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TES Pharma and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Announce R&D Collaboration on Small Molecule Therapies for Metabolic Disorders and Age-Related Diseases

PERUGIA, Italy and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – TES Pharma and EPFL announce a new research and development collaboration on novel small molecule modulators of the kynurenine pathway as therapies for metabolic disorders and age-related diseases. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150625/225612LOGO ) The collaboration brings together TES Pharma, a research-based biotech company led by Professor Roberto Pellicciari (Scientific Co-Founder of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc) with state of the art research facilities in […]

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Christophe Robin’s Hair Finish Lotions With Botanical Vinegars

Christophe Robin’s Hair Finish Lotions With Botanical Vinegars PARIS, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Popular tradition gives vinegar many healthful benefits, both through topical and internal use: it is antiseptic, antioxidant, purifying, soothing, protective, and toning. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/uk/7560651-christophe-robins-botanical-vinegars/ This new interest motivated hair colouring pioneer Christophe Robin to study the cosmetic properties linked to vinegar, and research formulas inspired by traditional recipes to […]

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/R E P E A T — Thursday – Locked out Garda workers stage demonstration today in front of a downtown TD Bank/

OTTAWA, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Unifor members at GardaWorld are demonstrating today in front of the TD Bank at 45 O’Connor Street in an effort to draw attention to their circumstances and press Garda to get back to the table to negotiate a fair settlement. TD Bank is one of Garda’s major clients in Ottawa. Garda workers in Ottawa have been locked out since May 15 and without a […]

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Canada Fibers Announces Bold Solid Waste Recycling Initiatives

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Canada Fibers Ltd. (Canada Fibers) announced today that it has taken bold steps towards the creation of superior value from municipal and commercial solid waste. Canada Fibers has created an affiliate named Urban Resource Group Inc. (Urban Resource Group), which will focus on production of high quality sustainable products from solid waste. Canada Fibers’ solid waste recovery operations include four state-of-the-art Municipal Recovery Facilities […]

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IIROC Trade Resumption – PFT.UN

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in: Company: Canadian Preferred Share Trust TSX Symbol: PFT.UN (all issues) Resumption (ET): 9:30 AM 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] – Public Safety Alert, Canada Revenue Agency scam

Toronto Police Service News Release Public Safety Alert, Canada Revenue Agency scam Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – 12:52 PM Primary Report Intake, Management and Entry (PRIME) 416 808 2222 The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an ongoing scam where people are receiving calls from unknown individuals claiming to be employees of the Canada Revenue Agency. The Canada Revenue Agency does not ask for immediate […]

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IIROC Trading Halt – CWL

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: Caldwell Partners International Inc. TSX Symbol: CWL Reason: Pending News Halt Time (ET): 8:59 AM ET 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 […]

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ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS FOR THE PERIOD 25th JAN – 31ST JAN 2016

ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS FOR THE PERIOD 25th JAN – 31ST JAN 2016 Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This week brings financial abundance and a general feeling of prosperity. You have a little extra energy to dedicate to work, which will bring nice monetary rewards. Your friends have always been an extension of your family, and this week, they will  show up for you in surprising ways. […]

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Georox completes arrangements with lenders

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ KELOWNA, BC, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Georox Resources Inc. (“Georox” or the “Corporation”) (GXR:TSX-V; OF6A:FRA) has completed its previously announced (Press Release dated June 15, 2015) credit extension and payment/drawdown arrangements with its senior lender and its mezzanine lender. Georox has now reduced its loan with its principal lender by $1,000,000 to approximately $1,900,00 […]

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Learning Management Software Company, Absorb Technology, Opens European Headquarters

CALGARY, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Absorb Technology officially opened the doors to their European Headquarters on July 1, 2015. The demand for a better learning management system by European businesses has led Absorb Technology, makers of Absorb LMS, to open their first office outside of North America in Dublin, Ireland. Absorb Technology, a subsidiary of Blatant Media of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is poised to build upon their existing European […]

