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Sprung Structures are so tough, they're used in the military

Over four generations, Sprung Structures has gone from canvas wall tents to fully insulated, multi-storey “stressed-membrane” buildings >

Toxic Technology

Lead, mercury, cadmium, phosphorous, they’re just some of the toxic elements found in the cathode ray tube (CRT) in your computer monitor.
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Planning For Prosperity

Taking a cue from strides made by the Greater Edmonton Competitiveness Strategy, Calgary has launched an economic development strategy of its own. >

Learning Curve

Forget the “brain drain.” Instead, think “brain gain” as a way to deal with the ever-increasing shortage of skilled workers across the country. The problem sees perfectly qualified individuals like doctors and skilled technicians working in menial jobs because their qualifications aren’t recognized.
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Ingenuity Abounds

Twenty graduate students at the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary will share $1.3 million over the next three years to pursue a variety of research projects.
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Batten Down The Hatches

Alberta's burgeoning Information and Communications Technology sector is riding out the current storm on the momentum of a booming provincial economy >

An Empty Web of Promises

Linda Finstad finds only empty promises on the Internet >

Surviving and Thriving

Five Alberta companies prove that there is still life in the ICT sector >

Politically Incorrect Cybersquatting

The proverb says a good name is rather to be chosen than great riches. Why not have both? Canadian Justice Minister Anne McLellan may not be a “good” name to everyone, but SmartCanuk Internet Services gambled it could help lead to prosperity.
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High-Tech Wreck

Hard lessons have been dealt out to ICT companies who didn’t take care of the business basics >

Decades of Discovery

Every time you drive down a paved road, smear bug repellent on your body, hurtle down the ski hill or take Echinacea to fend off a cold, you can thank, at least in part, the Alberta Research Council (ARC).
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