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17 may 2019

17:30
Gender-based violence has a disproportionate impact on LGBTQ2 people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit). Based on self-reported data, people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are three times more likely to experience...

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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is pleased by today's announcement that the Canadian and U.S. governments have ended steel and aluminum tariffs and other retaliatory measures. "The tariffs imposed on both sides of the border...

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Members of the media are invited to join Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, as he makes a National Crime Prevention...

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Frankforter Group has recently acquired a 623 units multifamily portfolio in the Atlanta, GA region for $39.5 Million. The portfolio includes the Preserve at Collier Ridge, a 419-unit multifamily asset, and Orchard Walk, a 204-unit multifamily asset....

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The Government of Canada is committed to renewing vital marine infrastructure to support the long-term growth and development of our coastal communities in British Columbia and across Canada.   Today, the Honourable Carla...

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Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, as he makes a funding announcement under the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS). Following the announcement,...

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The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by local organizations, will make a funding announcement related to addressing sexual harassment in the workplace.  ...

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The Government of Canada is committed to helping provinces adjust to pressures in delivering interim housing solutions. To assist British Columbia, the Government will provide $6 million to address costs associated with temporary housing for asylum...

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Canada is working with Canadians across the country to protect its land and water from plastic waste. Not only is plastic pollution harmful to the environment, but the disposal of plastics is a waste of a valuable resource. This is why the Government...

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Hydro-Québec today announces net income of $1,774 million for the first quarter of 2019, an increase of $130 million compared to $1,644 million in the same period in 2018. This is among the company's best first-quarter performances to date. "Across...

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Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient sustainable transportation services that help Canadians and their families get to work, school and essential services on time and back home safely at the end of a long day. Today, the Honourable...

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The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will announce the latest investment in the Government of Canada's plan to attract global talent, promote diversity and provide researchers and students with resources to pursue their...

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.2 percent in April to 112.1 (2016 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in March, and a 0.2 percent increase in February. "The US LEI rose in...

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In the week since the Ford government announced it is freezing land ambulance grants at 2017-2018 levels, municipalities have been scrambling to sort out the full impact of what could be a cut of $40-50 million province-wide. Ontario paramedics, the...

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Digital skills widen Canadians' access to a world of possibilities. All Canadians should have the necessary skills to get online by using computers, mobile devices and the Internet safely and effectively. That is why the Government is putting in...

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A changing climate is the single greatest global challenge of our time. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in climate adaptation and resilience, while supplying the minerals and metals needed for clean technologies throughout the...

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Aéro Montréal, Quebec's aerospace cluster, today announced excellent results for 2018 during its annual general meeting, held at MILA Québec, the new artificial intelligence campus. The meeting brought together some 150 senior leaders from Quebec's...

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, alongside the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, will announce how the Government is helping Canadian workers to adapt and prepare for the...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Member of Parliament for Gaspésie?Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Minister of National Revenue, will announce financial support for the Centre de recherche sur les...

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The Centre de formation professionnelle de la Baie-James (CFPBJ) has inaugurated a new high-fidelity mining equipment simulator. The acquisition of this tool for training in the mining sector was made possible through initial funding for CFPBJ's ore...

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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce?Westmount, will announce funding under a Government of Canada program to help Canadians gain the skills that will allow them to fully participate in...

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China medical biomimetics market is anticipated to witness 8.6% CAGR during the forecast period. Growing geriatric population base in the country coupled with rising incidence of cardiovascular diseases should drive Chinese industry. Rising...

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North America embolic protection devices market accounted for around 36% revenue share in 2018 and is estimated to witness tremendous growth over the forecast period. Growing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in this region is the main factor...


16 may 2019

14:46
New Jersey's nonprofit hospitals contributed $2.83 billion in community benefit support within their local communities in 2017, a commitment that includes free and discounted care along with support for social determinants of health including...

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, alongside the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, will announce how the Government is helping Canadian workers to adapt and prepare for the...

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The nature of work is changing. To keep our economy strong and growing, Canadians will need the right skills to take on the jobs of tomorrow. The new Canada Training Benefit will give Canadians the support and security they need to advance their...

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The Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum sharing will create new opportunities for rural telecom operators to offer carrier-grade fixed wireless service that will improve broadband coverage in rural America, according to a new report from...