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Canadian Preferred Share Trust closes initial public offering

TORONTO and MONTREAL, July 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Canadian Preferred Share Trust (the “Trust”) announces the closing of its initial public offering (the “Offering”) for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $90 million. Pursuant to the Offering, the Trust issued Class A Units and Class F Units (together, the “Units”) at a price of $10.00 per Unit. The Trust has granted the Agents an over-allotment option, exercisable for a period […]

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Endress+Hauser celebrates 25 years in Canada

BURLINGTON, ON, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – For a quarter century, Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. has been creating a legacy of product quality, service and customer success. The company marks its 25th anniversary in the Canadian market on July 3, 2015. As the Canadian arm of one of the world’s most successful family-owned industrial firms and a leader in measurement and automation equipment, Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. was incorporated May 1, 1990. […]

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Alex Coulombe signs on as official Videotron Centre partner

QUÉBEC CITY, July 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Quebecor’s Sports & Entertainment Group is pleased to announce its partnership with Alex Coulombe ltée, which will be Videotron Centre’s official supplier of soft drinks, sparkling water and isotonic sports drinks. Alex Coulombe bottles and distributes leading brands including Pepsi, 7UP, Gatorade and Montellier. Through this agreement, Quebecor is also proud to announce the renewal of Alex Coulombe’s longstanding partnership with the […]

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ATN to Exclusively Broadcast Live ICC World T20 Qualifier across Canada

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Asian Television Network International Limited (ATN) (TSX-V-SAT), Canada’s largest South Asian Broadcaster, is pleased to announce that it has acquired exclusive Broadcast rights for the ICC World T20 Qualifier. The ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier is an international Twenty20 cricket tournament run under the supervision of the International Cricket Council. The purpose is to qualify the top Associate Members for the ICC World Twenty20. The […]

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RBC Canadian manufacturing PMI rebounds in June

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – The RBC PMI data for June pointed to a modest recovery in business conditions across the Canadian manufacturing sector. Production volumes, new business intakes and employment numbers all picked up compared to May. A number of firms noted that stronger export demand helped drive the upturn in business conditions, as highlighted by the fastest rise in new work from abroad since November 2014. A […]

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[TPS] – Assistance sought identifying man and woman in Theft Over $5000 investigation, Bathurst Street and Wellington Street West area

Assistance sought identifying man and woman in Theft Over $5000 investigation, Bathurst Street and Wellington Street West areaNews Release #33748 Broadcast time: 11:47 Monday, January 18, 2016 14 Division 416-808-1400 Case #: 2016-77168 The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an investigation concerning a Theft Over $5000. On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at 8:21 p.m., the Toronto Police Service responded to a call at the […]

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Urgent action needed to tackle child labour caused by Syrian crisis: Save the Children and UNICEF

AMMAN, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and UNICEF. The report shows that inside Syria, children are now contributing to the family income in more than three quarters of […]

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ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS FOR THE WEEK 18th Jan – 24th JAN 2016

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This period signifies accomplishment and triumph, despite fatigue, strain, setbacks and opposition. You shall be determined and protected now. You may have faced struggle or setbacks in the recent past, even when you were near the finishing line, but with your faith and conviction, you either managed to get what you aspired to or acquired another milestone on your way to […]

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Ontario Internship Program (OIP)

Please circulate…   The Ontario Internship Program offers two-year paid positions in a wide range of ministries and agencies across the Ontario Public Service. This entry-level program is open to people who have graduated with a recognized degree.   Please click on the link below for more information. https://www.internship.gov.on.ca/mbs/sdb/intern.nsf/LkpWebContent/ePublishedHOME Contact us at: Bopsers@ontario.ca

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Notice – Employment and Social Development Canada

Notice – Employment and Social Development Canada OTTAWA, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse, will visit the Québec Production Centre, where Universal Child Care Benefit cheques are printed for a portion of the 4 million eligible families across Canada. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject […]

