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24 april 2021

12:25
As the world's largest Armenian non-profit organization with a 115 year history serving Armenians around the world, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) has long understood the value of an unequivocal recognition of the Armenian Genocide of...


20 april 2021

11:20
Bow Valley College is pleased to announce?the launch of a new suite of courses?through an innovative Competency-Based Education (CBE) model.?After receiving ministry approval, applications are now open for a new Cloud Computing Post-Diploma...


19 april 2021

23:35
The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a reply brief today in the Arizona Court of Appeals. The suit challenges the Maricopa County Superior Court's decision to allow the Arizona Department of Child...

18:20
The national president of Teamsters Canada, François Laporte, made the following comments regarding today's federal budget: "I am relieved that Ottawa continues to support workers and reject the politics of austerity. Since the beginning of the...

18:05
Restaurants Canada welcomes a number of commitments unveiled today in the federal budget ? most notably, the promise to extend the rent and wage subsidies until Sept. 25, 2021 ? but is continuing to call for more sector-specific support. "We...


15 april 2021

12:55
The voice of Canada's food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW Canada), welcomes the announcement by the federal government to create an additional 30,000 permanent residency (PR) opportunities for more than 100 critical...

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Together with the EPS Industry Alliance (EPS-IA), the protective packaging specialist Storopack advocates for a safe and efficient recycling of expanded polystyrene (EPS). Storopack uses recycled EPS in a variety of applications, including the...


12 april 2021

17:20
Following news that approximately 60 programs have been cut at Laurentian University and that over 80 faculty members have lost their jobs, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations is calling for the resignation of Minister of...


7 april 2021

15:00
Doug Ford's stay-at-home order announcement today leaves essential workers in food manufacturing, grocery, pharmacy, and healthcare still going to work every day with very little protection or support from their government. Locals 175 & 633 of the...


6 april 2021

11:00
Innovate BC is proud to announce President & CEO, Raghwa Gopal will be featured in upcoming book, The Courageous Move which profiles successful Canadian Immigrants.  Raghwa Gopal, a former recipient of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards was...


1 april 2021

10:00
Teranet Manitoba, the Province's exclusive service provider to operate the land and personal property registries, is excited to announce that its Winnipeg location is moving to a new office space on April 6, 2021. Teranet Manitoba will be moving from...


31 march 2021

10:45
Based on increased case counts and risks posed by COVID-19 variants of concern, the Provincial Court of Alberta will not be reopening Traffic Court in any of its locations across the province until at least May 17, 2021. All provincial ticket, bylaw...


26 march 2021

16:15
Leonovus Inc., ("Leonovus" the "Company")  today announces that it was nominated and accepted into Innovation Canada's Accelerated Growth Service (AGS). The AGS assigns an innovation advisor to the Company to help find and take advantage of...

07:00
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) President and CEO, Tabatha Bull, issued the following statement today outlining further opportunities to support Indigenous business through this year's Budget from the Government of Ontario. "CCAB...


25 march 2021

12:00
After hibernating all winter, Ontarians will soon be flocking together with friends and family on restaurant or backyard patios ? masked, socially distanced and following regional public health guidelines, of course ? to celebrate the arrival of...


24 march 2021

19:20
Ontario's university faculty and academic librarians are disappointed that the 2021 Ontario Budget fails to adequately invest in Ontario's universities to put them on secure financial footing. University faculty and academic librarians have played an...


22 march 2021

09:00
Health care advocates including thousands of families; residents and their substitute decision makers; care workers, professionals, nurses and their unions have come together to release a legal opinion on what national standards for long-term care...

08:30
LMN Architects is pleased to celebrate the construction progress of the Lakeview Office Building in Kirkland, Washington. Situated on a triangular, prominent site at the gateway to Kirkland, the building is expected to be completed in the summer of...


19 march 2021

17:45
Ontario's faculty and academic librarians are appalled and dismayed that none of the $106.4 million in new postsecondary funding announced by the Ontario government has been allocated to Laurentian University. This funding is purportedly designed to...

16:20
Health care advocates including thousands of families; residents and their substitute decision makers; care workers, professionals, nurses and their unions have come together to release a legal opinion on what national standards for long-term care...


18 march 2021

21:15
Earlier today, the Ontario government announced the continuation of the temporary wage bonus program of $3 per hour, for some Personal Support Workers (PSWs). Instead of creating the necessary solutions that would address the employment issues in the...

16:20
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) is proud to announce that Brian Pearse, P.Eng., will become APEGA's 102nd president at the 2021 annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday, April 23. Pearse, a professional...


17 march 2021

12:20
The Open Society Foundations are deeply concerned by reports that Phyu Pa Pa Thaw, finance manager of OSM (Open Society Myanmar), has been detained in Myanmar. We call for her immediate release. We are alarmed by reports that authorities are seeking...

06:35
China's top legislature endorsed on Thursday a decision on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, which marks another major step to improve the region's legal and political systems, said Lv Jian-she, President...


16 march 2021

09:55
Ottawa, March 16, 2021 ? Research from The Conference Board of Canada, in partnership with the Future Skills Centre, has found that employers and employees need a high degree of flexibility in today's rapidly changing labour market.  ...


