers are choosing retailers that offer them more control over where, when and how they interact across a range of channelsincluding social media and smart phonesaccording to a new study commissioned by NCR Corporation.
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