New annuity option has potential, but harbours risks, DBRS says

first_img Facebook LinkedIn Twitter James Langton A proposed new annuity model could fill a gap in the retirement product market, but it also poses risks, says DBRS Ltd. in a new report.The Toronto-based rating agency said that a new annuity product that was proposed in the latest federal budget, known as the advanced life deferred annuity (ALDA), could help guard against the risk of retirees outliving their savings. Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Keywords AnnuitiesCompanies DBRS TFSAs already a winner, but tweaks could make them even better: C.D. Howe Survey finds women aren’t relying on partners to support them in retirement The proposed ALDA would enable investors to buy an annuity for a lump sum at age 65, with payments beginning at age 85, and continuing for the rest of their life.“The lengthier deferral period in an ALDA is important, as it enables the guaranteed income payments to be much larger than if the payments started right away,” DBRS said, adding, “Purchasing an ALDA reduces the likelihood of an individual outliving their retirement savings or not having adequate income in their later years when expenses generally rise as a result of increasing assisted living needs, health care needs and inflation.”Yet, DBRS also warned that there are potential downsides to the product that must be factored in when evaluating it.These risks include inflation, a lack of liquidity in the product, giving up control over investments, diminishing assets to pass along and the risk of dying before the payments kick in.Ultimately, DBRS says that ALDAs will likely appeal to a relatively small portion of the overall population — such as retirees who can expect to live well into their 90s, and have enough savings to enable them to wait for years until the annuity payments kick in.“Nonetheless, the concept of the ALDA is an encouraging step towards ensuring enough retirement income for Canada’s growing population of retirees age 85+,” DBRS concluded. Otar: GMWBs help increase odds to meet retirement goals Related news Senior people walking on the beach goodluz/123RFlast_img read more

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Government Finalises Plans for Funeral Arrangements for Victims of Portland Tragedy

first_imgRelatedGovernment Finalises Plans for Funeral Arrangements for Victims of Portland Tragedy Government Finalises Plans for Funeral Arrangements for Victims of Portland Tragedy UncategorizedJanuary 13, 2009 RelatedGovernment Finalises Plans for Funeral Arrangements for Victims of Portland Tragedy Advertisementscenter_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Government has finalized plans for the funeral services of the 14 persons who lost their lives in the December 19, Rio Grande Valley tragedy in Portland.Minister of State for Project Implementation in the Office of the Prime Minister, Daryl Vaz, says autopsies have been completed for all 14 victims and the funeral dates have been finalized. (See attached document)He said funeral services for the 14 will take place between January 15-25, with one service scheduled for January 15, another one for January 17, while five of the victims will be buried on January 18, and the remaining seven will be buried on January 25.Prime Minister Bruce Golding will be among the government representatives attending the January 25th funeral service for the seven community members of Mill Bank, the community which suffered the greatest loss in the tragedy.Mr. Vaz said representatives of the government and related agencies will also be meeting with the Portland Parish Council next week Wednesday (January 14) to discuss on-going assistance for the surviving children of the 14 persons who lost their lives in the December 19 Portland tragedy.Mr. Vaz says that meeting will be attended by representatives of the Child Development Agency, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, along with the Parish Council. The meeting will be hearing recommendations from the various agencies as to how best to provide for the children who lost their parents in the accident.Mr. Vaz noted that to date government has fulfilled all its commitment to the families of the tragedy by underwriting the costs of the funerals and providing a cash grant of $25,000 to each of the families to go towards the costs of other preparations.‘We are also taking care of those who received injuries in the accident by providing a further allocation of a $20,000 cash grant to each of the injured, Mr. Vaz disclosed. He noted that this allocation was being granted to underwrite the costs of prescription drugs and other financial needs.Mr. Vaz expressed government’s gratitude for the continued support it has been receiving from donors and private sector companies, to the Portland tragedy fund set up with NCB. The contributions to the fund now stand at $3.3-million and the Minister is appealing to the public to continue to make their contributions to the fund. Donations can be sent to the NCB Current Account # 351 077 328. RelatedGovernment Finalises Plans for Funeral Arrangements for Victims of Portland Tragedylast_img read more

