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14 Division CPLC Community Safety Scholarship‏

14 Division CPLC Community Safety Scholarship WHAT DOES THIS PROGRAM OFFER? Scholarship recipients receive: -Up to a $4,000 scholarship to cover tuition fees for first year of post secondary education or training (college, university, trade school, apprenticeship) -Opportunity for second year scholarships of up to $4,000 to be applied directly to your tuition if you attend one of the following institutions: -Ryerson University, University of Toronto, York University, Humber College, […]

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Best-ever year for Lexus helps Toyota Canada Inc. increase sales by 1.7% in 2013

Best-ever year for TCI truck sales Toyota RAV4, Tacoma 4X4, Prius c and Scion FR-S set annual sales records TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – Toyota Canada  Inc. (TCI) reported total sales of 195,360 vehicles in 2013, an increase of 1.7% versus 2012. It was the best year ever for Lexus, with sales of 15,949 luxury vehicles, up 5.6%. Led by the Canadian-made RAV4, it was also a record year for TCI […]

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Ontario Securities Commission – Notice from the Office of the Secretary

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED – and – IN THE MATTER OF KEVIN WARREN ZIETSOFF – and – IN THE MATTER OF A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN STAFF OF THE ONTARIO SECURITIES COMMISSION AND KEVIN WARREN ZIETSOFF TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing for a hearing to consider whether it is in the public interest to approve a […]

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AGF Reports December 2013 Assets Under Management

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – AGF Management Limited reported total fee-earning assets under management (AUM) of $35.5 billion as at December 31, 2013. This represents a 3.2% increase from November 30, 2013. AUM  ($ billions) December 31, 2013 November 30,  2013 % Change Month-Over-  Month December 31,  2012 % Change  Year-Over-  Year Mutual Fund $19.4 $19.3 0.5% $19.6 (1.0)% Retail Pooled Fund 0.3 0.3 – 0.5 (40.0)% Total Retail Fund  (including retail pooled funds) $19.7 […]

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TSX Venture Exchange Daily Bulletins

VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – TSX VENTURE COMPANIES: ALEXANDER NUBIA INTERNATIONAL INC. (“AAN”) BULLETIN TYPE:  Private Placement-Non-Brokered BULLETIN DATE:  January 3, 2014 TSX Venture Tier 1 Company TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing documentation with respect to a Non-Brokered Private Placement announced November 28, 2013 and December 24, 2013:   Number of Shares: 3,300,000 shares Purchase Price: $0.05 per share Warrants: 3,300,000 share purchase warrants to purchase 3,300,000 shares Warrant Exercise Price: $0.05 for a […]

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Hyundai Canada achieves record 2013 sales

MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. announced today its full-year 2013 sales of 137,100 vehicles has set a new company record. Buoyed by strong performances last year from its Elantra compact car, Genesis Coupe sports car, Santa Fe Sport SUV, as well as the addition of the new 6-or-7 passenger Santa Fe XL, the company has achieved regular, annual sales growth since 2004.

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Notice of Default Delivered to AndeanGold

VANCOUVER, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – Gitennes Exploration Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: GIT) advises that it has delivered a Notice of Default to AndeanGold Ltd. for failure to make a $150,000 payment that was due and payable onDecember 31, 2013. The payment was due under the terms of the amended Share Sale and Mining Agreement (the “Agreement”) which provides AndeanGold the right to acquire Gitennes’ 40% interest in the Urumalqui Project, Peru.  The Default can […]

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Food Gift Card Distribution Resumes in Toronto on January 2nd

News Release Food Gift Card Distribution Resumes in Toronto on January 2nd January 1, 2014 Province and Private Sector Working Together to Help Those Most In Need The gift card distribution initiative will resume tomorrow and continue Friday for Toronto residents most in need who may have lost food during power outages caused by last week’s ice storm. There has been an overwhelming demand for gift cards with $160,000 in […]

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New Gold Files Technical Report for Blackwater Project

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (TSX:NGD) and (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces that the company has filed a Technical Report (the “Report”), entitled “Blackwater Gold Project, British Columbia – NI 43-101 Technical Report on Feasibility Study” and dated January 14, 2014. The Report was prepared in compliance with National Instrument 43-101 – Standards for Disclosure for Mineral Projects and may be found under the company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The Technical Report […]

