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New Report Flags Abuse of Migrant Agriculture Workers in Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/15 -- A new report from UFCW Canada and the Agriculture Workers Alliance reveals how many of Canada''s more than 45,000 migrant and temporary agriculture workers regularly face workplace and human rights abuse. The Status of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada 2015 details how this mostly invisible workforce, hidden away in agriculture centres across Canada, is left vulnerable to exploitation because of legislative and regulatory discrimination t ...


27.10.2015

Media Advisory: Joint Exhibition by Library and Archives Canada and the Hockey Hall of Fame Celebrates Hockey During the First World War

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/15 -- Featuring artifacts, NHL trophies, photographs, posters and interactive stations, the new exhibition Hockey Marching as to War recounts how the First World War impacted hockey players and transformed organized hockey during and after the war.Contacts: Richard Provencher Media Relations Library and Archives Canada 819-994-4589 ...


27.10.2015

Judicial Recount to Be Held in the Electoral District of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/15 -- The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that there will be a judicial recount of the votes in the electoral district of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte (Ontario). Following validation of the results in the electoral district, the difference between the two leading candidates was 108 votes. A candidate requested the recount.The recount will begin on Friday, October 30, 2015. The results of the recount will be published ...


27.10.2015

Housing Starts to Remain Low in New Brunswick

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation''s (CMHC) Fall Housing Market Outlook - Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton report, residential construction activity will remain below the current ten-year average through the forecast period."Weak employment growth over the past few years has driven out-migration up, negatively impacting housing demand. As a result, multi-family construction will remain slow through the end ...


26.10.2015

Housing Market Outlook for 2015, 2016 and 2017 Gatineau Area

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- According to the fourth quarter 2015 issue of the Housing Market Outlook report released by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), housing starts in the Gatineau area will slow down and reach 1,700 units in 2016 and 1,650 units in 2017. Centris® sales, for their part, will increase slightly and attain 3,600 units in 2016 and 3,700 in 2017.On the new home market, the slowdown that began in recent years will continue in 2016 and 2017. &quo ...


26.10.2015

CMHC Forecasts Atlantic Canada Housing Starts to Moderate in 2016 and 2017

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- Housing starts are expected to decline moderately in Atlantic Canada, ranging from 5,850 to 7,800 units in 2016 and, 5,550 to 8,150 units in 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation''s (CMHC) Quarterly Housing Market Outlook."Private sector energy projects are expected to help stabilize economic growth in the region but housing construction is not expected to increase significantly in 2016 nor 2017," said ...


26.10.2015

CMHC Expects Housing Markets to Moderate in 2016 and 2017

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- CMHC''s fourth quarter 2015 Housing Market Outlook, Canada Edition(1), expects housing markets to moderate in 2015, 2016 and 2017."In 2015, increased housing market activity in provinces like Ontario and British Columbia - provinces that have benefitted from declining energy prices, a lower Canadian dollar and continued low mortgage rates - offset slowdowns in oil-producing provinces like Alberta," said Bob Dugan, CMHC Chief Ec ...


26.10.2015

REMINDER/Media Advisory: CMHC to Release 4th Quarter 2015 Housing Market Outlook

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/15 -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will release its 4th Quarter 2015 Housing Market Outlook (HMO) report on Monday, October 26 at 8:15 am.The HMO provides timely information on housing trends as well as national and local forecasts. Forecasts provide two-year projections for housing starts, sales, prices and other key economic indicators.The national and regional reports will be available at: .Follow CMHC on TwitterContacts: Karine LeB ...


26.10.2015

Judicial Recount to Be Held in the Electoral District of Edmonton Mill Woods

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/15 -- The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that there will be a judicial recount of the votes in the electoral district of Edmonton Mill Woods (Alberta). Following validation of the results in the electoral district, the difference between the two leading candidates was 79 votes. A candidate requested the recount.The recount will be conducted by a judge of the Court of Queen''s Bench of Alberta and will begin o ...


24.10.2015

Library and Archives Canada and National Capital Commission Plant Trees to Honour Memory of Canadian Expeditionary Force Battalions

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/15 -- Library and Archives CanadaLibrary and Archives Canada (LAC), in partnership with the National Capital Commission (NCC), is planting 130 trees in the Capital''s Vincent Massey Park as part of a commemoration marking the digitization of the military service files of those who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the First World War.This project began as a LAC employee engagement activity and evolved into a public event ...


24.10.2015

BlackRock(R) Canada Announces Updated Information Regarding Availability of PFIC Annual Information Statements for U.S. Tax Filers

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/15 -- Further to a press release dated September 23, 2015, BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited ("BlackRock Canada"), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. ("BlackRock") (NYSE: BLK) and manager of the Canadian iShares suite of funds, announced today that Passive Foreign Investment Company ("PFIC") Annual Information Statements ("PFIC Statements") will be available for the 2015 tax year for ...


23.10.2015

Media Advisory: Library and Archives Canada and National Capital Commission Team Up to Plant 130 Trees in Vincent Massey Park

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/15 -- Library and Archives Canada invites members of the media to a tree planting ceremony at Vincent Massey Park this Saturday.The event is part of a commemoration of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who fought in the First World War, marking the digitization of their service files.Please note that the tree planting will take place north of the parking lots.Parking will also be free.Contacts: Richard Provencher Media Relations Library and Archives Can ...


