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Passionate Career

Scott Dinsmore: How to find work you love

Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it. Scott Dinsmore founded Live Your Legend, a career and connection platform to inspire people to find their passion.


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Forum Environment

Three proposals for national action on climate change

Kitchener - With residences contributing 22 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Waterloo Region, any party forming the next federal government must help Canadian homeowners reduce their energy use. Too many homes are also not prepared for extreme weather that is occurring with increasing frequency and magnitude. So REEP Green Solutions is proposing three actions to effectively address climate change.

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Expansion

Ontario Bolsters Automotive Sector

Province Partnering with Ontario Drive & Gear to Expand and Create Jobs

New Hamburg - Ontario is partnering with Ontario Drive & Gear to upgrade and expand the company’s New Hamburg plant, creating 35 new jobs and retaining 117 positions over four years.

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Travel

Travel between Canada and other countries, July 2015

Travel from the United States to Canada declined 1.5% in July

Travel between Canada and overseas countries reached record highs in July. Residents of overseas countries made 473,000 trips to Canada in July, up 2.5% from June and the highest figure since record keeping began in 1972.

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Selling ontario's Energy

Ontario Moving Ahead With Broadening Ownership of Hydro One

Preliminary Prospectus Filed With the Ontario Securities Commission

Queens Park - Ontario is moving ahead with its plan to broaden the ownership of Hydro One, in order to support the single largest investment in transit and transportation infrastructure in the province’s history, along with actions to strengthen Hydro One’s performance, customer service and system reliability.

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Prices

Consumer Price Index, August 2015

Ottawa - The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.3% in the 12 months to August, matching the increase in July. Lower energy prices continued to moderate the year-over-year rise in the CPI, led by the gasoline index, which was down 12.6% year over year in August.

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AI

Researchers at Western University hope to use artificial intelligence to improve breast cancer patient outcomes

London - Western University researchers are working on a way to use artificial intelligence to predict a patient’s response to two common chemotherapy medications used to treat breast cancer – paclitaxel and gemcitabine.

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Advertising

Advertising and related services, 2013

Ottawa - The advertising, public relations and related services industry group reported $7.5 billion in operating revenue and $6.6 billion in operating expenses in 2013, resulting in an operating profit margin of 12.0%.


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Selling Ontario's Energy

Hydro One Files Preliminary Prospectus in Canada for Secondary Offering of Common Shares by the Province of Ontario

Toronto - Hydro One Inc. announced Friday that Hydro One Limited (collectively with Hydro One Inc., "Hydro One"), has filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories in Canada, and a receipt has been issued by such regulatory authorities, in respect of the proposed secondary offering (the "offering") of common shares of Hydro One Limited by the Province of Ontario (the "Province"). Hydro One Limited was incorporated on August 31, 2015 and is currently wholly-owned by the Province. Prior to completion of the offering, it is expected that Hydro One Limited will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Hydro One Inc. from the Province.

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Funding

Ontario Expands Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Waterloo Region

Province Increases Annual Funding for Sexual Assault Centres by $1.75 Million

Waterloo Region - Starting this year, the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region is receiving $29,775.01 in new funding to enhance the services they offer to survivors of sexual violence.

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Personal Health

You are a Human Vitamin D Factory

Ramp up your production with sun exposure

Toronto — The importance of natural sunlight to human life cannot be understated. It sustains everything we eat, plant or animal. It helps boost our mood. And it is vital for human health, building strong, healthy bones and helping stave off a roster of debilitating and fatal diseases.

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Federal Election

Candidate Gord Miller Boosts Waterloo Campaign

Waterloo – The Regional team of the Green Party of Waterloo, welcomed Gord Miller, former Environmental Commissioner for Ontario, who joined local green party candidates from across the region for a casual evening at DVLB in Waterloo. Mr. Miller discussed the benefits of working together and highlighted why more Green representatives are needed in Parliament.



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