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12 march 2019

09:00
Campbell Scientific (Canada) Corp. (CSC) was awarded by the Government of Canada's Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), as a partner in commercialization efforts of new technologies and services, to deploy their environmental intelligence...


11 march 2019

13:10
Inventures 2019 is offering a comprehensive program for entrepreneurs and innovators, June 5-7. With more than 200 speakers, the business and innovation conference, in Calgary, features leaders who have helped startups prosper and thrive around the...


6 march 2019

19:35
What: Union leaders are asking how the government can claim it is creating health care "teams" when the organizations representing hundreds of thousands of members of that "team" have never been consulted. More importantly, they note, the public has...


4 march 2019

15:55
Action, not consultation is what will close the gender pay gap, says the Ontario Federation of Labour. "The gender pay gap has been widely studied. The OFL has already submitted comprehensive recommendations to ensure pay equity for all Ontario...


28 february 2019

10:00
Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors. February 28, 2019 ? Cambridge ON ? For Immediate Release | Lystek International is excited to announce that its low temperature, commercial scale...


27 february 2019

03:25
In an historic decision, the Board of Education for New Westminster Schools has voted to supply free pads and tampons in school bathrooms.Trustees also voted to endorse the Period Promise campaign by United Way of the Lower Mainland. The campaign,...


25 february 2019

10:30
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) is marking the third anniversary of the Phoenix pay system failure with a National Week of Action. This week, members and union officials are organizing events across the country....


21 february 2019

10:30
Today, Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) announced the launch of provincial Offices to Advance Women Apprentices (OAWA) in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia. At today's announcement in Winnipeg, the CBTU was joined by the Honourable...


19 february 2019

08:05
On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Fraser Institute will release a new book on First Nations in Canada. The Wealth of First Nations compares the living standards of business-oriented First Nations that generate their own revenue with First Nations that rely...


5 february 2019

08:00
British Columbians are among the best in Canada at reducing solid waste and diverting materials to recycling and compost facilities, according to a new Vancity report.     But a detailed analysis of municipal, provincial and national data reveals...


31 january 2019

09:00
Political Blind Date, the TVO Original documentary series that was the talk of Canada's political world last year, returns for a fresh second season February 14 at 9 pm ET on TVO and tvo.org/politicalblinddate. Produced in association with Open Door...


30 january 2019

12:00
Innovate BC and the Government of British Columbia are excited to announce Rogers Communications as the title sponsor for the 2019 #BCTECHSummit. The #BCTECHSummit showcases British Columbia's vibrant technology industry, builds cross-sector...


29 january 2019

14:00
(via Blockchain Wire) The Digital Currency Trade Association (DCTA) has announced support for the idea of digital asset tax reform. The DCTA is organized as a "business association" under IRS tax law 501(c)(6) and the goal is to organize and educate...

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors.January 29, 2019 | Cambridge ON | For Immediate Release | Lystek International, the Cambridge, Ontario based provider of advanced biosolids management...

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In light of Alberta's continuing economic challenges and the rise of competing jurisdictions such as Texas and North Dakota, making the province's labour market more competitive could improve economic growth and benefit Alberta workers, finds a new...


28 january 2019

13:55
The Board of Directors of Innovate BC is pleased to announce the appointment of Raghwa Gopal as the organization's new President and CEO, effective February 15, 2019. Mr. Gopal will draw on more than three decades of business and technology...

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Aura Health Inc. (the "Company" or "Aura") is pleased with the final approval of Israel's export law for medical cannabis. On Sunday, January 27, the Israeli government announced the new law, approving the export of Israeli-grown cannabis to the...


24 january 2019

15:55
International food networking company Bridge2Food is joining forces with Inventures, a global innovation conference held in Calgary, Canada, June 5 to 7. Inventures, brings together the brightest ideas in emerging technologies that are transforming...

13:25
Adopting business-forward policies that drive market growth, certainty and investor confidence will enable Alberta communities and households to thrive, says the Calgary Chamber in its 2019 Alberta Provincial Election Platform recommendations.Titled...


18 january 2019

18:05
This afternoon hundreds of students from across the province rallied at Queen's Park committing to take action against plans proposed by the Ford Government that will cause irreparable harm to students' unions, universities and colleges across the...


17 january 2019

13:35
January 17, 2019 ? Cambridge, ON ? For Immediate Release | In September of 2018, leading biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International (Lystek), announced that it had successfully commissioned another installment of its low...


10 january 2019

11:10
CALGARY ? Alberta Innovates is seeking innovators to participate in an international pitch competition as part of Inventures 2019. Last year, the event represented the single largest source of venture capital in Canada.Inventures is a global...

09:00
Teamsters Canada, the country's largest transportation union, is slamming the Ontario Trucking Association's (OTA) proposal to bring in foreign workers to fill a shortage of drivers in the trucking industry. They should instead be focusing on...


3 january 2019

11:30
What happens when capitalism and charity intersect? Premiering January 22 at 9 pm on TVO and tvo.org/documentaries, TVO Original The Invisible Heart, joins award-winning filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza, in an unprecedented exploration of one of the...


17 december 2018

17:55
Kalamazoo Valley Community College announces an academic partnership with the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (MIIP) designed to democratize access to intellectual property education. Kalamazoo Valley is the only community college in...