22.10.2015

Media Advisory: CMHC to Release 4th Quarter 2015 Housing Market Outlook

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/15 -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will release its 4th Quarter 2015 Housing Market Outlook (HMO) report on Monday, October 26 at 8:15 am.The HMO provides timely information on housing trends as well as national and local forecasts. Forecasts provide two-year projections for housing starts, sales, prices and other key economic indicators.The national and regional reports will be available at: .Follow CMHC on TwitterContacts: Karine LeB ...


22.10.2015

End of Lockdown and Search at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/15 -- Correctional Service CanadaThe lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution on October 15, 2015 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action agai ...


22.10.2015

MEDIA ADVISORY - Evidence and Influence: What good are clinical practice guidelines for patients?

MARKHAM, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/15 -- The recent SPRINT Trial study results, announced to be "life-saving" and to have impact on clinical practice guidelines groups around the world, has raised questions about the standards for and the upkeep of clinical practice guidelines. As the provider of the nation''s CHEP Clinical Practice Guidelines for hypertension, Hypertension Canada wants to know:WHO: Editors/journalists covering the health beat with an interest in: h ...


21.10.2015

Tax Tip/Small Business Week: Canada Revenue Agency Continues to Expand its Online Services for Businesses

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/15 -- Did you know?Small Business Week is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the contribution small businesses make in communities across the country. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) understands that small businesses face unique challenges.Maybe you''ve been in business a long time, and you manage your tax obligations yourself. Maybe you''ve just started out and partnered with a tax professional. Either way, you''ll ...


21.10.2015

FT Portfolios Canada Co. Announces Cash Distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/15 -- FT Portfolios Canada Co. ("First Trust") is pleased to announce cash distribution for its Exchange Traded Funds (the "ETFS") listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for the period ending October 31, 2015.The cash distributions are payable on November 6, 2015 to Unitholders of record on October 30, 2015 with an ex-dividend date of October 28, 2015.Details for the per unit distribution amounts are indicated in the table below:Cont ...


21.10.2015

StorageVault Announces Maximum $20,000,000 Private Placement

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/15 -- STORAGEVAULT CANADA INC. ("StorageVault") (TSX VENTURE: SVI) is pleased to announce that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 30,769,231 common shares ("Common Shares") at a price of $0.65 per Common Share for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $20,000,000 (the "Offering"). There is no minimum aggregate Offering amount. Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur on or around Novem ...


21.10.2015

BlackRock(R) Canada Announces October Distributions on Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp.

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/15 -- BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), today announced the October 2015 distribution for Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. Unitholders of record on October 30, 2015 will receive cash distributions payable on November 13, 2015.Details regarding the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:The ex-dividend date for Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. is October 28, 2015.Fo ...


21.10.2015

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Congratulates New Government of Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/15 -- The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) congratulates the Liberal Party of Canada on the results of yesterday''s 42nd general election, and looks forward to working with the new government in advancing Canada-Asia relations.Established by an Act of Parliament in 1984, APF Canada supports Canada and Canadians in engaging with the Asia Pacific region by producing timely research, innovative projects, and actionable ...


20.10.2015

PIPSC President Celebrates Change in Government, Calls for Respect and Restoration of Federal Public Service

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/15 -- In a letter sent to Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau today congratulating him on his majority win yesterday, Debi Daviau, President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), which represents federal scientists, auditors, IT experts and other public service professionals, underlined her union''s commitment to work with Canada''s new government to deliver on its promise of "real change" ...


20.10.2015

Enbridge, Glencore Canada, Lend Lease, PepsiCo, and The Wonderful Company Among Companies Awarded for Excellence at the Sustainable Performance Forum Americas

CHICAGO, IL and PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/15 -- Enablon, the world''s leading provider of sustainability management software, publicly announced the names of the 2015 Enablon Excellence Awards recipients during the Annual Sustainable Performance Forum Americas Awards Ceremony held at the Field Museum in Chicago on September 22nd.With more than 500 professionals from many of the world''s leading companies, SPF is the largest EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Tec ...


20.10.2015

SBR Seminar-XBRL Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/19/15 -- XBRL Canada is holding a seminar on Nov 24 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. The event will run from 9:00 AM until 4:00PM.Topic of the seminar will be Standard Business Reporting (SBR) and it will include speakers from countries that have implemented SBR.Standard Business Reporting represents a major innovation in reporting by business to governments. It involves standardizing the data reported and eliminating duplication between departments. Sig ...


19.10.2015

Freedom of the Town Procession Marks 20 Years of Federal Corrections in Grande Cache

GRANDE CACHE, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/15 -- Correctional Service of CanadaEditors Note: There is a photo associated with this Press Release.Today, Grande Cache officially granted the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) "Freedom of the Town", a rare privilege given to valued members of the community or groups with historic ties to the area. In this case, the honour represents Grand Cache''s appreciation of CSC''s long-standing and dedicated service withi ...


17.10.2015

Media Advisory: Results Available Once Counting of Ballots is Completed

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/15 -- - Preliminary results from the 42nd general election will be published on as soon as they become available.- The unofficial voter turnout results will also be displayed in real time throughout the night.- As per the changes recently introduced to the Canada Elections Act, preliminary results may now be broadcast as soon as they are reported by returning officers.- When a polling station closes, the deputy returning officer counts the votes and t ...


16.10.2015

Lockdown and Search at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/15 -- Correctional Service CanadaOn October 15, 2015, at about 5:52 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at Edmonton Institution, a maximum, security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so.Visits have been suspended until the search is completed. ...


