Waterloo They’ve come from 17 countries around the world, and though they may speak different languages at home, here in Waterloo, they all speak physics, all the time. These 28 outstanding physics graduate students have converged on Waterloo to attend Perimeter Scholars International (PSI), an innovative and intensive 10-month masters-level course being held at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in partnership with the University of Waterloo. ____________________ Partnership Announcment
Waterloo - Maplesoft and Perimeter Institute have announced a significant partnership that will have impact not just for the region of Kitchener-Waterloo, but also on scientists and researchers around the world.
STRATFORD Some 190 delegates met in Chatham-Kent at Southwest Economic Alliance (SWEA) 4th Annual Conference “Reinventing the Wheel: Building the Foundation for Economic Prosperity” to discuss future steps for transforming the economy of the region. Central to that transformation is the recent launch of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
Kingston -A new commercialization model that transforms green chemistry discoveries into real-world products and industrial technologies for reducing harm to the environment has received a major vote of confidence from the Ontario government.
WATERLOO - Researchers and the public can access the entire water management history of the Grand River Conservation Authority with the donation of the GRCA papers to the University of Waterloo library.
YMCA Peace Medallions recognize positive social change Hope exists in people who inspire peace
Waterloo Region The YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo each seek nominations of individuals and groups who are making a difference in our neighbourhoods, schools, workplaces, and communities or across the world.
EDMONTON Super Channel, Canada’s only national pay television network, is pleased with last weeks CRTC ruling confirming their complaint that Rogers has been undermining the network’s growth by abusing their position as gatekeeper to one of the country’s largest group of potential subscribers.
LONDON - CAW Local 88 members employed at CAMI in Ingersoll, Ontario have ratified a new contract by nearly two thirds. Production workers approved the contract by 61 per cent, while Skilled Trades workers ratified the deal by 89 per cent. ____________________ Financial
Funds appeal to customers looking for simple solutions for workplace retirement savings plans
TORONTO - In just four years of offering lifecycle target date funds to Canadian employers and employees, the combined assets of target date funds available to group plans administered by Sun Life Financial are now more than $1 billion.
Waterloo - Cinematheque Waterloo’s fall programming continues with a screening of Akira Kurosawa’s mesmerizing 1950 classic Rashomon. In keeping with the local film group’s goal of presenting motion pictures as they were intended to be seen on quality 35mm prints and on the big screen
Kitchener On Thursday, October 1, 2009, from 7:30 am 9:00 am, Bruce Poon Tip, Founder and CEO of Gap Adventures, will speak at a Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast Series event.
Passengers can view Mount Everest from their aircraft
BEIJING - Air China has seen a huge increase in Chinese tourists visiting Nepal. There are now 70 times more Chinese tourists visiting the country than in 2002, the year that Nepal became a tourist destination for Chinese people.
CHICAGO -- CSCMP Annual Conference -- Descartes Systems Group announced that Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has selected Descartes' GF-X Exchange and Descartes CargoBooker to provide its customers with the option to electronically book air cargo shipments.
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