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IP in Canada

Government stand on intellectual property: Lots of talk, little action By Scott Valentine During its Oct. 16, 2007, throne speech, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government said it “will support Canadian researchers and innovators in developing new ideas and bringing them to the marketplace�. Our government will improve the protection of cultural and intellectual property rights in[…]

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Going green? Ask questions before buying electronics

If you’re like the average consumer, when you think of the “green” movement and what you can do to participate it’s probably blue bins, composting and fuel efficiency that spring to mind. But you might be surprised at the number of ways Canadian consumers and businesses can cut both their energy consumption and “e-waste,” the[…]

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E-waste: Going green? Ask before buying electronics

There’s no compelling regulation in Canada that penalizes manufacturers and distributors of e-waste for failing to adopt a cradle-to-grave management strategy for their products. – Scott If you’re like the average consumer, when you think of the “green” movement and what you can do to participate it’s probably blue bins, composting and fuel efficiency that[…]