Fifty percent of traffic accidents happen at intersections. Gary Lauder shares a brilliant and cheap idea for helping drivers move along smoothly: a new traffic sign that combines the properties of "Stop" and "Yield" -- and asks drivers to be polite.
San Francisco - Executives from the Ontario Technology Corridor are attending the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2010) in San Francisco to show digital entertainment companies that Ontario is the best place in North America to expand or relocate their businesses. The Canadian province offers a deep talent pool, strong and stable economy, and targeted incentives.
Ottawa - Leading vision researchers from Canada and the U.S. are embarking on a five-year, $1.4M collaborative project to develop a new gene therapy to prevent blindness due to retinal diseases. Canada’s largest private charity for vision research, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, is partnering with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to fund the program.
World Trade Organization - “The G20 rich and emerging countries have been broadly successful in holding protectionist pressures in check in recent months but must remain vigilant, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said in a report on Monday.
Kitchener/Waterloo On February 26th, 2010, Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty celebrated their 25th Anniversary by holding a spectacular Fundraising Gala benefitting Habitat for Humanity that will change the life of a local family, turning their dream of home ownership into a reality.
Waterloo The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation along with the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation have been named silver award winners for excellence in communications by the 2010 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program.
Queen’s University Faculty of Law will host Canada’s first virtual law conference on March 18.
Kingston - Roughly 20 academics from Canada, the U.S. and around the world will gather at the Queen’s Faculty of Education Island in the virtual world of Second Life to discuss the relationship between law and technology.
GUELPH - Co-operators Financial Services Limited (CFSL) announced today that it has completed an offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount 5.778% Senior Unsecured Debentures due 2020 by way of a private placement, pursuant to certain exemptions from the prospectus requirements of applicable securities laws of the provinces of Canada.