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International Development Week: How Are You Making a Difference?

FCM International’s Canadian municipal experts and overseas partners are at the heart of our local government development cooperation efforts. They bring lif…

Sutherland Secondary School International Development Week Profile 2012

This Student Leadership Council in North Vancouver is working to improve the lives of children in Nepal.
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The Global Dialogue Podcast, Ep. 2: International Development Week

The Global Dialogue is a series of discussions about news and events shaking the world, hosted by Marwa Siam-Abdou and Trinh Theresa Do. This week’s talk is …

Film 5/5: On the 14th June 2012 Arup hosted the exhibition and award ceremony for the ‘Resilient Cities’ competition, run in partnership with Engineers Witho…

BORDENTOWN JOTTINGS: Week of June 2

BORDENTOWN JOTTINGS: Week of June 2
Please send items for this column to bwolfe@centraljersey.com with the words âBordentown Jottingsâ in the subject line.
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Adobe offers discount to woo Final Cut Pro converts
Adobe has fired another shot over Apple’s bow. The company today announced its Switcher Program, which will allow those who have purchased Apple’s Final Cut Pro (or Avid Media Composer) to receive a 50 percent discount on Creative Suite CS 5.5 Production Premium or Premiere Pro CS 5.5. “We’re hearing from video professionals that they want pro level tools that address cutting edge work but also …
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The Local Buzz: Grebbien takes on new Parsons role
Parsons Corp. has announced the appointment of Virginia Grebbien as president of Parsons Water & Infrastructure Inc., a primary business unit of the company.
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SLEEPING CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD and READY FOR BED WEEK 2008 (P4A)

5 Year old Sophia would like you to help this great Canadian charity, Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW), which has been handing out bed kits to children around the world. Each bed kit costs and 100% of the money goes to the items in the bed kit. The charity is all run by volunteers and have no admin fees. It would make a great gift for someone. It’s Bed Week! By visiting www.ReadyForBedWeek.com and downloading the free kids Reward chart, Worlds Apart will fund a bed kit for every 100 unique downloads! Ends NOVEMBER 1st so do it now please Thank you to Mr. Van der Veen at www.SCAW.org. For appearing in the video and for use of the clips. Ready For Bed Week 2009 October 25th – October 31st. For every 100 reward charts that are downloaded, Worlds Apart will fund a much-needed bed kit for a child in an undeveloped or developing country. There is an international charity called Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) that works specifically to provide bed kits for these children as, sadly, there are many children in the world who do not have a comfortable place to sleep. You can find out more information at SCAWs website www.scaw.org. PLease buy a bed kit from SCAW for dollars and/or click on this link readyforbedweek.com to download the rewards chart and help Worlds Apart reach their goal of buying 100 bedkits from SCAW! DO IT NOW!! We were not paid to make this video. Sophia volunteered to help Worlds Apart and SCAW, as she is learning there are kids around
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Anna Coote, new economics: why we should work a 21 hr week 2/2

Panel on the new economics foundation’s report, “21 Hours.” By decreasing the standard working week, we could potentially expand employment, create a knowledge based economy, and create a stakeholder public-resource economy. Chaired by the Rt Hon David Lammy, MP for Tottenham. 12 June 2010, IoE University of London, Compass Conference. part 2/2

Anna Coote, new economics: why we should work a 21 hr week 1/2

Panel on the new economics foundation’s report, “21 Hours.” By decreasing the standard working week, we could potentially expand employment, create a knowledge based economy, and create a stakeholder public-resource economy. Chaired by the Rt Hon David Lammy, MP for Tottenham. 12 June 2010, IoE University of London, Compass Conference.
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Business Calendar for week of Dec. 20

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Green Business Development
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While out last night, I got to talking with a woman who is in the PSU Community Development program and her husband. We discussed business cards and I talked about this tongue-in-cheek card that I made.
I had been noticing more and more green washing going on in both local and national advertising. This card is ment to call attention to that trend and inspire a critical view of it.
The wedded couple seemed to think it was actually very marketable card design.
What do you folks think?

Business Calendar for week of Dec. 20
Business Calendar for week of Dec. 20
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BAE Systems Announces Development of HybriDrive Parallel Propulsion System for Trucks
JOHNSON CITY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems, a leading developer and producer of hybrid electric technologies, is developing a parallel hybrid propulsion system designed for medium and heavy duty truck applications. The parallel system is the latest version of the company’s HybriDrive® green propulsion system. The HybriDrive series propulsion system – currently in service on more than 3,000 …
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Awards for Good Sam’s cardiovascular institute
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UAE Ministry Of Economy To Introduce Array Of E-Services At Gitex Technology Week 2010

UAE Ministry Of Economy To Introduce Array Of E-Services At Gitex Technology Week 2010
As investments in technology continue to be at the forefront of national government policy, the UAE Ministry of Economy will premiere a new range of e-Services at this year’s GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2010 to be held from October 17 to 21 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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Muskegon County road work schedule for the week of Sept. 6, 2010

Muskegon County road work schedule for the week of Sept. 6, 2010
Road work project schedules may be altered by weather.

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