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News by subject: GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

11 october 2018

10:33
Vricon announces a new contract to support the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Regional 9-1-1 Program. This represents Vricon's first purchase by a regional government entity, as well as the first contract specifically supporting...


9 october 2018

14:33
On Tuesday October 2, the York University Board of Governors voted to continue investing in arms manufacturers and other harmful industries, including fossil fuels and tobacco, through the adoption of revisions to its Statement of Investment Policies...


4 october 2018

05:03
If the Ontario government cancelled existing contracts with renewable energy generators such as wind and solar power, it could reduce electricity bills for Ontarians by 24 per cent, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an...


2 october 2018

15:33
The Premier told the legislature today that he would scrap paid sick days, as provided in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, known as Bill 148. Paid sick days and the other reforms in the Act from the legislated increase in the minimum wage to...


1 october 2018

19:33
The national leader of Canada's food workers union says the trade deal with U.S. and Mexico will weaken Canada's food system and create uncertainty for workers and their communities. "There is good reason for food workers to feel betrayed by more...

17:03
AirBoss of America Corp. announced today that AirBoss Defense, the defense products line of its Engineered Products segment, has been awarded an IDIQ contract from the US Department of Defense for the manufacture of up to 1,620,000 pairs of AirBoss...

12:03
Media are invited to attend an exclusive Toronto municipal election mayoral event hosted by Toronto Real Estate Board on real estate related issues on October 3, 2018 at Parkview Manor. What:              TORONTO MUNICIPAL ELECTION MAYORAL EVENT...


27 september 2018

14:33
Ontario's universities and colleges are vital spaces where a culture of rich academic debate and free expression should be fostered. Core to the mandate of our postsecondary institutions is the advancement of knowledge, and that requires our campuses...


25 september 2018

15:03
It is long on propaganda but short on new ideas, and despite all rhetoric, would lead to more of the same -- cuts, instability, restructuring and privatization -- the Ontario Health Coalition warned today in response to the Ford government's release...


21 september 2018

13:03
Ontarians will only suffer if Campbell's commission of inquiry leads to cuts in ? and the privatization of -- public services including in health, education, and child care. Although the commission's report does not recommend cuts to services,...


17 september 2018

22:03
About 75 community allies rallied around GDI Integrated Facilities Services janitors on Monday afternoon in Vancouver who, up until today, cleaned the Canada Line. The workers have lost their jobs, and with them health and dental benefits and other...


31 august 2018

12:03
"The Ontario government has announced that universities could face funding cuts if they do not comply with newly introduced requirements for campus free speech policies. OCUFA does not believe this government intervention is necessary and is deeply...


22 august 2018

18:03
As one of Canada's leading unions, we certainly welcome the federal government's declaration to reduce poverty. But, after reading the fine print, we are surprised and disappointed to find that the National Strategy on Poverty Reduction is missing a...


20 august 2018

06:03
On Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on Ontario government finances. Restoring Ontario's Public Finances outlines several ways Ontario's new government can balance the provincial budget?a promise made during the...


15 august 2018

10:03
August 15, 2018 ? Monterey, CA ? For Immediate Release | On August 9, 2018 at the 63rd Annual CASA Conference in Monterey, California, Lystek International (Lystek) and the Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District (FSSD) were honored by the California...


9 august 2018

14:33
Restaurants Canada welcomes today's announcement from Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Mary Ng, Canada's new minister for small business and export promotion, regarding new deals with major credit card companies to reduce the fees they charge...


27 july 2018

16:33
Ford government's reported move to privatizing the sale of cannabis can only hurt Ontarians. "Time and time again we have seen profitable publicly-owned businesses put into private hands with negative results. The private sale of cannabis will only...


22 july 2018

19:03
Congratulations to Northern Shuswap Tribal Council [NStQ Treaty Group], the Government of Canada, and the Province of British Columbia on today's signing of an agreement in principle [AIP]. NStQ represents Stswecem'c/Xgat'tem [Canoe Creek/Dog...


19 july 2018

18:33
Cypherium (https://www.cypherium.io/), the fastest decentralized blockchain and first to solve governance disputes using proof-of-work, presented Amir Dossal with the inaugural ?Blockchain Humanitarian' award at the Blockchain World Conference in...

03:03
During the Council of the Federation meeting in Saint Andrews, N.B., Labour leaders from across the country united to deliver a message to Canada's Premiers ? collaboration is critical.   "Canada's Premiers will soon be asked to support a Pharmacare...


18 july 2018

13:33
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFramework, the 12-story tall wood building planned for Portland's Pearl District, has announced that the project has been placed on hold for the foreseeable future.   Initiated in 2014 with support from the Softwood Lumber Board,...


17 july 2018

15:33
Cypherium (https://www.cypherium.io/), the fastest decentralized blockchain and first to solve governance disputes using proof-of-work, presented Amir Dossal with the inaugural ?Blockchain Humanitarian' award at the Blockchain World Conference in...


16 july 2018

17:33
Cypherium (https://www.cypherium.io/), the fastest decentralized blockchain and first to solve governance disputes using proof-of-work, presented Amir Dossal with the inaugural ?Blockchain Humanitarian' award at the Blockchain World Conference in...


