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Archive for March 2014

IIROC Trade Resumption – NDN

TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in: Company: Nordion Inc. TSX Symbol: NDN (all issues) Resumption (ET): Open IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension (halt) of trading in a security of a publicly-listed company. Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces in Canada. SOURCE […]

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Moving Forward With Health Care Transformation

News Release Moving Forward With Health Care Transformation January 27, 2014 Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care Delivering Better Care and Value Two years after the launch of Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care, the province continues to transform health care to provide better patient care and better value for health dollars. Ontario is building on the Action Plan with a commitment to provide better support for Personal Support Workers to […]

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Progress on Making Ontario a Better Place to Age‏

News Release Progress on Making Ontario a Better Place to Age January 24, 2014 Ontario Government’s Action Plan Benefiting Seniors and Their Caregivers Ontario is making it easier for seniors to stay safe, active and engaged in their communities. One year after its launch, the province’s seniors and their caregivers are seeing results from Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors. The plan is focused on addressing the growing needs of the […]

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Investigation‏

News Release Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Investigation January 23, 2014 Province Taking Steps to Protect Pork Industry Ontario is conducting an investigation on a hog farm in Middlesex County after a suspected finding of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus. The virus does not affect food safety, and poses no risk to human health or other animals. Pork remains a safe choice for consumers to eat. At this time, the source of the […]

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25 Appointees Named To Ontario’s Highest Honour‏

News Release 25 Appointees Named To Ontario’s Highest Honour January 23, 2014 World renowned film director, David Cronenberg, hockey legend, Paul Henderson, and pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. James Rutka are among 25 extraordinary Ontarians appointed to the Order of Ontario. The appointees to Ontario’s highest honour were chosen for their contributions to the arts, law, science, medicine, history, politics, and philanthropy. The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, invested […]

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Improving Access to Mental Health Services in Ontario

News Release Improving Access to Mental Health Services in Ontario January 23, 2014 Premier Attends Grand Opening of New Hospital Campus in Hamilton Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, celebrated the grand opening of the Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare in Hamilton today. The government has funded the $581 million construction cost of this new centre. It is designed to help do away […]

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Details Announced for the Inquest into the Death of Charles McGillivary‏

Media Advisory Details Announced for the Inquest into the Death of Charles McGillivary January 22, 2014 Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for the Central Region, Toronto West office, today announced details for the inquest into the death of Charles McGillivary. Mr. McGillivary, age 45, died on Aug. 1, 2011, at the University Health Network — Toronto Western Hospital, following his arrest by the Toronto Police Service. An inquest is […]

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Paul Martin Named Special Advisor on Retirement Income Security‏

News Release Paul Martin Named Special Advisor on Retirement Income Security January 22, 2014 Government Working on Made-in-Ontario Plan Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the Right Honourable Paul Martin has agreed to serve as Special Advisor to the Minister of Finance. Mr. Martin will work with the government on a made-in-Ontario solution to enhance retirement income security for the people of Ontario.The announcement followed a meeting between the Premier and […]

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Midwife-Led Birth Centre Opens in Toronto‏

News Release Midwife-Led Birth Centre Opens in Toronto January 22, 2014 Ontario Offering More Childbirth Options for Expecting Mothers Women in Toronto now have more choices when deciding where to give birth with the opening of the Toronto Birth Centre. The new birth centre is a regulated health facility that offers women a safe, home-like setting where they can give birth attended by midwives and surrounded by their family.  The […]

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Progress Made Towards a Smoke-Free Ontario‏

News Release Progress Made Towards a Smoke-Free Ontario January 22, 2014 Ontario Committed to Achieving the Lowest Smoking Rate in Canada Ontario has helped thousands of people quit smoking and lead healthier, more active lives over the past decade. As part of Weedless Wednesday — when all smokers are encouraged to abstain from smoking for the day — the province is highlighting the progress made through the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy, […]

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Ontario a Leader in Venture Capital‏

News Release Ontario a Leader in Venture Capital January 21, 2014 New Fund Builds on Venture Capital Success Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Communitech in Waterloo to announce that Ontario is launching a new venture capital fund in partnership with the federal government, as well as corporate and institutional investors. The Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund will reinforce Ontario’s position as a North American leader in venture capital by attracting […]

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Elemental Minerals provides update on the Dingyi Offer

