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23 february 2022

08:15
Ottawa's recent $40 billion settlement of a First Nations claim following a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision will likely encourage more organizations and individuals to seek large settlements from governments across Canada, finds a new study...

08:00
British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) Chief Executive Officer, Darlene K. Hyde, will be announcing a series of sweeping recommendations addressing current concerns with the province's housing market, the real estate transaction process and...


22 february 2022

07:30
Patriot One Technologies  ("Patriot One" or the "Company") today announced it was awarded a contract worth nearly $1 million CAD with Canada's Department of National Defence (DND), to further develop an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled full...

06:00
Canada Foundation for Innovation On behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore will announce major funding in support of science and research in...


18 february 2022

11:00
Canada Foundation for Innovation On behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore will announce major funding in support of science and research in Canada...

10:40
The international conference "The Arctic: Developments from the Perspective of the Humanities" took place February 15-16 as part of the main events of the Russia's chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The conference was organized and managed by the...


17 february 2022

08:00
What: The Ford government has announced plans to bring in private for-profit hospitals in Ontario. They are handing more than 18,000 long-term care beds to for-profit companies in 30-year contracts and despite many repeated announcements, they have...


16 february 2022

16:05
The Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) applauds today's announcement by the B.C. government that skilled trades certification is coming to the province in the near future. The association has long-advocated for skilled trades certification for...

11:00
Innovate BC and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) are providing a combined total of over $2 million in research and development funding to help 14 companies pilot their technologies and create...


15 february 2022

12:05
Roberts O'Kelly Law, in response to the statement from the Government of Alberta regarding the dismissal of the mandatory school mask mandate injunction, confirms that injunction is moving forward. The injunction was filed on behalf of concerned...


14 february 2022

12:00
Roberts O'Kelly Law has filed an injunction challenging the February 8, 2022, decision made by Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) to remove the mandatory mask mandate for children attending Alberta schools in person, which went into...


10 february 2022

17:15
The Ottawa police reported today that their 911 emergency and police phone lines are being flooded in a "concerted effort" by protesters, warning this is endangering peoples' lives. Yesterday the Manitoba RCMP reported that a 74-year-old male was...


8 february 2022

13:30
Greater Toronto Area, February 8, 2022 ? The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) welcomes the new report from Ontario's Housing Affordability Task Force and its 55 recommendations on how to address the structural shortage of...


7 february 2022

18:30
Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization, representing Ontario's 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers, urges all parliamentarians to support Bill C-234 introduced today by Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament...


4 february 2022

05:00
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. reports that on January 28, 2022 it received a notice (the "Notice") from the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales ("SEMARNAT") which advised that SEMARNAT has made a typographical error in the extension to...


3 february 2022

10:25
The BC Bud Union, a division of UFCW 1518, has grown its power significantly after 14 cannabis workers at the Original Farm Hillside dispensary joined the union last Friday, following their coworkers' lead. Now staff at the downtown Victoria shop and...


2 february 2022

07:00
The world is home to 281 million international migrants at any given time, many of them vulnerable women and children. For most, leaving their homeland is not desirable, but because they feel they have no other option, they go in search of basic...


1 february 2022

08:00
A parent and a teacher, both members of OPEN, are the plaintiffs in an application served on the Ontario Government by the lawyers Adair Goldberg Bieber stating that the current public funding of Ontario Catholic schools violates s.15(1) of the...

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Neology UK Limited, a global innovator that is re-imagining mobility for smart cities and safer communities, today announced it has been appointed onto the National Highways Operational Technology Commercial Framework . The OTCF is a commercial...


29 january 2022

19:55
The Royal Canadian Legion strongly condemns the shocking actions of protestors who encroached upon the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Saturday. They jumped on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and parked vehicles on the surrounding grounds. This...


26 january 2022

20:20
Pretium Resources Inc. ("Pretivm" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has obtained a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the "Court") approving the previously announced acquisition of the Company by Newcrest Mining...


20 january 2022

10:00
Ontario workers have come together to sound the alarm and issue an emergency appeal for the Ford government to take action to address the Omicron crisis. A joint statement endorsed by over 30 organizations outlines six demands that frontline...

03:15
Sweegen's health and wellness commitment through global sugar reduction solutions became stronger after Codex Alimentarius (Codex), the international food standard safety authority, recently adopted the specifications for all four stevia...


18 january 2022

07:30
The number of home sales in British Columbia is expected to fall and home price growth will moderate because of rising interest rates according to a new report from the British Real Estate Association (BCREA) examining the potential impacts of the...


17 january 2022

06:30
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce business leader, Robert Louie, as the 2022 recipient of the annual Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award. Louie, a former practicing lawyer, received an Honorary Doctor...


10 january 2022

10:25
Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province's largest commodity organization, representing Ontario's 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, has opened registration for its 2022 March Classic: Sowing the Seeds of Opportunity, Innovation and...


4 january 2022

12:00
In the next few days, owners of more than 1,076,600 properties throughout the Lower Mainland can expect to receive their 2022 assessment notices which reflect market value as of July 1, 2021. "British Columbia's real estate market remains highly...


