Finance and Business

Published on Thu, 09/12/2019 by News Media Canada | Médias d'Info Canada

News Media Canada calls on all federal party leaders to curtail unfair flyer distribution by Canada Post

News Media Canada calls on all federal party leaders to curtail unfair flyer distribution by Canada Post

TORONTO, September 12, 2019 --/COMMUNITYWIRE/-- News Media Canada today calls on the federal party leaders to commit to restricting Canada Post’s plans to expand its flyer distribution using an unfair advantage provided to them by the government.

“At a time when our industry is knee-deep in transition, this deliberate undercutting of one of newspapers’ foundational revenue pillars by a federal Crown Corporation is very troubling.”

Canada Post has plans to begin distributing packaged commercial flyers in direct competition with local newspapers. Canada Post is using its ability to access lock boxes in apartments and condos as part of its marketing of the plan.

Published on Thu, 08/22/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

New financial literacy program available for people with diverse abilities

New financial literacy program available for people with diverse abilities

Like many students, Jenna Martinuzzi wasn't taught how to spend wisely or budget her money in school. So, when her mother suggested she take part in a pilot program designed to teach students with various abilities about everything from how interest works to the basics of daily banking opportunities, Martinuzzi jumped at the opportunity.

Published on Thu, 08/22/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada introduces new Money Matters workbooks for people with diverse abilities

ABC Life Literacy Canada introduces new Money Matters workbooks for people with diverse abilities

Toronto, August 22, 2019 —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) is pleased to announce it is adding to its suite of Money Matters financial literacy programs. Money Matters for People with Diverse Abilities is launching nationally with three workbooks available for download at www.abcmoneymatters.ca. The workbooks can be used by anyone teaching financial literacy programming.

Who is your trusted contact person?

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“Ensuring Canadian investment firms and their advisors have regulatory certainty will help them do the right thing – because Canadian investors want this level of protection, and advisors as well as firms want to be able to offer it.”

One in five older Canadians is subject to elder financial abuse and every six minutes, a Canadian is diagnosed with dementia – this according to CARP, the country’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. However, financial vulnerability is not necessarily linked to age. Anyone – a parent, sibling, neighbour, colleague – can become vulnerable at any age because of trauma, a major life change, or a medical condition. Additionally, those with less financial literacy or knowledge are often vulnerable.

Published on Mon, 07/29/2019 by Bird Canada

Bird e-Scooters Now Available in Calgary

Bird e-Scooters Now Available in Calgary

Calgary is the first Canadian city to provide access to the inexpensive to rent, easy to use, and fun to ride Bird e-scooters

Bird e-Scooters Now Available in Calgary from @birdridecanada

CALGARY, Alberta--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--Bird Canada today announced that its fleet of dockless e-scooters are now available for use in Canada, starting today in the City of Calgary.

New “RI Marketplace” Makes it Easy for Canadians to Find Responsible Investment Products and Services

New “RI Marketplace” Makes it Easy for Canadians to Find Responsible Investment Products and Services

  • Canada’s Responsible Investment Association (RIA) has launched a new online “marketplace” for investors and market participants who are seeking advisors, products and services focused on responsible investing (RI).
  • The association’s new website also includes a new digital magazine with insights from Canadian and international RI practitioners.
“We’re thrilled to make responsible investing more accessible to Canadian investors and market participants, and we will continue to develop the RI Marketplace further as the market grows and evolves.”

TORONTO —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) has launched the 

Published on Tue, 07/23/2019 by Farmers Edge

Farmers Edge Launches First-of-Its-Kind InsurTech Platform for Agriculture

Farmers Edge Launches First-of-Its-Kind InsurTech Platform for Agriculture

Farmers Edge launches InsurTech, the first agricultural platform to create a digital connection between insurance providers and growers. InsurTech transforms traditional crop insurance to create a more streamlined, digital experience for all.

InsurTech platform delivers seamless access to field-centric data, automated processes, advanced claim analytics, and cognitive reporting, creating a new digital connection between insurance providers and growers.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba & AMES, Iowa —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— Farmers Edge™ today announced the agriculture industry’s first InsurTech platform that combines field-level data, remote sensing, AI-driven models, and secure automation technology designed to deliver new levels of efficiency and transparency for both insurance providers and grower

Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts submits final report and recommendations to the Government of Canada

Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts submits final report and recommendations to the Government of Canada

The report provides guidance to determine which journalism organizations qualify for tax measures in support of Canadian journalism.

TORONTO, Ontario, July 18, 2019 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts has submitted its final report and recommendations to the Government of Canada to assist with the equitable and effective implementation of tax measures in support of Canadian journalism, as outlined in the 2019 federal budget.

Published on Wed, 07/17/2019 by Accenture

Accenture Interactive and Cannes Lions Extend Exclusive 2019 Festival Content to Entire Creative Industry

Accenture Interactive and Cannes Lions Extend Exclusive 2019 Festival Content to Entire Creative Industry

Accenture Interactive’s #DigitalDoggyBag is now available to non-delegates and provides innovative and immersive recap of the top Cannes Lions talks, trend takeaways and winner insights

NEW YORK--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--For the first time in the festival’s history, Cannes Lions and Accenture Interactive (NYSE: ACN), the Experience Agency, announce the release of exclusive festival content in the form of the 2019 

Published on Wed, 06/26/2019 by Botaneco

Calgary-based Botaneco™ Inc. is the First to Receive Co-investment from Protein Industries Canada

Calgary-based Botaneco™ Inc. is the First to Receive Co-investment from Protein Industries Canada

CALGARY, Alberta — /COMMUNITYWIRE/ — On Wed., June 26, 2019, Protein Industries Canada announced that Calgary-based Botaneco Inc. is the first company to receive co-investment from the industry-led consortia that’s co-investing in Canadian innovation projects.

“At Botaneco, we don’t just accept the way things have always been done”

A total of $8 million, comprised of $4 million of co-investment from Protein Industries Canada and $4 million from industry, will be invested into the project over the next two years.

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