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Canada launches selection process for Member of the International Authority for Gordie Howe International Bridge project

Canada launches selection process for Member of the International Authority for Gordie Howe International Bridge project
OTTAWA – The Government of Canada is making important infrastructure investments that are helping create good middle-class jobs, promote trade and productivity, and grow the economy. The Gordie Howe International Bridge will support economic growth by improving connections between Canada and the U.S. and enabling the continuous flow of people and goods through a safe, secure and efficient Windsor–Detroit trade corridor. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of... Read More

OPSEU: Is another Ford Cabinet shuffle in the works?

OPSEU: Is another Ford Cabinet shuffle in the works?
TORONTO – The S.S. Ford has been taking on water since it has left the dock and OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is wondering if Premier Ford is about to shuffle the deck chairs again. “Ford and his crew are steering the ship like the Three Stooges in a bumper car race,” said Thomas. “But they keep hitting reefs and Ontarians are the ones... Read More

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM
MPP CLARK DETAILS HOW CHANGES WILL REDUCE RED TAPE FOR PRODUCERS WHO FILE DAMAGE CLAIMS FOR WILDLIFE PREDATION  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark toured an area beef farm today, highlighting how the Ontario government has made significant updates to the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program to support farmers who lose livestock to predators. “I’ve heard directly... Read More

Canada continues to be a leader as one of the world’s most inclusive destinations

Canada continues to be a leader as one of the world’s most inclusive destinations
Creation of diversity training workshops for tourism operators will help increase capacity to welcome more LGBTQ2 travellers to Canada OTTAWA  – Canada is a leader in demonstrating inclusive and welcoming behavior toward LGBTQ2 travellers and is known as an LGBTQ2-friendly destination. The Government of Canada is committed to promoting and increasing tourism in Canada and to harnessing the full economic potential of these communities. Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly,... Read More

IKEA Canada recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Employers in Canada for the 4th Consecutive Year

IKEA Canada recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Employers in Canada for the 4th Consecutive Year
The home furnishings company is commited to being a diverse and values-driven workplace BURLINGTON – IKEA Canada is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes Magazine for the fourth year in a row.  In 2019, IKEA Canada increased its placement to #45 (up from #70 in 2018), and placed within the Top Five in the Retail and... Read More

Brockville Museum’s Next Talk and Tea to Feature Brockville’s Confectioneries: Feb 14th, 2019

Brockville Museum’s Next Talk and Tea to Feature Brockville’s Confectioneries: Feb 14th, 2019
Brockville – Next week’s Talk and Tea at the Brockville Museum will be held on February 14th. Given that it is Valentine’s Day, it would seem somehow appropriate that the topic is Brockville’s Confectioneries. Admission to Talk and Tea is only $5 per person, with a discounted rate of $3 for friends of the Brockville Museum members. This includes tea... Read More