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Chancellor DiStefano highlights value of modernizing CU Boulder’s historic buildings before state committee

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: Dec. 18, 2019 Chancellor Phillip DiStefano advocated for the modernization of CU Boulder’s historic buildings on Wednesday, Dec. 18, before the state legislature’s Capital Development Committee, highlighting the impactful role state funding could play in ensuring these spaces remain hubs of student success and research excellence for decades to come. DiStefano zeroed in specifically on two buildings—Hellems Arts & Sciences and Guggenheim Geography. Both have broad impact and have long been viewed as great opportunities to partner with the state on major renovations similar to the modernization of the Ketchum Arts & Sciences building earlier this decade. And both have recently moved to the top of the CU System’s prioritization list, with Hellems now listed as the system’s top priority for receipt of state funds and Guggenheim listed fourth.The state has very limited funds available to support maintenance and construction each year. While campus has funded recent new construction with a combination of campus cash, philanthropy and other innovative partnerships, CU Boulder has focused its requests for state funding on major renovations as a way to maximize the value of such investments by the state.“The focus of our state request, which is the same as last year, is to take care of the buildings we have,” DiStefano said. “As we maintain our historic buildings, we must also modernize the spaces to meet current education and sustainability standards.”DiStefano’s presentation comes at a particularly important point in the state’s Fiscal Year 2020-21 budgeting process. Gov. Jared Polis’s initial budget request earlier this year did not include funding for the Hellems or Guggenheim projects. The Capital Development Committee (CDC), however, is a statutory committee composed of a mix of state senators and representatives that plays an important role in the budgeting process. The CDC reviews funding requests for capital construction projects from all state agencies, and makes prioritized recommendations to the Joint Budget Committee. Construction requests seeking state funds are ranked by the CDC each year to help determine which receive funding from the legislature when the budget bill comes out each spring. DiStefano’s presentation Wednesday highlighted the value CU Boulder is providing to the state in addressing access and affordability to students, positively impacting the economy and taking a leading role in sustainability. Highlights included:CU Boulder’s Fall 2019 freshman class was the university’s most diverse in school history.Improved graduation rates.A concerted effort to increase investment in Colorado resident students, who now graduate with $1,100 less in student debt than the Colorado average.The Boulder campus generates $3.85 billion annually to the state’s economy.The university’s legacy of sustainability is being carried forward in construction and renovations, with 11 buildings on campus now certified LEED Platinum.DiStefano pointed out that modernizing CU Boulder’s historic buildings will be crucial to the continued success of such efforts. The deferred maintenance backlog for campus general fund buildings has reached $558 million. The state has contributed $22 million toward that backlog over the past five years, while CU Boulder has contributed $77 million toward these efforts during that period.The chancellor laid out an approach by which the campus is increasing utilization of the buildings already on campus to minimize the amount of new construction that is needed. As the campus addresses deferred maintenance to major systems in aging buildings, such projects are coupled with renovations that modernize and enhance teaching and research environments for 21st-century learners.For Hellems, the university is proposing a four-phased project totalling $83.5 million. The project would include $33.4 million in crucial facilities improvements from the state and $50.1 million in academic space improvements funded by the university. For Guggenheim, CU Boulder is proposing a $27.7 million project that includes an $11.1 million request for state funds, with $16.6 million committed by the university.The university will know which projects receive state funding by late spring.Categories:Deadlines & AnnouncementsCampus Communitylast_img read more

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Amavi Cellars and Pepper Bridge Winery Hire New National Sales Manager