16.10.2015

Newspapers Canada Releases 9th Annual National Freedom of Information Audit

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/15 -- Newspapers Canada releases 9th annual National Freedom of Information Audit Toronto, ON (October 16, 2015). Newspapers Canada released its 9th annual National Freedom of Information (FOI) Audit report today. The 2015 audit reviews the performance of Canadian governments and various public institutions with respect to their access to information regimes. As such, it provides the public with the opportunity to see the degree to which our governmen ...


16.10.2015

StorageVault to Acquire 5 Storage Assets For $19 Million; in Negotiations for Another $23 Million

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/15 -- STORAGEVAULT CANADA INC. ("StorageVault") (TSX VENTURE: SVI) announced today that it has entered into non-binding Letters of Intent (the "LOI''s") with three different vendors to acquire 3 storage assets in Kamloops, BC and 2 storage assets in Winnipeg, MB for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $19 million (collectively, the "Transactions") subject to customary adjustments. It is anticipated ...


16.10.2015

Lindt Increases Commitment to Sustainability by Bullfrogpowering Entire Canadian Operations With 100 Per Cent Green Energy

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/15 -- Today, Bullfrog Power®, Canada''s leading green energy provider, and Lindt & Sprungli (Canada) Inc., are announcing a significant environmental partnership. Lindt is choosing both 100 per cent green electricity and 100 per cent green natural gas with Bullfrog Power for its entire Canadian operations, including all offices, distribution facilities and 26 boutique locations. The organizations will celebrate the partnership with an eve ...


16.10.2015

Media Advisory: Election Day Reminders for the Media

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/15 -- The media need to be aware of provisions of the Canada Elections Act (the Act) that may affect their activities on election day.Election advertisingElection surveys / Exit pollsTransmission of resultsMedia at the pollsElections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.For election updates, subscribe to our news service at .Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.Contacts: Elections Canada Media Relations 1-877-877-9 ...


15.10.2015

Electors Can Register at the Polls

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/15 -- Electors who are not registered can still vote in the October 19 federal election. They can register at their polling place on election day."Voters have a wide range of options to prove their identity and address at the polls," says Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand. "They may use their driver''s licence or a combination of pieces of ID. I encourage voters to check our website for the full list of accepted pieces of ID ...


15.10.2015

#MakeItMandatory: Teamsters Canada Launches Web Series on Mental Health

LAVAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/15 -- Teamsters Canada is launching a documentary web series on mental health issues facing young workers. The seven episodes will be released weekly at . They feature stories from courageous young workers who faced or are facing mental health issues."Mental health issues take a devastating toll on our members" said Francois Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada. "Today we launch our campaign to raise awareness about the problem and to ma ...


15.10.2015

Estimate of Turnout at Advance Polls Now Available

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/15 --"Many Canadians chose to vote at advance polls in this election," says Mr. Mayrand. "Having four polling days provided greater flexibility and convenience for voters."First Estimate of Turnout at Advance PollsThe following is a breakdown of the estimated number of electors who voted at the advance polls, by province or territory and electoral district, for all 338 electoral districts. Please note that these are preliminary estim ...


14.10.2015

Cheapflights.ca Gets You to and From the Airport

TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/15 -- Getting to and from the airport is oftentimes a last minute consideration when planning a vacation. While taking a cab, car service or driving are always options, there are usually more budget-friendly choices. The travel experts at , the champions of simple travel search, are here to help with their compilation of the featuring services offered by local buses, trains and even water taxis!Below are details for getting to and from five of the busiest ...


14.10.2015

BlackRock(R) Canada Announces October Cash Distributions for the iShares(R) ETFs

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/15 -- (TSX: CBD)(TSX: CBD.A)(TSX: CBH)(TSX: CBH.A)(TSX: CBN)(TSX: CBN.A)(TSX: CBO)(TSX: CBO.A)(TSX: CDZ)(TSX: CDZ.A)(TSX: CEW)(TSX: CEW.A)(TSX: CHB)(TSX: CHB.A)(TSX: CLF)(TSX: CLF.A)(TSX: CLG)(TSX: CLG.A)(TSX: CMR)(TSX: CMR.A)(TSX: CPD)(TSX: CPD.A)(TSX: CSD)(TSX: CSD.A)(TSX: CUD)(TSX: CUD.A)(TSX: CVD)(TSX: CVD.A)(TSX: CYH)(TSX: CYH.A)(TSX: FIE)(TSX: FIE.A)(TSX: XBB)(TSX: XCB)(TSX: XDV)(TSX: XEB)(TSX: XEI)(TSX: XFN)(TSX: XFR)(TSX: XGB)(TSX: XHB)(TSX: XH ...


14.10.2015

Statement: Northern Quebec Fuel Spill

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/15 -- The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) successfully completed the last of its operations following the fuel oil spill near the community Salluit, West of Ungava Bay, in Northern Quebec that began on October 7, 2015. The CCGS Terry Fox and the M/T Sarah Desgagnes have left. I would like to extend my congratulations and gratitude to partners, stakeholders, and Aboriginal groups for their enormous contribution, support and efforts during the effective manag ...


13.10.2015

Elections Canada Offices at Select Campuses, Friendship Centres and Community Centres

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/15 --"Elections Canada''s goal is to ensure that every Canadian who wishes to cast a ballot has an opportunity to do so," said Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand. "I am pleased that our pilot project was so successful and that over 70,000 electors took the opportunity to vote early on select campuses and at select Friendship Centres and YMCAs."Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.For election updat ...


