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OFL celebrates Bill 148 and will continue to Power ON for decent work

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:49:08 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 22, 2017) - Delegates of the Ontario Federation of Labour's (OFL) Power ON convention took to the streets today in solidarity, marching for fairness, unity and justice for all working Ontarians, as part of the OFL 14th Biennial Convention.




The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Shares a #MagazineMoment with Parliamentarians at "Magazines on the Hill" Reception in Ottawa

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:02:24 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 22, 2017) - Canadian magazine media gathered November 21, 2017 for a "Magazines on the Hill" reception in Ottawa organized by Magazines Canada and hosted by Julie Dabrusin, MP for Toronto - Danforth and member of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage. Part of the annual Ottawa meeting of the association's Board of Directors, Magazines Canada was delighted to welcome the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, to the reception, who addressed guests on her vision for a "Creative Canada."




MADD Canada's New Mobile Classroom Teaches Elementary Students about Risks of Alcohol, Drugs and Driving

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:30:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 22, 2017) - MADD Canada's education program for elementary students is going mobile with SmartWheels, a specially-outfitted recreational vehicle (RV) that will visit elementary schools around the province to educate students about the risks associated with alcohol, drugs and driving.




Calgary Food Bank Holiday Events

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:00:00 EST

CALGARY, AB --(Marketwired - November 22, 2017) - Oh the weather outside is frightful but these events are so delightful.




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

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 22, 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.




Avnet's Connected IoT Ecosystem Helps to Build Tomorrow's Smart Cities

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:31:21 EST

Showcases IoT solutions at the 'Smart City and the IoT Era' Industry Summit in Hong Kong




ITE: Hong Kong Citizens Spending Big on Travel

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:00:00 EST

ITE Hong Kong covers Reginal Trade & Affluent FIT etc.




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

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:07:24 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 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.




Flash Content Could Cause Seizures

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:50:54 EST

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - November 21, 2017) - According to the Epilepsy Foundation, 1 in every 26 Americans will suffer from a form of epilepsy at some point in their life. Given the prevalence of the disorder, it is imperative that businesses and organizations follow web accessibility guidelines by considering the needs of epileptic clients and those prone to seizures.

One of the biggest hazards for those with epilepsy is the susceptibility to some types of seizures triggered by flash-based media. Although such media is commonly used across the Internet, it effectively renders sites unsafe for epileptic users.




Keith Holloway, CEO of Ecom Products Group, Provides a 3rd Quarter Operational Update

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:00:00 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2017) - Keith Holloway, CEO of Ecom Products Group, EPG of the "Company" (OTCQB: EPGC) provided a 3rd Quarter operational update on behalf of the company. Below is the statement from Holloway:




IGOPP Calls for Changes to CEO Compensation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

Issues Policy Paper Calling for Better Metrics and Balanced Compensation Packages




L'IGOPP propose des changements pour la rémunération des chefs de la direction

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:00:00 EST

Publication d'une prise de position pour en arriver à des formes et niveaux de rémunération équitables et efficaces




REMINDER - OFL to welcome Jagmeet Singh at Biennial Convention

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 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.




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

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 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.




OFL to welcome Stephen Lewis at Biennial Convention

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 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."




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Farrah Khan at Biennial Convention

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 21, 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.




HKBN Upgrades Work Injury Compensation to Full Pay

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:57:49 EST

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2017) - HKBN Group ("HKBN" or "the Company") proudly introduced a market leading initiative for the health and safety concerns of its Talents. Starting this month, HKBN Talents who suffer injury whilst performing work-related duties and responsibilities will be entitled to the full payment of his/her monthly earnings for the first three months of their sick leaves taken due to work injury versus the legal requirement for 4/5th pay. This upgraded benefit provides injured Talents with comprehensive protection and peace of mind on their road to recovery.




Education Goes Mobile -- MADD Canada Launches Travelling Classroom To Teach Elementary Students About Risks of Alcohol, Drugs and Driving

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 20, 2017) - MADD Canada's education program for elementary students is going mobile with SmartWheels, a specially-outfitted recreational vehicle (RV) that will visit Ontario schools to educate children about the risks of alcohol, drugs and driving.




CORRECTION - OFL to welcome Jagmeet Singh at Biennial Convention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:29:34 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 2017) - The press release that follows is re-issued to correct the title of New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh. Complete corrected text as follows:




Media Advisory: OFL to welcome Farrah Khan at Biennial Convention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 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

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 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."




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

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 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's 60th Anniversary Convention speakers to take on issues of today and tomorrow

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 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.




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

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 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 to hold rally for fairness, unity and justice for all workers

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 EST

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 20, 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.




The MADD Newfoundland and Labrador Chapters Launch Project Red Ribbon Holiday Awareness Campaign

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:30:00 EST

ST JOHN, NL--(Marketwired - November 20, 2017) - MADD Newfoundland and Labrador kicks of its annual Project Red Ribbon campaign to prevent impaired driving this holiday season with a Provincial Launch on Monday, November 20, 2017.




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.




Members of the media are invited to attend the one-day conference Nutrition: Cornerstone of Gender Equality

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:17:37 EST

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - November 17, 2017) - Progress on gender inequality globally -- and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals -- requires integrated, rights-based approaches that put women and girls' perspectives at the centre of development planning and implementation, and incorporate nutrition as a cross-cutting issue.




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.




Arizona Pest Squad teamed with Arizona Thunderbird Charities Homeward Bound and 2017 Arizona Pest Control Professional Organization Food Drive

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:34:18 EST

Arizona Pest Squad Donates Over 1000 Pounds of Food for AZPPO 2017 Food Drive




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."




Modest rise projected for Hong Kong salaries in 2018, amid stronger-than-expected GDP growth

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:12:19 EST

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2017) -




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.




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.




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.




Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but Millions of newborn infants remain at risk

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

MANILA, PHILIPPINES--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - Worldwide, 15 million babies are born preterm and more than a million die as a result. This World Prematurity Day, 17 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) strives to raise awareness about a major contributor to newborn deaths -- early separation from the mother after birth.




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.