Government of Canada supports improving healthy living behaviours for priority populations across Canada

10-Aug-2022 08:00 AM

- Addressing common risk factors for chronic disease will help improve health and quality of life. - Physical activity helps improve your health, well-being and quality of life. Being active is one healthy behaviour that can help reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. It is important ...

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Poll: Growing Majority Of Canadians Supports Oil Sector

09-Aug-2022 06:24 PM

- A July Leger poll shows overwhelming support for the Canadian energy sector – 60% favour increased oil exports, 67% want carbon tech as part of the national climate strategy. - Public support for Canadian energy companies continues to grow across the country and various demographics. Both the export of Canadian energy, as well as the sector's ...

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CAA releases Canadian EV Buyer's Guide

09-Aug-2022 04:33 PM

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) launched a new interactive EV Buyer's Guide today that allows Canadians to look up which EVs might be best for them, along with information on the other critical elements of owning an electric vehicle. The EV Buyer's Guide is a user-friendly online tool aimed at the EV-curious, with information on all the ...

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Are We Thriving Or Merely Surviving? New CPA Canada Study Examines The State Of Canadians' Finances In Today's Turbulent Times

09-Aug-2022 02:22 PM

A recent survey conducted by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) indicates that many Canadians are treading water financially after more than two years of pandemic and economic turmoil. The Thriving or Surviving study uncovers the kitchen table issues that confront Canadians daily, revealing how the country is coping with ...

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JOBS Canadian Pharmaceutical Innovators Collaborating To Produce Monkeypox Vaccine

09-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

St. Catharines-based sterile-fill injectable drug manufacturer Biolyse Pharma Corporation — has signed a memorandum of understanding with Montreal-based biopharmaceutical PnuVax Incorporated to mass-manufacture a key vaccine in the battle against monkeypox. Currently, almost 1,000 cases of the monkeypox (MPXV) virus have been identified in Canada ...

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Upcoming Event: canfitpro Global Conference Gets Toronto Sweating August 10-14

09-Aug-2022 10:10 AM

- Fitness lovers re-connect in person to focus on recovery, health promotion, inclusivity - Fitness and wellness experts will join fitness professionals and consumers August 10-14 at the canfitpro 2022 Global Conference and Trade Show, one of the largest conferences in the fitness space.  The event will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention ...

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RCMP Uncovers An International Telephone Scam

09-Aug-2022 08:00 AM

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has charged one individual, following an investigation into an international telephone scam involving seniors. In December 2021, the RCMP Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Transnational Serious and Organized Crime (TSOC) unit received information from the RCMP in Prince Edward Island that prompted an investigation ...

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Majority Of Household Medications Are Left Dangerously Accessible To Children And Youth

08-Aug-2022 04:28 PM

- Recent survey also reveals that more than half of Canadian parents dispose of medications improperly, leading to contamination of communities and waterway. - Canadian families have more work to do when it comes to medication storage, education and action around safe medication handling and disposal. A recent survey from the Health Products ...

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Air India Increases Delhi to Vancouver Flights to Daily from August 31

08-Aug-2022 02:25 PM

- First step in planned scale up of international flight operations. - Air India today announced the increase in frequencies between Delhi and Vancouver, Canada, from 3x weekly to daily service with effect from August 31. This enhancement in frequency caters to growing traffic between India and Canada, and has been enabled by the return to ...

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CIBC To Enhance Secure And Seamless Access To Financial Tools And Apps For Clients Through Agreement With MX

08-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

Today announced a data access agreement with MX to enhance the CIBC client experience through secure data sharing, providing clients with a safe and seamless way to share their financial information. By using application program interface (API) technology, CIBC's 11 million clients will no longer need to share their banking login ID and password to ...

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2022 Toronto Zoo. Terra Lumina Summer Edition

08-Aug-2022 10:37 AM

For the first time in four seasons Terra Lumina Terra Lumina: An Enchanted Night Walk Into a Bright Future presents the Summer Edition. It's a whole new experience of watching the popular light show. A hot summer night, especially after the past rain; vapors rising into the air from the earth, through which rays of light from crystal illumination ...

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Canada Invests in Accommodations for Families of Children Seeking Medical Treatment

08-Aug-2022 10:31 AM

Today, the Honourable David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Ottawa—Vanier; Christine Hardy, Chief Executive Officer for Ronald ...