13.10.2015

TransCanada to Issue Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results November 3

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/15 -- TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) will hold a teleconference and webcast on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 to discuss its third quarter 2015 financial results.Russ Girling, TransCanada president and chief executive officer, Don Marchand, executive vice-president, corporate development and chief financial officer and members of the executive leadership team will discuss TransCanada''s third quarter financial results ...


13.10.2015

Final Election Expenses Limits Now Available

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/15 --.for each electoral district.Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.For election updates, subscribe to our news service at .Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.Contacts: Elections Canada Media Relations 1-877-877-9515 ...


09.10.2015

Yulu PR Becomes First Canadian Public Relations Agency to Achieve B Corp Certification

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/15 -- Vancouver-based PR and influencer marketing agency has become the first Canadian PR company to become a certified B Corporation.Founded in 2011 by Melissa Orozco, Yulu specializes in social enterprise PR and influencer marketing. The company has garnered multiple awards for its work with nonprofits such as F-Cancer and World Housing, and has also worked with brands such as Charitweet and Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership.Benefit ...


09.10.2015

Deadline Approaches to Vote by Mail or at an Elections Canada Office

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/15 --Voting at an Elections Canada office:Voting by mail:"Voting by mail or at an Elections Canada office are convenient options, particularly for electors who may be travelling," says Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand. "If you want to vote by mail, apply as soon as possible to allow for transit time and to ensure that your application and then your completed ballot reach us before the deadlines."Elections Canada is an independent ...


09.10.2015

StorageVault Completes Second and Final Tranche of Asset Acquisition

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/15 -- STORAGEVAULT CANADA INC. ("StorageVault") (TSX VENTURE: SVI) is pleased to announce that, further to its news releases dated December 5, 2014, March 5, 2015, April 22, 2015, April 29, 2015 and September 9, 2015, it has completed the closing of the acquisition of the second tranche (the "Second Tranche") of certain of the self-storage assets and business of Access Self Storage Inc. ("Access"). The acquisition is ...


09.10.2015

Statement: Northern Quebec Fuel Spill

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) was notified late October 7 and immediately responded to a fuel spill near the community of Salluit, West of Ungava Bay, in Northern Quebec. The M/T Sarah Desgagnes was transferring fuel to the community of Salluit in preparation for the winter months ahead. Strong winds and snow required the transfer be stopped for safety reasons. Following the standard emergency disconnect process, the fuel line was severed by the ...


08.10.2015

Canadian Coast Guard Leads Environmental Response In Northern Quebec Community of Salluit

SALLUIT, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- Note to editors: An image is included with this press release on Marketwired''s website.The Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Terry Fox is on scene in the northern Quebec community of Salluit responding to a fuel spill. The spill occurred during a routine generator fuel re-supply of the community by M/T Sarah Desgagnes late on October 7th.The Canadian Coast Guard was notified of the incident and dispatched its closest vessel immediately. ...


08.10.2015

September 2015 Housing Starts in the Saguenay CMA

QUEBEC, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- Housing starts in the Saguenay census metropolitan area (CMA) were trending at 685 units in September, compared to 710 in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR)1 of housing starts."Housing starts trended slightly lower in September," said Etienne Pinel, CMHC''s Market Analyst for the Saguenay CMA. "Th ...


08.10.2015

September 2015 Housing Starts in Edmonton

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- Housing starts in the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) were trending at 15,472 units in September compared to 16,858 in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR)(1) of total housing starts."The trend in total housing starts moved lower in September as the pace of both single-detached and multi-family units slowed. ...


08.10.2015

September 2015 Housing Starts in Quebec

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- Housing starts in Quebec were trending at 35,486 units in September, compared to 32,477 units in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR)1 of housing starts."In Quebec, the upward trend accelerated as a result of a significant increase in the number of apartment starts in September. These results are in line with our for ...


08.10.2015

September 2015 Housing Starts in the Quebec CMA

QUEBEC, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- Housing starts in the Quebec census metropolitan area (CMA) were trending at 6,196 units in September, compared to 5,926 in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR)1 of housing starts."A rising trend has been observed for several months now in the Quebec CMA, mainly thanks to the strength of the rental segment. Several fac ...


08.10.2015

September 2015 Housing Starts in Trois-Rivieres

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- Housing starts in the Trois-Rivieres census metropolitan area (CMA) were trending at 544 units in September, compared to 570 in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR)(1) of housing starts."The trend in housing starts in the Trois-Rivieres metropolitan area moved lower in September. This slowdown in activity reflected a ...


08.10.2015

September 2015 Housing Starts in Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- The trend measure of housing starts in Canada was 202,506 units in September compared to 195,804 in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts."The trend in housing starts is at its highest point since January 2013, as a result of the launch of some major rental housing projects as well as continued streng ...


08.10.2015

TransCanada Enters Agreement to Acquire Ironwood Power Plant

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP)(NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the Ironwood natural gas fired, combined cycle power plant in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, with a nameplate capacity of 778 megawatts (MW), from Talen Energy Corporation (NYSE: TLN) for US$654 million. At closing, US$42 million in debt will be assumed and then repaid within 45 days of closing out of funds placed into escrow by the se ...


