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5 june 2018

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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...

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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...


21 may 2018

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UNITED SIKHS today announced open enrollment for the 2018 Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy (AHAA) Summit. This annual program hosts the next generation of human rights advocates for a week of engaging civic courses, meetings with elected...


17 may 2018

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World Wildlife Fund Canada is thrilled to see one of Canada's longest wild rivers protected from future development through the creation this week of new provincial parks in Alberta. WWF-Canada recently identified the Birch River as one of the...


8 may 2018

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The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) strongly condemns the government's tabling of back-to-work legislation aimed at striking academic workers represented by Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3903 (CUPE 3903)...


3 may 2018

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The Manitoba government will soon post a request for proposal (RFP) as it seeks to bring new life to the Pineland Forest Nursery after the operation in its current form winds down on Dec. 31, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen...


2 may 2018

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The launch of the National Housing Co-Investment Fund's housing construction and renovation streams today by Minister Duclos marks another positive step under Canada's first-ever National Housing Strategy (NHS). The availability of $4.52 billion in...


23 april 2018

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On behalf of its more than 1,400 members across British Columbia, the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C. (TLABC) is deeply disappointed with the Government of B.C.'s decision to table legislation to put caps on what the Insurance Corporation of...


20 april 2018

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editorsApril 20, 2018 | Cambridge ON | For Immediate Release | As we gear up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, let's take this opportunity to celebrate this...


19 april 2018

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Restaurants Canada supports reasonable minimum wage increases to ensure employees can keep up with the cost of living. Licensed restaurant members also support British Columbia's liquor server wage as it enables restaurateurs to provide higher wages...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE George Steeves Seeks NPA Mayoral Nomination VANCOUVER, BC, April 19, 2018 ? George Steeves, former president of Vancouver engineering firm Sterling Cooper NDY, today announced he's seeking the NPA nomination for Vancouver...


13 april 2018

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Dr. Rafi Hofstein, President and CEO of MaRS Innovation (MI) announced today that as part of Toronto Health Innovation Week, MI will lead a special health innovation and investment mission to Seoul, South Korea from May 9 to May 11, 2018....


12 april 2018

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Imex Systems Inc. ("Imex" or the "Company") , a software solution provider to Governments, Municipalities and Public Authorities, is pleased to announce the following update to its business operations. Board of Directors and Management As...


10 april 2018

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After a productive lobby meeting with student representatives, the Canadian Federation of Students joined forces with Senator Percy Downe to bring students and members of the community together for a discussion on education and tax evasion. This is...


4 april 2018

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Today, workers at university and college campuses across Ontario are mobilizing to promote and enforce equal pay for part-time, contract, casual, seasonal and temporary workers. "The new laws that came into effect on April 1 are all about promoting...


28 march 2018

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In response to 2018 Ontario budget introduced today, WWF-Canada president and CEO Megan Leslie says:"This is a good news budget for the Great Lakes, with much-needed funding to finally address the growing problem of increasing salinity in these...

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Ontario's faculty and academic librarians are concerned that the 2018 Ontario Budget continues to underfund the province's universities. Ontario's universities receive the lowest per-student funding in Canada and the government's decision not to...


22 march 2018

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada's premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it will be leading two discussions on small modular reactor (SMR) technology as part of the 2018 International SMR and Advanced...

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors March 22, 2018 ? Cambridge, ON ? For Immediate Release | World Water Day 2018 arrives in the middle of droughts and floods around the world. There's no...

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WWF-Canada is deeply concerned by the 70 per cent decline in capelin abundance over the last two years, and maintains that capelin are still vulnerable to fishing in the face of declines largely driven by poor environmental conditions.  Sigrid...


15 march 2018

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March 15, 2018 ? Ottawa, ON ? For Immediate ReleaseOnce again, the Ottawa-based Tomlinson Group of Companies (Tomlinson) is recognized for its visionary leadership in technology, innovation and business success. On March 14th in Banff, Alberta,...