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Government Of Canada Honours National Historic Significance of Second World War Code Breakers

07-Aug-2022 06:33 PM

- Ceremony marks the Examination Unit, Canada's first cryptographic bureau. - Today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, commemorated the national historic significance of Canada's first cryptographic bureau, the Examination Unit (XU) during a special ceremony to unveil a plaque ...

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The Government Of Canada And Industry Partners Continue To Take Action And Make Progress On Reducing Wait Times At Canada's Largest Airports

07-Aug-2022 04:24 PM

The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the continued action and progress being made by ...

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 M/V Riva Wind and M/V Arizona Both Sail from Ukraine with 105,000 Tons of Grain

07-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

Harvest Commodities' ship, M/V Riva Wind, has departed from the Port of Odessa, Ukraine with 50,000 tons of grain, and the second ship, M/V Arizona, has left the Port of Chornomorsk, Ukraine with 55,000 tons of grain. The grain belongs to a joint venture between Harvest Commodities SA and Indonesia's Arsari Group. The joint venture is through PT ...

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It's Not All Doom and Gloom Say 60% of Canadian Small Business Owners: Survey

06-Aug-2022 07:15 PM

- Despite the ongoing pandemic, high inflation, soaring gas prices, and recession fears, most small business owners and self-employed professionals are upbeat about their prospects in the second half of 2022. - Key Findings: • 60 per cent of small business owners confident for the future, but 46 per cent say revenue was either down or about the ...

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Government Of Canada Invests $1.8 Million In Green Economy

06-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced today an investment of over $1.8 million under the AgriAssurance Program to assist Bioindustrial Innovation Canada to further develop quality standards to accelerate growth of the bioeconomy in the agriculture sector. The bioeconomy, which is part of the green ...

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Take Immediate Action To Implement Five-Point Plan To Staff Up And Keep Ontario Hospitals Open, Unions Urge Province

06-Aug-2022 10:22 AM

Facing another weekend of severe hospital staff shortages, and the potential for more hospital emergency room and other care unit cuts and closures, Ontario's provincial government must not sit on their hands, but take immediate action, said health-care unions today. The unions outlined urgent measures to ensure Ontarians can access hospital care ...

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Carp Forms Tech Consortium Virtual Network To Leverage Technology Training To Benefit Seniors And Canada

06-Aug-2022 08:00 AM

CARP, Canada's largest and most influential association fighting for the needs and rights of Canadians as we age, is excited to announce an innovative new program of virtual collaboration, virtual communities, and virtual learning, designed to leverage technology to empower seniors. The CARP SENIOR-TECH VIRTUAL NETWORK will consist of three major ...

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Canada And British Columbia Invest $29.5 Million In 11 Projects To Make B.C. Communities More Resilient To Natural Disasters

05-Aug-2022 04:22 PM

Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia's Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, announced more than $29.5 million in joint funding to reduce and mitigate the risk of floods and slide events in 11 communities across ...

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The Competition Bureau Invites Canadians To Learn More About Recent Changes To The Competition Act

05-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

On September 8 and 9, 2022, the Competition Bureau will host two virtual public information sessions to let the public know about changes to the Competition Act. The Bureau invites all interested Canadians to register and send questions in advance by August 22. Members of the public can register and send questions on Eventbrite. Changes to the Act ...

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TAX TIP Here Are Answers To Five Of The Top Business Tax Information Questions

05-Aug-2022 08:00 AM

- You've got questions and we've got answers! - Question 1: How do I register for My Business Account? You can register for My Business Account using your Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) User ID and password or through a sign-in partner. Haven't set up your CRA User ID yet? Find out how here: Registration process to access the CRA sign-in services ...

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Bell To Expand Fibre Internet Access To Over 117,000 Homes And Businesses Throughout Ontario

04-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

Bell announced a large-scale investment in broadband infrastructure as part of the Ontario Accelerated High Speed Internet Program (AHSIP). Bell is investing over $650 million in partnership with a Government of Ontario investment of $484 million for this historic program. Bell will deploy its all-fibre network to over 80,000 homes and businesses ...

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Major Victory For Westjet Workers At Toronto Pearson International Airport

03-Aug-2022 12:00 PM

WestJet workers at Pearson International Airport have won a major victory in their right to representation as the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) certifies Unifor as their sole bargaining agent. "WestJet workers in Toronto have gained a voice in their workplace, joining with workers in Vancouver and Calgary as members of Unifor. These ...

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