08.10.2015

Gary Fearnall Joins OnDeck as Country Manager to Lead Canadian Business

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- OnDeck® (NYSE: ONDK), a leading platform for small business lending, today announced a key addition to its Canadian business with the hire of Gary Fearnall as Country Manager. The appointment comes after OnDeck''s official expansion into Canada earlier this year and solidifies its commitment to serving Canada''s approximately 1.1 million small businesses. Fearnall will drive OnDeck''s strategy to transform the Canadi ...


08.10.2015

Election Day Reminder for Media: Opinion Polls Must Comply With Election Law

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/15 -- The publication of opinion polls during the 41st general election is regulated by , , and of the Canada Elections Act.Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.For election updates, subscribe to our news service at .Contacts: Elections Canada Media Relations 1-877-877-9515 ...


07.10.2015

Advance Voting Begins Friday

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/15 -- - Advance voting for the 42nd federal general election begins on Friday, October 9 and continues Saturday, October 10, Sunday, October 11 and Monday, October 12.- Advance polls are open from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. (local time) across the country.- Electors can find the address of their advance polling place on the back of their voter information card, by or by calling 1-800-463-6868.- To vote, electors must show proof of identity and address. T ...


07.10.2015

Union Leaders Vote Early to Get Out the Vote and Promote Change

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/15 -- Union leaders representing nearly 300,000 federal government workers are voting today in the country''s 42nd federal election campaign. In a joint statement, the leaders announced they have chosen to vote early in an effort to draw attention to the importance of the upcoming election on October 19 and to encourage their members and other Canadians to vote for change."We believe the overwhelming majority of our members and indeed al ...


07.10.2015

REMINDER/Media Advisory-Photo Op: Federal Union Leaders Vote Early to get out the Vote

OTTAWA, OCTOBER -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/15 -- Attention News/Assignment Editors:Union leaders representing approximately 317,000 federal government workers will vote tomorrow in the country''s 42nd election campaign. The leaders have chosen to vote early in an effort to encourage their members across the country to be sure to vote and vote for change.When: Wednesday, October 7, 2015Time: 11:00 a.m.Where: Outside Elections Canada Office, 835 Carling Avenue (corner Preston)Contacts: J ...


07.10.2015

TransCanada Launches Binding Open Season for Cushing Marketlink

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/15 -- TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today launched an Open Season to obtain binding commitments from interested parties for transportation of crude oil on Cushing Marketlink from Cushing, Oklahoma to markets on the U.S. Gulf Coast.Interested parties may submit binding bids for transportation capacity during the Open Season that will close on November 6, 2015 at Noon MST. The anticipated commencement date for crude oil tra ...


07.10.2015

Media Advisory-Photo Op: Federal Union Leaders Vote Early to get out the Vote

OTTAWA, OCTOBER -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- Attention News/Assignment Editors:Union leaders representing approximately 317,000 federal government workers will vote tomorrow in the country''s 42nd election campaign. The leaders have chosen to vote early in an effort to encourage their members across the country to be sure to vote and vote for change.When: Wednesday, October 7, 2015Time: 11:00 a.m.Where: Outside Elections Canada Office, 835 Carling Avenue (corner Preston)Contacts: J ...


06.10.2015

SPoT Coffee Announces Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- SPOT COFFEE (CANADA) LTD. (TSX VENTURE: SPP) ("SPoT" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement offering of up to 42,500,000 units (each a "Unit") at a price of C$0.05 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to C$2,125,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share of SPoT (a "Common Share") and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each ...


06.10.2015

Superstars & Superwomen: Body Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs)

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- Looking for a feel good, transformative story about women improving the lives of others in their community one body confident, body diverse, body positive initiative at a time? You''ve found it: 3rd annual Body Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs) WED OCT 7 2015 Toronto, ON 630pm to 10pm. Pre-interviews always welcome. From fashion, bras, business, policy to the performing arts, education, acupuncture and yoga mats these women are changing ...


06.10.2015

The Fraser Institute: More Students Attending Independent Schools as Public School Enrolment Drops

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- Private school enrolment across Canada is up by almost 17 per cent while public school enrolment has decreased eight per cent, according to a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.The study, finds that enrolment increased for independent schools and decreased for public schools in almost every province across Canada between 2000/01 to 2012/13 (the most recent period for wh ...


06.10.2015

Government of Canada Delivers New Programs for Supply Management Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/05/15 -- The Government of Canada announced today a series of new programs and initiatives for supply-managed producers and processors to support them throughout the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Canada-EU Trade Agreement. Under both agreements, the three pillars of the supply management system will remain protected.The following programs will be implemented:The Government also announced two additional programs:In addition t ...


05.10.2015

Payfirma Named "FinTech Company of the Year" at the Canadian FinTech Awards

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/05/15 -- , a Vancouver-based payments company, has been named "FinTech Company of the Year" at the Canadian FinTech Awards, part of the annual Digital Finance Conference in Toronto. The award is presented to the Canadian financial technology company that has shown the most entrepreneurial success in the past year."Payfirma has had a banner year - we''re honoured to be recognized by the Digital Finance Institute," s ...


05.10.2015

Campaign for a Better Future

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/03/15 -- If Canada''s wetlands were a political party, they should get a majority government in the upcoming federal election.Wetlands clean our water, are critical habitat for wildlife, help mitigate climate change, provide flood and drought protection for our communities, and are perfect natural spaces for recreation and learning opportunities.Problem is, most Canadians aren''t aware about the host of valuable benefits wetlands provi ...


