Endowment and opportunities

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  • Central to any policy discussion of regulating food advertising to children is an understanding of the nature of children’s comprehension of advertising. Numerous studies have documented that young children have little understanding of the persuasive intent of advertising (Strassburger, 2001; Kunkel, 1995; John, 1999). Young children are easily exploited because they do not understand that commercials are designed to sell products and because they do not yet possess the cognitive ability to comprehend or evaluate advertising.

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  • From time to time, the Manager may on behalf of the Fund enter into transactions or arrangements with or involving other members of Bank of Montreal Group of Companies, or certain other persons or companies that are related or connected to the Manager of the Fund. These transactions or arrangements may include transactions or arrangements with or involving Bank of Montreal Group of Companies, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., BMO Harris Investment Management Inc., BMO Asset Management Inc., BMO InvestorLine Inc., HIM Monegy Inc., BMO Trust Company, Pyrford International Ltd.

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  • We would like to express appreciation to our project partners, the Urban Family Health Partnership, Kanchan Samity, Ananya Samaj Kallyan Sangostha and Unnata Paribar Gathan Mohila Sangostha. Their support and cooperation have been crucial in carrying out the research project. The twenty-four schoolteachers along with facilitators and peer educators as well as adolescents, parents and community leaders from the project areas deserve our sincere thanks.

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  • The rationale for selecting three cardinal symptoms is based on their high sensitivity and their relatively high specificity for ABRS, especially when considering the time interval of persistence for 10 days or longer. 36-38 Purulent nasal drainage predicts presence of bacteria on antral aspi- ration when reported as purulent rhinorrhea by the patient, when manifest as postnasal drip or purulent discharge in the posterior pharynx, or when observed in the nasal cavity or near the sinus ostium. 39,40 Purulent rhinorrhea also predicts radiographic evidence of ABRS.

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  • Reverend and former Congressman Bob Edgar brought the house down at our Conference in Aspen when he recited the arresting Martin Luther King, Jr. quote that opens this report. But what was remarkable about our Conference was that nearly everyone there brought the house down at some point – in their unique ways.Whether through quiet moments of candor, piercing insights about dynamics in our society or intense debates, our remarkable participants delivered on the challenging mandate set before them.

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  • This phenomenon has also been found to hold outside of the United States. Kaplan (1994a, b) finds that turnover probabilities for both Japanese and German executives are significantly related to earnings and stock price performance. Estimates of turnover probability in both countries indicate that stock returns and negative earnings are significant determinants of turnover. 10 Regressions using changes in cash compensation of Japanese executives document a significant impact for pretax earnings and negative earnings, but not for stock returns and sales growth.

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  • Comparing the total air pollution related health costs per capita (see Figure 14) the results of the three countries stay within the same range, although the central estimates indicate differences between the three countries. The highest per capita costs are shown for Austria. For the road traffic-related health costs, the per capita results differ much less between the three countries: The highest value is obtained in France with about 370 EUR per capita, followed by Austria with about 360 EUR per capita and Switzerland with about 310 EUR per capita.

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  • Over the past 15 years, the exchange industry has been in a state of continued flux. Exchanges have demutualised and in most cases become listed, they have consolidated through mergers and acquisitions, and they have become subject to stiff competition from a host of new alternative trading venues. In other words, stock exchanges have become engaged in an intensified competition and are refashioning themselves to meet the challenge.

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  • Each of the four agencies appointed representatives to the Working Group, which was formally convened with an initial meeting on May 5, 2009. As the first phase of preparing a report to Congress, the Working Group has developed a set of recommendations for proposed voluntary nutrition principles to guide industry self-regulatory efforts to improve the nutritional profile of foods that are most heavily marketed to children. The recommendations set forth below include the proposed nutrition principles.

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  • PHC was not just a blueprint for organizing a public health system. It was a fundamental approach to health itself, which included key values: services to be delivered as close to the community as possible, in a system that the country could afford, in an integrated manner, with the participation of the community. Health was understood in its full social and economic dimensions and health care was understood as an essential part of what good governance should mean. These were optimistic times: the commitment to PHC and to “Health for All by the Year...

