Monday March 7, 2011
Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian revolution
||Wael Ghonim is the Google executive who helped jumpstart Egypt's democratic revolution with a Facebook page memorializing a victim of the regime's violence. He tells the inside story of the past two months, when everyday Egyptians showed that "the power of the people is stronger than the people in power."
More Full-Day Kindergarten Coming To Waterloo Region
Program Expanded By 38 More Local Schools
Waterloo - About 5,332 Waterloo Region four- and five-year-olds will benefit from full-day kindergarten in September 2012. By fall 2012, more than 60 local schools will start to offer full-day kindergarten.
Celebrate Ontario Helps Festivals And Events In Waterloo Region
Canada's Government Supports Tourism And Family Fun In The Region
Waterloo - Ontario is helping festivals and events in Waterloo Region to boost tourism, generate economic activity, welcome new visitors to the region, and support and create new local jobs.
“Designing Diva’s fundraising event
WATERLOO - Mark your calendars for Saturday April 2, 2010 for the “Designing Diva’s fundraising event, at Ecole Secondaire Pere-Rene-De-Galinee, 450 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario
Kitchener-Waterloo families are a priority for the Liberal Party of Canada
KITCHENER The Liberal Party of Canada is focused on the priorities of Canadian families in the next federal budget, Liberal MPs and candidates said. “We were asking people from the Kitchener-Waterloo area to consider whose side they think their government should be on,” said Liberal Human Resources and Skills Development Critic Mike Savage.
Tree sampling will determine presence and extent of emerald ash borer in Kitchener
KITCHENER Following the emergence of emerald ash borer in Kitchener last summer, city staff will soon determine how far the quarantined tree pest has travelled in the city’s urban forests.
MPPs Witmer and Martiniuk Would Scrap Full-Day Kindergarten at 21 schools
Kitchener - The Ontario government announced that Full-Day Kindergarten is coming to 900 more schools across Ontario in September 2012, providing almost half of all four- and five-year olds in Ontario with the option to access to a full day of learning.
Grand River Conservation Authority High Water Safety Bulletin
Cambridge - Warm weather and rainfall will cause rivers to rise; ice jams possible The low pressure system moving into Ontario today has the potential for significant rainfall before the low moves out of the area Sunday.
Non-Profit & Private Sector Leaders Unveil Landmark Campaign to Transform Volunteerism in Canada
Unique Digital Tools Match Volunteers with Meaningful Opportunities
TORONTO - A national campaign aimed at enriching volunteer experiences for Canadians and strengthening the country's volunteer sector was launched by Volunteer Canada, the voice of volunteerism in Canada, and Manulife Financial, whose signature cause is to encourage volunteerism nationwide.
CAW Pursues Back Wages for La Chaumiere Retirement Home Workers
WINDSOR - A group of 38 workers at the La Chaumiere Retirement Residence in Lakeshore, Ontario will receive a portion of the back wages they are owed after the CAW took action through arbitration and in the courts to ensure they are paid.
Statscan - Municipalities issued building permits worth $5.4 billion in January, down 5.1% from December. Lower construction intentions, particularly for the residential sector in Ontario and the non-residential sector in Alberta and British Columbia, were behind the decline.