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27 january 2022

07:30
The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) is dedicating a further $3.1 million to drive forward the Cure 360 agenda aimed to cure Rett syndrome by continuing to fund the most promising research and investing in a new potentially curative strategy in...


26 january 2022

13:15
Clean air, middle class jobs, and more money in Canadians' pockets: helping people upgrade their homes to be more energy-efficient fights climate change and creates good jobs, all while making sure homeowners save on their monthly bills. Member of...

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The Canadian labour market continues to evolve quickly, leaving many workers without the necessary skills to meet on-the-job demands, and many employers struggling to find employees to fill vacancies. To help Canada's economy recover from the...

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Barr-Nunn Transportation commits to providing company drivers a substantial pay boost through 2022. This is due to the severe supply chain issues and the impact of Covid 19. This added pay is in addition to all other compensation Barr-Nunn offers....


25 january 2022

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Everyone in Canada deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Affordable housing is key to Canada's pandemic recovery, especially for communities across the country, including in Alberta....

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Today, Voodle, a video messaging platform for the workplace, launched its first-ever founder grant. The Voodle Visionaries Grant Contest is calling all female, non-binary, and/or BIPOC founders to submit a 60-second Voodle about how their company is...

09:00
UPSIDE Foods (formerly Memphis Meats), the leading company in the cultivated meat, poultry, and seafood industry, announced today the acquisition of Cultured Decadence, a Madison, Wisconsin-based cultivated seafood company....

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Today, carbon offset ratings provider, Sylvera, announced it has raised $32.6M in Series A funding to accelerate its mission to become a source of truth for carbon markets. The round is co-led by Index Ventures - which also led the Seed round - and...

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Applications are now being accepted for Zurich North America's new Zurich Fellows scholarship, created to help diverse talent pursue advanced degrees in insurance-related fields. Zurich plans to award scholarships of up to $10,000 each to support...

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Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will make a virtual announcement to...


24 january 2022

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Charities and not-for-profits are at the forefront of addressing communities' needs, especially during the COVID?19 pandemic. However, many of them are struggling to recover and adapt their services to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the...

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In the lead up to Bell Let's Talk Day, the Bell-Graham Boeckh Foundation Partnership today announced a $1.5M donation to St. Paul's Foundation in support of Foundry to continue to transform youth mental health in BC and share knowledge and best...

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Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will make a virtual announcement to...

13:00
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company" or "NYCB") and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition ("NCRC") announced today the Company's commitment to provide $28 billion in loans, investments, and other financial support to communities...

12:11
To support the development of forward-looking products and services, Hydro-Québec subsidiary InnovHQ is launching the Energy Innovation Award. The contest is open to SMEs and startups whose energy solution in the field of energy efficiency or...

09:30
J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced a new sustainability-focused growth private equity investment team. The team will launch its first private equity strategy focused on investing in growth-stage private companies that drive resource...


20 january 2022

14:20
PCL Construction is pleased to announce the centennial anniversary of its Edmonton Buildings and Civil district ? 100 years of building in Edmonton, Northern Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut....

10:30
The Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF) today announced its third set of grantee partners ? further advancing its vision of addressing systemic racism and making real change in the lives of historically...

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Today, Tangerine Investment Management Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tangerine Bank, announces a new addition to its investment fund offering with the launch of Tangerine Socially Responsible Global Portfolios. The new Portfolios will hold a...


19 january 2022

12:15
Everyone in Canada deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Affordable housing is key to Canada's pandemic recovery, especially for communities across the country, including in Yellowknife....

12:00
SoLa Impact, a leading minority-led housing developer, today announced a $25 million investment from PayPal for its fourth fund, the Black Impact Fund.  The investment further scales SoLa's production of high-quality affordable housing in...

11:00
The health of the communities we live in relies on well functioning ecosystems that provide clean air, fresh water, medicines and food security. They also limit disease and help stabilize the climate. Typically, the greater variety or the more...

08:37
Transparency Technologies LLC ("Transparency®"), a company with a mission to accelerate the world's adoption of transparency, today announced the top 100 transparent companies in the world, tracked by the Transparency Indextm. The Transparency...


18 january 2022

15:30
Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), in partnership with the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, is offering families seeking assistance to build their families the opportunity to apply for family-building grants of up to $10,000 each. Interested applicants are...

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Grafine Partners and Stanley Capital are pleased to announce the formation of a significant strategic partnership. Stanley's research and technology-driven approach to private equity will be combined with Grafine's ability to meet the evolving needs...

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Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities opened applications today for the inaugural GET Champions Fellowship program, designed for forward-thinking tech leaders seeking to increase and deepen support for women, trans, and nonbinary employees in their...

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Aeroflow Urology, a nationwide provider of continence care supplies through insurance, today announced a $10,000 sponsorship to support the Tribal Adaptive organization, a non-profit whose mission is to use sports as a tool to improve the health and...