first_imgEmail Home Industry News Releases Amavi Cellars and Pepper Bridge Winery Hire New National Sales ManagerIndustry News ReleasesWine BusinessAmavi Cellars and Pepper Bridge Winery Hire New National Sales ManagerBy Press Release – April 21, 2016 39 0 Share AdvertisementMark Melia, Industry Veteran to Lead Pioneering Walla Walla BrandsApril 21, 2016 (Walla Walla, WA) – Mark Melia joined Amavi Cellars and Pepper Bridge Winery as the National Sales Manager this month. He oversees distributor sales for the two Walla Walla estate wineries. Melia’s experience in distribution, on and off-premise sales, wineries and his overall passion for the wine business brought him to the pioneering Walla Walla group.Growing up in Massachusetts in a wine drinking family gave Melia early exposure to many European wines and sparked an interest that led him to his career. From working in a small wine shop on Martha’s Vineyard over twenty years ago to running the wine program at the AAA Five Diamond rated Boulders Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, Melia has an extensive background in both on and off-premise sales. Years working on the East Coast with distributors both small and large round out his experience.An opportunity to run US sales for renowned Willamette Valley winery Penner-Ash Wine Cellars brought him to the Northwest. Melia subsequently worked with Scott Paul Wines as National Sales Manager before joining Amavi Cellars and Pepper Bridge Winery.“Mark’s sales experience in a variety of wholesale channels is key for the growth of Amavi Cellars and Pepper Bridge Winery,” said Eric McKibben, General Manager and Partner. “Understanding the nature of boutique brands make him a great fit for our business.”About Amavi CellarsAmavi Cellars symbolizes love (amor) and life (vita) through its wines, which are 100% estate, 100% sustainable, and 100% Walla Walla Valley. Winemaker Jean-François Pellet brings the Walla Walla Valley AVA to life with his handcrafted, terroir-driven wines. Amavi Cellars is owned and operated by three families: the McKibbens, the Goffs and the Pellets, who not only are dedicated stewards of the land, but also are committed to producing premium quality wines that appeal to the palates and sense of aesthetics of today’s wine drinkers. www.amavicellars.comAbout Pepper Bridge WineryPepper Bridge Winery represents the pioneering spirit of the Walla Walla Valley. Owned and operated by three families – the McKibbens, the Goffs and the Pellets, the winery is a leader in quality winemaking, innovative technology and vineyard development. Pepper Bridge Winery produces Bordeaux-style wines using traditional winemaking techniques, French oak and estate fruit from the Walla Walla Valley. Combining old-world philosophy with modern innovation, the winery has become an industry leader. www.pepperbridge.comAdvertisement Facebook ReddIt TAGSAmavi CellarsMark MeliapeoplePepper Bridge Winery Previous articleVintners Build on Success of Inaugural Sonoma County Barrel AuctionNext articleAfternoon Brief, April 21 Press Release Twitter Linkedin Pinterestlast_img read more

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International Teen Film Festival returns to Santa Monica

