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Published on Fri, 07/29/2011 by Competition Bureau

Competition Bureau Sues to Shut Down Business Directory Scam

Competition Bureau Sues to Shut Down Business Directory Scam

OTTAWA, July 28, 2011 -- The Competition Bureau announced today that it has taken action against five companies and three individuals to ban a deceptive marketing scheme targeting businesses across Canada. The Bureau is seeking an injunction to put an immediate end to the deceptive marketing representations, freeze corporate assets for future restitution to victims, and stop the deceptive conduct.

Published on Fri, 07/29/2011 by Canada Post

Canada Post announces 2011 Community Literacy Awards finalists

Canada Post announces 2011 Community Literacy Awards finalists

(Ottawa) - Canada Post today announced the finalists for the 2011 Canada Post Community Literacy Awards. The finalists in two categories, Individual Achievement and Educator, were chosen by a committee of judges from Canada Post from entries submitted from across the country. Literacy advocates from organizations across Canada will determine the ultimate winners.

Published on Thu, 07/28/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Brad Wildeman Elected Board Chair of Canada Beef Inc.

Brad Wildeman Elected Board Chair of Canada Beef Inc.

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Following a two-day meeting held July 26 and 27, 2011, in Calgary, Alberta, the newly-formed Canada Beef Inc. (CBI) is now positioned to move forward with the business of marketing Canadian beef in the domestic and international markets.

The meeting saw the inaugural Board of Directors of CBI elect its Board Chair and Officers. Brad Wildeman, a feedlot operator from Lanigan, Saskatchewan, past President of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association and a Co-Chair of the Canada Beef Implementation Team tasked with getting CBI up and running, was elected as Board Chair.

Published on Tue, 07/19/2011 by Farmers of North America

GHR Responds to Local Government Release

GHR Responds to Local Government Release

GHR Inc. is a shortline rail company created to bid for the line being abandoned by CP running from Hodgeville, through Gravelbourg to the CP Expanse near Mossbank.

Last week seven municipal governments issued a media release regarding the line's status and the proposed value of the line.

In an official response GHR has responded that it believes GHR can come to a commercial agreement with CP that is beneficial for all parties.

Published on Wed, 07/06/2011 by Farmers of North America

Communities Call For Action on Rail

Communities Call For Action on Rail

In a joint release the leaders of seven municipalities are publicly calling for action to maintain rail service to their region. As part of their call to action, they are announcing that they have joined together to seek a Net Salvage Value Determination from the Canadian Transportation Agency in anticipation of arriving at a value for which the line can be purchased and retained as a short line railway.

Published on Thu, 06/30/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Canadian beef takes centre stage at international event

Canadian beef takes centre stage at international event

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Calgary, Alta. - (June 30, 2011) -- The Beef Information Centre (BIC) recently took part in SIAL (Salon International de l'Alimentation), one of North America's premier food industry trade events. The show was held for the first time ever in Toronto, Ontario and hosted over 12,000 delegates from 63 countries world wide.

Published on Wed, 06/22/2011 by Miller Thomson LLP

Miller Thomson Foundation awards $300,000 in annual scholarships to Canadian post secondary students.

Miller Thomson Foundation awards $300,000 in annual scholarships to Canadian post secondary students.

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For Immediate release

Miller Thomson Foundation Increases Scholarship Programme to $300,000 Awarding Scholarships to Post Secondary Students Across Canada

- Since 1995 $2.85 million has been awarded to 2,650 students -

Published on Tue, 06/21/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Get grilling with beef this summer!

Get grilling with beef this summer!

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The summer is finally getting started -- the sun is coming out and Canadians are firing up their barbecues!

The Beef Information Centre (BIC) is helping Canadians make the most of their summer grilling season -- with recipes, information and cooking tips as well as offers from some great barbecue partners.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA—The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA--The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

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