PERTH, Australia, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ – Elemental Minerals Ltd (ASX, TSX: ELM) (“Elemental” or the “Company“) refers to its announcement yesterday regarding the developments in the off-market takeover offer for all of the fully-paid ordinary shares of Elemental (“Dingyi Offer“) by Dingyi Group Investment Limited (“Dingyi“). As a result of: the decision by the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK“) to uphold the classification of the Dingyi Offer […]

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Salvation Army resolution reached

VANCOUVER, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ – Following the sudden lay off of nine employees – all BCGEU members – at the Salvation Army National Recycling Operation in February, both the employer and the union have since met and have reached a decision. Both parties have negotiated an agreement. BCGEU President Darryl Walker says the union has been dedicated to ensuring a fair deal for the Salvation Army employees. “We are pleased with the agreement, […]

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Modifications- principales entraves sur le réseau routier de la région de Montréal pour ce soir et la nuit prochaine

ONTRÉAL, le 18 mars 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – à 17 h 45 – Le ministère des Transports avise les usagers  des modifications suivantes aux entraves planifiées sur le réseau autoroutier de la grande région métropolitaine de Montréal. EN BREF –AJOUT Île de Montréal A-40 (AUTOROUTE MÉTROPOLITAINE) Montréal Direction OUEST À la hauteur de la sortie no 73 (R-335, avenue Christophe-Colomb, rue Saint-Hubert) fermeture COMPLÈTE, de mardi 23 h à mercredi 5 h […]

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Young Leaders Honoured with Lincoln M. Alexander Awards‏

News Release Young Leaders Honoured with Lincoln M. Alexander Awards January 21, 2014 Ontario Celebrates Three Young Women in the Fight Against Racism On the first official Lincoln Alexander Day in Ontario, the province is honouring three young female leaders with a Lincoln M. Alexander Award.Each year, the Lincoln M. Alexander Awards are presented to three young people between the ages of 16 and 25, who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in […]

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Ontario Expanding Community Role for Paramedics‏

News Release Ontario Expanding Community Role for Paramedics January 21, 2014 Community Paramedicine Programs Improving Access to Care for Seniors Ontario is supporting the expansion of community paramedicine programs to improve access to home care and community support services for seniors and other patients with chronic conditions. The province is investing $6 million to support the expansion and development of community paramedicine initiatives across the province. These programs allow paramedics […]

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RobecoSAM Publishes its Annual Sustainability Yearbook – Which Companies Made it to the Top?

Yearbook commemorates companies with the best sustainability practices For investors yearbook signals which companies are positioned to create shareholder value RobecoSAM’s CEO encourages the CEOs of the yearbook’s 59 Industry Leaders to talk to their pension fund managers and help them embrace sustainability   ZURICH, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ – RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, today announced the publication of its annual Sustainability Yearbook (http://yearbook.robecosam.com ). The yearbook looks back at companies’ sustainability performance […]

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Join Donna Kakonge at Indigo Mount Sinai Hospital

Donna Kakonge will be selling her books How To Talk To Crazy People, Three Quarters and How to Write Creative Non-fiction at Indigo Mount Sinai Hospital…the only Indigo Bookstore in a hospital in Canada in May! Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Location: Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto Can’t wait to see you there! Find 250+ unique organic cotton & natural products at hankettes.com […]

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OceanaGold fourth quarter and full year 2013 production report

/NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES AND NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO US NEWSWIRE SERVICES./ (All figures in US Dollars unless otherwise stated) MELBOURNE, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ – OceanaGold Corporation (ASX: OGC, TSX: OGC, NZX: OGC) (the “Company”) is pleased to release its fourth quarter report for the quarter ended 31 December 2013, in accordance with the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) Listing Rule 5.1. Please note that the numbers contained in this […]

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2014 CRSEA Conference Call for Proposals‏

Dear Colleague,   In the past you submitted a proposal to the CRSEA annual conference. This year we invite you to again submit a proposal to our 8th Annual Conference, May 28-31 at Vanderbilt Law School. Attached is the call for proposals. For more information about the conference you can visit the CRSEA website or if you are ready to submit your proposal now simply click here and setup an profile via EasyChair. We look forward […]

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Province Expanding 30% Off Ontario Tuition Program