03.10.2015

Election Reminder Brochures Are in the Mail

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/15 -- - Elections Canada has mailed a reminder brochure to each household in Canada.- The reminder brochure tells electors that, if they have not received a voter information card, they should before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.- It adds that those who cannot go online should contact the in their electoral district for further instructions.- The brochure also provides information on the , including the pieces of identification accepted at the pol ...


02.10.2015

Environment Canada Scientist Retires to Sing Another Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/15 -- Tony Turner, the federal scientist whose popular political folk song "Harperman" became a YouTube sensation when it was reported he was under investigation for alleged violation of the Harper government''s 2012 values and ethics code, has chosen to retire rather than wait days or even weeks longer to learn his fate from his employer, Environment Canada, says the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC).&q ...


02.10.2015

BlackRock Canada Launches the iShares FactorSelect(TM) MSCI USA Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XFA) and iShares FactorSelect(TM) MSCI EAFE Index ETF (CAD-Hedged) (XFF)

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/15 -- (TSX: XFA)(TSX: XFF) - iShares, the industry-leading exchange traded fund (ETF) business(1) at BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (BlackRock Canada), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock), announced on September 28, 2015, the expansion of its Smart Beta ETF product offering with the launch of a new suite of iShares FactorSelect™ ETFs. XFI, XFS, and XFC began trading on the TSX when the market opened on Septem ...


02.10.2015

Volkswagen Canada Sales Results for September

AJAX, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- is reporting September sales of 5,128 new cars and light trucks. Year-to-date sales are 55,546.The top selling vehicle in the lineup remains the sedan, with sales of 2,088 during the month. Sales of the , including the , , and totaled 1,436.Volkswagen sales by model line for the month of September 2015:About Volkswagen Canada:Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It is the largest volume European automotive namepl ...


01.10.2015

GM Canada Sales Up Again in September

OSHAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers delivered 24,960 vehicles in September 2015 versus 24,555 in September 2014, an increase of 2 per cent. Total GM Canada sales for the 2015 calendar year to date are up 5.5 per cent.John Roth, vice president, sales, service and marketing for GM Canada said, "Our sales growth continues to be led by Canadians'' love of our Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks which were up 15 per cent in September ...


01.10.2015

Canada Strategic and Lomiko Drill 15.30 M of 10.54% and 117.75 M of 4.05% Flake Graphite in the Graphene-Battery Zones at La Loutre

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- Note to editors: Three images are included with this press release on Marketwired''s website.Canada Strategic Metals Inc. ("Canada Strategic Metals" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: CJC)(FRANKFURT: YXEN)(OTCBB: CJCFF) and Lomiko Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LMR)(OTC PINK: LMRMF)(FRANKFURT: DH8B) are very pleased to announce the results for seven (7) in-fill holes in the newly-named Graphene-Battery zones where high grade ...


01.10.2015

Canada Rare Earth Completes Acquisition of Additional Capabilities to Process Rare Earths

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- Canada Rare Earth Corp. ("Canada Rare Earth" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: LL) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of assets complementary to its strategic plan of creating a vertically integrated rare earth supply chain.The assets were purchased from CEC Rare Earth Corp. ("REC"), an affiliated private British Columbia company (the "Acquired Assets") and on the terms set o ...


01.10.2015

Federal Government on Trial: Pipeline Court Battle Commences in BC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- The federal government is in court today, facing lawsuits launched by eight First Nations, asserting it acted unconstitutionally when it approved the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipelines and oil tankers project.The cases come during a hotly contested federal election campaign that has seen party leaders clashing over pipeline and environmental policies, and will set the stage for future collaboration or confrontation between First Natio ...


01.10.2015

Media Advisory: First Nations Hosting Press Conference This Morning Ahead of Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Legal Challenges

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 -- Attention News Editors:National and local media are invited to a press conference hosted by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs in downtown Vancouver this morning (Oct. 1).Outside Lower Mainland call-in option (limited lines available): 1 (877) 385-4099, confirmation number is 40316#Contacts: Don Bain UBCIC Executive Director 604-831-9709 Geraldine Thomas Flurer Yinka Dene Alliance 250-570-1482 ...


01.10.2015

Media Advisory: Rescue Our Wetlands Continental Campaign Launch

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/15 --Contacts: Leigh Patterson Ducks Unlimited Canada (on site at event) Cell/Text: (204) 229-3536 ...


01.10.2015

Glencore International Investments Limited has Become a Co-Obligor for Glencore Canada Corporation''s Notes

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Glencore Canada Corporation ("GCC") today announced that Glencore International Investments Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Glencore plc, has become a co-obligor of the following senior debt of GCC previously (collectively, the "Notes"): (i) US$250 million principal amount of 6.2% notes due June 15, 2035; (ii) US$250 million principal amount of 5.5% notes due June 15, 2017; and (iii) US$341 million principal a ...


30.09.2015

Media Advisory: First Nations to Host Press Conference Ahead of Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Legal Challenges

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Attention News Editors:National and local media are invited to a press conference hosted by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs in downtown Vancouver, tomorrow (Oct. 1).Outside Lower Mainland call-in option (limited lines available): 1 (877) 385-4099, confirmation number is 40316#Contacts: Don Bain UBCIC Executive Director 604-831-9709 Geraldine Thomas Flurer Yinka Dene Alliance 250-570-1482 ...


