Friday December 31, 2010
Craig Venter unveils "synthetic life"
||Craig Venter and team make a historic announcement: they've created the first fully functioning, reproducing cell controlled by synthetic DNA. He explains how they did it and why the achievement marks the beginning of a new era for science.
WATERLOO - As of the end of day Tuesday, the boom lift that was the source of the Swimplex construction accident last Thursday evening has been removed from the pool.
Honey bees fill Rotunda Gallery for January 2011
KITCHENER Stephanie Vegh’s imagination takes flight in the Rotunda Gallery’s January exhibit. Her “Age of Enlightenment” is a visual banquet of bees, books and history that spotlights one of the mysteries of our time: the decline of honey bees in our ecosystem.
Arts & Culture
Sensational Australian circus at River Run
GUELPH - River Run Centre presents CIRCA by Circa on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 2 pm as part of the Macquarie Music & More Series. CIRCA is a largescale production for seven performers, remixed from three of the Company’s most acclaimed works.
Scotiabank Offers Canadians Advice to Kick-Start their Finances in 2011
TORONTO - With the new year days away, resolutions are top-of-mind for Canadians. When making that yearly commitment to go to the gym or keep the house organized, Scotiabank encourages Canadians to also consider taking stock of their finances. Scotiabank offers financial advice on how to start 2011 on the right track.
CJFE reports that 87 journalists were killed worldwide in 2010
TORONTO - Canadian Journalists for Free Expression recorded the killings of 87 journalists in 2010 as journalists around the world continue to face great danger while carrying out their work.
SIZE Matters - Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds federal government on renewal of tobacco package health warnings
OTTAWA - The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada hailed the federal government's decision to renew tobacco package warnings.
Having Inflation is U.S. Government Policy…Here’s what you can do to assure your entity has growing, spendable cash flow, regardless of what the stock market or interest rates do
by Norman Barnett
Whether you are the trustee of a company’s pension fund or an organization’s endowment fund, you want to ensure it has the cash flow from your entity’s investment portfolio to fulfill its mission.
Never Give in to Fear
By Marti MacGibbon
Courage is not the absence of fear, it is resistance to fear. Courage is the conscious decision to move through the fear toward the objective. James holds a supervisory position at a medium-sized professional firm. He is frequently called upon to do presentations to staff and clients, but makes every effort to avoid these speaking opportunities.