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Seven in 10 young people in Canada say pandemic having negative impact on their mental health

Posted on 13 May 2020

TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - A recent digital poll launched by UNICEF Canada through its U-Report platform asked over 600 young people in every province and territory, including those furthest from opportunity, about their mental health, education, work and family dynamics to take a more in-depth look at the issues they are facing during the COVID-19 lockdown. "Many adults are talk ...

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Mattamy Homes Canada Honoured With Multiple Avid Awards

Posted on 13 May 2020

TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Mattamy Homes Canada is the proud recipient of a number of awards from Avid Ratings, who recently announced its Annual Avid Awards. Homebuilders throughout Canada were honoured with the prestigious awards for scoring highest with their customers on homebuying experience surveys. This year, 22 awards were issued to top builders in Canada, with Mattamy' ...

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Manulife completes Subordinated Debenture offering

Posted on 13 May 2020

TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation ("MFC") has successfully completed its previously announced offering of $1 billion principal amount of fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 12, 2030 and $1 billion principal amount of 2.818% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 13, 2035 (together, the "Debentures"). The Debentures  were issue ...

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SEMrush Offers Free Access to Tools During the Pandemic

Posted on 13 May 2020

BOSTON, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ -- SEMrush, the leading online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform trusted by more than 25% of Fortune 500 companies, announced it will offer free access to several tools to support marketers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of April, the company will offer its powerful Social Media Marketing Toolkit ("SMM Toolkit") and Oppty t ...

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Showpass Changes the Definition of Entertainment During Quarantine

Posted on 13 May 2020

CALGARY, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Showpass, the leading event management and ticketing provider in Canada, is launching Sessions: a direct talent-to-consumer marketplace for experiences that connects supporters and their social circles with talent through video chat. Showpass is setting out to bring the world together, while staying apart. As a result of social distancing, virtual social gath ...

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Poker's Most Famous Fans Unite For 'Stars CALL for Action - Powered by PokerStars'

Posted on 13 May 2020

The online poker tournament will be hosted at PokerStars and broadcast live on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube. International stars will turn their cameras on as they take their seats at the virtual table, and poker lovers the world over can join hosts James Hartigan and Lex Veldhuis as they follow the action while dropping in on crowd favorites. Viewers will also be able to contri ...

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Ontario REALTORS® Donate $480,000 to COVID-19 Stressed Shelters and Food Banks

Posted on 12 May 2020

TORONTO, May 12, 2020 – As COVID-19 continues to put pressure on the province’s already stretched shelter system, the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) today announced it is donating $480,000 to Ontario shelters and shelter-based charities through the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation. OREA’s donation will reach the most vulnerable populations through more than 50 shelters and foo ...

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Businesses Shouldn't Need To Raise Money

Posted on 12 November 2019

ZOHO, an Indian technology company with 8000 employees just set up their first Canadian office in Montreal. Zoho's largest investment into Canada will soon be a data center. There first two employees in Montreal are tasked with finding the right location for the data center. A data center located in Canada is a requirement under federal law. Its purpose is to ensure that technology companies do ...

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Toronto: Homeless people die as referral centre turns people away

Posted on 07 November 2019

Toronto: The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) will be holding a vigil today at 129 Peter Street, at 5:30pm to remember lives lost to homelessness and demand immediate action from all three levels of government.   The vigil will highlight the continuous failure of the shelter system, to meet the needs of the homeless in the midst of the City’s worsening housing crisis. T ...

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Toronto Vigil: Homeless People Die as Referral Centre Turns People Away

Posted on 06 November 2019

Homeless people die as referral centre turns people away, Community demands immediate government action  Toronto: The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) will be organizing a vigil at 129 Peter Street, Thursday November 7 at 5:30pm to remember lives lost to homelessness and demand immediate action from all three levels of government.   The vigi ...