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  • CreateAthon in Waterloo Region: Bleary eyes, bright ideas Deadlines. Team meetings. Ideas that work, others that don’t. Such is life in the marketing world. Third-year students in Conestoga College’s graphic-design program got a taste of it Oct. 23. “This fast-paced experience really ignites the creative process,’’ Matt Piotrowski said four hours into a round-the-clock branding blitz known as CreateAthon  “The things we are designing will be used ... Read More
  • Capacity introduces MatchBoard to new candidates MatchBoard, the program that connects Manulife employees with roles on the boards of local charitable non-profits, is recruiting again in Waterloo Region. About 70 matches involving area non-profits have been made since the program began in 2012. Capacity Canada runs MatchBoard in Toronto and Waterloo Region under a partnership with Manulife. It outlined the program to ... Read More
  • Visitors from MaRS: Studio Y Fellows check out social innovation in Waterloo Region If they arrived not knowing what to expect, they left with plenty of food for thought. Twenty-five young men and women, the second cohort of the MaRS Studio Y program in Toronto, visited Waterloo Region Oct. 8 as guests of Capacity Canada. Drawn from backgrounds as wide-ranging as mathematics, film-making, music, commerce and physics, they have at least two ... Read More