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To Create Value, Mining Companies Must Take a Disciplined Approach to Winning Back Investors' Confidence

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

With Skeptical Investors Draining Capital Away from the Mining Sector, Miners Need to Demonstrate Discipline If They Hope to Regain Investors' Confidence, BCG Research Finds




Many US Manufacturers Are Moving Too Slowly to Adopt Industry 4.0

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

A Survey by BCG Finds That US Companies Consider These New Digital Technologies a Priority, but Many Manufacturers Lack a Sense of Urgency or Holistic Strategy




People of Peterborough betrayed by Council vote to recommend PDI sale

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:41:00 EST

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - Despite the fact that 90 percent of people in Peterborough are strongly opposed to the sell-off of the city's electricity provider, council voted to recommend the sale of PDI in a six to five vote that betrayed the voters that elected them.




AME Announces 2016 Award Recipients

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:23:07 EST

Leaders in Mineral Exploration and Mine Development to be Recognized at January 25 Gala




L'Association des ressources intermédiaires fera suite à l'annonce du ministre Barrette

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:08:28 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 7 déc. 2016) - L'ARIHQ tient à informer les médias qu'elle réagira demain, par voie de communiqué, à l'annonce faite par le ministre Gaétan Barrette, de l'investissement de 100 M$ visant la diminution de l'attente dans les hôpitaux.




Designers Get Behind Design: GDC Foundation 6th annual fundraiser launched

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:48:18 EST

OTTAWA, ON --(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - The GDC Foundation's 2016 Get Behind Design Campaign launched this week with the hope that the fund will pass the $50,000 mark this year. The Foundation has awarded $3,000 in supported scholarships for students since 2012, and, in the future, will also support design research, and a benevolent fund to offer short-term financial assistance to designers experiencing a career-challenging difficulty.




Safety and well-being of vulnerable children and families depend on tackling issues that harm child protection services, say frontline CAS workers

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:57:40 EST

NIPISSING-PARRY SOUND, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - Excessive workloads are threatening the quality and effectiveness of child protection services in northern Ontario and leaving vulnerable children, youth and families at risk, say representatives of workers with the Children's Aid Society of the District of Nipissing and Parry Sound.




Nelson Municipal and Youth Centre Workers take strong strike vote

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:46:09 EST

NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - Members of CUPE 339 have voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action at both the City of Nelson and the Nelson Youth Centre if they are unable to negotiate a fair settlement in the current round of bargaining.




Wolters Kluwer's BizFilings Launches Partnership with the Pro Football Legends

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:43:00 EST

Program Provides NFL Alumni with the Resources to Start and Grow a Business




Small businesses around the world feel ignored by political decision making

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

Red tape and lack of access to funding main barriers to growth ambitions




CUPE's response to Nova Scotia Auditor General's report on licensed child care

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:44:17 EST

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - The Nova Scotia Auditor General Report on licensed child care is telling CUPE early childhood educators (ECE) what they already know. Licensing and inspections are regulatory mechanisms that may work well for restaurants and grocery chains, but they're a poor substitute for a public education system that should begin with early learning and care.




Misfeasance suit filed against Premier and Ministers of Finance and Energy for wrong doing over sale of Hydro One

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:41:25 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - The Premier and Ministers of Finance and Energy will be headed to court now that the misfeasance suit for wrong doing over the sale of shares in Hydro One, has been officially filed against them with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, following two months of inaction since they were served with notice of intent.




ANNA Announces Membership of Product Committee of the Derivatives Service Bureau

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) is pleased to announce the membership of the Product Committee determining the specifications and maintaining the technical integrity of the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) for OTC derivatives. The committee is comprised of a balanced representation of end users and those institutions that will be mandated by European regulations to obtain and use ISINs for some OTC derivative products -- buyside, sellside and trading venues.




