Vinay Venkatraman: “Technology crafts” for the digitally underserved
||Two-thirds of the world may not have access to the latest smartphone, but local electronic shops are adept at fixing older tech using low-cost parts.
New Medical Centre to be Built in Kitchener-Waterloo
Waterloo - New construction has commenced on the Medical Centre at The Boardwalk, a four-storey building totaling 80,000 square feet. Designed by A. Baldassarra Architects, it is located at the north end of The Boardwalk’s 90-acre site. The building tender has been awarded to Melloul-Blamey Construction for fall 2013 completion.
How To Write A Happy Ending
By Joe Thomas
I can't even fathom the number of conversations I've had with new clients suffering from a severe case of "I Just Don't Get It!" disease. The stories of why they wrote their books or developed their products are all different, but the endings are the same: They're not selling diddly. Squat. Nada.
More than half of retired Canadians carrying debt
While retired Canadians carry less debt than the rest of the country they are less likely to make extra payments, which can lead to higher interest costs over time
TORONTO - A new poll conducted by Harris/Decima reveals that nearly 60 percent of retired Canadians hold some form of debt. Although retired Canadians hold less debt than those still working, they are also less likely to be taking steps to accelerate their debt repayment. This suggests that retired Canadians may carry debt for longer than they anticipated in retirement, incurring higher interest costs and affecting cash flow.
Scientists call for increased surveillance as study assessing HIV drug resistance shows rising rates in some areas of Africa
New research suggests that drug-resistant HIV has been increasing in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa since the roll-out of antiretroviral therapy (ART) nearly a decade ago.
Home Grown Rock & Roll
Helix headlines Rock and Rumble on July 28
KITCHENER They might be wearing White Lace and Black Leather, and roaring in on Wheels of Thunder. There’s No Rest for the Wicked, as Kitchener rockers, Helix, headline this year’s Rock and Rumble motorcycle show on Saturday, July 28 from 1-6 p.m.