Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things -- from alien abductions to dowsing rods -- boils down to two of the brain's most basic, hard-wired survival skills. He explains what they are, and how they get us into trouble.
Kitchener - On June 17, MTE Consultants Inc. (MTE) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with clients and staff, at an appreciation event. The celebration will take place in a tent pavilion located across the street from MTE’s Kitchener Office, located on Bingemans Centre Drive.
TORONTO -The demands associated with creative work activities pose key challenges for workers, according to new research out of the University of Toronto that describes the stress associated with some aspects of work and its impact on the boundaries between work and family life.
The G20 economic superpower nations are meeting in Toronto this month to discuss international regulatory cooperation and financial banking reform. One recommendation on the table is for Canada and other member countries to pay a global bank levy.
KITCHENER-WATERLOO Magnetic North Theatre Festival is proud to present Elephant Wake; written and performed by Joey Tremblay, one of Canada’s finest director-creators for Globe Theatre from Regina, Saskatchewan.
Government Is Obliged to Enforce Canada Investment Act, USW Says
TORONTO - A court ruling released on June 14, 2010 confirms the federal government's ability and obligation to ensure foreign takeovers of Canadian companies provide real benefits to the country, the United Steelworkers (USW) union relayed.
WATERLOO - Geoff Cape, award-winning social entrepreneur and Executive Director and co-founder of Evergreen, will be the featured speaker at Capacity Waterloo Region’s third Change Agent Series event June 22 in Waterloo. Cape will talk about Evergreen’s expansion into social enterprise with the new Brick Works development, a centre for innovation and fresh thinking that will inspire future generations to rethink their place in the world.
WATERLOO - The University of Waterloo announced the suspension of the Warrior football program from competition for the coming season (2010-11) because of the scope of the banned substance issue with the team, and that a review will be undertaken to examine the issue more closely.
Innovative Equipment Performance and Production Management System to Provide Vital Operational Decision-Making Information
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that they have signed a Collaboration Agreement with Sandvik Mining and Construction to develop a system and interface for monitoring underground mobile mining equipment. The two companies are teaming on an innovative equipment performance and production tracking solution that will further improve consolidation and validation of information from mine operational systems.
MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK - The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), was at the Universite de Moncton yesterday to celebrate the construction of new research and teaching laboratories that will increase the university's training capacity in advanced knowledge areas.
Kitchener - As part of the 42nd Convocation ceremonies of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning on June 16-17, President John Tibbits will present a number of College-wide achievement honours