first_img[email protected] :BFA Film & Digital ContentClaire DenisGuillermo Del ToroMelissa HuenSteven SpielbergThe Santa Monica International Teen Film FestivalThe Santa Monica Next Gen Awardshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentLaughing Matters – The Butcher of Brentwood and the Stable GeniusLA County motel rooms could be turned into homeless housingYou Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsBobadilla rejects Santa Monica City Manager positionMatthew Hall8 hours agoEntertainmentLifeNoteworthyTales of Two DaughtersCharles Andrews14 hours agoNewsCouncil picks new City ManagerBrennon Dixson19 hours agoFeaturedNewsProtesting parents and Snapchat remain in disagreement over child protection policiesClara Harter19 hours agoFeaturedNewsDowntown grocery to become mixed use developmenteditor19 hours agoNewsBruised but unbowed, meme stock investors are back for moreAssociated Press19 hours ago HomeLifeEntertainmentArtsInternational Teen Film Festival returns to Santa Monica Jun. 21, 2019 at 6:00 amArtsEntertainmentEventsFeaturedNewsInternational Teen Film Festival returns to Santa MonicaAngel Carreras2 years agoBFA Film & Digital ContentClaire DenisGuillermo Del ToroMelissa HuenSteven SpielbergThe Santa Monica International Teen Film FestivalThe Santa Monica Next Gen Award A film directing wunderkind akin to Steven Spielberg, Guillermo Del Toro or Claire Denis could be discovered at an upcoming film festival this weekend. The Santa Monica International Teen Film Festival returns for its 14th iteration this weekend.  The festival showcases 60 second to 15 minute film submissions from teens around the globe, ages 13-18. Prizes for filmmakers will include gift certificates, trophies and, for best overall film, a $40,000 tuition scholarship to the BFA Film & Digital Content program at the Studio School, a four-year entertainment college in Downtown Los Angeles.While the film festival is international, Santa Monica teens will also have a chance to take home some recognition as well. The Santa Monica Next Gen Award, an award for budding Scorseses that live, work, or go to school in Santa Monica, will be awarded to Santa Monica’s best filmmaker.  Past winners of the festival have included filmmakers from Germany, Florida, Singapore and of course, right here in Santa Monica. “It’s a great community event,” said Melissa Huen, director of marketing at Studio Enterprise.  “It’s a wonderful opportunity to see how the world tells stories, to see what young people can do and what they have to say about their own unique perspectives.”Huen says the film festival received roughly 400 entries from 33 different countries, with most entries coming from the U.S., Canada, India and Australia. Of the festival’s categories ⁠— live action, experimental/music video, documentary, animation, sustainability, public service announcements ⁠— Huen says live action and animation reigned supreme in submissions. “With today’s technology, anyone can make a movie and put a film out there,” Huen said. “When you can see what these kids can do, what they can get across in their films, you’ll be surprised.”After sifting through every last one of those 400 entries, Huen says moviegoers should give the Santa Monica International Teen a shot over whatever’s at the multiplex this weekend for one reason ⁠— tomorrow’s movie makers are making thoughtful movies today.“The films, it seems like a lot of the students had things to say, they all had messages. It wasn’t just the fact that they had incredible stories to tell. They were moved by getting a message out there.”The Santa Monica International Film Festival takes place Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd at the Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Boulevard. For more information, visit https://www.smgov.net/teenfilmfest.aspxlast_img read more

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Exxon Claims Spill Damage Limited, Gov. Doubtful

