We worry that IM, texting, Facebook are spoiling human intimacy, but Stefana Broadbent's research shows how communication tech is capable of cultivating deeper relationships, bringing love across barriers like distance and workplace rules.
Ottawa Small to medium-sized companies involved in the development of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) were given a boost November 2, 2009 with the announcement of $2.1 million in funding to accelerate the commercialization of first-of-their-kind technologies.
Ontario Trillium Foundation to honour organizations for exceptional projects
Waterloo Region - The Ontario Trillium Foundation today named Foodlink Waterloo Region as one of the winners of the prestigious 2009 Great Grants Awards. The awards recognize charitable and not-for-profit organizations that have had an exceptional impact in their communities.
Ottawa The following is the Simon Reisman Lecture by Pascal Lamy, director-general of the World Trade Organization. The title is Climate First, Trade Second: GATTzilla is Long Gone. The talk was delivered to a packed house at Carlton University on November 2, 2009.
Kitchener - Starting with the Doon Campus, G.R.E.E.N., the Greater Recycling Environmental Education Network,” has implemented a new waste diversion program in classrooms, heading, in due time, to the campuses at Waterloo and Guelph. Conestoga College, are a trend-setter because this system will permit us to pre-sort waste items for more efficient disposal and recycling.
TORONTO - The Ontario Physiotherapy Association (OPA), which represents over 4, 800 practising physiotherapists and physiotherapy students in Ontario, has been deeply engaged in consultations with the Ontario government on its auto insurance strategy over the past year and sees reasons for optimism in this morning's announcement, but also some concerns.
TORONTO - After seven consecutive months of broadly based gains, Canadian investment funds that focus on equities posted negative returns in October, as the markets showed signs that the recovery may be winding down.
Waterloo/St. Catherines - The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies (LCMSDS), together with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment and the history departments at Brock University and the University of Waterloo, are hosting the third annual symposium on “Niagara's Military Past & Present.”
London - He was the first to predict the popular anti-inflammatory drug, Vioxx would increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks, and it was his discovery that led to the adoption of low dose aspirin for every day cardio-protection.
Credit Education Week Canada aims to help couples get their finances under control
TORONTO - Whoever holds the purse strings in the family better be on their guard as a new survey commissioned by Credit Canada and Capital One Canada found that those who do not control the money in the household are 55% more likely to hide debt from their spouse.
Toronto - Innovation and leadership in the pension world is the theme of the third issue of a pension management journal from the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. The Fall 2009 issue of the Rotman International Journal of Pension Management offers advice from industry practitioners and academics on how the pension industry can be more innovative, and hence more effective and efficient.
Canada - Winter is just around the corner and rather than staying inside this winter the Canadian Ski Council encourages you to get out and have fun hitting the slopes! Skiing and snowboarding are some of Canada's most popular winter sports and one of the best ways to stay active this winter.
Casually elegant dining room and tranquil day spa complete offerings at premiere private residence club
Bracebridge - Touchstone on Lake Muskoka is pleased to announce the completion of its latest phase of construction with the highly anticipated opening of Taste Restaurant and Touch Spa. The restaurant and spa complete the many full service amenities that define Touchstone's private residence club experience, offering guests and owners the opportunity to enjoy the property year-round.