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CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for Meeting Held January 16th, 2018

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for Meeting Held January 16th, 2018
Kemptville – CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights for Meeting Held January 16th, 2018. CDSBEO Indigenous Education Update Ongoing integration of Indigenous Education remains an integral part of our Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement. In order to continue the momentum that has been built in Indigenous Education in the CDSBEO, it is important to reflect, to look critically at the work that... Read More

Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report

Prime Minister welcomes Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders report
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome the first report from the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: “I am pleased to welcome today the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’ first report, which is focused on supporting and growing women-owned businesses. This report is... Read More

2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle presented by SOCAN to be co-hosted by Jann Arden and Bob Rock

2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle presented by SOCAN to be co-hosted by Jann Arden and Bob Rock
Tickets for the ‘Jewel of JUNO Week’ benefiting MusiCounts go on-sale January 19 TORONTO —  The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that, eight-time JUNO Award winning artist Jann Arden and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Bob Rock will co-host and perform at the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle Presented by SOCAN, Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.... Read More

Bell Let’s Talk doubles Community Fund for grassroots mental health programs

Bell Let’s Talk doubles Community Fund for grassroots mental health programs
$2 million in annual funding for community organizations nationwide MONTRÉAL – As Canada gets ready for Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 31, Bell today announced it is doubling its annual Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to $2 million. Accepting applications for 2018 grants starting today, the Community Fund supports local mental health programs that improve access to care in Canadian communities of all... Read More

Hydro One and Avista receive first of several regulatory approvals for proposed merger

Hydro One and Avista receive first of several regulatory approvals for proposed merger
Following Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval, both companies look forward to continued progress toward closing the transaction in the second half of 2018 TORONTO and SPOKANE, WA – Yesterday, Hydro One Limited (“Hydro One”) (TSX: H) and Avista Corporation (“Avista”) (NYSE: AVA) received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the merger application filed on September 14, 2017.  “This marks another important milestone in... Read More

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announces new national award to honour Canadians who stand up for at-risk kids

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announces new national award to honour Canadians who stand up for at-risk kids
Award includes $75,000 in grants to child- or youth-serving agencies TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW/ – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the new Stand Up for Kids National Award to recognize extraordinary people who have made an indelible mark by improving the lives of children and youth living in Canada’s child welfare system. Presented to individuals whose efforts and dedication have made a... Read More

Canopy Growth enters landmark research and production MOU with Australian Victoria State Government

Canopy Growth enters landmark research and production MOU with Australian Victoria State Government
SMITHS FALLS – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and the Victorian State Government today announced the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to further develop research and technical capabilities in the production of medical cannabis in Australia.  The Honourable Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford MLC officially announced the research collaboration this morning between Canopy Growth and... Read More

Mental Wellness and Living with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – January 2018

Mental Wellness and Living with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – January 2018
OTTAWA – January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – an opportunity to reflect on our growing understanding of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and our need to listen to, and learn from, people living with the disease. Dementia is still clouded by stigma, not unlike that experienced by those living with mental health problems or illnesses. With the right care and support, people living... Read More

RCMP launches new Auxiliary program for volunteers

RCMP launches new Auxiliary program for volunteers
OTTAWA – For over half a century, RCMP Auxiliaries have volunteered their time contributing to community policing and crime prevention across Canada. Following extensive consultation with Auxiliaries, provincial, territorial and municipal partners and other stakeholders, the RCMP is implementing a new model that includes three tiers. Provinces and territories will be able to choose one or a combination of the tiers based on... Read More

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Hosts An Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike on Jan. 27

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Hosts An Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike on Jan. 27
Kingston – The entire family will enjoy an opportunity to learn about two of the most mysterious winter forest residents as part of the CRCA’s Owl Hoot & Coyote Howl Hike, which takes place Saturday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. As these animals are quite shy and stealthy, it is unlikely – although not... Read More