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The Atlantica Party Calls for a Referendum on Clearcutting

Clearcutting on crown land has been a contentious issue for years in Nova Scotia. Advocates point to the economic benefits of clearing tracts of the forest while opponents decry the damage done to forests and the resulting eyesore of large patches of wasteland.


CPAWS welcomes largest Canadian investment ever in nature

Federal budget investments in nature protection demonstrate a solid commitment towards addressing the biodiversity crisis.


International Conference & Exhibition on Advanced & Nano Materials to be held in Ottawa, Canada

The International Academy of Energy, Minerals & Materials, in Canada, has announced that it will be hosting the 2021 International Conference on Advanced and Nano Materials (ICANM2021), from 9-11 August in Ottawa.


Edmonton’s Food Bank to Receive 100% of Proceeds from 13 Golden Pearls Fundraiser of Love: Reclaim Your Dreams in 2021 and Make a Difference for Those in Need

Reclaim Your Dreams in 2021 on February 18th at 7:00 PM is a fundraiser created by local philanthropist Dr. Barry Allen Lycka, for the Edmonton's Food Bank. Lycka, previously one of the top cosmetic dermatologists globally, is now a 3x bestselling author, life-changing coach and keynote speaker.


Executive Director Named for BCCA and ACCA

The board of directors of the Alberta Community Co-operative Association (ACCA) and the BC Community Co-operative Association (BCCA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Cabaj to the position of executive director effective February 4th.


Megamind Founder’s Scholarship For Students in Grades 8-12

This is a reminder that the $1000 Megamind Founder's Scholarship is closing on January 31, 2021. After that date, we will no longer be accepting any applications.


"1st Star of Ice Hockey" to be announced in Montreal Feb 13

A flag-raising ceremony honouring the "First Star of Ice Hockey" will be held at Montreal's Victoria Skating Rink on February 13, 2021.


CBH Green Refinery Strategy Proven by BP and ARAMCO

On the First of July 2020, CBH announced its plans to establish a Green petroleum refinery in the Sultanate of Oman. The refinery design focuses on Transportation Fuels (IMO 2020 compliant fuels for the maritime shipping industry).


EMPOWER Health Answers Call to Help Canada Conquer COVID-19

Launching C19.ca - Canada’s COVID-19 Navigator on anniversary of WHO Declaration of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.


Canadians continue to receive guide dogs during the pandemic

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind marked its 37th anniversary on January 12, 2021.  Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is proud to have successfully created and supported over 900 guide dog teams over the years.  Despite the numerous unforeseen challenges, Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind continued to successfully place guide dogs in 2020. This past year, they matched and partnered guide dog teams across the country, from British Columbia all the way to New Brunswick.  Canadians continue to receive guide dogs during the pandemic.


New Herbicide Sprayer Brings Innovation to Apple Growers

The Herbicider brings innovation and customization to farmers by introducing electric-hydraulic controls on a herbicide sprayer. This front mounted solution can be installed in minutes and puts controls of each boom at your fingertips using a single hydraulic remote.


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.


Lebada Motors Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Charities

Cambridge dealership issues challenge to local businesses to donate to nonprofit organizations.


GOABC’S PLAN TO CREATE JOBS AND PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT

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


ABILITY MEMBERS GROUP DRIVING RAPID GROWTH THROUGH STRENGTHENED LEADERSHIP AND EXPANDING LOCATIONS

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.


VETERAN BROADCASTER KEVIN FRANKISH LAUNCHES A NEW PODCAST FOR THE ECHO PANDEMIC

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 ReusableGuard.com 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


ONTARIO START-UP ILLUMENAI SHINES A LIGHT ON COVID-19 VIRUS DISINFECTION

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. 


CANADIAN HALLOWEEN TAKEOVER on SUPER CHANNEL FUSE!

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 northernalberta.ymca.ca/FRN. 


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

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