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Inclusive innovation: learning from the start-up nation

Inclusivity is a central pillar of the federal government’s Innovation Agenda. By engaging the full spectrum of Canadian society in innovative projects, government can both leverage Canada’s diversity of talent and empower marginalized populations. It
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Barbara Kay: Israel’s victory over drought

I am grateful to have been born in Canada, and for a multitude of reasons, not least because we control most of the world’s fresh water. Water shortages can and do lead to wars. Wars
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Israel’s Water Miracle & Opportunities for Canada-Israel Collaboration

From Biblical times to Israel’s independence in 1948, the Jewish people’s 3,700-year presence in our national homeland has been marked by miracles. Today, Israel, which is one of the world’s driest countries, has experienced a
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Israeli Tech: Behind the Scenes at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Israel’s delegation of 47 athletes to this summer’s Olympic Games won’t be Israel’s only representation in Rio de Janeiro. Several Israeli technology companies will be working behind the scenes to ensure a safe and smooth
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Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide 62 Locomotives to Israel. (Francais suit)

category: Infrastructure
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract to provide 62 TRAXX AC locomotives to Israel Railways (ISR). Based on the list price, the new order is valued at approximately 230 million euro (262
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Bombardier wins Israel Railways locomotive tender

category: Infrastructure
The Canadian company will supply 62 electric locomotives with an option for 32 more. Canadian company Bombardier has won the huge Israel railways tender. Worth NIS 13.7 billion, this is one of the tenders
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A Decade of Innovation and Collaboration Between Israel and Ontario, Canada

Extending Successful Agreement to Increase Economic Growth Israel and the province of Ontario, Canada are extending a Memorandum of Understanding with another $3 million each to support collaboration projects between Israel- and Ontario-based companies. The
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Elbit Systems to supply UAV for World Cup

Elbit Systems Ltd. has won a Brazilian Air Force contract to supply of a Hermes 900 UAV to carry safety and security missions in the 2014 FIFA World Cup games. The Hermes 900 will
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Cisco opens innovation center with Pelephone

Cisco Systems Inc. announced that it has opened an innovation center in Israel together with Bezeq Israeli Telecommunication Co. Ltd. mobile phone unit Pelephone Communications Ltd. to develop and deploy a radio network topology
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Canadian cities and Tel Aviv rank high respectively in Mercer’s 2012 Quality of life city ranking

category: Infrastructure
Mercer’s Quality of Living rankings have been released for 2012, and it ranks 221 worldwide cities based on 39 criteria. This ranking is often used by governments and employers when evaluating employee compensation and allowances
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