Monthly Archives: June 2010

Women of Waterloo Region- A Women’s Event that Works!

In 2009, WOW or Women of Waterloo Region was started by a woman named Amanda Knapp. Knapp wanted simply to celebrate women who were doing things that made other women think “WOW, what an amazing woman”.  As Knapp puts it … Continue reading

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Women’s Events: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and The Elusive Excellent

For many years now I have made the effort to attend a variety of women’s events. For the majority of these years I have been sorely disappointed, at times frustrated and on occasion felt ripped off. In the past year … Continue reading

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A Canadian “Green” Forestry Sector: success or compromise

On May 18, 2010, the Globe & Mail’s Martin Mittlelstaedt reported the forestry sector sees “green as the colour of hope”. It appears that Canada’s rapidly shrinking forestry sector ($80 billion last year down to 54 billion this year) is … Continue reading

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