Events and Announcements

Published on Wed, 02/01/2012 by Ontario Electronic Stewardship

New TV for your Super Bowl party? Make sure to recycle your old one

New TV for your Super Bowl party? Make sure to recycle your old one

As Ontarians gear up to watch the Giants and Patriots battle it out this Super Bowl Sunday, many will be adding a brand new TV to their list of party essentials to pick up before the big game. But while you're looking to upgrade existing equipment to get that ultimate game day, big-screen experience, it is important to think about what to do with the equipment that is being replaced.

Published on Thu, 02/02/2012 by Travel Save Pro

Travel Save Pro Responds To Small Business Cry For Optimal Operational Efficiency

Travel Save Pro Responds To Small Business Cry For Optimal Operational Efficiency

Canadian Professional Sales Association Extends Its Popular Member Travel Benefits To All Canadian Small and Medium Enterprises as Economy Rebounds.

Published on Mon, 03/05/2012 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 11-17, 2012

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 11-17, 2012

Dear Editors and Publishers,

"Plan * Farm * Safety" is the theme of the three-year Canadian Agricultural Safety campaign. This year, emphasis is on "Safety" including assessment, improvement and further development of safety systems. Last year, the focus was on "Farm" including implementation, documentation and training. In 2010, the campaign promoted "Plan", featuring safety walkabouts and planning for safety.

Published on Mon, 01/30/2012 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Happy World Wetlands Day! Five fun and easy ways to celebrate

Happy World Wetlands Day! Five fun and easy ways to celebrate

Visitors walk the trails at Minesing Wetlands (photo by NCC)

Did you know there are more wetlands in Canada than in any other country in the world? Canada is home to about one quarter of the world's wetlands, covering 14 percent of our country. February 2nd is World Wetlands Day, and if you're wondering why you should care, consider what wetlands do for us. They play a vital role in our day-to-day lives.

From providing ecological services such as flood control and water filtration, to food production

Published on Mon, 01/30/2012 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 11-17, 2012

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 11-17, 2012

Dear Editors and Publishers,

"Plan * Farm * Safety" is the theme of the three-year Canadian Agricultural Safety campaign. This year, emphasis is on "Safety" including assessment, improvement and further development of safety systems. Last year, the focus was on "Farm" including implementation, documentation and training. In 2010, the campaign promoted "Plan", featuring safety walkabouts and planning for safety.

Published on Mon, 01/09/2012 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Hiring uninsured contractors exposes your farm to risk

Hiring uninsured contractors exposes your farm to risk

Hiring uninsured contractors exposes your farm to risk

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (534 words)

Hiring contractors who are not covered by your province’s worker’s compensation might save a little money but it could ruin your farm business.

Published on Mon, 12/19/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Learn from every safety incident on the farm

Learn from every safety incident on the farm

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (454 words)

Farming and ranching can be a dangerous occupation. That's why it is so important to track and check each safety incident and learn from it -- so that you can prevent it from happening again.

Published on Wed, 12/07/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Emergency preparedness needs a plan

Emergency preparedness needs a plan

by Theresa Whalen
Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (534 words)

When a farm emergency happens, knowing what to do and having what you need to do it -- could mean the difference between life and death.

Published on Wed, 12/07/2011 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Canadians Say No to Useless Gifts; Choose Charity This Holiday Season

Canadians Say No to Useless Gifts; Choose Charity This Holiday Season

The holiday frenzy is upon us. The rush is on to find the "perfect" gift for everyone on your holiday list. Unfortunately, for many, the last minute dash to the Christmas Eve finish line is guaranteed to end unhappily -- presents that are too big, too small, and too outlandish. Too bad!

By some estimates as many as a third of holiday gift purchases are returned. In fact, up to 40 percent of all clothing purchased as presents will end up back at the stores it came from.

Published on Tue, 11/22/2011 by Mononews

A Newswire Service Created with Lifestyle Reporters in Mind

A Newswire Service Created with Lifestyle Reporters in Mind

November 22, 2011 mononews, a news distribution service dedicated to lifestyle, arts and entertainment news was created when a former journalist and a PR professional decided to collaborate and do something to address the gaps they saw in the existing newswire services: a cluttered environment where lifestyle news got lost; a model that "put the news out there" and left the onus on finding it to the journalist; a service that was pricing the distribution of news releases out of the price range of many consumer goods marketers; and, a situation where, in the fast

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