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A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund Announces July 2015 Cash Distribution

VANCOUVER, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund (the Fund) (TSX symbol AW.UN) today declared a cash distribution of 11.7 cents per trust unit for the period June 1 to June 30, 2015. The distribution will be paid to unitholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2015, and will be payable on July 31, 2015. This distribution will be taxed as a non-eligible […]

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‘Stage Fright’ at the GIT

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Sean Frey and I will be offering  STAGE FRIGHT for the third consecutive year at the Gestalt Institute of Toronto. I would love to fill this workshop! We have been refining our approach and experiments for this program and, like port wine, the older the better it gets. Thanks for sharing within your social circle. Is it worth the fright? Have you ever gotten tongue-tied on […]

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Canada’s Most Unique Festival Rolls Back into Town!

Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival Back for the Eighth Year MONTREAL, July 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, one of Canada’s most exciting and fun-hearted events, is back again. Hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada, the festival rolls back into Whistler, British Columbia on August 15, 2015 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Now in its eighth year, the Festival features cheese rolling races, a costume contest, […]

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Unclaimed jackpot – Loto-Québec is looking for a $1 million prize winner in the May 29, 2015, Lotto Max draw

The ticket was purchased in Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville in the Laurentians MONTRÉAL, July 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Loto-Québec would like the public to know that a $1 million prize won in the May 29, 2015, Lotto Max draw has not yet been claimed. The winning number for that draw is 06-15-32-35-42-44-48. The ticket was purchased in the Laurentian municipality of Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville. To claim the prize, the winning ticket holder must go […]

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/R E P E A T — Summer holidays at the Électrium: A brilliant summer program!/

SAINTE-JULIE, QC, June 15, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Located in Montérégie, Hydro-Québec’s electricity interpretation centre offers fascinating guided tours throughout the summer. In addition, every Monday, budding scientists can participate in science initiation workshops led by Profaqua, an organization that specializes in sharing its passion for science with youngsters. And it is all free of charge! Hooray for Mondays! Scientific workshops on the agenda Every Monday, between June 29 and […]

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UL Acquires the National Analysis Center to Broaden its Portfolio of Interoperability and Usability Testing Services

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 2, 2015 /CNW/ — UL, a global safety science leader, today announced the acquisition of the National Analysis Center (NAC), a privately held company based in West Palm Beach, Fla. The NAC is recognized as the standard for mobile phone, automotive infotainment and mobile accessory interoperability and usability testing. UL Logo As people around the world become more mobile and use a variety of devices, they expect […]

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ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS FOR THE WEEK 11th – 17th Jan 2016

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – A very exciting week lies ahead, one that is richly -peppered with opportunity and potential. Your business or career could see a significant take-off.  You are sure to cross thresholds and make big breakthroughs in many areas – health, creativity, and love life.  All this stellar intensity amounts to a new lifestyle emerging and it spells improvement – big time. It […]

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New RRIF Rules Reduce Risk of Outliving Savings, but More Help Needed – C.D. Howe Institute

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – The 2015 federal budget’s reduction of the mandatory minimum withdrawals from registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) and similar tax-deferred accounts will reduce the risk that many Canadians will outlive their savings. Yet with yields on safe investments so low, and longevity continuing to increase, the risk is still material, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Drawing Down Our Savings: The Prospects […]

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IA Clarington Target Click 2015 Fund reaches its scheduled maturity

TORONTO, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – IA Clarington Investments Inc. (“IA Clarington” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the IA Clarington Target Click 2015 Fund (Series A and Series F) has successfully reached its scheduled maturity on June 30, 2015 and paid out the highest month-end net asset value (NAV) to unitholders as guaranteed. IA Clarington Target Click Funds are Canada’s first guaranteed mutual funds and have been specifically […]

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Richelieu pursues its solid growth – Good financial performance for Q2 2015 – New acquisition in the U.S.

