Events and Announcements

Published on Tue, 09/06/2011 by Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Knights in Shinerama armour fight to help cure cystic fibrosis

Knights in Shinerama armour fight to help cure cystic fibrosis

Students across Canada fundraise in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Published on Mon, 08/22/2011 by lululemon athletica

It’s time to dance, Canada! lululemon athletica inc. announces the launch of ivivva athletica's canadian online store

It’s time to dance, Canada! lululemon athletica inc. announces the launch of ivivva athletica's canadian online store

Vancouver, BC -- August 22, 2011 - Calling all movers and shakers across Canada -- ivivva athletica is now playing on a screen near you. lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ: LULU; TSX: LLL) is proud to introduce ivivva athletica's Canadian online store at ivivva.com. Inspired by movement and created by lululemon in 2009, ivivva offers dance and athletic apparel for active girls.

Published on Tue, 08/02/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Robert Meijer Appointed President Canada Beef Inc.

Robert Meijer Appointed President Canada Beef Inc.

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Robert Meijer, former Director of Corporate Affairs for Cargill Limited, has been appointed President of Canada Beef Inc. effective August 1, 2011.

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 -

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