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Penn West to present at CIBC Whistler Institutional Investor Conference

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ – PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX – PWT; NYSE – PWE) (“PENN WEST”)wishes to notify interested parties that Mr. Dave Roberts, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the CIBC Whistler Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at 10:00am PST(11:00am MST) in Whistler, British Columbia. We invite interested parties to visit: https://webcasts.welcome2theshow.com/whistler2014 at the presentation time noted above to listen to an audio webcast of the presentation.

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Horizons Announces January 2014 Distributions for Certain Active ETFs

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ – Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. and its affiliate AlphaPro Management Inc. (collectively “Horizons ETFs“) are pleased to announce the distribution amounts per unit (the “Distributions“) for certain of the Horizons ETFs family of exchange traded funds (the “ETFs“), for the period ending January 31, 2014, as indicated in the table below. The ex-dividend date for the Distributions is anticipated to be January 29, 2014, for all unitholders of […]

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Newcrest Mining Limited – Quarterly Report for the three months ending 31 December 2013

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ – Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) – Quarterly Report for the three months ending 31 December 2013 (these figures are unaudited) Key Points Quarterly gold production of 621,125 ounces (6% higher than September 2013 quarter of 586,573 ounces) Quarterly copper production of 22,603 tonnes (15% higher than September 2013 quarter of 19,632 tonnes) Average realised gold price for the quarter of A$1,372/oz Group All-In Sustaining Cost1 for the quarter of A$921/oz (US$857/oz at an A$:US$ […]

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Guiding Growth in Ontario’s Postsecondary Education System

News Release Guiding Growth in Ontario’s Postsecondary Education System December 20, 2013 Province Committed to Sustainable Growth to Meet Demand Ontario has introduced a plan to guide major capacity expansions at postsecondary institutions, ensuring students have access to spaces where they are needed most.The Major Capacity Expansion Policy Framework defines criteria for where new or expanded campuses should be located. Working in collaboration with municipalities, universities’ and colleges’ expansion proposals will be […]

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Moving Forward on the Eglinton Crosstown‏

News Release Moving Forward on the Eglinton Crosstown December 20, 2013 Ontario Government Improving Public Transit, Creating Jobs Ontario is taking another step forward in the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT to help ease congestion and create thousands of jobs. Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have released a request for proposals to Crosslinx Transit Solutions and Crosstown Transit Partners, the teams short-listed to design, build, finance and maintain the Crosstown […]

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Improving Access to Home Care and Community Supports‏

Media Advisory Improving Access to Home Care and Community Supports January 20, 2014 Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will make an announcement about expanding the role of paramedics to improve services for seniors and patients with chronic conditions. Date:               Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 Time:               9:30 a.m. Location:         Toronto EMS Station 45 135 Davenport Road, Toronto     For public inquiries call ServiceOntario, INFOline at 1-866-532-3161 (Toll-free in […]

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Olivia and Liam Remain Most Popular Baby Names in Ontario‏

News Release Olivia and Liam Remain Most Popular Baby Names in Ontario December 19, 2013 Ontario Making it Easier for Parents to Register Newborns Online Olivia and Liam are the most popular names for girls and boys born in Ontario for the second year in a row. Olivia has been the favourite name for girls since 2008, followed by the same second, third and fourth place names from last year […]

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Inquest into the Death of Michael Hergert Announced‏

News Release Inquest into the Death of Michael Hergert Announced December 18, 2013 Dr. David H. Evans, Regional Supervising Coroner, Central East Region, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Michael Hergert. Mr. Hergert, age 36, died on August 9, 2010, during the course of his employment at a construction site in Vaughan.  An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine […]

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Interest Rate Unchanged For Variable-Rate Ontario Savings Bonds

News Release Interest Rate Unchanged For Variable-Rate Ontario Savings Bonds December 18, 2013 Providing the People of Ontario a Secure Option to Invest in the Province The interest rate set at 1.30 per cent for the Variable-Rate Ontario Savings Bonds will remain unchanged for the next six months. This rate applies to Variable-Rate Bonds dated 2007 and 2008. The rates are reviewed and reset every six months. The next update will be […]