Second-quarter sales increased by 15.5% to reach $190.8 million, of which 11.7% from internal growth and 3.8% from acquisitions. For the first six months, they totalled $350.1 million, up 16.2%. Second-quarter diluted net earnings per share increased by 12.1% to $0.74. For the first six months, they were up 14.7% to $1.25. Repurchase of 143,000 shares totalling $8.7 million. A healthy and solid financial position, almost no debt and return […]

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Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. Announces Debentureholder Approval of Amendments to Debentureholder Agreement

Allows Poydras to Proceed with its Acquisition of the Integrity Companies and Provides Additional Flexibility to Pursue Growth Strategy MILL VALLEY, CA, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – POYDRAS GAMING FINANCE CORP. (TSX-V: PYD) (“Poydras” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that over 80% of the holders of its 11% Convertible Debentures (the “Debentures”), well above the required majority of 66 %, have approved the Proposed Amendments to the indenture […]

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SICO Paint unveils three simple steps to a beautiful, long-lasting deck

No Stain, No Gain SICO Paint unveils three simple steps to a beautiful, long-lasting deck LONGUEUIL, Quebec, June 23, 2015 – It’s no secret that Canadians savour summer, sparing little expense to beautify their backyard living spaces after a harsh winter. When it comes to creating a long-lasting lavish outdoor décor, it all starts with a properly-stained and well-protected deck, according to leading paint brand SICO® paint. “Outdoor living continues […]

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Top Mistakes People Make When Choosing Paint Colour: Dulux Paints

TORONTO, June 11, 2015 – Does the thought of choosing a paint colour turn you yellow with fear? You’re not alone, according to leading paint brand Dulux Paints. Feedback from employees at the brand’s 250 stores across the country indicates that paint colour selection is the biggest challenge consumers face when undertaking a paint project. “When it comes to paint colour, many people are so afraid of change that they […]

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Safety in a Car to Minimize Crime

Today I was driving back from the grocery store and there was this car in front of me that looked suspicious. I could sense that it was tracking me. I even had to do something to avoid it from following me. But, I’m old and have worked in the criminal courts. I know what can happen if you’re not careful. What happens to young people who are out there driving […]

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Jean-Pierre Blais at the annual convention of the Association québécoise de la production médiatique‏

Montebello, Quebec May 8, 2015 Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Check against delivery Thank you for welcoming me here today to talk about the issues that matter to us and are defining the future of the television industry. We find ourselves at a time when TV content has never been as abundant. Supported by technology that continues to amaze us every day, the world of television is transforming […]

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CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian local television stations‏

May 4, 2015 – Ottawa – Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial information on Canadian local television stations for the broadcast year that ended August 31, 2014. In 2014, private stations invested $619.3 million in the creation of programs made by Canadians, including local news and drama series, and employed over 5,900 people. The Canadian Broadcasting […]

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Nominate a Neighbourhood Space in Need of a Colour Infusion Fast-growing DULUX Paints brand aiming to brighten up Canadian communities in celebration of 250thstore opening

TORONTO, April 20, 2015 – In celebration of its 250th store opening in Canada, leading retail brand DULUX® Paints is infusing Canadian communities with colour. If you know of a non-profit organization with space that could use a lift, Dulux Paints is looking for your suggestions. This year, Dulux Paints stores nationwide are donating paint and volunteers to help beautify 25 buildings from coast to coast, with the aim of […]

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Le Canada vendra ses actions ordinaires de GM

TORONTO, le 6 avril 2015 /CNW/ — La Corporation d’investissement GEN du Canada (GEN), une société d’État fédérale canadienne, a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’elle a conclu une entente selon laquelle elle vendra 73 389 831 des actions ordinaires de la General Motors Company (GM) qu’elle détient actuellement à Goldman, Sachs & Co, dans une opération non inscrite visant un bloc de titres. Cette vente sera réalisée le 10 Avril 2015. On fournira […]

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