Press Releases

New Global Fund Grant Aims for Malaria Elimination in the Mekong

GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will continue to support five Southeast Asian countries to expand efforts against malaria, and aim to eliminate the most deadly strain of malaria. ....

Canada's LGBTQ Communities Demand Apology

TORONTO:  Randy Boissonnault, Special Advisor to Justin Trudeau on LGBTQ2 issues, recently declared publicly on Global News that gay and lesbian Canadians purged from the military and the Public Service because of their sexuality, may have to wait another two and a half years for an apology from this government.  A government which claims to support LGBTQI2S rights but h ....

Air Transat partners with great Quebec chef Daniel Vézina to offer gourmet meals on its flights

(CNW) - Air Transat is proud to announce that it has partnered with Daniel Vézina to offer a selection of gourmet meals on its flights, inspired by the signature recipes of the renowned Quebec chef. The Chef's Menu by Daniel Vézina, a variety of exclusive dishes carefully crafted by the chef, will be offered to Club Class passengers as of May 1. It will also be available to Econo ....

A Fabulous Journey to the Heart of Amazonia, Its River, Its Forest and Its Peoples

(CNW) - Pointe-à-Callière is proud to present a new exhibition: Amazonia. The Shaman and the Mind of the Forest, from April 20 to October 22, 2017 MONTRÉAL, April 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, is proud to present Amazonia. T ....

Walmart Canada Launches

(CNW) MISSISSAUGA - Today, Walmart Canada launched "Fight Hunger. Spark Change.", a national fundraising campaign calling on Canadians to join the fight against hunger. The campaign, which runs from April 20 to May 10, hopes to raise enough funds to secure 5 million meals for Food Banks Canada and its network of more than 550 food banks. For more information about the campaign, visit http://ww ....

American Express Canada sponsors Taste of Toronto's fourth annual foodie festival

(CNW) TORONTO - American Express Canada announced today that it is proud to be a Major Sponsor of the Taste of Toronto Festival for the fourth year in a row. Cardmembers will once again have exclusive access to mouthwatering benefits through American Express Invites across the four day festival at Garrison Common at Fort York, including Front Of The Line access to tickets and a spec ....

Country Music's Biggest Stars Join Coors Banquet in Celebration of Canadian Small Town Pride

(CNW) TORONTO - For the third year in a row, Coors Banquet is looking to name Canada's top One Horse Town and award them with a legendary country music concert.  Last year's winner, Truro, Nova Scotia, was treated to the biggest concert the town has ever seen, featuring Dean Brody, Chad Brownlee, and the River Town Saints.  The 2017 contest, which officially opened April 17, boasts the b ....

Canada's Low-Carbon Economy is On the Ropes

(CNW) OTTAWA - Canada's federal government wants to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, but without smart new policy to build markets, unlock private finance, and secure innovation, our nation's clean-technology sector will quickly fall behind. That's the conclusion of the lat ....

Aurora Commences Sales of Cannabis Oils

(CNW) VANCOUVER - Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the "Company" or "Aurora") (TSX-V: ACB) (OTCQX: ACBFF) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) today announced that the Company has commenced sales of a new product line of ingestible cannabis oils called Aurora Drops. The Company's newest offerings include ....

The Many Faces and Places on the Canada 150 Commemorative Note

It’s not easy representing 150 years of Confederation on a single bank note. But the Bank of Canada’s new commemorative note does just that with a story about our history, land and culture. This new $10 note, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation, was unveiled on 7 April and it will hit the streets starting 1 June. For the first time, portraits of four public figures are fea ....

NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron joins Universal Basic Income Debate

Toronto, ON – On April 13th, a range of progressive experts, including anti-poverty activists, labour movement leaders, and academics will publicly debate the introduction of a Universal Basic Income. The event is co-sponsored by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP), Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) Toronto, Ontario Public Services Employees Union (OPSEU) L ....

Algonquin Grandmothers file challenge over Chaudiere Falls development and title rights

OTTAWA , APRIL 3RD, 2017 A group of Algonquin Elders (Grandmothers of Pikwakanagan), further to their action commence in the federal court March 30th, 2016, have filed a continuation o that action on March 2nd, 2017 in the Superior Court of Ontario challenging the authority of the Chief and Band Council of the Golden Lake First Nation (Pikwakanagan), Canada and the Algonquins of Ontario (AOO) to ....

Commemorative Bank Note Coming Soon for Canada’s 150th

On 1 July 2017, Canada will mark 150 years of Confederation, and this milestone will be commemorated in many ways. For its part, the Bank of Canada will mark this anniversary by issuing a new commemorative $10 bank note that will be broadly available by Canada Day 2017. Commemorative notes, while unique, are circulating notes that can be used for payment just like all other notes issued by the Ban ....

“Trial of the century” to be Continued in June

Raw milk raid subject to scrutiny in court proceedings March 30 2017—Walkerton, Ontario, Canada— A 10-day trial of four farmers came to a close last Friday, March 24, 2017. It became clear to the judge early in the trial that the 5-days allocated were not enough. After 10 days, the judge adjourned the trial until June due to lack of courtroom space. An added challenge to t ....

Peter Spyros Goudas Sues Royal Bank and 37 Other Companies – Like David and Goliath

Peter Spyros Goudas thanks all the people that have stood by him and assisted him through the recent events in his life.  Mr. Goudas spent his entire life to provide the best quality foods for Canadian families, was foremost in introducing a line of ethnic products into Canadian grocery chains and independent stores reflecting the multicultural nature of Canada. Additionally, he has been a ....

VictoriaBrides Implements New Safety and Security Features

Victoria Brides has reported that the development team made some improvements on the site and from now on the platform can guarantee its users ultimate safety and confidentiality, also, the additional measures against fake accounts have been taken. Online dating is very attractive for all kind of frauds, as it is a sphere where people, emotions, and money are involved. That is why single peo ....

Radical Drinking Water Radiation Rise Confirmed in EPA Plan

Washington, DC — In the last days of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to dramatically increase allowable public exposure to radioactivity to levels thousands of times above the maximum limits of the Safe Drinking Water Act, according to documents the agency surrendered in a federal lawsuit brought by Public Employees for Environmental Responsi ....

Canadian Army and UK Armed Forces Talk Joint Perspective at Land Forces Simulation and Training 2017

British and Canadian Training Leaders Will Speak at 8th Annual Land Forces Simulation and Training LONDON, SELECT, UNITED KINGDOM, January 3, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- SMi Group’s eight annual Land Forces Simulation and Training conference will have a key focus on collaborative training. With a flexibility to operate in all environments, the British army takes every ....
Free Shipping on Orders Over $25!
Mark's
New & Secondhand Textbooks at AbeBooks.co.uk