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Streamlining credentials
The StarPhoenix
Look at any community college application list, and more often than not, you'll find a sizable contingent of university graduates. The thought that a university degree is the ticket to instant career success is creating a backlash in Canada. We have more BAs than the market will bear, a growing shortage of practical skills, and an army of kids burdened with huge debt loads after spending upward of seven years in post-secondary education.
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Petroleum partnership fuels growth and learning
The Leader-Post
The University of Regina's innovative Petroleum Systems Engineering Program is running on anything but empty. As one of North America's largest accredited petroleum engineering training programs, the Petroleum Systems Engineering Program is a partnership with industry that is propelling the science and future in Saskatchewan forward.
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Economic development and technology's great leap forward
Rabble
When we look back over the course of the past hundred years it becomes clear that the period 1948-1973 was a golden one for the developed countries. Seventy-five per cent of world economic production came from them and 80 per cent of manufactures were exported by them. This was the era of the greatest economic expansion of the century not only in terms of growth but also in terms of the decrease in unemployment.
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LOUGHEED, Frederick 'Fred' William

Past- President CCTT 1997-1999
Peacefully, at home, on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the age of 63 years. Loving partner to Susan Arsenault. Much loved and amazing father of Shannon Evans,, and Will Lougheed (Bridget). Proud Grandpa to Liam and AJ. Dear brother of John Lougheed (Betty) and Sue Davies (Ed). He will also be fondly remembered by Stacie and boys. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00 and 5:00 – 7:00. A service celebrating Fred’s life will be held in the Chapel on Saturday Feb. 23rd at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation Canada would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com. "I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty" – Walt Disney. Fred never lost the child in him.

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FIFA will use goal-line technology at 2014 World Cup
CBC News
FIFA committed to using goal-line technology at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and could have four systems competing for selection. FIFA said it is now seeking tenders from companies which want their system to be used at the Confederations Cup in June and the next World Cup.
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Telus launches Canada's first Network Experience application
Canada News Wire
Telus announced the launch of the TELUS Network Experience application. This is a free and easy-to-use mobile app, which gives customers the opportunity to provide real time, on-the-go feedback about wireless service on the TELUS network.
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Guardvant's innovative mining safety technology solutions strong performance in 2012
Mining.com
Guardvant, a provider of innovative mining safety technology, capped off a significant year of growth with several orders awarded by Codelco for the company's operator fatigue and alertness monitoring systems and proximity awareness systems.
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Apple supplier Foxconn places hiring freeze on its largest plant
Reuters Canada
One of Apple's major suppliers, Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology said it has placed a hiring freeze on its largest plant in Shenzhen. Foxconn spokesman Louis Woo said the company is not hiring at the facility, citing the high rate of workers returning to the plant after celebrating the Chinese New Year.
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IMAGINiT Technologies explores business challenges at problem solved virtual event
Financial Post
Rand Worldwide, a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announced its IMAGINiT Technologies division has opened registration for its complimentary Problem Solved Virtual Event.
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Unit 61398: Chinese cyberspies
CBC News
Unit 61398 of the People's Liberation Army has been recruiting computer experts for at least a decade. It has made no secret of details of community life such as badminton matches and kindergarten, but its apparent purpose became clear only when a U.S. internet security firm accused it of conducting a massive hacking campaign against North American targets.
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Mubadala Aerospace and UAE University to launch technician training
AME Info
The new initiative, with key modules delivered by professional trainers from Lockheed Martin, builds on the success of existing programmes, which have already resulted in the employment of over 95 Emirati staff at Strata over the past two years.
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IT workers confident in the economy, job market, yet concerned in personal ability to find jobs
Digital Journal
The IT Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among U.S. technology workers, declined slightly by 1.0 point to 55.8 in the fourth quarter of 2012. Despite the small dip in the IT index, the overall level of confidence among IT workers remains high and reflects the strength of the sector as we enter 2013.
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