first_imgLAUREL – An oil pipeline that spewed tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River was temporarily shut down in May because of concerns over rising waters, and regulators last year warned Exxon Mobil of several safety violations along the line.Exxon officials estimated that up to 1,000 barrels, or 42,000 gallons, spilled late Friday night before the flow from the damaged pipeline was stopped. The break near Laurel has fouled miles of riverbank and forced municipalities and irrigation districts to close intakes across eastern Montana.The 12-inch pipeline was shut down in May because of concerns over the rising waters, Exxon Mobil Pipeline Co. president Gary Pruessing said Sunday.The company decided to restart the line after examining its safety record and deciding the risk was low, he said.The cause of the spill has not yet been determined, but company and government officials have speculated that high waters in recent weeks may have scoured the river bottom and exposed the pipeline to debris that could have damaged the pipe. Eastern Montana received record rainfall in the last month and also has a huge snowpack in the mountains that is melting, which has resulted in widespread flooding.“We are very curious about what may have happened at the bottom of the river. We don’t have that yet,” Pruessing saidThe U.S. Department of Transportation, which oversees pipelines, last year issued a warning letter to Exxon Mobil that cited seven safety violations along the ruptured Silvertip pipeline. Two of the warnings faulted the company for its emergency response and pipeline corrosion training.Transportation department spokeswoman Patricia Klinger said the company has since responded to the warnings and the case was closed.The company was also cited for “probable violations” in a letter in February. The problems included inadequate pipeline markers in a housing development, a section of pipeline over a ditch covered with potentially damaging material and debris, vegetation in housing area covering a portion of line that prevented aerial inspections, and a line over a canal not properly protected against corrosion.The company responded in a March letter that it had corrected all of the problems, most of them within a few weeks of being notified.The 20-year-old pipeline was last inspected in 2009 using a robotic device that travels through the line looking for corrosion, dents or other problems, Pruessing said. Tests to determine the pipeline’s depth were taken in December, and at the time, the line appeared to be 5 to 8 feet below the riverbed, he said.“It was completely in line with all regulatory requirements,” he saidThe spill is likely to amplify calls from some safety advocates and environmentalists for the government to impose more stringent regulations on the pipeline industry.Dozens of federal workers along with U.S. Coast Guard personnel joined about 120 Exxon Mobil crew members in the cleanup and containment effort at the flooded river, the EPA said.The Environmental Protection Agency said it can’t confirm any damage to wildlife or fish kills, but investigators were checking and the federal agency expected to know more Monday.Crews have been putting absorbent material along short stretches of the river in Billings and near Laurel, but no attempts were made at capturing oil farther out. In some areas, oil flowed underneath booms.There was no clear word on how far the damage extended along a scenic river famous for its fishing and vital to farmers who depend on its water for their crops.Pruessing said Sunday that flyovers had shown most of the damage from the weekend’s spill has been limited to a 10-mile stretch of river.But Gov. Brian Schweitzer dismissed Pruessing’s estimate as premature. The Democratic governor said Exxon Mobil needed to get more personnel to inspect the situation close-up. He also slammed Pruessing’s statement to reporters that no injured wildlife had been found.“For somebody to say at this early stage that there’s no damage to wildlife, that’s pretty silly,” Schweitzer said. “The Yellowstone River is important to us. We’ve got to have a physical inspection of that river in small boats — and soon.”EPA spokeswoman Sonya Pennock said its staff had spotted oil at least 40 miles downstream. There were other reports of oil as far as 100 miles away, near the town of Hysham.State officials earlier reported a 25-mile long slick headed downstream toward the Yellowstone’s confluence with the Missouri River, just across the Montana border in North Dakota. Authorities had no further reports on that slick, and Pruessing said the oil appeared to be evaporating and dissipating as the Yellowstone carries it downstream.EPA on-scene coordinator Steve Way said fast flows along the flooding river were spreading the oil over a large area, making it harder to capture. But Way said that also could reduce damage to wildlife and cropland along the river.The uncertainty frustrated riverfront property owners such as Linda Corbin, who worried that severe damage would be revealed as the flooding Yellowstone recedes in coming weeks. The stench of spilled crude was obvious in Corbin’s backyard — a reminder of the potential problems lurking beneath the surface of the nearby river.“The smell has been enough to gag a maggot,” said Corbin, 64. “I just hope it doesn’t come too far because I’m on a well, and I won’t appreciate having to shower in Exxon oil.”The spill was small compared to other oil-related disasters, such as the 11 million gallons leaked by the Exxon Valdez in Alaska in 1989. But officials said the pristine nature of the Yellowstone, along with its turbulent waters and riverside communities, complicated their cleanup efforts and attempts to assess the damage. Email Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox.last_img read more

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‘Winter in the Blood’ Comes to the Flathead