The Economic Club of Canada and the Canadian Airports Council Present: Canada's Airports - Key Gateways in Today's Global Economy

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

OTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 7, 2016) - Panel discussion featuring the Honourable Perrin Beatty- the importance of airports to the economic success of Canada's large cities and what challenges need to be addressed to keep Canada globally competitive




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How much more do government workers in Canada make compared to their private-sector counterparts? New study coming Thursday, Dec. 8

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - On Thursday, Dec. 8, the Fraser Institute will release a new study comparing the wage gap between public- and private-sector workers in Canada.




Ebury boosts sales performance with NewVoiceMedia's inside sales platform

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:00:00 EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2016) - NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of inside sales and contact center technology that helps businesses sell more, serve better and grow faster, today announced that Ebury has transformed its business with NewVoiceMedia's inside sales platform.




Eagle's Flight publica recursos sobre Transformação da Cultura

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:30:00 EST

Empresa líder no setor de treinamentos experienciais lança e-book e Kit de Ferramentas para auxiliar empresas no planejamento para mudanças




Peel CAS workers overwhelmingly reject "final offer" in supervised vote

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:34:32 EST

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 6, 2016) - Striking workers from the Children's Aid Society of the Region of Peel (Peel CAS) overwhelmingly rejected the latest "final offer" from their employer due to its failure to address workload and joint job evaluation concerns that would prevent children from falling through the cracks.




Media Advisory: CUPE proceeds with filing lawsuit against Premier and Ministers over sale of Hydro One

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:30:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 6, 2016) - The lawsuit against the Premier and Ministers of Finance and Energy, for misfeasance in public office over the sale of shares in Hydro One, is set to be formally filed with the court. Plaintiff and counsel will be available for questions at a press conference in the Queen's Park media studio at 9:30 tomorrow morning.




Cheryl Edison, co-founder of The Gate 510, to share professional insight into real estate trends and safety implications for repurposing warehouses, factories and retail malls; with synergetic response to the recent Oakland fire tragedy

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:50:07 EST

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - The Gate 510, a creative commercial space for the art, tech and maker community, based in an upcycled warehouse, factory and shopping mall, announces Cheryl Edison is to join the Urban Land Institute panel for PWC Emerging Trends in Real Estate.




Incisal Edge Introduces Inaugural List of Dentistry's 32 Most Influential

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:00:07 EST

Actress-Activist, U.S. Congressman, military leader among dental lifestyle magazine honorees




B Lab Honors World's Leading Impact Investors Using New GIIRS System

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:37:06 EST

Microfinance and technology funds top 2016 Best for the World Funds list




Texas A&M's Trevor Knight Awarded 2016 Wuerffel Trophy For Exemplary Community Service Off The Field

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:13:41 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2016) -  Texas A&M University quarterback, Trevor Knight was named the 2016 Wuerffel Trophy recipient at the National Football Foundation's Annual Awards ceremonies press conference at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City today by the award's namesake, Heisman Trophy winner and College Football Hall of Famer Danny Wuerffel.




McNeil Government incompetence hurting Nova Scotia families and failing the provincial education system

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:39:04 EST

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 6, 2016) - CUPE NS is calling out the McNeil Government and Minister of Education Karen Casey for their mishandling of negotiations with members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. "There was no safety threat to students at any time and it is appalling to see how far the Liberals are willing to go to blame others for their failings, including union members," says CUPE NS President Nan McFadgen.




Work should not be a barrier when escaping domestic abuse

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:30:00 EST

Alberta Federation of Labour joins with labour organizations across the country to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women by calling for workplace leave for people fleeing domestic violence




Fraser Institute News Release: Alberta increasingly unattractive for oil and gas investment, according to annual global survey

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Alberta continues to look less attractive for investment in the eyes of oil and gas companies, while neighbouring Saskatchewan keeps looking better, finds the annual global survey of petroleum-sector executives released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think-tank.




Fraser Institute News Release: Oklahoma overtakes Texas as most attractive jurisdiction globally for oil and gas investment

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Oklahoma has beaten out Texas as the most attractive jurisdiction around the world for oil and gas investment, according to an annual global survey of petroleum sector executives released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think tank.




