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28 august 2017

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TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.) today announced the launch of the RBC Vision Fossil Fuel Free Global Equity Fund. The Fund is part of the suite of RBC Visiontm Funds that were introduced earlier this...


27 august 2017

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CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU, Aug. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - For residents of Canada's Northern territories, marine transportation is an essential lifeline. Ships bring food and other important goods and represent critical jobs and employment. Last November, Prime...


25 august 2017

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HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Harvey continues its path toward the Texas coast, Verizon Wireless is well-prepared to serve customers in Corpus Christi and across the region with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE...

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LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska has gained a strong ally in its mission to ensure water and food security, welcoming Howard W. Buffett to...

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - On August 2, 2017, Carbo Herbal Supplies Inc. and owner, Mrs. Qin Zhou, pleaded guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice to violations under the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and...

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas' recent work to modernize power plants and generate cleaner electricity, responsibly manage coal ash and improve reliability while enabling more options for customers is at the...


24 august 2017

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TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its commitment to minimize the environmental impact of its products in every phase of their life cycle, Honda is launching the next phase of its Environmental Leadership Program, or Green...

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OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Halifax Andy Fillmore will announce, on behalf of the Government of Canada, an investment in a made-in-Canada innovation that monitors the quality of bodies of water.   Date: August...

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Pest detected outside the regulated area OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in Drummondville as well as in the municipalities of Saint-Germain-de-Grantham,...

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Pest detected outside the regulated area OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in the municipality of Chertsey, in the region of Lanaudière, North of Montreal. This...

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SHERBROOKE, QC, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that investing in public transit infrastructure is crucial to economic growth, reducing pollution and creating inclusive communities where everyone has access to...

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The two largest telecommunications companies in the country ? Verizon and AT&T ? are being urged by Green America to rapidly adopt renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Both...

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NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG today announced a joint electric car promotion with Nissan USA to offer PSE&G customers a $10,000 rebate off the MSRP of the 2017 all-electric LEAF.  The promotion is open to customers of PSE&G and is...

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OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - According to the International Energy Agency, approximately two-thirds of economically feasible global energy efficiency measures have not been implemented. If Canada were to pursue energy efficiency improvements more...

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VANCOUVER, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will participate in a round-table meeting on climate change and clean growth with members of the Greater...

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VANCOUVER, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce funding that will help communities across Canada tackle climate change, support clean air and...


23 august 2017

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OTTAWA, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, made the following statement regarding the escape of Atlantic salmon from an aquaculture facility in Washington State, near...

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VANCOUVER, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce funding that will help communities across Canada tackle climate change, support clean air and...

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OTTAWA, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced today that Structurlam is the first Canadian manufacturer of cross-laminated timber (CLT) to be certified to the SFI 2015?2019 Chain-of-Custody Standard....

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public interest groups are urging the California Senate Rules Committee to demand answers about oil and gas well safety breaches from Governor Brown's top oil and gas aide and to not...

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NEW YORK, Aug. 23. 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, today announced that it has convened more than 60 of the most respected figures from the worlds of business, law enforcement, government,...

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Future Mobility ? a growing coalition of twelve transportation, passenger safety, and consumer interest stakeholders ? today urged the timely and thoughtful passage of federal self-driving...

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NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) today approved a Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) proposal to extend three popular energy efficiency programs and implement two new ones. PSE&G...

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VANCOUVER, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will participate in a round-table meeting on climate change and clean growth with members of the Greater...

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THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Leaders from Webequie and Nibinamik First Nations are clarifying their position for community members and neighbouring communities today following the recent announcement by the Province of Ontario with Premier...

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MONTRÉAL, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) held a random draw today for 350 taxi permits to serve Montréal?Trudeau airport. This increase of 50 permits will reduce wait times and meet growing demand. The permits are valid from...

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MONTREAL, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Coast Guard is currently nearing the midway point of the 2017 Arctic season. Icebreaking operations in support of industry resupply to Arctic communities in the lower Arctic have been completed. Coast...

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Packaging today announced the launch of the Fall 2017 Made By Milktm Carton Construction Contest. This year's contest theme ? Sports ? invites students to build milk carton creations inspired by...

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MONTREAL, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) wishes to inform policyholders, whose homes were damaged by the high winds that hit several Quebec regions yesterday, that property damage caused by this kind of natural disaster...

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FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chittenden County, VT leads the United States in its recycling program for mercury-containing thermostats, according to a recent report from the Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) that...