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The Conference Board of Canada's Economist Robyn Gibbard offers the following insights on today's Monthly Survey of Manufacturing:  "While we saw a strong upward trend in manufacturing sales from mid-2017 to mid-2018, that trend reversed in the...

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California home sales remained muted entering the spring homebuying season as soft buyer demand continues to challenge the market, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.  Closed escrow sales of...

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Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. today announced that it has completed the previously announced redemption of its 2.80% Subordinated Debentures due May 16, 2024 (the "Debentures") pursuant to the notice of redemption sent to...

10:57
Bloomberg Tax today announced the 2018 recipients for outstanding authorship in federal taxation and the Leonard L. Silverstein Award for Distinguished Service in Tax. Professor Karen B. Brown of George Washington University was this year's recipient...

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Everyone deserves to live with dignity, feel safe and have their rights respected, regardless of their identity. Canada is committed to advancing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2) persons. To this...

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The current economic expansion, which now exceeds 10 years ? long by historical standards ? as well as signs of over-leverage in the corporate sector and geopolitical uncertainty, including the China-U.S. trade war, Brexit, and economic instability...

09:55
Today, on May 16th, the XII Astana Economic Forum (AEF) under the theme "Inspiring growth: people, cities, economies" has begun. At the plenary meeting of the AEF-2019, the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan -...

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US lodging service industry revenues are forecast to advance 3.6% yearly in nominal dollars to 2023, according to Lodging Services: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Lodging service providers will benefit from...

09:30
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce?Westmount, will announce funding under a Government of Canada program to help Canadians gain the skills that will allow them to fully participate in...

09:05
A world-class slate of CEOs, celebrities, economists, business leaders, educators, entrepreneurs, journalists, and politicians will discuss the economic opportunities in America being made possible by The New Mainstream Economy, as part of the second...

09:00
National Bank Investments Inc. (NBI) announced today the May 2019 cash distribution amounts per unit for one of its exchange-traded funds, as indicated in the table below. Unitholders of record on May 24, 2019...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Marie-Claude-Bibeau, Member of Parliament for Compton?Stanstead and Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce financial support for Laboratoire M2. The announcement will...

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Bloomberg Environment announced today the launch of Business of Bees, a six-part podcast series that covers the outsized role of the honeybee in U.S. economic and environmental policy. The series incorporates interviews with over 25 sources ranging...

08:30
Full-year 2019 real GDP growth is now projected at 2.3 percent, one-tenth higher than previously forecasted, after strong ? although likely unsustainable ? first quarter growth, according to the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR)...

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Transat AT Inc. ("Transat") announces that it has agreed to a 30-day period of exclusive negotiations with Air Canada pursuant to a letter of intent contemplating a transaction by which Air Canada would acquire all of the shares of Transat at a price...

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ATB Financial's newest Alberta Economic Outlook shows a provincial economy that is facing a number of challenges in 2019. As a result, ATB is forecasting real GDP growth of 0.7 per cent for Alberta in 2019 and 1.6 per cent in 2020....

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U.S. home values fell from March to April, the first month-over-month decline since February 2012, according to the April Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. The typical U.S. home is worth $226,800, down 0.1% from last month. The decline ? led...

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The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce?Westmount, will highlight how the Government of Canada helps young Canadians gain the skills and work experience they need to find and maintain good...

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The micro data center market is anticipated to hike from USD 3 billion in 2018 to around USD 14.5 billion by 2025, according to a 2019 Global Market Insights, Inc. report. The growing demand for micro-modular solutions to enhance the mobility and...

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DRAKKAR Logistics (a subsidiary of Drakkar & Partners), a company specializing in outsourcing operations in the transportation, retail, aerospace and defense sectors, and WIPTEC pick, pack & ship, a nationally recognized leader in order fulfillment...

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The electronic logging device market is anticipated to hike from USD 11.5 billion in 2018 to over USD 16 billion by 2025, according to a 2019 Global Market Insights, Inc. report. The market growth is due to stringent government regulations to...

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Utility thermostat market revenue is poised to cross USD 500 million by 2025. The introduction of various programs which offer discounts or other incentives toward installation of the devices will boost the product demand. The distribution channel...

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The still emerging Asia-Pacific (APAC) Water and Wastewater Services (WWWS) market is a hotbed of opportunities, driven by region-wide economic development, environment government policies, and the shift in global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)...

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