30.09.2015

New Charity Dedicated to Seniors Launches in Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Today, Wish of a Lifetime Canada (WOLC) announced its entrance into the Canadian charitable landscape. The organization aims to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by fulfilling seniors'' dreams and sharing their stories to inspire those of all ages. Wish of a Lifetime Canada''s mission has its origins in the US-based charity Wish of a Lifetime, which was founded in 2008 by U.S. Olympic skier Jere ...


30.09.2015

First Nations Chiefs from Eastern and Central Canada Visit BC to Build New National Alliance Against Tar Sands Pipelines

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- First Nation Chiefs from Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec are visiting Musqueam Territory today, to appear before the 47thAnnual Chiefs-in-Assembly of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs. The delegation will be speaking with BC Chiefs about the formation of a national alliance to confront tar sands pipelines, including the TransCanada Energy East pipeline.The idea of a new First Nations political alliance comes at a time when the future of pipel ...


30.09.2015

Canada Carbon Provides Miller Graphite Samples for ASTM Designation as Standard Reference Material

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Canada Carbon Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: CCB) is pleased to report that its Miller hydrothermal lump/vein graphite has been selected to be fully characterized as a Standard Reference Material for the chemical analysis of nuclear grade graphites and manufactured carbons by the Subcommittee D02.F0 on Manufactured Carbon and Graphite Products of ASTM International, which has a current primary focus on developing interna ...


30.09.2015

New Gold Zone Grading Up to 45.9 g/t Au in Grab Sample Discovered on the Sakami Project

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Canada Strategic Metals Inc. ("Canada Strategic Metals" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: CJC)(FRANKFURT: YXEN)(OTCBB: CJCFF) and Matamec Explorations Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MAT)(OTCQX: MHREF) are pleased to report the results of its summer exploration program on the Sakami Project. The program consisted of geological and geophysical surface work in two separate areas, JR and Peninsule areas.The first area worked on was the JR area ...


30.09.2015

Cheapflights.ca Features Extreme Airport Makeovers

TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Big changes are coming to some of the biggest airports in the world. The updates are changing the face of travel, and the travel experts at , the champions of simple travel search, have the details on the new looks with their . These 13 airport makeovers range from enhancements to improve security and passenger flow all the way to fun, new retail, dining and entertainment venues. Even cats and dogs will soon be getting the VIP treatment with one major ...


30.09.2015

Stand Up To Cancer Canada-Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Dream Team Is Announced, Just One Year After Inaugural Telecast

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- Note to editors: A photo for this release will be available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwired.A Stand Up To Cancer Canada Dream Team researching new approaches to treating triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and other aggressive types of breast cancer has been formed thanks to a $9 million investment from a coalition of funders.The Dream Team reflects a collaboration of Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada), the Canadian Breas ...


30.09.2015

TransCanada Will Apply to Nebraska Public Service Commission to Approve Keystone XL Route

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/15 -- TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced it will file an application with the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) to seek approval for the Keystone XL route through the state.TransCanada is also in the process of withdrawing its current eminent domain actions and is taking steps to terminate constitutional court proceedings in Holt County, Nebraska."After careful review, we believe that going through ...


30.09.2015

Perlite Canada Inc. Announces its Results for the Third Quarter of 2014

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- Perlite Canada inc. (TSX VENTURE: PCI) (the "Corporation") announces hereby its results for its third quarter 2015 ended on July 31, 2015.The Corporation generated revenues of $1,355,475 during the third quarter ended July 31, 2015 (the "3rd Quarter 2015") compared to $ 1,327,087 as at July 31, 2014, which represents an increase of sales of approximately 2%. For the nine month period ended July 31, 2015, total sales were $4,6 ...


29.09.2015

Arctic Glacier Issues Default Status Report Pursuant to National Policy 12-203

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- Arctic Glacier Income Fund (CSE: AG.UN) (the "Fund") is providing a default status report for the first half of September 2015, in accordance with the alternative information guidelines set out in National Policy 12-203 Cease Trade Orders for Continuous Disclosure Defaults ("National Policy 12-203").On August 15, 2012, the Fund announced (the "Default Announcement") that it would not be able to file an interim fin ...


29.09.2015

Arctic Glacier Issues Default Status Report Pursuant to National Policy 12-203

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- Arctic Glacier Income Fund (CSE: AG.UN) (the "Fund") is providing a default status report for the second half of August 2015, in accordance with the alternative information guidelines set out in National Policy 12-203 Cease Trade Orders for Continuous Disclosure Defaults ("National Policy 12-203").On August 15, 2012, the Fund announced (the "Default Announcement") that it would not be able to file an interim finan ...


29.09.2015

Tribute Comments on Trading Activity at the Request of IIROC

MILTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TRX)(OTCQX: TBUFF) ("Tribute" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a primary focus on the acquisition, licensing, development and promotion of healthcare products in Canada and the U.S., today announced at the request of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ("IIROC"), that it is not aware of any reason for the recent decrease ...


29.09.2015

DHL Goes Green in Canada''s First LEED Certified Facility

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- DHL, the world''s leading logistics company, today announced that its DHL Express Headquarters, located in Brampton, Ontario, has earned its first LEED certification status. The facility, opened in 2012, earned its LEED designation because of its environmentally responsible programs, systems and innovation throughout the building. All elements were designed to conserve energy and water, reduce costs and greenhouse gas emissions, and c ...


29.09.2015

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Signs Project Agreement With Metlakatla First Nation

PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/15 -- TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project (PRGT) has signed a Project Agreement with the Metlakatla First Nation, a member of the Coast Tsimshian Nation. The Project Agreement - the eighth with First Nations along the pipeline route - outlines financial and other benefits and commitments that will be provided for as long as the project is in service. ...


