Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become.
TORONTO - Hydro One announced that it is has been named one of Canada's top five Corporate Citizens in Corporate Knights Magazine's annual ranking of the best 50 corporate citizens in the country. Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent Canadian-based media company that publishes the world's largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on corporate responsibility.
Waterloo - MEDA board sees small farmers creating successful ventures on former collectivized farms Take one part excellent soil, mix with one great climate, lots of sweat equity and no small measure of Mennonite agricultural innovation and MEDA Mennonite Economic Development Associates has a recipe for success in helping small farmers in Ukraine grow their businesses.
OTTAWA - The vacancy rate in seniors' residences surveyed in Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's (CMHC) National Seniors' Housing Survey increased from 9.2 per cent in 2009 to 10.8 per cent in 2010, according to CMHC's Seniors' Housing Report, Canada Highlights edition.
Kitchener - On Thursday June 17th, 2010, 16 leaders from Waterloo Region’s real estate industry, including REALTOR® members of the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Board (KWREB), Cambridge Real Estate Board, staff, and a representative of the Waterloo Home Builder’s Association met with Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak at KWREB’s offices to discuss how the HST will impact the real estate industry and to explore ways in which to help moderate its impact.
New signature cause program will focus on preparing Canadians to help build a better future
WATERLOO - Inspired by the longstanding community work of Manulife Financial employees and the financial advisors who represent the corporation, Manulife is making a major commitment to supporting volunteerism in Canada.
CALGARY - Manitoba reigns as the No. 1 place in Canada for oil and gas investment for the second year in a row, with petroleum industry executives ranking the province the eighth most attractive jurisdiction worldwide, according to the Global Petroleum Survey, released today by the Fraser Institute, Canada's leading public policy think-tank.
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