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Michael Kors launches Canadian e-commerce website

NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Michael Kors is pleased to announce the Canadian launch of its ecommerce website, http://www.MichaelKors.ca. The brand, known for its jet set glamour and luxe ready-to-wear and accessories, has created a site that captures the style and energy of Michael Kors’ global retail stores while offering an exceptional breadth of product, including items available exclusively online. There will also be a rich assortment of […]

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California Energy Commission Awards New Flyer $1.7 Million in Support of Developing a Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Transit Bus

ST CLOUD, MN, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – (TSX: NFI) (TSX: NFI.DB.U) New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“New Flyer” or the “Company”), the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in North America, announced today that the California Energy Commission (“CEC”) issued the Company a Notice of Proposed Award of USD $1.7 million for the development of an advanced fuel cell transit bus. The […]

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Death of Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte – Archbishop Christian Lépine to address media

MONTREAL, April 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The Archbishop of Montreal, Most Rev. Christian Lépine, will respond to media questions today from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the residence of Mary Queen of the World Cathedral, 1071 rue de la Cathédrale (cathedral parking via rue Mansfield).   SOURCE Archdiocese of Montreal For further information: Source : Lucie Martineau, 514 925 4304; Information : Eric Durocher 514 690 3295

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Media advisory – Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl to participate in signing ceremony with Te’mexw Treaty Association Member First Nations and the Province of BC

OTTAWA, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Honourable John Rustad, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, along with Chiefs from the five Te’mexw Treaty Association Member First Nations, will join community members for a ceremony celebrating an important milestone on treaty negotiations. Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015 Time: 10:00 a.m. PDT Where: Songhees Wellness […]

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Notice – Employment and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe, and Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering–Scarborough East, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, will announce Government of Canada support to help Canadians with disabilities find jobs. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please […]

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April showers may bring more than flowers – IBC’s Top 10 tips for reducing your risk of water damage

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – With April comes rain, and while rain gets rid of the snow and greens the grass, it can damage homes. That’s why Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is offering Ontarians its Top 10 tips for reducing the risk of water damage. “As we await the summer months, we will likely see a lot of rain,” said Ralph Palumbo, Vice-President, Ontario, IBC. “To help protect your […]

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Hundreds rally at Pearson airport against layoffs and pay cuts

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Unifor members and allies from across Ontario rallied at the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) to protest proposed outsourcing of services for seniors and passengers requiring wheelchair assistance. “Airlines can’t provide top quality services with bottom dollar wages,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “Unifor is standing up for good jobs at Pearson International Airport.” Contract talks between Air Canada and Unifor were derailed […]

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April showers may bring more than flowers – IBC’s Top 10 tips for reducing your risk of water damage

EDMONTON, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – As the warm weather draws near, precipitation picks up. To help protect properties, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) offers Western Canadians its Top 10 tips for reducing the risk of water damage. “While precipitation is vital to society, too much rain can cause serious problems for our homes and in our communities,” said Bill Adams, Vice-President, Western & Pacific, IBC. “Help protect your property from […]

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THE SOCIAL is Disney-Bound! Daytime Hit Heads to Disneyland Resort for First-Ever On-Location Shows May 21 and 22 on CTV

– Co-hosts Melissa Grelo, Cynthia Loyst, Lainey Lui, and Traci Melchor, as well as digital correspondent Jessica Allen and style expert Erica Wark will be onsite in California – – Set against the backdrop of Disneyland Resort’s Diamond Celebration for their 60th anniversary, the two episodes mark the first time THE SOCIAL shoots on location – – THE SOCIAL reaches 2.5 million Canadians a week on CTV as part of […]

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Ontario Culture Days celebrates Craft Year 2015

version française ci-dessous Connect with us: Ontario Culture Days Celebrates Craft Year 2015!   Toronto, September 21, 2015 – This year, Culture Days coincides with Craft Year 2015, a year-long, nation-wide festival promoting craft as a key player in Canadian culture. To mark this occasion, Ontario Culture Days has teamed up with Craft Ontario to encourage craft-makers to offer free hands-on craft activities to the public during the Culture Days […]

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The Catholic Church launches appeal in response to refugee crisis

Français Funds to be matched by Canadian government MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The Catholic Church in Canada is mobilizing to respond to the growing refugee crisis that is currently affecting Europe and the Middle East. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) and Aid to the Church in Need are launching for the […]

