L’accord ci-dessus s’inscrit en marge du Conseil de la fédération à Charlottetown, Ile-du-Prince-Edouard (voir notre publication du 28/8/14).
Il est à noter que « ce genre d’échange est maintenant autorisé au Manitoba. La Nouvelle-Ecosse est sur le point de changer sa réglementation. La Saskatchewan est maintenant sur la bonne voie », a souligné Christy Clark, Première ministre de la C.-B.
En outre, Kathleen Wynne, Première ministre de l’Ontario, a déclaré « s’intéresser à un accord similaire pour sa province ».
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Photonics is all around us; it is an integral part of modern human society, contributing to our daily lives. The science of photonics is the study an utilisation of light or photons. Consequently due to its interdisciplinary nature it crosses the fields of physics, chemistry and electrical engineering.
The majority of society is unaware if the collective study of phonics or its importance to industry. Instead of seeing devices that are produced by, or that use photonics, we simply see electronics. Unaware of the amazing technology within, it’s extensive nature or its complexities. Yet photonics is a sector that is increasingly vital to our economic growth and standard of living.it is driving innovation forward faster than ever before and revolutionising our lives, and altering the way we view and experience the world around us.
The most commonly known example of a photonic device is a…