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Fighting Hunger During COVID19 with Pizza & Juice Our Front-line Heroes to distribute meals to Homeless

Fighting Hunger During COVID19 with Pizza & Juice Humanity First Volunteers distribute meals to Homeless in Downtown Toronto, Ontario.

Has Ontario Indigenous Affairs violated Public Services Act?

The Ombudsman's office has been asked to investigate allegations that Ontario Indigenous Affairs (OIA) officials have not acted in accordance with the Public Services Act regarding a native land claim.

These and hundreds of other islands in disputed land claim

Student-Led Charity Supports Moving Ontario High School Classes Online

The FCSS-FESC, Canada's largest youth-led and youth-focused charity fully supports the Ontario government's recent decision to move all Ontario high school classes online from Jan. 4 to Jan. 25.

Pandemic-induced boost to fight climate change opens investment opportunity

2021 is on track to be the biggest year yet in the global fight against climate change as the COVID-19 crisis has spurred worldwide political support for the "build back better" movement.


As a part of BC's $1.6 billion Economic Recovery Plan, our Range Stewardship Program undertakes to create 250 jobs in rural and Indigenous communities to protect and steward the backcountry of BC. Through this program, at least 125 small family businesses will receive much-needed financial support while providing employment and important benefits to the province as a whole – all while aligning with the CleanBC program.

Public Applause for BC’s Ministries of Health and Mental Health and Addictions is Well Deserved

During COVID-19 the overdose crisis has worsened in British Columbia, which averages five overdose deaths per day. Recent efforts by the provincial government to expand prescribing privileges in British Columbia should be applauded.

CPAWS welcomes federal government's plan to plant two billion trees

Natural Resources Minister confirms climate and biodiversity as priorities for planting two billion trees by 2030

RINJ Women announce "Feed The Hungry" under way

Thousands of tons of food are needed in our own areas of operation

Large communities are starving because of the pandemic.

Vera Causa Opera Releases Hansel and Gretel the Movie

Vera Causa Opera in cooperation with the Contemporary School of Dance Waterloo, Ontario have released their first-ever opera-movie Hansel and Gretel. It is available for free viewing with donations accepted.

Akcea Therapeutics Canada Confirms Letter of Intent with Pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance for TEGSEDI™ (inotersen injection)

Akcea Therapeutics Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA), announced that it has concluded its negotiation with the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) with a Letter of Intent regarding TEGSEDI™ (inoterson) for the treatment of stage 1 or stage 2 polyneuropathy in adult patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (hATTR)1. Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. is a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

COVID-19 Hunger ‘Worse Than Disease’ Says GFA World Leader

Starvation threat 'more dangerous than COVID-19,' warns K.P. Yohannan


Addition of Jamie Church as CEO has strengthened leadership and helped drive rapid growth, adding 25 locations in 10 months.

Westerly Condos by Tridel coming to Etobicoke

Coming soon to a neighbourhood in transformation – Westerly, a new condominium community at Etobicoke Centre. Vibrant. Innovative. Modern. Welcome to tomorrow.


The Echo Pandemic. That is what experts are calling the worsening mental health situation around the world. Suicide rates are skyrocketing. Depression and anxiety cases are exponentially increasing month after month. A new podcast brings hope with positivity and advice from the foremost experts in the field.

Central Mountain Air Resumes Flights from Fort St. John

Central Mountain Air is pleased to resume service between Fort St. John and Prince George. Beginning November 16th, 2020, CMA will operate two weekly flights between Fort St. John and Prince George. 

Anyone can create a Startup at the Global Innovation Challenge by AfricaHacks

Anyone can create a Startup at the 2020 Global Innovation Challenge, a Hackathon organized by AfricaHacks. Top teams will win prizes worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and join a Startup program to transform their projects to Startups.

Addressing Racism From The Inside Out

Take the foundational steps needed to create lasting change to address racism effectively within your organization and community.

Leonard Ruppenthal takes over Blenheim Realty Ltd.

Blenheim Realty Ltd., a Vancouver based Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, announced today that Leonard Ruppenthal, formerly its Vice-President, has acquired the company.  Former President Peter M. Bull will remain as a Senior Negotiator and advisor.

Greco Xpress is now open and ready to serve residents in Carbonear!

