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RCMP to honour its fallen members in Regina on September 10, 2017

RCMP to honour its fallen members in Regina on September 10, 2017
REGINA – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will honour its fallen members during the RCMP National Memorial Service this coming Sunday at the RCMP Academy in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Memorial Service honours regular members, special constables, auxiliary constables and civilian members who have lost their lives in response to an operational policing duty in which there was the element of life-threatening risk.... Read More

Library and Archives Canada’s Signature Series Presents The Right Honourable Paul Martin, former Prime Minister of Canada

Library and Archives Canada’s Signature Series Presents The Right Honourable Paul Martin, former Prime Minister of Canada
GATINEAUC – Please join us for this lively conversation as Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, interviews Mr. Martin before a live audience. Documents from Library and Archives Canada’s Paul Martin fonds will also be on display during the event. The discussion will be in English with simultaneous translation in French. ABOUT THE SIGNATURE SERIES Hosted by Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, the Signatures Series features... Read More

Public asked for input on customer service rules for Ontario energy utilities

Public asked for input on customer service rules for Ontario energy utilities
TORONTO – Are there any times when Ontario energy utilities shouldn’t be allowed to disconnect customers? How much time should customers be given to pay and should they be allowed to use credit cards? Should energy utilities be allowed to ask for security deposits? The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has launched an online survey at www.oeb.ca/customerservicesurvey to gather input from residential and small business consumers... Read More

Take a Minute, Change a Life on World Suicide Prevention Day

Take a Minute, Change a Life on World Suicide Prevention Day
OTTAWA – On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), Louise Bradley, President and CEO, made the following statement. “On Sunday, September 10, World Suicide Prevention Day, we have an opportunity to reflect on how we can work together to end suicide in our communities. This year’s theme, Take a Minute, Change a Life, is a reminder that we all have a role to play... Read More

Statement from George Soleas President & CEO of LCBO

Statement from George Soleas President & CEO of LCBO
TORONTO – George Soleas, President & CEO of the LCBO, issued the following statement regarding the Province of Ontario’s announcement of the proposed provincial framework to respond to the federal government’s initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in Canada. “The LCBO looks forward to working with the Government of Ontario to ensure the carefully controlled sale of cannabis across the province when it is legalized. We will formalize... Read More

Online Learning Provider Wins Premier’s Award

Online Learning Provider Wins Premier’s Award
Council of the Federation Literacy Award Celebrates Excellence in Education This year’s Ontario winner of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award has helped more than 25,000 Ontarians improve their literacy and numeracy skills, opening doors to new job opportunities and career advancement. Premier Kathleen Wynne recognized the LearningHUB for their innovative online programming that gives adult learners free access to more... Read More

BR+E Project final report to be presented to Council & stakeholders

BR+E Project final report to be presented to Council & stakeholders
North Grenville – The final Report, Survey Findings & Action Plan from the Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) project, which began in 2016, will be presented to Council, community stakeholders and the public at the September 18 Committee of the Whole meeting. The report is the result of work done over the past 10 months with over 80 community businesses participating.... Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, 2017

World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, 2017
BROCKVILLE – Brockville General Hospital urges you to take a minute, talk about suicide and change a life. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) over 800,000 people die world-wide by suicide each year, with up to 25 times more attempting suicide.  Although suicide is commonly associated with mental health disorders, such as depression and addiction, many suicides can happen impulsively... Read More

Ontario Science Centre stimulates Great Conversations with new speaker series

Ontario Science Centre stimulates Great Conversations with new speaker series
Award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki kicks off series September 21 TORONTO – Get ’em while they’re hot! Tickets for Great Conversations, the Ontario Science Centre’s new fall speaker series, go on sale today. From the pressing need for climate change action to the search for extraterrestrial life, this provocative four-part speaker series brings leading global experts to a local audience to share... Read More