Where does creative inspiration spring from? At TEDIndia, Hollywood/Bollywood director Shekhar Kapur ("Elizabeth," "Mr. India") pinpoints his source of creativity: sheer, utter panic. He shares a powerful way to unleash your inner storyteller.
- Confirms 2009 results
- Updates estimates for Adjusted Earnings from Operations
- Updates progress on hedging
TORONTO - Manulife Financial Corporation has filed its 2009 audited annual financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2009 and related MD&A with securities regulators, including with the Canadian Securities Administrators and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Form 40-F.
WATERLOO The Laurier Muslim Studies Option program will screen the documentary The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan, a Torch for Peace March 25. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director T.C. McLuhan.
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants publishes “20 Questions” boards should ask
TORONTO - A not-for-profit organization should choose its board members with as much care as a well-run company, says the lead author of a new guide that offers advice on finding, training and evaluating directors.
Waterloo Jorge Domínguez, a leading Latin American scholar at Harvard University, will give a talk at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on March 26, as part of the International Governance Speakers Series.
Hamilton - Everyone knows that when it comes to business, it can sometimes be who you know rather than what you know. But what if you have been tucked away in grad school for the past five years? Who do you know? Chances are that the professional contacts graduate students have outside of academia, regardless of discipline, are few and far between.
Kitchener - On March 19, MTE Consultants Inc. (MTE) officially launched an endowment fund supporting five engineering technology awards at Conestoga College. Conestoga President John Tibbits was present at MTE’s Kitchener office for the official signing of the agreement by MTE’s President Greg Marks and Vice-President Angelo Innocente.
Guelph - University of Guelph student Samantha Smith-Moskal knows first-hand what it's like to battle cancer. At this time last year, she was still dealing with some severe side effects of her fight against acute promyelocytic leukemia. But this month, she will join with others from U of G and raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society during Relay for Life March 27 and 28.
$2.4 million endowment announced to provide financial aid to students
Oshawa - As part of the March 18 open house in Oshawa, Trent University unveiled a sign at its new Oshawa Thornton Road campus and announced a generous $1.2 million bequest that will provide direct financial support to students.
Waterloo Region - On March 24, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. 2:30 p.m. a Community Forum will be held at Luther Village Sunshine Centre, Great Hall. Immigrants, refugees, representatives from education, government, business, community service providers, non-government funders and the general public will come together as presentations are given and information is shared about strategic priorities and the vision for a proposed LIPC structure for Waterloo Region.
Toronto - University of Toronto medieval historian Nicholas Everett and Walid Saleh, a scholar of religion and Near and Middle Eastern civilizations, have each been selected to receive a highly competitive New Directions Fellowship from the Mellon Foundation to pursue cross-disciplinary research. It is the first time the fellowships, created in 2002, have been awarded outside of the United States.
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