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Professor Warns Some Winnipeg Residents of Potential Soil Contamination Hazards
Professor Warns Some Winnipeg Residents of Potential Soil Contamination Hazards
9/20/2017 10:04:03 AM
In August, the  Winnipeg Free Press  published an article that has caught the attention of residents of Winnipeg, Manitoba. In the article, a university professor advises residents in some areas of the city to not eat vegetables from their gardens after high levels of several metals were found in soil tests.
TV Adaptations of THE HANDMAID’S TALE and BIG LITTLE LIES Win Multiple Major Emmy Awards
TV Adaptations of THE HANDMAID’S TALE and BIG LITTLE LIES Win Multiple Major Emmy Awards
9/20/2017 9:44:42 AM
Hit television series based on  Margaret Atwood’s  THE HANDMAID’S TALE  (Anchor) and  Liane Moriarty’s  BIG LITTLE LIES   (Berkley) won a combined 11 awards at the 69th annual  Emmy Awards  Sunday night, September 17, in Los Angeles.   The Handmaid’s Tale,  airing on Hulu, won in six categories:  Outstanding Drama Series; Lead Actress, Drama Series (Elisabeth Moss); …
French-led Global Pact for the Environment opportunity to strengthen momentum on climate action
French-led Global Pact for the Environment opportunity to strengthen momentum on climate action
9/20/2017 9:40:07 AM
 As climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation continue to impact the wellbeing of millions worldwide, the Global Pact for the Environment, presented by French President Emmanuel Macron at the UN General Assembly today, should enjoy the support of all world leaders, urges WWF.
Pearson and Save the Children launch new project to deliver effective quality education for Syrian refugees and local children affected by the Syrian conflict in Jordan
Pearson and Save the Children launch new project to deliver effective quality education for Syrian refugees and local children affected by the Syrian conflict in Jordan
9/20/2017 9:36:54 AM
 Pearson and Save the Children have extended their ‘Every Child Learning’ partnership to launch a new pilot education project in Jordan, in partnership with the Jordanian Ministry of Education.
National Geographic Announces Winners of Chasing Genius, Awards Four $25,000 Prizes to Turn Ideas into Catalyst for Change in The World
National Geographic Announces Winners of Chasing Genius, Awards Four $25,000 Prizes to Turn Ideas into Catalyst for Change in The World
9/20/2017 9:34:30 AM
In June 2017, National Geographic, as part of a partnership with GSK Consumer Healthcare, announced the launch of CHASING GENIUS, a groundbreaking digital initiative built on the premise that transformational ideas can come from anywhere, and from anyone.
Hirshhorn Announces “The Message: New Media Works”
Hirshhorn Announces “The Message: New Media Works”
9/20/2017 9:28:07 AM
This fall, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will present “The Message: New Media Works,” a new exhibition of five contemporary film and video installations that resonate with the voices of music, film and pop culture, on view Nov.
’Allianz Multinational’ bundles expertise for international Property & Casualty insurance solutions
’Allianz Multinational’ bundles expertise for international Property & Casualty insurance solutions
9/20/2017 6:59:54 AM
• Allianz expertise for multinational solutions is open to all companies regardless of size – from start-ups to large corporations • Also smaller firms have now access to best-practice solutions and risk management expertise provided by one of the world’s largest insurance networks • Allianz Multinational is an idea inspired by the Allianz workforce Under …
Starting in October FOX8 Is the Official Home of DC Series 5 Nights a Week Ad-Free
Starting in October FOX8 Is the Official Home of DC Series 5 Nights a Week Ad-Free
9/20/2017 6:38:35 AM
Starting in October, all your favourite FOX8 DC Super Heroes are back, express from the U.S., with the newest edition of “Gotham” now making Foxtel the exclusive home of the of the DC television franchise.
Starbucks Introduces its First-Ever Loyalty Program in Japan, Starbucks Rewards
Starbucks Introduces its First-Ever Loyalty Program in Japan, Starbucks Rewards
9/20/2017 5:06:18 AM
Starbucks Rewards™, a new loyalty program, launched in Japan which offers members exclusive and personalized benefits. In addition, members can earn stars with each visit toward an e-Ticket that can be redeemed for complimentary food and drinks.
