Rachel Sussman shows photographs of the world's oldest continuously living organisms -- from 2,000-year-old brain coral off Tobago's coast to an "underground forest" in South Africa that has lived since before the dawn of agriculture.
Dads Against Dirty Air Awareness Campaign Kicks Off
Cambridge - Beginning today, Parking Enforcement Officers at the City of Cambridge will issue information and warning tickets related to the new Anti-Idling By-law that helps make positive environmental change and improve air quality. The public education period enables the City and partners to spread the word about the by-law before the $40 fines go into effect later this year.
Waterloo The Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo is set to launch the new academic year with several initiatives, including a redesigned professional development program for its master’s students, a new logo and website, and a speaker series for students and faculty.
CAMBRIDGE - COM DEV International Ltd. announced that it has commenced the search for a new Chief Executive Officer following the decision by the Company to replace Mr. John Keating. Mr. Keating will be stepping down effective immediately and the board of directors has appointed Mike Pley as interim Chief Executive Officer during the search process. Mr. Keating has also resigned as a director of the company.
Kichener - Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning recently made history in post-secondary education in Ontario and in Canada. Conestoga’s Mechanical Systems Engineering degree program (MSE) has been accredited by Engineers Canada following a thorough review by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).
Ontario Government Introducing Children’s Activity Tax Credit
Kitchener - On September 6, 2010, John Milloy announced the Ontario government’s proposed new permanent, refundable tax credit that would make it a little easier for parents to get their children involved in sports, arts and other activities.
VANCOUVER - Western Canadian provinces recorded the best performing labour markets in Canada between 2005 and 2009, led by Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to a new study released by the Fraser Institute, Canada's leading public policy think tank.
WATERLOO - A new "smart materials" process - Multiple Memory Material Technology - developed by University of Waterloo engineering researchers promises to revolutionize the manufacture of diverse products such as medical devices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), printers, hard drives, automotive components, valves and actuators.
TORONTO - Wind and solar developers, manufacturers, suppliers and Ontario Feed-in Tariff administrators are looking forward to discussing the challenges and opportunities of building the province's wind and solar supply chains next month.
World Bank - "The head of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision urged emerging market economies on Friday to adopt new rules on bank capital even though they may feel they have sufficient regulatory arrangements in place.
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