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Archive for January 2012

Release of the results of the vote related to the agreement in principle of the merger of the Action démocratique du Québec and the Coalition Avenir Québec

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Under the assignment for supervision of the vote related to the agreement in principle of the merger of the Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ) and the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) given to the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton by the ADQ Executive Committee in December 2011, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is releasing the results of the vote. To the question “Are you […]

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Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Occasion of the Closing Ceremonies of the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2012 /CNW/ – As the very first Winter Youth Olympic Games officially come to an end in Innsbruck, Austria, I would like to congratulate the athletes, as well as the coaches and officials from around the world who took part and made this inaugural event a tremendous success. Through athletic competition, as well as educational and cultural activities, young athletes adopted and experienced the Olympic values of […]

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CANMARC Real Estate Investment Trust suspends operation of distribution reinvestment plan

MONTREAL, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – CANMARC Real Estate Investment Trust (“CANMARC”) (TSX: CMQ.UN) announced today that in light of the entering into of the previously announced support agreement among CANMARC and Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust, CANMARC will suspend, effective immediately, the operation of its distribution reinvestment plan (the “DRIP”). As a result, the previously declared distribution of $0.07917 per unit of CANMARC for the month of January […]

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Harper government announces next steps for St. Lawrence Bridge construction

MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2012 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, provided updates regarding construction of the new bridge for the St. Lawrence in Montreal. Minister Lebel officially launched the federal environmental assessment phase of the project to build the new bridge. “This construction of the new bridge will create […]

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CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 23 to 27 January 2012

The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or regulatory policies in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change without notice. Broadcasting decisions: Application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation https://services.crtc.gc.ca/pub/instances-proceedings/Default-Defaut.aspx?S=C&PA=B&PT=PT1&PST=A&Lang=eng (CBC) to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CBU Vancouver in order to operate an FM transmitter at Pemberton to replace its existing low-power AM transmitter, CBXK Pemberton Application by […]

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Loblaw Companies Limited and Ryerson University Reveal Contents of Time Capsule Found at Maple Leaf Gardens

Artifacts include stock prospectus, letter from the Maple Leaf Garden directors and a mysterious ivory elephant TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/ – Tucked-behind the cornerstone of one of Canada’s most storied buildings was an object that few knew about – until now. Today, Ryerson University and Loblaw Companies Limited revealed the contents of a 1931 time capsule found inside the walls of Maple Leaf Gardens. They are asking for your […]

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Governor General of Canada becomes Patron of Imagineaction Program of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation

OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is pleased to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has agreed to become the Patron of the CTF Imagineaction program. “We are extremely honoured that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston has agreed to become Patron of our Imagineaction program. This program’s goals are very much aligned with His Excellency’s vision […]

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Have you heard the $50,000 story about the charitable sector? Neither have we… YET!

Submissions are now being accepted for Imagine Canada and The Muttart Foundation’s national contest: Students (Verb) Charities Post-secondary students are being challenged to create campaigns that speak about the collective contribution of charities. First prize $50,000! OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ – When you think of the charitable sector, you probably picture individual charitable organizations and the excellent work they do. Or, perhaps larger sub-groups come to minds such as […]

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Liquid Lunch on ThatChannel.com!

Liquid Lunch is ThatChannel’s flagship TV show. Host Hugh Reilly and co-hosts (including Janette Burke, Natalie Filippelli, Stella Hunt, Erin Ademoglu and Marla Lukofsky) talk to the real heroes in Toronto and beyond every weekday from noon through 2pm. ThatChannel.com is Canada’s Number 1 Internet broadcaster since 2004, and now a pioneer in Internet TV reaching over a hundred thousand viewers monthly. Our mission is to “make a difference and […]

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Measha Brueggergosman Asks Canadians to Take Care of Their Hearts for the Ones They Love

