In 4 minutes, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides a glimpse of the massive scientific effort behind the bold headlines on climate change, with her team -- one of thousands who contributed -- taking a risky flight over the rainforest in pursuit of data on a key molecule.
The Fearful, The Delighted and The Apocalyptic, among those identified by new Queen's School of Business research
KINGSTON - On-the-job employee behaviours in recessionary times can be grouped into seven categories, each with attendant challenges and distinct management requirements, according to new research from Queen's School of Business.
Kitchener - John Keating, Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge-based COM DEV International, has received the first-ever honourary degree awarded by Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.
Grand River Hospital Gets Additional Neonatal Intensive Care Beds Ontario is adding two neonatal intensive care beds at Grand River Hospital to ensure more newborns can get better access to intensive care closer to home. The beds are for babies that are born prematurely or at term with special medical needs and who require critical care. Ontario is adding 43 beds province-wide. ____________________ Health Innovation
A key impediment to becoming a global manufacturing hub is entrepreneurship and leadership
New Delhi, India Not only is India an IT superpower but it is also looking to find its place on the world stage in manufacturing, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry of India, told participants at one of the final sessions of the World Economic Forum’s Indian Economic Summit.
Site Warns Tipsters Contemplating Aiding Police in Exchange for a Reward
WASHINGTON - A new website for tipsters in Canadian criminal cases launched today. The website, www.canadianpolicereward.org, warns prospective tipsters about the risks of cooperating with Canadian police officials who offer rewards in exchange for information.
LONDON (Reuters) - Gold rose to record highs above $1,115 an ounce on Monday as the dollar slid to 15-month lows, with hopes for a global economic recovery and gains in equity markets boosting the appeal of higher-yielding currencies.
WATERLOO Don Drummond, senior vice-president and chief economist at TD Financial Group, will be the keynote speaker at “Economic Outlook 2010: What Comes After the Great Recession?” on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in Waterloo.
Tom owns his own small business. His type of company allows him ample "desk time" in his office. Tom is interested in news that affects his business directly, government policies that affect small businesses in general and he enjoys reading anything related to hot topics. Like most businesspeople, Tom gets his information via e-mail from various sources, particular Internet sites and certain TV news programs.
TORONTO - To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s transformational and contentious book, On the Origin of Species, York film Professor Seth Feldman, director of York’s Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, has produced his 26th documentary for CBC Radio’s "Ideas". In his series "The Evolution of Charles Darwin", broadcasting over four weeks starting Nov. 11, Feldman explores the life and ideas of the evolutionary and revolutionary scientist.
CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Mayor Doug Craig and members of the Community Foundation’s planning committee will kick off the official Random Act of Kindness day on Friday, November 13, 2009. It’s a day for Cambridge and North Dumfries residents to officially celebrate everyday kindnesses and to encourage others to pay it forward, particularly on that day.
Toronto In a large-scale cross-Canada survey to assess Canadians’ knowledge and behaviours regarding sodium intake, University of Alberta researchers Anna Farmer PhD, MPH, RD and Diana Mager PhD, RD found that the majority of Canadians believe they consume too much sodium, that most are aware that too much sodium can lead to health problems, but only half are actually doing something about it.
Majority of Employees Have Had Ideas Stolen at Work
TORONTO - According to a recent survey, there’s a common type of workplace theft -- and it has nothing to do with missing office supplies. Nearly six in 10 (58 per cent) employees interviewed said that a coworker has taken credit for their idea. Those who steal the limelight from their more deserving colleagues may get away with it, too: forty-one per cent of those who have had their ideas nabbed by coworkers revealed they did nothing in response.
"The World Bank on Tuesday said the Russian economy would contract 8.7 percent in 2009, worse than previously forecast, but predicted a modest recovery to growth of 3.2 percent in 2010.... The forecast is slightly more pessimistic than official predictions with President Dmitry Medvedev forecasting that GDP would shrink 7.5 percent this year.
OTTAWA - For tax years ending after 2009, it will be mandatory for corporations with gross revenues exceeding $1 million to file their T2 corporation returns via the Internet. It is important to note that penalties will be applied to tax years ending after 2010 if you do not file your T2 corporation return using the Internet.
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