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Strengthening Economic Ties with Growing Markets‏

Media Advisory Strengthening Economic Ties with Growing Markets January 16, 2014 Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, will make an important announcement. Date:               Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 Time:              11 a.m. Location:        Ontario Investment and Trade Centre 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor Toronto Click for an interactive map. CONTACTS Gabe De Roche Minister’s Office 416-325-7569 Sofia Sousa-Dias Communications Branch 416-326-8465 Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment http://www.ontariocanada.com/ontcan/1medt/en/home_en.jsp […]

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Minister to Announce Supports for Healthier Schools‏

Media Advisory Minister to Announce Supports for Healthier Schools January 16, 2014 Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, will visit George Brown College to make an announcement about a new initiative that supports better health for Ontario’s high school students. Date:               Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 Time:               9:15 a.m. Location:         George Brown College, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts St. James Campus 300 Adelaide St. East Toronto Adelaide Street East is a […]

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Ontario to Review Mining Health and Safety‏

News Release Ontario to Review Mining Health and Safety December 18, 2013 Review to Focus on New Technology, Training, Ground Stability Ontario is launching a comprehensive mining safety review to further improve the health and well-being of workers in the sector.Starting in early 2014, the province’s Chief Prevention Officer will lead an advisory group of industry, labour, and health and safety representatives to begin a collaborative, evidence-based review on a […]

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CRTC acting to improve telecommunications services for northern Canadians

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, December 18, 2013 — The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today set the foundation to modernize Northwestel’s network over the next four years. Northwestel’s investments in its network will result in better telecommunications services for northern Canadians, including improved broadband Internet services and the provision of fourth-generation mobile wireless services.

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Drivers to Pay Less for Drive Clean Test‏

News Release Drivers to Pay Less for Drive Clean Test December 18, 2013 Ontario Committed to Fair Pricing and Clean Air Starting April 1, vehicle owners will pay five dollars less for their Drive Clean emission tests.After 12 years in deficit due to start-up costs, Drive Clean went into surplus in 2011. The province is reducing the test fee from $35 to $30 to make sure the program does not […]

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Minister to Announce Drive Clean Changes‏

Media Advisory Minister to Announce Drive Clean Changes December 17, 2013 Jim Bradley, Minister of the Environment, will make an important announcement about the Drive Clean program. Date: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Ontario Legislature Building, East Lobby Doors Queens Park, Toronto Note: Media not currently accredited by the Legislative Assembly should contact Gerald Christopher, Press Gallery Coordinator, for press conference access. Please call 416-325-7922 or email gerald_christopher@ontla.ola.org. […]

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Improving Access to Routine Health Procedures

News Release Improving Access to Routine Health Procedures December 17, 2013 Ontario Establishing Non-Profit Community-Based Specialty Clinics Ontario is increasing access to routine health procedures by establishing non-profit community-based specialty clinics in communities across the province. These specialty clinics will provide OHIP- insured services, starting with cataract and colonoscopy procedures. Other procedures will be considered for this new model of care, including dialysis, out-patient orthopaedic and other specialized services that […]

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Statement from Minister of Children and Youth Services 2013 Annual Report on Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy‏

  Statement Statement from Minister of Children and Youth Services 2013 Annual Report on Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy December 16, 2013   Today, Teresa Piruzza, Minister of Children and Youth Services, released the following statement onOntario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy 2013 Annual Report: “When Breaking the Cycle: Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy was launched in 2008, it was based on the belief that every child should be given the opportunity to reach their full […]

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Minister’s Statement Expressing Disappointment At The Federal Government On Stalling On CPP Enhancement‏

Statement Minister’s Statement Expressing Disappointment At The Federal Government On Stalling On CPP Enhancement December 16, 2013 Today, Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, released the following statement on enhancing the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). “We are very disappointed that the federal government has once again stood in the way of a CPP enhancement. They say that we can put off an enhancement to the CPP for another day. We strongly […]

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Ontario Providing Free Dental Care to More Kids‏

