Category: Environment

Now Open: Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay


– Wolfgang Puck arrives in Bahrain to open 3 concept restaurants and bars; Hotel also offers 4 additional food and beverage options – Landmark skyscraper includes 273 rooms and suites anchored on resort-like grounds on private man-made island – Incredible Spa, comprehensive fitness facilities…

25,000 people expected at Palais des congrès for job and entrepreneurship fairs


MONTRÉAL, March 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Entrepreneurs and job seekers will be converging on the Palais des congrès de Montréal for the various major public fairs and shows slated for the coming months. Over 25,000 people are expected to visit the employers and exhibitors…

Hyundai launches new brand positioning campaign


Launched to explain the “H-Factor” as an extension of the corporate brand positioning, first airing of the flagship 60 second commercial will be during the big football game on Feb. 1 TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, as part of a comprehensive strategy…

Great Canadian Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014 Results on March 4


RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] (“the Company”) announced that it will release its financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on March 4, 2015.  The Company will…

Midpoint announces closing of private placement


/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAWS./ TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Midpoint Holdings Ltd. (the “Company“) (TSXV: MPT) (FSE: 8MH) is…

Historic Supreme Court decision on the right to strike – “We are relieved and pleased to see the Supreme Court restore the true meaning of ‘right to strike'” – Daniel Boyer, FTQ President, and Serge Cadieux, Secretary General


MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015  /CNW Telbec/ – The President, the Secretary General and all FTQ-affiliated unions were glad to learn of the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the right to strike as a fundamental right, following a case that pitted the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour…

Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment – Tio Mine Expansion Project


OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $89,348 to four applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Tio Mine Expansion Project, located near Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec. Details of Allocation Applicant…

CN announces plan to buy back shares through a private agreement


MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 1.2 million of its common shares pursuant to a private agreement between CN and an arm’s-length third-party seller. The purchase will form…

iTaxiworkers Commend Court Decision Upholding Taxi Reforms


TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The iTaxiWorkers Association applauds today’s Ontario Superior Court decision upholding taxi industry reforms passed by Toronto city council. Today’s decision from Superior Court Justice David G. Stinson means that attempts by the Toronto Taxi Alliance to quash the reforms…

Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO announces that he will be leaving the company on May 1, 2015


MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO, Thierry Vandal, today informed the company’s Chairman of the Board, Michael D. Penner, of his decision to resign from his position as member of the Board of Directors and as President and CEO of…

Discovery Air Announces Filing of Final Short Form Prospectus for Rights Offering


/THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR OTHERWISE FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Discovery Air Inc. (DA.A) (“Discovery Air” or the “Corporation“) today announced that it has filed a final…

U.S. Dividend Growers Income Corp. files preliminary prospectus


  A diversified portfolio of U.S. Issuers that have a demonstrated history of strong dividend growth and are underrepresented in Canada CALGARY, Jan. 30, 2015  /CNW/ – Middlefield Group, on behalf of U.S. Dividend Growers Income Corp. (the “Fund”), is pleased to announce that it…

ANN INC. to Release Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on March 13th


NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ — ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) will release its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 results on Friday, March 13, 2015.  Results will be released over PR Newswire at approximately 7:45 A.M. Eastern Time.  The Company will also host…

TSX Venture Exchange Daily Bulletins


VANCOUVER, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – TSX VENTURE COMPANIES: ALLIANCE MINING CORP. (“ALM”) BULLETIN TYPE:  Shares for Debt BULLETIN DATE:  January 30, 2015 TSX Venture Tier 2 Company TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing the Company’s proposal to issue 1,104,186 shares to settle…

Statement – Mining industry welcomes the release of BC’s independent panel report on Mount Polley


Panel’s recommendations will be seriously considered by MAC and its members OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Following today’s release of the BC Government-appointed independent panel’s report examining the August 2014 tailings dam failure at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, the Mining…

