Renowned classical Indian dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. She tells her personal story of not only facing the disease but dancing through it, and gives a performance revealing the metaphor of strength that helped her do it.
PI’s Public-Private Partners Officially Welcome Prof. Hawking
Waterloo In a public address before a packed audience at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI), Prof. Stephen Hawking, PI Distinguished Research Chair, recounted his research, life and times, saying that it has been a glorious period to contribute to our picture of the universe. Prof. Hawking is conducting private research activities at PI this summer, in what is expected to be the first of many visits.
Prof. Stephen Hawking prepares for his first Public address at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo.
VANCOUVER - Ontario government Cabinet ministers must reject a proposal to cede control of the province's Crown corporations to private investors, the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says.
CALGARY - McLennan Ross lawyer, Neil Mather, will be presenting on the wider legal implications of the mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rules at the Air & Waste Management Association's 103rd Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) on June 23rd, 2010 at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre.
GENEVA (ILO news) The annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) concluded its 2010 session yesterday with a strong call for placing employment and social protection at the centre of recovery policies. “We must get the right balance of policies to secure strong, sustainable and balanced growth,” said conference delegates.
Ottawa The Council on Aging is presenting Carleton Professor Hugh Armstrong with the Margaret Griffiths Award given annually to a senior volunteer who has contributed substantially to the betterment of the quality of life of seniors in Ottawa.
Statscan - In April, 667,400 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, virtually unchanged from the previous month. The number of people receiving regular EI benefits has declined by 161,900 since the peak of 829,300 reached in June 2009, a drop of 19.5%.
Kitchener - Flanagan Foodservice Inc. held their annual charity golf tournament early June at Foxwood Golf and Country Club in Baden. Everyone was in high spirits as a cheque for $45,000 was presented to Kevin Collins, Executive Director of We Care.
Statscan - The composite leading index rose by 0.9% in May, about equal to its average increase over the past year. However, the upturn in the index a year ago was led by housing and the stock market. These components have stopped contributing to growth, replaced instead by the manufacturing components. The US leading indicator has been a consistent source of growth over the past year.
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