Long Bridge Inc. and IDT Systems Inc. Join Forces
Cambridge - Long Bridge Inc. a company specializing in the construction of custom electrical control panels, based in Cambridge announced a merger with IDT Systems Inc. also of Cambridge. The Long Bridge Management Team, consisting of John Milligan President, and Peter Beacock - General Manager, has been working with Brian Brohman President, and Mike Whitmore Vice President of IDT Systems Inc. and their teams to ensure a smooth transition of ownership and integration of these two companies.
Study says drugs could be developed cheaper and faster
Chemists at the University of Waterloo, SCIEX and Pfizer have discovered a new way to help the pharmaceutical industry identify and test new drugs, which could revolutionize drug development, and substantially reduce the cost and time drugs need to reach their market.
Region of Waterloo Council Info from February 22, 2017
Waterloo Region - Journey together funding to support indigenous programs; Waterloo Region Housing will address aging units; Region will install water saving devices during home water efficiency audits; Public art selected for ION stops; Region of Waterloo is continuing public consultation on Stage 2 ION.
Life expectancy set to increase in developed nations, potentially surpassing 90 years in some countries
Out of 35 developed nations, South Korea is likely to see the largest increase in life expectancy, with female life expectancy potentially surpassing 90 years; In 2030, UK life expectancy is estimated to reach 85.3 for women and 82.5 for men; and 83.3 for women and 79.5 for men in the USA
Life expectancies in developed countries are projected to continue increasing, with women’s life expectancy potentially surpassing 90 years old in South Korea by 2030, according to a study published in The Lancet.
Trinity United Church Pledges $50,000 in Matching Donations to HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre
Downtown Congregation Sees A Need And Steps Up: "The Community Needs To Come Together Around This"
Kitchener Yesterday, the Trinity United Church pledged to match up to $50,000 in donations to support the HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre. Trinity has agreed to match up to $50,000 in donations from individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations to HopeSpring Cancer Support Centre during their current fundraising drive ending on February 27th. Pledges can be made directly to HopeSpring by calling (519) 742-4673 or on their website at www.hopespring.ca.
Region of Waterloo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
Local 1883 ratify four year contract
Waterloo Region An agreement between the Region of Waterloo and CUPE Local 1883, representing the Region of Waterloo’s inside workers, has been ratified by the parties.
Canadian Broker Network appoints Mike Robinson as Chairman
Toronto - Canadian Broker Network ("CBN"), Canada's leading network of independent insurance brokers announced the appointment of Mike Robinson, President and CEO, PBL Insurance Limited as Chairman.
Tentative Agreement Reached
City of Cambridge and inside workers reach tentative agreement
Cambridge After approximately seven hours of negotiations yesterday, the City of Cambridge and CUPE Local 1882, representing inside workers, reached a tentative collective agreement. Full City services are expected to be restored on Friday.
Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood, according to landmark study
Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, many children exposed to severe early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early adulthood.
U of G Study Finds Instability, Serotonin in Melatonin Supplements
Most melatonin supplements sold over the counter do not contain the amount of the hormone listed on the label, and about 25 per cent contain unlabelled serotonin, according to new research from the University of Guelph.
Innovation, technology and sustainability - pillars of Smart Destinations
Over three days (15-17 February) more than 100 speakers from 20 countries convened in Murcia, Spain to present solutions and experiences for ‘smart destinations’. The 1st UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations was organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and the Digital Agenda of Spain and the Region of Murcia.
Moderate risk of flood in Grand River watershed this spring
Grand River Basin - The overall flood risk in the Grand River watershed this spring is moderate, with the highest potential for flooding from heavy rain on saturated or frozen ground and along the Lake Erie shoreline.