first_imgWhen James Welch published his debut novel, “Winter in the Blood,” in 1974, it marked the arrival of a powerful new literary voice that put into words the reality of being a Native American living on the reservation. Born in Browning to a Blackfeet father and Gros Ventre mother, Welch went on to produce five novels and become “our greatest writer,” according to Sherman Alexie, another preeminent Native American author. Forty years later, Welch’s landmark debut is now a feature film that showcases the distinct landscape of Montana and retells the classic story of Welch’s unnamed protagonist, who embarks on a wild odyssey along the Hi-Line in search of his absconding wife, his beloved rifle and, inevitably, his identity.Filmmakers Andrew Smith and Alex Smith, two brothers who grew up in Missoula and knew Welch well up until his death in 2003 at age 62, co-wrote and directed “Winter in the Blood,” which premiered last year to critical acclaim. The film, which stars Chaske Spencer, Julia Jones and David Morse, is coming to the Flathead Valley next week for two screenings that will include a discussion with Andrew Smith, as well as a reception before and after each screening. The Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts is hosting the first showing at 7:30 p.m., April 18, and the second showing will be at the O’Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish on April 19. Both events will include a reception beforehand at 6 p.m. The screenings are a benefit for the Hockaday Museum of Art, whose vice president of the board, Denny Kellogg, loaned artwork and artifacts from his personal collection to use as props during the filming. The artifacts will be on display for the Bigfork premiere.“Winter in the Blood” is the Smiths’ first feature film since “The Slaughter Rule,” which was released in 2002 and featured a young Ryan Gosling and Amy Adams. Even though tax incentives could have lured them to Canada, the Smiths were determined to shoot their new film in the same landscape where Welch’s novel was born. Using a large number of crew and cast members from across the state, the Smiths shot the film during the summer of 2011 in Chinook, Havre and on the Fort Belknap and Rocky Boy reservations. To maintain authenticity and to ensure the story’s genuine roots were kept intact, the Smiths made sure there was strong community and tribal involvement. Alexie was also brought on as an associate producer and “mentor.”“We want nothing more than for our collaborators – and our audience– to know this world’s stark, giant, particular beauty. To be able to call it ‘true to home’,” the brothers stated afterward.Last week the Beacon caught up with Andrew Smith, who teaches filmmaking at the University of Montana in between projects. Here is an abridged version of that interview.Beacon: You and your brother Alex have a pretty intimate relationship with the source material, having grown up knowing Jim. Did that make it harder or easier, and were you nervous when you decided to adapt his novel into a film?Andrew Smith: The process of being up to the task of making this film that paid the right amount of tribute to the great literary work that we were adapting was a challenge at first and was intimidating at first. And probably one of the reasons why it took us awhile to get it front and center on our plan was because we had so much reverence for the novel and for Jim. But that being said, after a certain point, once people seemed to be happy that we were taking this on, I started to think of this as a gift as opposed to a challenge. We were keepers of the flame, so to speak. We were being handed something valuable to pass on to another audience. (James’ wife) Lois Welch also said, ‘he would’ve been happy that you guys are doing this’ … The other thing that we kept in mind was that the book is always going to be there. It’s been in print for almost 40 years. And there’s no chance that it will ever go out of print, it’s only become more and more popular and more and more classic. So in many ways, we knew we couldn’t hurt the book. Once I realized that this was just an interpretation and it was a tribute, and it would stand on its own, it became much less pressure and more of a gift.Beacon: There’s a trove of great Montana literature out there, classic books and stories like James’ other novels, that are tied to our state’s culture and ethos but that haven’t been made into feature films. Why haven’t we seen more Montana stories on the big screen?Smith: There are some great ones untapped, both in terms of novels and of course biographies and real stories. There’s a great Charlie Russell movie out there, if somebody wanted to make a film about him. His life was incredible. Certainly Alex and I have other Montana stories in mind. But as far as why haven’t more of them been made – I think that the books that are well known here don’t always permeate the East Coast or West Coast culture. And that’s probably just a matter of time. There will be other ones. I know people are interested in other Jim Welch novels right now … I’m encouraging young Montana filmmakers to try to tell stories that are meaningful from right here.Beacon: What was the most surprising thing you discovered while writing and filming “Winter in the Blood?”Smith: I think the most surprising thing was the combination of how much difficulty there is to making a film like this and at the same time how many rewards came out of it. They were hand in hand. We found a ready and welcome community that embraced this project from the get-go. We were a little bit uncertain at first if we would be permitted to take this treasure forward, and not to speak for another people but from the human experience of the novel, as opposed to trying to address issues of ethnicity and identity. We felt like we had an access point.Beacon: What are you working on next? I’ve heard you’re working on a TV series looking at a Bakken boom town.Smith: We have been developing a TV series idea that looks at the changes coming to a small town as a boom reaches it. We’ve gotten some interest in it but we haven’t landed that series on a network yet. We’re very deeply involved in a feature film adaptation of another Montana writer, David Quammen. We’re working on “Walking Out,” an early fiction piece of his … That’s probably our future project. Then we also have some other stuff up our sleeve.Find more information on showtimes here. Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. 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Owens: The words that saved my life

