Nicole Paris and Ed Cage: A beatboxing lesson from a father-daughter duo
Nicole Paris was raised to be a beatboxer when she was young, her father, Ed Cage, used to beatbox her to sleep at night. Now the duo is known for their beatbox battles and jam sessions, which mix classic rap beats with electronic dance sounds. Prepare yourself for a bit of a hip-hop history lesson, and enjoy the show. Father-daughter beatboxing duo Nicole Paris and Ed Cage mix beats across generations. Nicole Paris, a beatbox artist and musician, gained notoriety and millions of fans when a YouTube battle against her mentor and father, Ed Cage, went viral within hours of its release.
Canadian and U.S. Governments Must Reject TPP say Steelworkers
Toronto - Canadian and U.S. leaders of the United Steelworkers (USW), North America's largest industrial union, are calling on the governments of both countries to reject the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
Horizon Utilities donates truck to Conestoga College Powerline Technician program
Ontario utility compnay makes gift-in-kind donation for Powerline Technician training in Ingersoll
Hamilton / St. Catharines / Kitchener Horizon Utilities is embracing the spirit of giving this holiday season by making a donation of a bucket truck to Conestoga College.
Adoption of Technology
Survey of Advanced Technology from 2014
Ottawa - Adoption of advanced technology in more than 6 in 10 enterprises in industries covered by the 2014 Survey of Advanced Technology used at least one technology identified as 'advanced.' The utilities sector had the highest rate of adoption of advanced technology, with three in four enterprises adopting at least one advanced technology.
Ontario Releases Renewed Mineral Development Strategy
Province Attracting Investment in Ontario’s Minerals Sector
Queens Park - Ontario has released a renewed Mineral Development Strategy that provides a 10-year vision to position Ontario as the global leader in sustainable mineral development.
Manulife awards $10,000 at FinTech Hackathon
Winning idea looks to reward customers for good banking habits
The team known as 7 Deadly Hacks received a $10,000 prize from Manulife for creating an innovative banking concept
Toronto - Manulife hosted its first public hackathon on Dec. 1 and 2, a 48-hour event held at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, involving employees and members of the local tech community, working together to develop innovative financial technology concepts.
Minister of Science Wraps Up Successful Visit to Sweden
Ottawa - Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, met with her Swedish counterparts for the first time to discuss science matters of importance to both countries.
A Nations Value
Canada's international investment position, third quarter 2015
Ottawa - Canada's net foreign asset position increased $61.0 billion in the third quarter to reach $287.9 billion. The growth largely reflected the impact of a weaker Canadian dollar, which increased the value of Canada's international assets more than it raised the value of its liabilities.
World climate change agreement brings benefits for nature and people
Paris - The commitments enshrined in the new global climate change agreement must be translated into on-the-ground action to protect nature and communities across Canada to reach the ultimate goal of limiting global warming below 1.5 C, a target that will help protect vulnerable regions, particularly the Arctic.
Time for New Tech?
Outdated Computer Systems Play Havoc With The Bottom Line
Assessing Technology Needs Can Help Businesses Stay Competitive, Says Tech Company President
One of the greatest characteristics of computer technology also can be problematic. It’s ever-evolving. While that’s exciting for techies, it can be a headache for business leaders, whether they are corporate executives or small business owners.
Annual wholesale trade, 2013
Ottawa - Canadian wholesalers reported $972 billion in operating revenue and $118 billion in operating expenses in 2013, which resulted in an operating profit margin of 3.9%.
They're called Brands not Blands
By Alan Quarry
Ever notice how many brands you don’t notice? Well, there are millions of them. Literally. And in this glutted brandscape, the wallflowers seem to be satisfied to just hang around hoping that maybe, just maybe, some busy buyer will ask them to dance.
Canada plays instrumental role in reaching historic climate agreement
Paris, France - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, issued the following statement to mark the conclusion of the Paris Climate Conference: "Today is a historic day and it gives me great pride that Canada, alongside the countries of the world has reached an ambitious and balanced agreement to fight climate change. I am proud of our team of negotiators, whoon behalf of Canadiansworked tirelessly over the past two weeks.
COP-21 - US Perspective
Heartland Institute’s Comments on ‘Paris Agreement’ at COP-21 Climate Conference
Agreement puts ‘international wealth transfers’ over ‘sound science; U.S. Senate should reject
ESSEN, GERMANY The United Nations released on Friday the final “draft” of the “Adoption of the Paris Agreement, the end result of a climate conference called COP-21 that ran from November 30 through December 12. The agreement states “deep reductions in global emissions” of carbon dioxide are necessary to prevent the “potentially irreversible threat to humankind” of climate change.