Greco Pizza, Atlantic Canada's largest Pizza Chain, is extremely pleased to welcome our newest Licensee Mark Reynolds, new owner of Greco Xpress in Carbonear, NL.

Care Point's New Travel Clinic for Travellers Requiring COVID-19 Tests

Care Point Medical & Wellness Clinic's introduce a new COVID-19 Testing Clinic for travellers requiring negative test results to travel abroad.

Canadian Features A Patented Game Changer in Anti-Viral PPE

Mabata Inc., a Nova Scotian business that was founded in 2018, was forced to re-think its strategy and business focus, due to the impact of the pandemic. After months of global research, the company was able to secure quantities of certified reusable anti-viral masks and gloves that are sustainable replacing the use of over 300 single-use masks, effective in filtering particles >2.5 - 3 microns and powered with a technology that is certified to destroy viruses (including Covid-19) on contact

Midnight Thoughts: A Fusion of Poetry and Visual Arts

Midnight Thoughts: A Fusion of Poetry and Visual Arts feel good and gain a positive perspective of life to get them to open their eyes and see that things are not bad


The Ottawa based start-up shifted gears this spring to leverage their smart lighting solutions and AI technology to provide an ultraviolet (UV-C) disinfection module to kill viruses, mould, bacteria, germs, allergens, dust mites and insect eggs efficiently.

Dalai Lama to headline Seoul International Buddhism Expo

This year's online Expo will showcase a global following born out of the traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices of Buddhism.

CBH Statement on Oman, Duqm ULSFO Refinery

A company official statement today was released by the chairman and CEO of Canada Business Holdings confirming the company plans to go ahead with the ultra-low sulphur fuel oil refinery in the Sultanate of Oman.

Grassroots movement fights against UCP threat to close public parks

A small but mighty group of people in Athabasca have come together to raise awareness of the UCP government's decision to shutter or privatize public parks and recreation areas gathering over 1,700 signatures in just over two months.

NDP MLA Marlin Schmidt, the shadow minister of Environment and Parks will be tabling the petition in the Alberta Legislature Oct. 29 as the group does not have faith a UCP MLA will. 


For the first time ever, horror and sci-fi fans across the country can experience all the thrills and chills the Blood in the Snow Film Festival (BITS) has to offer. Canadian-made horror and genre movies will be coming to your homes just in time for Halloween, airing October 28 to November 7 on Super Channel Fuse.

Greco Pizza - Excited to serve the Goulds community once again!

Greco Pizza, Atlantic Canada's largest pizza chain, would like to congratulate new owners, Robert and Elaine Pennell, on their opening of Greco Pizza and FROZU! in Goulds, NL. This will be the second Greco location for these new owners. Robert and Elaine joined the Greco team last year when they opened their first location in Paradise, NL.

Francis Chan, Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Hank Hanegraaff Confront Western Church in New Video

High-profile leaders embrace diversity, Call for humility, unity.

Double heart and kidney transplant recipient reveals secrets to survival during difficult times in new book

Double heart and kidney transplant recipient tells of his enduring trials in his new book, Roasting Karma. The Peterborough, Ontario resident goes deep into the thoughts and motivations that helped him survive repeated challenges which also include the loss of two spouses to breast cancer. Through it all, he develops a positive attitude towards life and shares a roadmap for anyone facing dark times to do the same.

Study illuminates the mental health impacts of COVID-19 on youth who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness

A recent survey of front line social service providers across Canada indicates COVID-19 appears to be worsening an already difficult situation for youth who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness. Staff on the front lines are reporting higher instances of depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and substance use among the youth they serve.

New Family Resource Network provides supports for parents and caregivers

An exciting new resource for parents and caregivers in north central Edmonton has just opened its doors. The North Central Edmonton Family Resource Network is located at the Castle Downs Family YMCA, and operates as a hub for programs and services offered by community-serving organizations with a family and parenting focus.

The North Central Edmonton Family Resource Network is hosting a drive-through grand opening event on October 8 from 1–6pm, where families are invited to drive, walk or stroll through the parking lot to meet their friendly staff, learn more about what's offered there, and win prizes!