11 march 2021

15:45
UFCW Canada, the union organizing Uber drivers and Uber Eats couriers across the country, says Uber Canada's recent proposal to provincial governments to set up an alternative set of regulations to govern gig workers that Uber calls ?Flexible...


8 march 2021

08:30
LMN Architects in collaboration with Booth Hansen is pleased to celebrate the design and construction of the new Computer Design, Research, and Learning Center at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Located at a unique prominent site on campus,...


3 march 2021

11:00
On May 5, 2021 The B.C. government and Innovate BC will award three prizes at the first-ever Aquaculture Innovation Awards event. The event encourages sustainable growth, competitiveness and adaptability of the aquaculture sector in BC by funding...

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The Government of Canada, through its COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF), is supporting a study in the Maritimes aimed at determining which health factors cause long-term care residents to experience severe COVID-19 outcomes, including death. The...


2 march 2021

11:00
Eligible producers who were not paid for grain delivered to Canpulse Foods Ltd. and Global Grain Canada Ltd. will be fully compensated through the Canadian Grain Commission's Safeguards for Grain Farmers Program. The Canadian Grain Commission...


1 march 2021

09:00
Committed to protecting Ontarians from the dangers posed by shoddy technical workmanship on fuel-burning appliances, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) kicks off Fraud Prevention Month with the launch of its second annual 'Trunk...


28 february 2021

13:30
Jushi Holdings Inc. ("Jushi" or the "Company") , a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, issued the following statement on the Commonwealth of Virginia legalizing cannabis for adult use. In the fall of 2020, Jushi, through its...


23 february 2021

10:30
As part of a week of advocacy, faculty and students from across Ontario have been meeting with dozens of MPPs to demand the provincial government take responsibility for the underfunding of Laurentian University and provide the institution with the...


22 february 2021

14:25
Today the Ford government announced funding to train 373 new long-term care PSWs in Lanark and Renfrew, North Bay, Hamilton, Ottawa, the Greater Toronto Area, Kitchener, London and Burlington. This number of PSWs would not be enough to improve care...


18 february 2021

11:00
The Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA) announced today that the grain sector is embarking on a major campaign to raise awareness and seek solutions for outdated and problematic marine port governance rules. "We are working in a port oversight...

08:00
Ottawa, February 18, 2021 ? The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on Canada's economic performance and government revenues, new research from The Conference Board of Canada has found. Profits and labour...


17 february 2021

13:45
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and the Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) are asking that the Ontario government stay focused on the proposed Greenbelt expansion announced today for consultation, while ensuring...


16 february 2021

14:50
This morning, Doug Ford's Conservative Government refused to support the NDP's call for all-party consent to pass Bill 239, Peggy Sattler's Stay Home If You Are Sick Act. Bill 239 would provide 7 permanent paid sick days, plus 14 additional days...


12 february 2021

11:05
Students from 13 universities and colleges across Canada gathered virtually yesterday afternoon at Right To Play's "Rally for Girls Education", supported by Global Affairs Canada, to raise awareness and mobilize Canadians in support of every girl's...


11 february 2021

13:30
Yemeni civil society organizations believe justice and accountability can play a decisive role in establishing a lasting peace in Yemen, according to a new Open Society Foundations report. A Passage to Justice: Selected Yemeni Civil Society Views...


8 february 2021

14:25
The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and the Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) applaud the Ontario government's decision to remove the construction permitting restrictions and the prohibition on starting new...


28 january 2021

09:05
Restaurants Canada looks forward to hosting Small Business Minister Mary Ng, along with other government and industry representatives, for the virtual launch of its national Restaurant Revival Working Group at 5 p.m. ET today. "It is my pleasure to...


22 january 2021

17:15
100 organizations representing more than one million families of loved ones in long-term care, residents, care workers, health professionals, advocacy groups, seniors' groups and community groups held a press conference today to deliver a powerful...


21 january 2021

11:25
The deadly riot at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. earlier this month underscored Canada's own questions about the current health of and prospects for democracy. The Democracy Agenda, a new partnership between TVO and the Toronto Star...

09:00
It has been more than two years since Canada became the first G20 country to legalize recreational cannabis and cannabis products. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is investing $1.8 million dollars in research on...


20 january 2021

13:40
PMTA Verified releases their Unverified List, uncovering e-liquid and device Brand Owners and Manufacturers who have made statements regarding PMTA Submission(s), but have neglected to provide proof to PMTA Verified in the form of a signed Acceptance...


19 january 2021

10:00
Bow Valley College is unveiling a revitalized brand, ushering in an exciting era for a post-secondary institution with deep roots in advanced education since 1965. From its humble beginnings as a vocational school to becoming Alberta's largest...


18 january 2021

11:45
Homes For Heroes Foundation (H4HF) honours our Canadian Armed Forces heroes at all of their tiny home villages and is doing so again with the new Edmonton village which will begin construction this spring. Each of the Homes For Heroes Foundation tiny...


15 january 2021

11:30
LMN Architects is pleased to announce the addition of three new partners to join the leadership of the firm: Julie Adams, Osama Quotah, and Pamela Trevithick. This expansion of the partnership enhances LMN's capacity to undertake complex planning and...


12 january 2021

08:00
The Conference Board of Canada has released its two-year economic outlook and forecasts that real gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 5.3 per cent in 2021 and 3.5 per cent in 2022 respectively. The growth forecasts for the next two years follow...

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