Margaret Gould Stewart, YouTube's head of user experience, talks about how the ubiquitous video site works with copyright holders and creators to foster (at the best of times) a creative ecosystem where everybody wins.
TORONTO - FAIR Canada announced that it will make a submission to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) calling on the OSC to promptly convene a public hearing to consider the proposed transactions between Magna International Inc. (Magna) and the Stronach Trusts with a view to issuing a cease trade order prohibiting the consummation of the transactions.
Even as the economy hints at making a rebound, markets are becoming more competitive and products are rapidly commoditizing. As customers cautiously begin to spend their tightly held dollars, companies are realizing that re-establishing their previous customer relationships isn’t enough. The success of their growth strategy depends on increasing customer acquisition and loyalty.
Guelph - Guelph Community Foundation is now receiving grant applications for Building Vital Communities. This year’s program will fund up to a total of $20,000 in grants to charitable organizations within Guelph and Wellington County. The Foundation is seeking innovative, collaborative and practical strategies to respond to pressing needs and emerging opportunities.
There's no doubt that Facebook participation can be an asset to any business. The question is, how can you use it to promote your products and company, yet be sure your team members are cautious in the way they use it? What should the owner and office manager post? Where is the line between personal and professional? Knowing the good, the bad and the ugly of Facebook for business, your company can take full advantage of this tool and watch your business grow.
KITCHENER At its regularly scheduled council meeting Monday, Kitchener City Council approved a tender that will allow construction to start in July on the restoration of specific areas of Strasburg Creek. The project includes the removal of dams at Wards and Brigadoon ponds.
Survey: Majority of Canadian executives feel corporate incentives create competitive edge
TORONTO - As Canada continues to emerge from the recent economic downturn, Canadian executives are placing a high level of importance on the development and implementation of corporate incentive programs and are allocating their budgets accordingly.
AURORA - Magna International Inc. reported that Glass Lewis & Co, a proxy advisor that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, has recommended to its institutional clients that they vote against a proposed transaction that would eliminate Magna's dual class share structure.
TORONTO - "The shift to homeownership and less international migration continued to be the dominant factors putting upward pressure on rental apartment vacancies," said Ted Tsiakopoulos, CMHC's Ontario regional economist.
Toronto - Most condominium expenses were previously not charged PST. When the HST is introduced next month, condominiums will see an instant 8% increase in many of their operating expenses such as hydro, gas, management fees, and all other contract services such as landscaping and snow removal.
When ground forces are on the move, or fighter jets take to the air, they remain in real-time contact with their direct commander and upwards through higher levels of command to produce precise results.
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