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OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




Back-to-work legislation is a violation of constitutional rights, says OFL

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:01:44 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - The Premier's decision to table back-to-work legislation for striking OPSEU contract faculty undermines the constitutional right of all Ontarians. The right to strike is protected under the Charter.




Stellar Solutions, Inc lauréate du prix Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:30:32 EST

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - 17 novembre 2017) - Aujourd'hui, le ministre américain du commerce a nommé Stellar Solutions lauréate du prix Malco Baldrige National Quality Award, l'une des plus hautes distinctions du pays qui récompense l'excellence de la performance et la durabilité. Stellar Solutions est une petite entreprise gérée par une femme qui fournit des services dans le domaine de l'ingénierie aéronautique, avec pour objectif de satisfaire les besoins exigeants des clients tout en proposant des postes de rêve. Fondée en 1995 par Celeste Ford, Stellar Solutions fournit des solutions innovantes et une grande valeur ajoutée pour ses clients (gouvernementaux, commerciaux, nationaux et internationaux) depuis plus de 20 ans. Recevoir le Baldrige Award est un honneur incroyable qui récompense la durabilité de Stellar quant à son leadership visionnaire, son organisation structurée et ses efforts continus en termes de développement et d'innovation.




Freddie Mac Prices $279 Million Offering of Guaranteed Tax-Exempt ML Certificates

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:30:03 EST

Second Offering Continues Support for Multifamily Affordable Housing Projects




OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




Prominent Trial Lawyer Bruce Klores Joins Stein Mitchell

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:18:10 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2017) - Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP (Stein Mitchell), a top-tier, Washington D.C.-based litigation law firm, announced today that renowned D.C. trial lawyer Bruce J. Klores has joined the firm as Of Counsel. A 30-year advocate for justice, Klores has won hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. As Of Counsel, he will work with the firm's Medical Malpractice & Serious Personal Injury, Healthcare Fraud, Professional Responsibility and Business Litigation attorneys.




Cannabix Technologies Inc. Announces $3.45 Million Bought Deal Private Placement

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:05:39 EST

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) -




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Farrah Khan at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - The OFL Convention will hear from nationally recognized advocate and educator on violence against women, Farrah Khan on November 21 at 2:30 p.m., when she addresses delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour's (OFL) "Power ON" 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




OFL to welcome Stephen Lewis at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Companion of the Order of Canada, long-time labour mediator, and celebrated humanitarian Stephen Lewis will speak at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24. The OFL is celebrating 60 years under the banner "Power ON."




OFL to hold rally for fairness, unity and justice for all workers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour will lead a rally to stop hate, build unity and fight for decent work, on November 22, in Toronto.




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Provincial NDP leader at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Ontario New Democratic Party Leader, MPP Andrea Horwath will speak to delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour 60th Anniversary Convention. Delegates at the 14th Biennial convention are gathering under the banner "Power ON."




OFL to welcome Jagmeet Singh at Biennial Convention

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Newly elected federal New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh will address delegates at the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) 14th Biennial Convention, November 20-24.




President of Canadian Labour Congress to address Ontario Federation of Labour Delegates

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2017) - Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress will address the delegates of the Ontario Federation of Labour at the 60th anniversary convention in Toronto. Delegates at the 14th Biennial convention are gathering under the banner "Power ON."




OFL's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:10:16 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 16, 2017) - For the last two years the labour movement has taken a lead role in ensuring that the historic review of Ontario's employment and labour laws does what is right for workers. This week, delegates are coming together under the theme "Power ON" to celebrate our wins and set the path of Ontario's labour movement for the years to come.




Isolement cellulaire à l'Etablissement de Donnacona

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:31:20 EST

DONNACONA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 16 nov. 2017) - Service correctionnel Canada




Lockdown at Donnacona Institution

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:30:49 EST

DONNACONA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 16, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada




Stellar Solutions, Inc Named Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:16:06 EST

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - November 16, 2017) - Today, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce named Stellar Solutions a recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest honor for performance excellence and sustainability. Stellar Solutions is a woman-owned small business in the aerospace engineering services field with a vision of satisfying customer critical needs while realizing dream jobs. Founded in 1995 by Celeste Ford, Stellar Solutions has been providing innovative solutions and high impact for its customers (government and commercial, national and international) for over 20 years. Receiving the Baldrige Award is an incredible honor that recognizes Stellar's sustainability through visionary leadership, organizational alignment, and systemic improvement and innovation.




