We all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for the environment and for the animals -- but in a carnivorous culture, it can be hard to make the change. Graham Hill has a powerful, pragmatic suggestion: Be a weekday veg.
OTTAWA - Industry Minister Tony Clement and Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon spoke in Ottawa today as part of a worldwide campaign by senior Canadian ministers expressing the Government of Canada's staunch opposition to the imposition of a global bank tax on financial institutions.
Statscan - The composite price index for non-residential building construction decreased by 0.1% in the first quarter compared with the previous quarter. This quarterly change was mainly a result of competitive pricing and continued weakness in the non-residential building construction market. Quarterly decreases have been recorded since the fourth quarter of 2008.
TORONTO - Communitech, Waterloo Region's technology organization, is rolling out the welcome mat for startups during this week's Discovery 2010 event at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, seeking tenants for its new digital media and mobile accelerator - The Communitech Hub.
WATERLOO Wilfrid Laurier University has been selected to attend the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ (AAC&U) Greater Expectations Institute. Laurier was the only Canadian university selected to join 20 other institutions for the AAC&U conference, titled “Leadership to Make Excellence Inclusive.”
Everything is energy. Energy is powerful enough to create your success or promote your demise. Everything you involve yourself in is a result of the energy you contribute. How you contribute to your professional environment is as important as what you contribute. You may have the experience, knowledge, skill, and a long history of success; however, if you approach a new project, a meeting, a new job, an employee, your boss, or a customer with infected/negative energy, you should also be prepared to take responsibility for the consequences.
Toronto/Montreal Yesterday, 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement that applies to 72 million hectares of public forests licensed to FPAC members. The Agreement, when fully implemented, will conserve significant areas of Canada’s vast Boreal Forest, protect threatened woodland caribou and provide a competitive market edge for participating companies.
From hand written lists to digital organizers, life at work is planned, productive, and profitable. But going home to tired, cranky, and stressed kids can easily transform a home from a feeling of refuge to a household of hassles. Overscheduled children impact the routines at home. How do families create a home environment that supports harmony and balance?
After participating and observing competent training departments over the past 20 years. I realized that unless the company’s training management knows their purpose and applies it appropriately, the training function can get away with a lot of underperforming before anyone catches on.
College, industry, government representatives to launch new facility
Waterloo - More than 100 representatives from the Ontario roofing industry, OIRCA (the Ontario Industrial Roofing Contractors Association), Conestoga College, and the federal and provincial governments will gather to celebrate their partnership and officially open the new 12,400 sq. ft. Conestoga/OIRCA Training Centre in Waterloo on Tuesday, May 25.
WATERLOO - Sarona Asset Management announced today that it had successfully completed a first closing of its Sarona Frontier Markets Fund I LP, with over $12 million in investor commitments from 34 limited partners.
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