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OCAP has launched a poster campaign to encourage solidarity in the downtown east

Posted on 09 October 2019

Toronto: The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) launched a poster campaign last night encouraging residents of Toronto’s downtown east neighbourhood to support healthcare and shelter services for the area’s low income residents. The poster also has a message for the seemingly small but vocal group of wealthier residents who have been aggressively campaigning to have those service ...

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Sexuality: “Grab Them By The Ballot” Launches Photo Series For International Women’s Day

Posted on 07 March 2019

In times of trouble, the world needs beauty. Let's create some! New York, New York – March 7, 2019:  Grab Them By The Ballot, a campaign that went viral during the US mid-term elections, has launched another controversial initiative for International Women’s Day on March 8th called “My Body My Choice”.  Women from more than twenty three countrie ...

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CIHR Supports Carleton’s Leading Research Aimed at Improving the Health of all Canadians

Posted on 22 February 2019

Carleton University’s researchers have received over a million dollars in funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to support leading projects on the how exposure to nature can benefit individual health, reducing Parkinson's-related neurodegeneration and understanding early life epilepsy. “This funding from CIHR will enable Carleton to continue expanding its wo ...

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Greenwood Stakes, Toronto’s Most Fashionable Event of the Spring, Returns Saturday, May 25

Posted on 22 February 2019

A day at Woodbine Racetrack features thrilling thoroughbred horse races, style contests, art installations, a cocktail showcase with Toronto’s top mixologists and more   Toronto, ON (February 21, 2019) – The elegance of Royal Ascot meets the excitement of the Kentucky Derby with the return of the Greenwood Stakes – an afternoon of high stakes horse races, style, a ...

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Leading American Conservative Investment Group Scores Major Victory Over Apple

Posted on 22 February 2019

Washington, DC - Apple shareholders have a unique opportunity to deliver a resounding message that the liberal grip on Silicon Valley poses an unacceptable long-term risk to investors. The Free Enterprise Project (FEP), the nation's leading voice for conservative-minded investors, urges Apple investors to seize this occasion by approving FEP's "True Diversity Board Policy" ...

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Montréal: Savaria Declares its Monthly Dividend

Posted on 22 February 2019

LAVAL, Quebec, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Savaria Corporation (“Savaria”) (TSX: SIS) one of the global leaders in the accessibility industry, declared on February 21st a dividend of 3.5 cents ($0.035) per common share, in accordance with its monthly dividend policy, payable on March 14, 2019 to shareholders of record of the Corporation at the close of business on February 28, ...

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Canadian Health Professionals Travel to Guatemala on Child Health Knowledge Exchange

Posted on 15 February 2019

Cobourg, ON [Feb 14, 2019] - Horizons of Friendship, a non-profit international development organization with charitable status, will lead a third team of Canadian healthcare providers, experts and advocates from across the country to Guatemala,  where they will exchange knowledge and experiences on the challenging maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) issues Indigenous Maya K’iche’ p ...

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Timbercreek Communities in Ottawa unveils new social framework for Heron Gate

Posted on 13 February 2019

February 12, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – Timbercreek Communities unveiled a new five-part social framework to guide the future of Heron Gate at a public open house on Monday, February 11th. Timbercreek will work with Councillor Jean Cloutier and the City of Ottawa to ensure this framework serves as a roadmap towards a healthy and diverse community. Timbercreek Communities’ social framework in ...

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Restaurants Canada calls on Alberta’s next government to improve realities for restaurants

Posted on 13 February 2019

With a provincial election soon to be called, Canada’s national restaurant association has launched a campaign offering policy solutions for Alberta’s next government. (Edmonton: GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restaurants Canada, which represents more than 30,000 food service and hospitality businesses across Canada, has now unveiled a campaign to raise awareness about the troubling realities ...

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Warning that Leaked Health Care Omnibus Bill Would Create Health Care Chaos

Posted on 13 February 2019

Longstanding Leaders of Organizations Representing Patients, Care Workers, Doctors
Toronto – Academic leaders, democracy advocates, patient advocates, front-line care workers and doctors are all speaking with one voice when it comes to the leaked health care omnibus bill that has secretly been planned by the Ford government for months: if passed, it would cause health care chaos t ...