Freddie Mac Announces Reentry into Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Market

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:05:00 EST

Initiative Will Provide up to $500 Million for Affordable Housing




Freddie Mac Announces Pricing of $258 Million Multifamily Small Balance Loan Securitization

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:28:19 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announces the pricing of the SB42 offering, a multifamily mortgage-backed securitization backed by small balance loans underwritten by Freddie Mac and issued by a third-party trust. The company expects to guarantee approximately $258 million in Multifamily SB Certificates (SB42 Certificates), which are anticipated to settle on or about November 28, 2017. Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans generally range from $1 million to $6 million and are backed by properties with five or more units. This is the seventeenth SB Certificate transaction in 2017.




The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is cracking down on school websites

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:26:39 EST

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - November 16, 2017) - The US Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is cracking down on school websites, and schools are scrambling to avoid conflicts with the OCR to ensure people with disabilities have equal access to programs, services, and activities.




HyTech Power Appoints Former Boeing Executive Jerry Allyne as President

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:05:22 EST

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - HyTech Power, a hydrogen energy solutions company, announced that Jerry Allyne has joined its executive team as president. Allyne, former vice president of strategic planning and analysis at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, joins the company as it prepares to launch multiple hydrogen-based technologies designed to address energy efficiency, emissions reduction and engine performance in the automotive, energy and related markets.




Aquatic Informatics Appoints Alla Mokhnachyov as Senior Software Development Manager for AQUARIUS Time-Series

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:30:00 EST

Alla Mokhnachyov brings her software development leadership experience and a wealth of knowledge about the AQUARIUS Time-Series' product, customers, and underlying technology to this dynamic and challenging role.




Freddie Mac Prices $1 Billion Multifamily K-Deal Backed by Seasoned Loans

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:10:38 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a K-P Series offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates), which are multifamily mortgage-backed securities. The company expects to issue approximately $1 billion in K Certificates (K-P04 Certificates), which are expected to settle on or about November 28, 2017.




Mortgage Rates Bounce Up

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:00:00 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate moving to its highest mark since July. 




The Sequoia Project's Annual Meeting to Draw Health IT Leaders Nationwide to Discuss Data Sharing Progress and the Path Forward

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:28:07 EST

Event to be held December 5-6 in Gaylord National Harbor, Maryland




56 Members Of Congress Sign Letter To FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Opposing Changes To The Lifeline Program Which Attack Low-income Families, Veterans, and Native American Tribes

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:59:10 EST

KENNETT SQUARE, PA--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - The National Lifeline Association (Referred to as "NaLA") reports that 56 members of Congress have signed and delivered a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposing changes to the Lifeline Program which attack low-income families, Veterans, and Native American Tribes.




Media Advisory -- Workers' rights advocates available to comment on Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 16, 2017) - Fight for $15 & Fairness Campaign organizers will be available to comment on Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act during the clause-by-clause review of the act taking place at Queen's Park today.




Fraser Institute News Release: Provincial climate plans will cost billions with likely little environmental benefit

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 16, 2017) - A detailed review of provincial climate action plans and the results from countries around the world who have pursued similar policies indicate that the current provincial plans will cost Canadians billions and likely produce very little environmental benefits, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.




OFL to celebrate 60th anniversary at #Power ON Biennial Convention

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:12:52 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 15, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will hold its 14th Biennial Convention, under the banner "Power ON" from November 20 to 24, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.




Miami Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States Approved for 10.0 Continuing Legal Education Credits

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:15:00 EST

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 2017) - The January 5-7, 2018, Winter Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has been approved for 10.0 Continuing Legal Education credits by the Nevada Board, underscoring its importance as a serious forum for discussing the legislative, legal and regulatory issues regarding all aspects of legalized gambling.