Sturgeon refinery is a solid investment in Alberta's future, say Conference Board

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:35:34 EST

Report vindicates in-province refining, showing it will add thousands of jobs to the Alberta economy




Put Safety First When Winter Weather Strikes

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:54:12 EST

MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2016) -  (Family Features) Severe winter weather and dangerously low temperatures can pose a serious threat to family safety, particularly when the power supply is threatened. Many families rely on portable generators as part of their emergency plan, which can provide peace of mind and protection when used properly.




Hamilton area business owner fined $6,000 for use of a fabricated professional engineer's seal

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:49:40 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - On November 22, Asif Siddiqui of Milton, Ontario, was convicted of breaching the Professional Engineers Act by the Ontario Court of Justice and fined $6,000 for use of a fabricated professional engineer's seal.




Account Based Marketing Platform LeadGenius Announces Addition to Series B Funding Now Totaling $14 Million

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:21:41 EST

$4 Million in Additional Capital Comes at a Higher Valuation for LeadGenius




President of CUPE Nova Scotia calls on members to stand with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:07:43 EST

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - "On December 5, 2016, the McNeil Government will recall the Legislature for an emergency marathon session. The purpose? To strip teachers of their constitutional right to collectively bargain," says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen.




New Environics poll finds ninety percent still oppose sale of PDI

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:07:03 EST

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - Ninety percent of voters in Peterborough are still opposed to the sale of Peterborough Distribution Inc. (PDI) after the community consultation, according to a new poll conducted by Environics.




Fraser Institute Media Advisory - Which U.S. state is the most attractive for oil and gas investment? New study coming Tuesday, Dec. 6

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the oil and gas sector.




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Which Canadian province is the most attractive for oil and gas investment? New study coming Tuesday, Dec. 6

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the oil and gas sector.




Fraser Institute rankings spotlight Ontario elementary schools succeeding in math despite declining scores provincewide

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 04, 2016) - Despite overall declining math scores in Ontario, some schools have maintained high levels of student success, according to the Fraser Institute's ranking of Ontario elementary schools released today.




MEDIA ADVISORY: Fraser Institute's ranking of Ontario elementary schools coming Sunday, Dec. 4

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 03, 2016) - On Sunday, Dec. 4, the Fraser Institute will release the Report Card on Ontario's Elementary Schools, 2016, the go-to source for measuring school performance.




Momentum Continues for LTE Subscriptions

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:47:30 EST

3Q 2016: Global LTE Connections Rise 81% Year-over-Year -- Latin America & Caribbean LTE Connections More than Double with 154% Year-over-Year 3Q Growth




Ontario Building Trades endorse approval of pipeline projects that will create jobs across country: Dillon

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:07:36 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2016) - The recent announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approving the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline project was welcomed by the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario; an organization representing construction trades workers throughout the province.




Hamilton-Brantford Building & Construction Trades Council welcomes pipeline announcement

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:02:20 EST

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2016) - The Hamilton-Brantford Building and Construction Trades Council welcomes yesterday's announcement of the approval of two major pipeline projects by the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau.




Wazee Digital Announces Participating in Colorado Gives Day Corporate Challenge

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:00:00 EST

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2016) - Wazee Digital is joining Colorado's largest giving day movement by participating in the Colorado Gives Day Corporate Challenge, presented by the Denver Business Journal. The Corporate Challenge is an initiative to involve local businesses and their employees in charitable giving by donating to local nonprofits.




VigiLanz Antimicrobial Stewardship Solutions Reduce Medication and Antimicrobial Expenditures, Drive Compliant Reporting at Leading Health Systems

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

VigiLanz will highlight its antimicrobial stewardship offerings at the ASHP 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition (Booth #1843)




Farm or pasture, not as critical as ownership of new Ottawa hospital, Liberals' plan will downsize services, union suggests

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2016) - Lost in the debate about whether to locate the new Ottawa Hospital Civic campus on the Experimental Farm or at Tunney's Pasture is the question of who will own the new hospital facility, CUPE suggested today.




