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Grant competition offers big money to entrepreneurs Business

Venture Seed Fund project gives money to budding businesses. By Neetu Thind and Lisa Gillan Grants of up to $8,000 are being handed out to recent and soon-to-be Humber grads interested in starting their own businesses. Faculty from the business school held two information sessions Monday for those wanting to participate in the competition. Up

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Paramedic protest could benefit students News

By Julie Fish and Heather VanAndel The recent refusal from paramedics in Toronto to work overtime hours stands to benefit students. “I think the numbers right now specifically in Toronto are lower and they need employees,” Richard Alvarez, paramedic professor at Humber College told Humber News.  “I think our grads getting jobs will actually improve

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Wind energy to grow by 20 per cent in 2012 Sci/Tech

By Ryan Saundercook Wind power’s contribution to Canada’s electricity supply is expected to grow by more than 20 per cent by the end of this year, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. The association expects new wind energy to add almost 1,200 MW (million watts) of clean energy by the end of 2012. In

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West Jet gets new planes Business

By Matthew Smith West Jet has announced it will buy 20 new Bombardier Q400 turbo-prop planes to launch a low fare branch of the airline. Public relations manager for the airline Robert Palmer said the new fleet will give travellers more options. “We want to bring low fares to smaller Canadian communities, to liberate Canadians

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