Students, staff, faculty call on publicly-funded colleges and universities to distance themselves from Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:56:29 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 15, 2017) - Today, students, staff and faculty on campuses across Ontario will be kicking off a campaign to demand that university and college presidents distance their institutions from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Colleges Ontario and the Council of Ontario Universities are both members of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and many institutions are part of locally-based Chambers. The full text of the letter is available here: FairnessNOW.ca.




La sécurité des élèves sur le chemin de l'école : une responsabilité municipale

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:45:00 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 15 nov. 2017) - En cette journée d'ouverture du nouveau service d'injection supervisée (SIS) dans les locaux de Spectre de rue, les parents de l'école Marguerite-Bourgeoys assistés de Stéphanie Bellenger-Heng, commissaire scolaire de Ville-Marie (CSDM) réaffirment ce matin lors d'un point de presse sur le très fréquenté corridor scolaire, leur demandes d'accommodement horaire (de 9h30 à 14h30 afin d'éviter les horaires de circulation des enfants), assortie d'une consultation publique sur la plage horaire de 14h30 à 18h afin de recueillir les avis personnes et acteurs de proximité concernés, ainsi que l'ajout d'au moins un brigadier scolaire à l'intersection des rues De La Visitation et Ontario, pour assurer à la fois la sécurité des élèves à la fois qui y circulent le plus souvent seuls mais aussi celle de ceux qui attendent les bus pour rentrer à la maison.




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New study on the cost and effectiveness of provincial climate action plans coming Thursday, Nov. 16

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 15, 2017) - On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on provincial and federal climate policies.




Fraser Institute News Release: Health-care costs of migrating seniors have cost B.C. more than $7.0 billion, saved Quebec $6.0 billion since 1980

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:00 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 15, 2017) - Because Canada's public health-care funding model doesn't account for interprovincial migration, the movement of seniors from province to province can materially impact provincial budgets, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.




Ontario government must make workers its priority, says Ontario Federation of Labour

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:25:05 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2017) - The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) encourages the government to further prioritize workers in its 2017 Ontario Fall Economic Statement. Today, it was announced that the corporate income tax rates for small business owners will drop to 3.5 per cent from 4.5 per cent on January 1, 2018 - the same day that the general minimum wage will become $14 per hour before increasing to $15 per hour in 2019.




Fin de l'isolement cellulaire et de la fouille à l'Etablissement de Bowden - unité à sécurité moyenne

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:58:27 EST

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - 14 nov. 2017) - Service correctionnel Canada




End of lockdown and search at Bowden Institution - Medium security unit

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:57:49 EST

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada




Rebuilding America's Middle Class President Joe May Says Section 127 of IRS Code, Critical to Meeting Demand for Skilled Workers, Should Be Kept in Place

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:21:18 EST

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 14, 2017) - Dr. Joe May, chancellor, Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) and president, Rebuilding America's Middle Class (RAMC) issued the following statement on behalf of RAMC regarding proposed repeal of Section 127, a key education-related provision of the IRS Code:




Hemp, Inc. Announces the Hemp University's Hemp Money Event: Economics, Lessons & Planning for 2018

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:07:53 EST

SPRING HOPE, NC--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2017) - Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest multi-purpose industrial hemp processing facility in the western hemisphere, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Hemp University, LLC will hold its most vital and anticipated educational symposium of the year... Hemp Money Event: Economics, Lessons & Planning for 2018. The symposium will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 8:30am to 5:00pm EST at the Shrine Club (320 Airport Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804). Attendees will learn the economics of growing industrial hemp for fiber, seeds, and CBD; learn from mastery POD growers about their experiences and lessons learned; and, learn how to prepare for the 2018 industrial hemp growing season with a well-defined blueprint for success.




Freddie Mac Prices New $3.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes Security

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:57:02 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it priced its new 1.875% three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on Nov. 17, 2020. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EAEK1, was priced at 99.904 to yield 1.908%, 8.5 basis points more than the yield on three-year U.S. Treasury Notes. The issue will settle on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.