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Government workers protest their local MPP to demand a fair contract

BARRIE, ON, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Workers in the Ontario Public Service, represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, will take their protest over the government’s bargaining position directly to their local MPP. Date:                     Thursday, April 9, 2015 Time:                   12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Location:             MPP Ann Hoggarth’s office, 20 Bell Farm Road OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said that at the same time that the Wynne Liberals are […]

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D+H and Malauzai Software Join Forces to Position Financial Institutions to Lead in the Mobile Revolution

LAKE MARY, FL, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (“D+H”) today announced a strategic alliance with Malauzai Software, Inc., an industry leader in the rapidly growing mobile banking market, to jointly develop and deploy advanced mobile banking solutions to D+H core system and Internet banking clients. Together, D+H and Malauzai will empower their community banks and credit unions to deliver the most intuitive and secure mobile banking […]

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Minister Leitch addresses business leaders at the Vancouver Board of Trade

Status of Women Minister highlights government actions to support women in the Canadian economy VANCOUVER, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, addressed the Vancouver Board of Trade during an event entitled Strong Women. Strong World: Improving Economic Opportunities for All.  The Minister outlined the Government of Canada’s recent actions to promote economic opportunities for women. Specifically, […]

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Media Advisory – Parliamentary Secretary Jacques Gourde to Make Important Forestry Announcement

OTTAWA, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Member of Parliament for Lotbinière–Chute-de-la-Chaudière, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will make an important forestry announcement. Parliamentary Secretary Gourde will be joined byMario Plourde, President and CEO of Cascades Canada, and Laurent Lessard, […]

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Kriska Transportation Group Limited Announces the Acquisition of JMF Transport (1992) Ltée

PRESCOTT, ON and VALCOURT, QC, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Kriska Transportation Group Limited (KTG) is pleased to announce the acquisition of JMF Transport (1992) Ltée based in Valcourt, Quebec.  JMF Transport will continue to be led by the current management team, including Mr. Stephan Brizard who will remain General Manager of the company. “Since the formation of KTG in late 2014, we have been actively looking at acquisitions in Eastern Canada that […]

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Champlain Bridge Corridor: Demolition of the north section of the Main Viaduct, complete closure of access ramps of the A-15 South and the A-15 North

LONGUEUIL, QC, April 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) wishes to inform road users that phase 2 of work on the Main Viaduct will go on with the demolition of the north section during the period from Friday, April 10, 8 p.m. to Saturday, April 11, 8 p.m. These closures will be put in place: Friday, April 10, 8 p.m. to Saturday, April […]

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C.D. Howe Institute Monetary Policy Council Recommends Bank of Canada Hold Overnight Rate at .75 Percent through Mid-Year; Looks for 1.00 Percent by April 2016

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – The C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 0.75 percent at its next announcement on April 15, 2015. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at .75 percent through to September, and at […]

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SQI Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – SQI Diagnostics Inc. (“SQI” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQX: SQIDF),a life sciences company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced the voting results for its nominees for director at its reconvened annual and special meeting of shareholders held today. The director nominees were presented in the Company’s Management Information Circular dated February 25, 2015and in a […]

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MFDA announces settlement hearing to take place in respect of Equity Associates Inc.

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”) commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Equity Associates Inc. (the “Respondent”) by Notice of Hearing (the “Notice of Hearing”) dated December 18, 2014. Staff of the MFDA and the Respondent have entered into a settlement agreement and a settlement hearing in this proceeding will take place on April 13, 2015, commencing at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern), or […]

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A message to our community regarding the Blog Threat‏

Dear CWSE Friends,    The Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) is deeply troubled over the targeted threats to Women and Gender Studies faculty and students and the implications for academic freedom with respect to teaching and producing knowledge relevant to our many women’s communities.    We have requested advice from the Dean’s Office regarding OISE’s response to the targeted character of these threats and how they affect feminist faculty, students and staff at OISE. […]

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IIROC Trading Resumption – AXG

VANCOUVER, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in: Company: Antipodes Gold Limited TSX-Venture Symbol: AXG Resumption (ET): 08:00 AM April 9, 2015 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 […]

