CIGI in the News Archive
The new school of international affairs in Waterloo will rank among top schools in North America, say university officials.
Ontario's businesses and government officials will get a little extra help competing in the global marketplace with a $34-million investment into researching how to grow the province's economy, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Monday.
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and billionaire Jim Balsillie will announce today a new school for international affairs in Waterloo, Ont., named after the high-tech entrepreneur.
Welcome news about Africa’s economic recovery was announced at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual general meeting on Africa, which took place in Cape Town, South Africa, last week.
The University of Guelph is holding its second annual “thematic” convocation this week, awarding honorary degrees to 10 renowned Canadian global citizens during its convocation ceremonies in the Gryphon Dome.
Waterloo will remain the home of a respected international think-tank.
As the dust settles around this year's G8 summit, academics who saw it all happen applaud its bringing five rising powers to the table but disagree over whether climate change and Africa got their due.
Group of Eight summits once were intimate gatherings where leaders of wealthy nations breezed in to put their seal on preapproved communiqués on economic issues. But as the Group of Eight (G-8) opens its sessions Thursday, it has clearly become a key forum for exchange on tough global issues – with stark differences on display over the top agenda items of climate change and aid to Africa.
He "loves Canada" and would "be back, " California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger brought his celebrity power to a series of cross-country visits aimed at combating global warming and boosting scientific research.
Waterloo was recently recognized by the Intelligent Community Forum as the world-leader in the use of broadband technology, taking the title in their second year as one of the top seven
Experts gather at WLU to discuss Canada’s role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan
Grahame Farquhar has seen a lot of changes in the forty or so years he's called Waterloo home. He still remembers what it was like when the site of the Waterloo Town Square Mall was a factory that made farm machinery -- before the city core transformed from a manufacturing centre to a commercial one.