Internationally-acclaimed Canadian soprano shares her heart health wake-up call and helps Becel®, founding sponsor of The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s The Heart Truth™ campaign, raise awareness of women’s heart health TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2012 /CNW/ – As mothers, wives, daughters, friends, and pillars of their communities, many Canadian women are quick to put their own needs aside for the benefit of others. Whether it’s caring for an aging parent, dropping […]

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Canadian Students Learn How To Battle Energy Bulge

Canadian Geographic and Shell Canada launch Classroom Energy Diet Challenge CALGARY, Jan. 18, 2012 /CNW/ – Hundreds of students and teachers across Canada are participating in The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge, a two-month curriculum-based program designed by Canadian Geographic and Shell Canada Limited to inform students about energy, where it comes from and how it can be used efficiently by making smarter choices. “The Challenge is an ideal way for […]

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CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 16 to 20 January‏

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 16 to 20 January 2012 The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or regulatory policies in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change without notice. Broadcasting decisions: Application by 7340362 Canada Inc. https://services.crtc.gc.ca/pub/instances-proceedings/Default-Defaut.aspx?S=C&PA=B&PT=PT1&PST=A&Lang=eng to amend the broadcasting licence for the national specialty Category B service V Max Application by UFV Campus and Community […]

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Media Advisory – Canadian Nurses Association speaks out for a made- and owned-in-Canada RN entry exam

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ – The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is deeply concerned about a decision made by 10 of Canada’s provincial and territorial registered nurse (RN) regulators to have the American-based National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) develop a new Canadian RN entry exam. If the contract with NCSBN is finalized, the current exam — the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE) — likely will no longer […]

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Hiring a Mover, some quick tips‏

Hiring a Mover, some quick tips Moving can be a stressful experience no matter what the distance. With some careful planning and understanding of your consumer rights and responsibilities, you can avoid some of the common complaints. Quick tips: To ensure a good move, the most important step is to find a reputable mover. Ask friends and neighbours who have moved recently if they were happy with the experience and […]

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[TPS] – Open House, Sunday, January 15, 2012, noon, 53 Division, 75 Eglinton Avenue West‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Open House, Sunday, January 15, 2012, noon, 53 Division, 75 Eglinton Avenue West Saturday, January 14, 2012 – 6:00 AM 53 Division 416-808-5300 On Sunday, January 15, 2012, between noon and 4 p.m., at 75 Eglinton Avenue West, Staff Inspector Heinz Kuck is inviting the residents and business community of 53 Division to attend the annual Open House. Community members are welcome to attend 53 […]

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Join us on January 17th for an evening with Elaine Cecconi and Hunter Milborne. Get expert views on Condo Living in 2012!‏

Join us January 17th for an exclusive design seminar with Elaine Cecconi of Cecconi Simone, one of the industry’s most sought-after interior design firms. Learn insider tips and tricks to maximize a small space and bring a feeling of elegance and expansiveness to your new home. In addition to design advice from an industry expert, get an insider view of the 2012 market from “Dean of Condos,” Hunter Milborne, and […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY – CRTC TO HOLD A HEARING IN MIRAMICHI, NEW BRUNSWICK‏

  MEDIA ADVISORY CRTC TO HOLD A HEARING IN MIRAMICHI, NEW BRUNSWICK WHEN: Monday, January 16, 2012 WHERE: Rodd Miramichi River, 1809 Water Street, Miramichi, New Brunswick TIME: 9:00 a.m. OTTAWA-GATINEAU — Commencing on January 16, 2012, the Commission will hold a hearing in Miramichi, New Brunswick, to consider a variety of broadcasting items. If you plan on attending the hearing or would like more information about the hearing, please […]

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Mandarin Classes in Kensington Market

Interested in learning Mandarin – one of the most powerful languages in the world to know? Mei Ling Lau who is organizing the classes says that if you speak to a Chinese person in Mandarin, they will always respond to you in Mandarin! Imagine going through the Chinatowns in the city and being able to do your shopping by speaking in Mandarin. For business professionals and anyone interested in traveling […]

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[TPS] – 2011 Holiday R.I.D.E. program, Final update‏

