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RNAO to highlight systemic issues in long-term care during Wettlaufer inquiry

RNAO to highlight systemic issues in long-term care during Wettlaufer inquiry
TORONTO – When the broad-based, provincial public inquiry takes a hard look at Ontario’s long-term care sector this June, the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) will be there to ensure no stone is left unturned. RNAO was granted standing in the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry, which will examine the circumstances surrounding the murders of eight nursing home residents by former RN Elizabeth Wettlaufer. Led... Read More

Harnessing the power of machine learning for brain health

Harnessing the power of machine learning for brain health
Ontario health innovation team awarded funding to explore how advanced technology can help spot and treat brain changes earlier on MARKHAM – As Canada marks Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a health innovation team has been awarded funding from the Government of Ontario to pilot a groundbreaking brain health assessment and risk management program powered by predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. Offered in multiple healthcare settings across the... Read More

Circle K announces first full-service franchise opportunities in Canada

Circle K announces first full-service franchise opportunities in Canada
Exciting growth possibilities target Ontario province LAVAL, QC, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B), one of the world’s largest convenience store retailers with over 15,000 stores globally, is excited to announce new full-service franchise opportunities with its Circle K brand in Canada.  The expansion marks the first time the Circle K brand will be franchised in Canada with... Read More

Statement from Premier Wynne and Minister Del Duca on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist

Statement from Premier Wynne and Minister Del Duca on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist
Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Economic Development and Growth Steven Del Duca today released the following statement recognizing Ontario’s position on the shortlist of locations for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2): “The Government of Ontario welcomes the news that Amazon has placed the Toronto Region on its shortlist as a potential site for HQ2, with the promise of as many... Read More

Former Olympic Equestrian Rider Claire Smith to be Featured at February’s Meet the Author

Former Olympic Equestrian Rider Claire Smith to be Featured at February’s Meet the Author
Brockville – Recently released, Falling into Now, author Claire Smith shares her life-changing journey from realizing her equestrian dream to an existence with years of an arduous recovery. On September 13, 1997, while competing in Burghley, England, Claire’s horse Gordon flips over a jump landing hard on the ground, with Claire falling nearby. That tumble would leave Claire with a... Read More

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions – Flood Outlook Statement today. The combination of rain and melting snow that occurred between January 11 – 13 saw some areas receiving over 60 mm of precipitation. This caused creek and lake levels to rise very quickly last weekend. Ice jams, dams, and obstructions have been reported... Read More

Ontario Nominates Ed Clark as New LCBO Board Chair

Ontario Nominates Ed Clark as New LCBO Board Chair
Respected Business Leader to Help Strengthen Retail Focus and Launch New Subsidiary Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, has nominated Ed Clark as the new Chair of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), subject to review by the Standing Committee on Government Agencies and confirmation by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.Mr. Clark is ideally positioned to help lead the LCBO... Read More