Accommodations
Convention Meeting Space
Dining
Golfing
Shopping
Special Events

____________________________________________________________________________________________

Tuesday December 21,2010
____________________
Ted Talks

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.

____________________
Customs Security

Air Canada Selects Descartes for European Customs Security Filings

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.

____________________
Celebration

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.

____________________
Holiday Safety

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.

____________________
Awards

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.

____________________
Paleontology

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.

____________________
Aquisition

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.

____________________
Wildlife Census

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.

____________________
Healthcare

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.

____________________
Poverty

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.

____________________
Retirement

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.

____________________
Refinancing

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.

*Note: To review previous days go to Weekday tab at top of page.


 

Visitor Centre
Visitor Events
Stock Reports
Weather
Privacy Policy

Subscription Information

Current Issue: January/February 2011

Receive Exchange direct to your desktop.
Find out more by clicking on the below cover









Contact Information:

Publisher:
Exchange Business Communication Inc.
Waterloo, Ontario
, Canada

Editor-in-Chief
Jon Rohr
editor@exchangemagazine.com

Account Manager
John Hobin

Administration & Sales Support
Wanda Jackson
advertise@exchangemagazine.com

Submit press release to pressrelease@exchangemagazine.com - Content published on this site represents the opinion of the individual or organization and/or source provider. ExchangeMagazine.com is non-partisian online economic development journal. Privacy Policy. Copyright of Exchange produced editorial is the copyright of Exchange Business Communications Inc. 2010/*.*. Additional editorials, comments and releases are copyright of respective source(s).