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Kimberly-Clark Announces Voluntary Recall of U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, Throughout U.S. and Canada

Kimberly-Clark Announces Voluntary Recall of U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, Throughout U.S. and Canada
MISSISSAUGA — Kimberly-Clark announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex®Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada for a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product. The recall is limited to specific lots of U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, that were manufactured between October 7, 2016 and October 16, 2018 and distributed between October 17, 2016 and October 23, 2018. Consumers can identify this... Read More

Morneau’s fiscal update throws good money after bad

Morneau’s fiscal update throws good money after bad
OTTAWA – Finance Minister Bill Morneau should have learned from the Trump administration’s mistakes on corporate tax cuts, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). Instead, he’s repeating them, by committing $14 billion over the next five years in corporate tax cuts. “It’s been a year since the Trump tax cuts went into effect, and instead of the jobs bonanza that American workers were promised,... Read More

10th Annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit a huge success, breaking previous attendance records

10th Annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit a huge success, breaking previous attendance records
KEMPTVILLE –The annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit is setting a new record while celebrating its 10th year as a business-building forum. A total of 236 business leaders, not-for-profit organizations and government representatives from throughout the area and neighbouring counties filled the North Grenville Municipal Centre for the special anniversary summit. This year breaks all previous attendance records with this... Read More

WW Partners with Swiss Chalet Making healthy dining options accessible to all

WW Partners with Swiss Chalet Making healthy dining options accessible to all
WW has partnered with Swiss Chalet® to feature a new “Healthy Selections” menu, showcasing the restaurant’s healthiest choices, complete with WW SmartPoints® values, making it easier than ever for those focused on wellness and weight loss to make dining-out choices that work for their lifestyle. OAKVILLE – WW is pleased to announce a partnership with Swiss Chalet that will highlight the range of... Read More

Good Things Come in “Timmies Minis™” Packages – Kids Meals Now Available at Tim Hortons!

Good Things Come in “Timmies Minis™” Packages – Kids Meals Now Available at Tim Hortons!
Finally kids meals parents AND kids can get excited about OAKVILLE – Starting today, a first since 1964, Tim Hortons is launching its new Timmies Minis™ kids menu – a new option that kids will love and parents on the go can feel good about saying “yes” to. The Timmies Minis™ menu offers meal options with no artificial colours or flavours,... Read More

Canada Post: Direct action to stop overburdening begins at midnight

Canada Post: Direct action to stop overburdening begins at midnight
OTTAWA – Effective November 1st at 12:01 am, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is calling a national overtime ban for both of its major bargaining units at Canada Post. Postal workers, no matter what their job at Canada Post, will not work more than an eight-hour day and not more than a 40-hour week. Postal workers will refuse overtime, including letter carriers – who... Read More

2018 Awards of Excellence President’s Award to Honour Gord Brown Memoriam

2018 Awards of Excellence President’s Award to Honour Gord Brown Memoriam
Brockville – The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of the businesses, organizations and individuals who make a difference in our community. The President of the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce, Pat Markovich, is proud to announce the recipient of this year’s Presidents Award,  Gord Brown. The President’s Award introduced in 2009... Read More

International privacy guardians call for stronger protection of student privacy as e-learning expands

International privacy guardians call for stronger protection of student privacy as e-learning expands
GATINEAU – Privacy commissioners from around the world are urging educational authorities and developers of e-learning platforms to better protect the privacy of students, who increasingly use e-learning platforms in the classroom. Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien and his international counterparts have adopted a resolution on e-learning platforms in Brussels, Belgium at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. “E-learning platforms are powerful... Read More

Hydro One seeks approval to make critical investments in high-voltage transmission system

Hydro One seeks approval to make critical investments in high-voltage transmission system
TORONTO – Hydro One Limited (“Hydro One”) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hydro One Networks Inc., has applied  to the Ontario Energy Board (“OEB”), for a one-year inflationary adjustment to its transmission rates for 2019 to deliver  safe and reliable electricity at the lowest possible cost. That is an increase of 23 cents per month on a typical residential customer’s monthly bill. “We... Read More

Canopy Growth Corporation issues common shares

Canopy Growth Corporation issues common shares
SMITHS FALLS – On October 26th, 2018, Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) issued 43,517 common in the Corporation to acquire certain brand licensing rights for product formats anticipated to be included in the next wave of legal regulated cannabis products for human and animal consumption. Here’s to Future Growth. About Canopy Growth Corporation Canopy Growth is a world-leading diversified cannabis and... Read More