More Canadians to Watch NFL’s Big Game Free and Over the Air


Antennas Direct TV Antennas Available at Best Buy Canada ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30. 2015 /CNW/ – Just in time for the NFL’s big game, Antennas Direct, a leader in TV antennas and over-the-air technology, announced that more than 70 Best Buy and 130 Future…

Canada’s leading union applauds Supreme Court decision upholding workers’ right to strike


TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) welcomes today’s historic ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada declaring that Canadian workers have a constitutional right to strike. In a 5-2 majority ruling, the Court said that…

Statement from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada following the tabling of Bill C-51


GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien today issued the following statement regarding the tabling of Bill C-51, the federal government’s proposed new national security legislation: Protecting public safety is an essential duty of the state, but national…

Jazz pilots ratify 11 year tentative agreement


HALIFAX, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc., announced that its pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (‘ALPA’) have ratified their tentative agreement reached on January 13, 2015. The term of this…

Media Advisory: Daily Events Calendar


TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – For up-to-date daily events listings, please visit CNW’s Event Listings page:http://www.newswire.ca/en/event?type=events SOURCE CNW Group – Media Advisories For further information: Laurie Smith, Senior Director, Strategic Communications & Audience Relations, 416-863-5399, laurie.smith@newswire.ca

CMA echoes premiers’ call on Ottawa to collaborate on seniors


OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Canada’s premiers were right to call on the federal government today to collaborate in meeting the needs of an aging population, Dr. Chris Simpson, president of the Canadian Medical Association, says. “Canada’s premiers understand firsthand the consequences of…

Connacher Oil and Gas Announces Proposed Recapitalization Transaction and Provides Q4 2014 Operational Update


/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION TO UNITED STATES/ CALGARY, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Connacher Oil and Gas Limited (CLL – TSX; “Connacher” or the “Company”) announced today a proposed recapitalization transaction (the “Recapitalization”) aimed at significantly reducing…

CN says unionized maintenance-of-way employees in Canada ratify new four-year labour agreement


MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004 have ratified a four-year labour agreement covering approximately 3,000 maintenance-of-way employees who inspect, maintain and repair CN’s track, bridges and structures…

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – EVENING LOTTERY WINNING NUMBERS


TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Friday 30/01/2015 LOTTO MAX estimated jackpot $30 million 10, 15, 21, 28, 32, 36 & 37. Bonus 9 POKER LOTTO Winning Hand: 6-H, 8-C, 6-S, 2-H, 3-D. Legend: C = CLUB, H = HEART, S = SPADE, D…

Invitation – Fête des neiges de Montréal continues this weekend!


Weekends January 17 to February 8, 2015 MONTREAL, le 31 janv. 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Not-to-be-missed activities every weekend Tube slide Zip-line Ferris wheel with a great view of downtown Montréal Refrigerated skaters’ path along the river Dog-sled and horse-drawn sleigh rides Bing Bang…

Extreme Cold Weather Alert terminated for Toronto at noon today


TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2015 /CNW/ – Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today. Cold weather services will not be available today. 24-hour extreme cold weather drop-ins will be closed by noon. Toronto…

Nurses back bill to reinstate the long-form census


TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2015 /CNW/ – Ottawa must bring back the long-form census to ensure that healthy public policy can be created that addresses the needs of all Canadians, says the organization representing Ontario’s registered nurses, nurse practitioners and nursing students. As legislators prepare…

Bill C-43, the Economic Action Plan Act, No. 2, recently received Royal Assent. Some of the amendments adopted by Parliament grant new tools and responsibilities to the CRTC.


In particular, the CRTC can now issue monetary penalties to any company or person that violates the Telecommunications Act as well as related CRTC decisions or regulations. Monetary penalties are an addition to our toolkit. They will promote compliance with telecommunications laws and regulations….

