Thursday December 23, 2010
Majora Carter: 3 stories of local ecoactivism
||The future of green is local -- and at TEDxMidwest, Majora Carter brings us the stories of three people who are saving their own communities while saving the planet. Call it "hometown security."
Seasonal Waste Collection
Christmas Holiday Waste Collection
WATERLOO - Over the Christmas holiday season, there is no change to waste collection.
KITCHENER - Citizens and visitors of all ages are invited to join Kitchener’s mayor and city council at the 2011 New Year’s Levee, held at city hall on Sunday, January 2, 2011 from 2-4 p.m.
GORE MUTUAL DONATES OVER $470,000 TO CHARITIES ACROSS CANADA
CAMBRIDGE - Gore Mutual is pleased to announce that, together with their Foundation, they have supported over 125 organizations across Canada, with over $470,000 in donations.
Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion achieves gold LEED certification
LONDON - The Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Western Ontario has officially been designated Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Gold by the Canadian Green Building Council.
HAMILTON - Students in Sheila Whelan's Adaptations to Physiology course have found that they share more than just an interest in space with certain astronauts.
McGuinty Government Strengthening Health Care And Education
HAMILTON - McMaster University is helping to improve health care for Ontario families one doctor at a time.
York U study pinpoints part of brain that suppresses automatic responses
TORONTO - Research from York University is revealing which regions in the brain “fire up” when we suppress an automatic behaviour such as the urge to look at other people as we enter an elevator.
Statement by Honda Canada Regarding Suspension Recall on 2011 Pilot Vehicles
TORONTO - Honda Canada Inc. will recall approximately 442 model year 2011 Pilot vehicles in Canada to prevent potential front suspension failure.
BNN Names Brad Wall as the Top Business Newsmaker of the Year
Wall beats out the Jims for top spot: Jim Balsillie, Jim Flaherty and Jim Shaw also make BNN’s Top 10 list
TORONTO - Business News Network named Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan the top business newsmaker of 2010. The announcement was made by co-hosts Marty Cej and Frances Horodelski during a special edition of BUSINESS DAY.
Canadians' New Year's resolutions: healthy promises easily made . . . but easily broken
Sun Life Financial study finds Canadians want to start 2011 on a healthy note but many lack the motivation to make it stick
TORONTO - Making a New Year's resolution is easy, but for many Canadians sticking to one is the tricky part. According to a Sun Life Financial survey conducted by Ipsos Reid, with the new year quickly approaching, three-quarters of Canadians are resolving to improve something about themselves.
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