Finance and Business

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

ABC Life Literacy Canada adds three new workshops to its UP Skills for Work program

ABC Life Literacy Canada adds three new workshops to its UP Skills for Work program

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--In honour of the 10th annual Essential Skills Day, ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has added three additional workshops to its UP Skills for Work employability skills program on the topics of Stress Management, Adaptability and Confidence.

The program aims to help develop the key employability skills that employers look for when hiring. These soft skills help workers to be adaptable and motivated throughout their whole employment and as they move into new roles or careers.

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by Amazon

Amazon Expands in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Scarborough

Amazon Expands in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Scarborough

“We’re excited to welcome Amazon’s first fulfillment centre in the City of Toronto and the more than 600 new, good jobs that will be created in Scarborough”

The facility will create more than 600 full-time jobs in the Greater Toronto Area

Published on Tue, 09/24/2019 by Bioscience Association Manitoba

Bioscience Association Manitoba Celebrates Global Biotech Week

Bioscience Association Manitoba Celebrates Global Biotech Week

Global Biotech Week showcases the global significance of Manitoba’s $9 billion biotech industry

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.

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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
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