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[TPS] – Media advisory, Thursday, September 10, 2015, noon, Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street, Toronto Police Service welcomes 34 new recruits

Toronto Police Service News Release Media advisory, Thursday, September 10, 2015, noon, Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street, Toronto Police Service welcomes 34 new recruits Thursday, September 10, 2015 – 4:59 AM Corporate Services Command 416-808-0603 The Toronto Police Service is pleased to be hosting a graduation ceremony for 34 new police recruits on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at the Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street, starting at noon. In […]

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First National Financial Corporation to Host First Quarter 2015 Results Conference Call April 29, 2015

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – First National Financial Corporation (TSX: FN, TSX:FN.PR.A) today announced the timing of first quarter 2015 financial reporting: First Quarter Earnings Release April 28, 2015 after market close First Quarter Earnings Call/Webcast April 29, 2015 10 am ET Hosts Stephen Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert Inglis, Chief Financial Officer Moray Tawse, Executive Vice President Conference Call 416-849-1847 866-530-1554 Webcast http://www.firstnational.ca A taped rebroadcast of […]

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Maple Leaf Announces Pending Changes to Board of Directors

Two directors retiring, one new nominee standing for election MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Maple Leaf Foods (MFI: TSX) today announced that Dr. Jeffrey Gandzand Diane E. McGarry will retire from the Company’s Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 30, 2015. The Company also announced that Ron Close has been nominated to join the board as an independent director and will stand for election at […]

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[TPS] – Media advisory, Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., Forest Manor Public School, 25 Forest Manor Road, “Are you FOCUSED on school?” Campaign launch

Toronto Police Service News Release Media advisory, Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., Forest Manor Public School, 25 Forest Manor Road, “Are you FOCUSED on school?” Campaign launch Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – 4:29 AM Traffic Services 416-808-1900 Traffic safety continues to be a service priority for the Toronto Police Service. On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 7 a.m., the Toronto Police Service, in partnership with the […]

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Notice from the Office of the Secretary – Ontario Securities Commission

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED – AND –  IN THE MATTER OF ERIC INSPEKTOR TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter which provides that the dates for the hearing on the merits, scheduled to commence on April 8, 2015 and continue on April 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24 and […]

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Notice from the Office of the Secretary – Ontario Securities Commission

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED – and – IN THE MATTER OF ERIC INSPEKTOR – and – IN THE MATTER OF A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN STAFF OF THE ONTARIO SECURITIES COMMISSION AND ERIC INSPEKTOR TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Following a hearing held today, the Commission issued an Order in the above named matter approving the Settlement Agreement reached between Staff of […]

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NBF Capital Raises AED1 Billion for Pacific Control Systems

DUBAI, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – NBF Capital, regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority and a fully-owned subsidiary of National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) (https://nbf.ae/), raised AED1 billion for Pacific Control Systems (PCS) (http://www.pacificcontrols.net), which is pressing ahead with a project to expand cloud services infrastructure across the GCC. PCS, a global provider of information communication technologies, intends to use the amount which has a tenor of 72 […]

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Collins Barrow Vaughan nominated for business achievement award

TORONTO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Honoured to be a finalist in the coveted professional services category, the partners of Collins Barrow Vaughan are looking forward to attending the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce’s 26thannual Vaughan Business Achievement Awards gala on April 9, 2015 at the Paramount Conference & Event Venue in Woodbridge, Ontario. “As a previous two-time award recipient, winning for a third time would make us an honorary member of […]

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Media Advisory – Minister Pierre Poilievre commemorates the 98th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

OTTAWA, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – On behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, MinisterPierre Poilievre will join Canadian and French officials, Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces personnel, youth and cadets in a commemorative ceremony honouring Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge during the First World War. The public and media are invited to participate in the commemorative ceremony. Location: National War Memorial Confederation Square Ottawa Date: Thursday, April […]

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Ovivo Awarded a $5 Million Contract in the Middle-East for a Water System Feeding a Power Plant using Recycled Waste Water

MONTREAL, April 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”) has been awarded a large contract to supply a boiler feed water system for a power plant located in the Middle-East. The contract value is approximately $5 millionCanadian and the system is scheduled for delivery in 2016. Boilers require high quality purified water to generate steam for power plants. Due to scarcity of fresh water in theMiddle-East, Ovivo’s system will recycle […]

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