In related news, a new study out of Duke University Medical Centre, reports that there is a connection between heightened brain activity in the posterior superior temporal cortex (pSTC) and altruism.
ECONOMY GOOD OUT OF THE GATE
A new Stats Can survey reports that thanks in part to the creation on 3,100 new jobs in January, the Manitoba economy is off to a good start. According to the survey, MB construction work is up 24.1 per cent, manufacturing capital investment is up 60.8 per cent, capital investment is up 14.6 per cent, and total exports have increased 17 per cent.
CRAIG LEAVES MAYOR’S FOLD
Ryan Craig, Katz’s Chief of Staff, left political life in February to continue his post graduate studies. Craig was part of the Mayor’s camp for three years and was heavily involved in the creation of last year’s successful City Summit.
UNIQUELY MANITOBA SHOP
From A (Aboriginal Cards) to P (Pet Accessories), every kind of Manitoba-made product can be found at the online trade show at www.uniquely manitoba.ca. The site is getting a boost thanks to $25,000 grant from Rural economic Development Initiative (REDI) for development of an online training course and website template.
CONVENTION CENTRE WINS VOTES
In an annual survey, the readers of Meetings & Incentive Travel, one of the country’s leading industry mags voted the Winnipeg Convention Centre a Western Canadian Favourite for the second time in three years.