Health care, education key to keeping women out of prison
Health care, education key to keeping women out of prison
9/20/2017 4:46:06 AM
Women in provincial prisons require health care to address trauma, addiction and chronic diseases in order to lower reincarceration rates, according to a new study that of women leaving a B.C.
South Africa to Launch Public-Private Collaboration Task Force to Close the Skills Gap
South Africa to Launch Public-Private Collaboration Task Force to Close the Skills Gap
9/20/2017 4:43:15 AM
· South Africa will launch a national task force to close the skills gap, ensuring that education and training systems keep pace with the new demands of labour markets · South Africa ranks 87th out of 130 countries for its human capital optimization, according to the Global Human Capital Index 2017 · In South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa’s second-largest economy, 39% of core …
Rolls-Royce’s Partnership With Fondation Beyeler Brings Artist Pipilotti Rist’s Work To The Public In Unique Immersive Event
Rolls-Royce’s Partnership With Fondation Beyeler Brings Artist Pipilotti Rist’s Work To The Public In Unique Immersive Event
9/19/2017 5:58:36 PM
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has partnered with Fondation Beyeler to present an artistic concept by internationally renowned Swiss artist, Pipilotti Rist, for the institution’s famed Summer Night’s Gala 2017, held on 16 September.
Detective Novel Highlights Satanic Ritual Abuse
Detective Novel Highlights Satanic Ritual Abuse
9/19/2017 12:07:24 PM
Fancy a novel that combines the thrill of police action with the blood and gore of a satanic ritual? Pick Frank Atchley’s police procedural “A Birthday to Die For” (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2015).
IOC President in Los Angeles
IOC President in Los Angeles
9/19/2017 10:13:04 AM
Just days after the historic double allocation of the Olympic Games, to  Paris for 2024  and Los Angeles four years later, the President joined the city’s Mayor, Eric Garcetti, Chairman of LA2028, in the “city of angels”.
Forest Whitaker and Irina Bokova at Concordia Summit on power of connecting for peace
Forest Whitaker and Irina Bokova at Concordia Summit on power of connecting for peace
9/19/2017 10:04:56 AM
Every year, the Concordia Summit convenes the world’s most prominent business, government, and non-profit leaders to enable effective partnerships for impact.  Thought leaders and innovators gather at this global affairs forum to examine the world’s most pressing challenges and identify avenues for collaboration.  On this occasion, the Director-General took part in a …
WHO launches new NCDs Progress Monitor
WHO launches new NCDs Progress Monitor
9/19/2017 9:54:45 AM
Governments must step up efforts to control noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) to meet globally agreed targets, including preventing the premature deaths of millions of people from these conditions, according to a new WHO report released today.
Premium mobility service Audi on demand+ launches in Beijing
Premium mobility service Audi on demand+ launches in Beijing
9/19/2017 9:50:31 AM
With Audi on demand+ the brand with the Four Rings is now bringing the successful premium mobility concept for flexible use and exceptional service to Beijing.
Samsung Opens its Smart Schools in the Zaatari Refugee Camp
Samsung Opens its Smart Schools in the Zaatari Refugee Camp
9/19/2017 9:38:08 AM
While a considerable proportion of the students at the refugee camp attend schools established by the Jordanian government, there are many who receive no formal schooling.
Myanmar: International Humanitarian Access to Rakhine State Must Be Permitted
Myanmar: International Humanitarian Access to Rakhine State Must Be Permitted
9/19/2017 9:33:57 AM
International humanitarian organizations—including international staff—must be granted immediate, independent, and unfettered access to people in Rakhine state,  Myanmar, to alleviate massive humanitarian needs in the region, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Monday.
MINI Challenge commits to Dunlop
MINI Challenge commits to Dunlop
9/19/2017 9:30:21 AM
Dunlop has announced that it has agreed to extend its Official Tyre Partnership with the MINI Challenge for at least another three years. Now firmly established as one of the UK’s premier one-make championships, the MINI Challenge has built a strong reputation for close racing, professional organisation and strong promotion.The extension of the partnership with Dunlop takes …