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  • A detailed situational analysis of the nutrition situation in country, determinants of malnutrition and current nutrition interventions, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats can be found in annex 2. In brief, eighteen years of war and insecurity have had devastating effects on the nutrition and health status of the people of Somalia, which was already precarious even before.

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  • The eye and face protection selected for employee use must clearly identify the manufacturer. Any new eye and face protective devices must comply with ANSI Z87.1-1989 or be at least as effective as this standard requires. Any equipment purchased before this requirement took effect on July 5, 1994, must comply with the earlier ANSI Standard (ANSI Z87.1-1968) or be shown to be equally effective. An employer may choose to provide one pair of protective eyewear for each position rather than individual eyewear for each employee.

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  • The Programme aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important subject areas and disciplines relevant to international business. Equal emphasis has been placed on the quantitative and analytical approach to the study of International Business Management. It also attempts to provide comparative perspectives in many facets of International Business by covering methods of doing business as well as trade ...

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  • The AIFM Directive’s geographic impact will stretch beyond the EU; for example, due to the additional eligibility conditions for third-country AIF jurisdictions. Third-country jurisdictions wishing to ensure that their alternative funds can be actively marketed in the EU will need to carefully review their legal and regulatory framework in relation to AIFM supervision and be prepared to implement international cooperation arrangements for the purpose of systemic risk oversight and tax cooperation with relevant EU Member States.

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  • Nationally, estimates for the rate of overweight among children aged 4 to 12 is 10 percentage points higher for African-American and Latino children (22 percent) than for white children (12 percent) (Strauss, et al., 2001). Between the early 1960s and the late 1980s, while the rates of obesity tripled for black girls, they doubled for white girls (Kimm, et al., 2001). As nationally, there are disparities in childhood overweight among certain ethnic groups in California, African-American and Latino teens are at higher risk of overweight than white teens (Ritchie, et al., 2001).

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  • Whether you should buy a long-term care insurance policy will depend on your age, health status, overall retirement goals, income and assets. For instance, if your only source of income is a Social Security benefit or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you probably shouldn’t buy long-term care insurance, as you may not be able to afford the premium. On the other hand, if you have a large amount of assets but don’t want to use them to pay for long-term care, you may want to buy a long-term care insurance policy.

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  • A brief synthesis of the state of the environment is given using the main themes in AEO-1 as the baseline, but discussing this within the context of the Brundtland report and the programme areas of NEPAD-EAP. Where appropriate, the general regional situation has been placed in the global context. Six thematic areas, forming the basis of the chapters, have been used in the analysis – Atmosphere, Land, Freshwater, Forests and Woodlands, Coastal and Marine Environments, and Biodiversity.

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  • There was a time of optimism and progress in the 1960s, when there was greater hope for a braver new world, and for progressive international ideas. Colonies blessed with natural resources were becoming nations. The locals of co-operation and sharing seemed to be seriously pursued. Paradoxically, the 1970s slid slowly into moods of reaction and isolation while at the same time a series of UN conferences offered hope for greater co-operation on major issues.

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  • The result for the best performing firm on each issue is highlighted by the outer dashed line. The chart illustrates that in the best performing firm in all of the shops on that firm, shoppers said ‘yes’ to the question ‘Did the salesperson say that PPI was optional?’. The inner dashed line indicates results for the worst performing firm for each issue. For example, when considering the question ‘Was the customer told whether the shop was made on an advised or non-advised basis?’ in the worst-performing firm, no shoppers were told the basis on which the sale was made. ...

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  • The Internet has brought about many changes in the way organizations and individuals conduct business, and it would be difficult to operate effectively without the added efficiency and communications brought about by the Internet. At the same time, the Internet has brought about problems as the result of intruder attacks, both manual and automated, which can cost many organizations excessive amounts of money in damages and lost efficiency.

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