8 march 2018

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The Canadian Steel Producers Association (CSPA) and its member companies, today welcomed Canada's exemption from the tariffs announced by President Trump in response to the Section 232 investigation on The Effect of Imports of Steel on the National...

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The Islands Of The Bahamas are heating up this spring with seasonal deals, hotel updates and festivals worth traveling for. In a major development, the CDC reported there have been no new cases of Zika in the past 12 months, thus removing The Bahamas...

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Two of the world's leading health organizations have recently declared that The Islands Of The Bahamas do not pose a known risk to travelers of contracting the Zika virus.  No new cases of Zika have been identified in the country within the past 12...


27 february 2018

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As a part of Budget 2018, the federal Liberal government announced significant funding for protected areas in Canada, which positions Canada as a global leader in biodiversity conservation. In 2015, the Canadian government adopted the 2020...

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The following is a statement from Massimo Bergamini, President and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) in response to today's federal Budget: "The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) applauds the government's decision to...

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Canada's unions say they are pleased to see this year's federal budget commit to moving forward on universal pharmacare and pay equity. Today's federal budget commits to setting up an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare...

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The Canadian Federation of Students is looking for meaningful changes to reduce the up-front cost of pursuing a skilled trade or attending college or university and action to address mounting student debt. The Federation is also looking to see the...


26 february 2018

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Restaurants Canada remains optimistic that the federal government's 2018-2019 budget will include policies and measures that will alleviate financial pressure on small businesses and the nation's foodservice industry that will encourage growth from...

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The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation wowed more than 100 Canadian media, travel partners and tour operators with an innovative presentation to recap 2017 and give an outlook on 2018. During an oversubscribed media luncheon, Minister of...


23 february 2018

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Restaurants Canada is pleased to announce that the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will officially open RC Show 2018 ? the biggest event of the year for Canada's restaurant and hospitality...


14 february 2018

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LIVEWELL FOODS CANADA Inc. ("LW", "LiveWell Foods" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has received approval today from Ottawa City Council to turn its existing 540,000 square feet greenhouse (the "Ottawa Project") into a cannabis production...


13 february 2018

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Duos Technologies Group, Inc. , through its Duos Technologies' subsidiary (Duostech), will be participating in a pilot program, developing the first of its kind rapid deployment inspection portal validating that emergency mobile housing units...

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Ontarians are delivering Valentines to workers at more than 200 Tim Hortons outlets today; valentines that contain messages of support and additional information about workplace rights. This action comes on the heels of a National Day of Action...


9 february 2018

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The government of Canada missed an important opportunity to make the legislative changes needed through Bill C-69 to shift Canada significantly toward a more sustainable future. This country's ecological systems are increasingly threatened by...


8 february 2018

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SNOMED International announced today that its SNOMED CT global standardized clinical terminology will be used to support athlete care and treatment at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Used in more than 50 countries worldwide, SNOMED CT is...


6 february 2018

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Proposed amendments to the Fisheries Act announced by Minister Dominic LeBlanc today will result in a robust and modern law to protect fish and fish habitat, World Wildlife Fund Canada said. The proposed amendments restore habitat protections removed...


5 february 2018

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The BC Pharmacy Association (BCPhA) applauds the B.C. Government's decision to make a clear distinction between non-medical cannabis and medical cannabis by ensuring retailers selling recreational products can't label their businesses pharmacies....


29 january 2018

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Marijuana legalization has been looming large on the horizon for Canadian employers ? yet the vast majority are still not prepared for how legalization may impact the workplace. A full 71 per cent of employers are still not prepared for the...


25 january 2018

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Toronto, January 25, 2018 ? Geng Tan, Member of Parliament for Don Valley North, joined Seneca President David Agnew and student leaders today to officially open Seneca's new seasonal dome and multi-purpose artificial turf field. The new...

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With the New Year in full swing, there is no better time than now for travelers to escape the cold and book an affordable getaway to the beautiful Islands Of The Bahamas. Whether travelers are looking to get a taste of Bahamian culture in the capital...


17 january 2018

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Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors January 17, 2018 ? Fairfield-Suisun, CA ? For Immediate Release | Today, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) will be presenting...