17 january 2022

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Disney Dreamers Academy, an educational mentorship program created and hosted by Walt Disney World Resort, plans to return with a reimagined approach, March 3-6, marking its 15th year of broadening career awareness and creating exclusive...


15 january 2022

13:05
In the news release, Color Street Foundation Pledges $1M to March of Dimes to Improve Maternal and Infant Health, issued 11-Jan-2022 by Color Street over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the "Color Street Foundation" hyperlink in...


14 january 2022

09:00
OFFSITEK, a Charlotte-based integrated construction company, is using robots, steel and offsite manufacturing to give first-time homebuyers options that work within their budgets, are high quality, and are better for the environment. Utilizing...


13 january 2022

13:30
The United Church of Canada is making funds available to support the work of Indigenous communities in the identification of unmarked graves, knowledge gathering, and ceremony to honour the children who died in its care at 15 residential schools. ...


11 january 2022

18:36
This January, the Color Street Foundation, the charitable arm of Color Street, is honored to announce a year-long partnership with March of Dimes to support families affected by birth defects and promote maternal and infant health....

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Digitunity today announced a $2.5 million contribution from AT&T to help bridge the digital divide for underserved students and their families in 10 U.S. cities. Over two years, 20,000 K-12 aged students and their families who lack devices to...

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Everyone in Canada deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for affordable housing. The Government of Canada created a national strategy to build and renovate hundreds of thousands of...

11:00
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada As Canada works to finish the fight against COVID-19, the Government of Canada is committed to driving a strong, inclusive and sustainable economic recovery that addresses systemic gaps and empowers...


10 january 2022

15:56
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has championed exploration since its inception more than 90 years ago. In 2021, its production arm Canadian Geographic Films debuted its first feature documentary, Returning Home, directed by Secwépemc...

12:52
The William, Jeff and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation, the charity founded by renowned asset manager Bill Gross and his son and daughter, announced today that it donated a total of $17,100,000 to 45 local and global non-profits in 2022, including...

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Ken Klein of QKapital Group is celebrating a landmark 20th anniversary as a successful and iconic leader in the real estate market in Florida. At the height of his career, he is now launching a new commercial real estate division with Berk Ocal. As a...

04:00
The Trendlines Group Ltd. ("Trendlines") , is pleased to announce that its fund, The Trendlines Agrifood Fund Pte. Ltd., has invested in AgriG8 Pte Ltd. ("AgriG8") as its first foray into the thriving agri-fintech space. Co-created in Q3 2021 with...


7 january 2022

17:01
The Government of Canada is committed to restoring market access for PEI fresh potatoes to the United States and supporting PEI farmers impacted by trade disruptions. To that end, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and...

11:00
Global Innovative Solutions, has formulated one of the most revolutionary green crypto projects which will come to market early in 2022. GSI was born with a promise: "Reduce pollution around the world by leveraging the use of blockchain."...

08:00
Cantor Fitzgerald filed an initial SEC registration statement for Cantor Fitzgerald Sustainable Infrastructure Fund, an interval fund that will seek to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns with an emphasis on current income. The fund will...


6 january 2022

08:00
Vertical Bridge REIT, LLC ("Vertical Bridge"), the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure in the United States, today announced that it has surpassed $8 million in cash donations and 4,000 hours of volunteer time since...


5 january 2022

08:00
An investment group, led by Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, Dikembe Mutombo, has finalized an investment in the SPIRE Institute & Academy in Geneva, Ohio. Mutombo will join the team as a strategic partner in helping SPIRE continue its growth and...


4 january 2022

10:00
BRANDED Group, the leading operator of digital-first consumer brands globally, today announced the acquisition of Fresh Heritage, a men's personal care company solving modern-day grooming problems for men of color. With founder Gamal Codner staying...

09:04
Next PR, a national public relations firm, highlights the results of its pro bono services for Mother Superior, a venture and social purpose foundry. The agency partnered with Mother Superior because of its mission to provide access to entrepreneurs...

08:48
VegTechtm Plant-based Innovation & Climate ETF (Ticker: EATV), a global ETF of publicly-traded plant-based innovation companies, has launched on the New York Stock Exchange.  The first financial product from the VegTechtm Invest advisory, the...


30 december 2021

12:30
The Government of Canada is working with partners to protect the health and safety of Canadians and to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and its variants in Canada. Self-isolation is one of the most effective ways to help stop the spread of COVID-19....


21 december 2021

08:36
The 2022 Private Equity and Venture Capital Compensation Report shows that private equity and venture capital compensation is up again this year, marking the eighth straight year of compensation gains. The percentage of respondents earning $150,000...


20 december 2021

16:40
McDonald's recently announced it would pledge $250 million over five years to help franchise candidates who may face economic obstacles. This five-year pledge is to be split between historically underrepresented groups. Meaningful change and progress...