John Shackleton to Retire After 13 Years of Executive Leadership
WATERLOO - Open Text (TM) Corporation announced that Mark Barrenechea has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Open Text Corporation as of January 2, 2012 . Current President and Chief Executive Officer John Shackleton will retire from his executive role and from the OpenText board of directors as of January 2, 2012 .
GUELPH - Students across Canada are showing their campuses and their communities that change begins on the local level when it comes to sustainability. Eighteen student leaders participating in IMPACT!
Kitchener The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (KWCF) is proud to announce that it has received over $1 million in donations over the last month. The most significant of those donations, approximating $825,000, was received from the Vermont Community Foundation on behalf of The Landmann Family Fund and Kathleen and Gerald Bissett.
Startford - The print media industry is going through a huge transformation. Digital media technologies have enabled readers to access information instantaneously. And the growing popularity of social media is turning online users into news content contributors and curators.
Stratford - In September of this year, Cisco released the results of a global study of 1,441 college students, and 1,412 Young Professionals (between the ages of 18 - 29) entitled "The Cisco Connected World Technology Report."
Stratford - On January 25-26, 2012, a group of selected CDMN partner start-ups will head to the DX3 Canada tradeshow at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre to showcase their businesses and gain media and market exposure at the “Intertainment Media Incubation Zone” (IMIZ).
WATERLOO REGION Family Fun Week at the Waterloo Region Museum takes place the first week in January from Monday, Jan. 2 to Saturday, Jan. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ottawa A Carleton economics professor, along with her colleagues, was recently honoured with an EPPY Award for her work on a groundbreaking business and economics blog. Frances Woolley blogs for the Globe and Mail’s Economy Lab , which is part of the Globe’s Report on Business. The site took the award for Best Business Blog (with one million unique monthly visitors and over).
New paper quantifies massive benefits to GDP, job growth and government revenue of creating more pipeline capacity for Canadian oil
CALGARY - The current Keystone XL pipeline stalemate has been an impetus for discussion of what Canada could gain from oil market diversification. Yet the complete economic benefits of additional pipelines for Alberta crude have not been accurately measured to date.
KING CITY - The Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act (the Act), passed December 14, 2001, was enacted to control the aggressive urban sprawl of the mid-to-late eighties that threatened the fragile hydrogeology, geomorphology and ecology of the Oak Ridges Moraine - a source of drinking water for millions of people.
Stratford - CDMN Canada 3.0 Digital Media Forum on April 24 to 25, 2012 in Stratford, Ontario. Be part of the conversation about Canada’s digital future, and meet with academics, entrepreneurs, government and industry representatives.
KITCHENER The city’s arenas and local Tim Hortons restaurant owners are celebrating the magic of the holiday season with free holiday skating. Over the holiday season, local Tim Hortons are hosting free skate times at arenas in Kitchener and Waterloo.
Kitchener - John Milloy, MPP for Kitchener Centre, will be joined Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. by Bruce McCuaig, CEO of Metrolinx and Gary McNeil, President of GO Transit, to welcome community members to ride the GO Train for free between Kitchener and Guelph. Citizens are to meet at Kitchener Rail Station (corner of Victoria and Weber) 126 Weber St. West.