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Georgia DOT Rolling Out Smart Signal Technology

first_imgAdd to My List In My List Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Autonomous vehicles are still a few years away. But when they get here, the Georgia Department of Transportation will be ready.Like us on FacebookAccording to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the DOT is almost halfway through one effort to upgrade traffic signals with technology that lets them communicate with “connected” cars and is launching a second project that’s part of a nationwide initiative.SPaT (Signal Phase and Timing) Challenge is a pilot program calling for all 50 states to install technology capable of broadcasting information to connected vehicles along at least one road corridor at a minimum of 20 signalized intersections by 2020.Georgia is taking a particularly aggressive approach to the SPaT Challenge with plans to install dedicated short-range radio transmitters at 50 intersections along two corridors, Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta and Peachtree Road from northern Buckhead through Brookhaven into Chamblee.The SPat Challenge project costs less than $1 million. However, the DOT is spending $18 million — including state and federal funds — to upgrade all 9,500 traffic signals in Georgia with smart signal software. Since starting the project almost two years ago, the agency has converted about 4,300 intersections. Dave Wiliams covers government for Atlanta Business Chronicle. Urvaksh Karkaria covers technology for Atlanta Business Chronicle. Related Stories For Whom The Bell Rings Sharelast_img read more

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JTC Singapore Undergraduate Scholarships

first_imgJTC Singapore Undergraduate Scholarships LinkedIn 0 MSIF Du Pré Grants 2021 for MS Researchers and Clinicians from LMICs Log in to Reply Estonian Business School Scholarship → Dear follower,For more information, please visit the official webpage: http://www.jtc.gov.sg/careers/Pages/scholarship.aspx#pageheader. Down below there’s a section saying ‘Contact JTC’, where you can submit your inquiry.Best regards,Mladiinfo team +1 Tweet on March 27, 2017 at 1:17 pm 4 thoughts on “JTC Singapore Undergraduate Scholarships” Skype has opened its internet-based client beta on the entire world,after launching it extensively from the United states and You.K.earlier this 30 days. Skype for Web also now can handle Chromebook and Linux for immediate messaging conversation (novideo and voice nevertheless, those call for a connect-in installment).The increase from the beta contributes assist for a longer selection of spoken languages to help youstrengthen that international functionality Pocket am from nigeria,am i also eligible for free airfare to study in JTC singapore on July 10, 2017 at 3:25 am By emaj says: on February 17, 2017 at 3:01 pm By raju shah says: TWAS Research Grants Program in Basic Sciences 2021 for Individual Scientists Deadline 31 March 2017Open to: international studentsScholarship: include airfare, Language study fees, maintenance allowance plus internships with JTCDescriptionEach year, JTC awards scholarships to outstanding individuals to pursue undergraduate programme at overseas and local universities in USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan, China and Singapore. Students will be able to pursue any course of study that has relevance to the different areas of work in JTC  including: Accountancy, Architecture, Business/Economics, Engineering, Facilities Management, Human Resources, Land Surveying, Mass Communications, Real Estate, Quantity Surveying, Urban Planning and DesignEligibilityTheir undergraduate scholarship is opened to individuals who possess:Excellent academic results;Outstanding co-curricular activities record;Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;Strong leadership qualities and potential;Passion to contribute to, and shape Singapore’s industrial landscape.ScholarshipOverseas scholarships awards include:Airfare;Language study fees (where applicable);Medical insurance (if necessary);Maintenance allowance;Pre-studies allowance;Tuition, examination and other related fees;Opportunity for sponsorship for approved student exchange programme;Internships with diverse business areas within JTC.How to Apply?To apply for the JTC scholarship, you need to fill out an enquiry form with you detailed information:More information on the official website. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. on February 24, 2017 at 11:49 am By mary says: Share 0 Charity Entrepreneurship Incubation Program 2021 Reddit Log in to Reply Log in to Reply Similar Stories By Cody says: Log in to Reply Dear Sir/Madam,Your blog is really good and proved a knowledgeable medium for the community. If anyone is interested in the Undergraduate and Graduate scholarship program then, here is “ President Scholarship for World Leaders at University of Winnipeg in Canada, 2017-2018 ” which is available for the International students.Scholarship Deadline: April 3, 2017Applicants can get more information about the Scholarship through the given link: http://scholarship-positions.com/president-scholarship-world-leaders-university-winnipeg-canada/2016/03/15/If you want to read articles related to scholarships like, how to apply for scholarship, how to get scholarship, Scholarship thank you letter etc. Then go through the given link: http://scholarship-positions.com/blog/ ← Construction Project Manager January 23, 2017 Published by emmanuel last_img read more

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