13 december 2018

21:15
The Canadian Secular Alliance (CSA) applauds the repeal of Section 296 (blasphemous libel) from the Canadian Criminal Code. Bill C-51 (An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to...

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An armoured car robbery in Edmonton involving an improvised explosive device (IED) injured two GardaWorld guards at around 2 a.m. on Thursday. The workers, a man and a woman, are members of Teamsters Local Union 362. Both are currently in...

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Dr. Temple Grandin, global expert in livestock behaviour and autism advocate, will be the keynote speaker to kick off Inventures 2019 in Calgary June 5-7. Inventures is a global innovation experience hosted by Alberta Innovates to bring together the...


12 december 2018

08:40
"The Ontario government introduced sweeping legislation through Bill 66, also known as the Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018 which is as misleading in its title as Premier Ford's assertion that he stands up ?for the little guy.'" said...


11 december 2018

10:30
After months of Government delays and insulting offers, PSAC bargaining teams representing 90,000 federal public service workers have declared impasse and filed for a Public Interest Commission (PIC) to help move negotiations forward. The...


6 december 2018

17:50
Ombudsman Paul Dubé today committed his office to the new responsibilities transferred to it under the Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018 (the government's fall economic statement, also known as Bill 57), which was passed in...


5 december 2018

07:00
On Thursday, Dec. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on government-sector pensions in Canada. Risk and Reward in Public Sector Pension Plans: a Taxpayer's Perspective reveals how taxpayers subsidize government employee pensions, and...


30 november 2018

14:55
Universities, colleges, and polytechnic institutions are at the forefront of preparing our workforce with the knowledge and skills necessary for the future economy. But how do we know whether these institutions are delivering on this important task?...

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The BC government's Labour Code review Panel has made some promising recommendations to reform the BC Labour Code, the most notable being the implementation of successorship provisions in the Code, according to final submissions SEIU released Friday....


29 november 2018

10:00
Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors November 29, 2018 | Cambridge ON | For Immediate Release | Lystek International is pleased to announce that, on October 24, 2018, a multi-year (up to...


27 november 2018

07:05
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.  (the "Company" or "FLYHT") has been selected as the recipient of a $2.76 million interest-free WINN repayable contribution by Western Economic Diversification Canada. In early 2018, FLYHT applied for WINN funding to...


26 november 2018

20:55
At a meeting on Monday, November 26, Maple Leaf Foods announced plans to consolidate its Ontario plants by 2022. This consolidation will result in the closure of the plant in Toronto where approximately 600 employees are represented by Local 1006A...

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Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issues a report outlining its findings and recommendations from Phase 1 of the inquiry into electric vehicle (EV) charging services in the province. After reviewing the evidence and submissions...

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Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) announces today that important habitats at four National Wildlife Areas (NWAs) across the country will be safeguarded through an investment of $1.089 million over five years from the Government of Canada. As a respected...


23 november 2018

18:40
PSF President and CEO Dr. Brian Riddell's statement: Wild salmon and those of us who care deeply about them got some great news in federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau's Fall Economic Update. We were delighted to hear Minister Morneau announce...

12:10
Yesterday's announcement on changes to Ontario's social assistance programs are continuing Ford's attack on Ontario's most vulnerable, says Ontario Federation of Labour. "Without a strong social safety net that is designed with compassion and...


13 november 2018

10:10
The Provincial Government has introduced Bill 47 to roll back basic employment standards protection for all workers in Ontario.  The Bill will be put before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs on November 15, 2018. Workers, medical...


5 november 2018

10:45
The Ontario Universities and Colleges Coalition (OUCC), which represents more than 435,000 faculty, students, and staff at every public postsecondary institution in the province, is calling on the Ontario Government to protect decent work laws....


2 november 2018

12:45
Datametrex AI Limited (the "Company" or "Datametrex") is pleased to announce that the Company has secured a contract for approximately $200,000 CAD for its software services with a division of the Federal Government of Canada.   "It's a great...


1 november 2018

10:00
Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors Nov 1, 2018 ? Cambridge ON ? For Immediate Release | Lystek International is excited to announce the commercialization of its first, low temperature,...


31 october 2018

17:00
iTradeNetwork, the leading provider of on-demand supply chain and intelligence solutions for the food and beverage industry, is proud to announce a new module within its flagship Order Management Suite (OMS) that will streamline compliance with the...


25 october 2018

11:45
OTTAWA, ON (October 25, 2018): In recent years, China has invested billions of dollars in an effort to boost its visibility and improve its image abroad. However, unbeknownst to many Canadians, the Chinese Communist Party has expanded its efforts,...


24 october 2018

11:25
Ontario faculty are deeply disappointed that Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government has announced they will cancel fair labour laws, including the $15 minimum wage, paid sick days, equal pay for equal work, enhanced bargaining unit...


23 october 2018

06:00
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on the wage gap between government- and private-sector workers in Ontario. Comparing Government and Private-Sector Compensation in Ontario spotlights differences in wages for...


11 october 2018

16:03
More than 50 senior industry representatives will join Bermuda government and regulatory leaders taking part in next week's Executive Forum in Miami, showcasing the island as a leading finance centre for LatAm and global business. Organised by the...