Tuesday December 21,2010
Speakers Beverly + Dereck Joubert: Conservationists, filmmakers
||Beverly + Dereck Joubert live in the bush, filming and photographing lions and leopards in their natural habitat. With stunning footage (some never before seen), they discuss their personal relationships with these majestic animals -- and their quest to save the big cats from human threats.
Air Canada Selects Descartes for European Customs Security
Global Filer Solution Supports Compliance With EU Import Control System Regulations
WATERLOO - Descartes Systems Group announced that Air Canada Cargo has expanded its relationship with Descartes by selecting Descartes' Global Filer solution to manage import customs filings for the upcoming European Union regulations for advanced entry summary declarations to the EU's Import Control System.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Civic Square
KITCHENER As another year comes to a close, excitement is in the air for what 2011 might bring. Bring the children down to Civic Square on Dec. 31 to ring in the new year with free festivities starting at 5 p.m.
Recent Tragedies in the Province Reinforce Need for Safer Cooking Practices
CAMBRIDGE - The Cambridge Fire Department team is reminding residents to be safe during the holidays especially around the kitchen. Unattended cooking fires are the leading cause of residential blazes in the province.
Inaugural Food Innovation Awards Announced
GUELPH - The winners of a new University of Guelph award recognizing Canadian restaurants that emphasize innovation and creativity have been announced. The award was created for the 2010 national Food Day.
Being good moms couldn’t save the woolly mammoth
LONDON - New research from The University of Western Ontario leads investigators to believe that woolly mammoths living north of the Arctic Circle during the Pleistocene Epoch (approx. 150,000 to 40,000 years ago) began weaning infants up to three years later than modern day African elephants due to prolonged hours of darkness.
FirstService Continues Expansion of Property Management Operations in Canada.
TORONTO - FirstService Corporation announced that its subsidiary, FirstService Residential, North America's largest manager of residential communities, continued to expand its scale and market presence in Canada -- through the acquisition of a majority interest in Crosby Property Management Ltd., British Columbia's most respected residential property management company.
Citizen scientists get out for the Count!
The 111th Christmas Bird Count
TORONTO - As they have done for more than a century, bird watchers across North America are flocking to designated areas in their neighbourhoods to count birds.
Aptitude+Equipment Announces A National Healthcare Reform Initiative For Canada
TORONTO - Aptitude +Equipment Inc has teamed up with the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness, Canada’s top Ultraman and 10X Ironman Finisher, Wolfgang Schmidt, and former World Boxing Champion, Fitz “The WHIP” Vanderpool to launch the WHIP 2011 CAMPAIGN to challenge Canadian communities to create healthcare reform in Canada and win Reimbursed Accredited Healthcare Centres of Excellence by participating in a Prosperity Study Challenge.
The poor still pay more: Challenges low income families face in consuming a nutritious diet
TORONTO - Though much progress has been made with Ontario's current Poverty Reduction Strategy, more needs to be done. We currently face an underlying challenge - here in Ontario, many people in poverty are going hungry today.
Sun Life Financial welcomes milestone reached at Finance Ministers' pension meeting
TORONTO - Sun Life Financial Inc. welcomes the outcome of the Finance Ministers' meeting, which concluded in Kananaskis, Alberta.
SunOpta Announces Amended Credit Facility Extends Long-Term Debt Facilities Through October 2012
TORONTO - SunOpta Inc., a leading global company focused on natural, organic and specialty foods and natural health products announced that the Company has successfully entered into an amended and restated credit agreement to refinance long-term debt of $33.2 million, with non-revolving term debt facilities of $30 million and an increase of $5 million in revolving facilities.
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