For the last eight years, pop singer Annie Lennox has devoted the majority of her time to her SING campaign, raising awareness and money to combat HIV/AIDS. She shares the experiences that have inspired her, from working with Nelson Mandela to meeting a little African girl in a desperate situation.
KITCHENER Compass Kitchener presented the results of the 2010 ‘Who are you, Kitchener?’ (WAYK) campaign to city council earlier this week, confirming our residents’ top six community priorities over the next four years, as well as the vision statements for each priority.
Kitchener/Waterloo - Sing your way to the top of the charts at this year’s Oktoberfest Idol event, sponsored by Downtown Kitchener BIA, Stockie Mitsubishi & 91.5 The Beat! The search for the next Oktoberfest Idol gets underway at 10:30 am on Sunday, October 10 at The Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts in Kitchener.
Toronto - The Ontario government needs to give more direction as to where, what and how many trees should be planted to restore our woodlands in Southern Ontario, says Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller in his 2009/2010 Annual Report released yesterday.
Cambridge - On Thursday, Sept.16, the 2010 Grand River Watershed Awards were presented to groups and individuals who have undertaken projects to enhance the natural environment in the Grand River watershed.
Kitchener - Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning has recently launched a customized, online program to meet the training needs for solar energy professionals working in the Canadian market.
TORONTO - Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, announced that it supports the concerns of venture capital leaders from around the world regarding the proposed European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) set to be voted on in early October.
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association in partnership with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre lead the way in developing new plant varieties for industry
MILTON - Yesterday the Canadian Nursery and Landscape Association (CNLA) announced that it has acquired the rights to a wide range of genetics from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) ornamental breeding programs at Morden Research Station in Manitoba and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Research Station in Quebec.
Toronto - Canada and Ontario should continue expanding international trade as part of their efforts to enhance our innovation performance, which will lead to higher prosperity. This applies to trade with advanced economies like the European Union and developing economies like China and the other BRICs.
WATERLOO - The founder of DALSA Corp., an international leader in high performance digital imaging and semiconductors, has donated $3 million to the faculty of engineering's Vision 2010 Campaign at the University of Waterloo.
OTTAWA Akran Marketing announced that it won the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) 2010 Best Places to Work Award. Recognized as an industry leader and a preferred employer, Akran ranked number one in Canada as the best mid-sized company to work for and fifth in North America.
Computer graphics cards hold potential to boost multimedia speeds up to 100 times
HAMILTON - Students looking for the next big trend in computer technology will want to keep an eye on a new initiative starting at McMaster University supported by NVIDIA®, the world’s leading developer of graphics processing units.
TORONTO - CAW President Ken Lewenza is congratulating both the Liberal and NDP leaders for ensuring their parties preserved the national long gun registry in this evening's critical vote in the House of Commons.
TORONTO - The winners of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50(TM) set a record pace in 2010, with an average five-year revenue growth rate of 5,638 per cent, an all time high. Some of this was due to the economic rebound and exciting new technology niches, but some was also due to the small size of these companies five years ago.
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