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Port of Johnstown and Logistec Renew their Cargo Handling Partnership in Support of Local, National and Global Economy

Port of Johnstown and Logistec Renew their Cargo Handling Partnership in Support of Local, National and Global Economy
JOHNSTOWN – The Port of Johnstown and LOGISTEC Stevedoring (Ontario) Inc. (“LOGISTEC”) have renewed their cargo handling partnership for the next ten years. This successful partnership goes back as far as 25 years through LOGISTEC’s Rideau Bulk team. The experts at LOGISTEC and the Port of Johnstown have worked together to provide customers and supply chain partners with unparalleled cargo... Read More

Canarm Ltd Celebrated Jim Kelly’s 50 years of Service on Friday

Canarm Ltd Celebrated Jim Kelly’s 50 years of Service on Friday
Brockville – Canarm Ltd. in Brockville celebrated 50 years of service for Jim Kelly on Friday. Jim Kelly started with the company back in 1970.  He is one of the foundational employees that made Canarm what it is today. In this Twitter shared on the company Twitter account, President Jim Cooper shares a laugh with JIm as they reminisce the... Read More

ALANTRA LEASING INC. PURCHASES PRESCOTT LANDS FOR NEW BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN PRESCOTT

ALANTRA LEASING INC. PURCHASES PRESCOTT LANDS FOR NEW BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN PRESCOTT
Prescott – The Town of Prescott is excited to announce the sale of municipal lands situated at Development Drive to Alantra Leasing Inc. This 10‐acre parcel of land in the northern Highway 401 Industrial Park will provide a new location for the expansion of Alantra’s business operations, including a maintenance, service, and distribution outlet to serve Eastern Ontario. Eastern Canada’s... Read More

Celebrating 25 years of Tim Hortons Prescott

Celebrating 25 years of Tim Hortons Prescott
Prescott – Mayor Brett Todd was joined by members of Council, MPP Steve Clark, MP Michael Barrett and members of the business community, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Tim Hortons Edward St. location, with proud owners Shawn & Lisa Lockett in Prescott on Friday! “Thanks to the Lockett family for making Tim Hortons an institution here in the Fort... Read More

CFIB statement on Canada Emergency Business Account eligibility expansion

CFIB statement on Canada Emergency Business Account eligibility expansion
TORONTO – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) welcomes today’s announcement that the federal government will expand the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program to include businesses with no payroll. For many weeks, CFIB advocated with government to expand this $40,000 interest-free loan program to more businesses, particularly some of the smallest businesses currently excluded as they cannot demonstrate a... Read More

Facebook to pay $9 million penalty to settle Competition Bureau concerns about misleading privacy claims

Facebook to pay $9 million penalty to settle Competition Bureau concerns about misleading privacy claims
GATINEAU – Facebook Inc. will pay a $9 million penalty after the Competition Bureau concluded that the company made false or misleading claims about the privacy of Canadians’ personal information on Facebook and Messenger. Facebook will also pay an additional $500,000 for the costs of the Bureau’s investigation. The payments are part of a settlement registered today with the Competition Tribunal in which Facebook has agreed... Read More

Reitmans (Canada) Limited Obtains Court Order under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

Reitmans (Canada) Limited Obtains Court Order under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
The Company remains open for business, on all of its e-commerce websites and in all of its stores as they re-open. MONTREAL – Reitmans (Canada) Limited (“Reitmans” or the “Company“) announces today that, further to its news release issued this morning and the completion of proceedings before the Québec Superior Court, the Company has obtained an Initial Order (the “Order“)... Read More

COVID-19 pandemic dramatically shifts Canadians’ spending habits

COVID-19 pandemic dramatically shifts Canadians’ spending habits
75 per cent of Canadians spending less than pre-pandemic; 62 per cent using less cash; 42 per cent avoid shopping at places that don’t accept contactless payments OTTAWA, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ –  New data from a Payments Canada study on payment trends during COVID-19 reveals some dramatic shifts in Canadians’ payment preferences since the pandemic took affect in Canada. The study compared... Read More

Hometown TV12 Launches #FestivalFriday and #SmallBizSaturday

Hometown TV12 Launches #FestivalFriday and #SmallBizSaturday
Most of us have never experienced a pandemic of this magnitude, let alone being placed on house arrest when we haven’t done anything wrong.  Every day we are hearing of more of our much-loved fairs, festivals, and area events that are being sacrificed in the name of Covid-19.  Where does it end?  No one can say for sure, at least... Read More

Rent relief becoming make-or-break for many businesses, majority say more help needed

Rent relief becoming make-or-break for many businesses, majority say more help needed
CECRA money should go straight to tenants if landlord doesn’t apply; provinces urged (again) to put in place temporary commercial rent protection; CEBA expansion could help TORONTO – A majority of small businesses (79 per cent) say they need more help with rent, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s weekly COVID-19 survey. Eighty per cent support relief going... Read More