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20 january 2022

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...

05:00
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...

10:35
(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...


3 november 2021

11:10
An upcoming announcement from Canada's banking regulator has the financial sector salivating at the prospect of gargantuan payouts. Analysts predict that the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) will announce this week that...


1 november 2021

14:05
Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Olha Stefanishyna, together with business leaders from Ukraine's energy and food sectors, today addressed an event in the Blue Zone at COP26. The meeting was hosted by...

10:35
The Open Society Foundations join today with thousands of voices inside and outside Turkey, calling on the Turkish government to comply with the rule of law and end the imprisonment of Osman Kavala, the philanthropist and businessman who today marks...

06:00
The Royal Canadian Legion is honoured to name this year's National Silver Cross Mother, Mme Josée Simard of Les Méchins, Québec. She will place a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Remembrance Day and will represent all Silver Cross...


29 october 2021

09:00
As Ontarians attempt to take the chill out of outdoor gatherings in crisper weather, national and provincial safety partners encourage homeowners to learn the fundamentals of patio heater safety and maintenance. With risks of carbon monoxide (CO)...


27 october 2021

09:35
All government funding for the development of new long-term care beds in Ontario should be directed to not-for-profit and municipal homes, says AdvantAge Ontario, the association representing more than 200 not-for-profit, municipally-owned and...


26 october 2021

05:00
Since 2015, federal spending on Indigenous programs has skyrocketed from $12.4 billion to $24 billion for fiscal year 2021/22, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank....


22 october 2021

19:25
With energy costs continuing to rise as the winter season approaches, the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is calling on federal, provincial, and territorial governments to work together in providing support to Canadians facing higher energy costs....

15:50
The Open Society Foundations urged the president of Turkey today to stop invoking George Soros's name in an effort to obscure the facts around the case of Osman Kavala, the businessman and philanthropist who has spent four years in prison there on...


21 october 2021

15:35
"The Canadian Energy Centre (CEC) recognizes and applauds the immense amount of work put in by Steve Allan and the commission to issue a report of this breadth and scope. The report's findings, including the extensive use of foreign funds against...


20 october 2021

12:30
Innovate BC is pleased to announce a contribution of $300,000 to Palette Skills, whose program is designed to help Canadians land a job in B2B or tech sales quickly. Their SalesCamp program will be available in B.C. for the first time, with the first...


18 october 2021

20:25
Today, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton announced plans to introduce new legislation for temporary work agencies. After three years of inaction, and just eight months before an election, Doug Ford's Conservative...

11:00
In support of the historic third anniversary of the legalization of adult-use cannabis, the Cannabis Council of Canada (C3), the national organization of Canada's licensed producers and processors, Cannabis Amnesty, Medical Cannabis Canada* (MCC),...


14 october 2021

17:00
Tsawwassen First Nation and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority announced today the signing of a historic relationship agreement. As neighbours and partners, the agreement will formalize the partnership between Tsawwassen First Nation and the port...

14:35
The 2021 National Miss Juneteenth Pageant is scheduled to begin on October 14, 2021, and the Grandmother of Juneteenth Ms. Opal Lee will be present. Known for her human rights advocacy work, Ms. Opal has declared her support for a 16-year-old senior...


13 october 2021

14:25
Peterborough takes home the top score in a newly released measure of the health of local democracy in Ontario's largest communities followed by runners-up Whitby and Clarington. They emerged as the best-scoring examples of healthy local democracies...


5 october 2021

13:20
Commercial driver training is once again in the public spotlight as a key to improving highway safety and avoiding catastrophic motor vehicle collisions like the Humboldt tragedy.  Improvements in commercial driver training is an important element...


29 september 2021

10:30
Circular Materials and the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) are today announcing plans to develop a comprehensive recycling program for beverage containers collected in blue bins and public spaces across Ontario.  Circular...


27 september 2021

17:15
Centerra Gold Inc. ("Centerra" or the "Company") announced today that it has filed an application requesting urgent interim measures in its international arbitration against the government of the Kyrgyz Republic and Kyrgyzaltyn JSC, the state-owned...

14:05
The first phase of a new Canadian Energy Centre (CEC) awareness campaign launched in the United States today asks Americans to choose Canadian oil imports first for solutions to cleaner energy production and a break from rising prices at the pumps....

10:15
United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633 are disappointed that Rexall is refusing to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a paid holiday, and violating clear collective agreement language in the process. Rexall...

07:30
With another minority government headed to Ottawa after this month's federal election, collaboration between parties will be key to a functional Canadian government. This is especially true when it comes to making homeownership more achievable in...

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