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Canopy Growth to Inject $30 Million in Additional Capital into Canopy Rivers Inc.

Canopy Growth to Inject $30 Million in Additional Capital into Canopy Rivers Inc.
SMITHS FALLS — Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED, NYSE: CGC) is pleased to announce that it intends to increase its total investment in Canopy Rivers Inc. (“Canopy Rivers”) (TSXV: RIV) by $30 million (CDN). The investment will be made through a private placement of subordinated voting shares in the capital of Canopy Rivers (the “Subordinate Voting... Read More

Chamber Names David Beatty as recipient of Lifetime Business Achievement Award

Chamber Names David Beatty as recipient of Lifetime Business Achievement Award
Brockville – The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Business Achievement Award. Mr. David Beatty is the eighth to receive this award following previous recipients Bob Runciman, Al Smith, Dave Sheridan, Don Green, Sherri Simzer, John & Steve Mazurek and Dave Jones. This award is sponsored by the 1000 Islands Community... Read More

Edwardsburgh Cardinal Welcomes Team Truck and Equipment to Johnstown Industrial Park

Edwardsburgh Cardinal Welcomes Team Truck and Equipment to Johnstown Industrial Park
Johnstown – The Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal Council welcomed the very first new business of 2019 this week.   Team Truck and Equipment has just opened up on Commerce  drive in the Johnstown Industrial Park. Matt Wallace was on hand prior to the Committee meeting to announce the opening of their new business. Team Truck and Equipment repairs have all the latest... Read More

Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2019 Annual Letter: “Things We Didn’t See Coming”

Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2019 Annual Letter: “Things We Didn’t See Coming”
SEATTLE  — Today, Bill and Melinda Gates share their 2019 Annual Letter, “Things We Didn’t See Coming.” In this year’s letter, Bill and Melinda share nine things that have surprised them over the course of their nearly two decades of work together in global health and development. They share surprises that both worry and inspire them, and observe that surprises are often powerful calls to... Read More

CANARM LTD AND CANARM EMPLOYEES DONATE $300,000 TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S UNDER ONE ROOF CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

CANARM LTD AND CANARM EMPLOYEES DONATE $300,000 TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S UNDER ONE ROOF CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank Canarm Ltd., and their employees for their extremely generous donation to the “Under One Roof” Campaign in support of the Brockville General Hospital’s Phase II Redevelopment Project. The purpose of this project is to amalgamate the services of the Brockville General Hospital presently provided at both the Charles... Read More

Local maple syrup producers honoured at Lanark & District annual event

Local maple syrup producers honoured at Lanark & District annual event
Maple syrup producers in the Lanark & District area gathered at the Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church in Perth on Saturday, January 26, for the Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association’s (LDMSPA) Information Day and Annual General Meeting. This annual event celebrates the accomplishments of member producers in the industry. This year’s event attracted more than 80 participants interested in... 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

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

A&W unveils new public installation saying goodbye to the last of its plastic straws

A&W unveils new public installation saying goodbye to the last of its plastic straws
TORONTO – Susan Senecal, President and CEO of A&W Canada, stands alongside a public art installation commissioned by the burger chain. Reading “Change is Good,” the typography is made from the last of the company’s plastic straws. A&W switched from plastic to compostable straws last year – helping to keep out about 82 million pieces of single-use plastics from landfills... Read More

IKEA Canada announces Michael Ward to lead Canadian organization

IKEA Canada announces Michael Ward to lead Canadian organization
A 30 year leader at IKEA returns home to Canada BURLINGTON – IKEA Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ward as President (Country Retail Manager) to lead the Canadian business. Transitioning from his global role as Regional Retail Manager, Michael officially stepped into his new role on January 1st, 2019. “Having begun my IKEA career in Mississauga, over 30 years ago, it... Read More