29.09.2015

Central Fund of Canada Limited: Oppression Action Dismissed

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- Central Fund of Canada Limited ("Central Fund") (TSX: CEF.A)(TSX: CEF.U)(NYSE MKT: CEF) provides the following update concerning the application brought on June 23, 2015 in the Court of Queen''s Bench of Alberta (the "Court") by 1891868 Alberta Ltd. ("1891868"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sprott Asset Management LP ("Sprott"), against Central Fund and its directors seeking certain relief under ...


28.09.2015

New Canadian Research Gives Glimpse Into Education System from the Lens of Those Closest to Students

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- Editor''s note: There is one image associated with this news release.A new national study released today finds that 88% of Canadian teachers and 80% of parents agree with the use of technology in the classroom. Providing a national voice to those closest to students, asked both groups to share their perspective on Canada''s education system.Both audiences also go so far as to say they believe that the future of education in C ...


28.09.2015

BlackRock Canada Expands Its Smart Beta Offering with New iShares FactorSelect(TM) ETFs

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- (TSX: XFI)(TSX: XFS)(TSX: XFC)(TSX: XFA)(TSX: XFF) - iShares, the industry-leading exchange traded fund (ETF) business(1) at BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (BlackRock Canada), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock), has expanded its Smart Beta ETF product offering with the launch of a new suite of iShares FactorSelect™ ETFs. XFI, XFS, and XFC will be listed on the TSX when the market opens today, XFA and X ...


28.09.2015

Women and Youth as Casualties of War-Keynote Address by Almas Jiwani in Seoul, Republic of Korea

SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/15 -- Editors Note: There are three photos associated with this press release.Almas Jiwani, Global Ambassador of Peace & epitome of Gender Equality delivered keynote address at the 2015 Women Leaders Conference for World Peace on the occasion of the first annual commemoration of the World Alliance of Religions'' Peace Summit.The host organization of the Summit, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), is a non-g ...


25.09.2015

Chaudiere Crossing-Lane Reductions

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/15 -- Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise motorists of lane reductions on the Chaudiere Crossing during the following period:These reductions will affect one Gatineau-bound and one Ottawa-bound vehicle lane. One northbound and one southbound vehicle lane will remain open at all times.Pedestrians and cyclists will not be affected by the lane reductions.These vehicle lane reductions are necessary to conduct general mainte ...


25.09.2015

Parks Associates: 34% of Canadian Households With Security Have a Smart System

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/15 -- finds one-fifth of broadband households own a functioning home security system. Additionally, 34% of Canadian households with security can monitor and control the system through a mobile device., Director, Business Development, Parks Associates, will present research on the Canadian smart home at during the session "Internet of Everything," Monday, September 28, 10:00 A.M. Paris will also moderate the Verizon keynote "A Connected World ...


25.09.2015

Rescue Our Wetlands Continental Campaign Launch

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/15 -- Event: Rescue Our Wetlands Continental Campaign LaunchDate: Saturday, October 3, 2015Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.Location:Ducks Unlimited Canada Marsh at the Bow Habitat Station1440-17A Street SE, Calgary, Alta.Details:Join Ducks Unlimited Canada for the exciting Canadian public launch of Rescue Our Wetlands, the largest conservation campaign in North America''s history.Free, family-friendly event includes:On site for media interviews (after 5: ...


24.09.2015

Newspapers Canada Announces 2015 Extra Award Winners

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/15 -- Newspapers Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Extra Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding advertising in newspapers media: print, online, tablet, mobile and more.New this year, our judges decided to simply award "Winners" to honour the outstanding creative, rather than the traditional Gold, Silver and Bronze awards that have been given out in the past.And the winners of the 2015 Extra Awards are:To view all the aw ...


24.09.2015

Canada Strategic and Lomiko Discover a 500+ Metre Long High Grade Zone at La Loutre With One Intercept of 90.75 Metres of 9% Flake Graphite and Multiple Intercepts Over 10%

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/15 -- Canada Strategic Metals Inc. ("Canada Strategic Metals" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: CJC)(FRANKFURT: YXEN)(OTCBB: CJCFF) and Lomiko Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LMR)(OTC PINK: LMRMF)(FRANKFURT: DH8B) are very pleased to announce the results for eleven (11) exploration holes in the area where high grade samples were discovered and reported July 29, 2015. The recent drilling campaign on La Loutre Graphite property has highlight ...


24.09.2015

Council Hosts Summit on Canadian Soil Health

INDIAN HEAD, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/15 -- Healthy soils are the foundation of sustainable food production, enhanced biodiversity as well as cleaner air and water for present and future generations. What can you do to keep healthy soil a part of Canada''s agricultural landscape? Answer this question and contribute to the discussion at the Soil Conservation Council of Canada''s (SCCC) first ever Summit on Canadian Soil Health to be held Tuesday, December 1st i ...


24.09.2015

Public Prosecution Service of Canada: Sentences in Terrorism Trial

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/15 -- Chiheb Esseghaier, 33, and Raed Jaser, 37, were sentenced today in Ontario Superior Court to life imprisonment for conspiring to murder persons unknown for the benefit of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.2 of the Criminal Code.Chiheb Esseghaier was also sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiring to interfere with transportation facilities for the benefit of a terrorist group, contrary to s. 83.2, and the equivalent of 18 years for three c ...


23.09.2015



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