24 december 2021

07:00
Microbix Biosystems Inc. , a life sciences innovator and exporter, announces receipt of a follow-on order of C$ 4.7 million for its viral transport medium (generically known as "VTM" and branded "DxTMtm" by Microbix). DxTM is a sample-collection...


20 december 2021

12:30
Canada's propane industry believes that like other essential goods, fuels such as propane should be subject to a zero-rated tax ? meaning taxable but with a zero rate, when used for heating homes and other residential applications. "At a time when...


17 december 2021

18:30
The Canadian Association of PPE Manufacturers (CAPPEM) would like to thank all House members for the unanimous vote of approval for the federal government to supply Canadian made PPE in the parliamentary precinct and various departments and...

13:55
On December 16, 2021, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA), issued an award to Electronic Transaction Consultants, LLC (ETC), a Quarterhill Inc. company , for ETC to provide electronic toll collection integration and maintenance...


16 december 2021

09:05
SNOMED International released today its refreshed SNOMED CT Case for Investment report. Available on a new interactive platform, the Case for Investment presents evidence that SNOMED CT adds measurable value to a broad range of primary and secondary...


13 december 2021

18:15
Nearly 60 representatives of worldwide Tai Ji Men dizi (disciples) gathered in Washington, D.C., on December 5-7 to protest against the Taiwanese government's indifference to their case, a major case of religious persecution, and against its...


10 december 2021

14:00
While Canadian companies struggle against product dumping and other unfair trade practices by China, why are Canadian Ministers of Parliament and other Canadian officials being supplied with only Chinese made masks on Parliament Hill? That was the...


8 december 2021

04:35
Massachusetts-based biotech Conagen announced its participation in a collaboration supporting the ReSource program funded by a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) grant. The project aims to leverage Conagen's proprietary fermentation technology to...


7 december 2021

08:50
Researchers at the University of Manitoba (UM), working in collaboration with the Ontario Cover Crop Steering Committee, have shared the results from the 2020 Ontario Cover Crop Feedback Survey, the largest survey of its kind in Canada based on the...


2 december 2021

10:45
The first Senior Arctic Officials' (SAO) plenary meeting during the Russian Chairmanship has just concluded in Salekhard and on screens across Arctic States and Observer countries. The Russian Federation hosted around 180 registered delegates from...


1 december 2021

06:00
Greater Toronto Area, December 1, 2021 ? A study of 16 municipalities across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) found that there is over $5 billion in cash reserves currently on hand (as of year-end 2019) collected from taxes on new housing. The study...


30 november 2021

15:30
Experts and officials from Russia and other Arctic countries will gather in Moscow on Dec. 2?3, 2021 for a seminar on developing light aviation in the Arctic. The event aims to improve the route network in the Arctic region, develop air transport,...


29 november 2021

16:20
Over the past year, the Ford government has been quietly awarding tens of thousands of long-term care beds to for-profit operators, among them those with the most horrific records during the pandemic, instead of building the 46,000 new and...


23 november 2021

16:40
Canadians for Nuclear Energy (C4NE) believes today's Throne Speech was a missed opportunity for the Trudeau Government to position nuclear at the forefront of Canada's energy transition, as we collectively tackle the Climate Emergency and move to a...


19 november 2021

05:00
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. is providing an update on the status of the appeal to the denial order (the "Denial Order") received on November 10, 2021 from the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales ("SEMARNAT") with respect to the...


18 november 2021

11:15
Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia - Willie L. Phillips was confirmed unanimously by the Senate to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)for a term expiring June 30, 2026. Phillips was nominated to FERC by...

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If the federal government had introduced even a modest rule imposing more discipline on the growth in government spending starting in 2015?even one that allowed for all the COVID emergency spending?the federal budget could have been balanced by...


15 november 2021

13:40
Today, the Cannabis Freedom Alliance (CFA) announced that it has endorsed the States Reform Act. The Act strongly aligns with CFA's vision of ending prohibition in a manner consistent with helping all Americans achieve their full potential and...

13:15
Canada's unions welcome today's long-delayed child care agreement between Canada and Alberta and thanked all the advocates who have worked so long to make this deal happen. "With workers and their families facing higher costs for just about...


11 november 2021

20:55
The 100th anniversary of the Poppy as the country's symbol of Remembrance was the theme of Canada's National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa. The gathering with all its traditional elements took place under a bright yet chilly sky. The yearly...


8 november 2021

17:05
One of the measures in this week's fall economic statement by the Ford Ontario government was the creation of a Staycation Tax Credit ? a suggestion that was presented to the government by UFCW Canada (United Food and Commercial Workers union) Local...

15:05
(via NGO Wire) Native American communications professionals will discuss the growing importance of their roles in community relations, tribal communications, public affairs and health communications at a free event Nov. 11, 6-8pm ETC over Zoom, and...

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(via NGO Wire)  Join us tomorrow on November 9th @ 5 PM ET for this FREE WEBCAST. When senior executives turn to communications staff for guidance and counsel, are Millennial and Gen Z professionals answering the call differently? Issues including...

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