As globalization and technological advances bring us hurtling towards a new integrated future, Ian Goldin warns that not all people may benefit equally. But, he says, if we can recognize this danger, we might yet realize the possibility of improved life for everyone.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp is set to post a fourth straight quarter of losses this week, hit by weakness in its cellphone and video game operations, but other big-name rivals are expected to have managed a moderate earnings recovery.
Partnership brings new recognition for high school/CEGEP teachers in physics
Waterloo - The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) announced a new award to recognize the outstanding efforts of Canada’s physics teachers at the secondary school level. The CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics is intended to recognize excellence in teaching physics in Canadian high schools or CEGEPs and to further encourage and promote physics at this level in Canada.
EDMONTON - The gender difference between men and women is a lot smaller than we've been led to believe when it comes to heart attack symptoms, according to a new study presented to the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2009, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch bancassurer ING Group NV will split in two, shrinking itself into a smaller Europe-focused bank, in the most striking example yet of the deep changes the EU wants to force on banks that received state aid.
NEW YORK - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. announced that The NASDAQ Stock Market(R) captured a total of 33 new listings in the third quarter, highlighted by 12 IPOs including Avago Technologies, a leading designer, developer and global supplier of analog semiconductor devices, and lithium-ion battery producer A123 Systems (Nasdaq:AONE).
Kingston - A new home for the School of Medicine moved a step closer today when government dignitaries (including two Queen's graduates and a former faculty member) helped university representatives shift earth with a backhoe at the $77-million building's official groundbreaking.
Toronto Thursday night, at the 2009 Outstanding Retailer Awards ceremony held in Toronto, Home Hardware Dealer-Owners won three of the six prestigious awards presented by Hardware Merchandising Magazine.
Kitchener - MTE Consultants Inc. (MTE) is pleased to announce that it has acquired McNeil Surveying Ltd. (McNeil) of Stratford. McNeil is a land surveying company offering Ontario Land Survey (OLS) services throughout southwestern Ontario.
Ottawa Canada’s Transport Minister John Baird and the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) announced the winners of the 2009 Canadian Transportation Awards, recognizing leadership, excellence and achievement in the transportation sector.
London - Leading scientists can have a profound effect on future life choices of students from high school to PhD level. So, as part of receiving a 2009 Canada Gairdner International Award, Dr. Richard Losick will share his research and his love of science with students and the general public on Monday, October 26 at The University of Western Ontario.
Long term tax rate declines halted in Europe and Latin America With Many governments making active moves to boost indirect taxes
Saudi Arabia - An urgent need for more revenue is pushing many governments into active moves to increase the tax take from indirect taxes, and a worldwide broadening of the tax base for corporate income taxes, KPMG International’s latest annual survey of tax rates affecting business has found. ____________________ Union
Ayr - The Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin has extended its registration deadline for this half-day conference. Recruiters, HR professionals and anyone who supervises employees won’t want to miss this professional development opportunity to understand how to get the best out of their workers.