News Release Ontario Providing Free Dental Care to More Kids December 16, 2013 Province Continues to Lift More Children and Families Out of Poverty   Ontario is expanding eligibility for free dental care to 70,000 more children and youth in low-income families, to help break down barriers and provide them with more opportunities for success.     Starting April 2014, the province will increase access to oral health services such […]

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Capture everything in every direction‏

Hi there! Below are some of the hottest perks on Indiegogo right now: $549 – Panoramic Ball Camera Panono is a throwable panoramic ball camera that captures everything in every direction for amazing 72-megapixel, fully spherical panoramic images. View Perk $30 – Gender Book Print Edition Get the first-edition hardcover of this 90-page, educational book that teaches the basics of gender theory in a way that is fun and non-judgemental. […]

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Ontario Gains 13,800 Jobs in November

News Release Ontario Gains 13,800 Jobs in November December 6, 2013 Province Continues to Help Create Jobs and Economic Growth Ontario’s economy saw an increase in job creation in November as the government continues to focus on improving the province’s investment climate, attracting new businesses and providing more opportunities for employment. The province gained 13,800 net jobs last month, contributing to an overall increase of 474,700 jobs since June 2009. […]

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Meet the Author with Donna Kakonge and Events at Accents Bookstore

January 6 – January 12/ 2014 @ Accents Bookstore: (Hours: Monday and Tuesday (11:00am to 5:00pm), Wednesday (closed), Thursday to Saturday (10:00am to 10:00pm), Sunday (10:00am to 7:00pm), 601 Christie Street, Toronto.   1- Meet the Author (Weekly Conversation with Local Authors), Saturday, Jan.11 @ 4:00pm. 2- Afro&Latin Cinema (Weekly Screening of Movies & Documentaries), Sunday, Jan.12 @ 3:00pm.  3- Coin Flip (Weekly Poetry Readings), Sunday, January 12 @ 5:00pm.  4- […]

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Athletes’ Village Reaching for the Top‏

News Release Athletes’ Village Reaching for the Top December 6, 2013 Province On Track to Deliver Legacy Community in Toronto’s West Don Lands Ontario is marking a significant milestone in both the construction of the CIBC Pan Am / Parapan Am Games Athletes’ Village and the province’s long-term investment in the revitalization of the West Don Lands with a topping off ceremony today. Creating and supporting 5,200 jobs, construction of […]

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Meet the Author Donna Kakonge at Accents Bookstore on Saturday, January 11, 2014

Who: Since 1992, Donna Kakonge has freelanced in the cultural and performing arts, as well as worked in the government sector. She began by working on a breakthrough show for youth called Road Movies which aired on CBC. Following this, she worked at the local, national and international levels of both CBC Radio and Television, mainly in Toronto. Kakonge was involved with the start of a first-ever morning show aired on […]

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Protecting Ontario’s Vulnerable Workers‏

News Release Protecting Ontario’s Vulnerable Workers December 4, 2013 Province Introducing Stronger Rules and Enforcement Measures for Increased Fairness Ontario is introducing legislation to provide more protection to the province’s vulnerable workforce while increasing fairness for both employees and businesses. The Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, to be introduced today, would protect vulnerable workers while creating a level playing field for companies that follow the rules by: Eliminating […]

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Bringing the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games to Ontario’s Kids‏

News Release Bringing the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games to Ontario’s Kids December 4, 2013 Province Helping to Get Kids Active and More Involved in the People’s Games Ontario is launching Pan Am/Parapan Am Kids to build excitement for the Games and inspire young people to lead healthy and active lives. Pan Am/Parapan Am Kids, delivered in partnership with the 2015 Pan /Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015), is available […]

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CI Financial reports asset growth of 20% in 2013

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – CI Financial Corp. (“CI”) today reported assets under management of $90.9 billionas of December 31, 2013, an all-time record for the firm. CI’s assets under management grew by $15.2 billion or 20.1% during the year and by $1.3 billion or 1.4% in the month of December 2013. Total assets were $118.1 billion at December 31, 2013, representing growth of $19.1 billionor 19.3% in 2013 and $1.7 billion or 1.5% in the month of December. This level of total assets […]

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