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  1. July 11, 2018Expert Advisory - Bank of Canada interest rate
    The Bank of Canada is expected to raise its interest rate today. The University of Waterloo has an expert available to talk about the impacts of the BOC’s decision and what that could mean for Canadians.
     
    Jean-Paul Lam – Economics
    Jean-Paul Lam is an Associate Professor of Economics at Waterloo and was formerly an assistant chief economist at the Bank of Canada.
  2. July 10, 2018Expert Advisory - Canada ranks 20th in United Nations’ sustainability index

    A new indicator shows Canada ranks 20th among countries participating in the UN’s ambitious global effort to address the world’s 17 toughest social and environmental problems, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A new online tool accessible to the public shows Canada is below its peers on Climate Action and Reduced Inequalities, in particular.

  3. July 10, 2018A bad mood may help your brain with everyday tasks

    New research found that being in a bad mood can help some people’s executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritize tasks. The same study found that a good mood has a negative effect on it in some cases.

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