VANCOUVER — Negotiations between B.C. teachers and the province continued through Sunday night in an effort to avert a full strike scheduled for Tuesday, which could prematurely end the school year.
More than half a million students across the province will not have class today as teachers review the latest bargaining proposals.
Both sides remained silent on whether marathon talks during the weekend yielded any progress.
Secretary Locke participated in the White House launch of
the “Startup America”
initiative today in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu,
Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills, Director of the
National Economic Council Gene Sperling, Chairman of the Council of Economic
Advisors Austan Goolsbee, and a number of America’s top entrepreneurs and
Johnson, who is also chairman of Startup Britain, says “entrepreneurs are at the heart of our economy. Their willingness to risk their own capital in pursuit of new products and services is the reason the UK has such a strong track record of entrepreneurial achievement. Countless home-grown brands such as Dyson, Virgin, Rolls Royce and Carphone Warehouse all started because someone took a risk. Large and small, entrepreneurial businesses have created millions of jobs in the UK”.
With apps and services like Nike FuelBand, Fitbit, and ZEO, we're increasingly generating more and more data in our day-to-day lives. We also, of course, generate a bunch of data by using things like email, calendars, and social media. But until now, there hasn't really been a way to see the correlation between all of that data.
The federal program, which launches on April 1, is designed to fast-track permanent residency for immigrant entrepreneurs who are able to secure funding from designated Canadian investors, as well as meet certain language and education criteria