When Jungian analyst Inge Missmahl visited Afghanistan, she saw the inner wounds of war -- widespread despair, trauma and depression. And yet, in this county of 30 million people, there were only two dozen psychiatrists.
São Paulo and New York - The 2010 survey of outward investors from Brazil by Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos e Empresas Transnacionais e da Globalização Econômica (SOBEET), Valor Econômico, and the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment (VCC) finds that, although 2009 was a difficult year for many companies, most firms are upbeat about opportunities abroad from 2010 onwards.
World Bank - "International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn weighed in to a power struggle on Tuesday over Europe's dominance at the IMF, saying it was fair that European countries give up board seats to make way for emerging economies.
Statscan - Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in July 2010, the first monthly decline since August 2009. Manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, construction and forestry all posted decreases. Increases were recorded in the mining sector and, to a lesser extent, in some financial industries and the public sector.
KITCHENER The Grand River Community Métis Council is a relatively new council in Ontario facing challenges in bringing cultural and traditional knowledge to the youth of the community. Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced funding for this not-for-profit group to assist them in overcoming these challenges.
Unifies Mitel Communications Features With BlackBerry Smartphones Over Cellular and Wi-Fi Networks to Increase Employee Responsiveness and Productivity
OTTAWA - Mitel(R), a leading provider of unified communications software solutions, today announced the availability of Mitel Mobility for BlackBerry(R) Mobile Voice System 5 (BlackBerry MVS) with voice over Wi-Fi calling, extending Mitel's unified business communications features securely to BlackBerry(R) smartphone workers over cellular and Wi-Fi networks.
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IMF Chief: Fair For Europe To Make Room At IMF Board.
World Bank - "International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn weighed in to a power struggle on Tuesday over Europe's dominance at the IMF, saying it was fair that European countries give up board seats to make way for emerging economies. Strauss-Kahn, speaking at a news conference ahead of IMF and World Bank meetings in Washington on Oct. 8 and 9, said a meeting of European countries in Brussels would come up with a proposal within coming days .
CALGARY - Financial rewards for damages caused by mental injury at work have increased over the past five years by as much as 700%, according to a report released today by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC). The report warns that a perfect legal storm is brewing in the area of mental health protection at work, and points to emerging responsibilities for employers to provide a psychologically safe workplace.
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