Toronto Police Service News Release 2011 Holiday R.I.D.E. program, Final update Monday, January 9, 2012 – 2:14 PM Traffic Services 416-808-1920 The Toronto Police Service 2011 Holiday R.I.D.E. program has concluded as of January 1, 2012. A total of 2,232 officers carried out 556 spot-checks and dedicated 6,798 hours to the Holiday R.I.D.E. program in Toronto. A comparison to the final results in 2010 is provided. Final spot-check summary 2011 […]

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Reminder of Women Writing Letters Event: Sunday January 22, 2012

WWL-Jan2012-2 Join us for the next Women Writing Letters Event A LETTER TO MY ________ BIRTHDAY in honour of Gailey Road’s 5th Birthday Celebration. With panelists: Marianne Fedunkiw, playwright Grace Feuerverger, writer, and educator Marisa Gelfusa, fiction writer Jackie Laidlaw, actor Supinder Wraich, actor Sunday, January 22, 2012 2:30-4:00 followed by birthday cake Ontario Institute for Studies in Education 252 Bloor Street West (at St. George subway) 12th Floor Community […]

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Upcoming CRTC Decisions‏

CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 9 to 13 January 2012 The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or regulatory policies in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change without notice. Broadcasting decisions: Decisions relating to the applications listed below, considered by the Commission during the 19 September 2011 public hearing: FDR Media Group Inc., on behalf of a […]

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[TPS] – Distracted driving, “Last Call: Whatever You Have To Say Can Wait”‏

Toronto Police Service News Release Distracted driving, “Last Call: Whatever You Have To Say Can Wait” Thursday, January 5, 2012 – 11:51 AM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 The Toronto Police Service would like to highlight the dangerous activities associated with drivers who use cell phones, hand-held communications, and entertainment devices while driving. The legislation that came into effect on October 26, 2009, created a specific offence for this driving behaviour, which […]

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CIL Paint Trends: 2012 Colours are Red Hot

Concord, Ontario – January 4, 2012 – CIL Paints is giving Canadians something to blush about in the year ahead. The leading paint brand has announced red as 2012 colour of the year, meaning home décor enthusiasts from coast to coast will be sporting a touch of rouge. According to CIL Paints, the hottest colour of the coming year is a blushy, lively, juicy red. It’s a colour that can […]

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Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses Goal, Raises Record $20 Million

TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2012 /CNW/ – This Christmas, donors across Canada helped support The Salvation Army’s efforts to reduce poverty nationwide by donating more than $20 million to the annual Kettle Campaign. Funds raised in the nearly 2,000 kettles in stores, on street corners and online, will be used to support programs that help restore hope and dignity to more than 1.7 million each year throughout the country. “We’re incredibly […]

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Arkadium Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Game Partnership With Microsoft Studios

Leader in casual and social games to develop multiple exclusive games cross-platform NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2012 /CNW/ – Arkadium, a top game development studio in New York City today announced it has signed a strategic partnership to develop casual and social games on multiple platforms to be launched by Microsoft Studios. The multi-year, multi-game partnership is an evolution of the relationship the two companies have been developing over the […]

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ARC Magazine’s 2012 Internship Program is seeking candidates‏

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Happy New Year to all, safe and happy trails through 2012. ARC Magazine’s 2012 internship program is now open and seeking to appoint new candidates, preferably university students and recent graduates who have a vested interest in Visual art, Art History, Media & Cultural Studies, and Journalism. While at ARC interns will have the opportunity to: Gain invaluable experience at an emerging cultural publication• Research and […]

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Happy New Year!!!!!!

Donna Magazine wishes you a Happy New Year filled with health, wealth and prosperity to name just a few really good puns. This year, the magazine has accomplished the over 200,000 unique visitors mark with it also being top-ranked in Google. The magazine has more than 1,500 articles for you to go over and enjoy and what I hope is a pleasant, peaceful and relaxing day for you. Please do […]

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