News Release Province Expanding 30% Off Ontario Tuition Program January 20, 2014 About 5,000 More Students Eligible for Support Ontario is helping about 5,000 more students with the cost of postsecondary education by expanding eligibility for the 30% Off Ontario Tuition Grant.Students in their final year of a five-year co-op program and students attending private career colleges and other private postsecondary institutions that are eligible for financial aid through the Ontario […]

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Supporting World-Class Research‏

News Release Supporting World-Class Research January 20, 2014 Ontario Investing in Innovation and Creating Jobs Ontario is investing $190 million over the next six years to help attract and retain top scientists, develop cutting-edge technologies, increase investment and create jobs. The funding will be divided between the Ontario Research Fund’s (ORF) Research Excellence ($65 million) and Research Infrastructure ($125 million) programs. Since 2003, ORF projects have leveraged over $2.9 billion in funding and helped […]

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Helping Ontarians With Disabilities Live Independently‏

News Release Helping Ontarians With Disabilities Live Independently January 20, 2014 Ontario Expanding Program to Help More People Self-Manage Care Ontario is helping more people with disabilities live independently in their homes. The province is expanding the Direct Funding program, which enables people living with disabilities to manage their care based on their individual needs. The program also eases pressure on Community Care Access Centres and other community support providers, […]

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Iron Mountain Canada Operations ULC Fined $90,000 After Worker Loses Arm‏

Court Bulletin Iron Mountain Canada Operations ULC Fined $90,000 After Worker Loses Arm January 17, 2014 TORONTO, ON – Iron Mountain Canada Operations ULC, a document-shredding company, has been fined $90,000 for a violation of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker at a Toronto plant lost an arm. On November 7, 2012, repairs were being done on a conveyor that is part of the shredding operation when […]

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Ontario to Open Business Office in São Paulo, Brazil‏

News Release Ontario to Open Business Office in São Paulo, Brazil January 17, 2014 Province Expanding Opportunities in South American Market Ontario is opening its newest International Marketing Centre (IMC) in São Paulo, Brazil. The new office fulfils a key commitment of Ontario’s Going Global Trade Strategy and the official opening will be marked during a business mission to Brazil led by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, from […]

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Posera – HDX Completes Private Placement of Convertible Debentures

/NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR THROUGH US NEWS WIRE SERVICES/ TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ – Posera – HDX Limited (“Posera – HDX” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that further to the press release dated November 29, 2013, it has completed the closing of its private placement of Posera – HDX Convertible Debentures.  On January 15, 2014 the Company issued a total of $1.5 million (principal amount) of unsecured convertible subordinated debentures (the “Offering”).  […]

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DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE raises $10.3 million for relief and reconstruction in the Philippines

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE has raised over $10 million to provide humanitarian aid to communities in the Philippines that were impacted by super Typhoon Haiyan, which left an estimated 14 million people in need of some form of assistance due to the storm’s impact. This amount is eligible to be matched by the Canadian government and will be placed in itsTyphoon Haiyan Relief Fund.

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Royal Nickel to Host Conference Call to Discuss Indonesian Ore Export Ban and Its Impact on the Nickel Market at 10:00 a.m. on January 21, 2014

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2014 /CNW/ – Royal Nickel Corporation (“RNC”) (TSX: RNX) announced today that it will hold a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 10:00am (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, to discuss the Indonesian ore export ban and its impact on the global nickel market. Speakers from RNC on the call will include Tyler Mitchelson, President and CEO, and Mark Selby, Senior Vice President, Business Development.

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Healthier Food Choices for High School Students‏

  News Release Healthier Food Choices for High School Students January 17, 2014 High School Grant Program to Improve Student Nutrition Ontario is helping high school students eat more nutritious meals to improve their health and help them learn more effectively. Through the province’s new Healthy Eating in Secondary Schools program, high schools and school boards can apply for one-time grants of up to $50,000 to support innovative projects that […]

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Mazda3 wins 2014 ‘Best of the Best’ Award from Canadian Automotive Jury

MONTREAL, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ – The all-new 2014 Mazda3 compact car was named the winner of the fifth annual ‘Best of the Best’ award by The Canadian Automotive Jury (CAJ) today, beating out the two other finalists: the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Jaguar F-Type. The CAJ’s ‘Best of the Best’ is an automotive award of excellence that is presented annually. As any vehicle (or family of vehicles) on sale in Canada on September 1 is […]

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