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Mariposa Folk Festival to Honour Songwriter Bonnie Dobson

Posted on 05 June 2018

ORILLIA – Organizers of the storied Mariposa Folk Festival are proud to announce that the seminal composer and lyricist, Bonnie Dobson, will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame for her composition, Morning Dew, on Saturday, July 7th, 2018, on the Mariposa Main Stage.

Dobson performed the anti-nuke protest ballad, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar, at the first Mar ...

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Migrant Agricultural Workers Shut Out from Secretive Government Consultations

Posted on 05 June 2018

Consultations are being facilitated by well-known agricultural employer lobbyist Hill & Knowlton Canada OTTAWA - Migrant agricultural worker organizations across Canada are outraged at closed door consultations on changes to the agricultural stream of the temporary foreign worker program which have shut out workers, and which refuse to focus on worker concerns. The federal governmen ...

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Namaste Signs to Acquire Up to 25% Equity in Same-Day Cannabis Delivery Service

Posted on 25 April 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N) (FRA:M5BQ) (OTCMKTS:NXTTF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) with Pineapple Express Delivery Inc. (“Pineapple Express”), whereby Namaste will invest $1,000,000 to acquire 15% of the share capital of Pinea ...

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Carleton Professor to Host Medical Patient Safety Workshop

Posted on 25 April 2018

Carleton University’s Monique Frize, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, will host an expert workshop on the critical issue of patient safety in medicine. The workshop will include presentations from stakeholders – including physicians, biomedical engineers, administrators and nursing experts – on optimizing patient safet ...

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A World Leadership Platform for Peace

Posted on 07 March 2018

The Toronto World Leadership Forum is more than another leadership event. It is just the beginning of a World Leadership Platform for Peace, taking place on April 20th and 21st 2018 at the Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The great mission of the Toronto World Leadership Forum is to host international forums that create the roots of a movement for prosperity through peace. Each fo ...

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Ottawa Muslim Youth Announces Nation-Wide Campaign in Ottawa

Posted on 02 December 2017

Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association launches the “Coffee & Islam” campaign to break down myths and stereotypes, and proactively give Canadians across Canada a platform to ask their questions about Islam and the Muslim way of life. In the backdrop of Islamic Heritage - which runs through October - and in light of the public curiosity generated following the controversial niqab ban in Quebec, ...

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Ottawa Judge: Sylvia Corthorn Faces Criminal Charges

Posted on 23 November 2017

Sylvia Corthorn, an Ottawa-based Superior Court Justice who was appointed to be a judge on June 23, 2015 now faces criminal obstruction of justice charges. She is scheduled to be arraigned sometime early January 2018 in the Ottawa Courthouse at 161 Elgin Street. The crime of obstruction of justice is considered a crime against justice itself, since it undermines the validity of the lega ...

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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Launches New Video

Posted on 14 November 2017

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Los Angeles, CA - November 13, 2017  - Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers released a new music video for the single "Santa Fe" today.   The video features animation by Fantoon's David Calcano wh ...

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Myths Surrounding Drug Addiction: Why Destigmatizing Opioid Addiction Is Critical

Posted on 14 November 2017

OTTAWA (November 13, 2017) – Today, the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) is pleased to recognize National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW), taking place from November 12 - 18. This year, the theme for NAAW is “Words Matter” and will focus on how the use of stigmatizing language can perpetuate false and harmful myths around substance use, and act as a barrie ...

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Danica Roem Defeats “Bigot Bob” Marshall to Become the Only Out Transgender State Legislator in the U.S.

Posted on 10 November 2017

Victory is “Historic” Moment and “Opening Salvo” Against Anti-LGBTQ Legislators Washington, DC – Virginia House of Delegates candidate Danica Roem will become the first out transgender person to win and serve in a state legislature – and the only out trans state legislator in the entire United States. Her historic victory at the polls Tuesday night is ...