The North Central Edmonton Family Resource Network is located at Castle Downs Family YMCA, 11510 153 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta. For more information, please visit 

Calgary Company Donates Medical Face Masks to Canadian Businesses in Need

At First Defence Face Masks, we understand the pressing need for protection in times of global uncertainty and confusion. With COVID-19 causing disruption to our everyday lives, finding ideal and affordable protection is essential. As a company that has built its reputation on transparency and reliability, we're proud to support communities and businesses with high-quality disposable masks at affordable prices.

Canada to prioritize nature and double protection of land and ocean by 2025

CPAWS applauds federal government's commitment to nature conservation as part of Canada's recovery.

Build a fort to show your support: Military Family Appreciation Day recognizes the Canadian Armed Forces’ silent heroes

Build a pillow fort to show your support: Military Family Appreciation Day recognizes the Canadian Armed Forces’ silent heroes

Dani Kristina Releases Soulful Pop-Ballad "You Don't Get to Choose"

Created alongside Grammy-nominated, Juno-winning Trevor James Anderson, Dani Kristina's "You Don't Get to Choose" is an impactful pop-ballad of the best sort.

Okos Smart Homes and Gaz Métro Plus Launches a New Smart Home Pilot Project

Okos Smart Homes and Gaz Métro Plus, an Energir company, are proud to launch an innovative pilot program in Quebec helping natural gas customers save energy with smart home technology.

Whistler rises up against developer Concord Pacific

Resort mountain's iconic eateries snared in strata battle ask court to stop the bulk sale of their properties located in the Sundial Hotel

FCSS-FESC Response To Bill 197 and Proposed Changes to the Education Act

Bill 197 is an omnibus bill which proposes to amend 20 pieces of legislation under the guise of "COVID-19 Economic Recovery." With no public consultation and minimum debate in the Ontario Provincial Legislature, the government's proposed bill limits public opportunity to consider or weigh in on the proposed legislative changes. Read to find out how Bill 197 amends the Education Act in several troubling ways.

July 24 protests across the country call on federal government to cancel fighter jet competition

Individuals and organizations across Canada are planning protests on

Democrats Abroad and Ambassadors for Biden

The program is a first of its kind in support of a US presidential campaign, and is designed to get out the vote to the estimated 6.5 million eligible Americans living outside the US in partnership with Democrats Abroad.

World's First Robo Fashion Designer

Toronto-based Urbancoolab announces the official launch of its Ai powered streetwear designer to collaborate with established and upcoming musicians to create and sell their own streetwear capsules.

Cornerstone Credit Union Expands Relationship with thirdstream

Saskatchewan's fifth-largest credit union adopts thirdstream's Commercial Account Opening solution as part of its digital transformation initiative. Solution expected to improve the employee experience by providing faster and easier account opening.

Canadian Company To Build LSFO Refinery in Oman


Winnipeg’s First Post COVID-19 Dental Clinic Opening Fall 2020

Shindico is proud to have represented Dr. Jerry Abells and team in their recent lease of the premises for the new clinic, Artistic Smiles. Construction is already underway at Dr. Jerry Abells' new clinic, located at 959 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the corner of Leighton Avenue, next door to Northdale Shopping Centre. Dr. Jerry Abells and his team are very excited to relocate their dental office to this amazing new location. Dr. Abells has practiced on Henderson Highway since 1992. You will notice ample parking and other amenities very close to the office, such as Sobeys, Royal Bank, and an amazing ice cream venue, Sweet Tops!

Youth and Recreational Sports Activities Returning Quickly Across Most Canadian Provinces According to Latest Industry Data

TeamSnap released new Canadian data that shows youth and recreational sports activities are returning much quicker than expected across most provinces.

Hardbacon obtient un financement pour développer une intelligence artificielle capable de prédire les variations de la Bourse

Hardbacon obtient 50 000$ pour un projet de recherche et développement en intelligence artificielle permettant de prédire le prix des actions en Bourse.

Hardbacon secures funding to develop artificial intelligence capable of predicting changes in the stock market

Hardbacon has obtained conditional funding of $50,000 for an artificial intelligence research and development project to predict share prices.

Over 230+ organizations sign letter urging PM to think "green" in post-COVID recovery

More than 230 organizations have united in an appeal to the prime minister to make nature conservation central to Canada’s recovery from COVID-19.

GFA World Supplies 37 Million With Safe Water in ‘Thirstiest’ Continent

Faith-based agency has drilled more than 30,000 'Jesus Wells,' distributed 58,000-plus water filters.

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