Jefferson Health Receives 2016 Ventana Research Business Technology Leadership Award for Its Work with Domo

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:07:00 EST

Domo Customer Jefferson Health and Leader Neil Gomes Win Top Overall Business Leadership Award




High Demand Continues as Inventory Shrinks in the Victoria Housing Market

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:46:16 EST

VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwired - December 01, 2016) - A total of 599 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this November, 4.5 per cent more than the 573 properties sold in November last year.




The Future of Transportation in Ontario: Building Today for Tomorrow's Economy

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2016) - The Hon. Steven Del Duca, Ontario's Minister of Transportation, will speak about the province's foundational investments in transit and other modes of transportation. WHO: Speaker: The Hon. Steven Del Duca - Minister of Transportation, Ontario MPP Vaughan WHAT: A discussion on the challenges inherent in building a modern, adaptable infrastructure in a time of enormous technological disruption. WHEN: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 11:30am: Registration begins 11:55am: Opening remarks begin 12:05pm: Keynote address 1:30pm: Event concludes WHERE: The Chateau Laurier - Laurier Room 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa The Economic Club of Canada:[...]



De La Housaye & Associates Adds Litigation Attorney David Armanini to East Bay Office

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 EST

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 1, 2016) -  De La Housaye & Associates, a civil litigation and business transactional law firm headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, announces that David P. Armanini, an experienced attorney specializing in civil litigation, has joined the firm's Walnut Creek office as a Litigation Attorney.




Finalists Announced for 13th Annual BC National Non-Fiction Award

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:46:59 EST

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2016) - Finalists for the 2017 BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction - one of the largest non-fiction book prizes in the country - were announced today on behalf of the BC Achievement Foundation. The award carries a prize of $40,000 and each finalist will also receive a prize of $5,000.




The 2017 Aces of Finance competition is open! Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada invites financial executives to participate

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 1, 2016) - The Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada, an all-industry professional association for senior financial executives, is delighted to announce the launch of the Aces of Finance competition, now in its seventh year. This prestigious competition aims to recognize the professional achievements and community involvement of outstanding Quebec financial executives. Members and non-members of the association are invited to participate and submit their nomination forms in one of the following three categories: Financial executive of a large corporation, Financial executive of a small or medium-sized enterprise and Emerging financial executive. The Aces of Finance competition highlights the exceptional professional achievements of financial executives, shining a spotlight on the key role they play in organizations while inspiring others in their profession.




Lancement du concours Les As de la finance 2017 - La Section du Québec de FEI Canada invite les dirigeantes et dirigeants financiers à participer!

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 1 déc. 2016) - La Section du Québec de FEI Canada, une association professionnelle intersectorielle de hauts dirigeants financiers, est heureuse d'annoncer pour une septième année le lancement de son concours Les As de la finance. Ce prestigieux concours vise à reconnaître les réalisations professionnelles et l'engagement dans la communauté de dirigeants financiers émérites du Québec. Les membres et non-membres de l'association sont invités à y participer et à présenter leur dossier dans l'une des trois catégories suivantes : Dirigeant financier d'une grande entreprise, Dirigeant financier d'une petite ou moyenne entreprise et Dirigeant financier de la relève. Le concours Les As de la finance met en lumière les réalisations professionnelles marquantes de dirigeants financiers et souligne l'importance de leur rôle au sein des organisations tout en inspirant la profession.




Fraser Institute News Release: Ontarians outside Greater Toronto and Golden Horseshoe still hurting economically

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 01, 2016) - Decent economic performance -- especially job growth -- in Toronto and the surrounding Golden Horseshoe region is hiding the fact that the rest of Ontario still hasn't fully recovered from the 2009 recession, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.