Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Ward 8 York West) joined City of Toronto staff and members of the community today to officially launch five new Community Reduce & Reuse Programs. The event took place at one of the program sites and included a tour of a Bicycle Repair Hub, pop-up activations of all of the programs, a barbecue and opportunities for bike, clothing and small appliance repair.
The detection of gamma rays coming from a black hole has helped scientists understand one of the universe's mysteries (illustration by NASA/DOE/Fermi LAT) As scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of the source of high-energy particles hitting the Earth – a mystery that has plagued astrophysicists for over a century – a U of T astrophysicist has been working with NASA to help share that experience through sound.
OMERS Private Equity, the private equity arm of OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for municipal employees in Ontario, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Premise Health (“Premise” or the “Company”) from Water Street Healthcare Partners (“Water Street”) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (“Walgreens”).
Topics covered during the information session are suitable for all OMERS members, and include the following: How your OMERS pension is calculated How the OMERS bridge benefit works How your OMERS pension is protected from inflation How the OMERS Fund is performing How buying or transferring service can increase your future pension and may help you retire sooner How Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) work How OMERS survivor benefit entitlement is determined Sessions run from 5:30 p.m.
When Jeffrey Dvorkin began his journalism career at CBS News in 1972, “the assumption was that no one is going to lie to you.” “There was a complete agreement that the news you got from your local newspaper or off the local radio or television was fine,” says Dvorkin, who was then a graduate student.