11 july 2018

08:33
Canada's Ecofiscal Commission today released a new report, Responsible Risk: How putting a price on environmental risk makes disasters less likely.  Environmental disasters ? for example, train derailments, tailings pond failures, or oil spills ?...


4 july 2018

06:33
The Trump corporate tax cut bill was signed in December 2017 with some of the changes coming into effect as soon as January 2018."There was speculation that this would result in a flow of money from Canada to the US and anecdotes of businesses...


3 july 2018

14:33
Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) continues to support the Federal Government in its recent efforts to respond to the Trump Administration's misguided decision to impose tariffs on the aluminum and steel industry in Canada. The Trudeau...


28 june 2018

20:03
World Wildlife Fund Canada welcomed today's announcement of the designation of Banc-des-Américains as a "double-protected" marine protected area (MPA) under both the federal Oceans Act and as an aquatic reserve in Quebec. The establishment of this...


27 june 2018

12:33
Leading biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International Ltd. (Lystek), is pleased to announce that it has been awarded multi-year, multi-million dollar contracts by the both the City of Benicia (Benicia) and the City of Palo Alto...


24 june 2018

23:33
Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick" or the "Company") today provided an update on ongoing discussions with the Government of Tanzania concerning the proposed framework for Acacia Mining plc's ("Acacia") operations in Tanzania. Discussions between...


21 june 2018

11:33
Statement from Massimo Bergamini, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) on the release of a study by the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) this morning on the impact of high taxes and fees on Canada's commercial airline...


19 june 2018

18:03
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has emerged with the highest approval rating of any Provincial Premier in the DART Insight regular quarterly survey of constituent provincial voters across Canada. Moe, who assumed the Premiership from former...

08:03
With the imminent legalization of marijuana, a new public opinion poll shows that nearly 9 out of 10 of Canadians support applying the current branding and packaging regulations to both tobacco and marijuana cigarettes. In light of these findings,...


18 june 2018

11:03
National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) has announced the launch of its new brand name, Sourcewell, to better reflect its purpose and to position itself for ongoing local and national growth. Founded as an Educational Cooperative Service Unit (ECSU)...


14 june 2018

17:03
As the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) launches it first town hall public consultation on the new air passenger regulations in Toronto today, the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) wants to alert Canadians about how these regulations...

16:03
As the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) launches it first town hall public consultation on the new air passenger regulations in Toronto today, the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) wants to alert Canadians about how these regulations...


11 june 2018

09:33
The Tenth World Salt Symposium will be held June 19-21, 2018 in Park City, Utah, and will feature nearly 100 presentations from around the globe covering all topics related to salt. Starting in the 1960's, people from around the world have gathered...


8 june 2018

17:33
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation (BMOTA) was recognized by The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in the Virutal Visitor Award category for "Best Feature in an Online Publicaion" at the annual Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards on the...

14:33
Last night during the Caribbean Tourism Industry Awards Dinner and Fashion Show, part of the annual Caribbean Week New York events, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Director General Joy Jibrilu received the distinguished Allied Award for her...

11:33
With the election of a Progressive Conservative majority government, Ontario's labour movement will fight to ensure workers' rights and public services are protected. "While this is not the result the labour movement was hoping for in this election,...


6 june 2018

06:03
Over 210 signatures have been collected from Ontario MPP candidates by the Campaign for Public Education and Fix Our Schools in this election campaign so far. All candidates have pledged their commitment to eliminate the $15.9-billion of disrepair in...


5 june 2018

16:03
Yesterday, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth), and Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil?Soulanges, Peter Schiefke, toured the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) at the Expo Centre in Edmonton, and engaged with a variety of...

13:03
Cypherium (https://www.cypherium.io/), the fastest decentralized blockchain and first to solve governance disputes using proof-of-work, participated in the United Nations' inaugural blockchain initiative. The Blockchain Commission for Sustainable...


4 june 2018

20:33
UNITED SIKHS today released an assessment at Ground Zero as the only NGO providing humanitarian aid amidst the ongoing conflict. As described by local news reports and UNITED SIKHS first-responder personnel, a mob of 200-300 individuals gathered at...

16:33
Steven G. Day NTP, president of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, will testify June 6 before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit during a...

12:33
Following the release of Doug Ford's "platform" the Ontario Health Coalition has tried to analyze how Mr. Ford's plan will impact health care funding.  Over the next four years, with four days until the provincial election we still have no firm...


31 may 2018

11:33
According to a new poll commissioned by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA), 68 per cent of Ontarians oppose universities hiring more contract faculty on short-term contracts instead of full-time professors with...


30 may 2018

16:03
The Manitoba government has posted a request for pre-qualification (RFPQ) as it seeks to bring new life to Pineland Forest Nursery after the operation in its current form winds down on Dec. 31, 2018, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires...


29 may 2018

09:03
The deteriorating public schools in Southwestern Ontario's public schools have racked up over $1.5 billion in disrepair, data from the Ontario Ministry of Education has revealed. The School Facility Condition Data report, updated at the end of 2017,...


23 may 2018

23:33
World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) are honoured to announce that unparalleled conservation leader Grand Chief Herb Norwegian, 66, of Dehcho First Nations is the winner of the 2018 $10,000...

11:03
Health care is polling as a top issue for voters as the June 7 provincial election draws near. But despite the fact that all the other major party candidates in London North Centre are joining in a public debate on health care issues today, the...