Patriot One Accelerates Expansion & Development Plans After Closing $11.5M Financing

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:45:00 EST

Investment aids business development including North American and UK development centers, product showrooms, security forum sponsorship, and addition of leading experts to team




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New study on health-care costs and seniors coming Wednesday, Nov. 15

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 14, 2017) - On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on health-care costs and seniors.




New IP65 Rated, Mobile Battery-Operated, LED UV-A uVision(TM) NDT Inspection Lamp: The UV-365MEH

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:49:06 EST

WESTBURY, NY--(Marketwired - November 13, 2017) - Spectronics Corporation, the world's foremost leader in ultraviolet fluorescent equipment, is releasing the uVisionT UV-365MEH: a mobile battery-operated, high-intensity LED UV-A inspection lamp for non-destructive testing, crime scene forensics, and more. The hallmark of the UV-365MEH is the IP65 rating - signifying the unit can be fully covered in dust without any foreign material entering the housing. The rating also means the unit is protected against jets of water from all directions. The uVisionT UV-365MEH is constructed with a fanless, cool running design - enabling the lamp to operate at temperatures reaching upwards of 122° Fahrenheit. Whether it be heat, dust, or moisture, the rugged outer housing and sealed design can withstand the toughest exposure. The UV-365MEH is one of many LED UV-A NDT inspection lamps in the uVisionT Series. For more information about the uVisionT Series, please visit http://spectroline.com/ndt-products/




Invitation/Point de presse : La sécurité des élèves sur le chemin de l'école, une responsabilité municipale

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:37:25 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 13 nov. 2017) - Vous êtes cordialement invités au point de presse « la sécurité des élèves sur le chemin de l'école : une responsabilité municipale. »

Date : le 15 novembre de 7h40 à 7h55 (avant l'entrée en classe des élèves de Marguerite-Bourgeoys)




"The Worst Overcrowding We Have Ever Seen" in Ontario's Hospitals: Patients' and Coalition's Claims Supported by Release of New Data on London Hospitals

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:48:41 EST

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 13, 2017) - Health coalition advocates, concerned about reports that London Health Sciences Centre was running at alarming rates of overcrowding in September, asked their local MPPS to look into the issue. London MPPs Teresa Armstrong and Peggy Sattler arranged for a freedom of information request to access hospital data. The numbers are horrific. Since May, the psychiatric unit has been running at between 130 and 165% occupancy, with the latest numbers showing 151%. The medicine beds for acute care patients have been running at more than 100% occupancy for the majority of the time, with levels as high as 115%. Surgical beds have also been running at very high rates of occupancy.




Freddie Mac Announces the Issuance of a New Three-Year Reference Notes Security

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:50:35 EST

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EAEK1, due on Nov. 17, 2020. The issue will be priced on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, and will settle on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at benchmark size.




FBI Goes Mobile With 450 Integrated Biometrics FIVE-0 Fingerprint Scanners

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

Ground-Breaking Lightweight FAP 50 Devices Will Help Agency Deliver Faster Mobile 10-Finger Enrollment and Verification




SPYRUS, Inc. Announces Addition of Comprehensive Suite of SPYRUS Security Products to Protect Data at Rest, Transit and Use to GSA Schedule 70 Program

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:57:00 EST

SPYRUS(R) Family Includes Windows To Go, Secure Storage, and PKI HSM Products Including Enterprise Management Systems for Secure Endpoints




Fin de l'isolement cellulaire et de la fouille à l'Etablissement de Cowansville

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 18:47:57 EST

COWANSVILLE, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 12 nov. 2017) - Service correctionnel Canada




End of Lockdown and Search at Cowansville Institution

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 18:47:10 EST

COWANSVILLE, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 12, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada




Décès d'un détenu à L'Établissement de Bowden

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:32:44 EST

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - 12 nov. 2017) - Service correctionnel Canada




Death of an inmate at Bowden Institution

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:31:01 EST

INNISFAIL, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 12, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada