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Easter Monday April 9, 2012

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Ted Talks

Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth

A skyrocketing demand for food means that agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction. At TEDxTC Jonathan Foley shows why we desperately need the begin "terraculture" -- farming for the whole planet.

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Guest Column

Keeping an Intergenerational Office Copacetic
By Esther Francis Joseph

Today’s complicated office structure is made up of several different generations of employees, yet there are two that can be radically different: Baby Boomers (approaching retirement; born between 1946 and 1964) and Millennials (entering the workforce; between the ages of 18 to 30).

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Guest Coloumn

Hiring: Do It the Steve Jobs Way
by Patrick Valtin

Jim was the perfect candidate with many years of solid experience as a professional sales rep and had an obvious talent of persuasion and communication skills. But the hiring manager had some strong reservations during the interview. Jim’s strong focus on results ‘right now’ and a certain aggressiveness that could probably overwhelm or upset clients were some of the weaknesses he was concerned about.

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Awareness Month

Laurier and Parkinson Society mark World Parkinson’s Day with event at research centre

WATERLOO – A colourful event featuring a “human tulip” made up of 150 Parkinson’s supporters carrying red and white balloons will be held at Wilfrid Laurier University April 10 to mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

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Art & Science

ART AND SCIENCE COLLIDE THROUGH EMILY CARR /TRIUMF COLLABORATION

Inaugural Exhibition Launches at Science World at Telus World of Science

Vancouver, BC - Science and art are often thought of as being at the opposite ends of the spectrum. A new exhibition that showcases work created by Emily Carr students and alumni who have been working with researchers at TRIUMF, Canada’s national lab for particle and nuclear physics, disproves just that.

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Guest Column

Leading with Honor—Do You Have What It Takes?
By Lee Ellis

Are you alarmed by the frequency of ethical scandals in recent years? No doubt, you have seen the headlines about Wall Street greed, but ethical problems are just as prevalent on Main Street where bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and business owners violate the trust that others have placed in them.

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Pre Game Cheer

Harlem Globetrotters spread goodwill throughout Kitchener on April 10

Hall of Fame Team set to play big game at The Aud on April 12

KITCHENER – Now in his 10th season with the Harlem Globetrotters, Buckets Blakes will bring goodwill to the Kitchener area on Tuesday, April 10 in advance of the team’s upcoming game at The Aud on April 12.


 
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