Metro Mayors Alliance commits to work as one Edmonton Metro Region, including the city of Edmonton and Parkland County, among others
The Metro Mayors Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a commitment to plan, decide, and act as one Edmonton Metro Region on regionally significant issues Monday morning. The Alliance say the MOU is “the first step in a process recommended by the Advisory Panel on Metro Edmonton’s Future.”
Nine regional mayors – whose communities represent 95 per cent of the region’s population and 96 per cent of its assessment base appointed the Advisory Panel, charging them with providing advice on how to optimize the region in the coming decades.Read more
The Learning Teacher Network held a successful International Conference titled 'Empowering the Teacher of Tomorrow' in Tallinn, Estonia on 22-24 September. More than 140 participants from 23 countries and all levels of education attended to network, share knowledge and experience, and learn more about Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and the Global Action Programme (GAP).
The Network is a key partner to UNESCO for the implementation and scaling-up of the GAP. The international conference was organized to inspire and boost capacity of educators and provide new knowledge to put into action in their own educational institutions.Read more
Heavyweight Chinese inverter manufacturer Huawei Solar announced an expansion of its European Supply Center, with a new inverter production facility in Eindhoven, Netherlands, which the company hopes will help it service its European customers with better efficiency and flexibility.
As Chinese PV companies continue to consolidate their position as the global force in solar manufacturing, one of the country’s leading string inverter manufacturers has announced an expansion of its European production facility. Huawei uses its European Supply Center in Eindhoven, Netherlands, to service forty countries in the European, Central Asian and Russian market, and believes this expansion will be able to add further value to its business in those regions.Read more
News of a major influx of jobs for Moncton spilled out not from a government announcement but an exclusive report by Radio-Canada on Thursday, with an American-based company saying it will begin producing rail cars at the city's Hump Yard.
Radio-Canada reports Miami-based ARS Canada Rolling Stock plans to start production of grain hoppers, box cars and TC-117 rail cars in Moncton, saying it will create 200 jobs in the first phase of production.Read more
A group of Dutch students have arrived in Shanghai on a world tour within 80 days aiming to demonstrate what electric motorbikes are capable of achieving.
Their vehicles are claimed to be the world’s first electric touring motorbikes, developed by the STORM Eindhoven team comprising 24 students from Eindhoven University of Technology, with an average age of 22 years.Read more
National management and IT consulting firm CapTech announced today that it has expanded its presence in the Midwest with the opening of a new office in Columbus, Ohio. CapTech is now located in 11 major markets across the United States.
Over the past ten years, the company, who employs more than 600 consultants enterprise-wide, has quadrupled in size. In Columbus, they are creating jobs for top technology and management consulting talent, and expect to add over twenty-five new positions over the next two years. Consulting Magazine currently ranks CapTech #6 on their list of Best Firms to Work For.Read more
Latino Business Leaders and Millennial Entrepreneurs Join Forces at 37th Annual California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Convention
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC), the premier organization promoting the development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and emerging Hispanic businesses in California, kicks off the 2016 Annual Convention in Riverside, CA, September 21st to 23rd at the Riverside Convention Center.
Innovation Starts Here is the theme of the 37th Annual Conference. The three day convention will focus on new innovations sparking the creativity of entrepreneurs throughout California, technologies transforming industries, and recognizing Hispanic millennials and Latinas who are forging their own paths in business.Read more
Hsinchu City scored the highest this year on a happiness index ranking the cities and counties of Taiwan.
The city also improved the most of the 22 counties and cities, from 10th last year to first in this year's survey, the results of which were released Tuesday.Read more
Columbus has become a nearly recession-proof hub of Ohio. Ohio State University, state and local government, insurance and retail are the central spokes of the city's economy, which at a glance looks remarkable.
"In a service economy Columbus was destined to do better, much better than places with smokestack industry," says David Stebenne, a professor of history and law at Ohio State. Columbus has a set of built-in advantages, including a countercyclical set of employers — insurance, government and the university. "Even in bad times insurance is insurance," he says.Read more
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Ride-hailing company Lyft is establishing a regional headquarters in Arlington that will create 32 new jobs.Read more