December 5, 2014 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today approved, with conditions, an interim service that will make it easier to access emergency responders in the Yukon. This service was proposed by the Yukon Government as a temporary solution while it works to implement 9-1-1…

Ontario Arts Council News


Connect with us:       MAY 2015 ISSUE NEWS In the Wings: Message from Peter Caldwell, Director & CEO, on Board News, Videos and OAC’s Move to a New Office in January 2016 Judith Gelber Appointed Vice-Chair, and Martha Durdin Concludes Three Terms…

Government of Canada to maintain minimum grain volume requirements for railways


Measure to ensure efficient and predictable movement of grain through winter OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2014 /CNW/ – Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced that minimum grain volume requirements will be extended until March 28, 2015. This measure, initially introduced inMarch…

Sunshine Announces The Appointment Of A Non-Executive Chairman, An Executive Vice-Chairman And A Non-Executive Director


Resignation Of A Non-Executive Director CALGARY, Alberta and HONG KONG, Nov. 30, 2014 /CNW/ — The Board of Directors of Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. (the “Corporation” or “Sunshine“) (HKEX: 2012, TSX: SUO) has appointed Mr. Tingan Liu (a director of the Corporation since February 1, 2011 and the…

Award-winning country singer Kira Isabella lights up the CP Holiday Train


CALGARY, Nov. 30, 2014 /CNW/ – Country star Kira Isabella is ready to rock the CP Holiday Train, and in turn, help raise money and healthy food for local food shelves along the way. Isabella, the Ottawa-born country singer/songwriter, will headline the Holiday Train shows…

Canada to take part in the Annual General Meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development


OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2014 /CNW/ – The Honourable Peter Kent will travel to Beijing, China, from December 1 to December 3, for the Annual General Meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development. As the International Executive Vice-Chair of the…

Philips debuts new radiology solutions at 2014 Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting


ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 30, 2014 /CNW/ — In a major exhibition at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today revealed a full range of radiology solutions. Visitors to the Philips booth (#6742) will experience Philips’…

First-of-its-Kind Technology from Sico Helps Decor Lovers Show Their True Colours


First-of-its-Kind Technology Helps Decor Lovers Show Their True Colours SICO paint offers tips on decorating with colour with launch of new MUSE paint LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Dec. 2, 2014 – When it comes to colour, you can never be in too deep. That’s the inspiration…

The future of home building (originally published in New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine)


While driving a rented car on his way to get his two boys their first movie ever, Antonio Gomez-Palacio, the chair of the Toronto Society for Architects, discussed his work and vision for the future of home building in the Greater Toronto Area.

Cold Weather Heating Tips


As we battle the snowy storms outside and ignite the furnaces inside, sometimes keeping a place warm can be a real challenge. If you are the type to pump up the heat, you will probably end the month with heating bills that leave you…

Gathering People for Gardens of Diversity (originally published in the Toronto Voice)


More than 10 people came out to participate as volunteers for a conference being held by the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA). The conference is called Gardens of Diversity.

Options for homes (originally published with New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine


In Business, Home Decor, Writing (all kinds) on December 16, 2007 at 20:24 Mike Labbé – President of Options Options for Homes – Making Home Ownership a Reality – October 2005 – published in New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine Bring a community together from…

He Pingping Death


Billy Courtice Online Story 6 He Pingping-death Friends and family of He Pingping are shocked by his sudden death last Saturday. At a mere 66 cm, He was the world’s shortest living man able to walk. Despite his tiny nature, those who knew He…

MaryAnn Hayatian


MaryAnn Hayatian was born and raised in the east coast of Canada. She’s an author,artist and teacher that has written, designed and published books in genres.

Flower Press publishes A Gopher’s Christmas Adventure by Pierre Fiset and Damiano Ferraro


Flower Press publishes A Gopher’s Christmas Adventure by Pierre Fiset and Damiano Ferraro April 2012 Flower Press has recently published “A Gopher’s Christmas Adventure” by Pierre Fiset and Damiano Ferraro. Pages: 69 ISBN: 978-0-9877632-2-8 This book is about a Christmas adventure underground. Why underground,…

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