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Published on Mon, 01/26/2015 by The Railway Association Of Canada

The Polar Vortex shouldn’t be the foundation of Canadian railway policy

The Polar Vortex shouldn’t be the foundation of Canadian railway policy

By Paul Miller

Last winter caused widespread disruption in freight supply chains across Canada, and railways were certainly not immune; the service they were able to provide during weeks of exceptionally cold weather fell well short of many customers’ requirements.

Published on Mon, 01/12/2015 by The Macdonald Project

MAKING HISTORY: BRONZE SCULPTURE OF SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD UNVEILED AS PART OF HIS 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

MAKING HISTORY: BRONZE SCULPTURE OF SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD UNVEILED AS PART OF HIS 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

The Macdonald Project of Prince Edward County celebrated at the iconic Fairmont Royal York Hotel as a sold out crowd of 400 guests and dignitaries including Ontario Premier, the Honourable Kathleen Wynn, former Conservative prime minister, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, and the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, marked Sir John A. Macdonald’s 200th birthday on Saturday, January 10th, 2015.

Published on Tue, 11/25/2014 by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

C.A.R.E. for Dementia Caregivers

C.A.R.E. for Dementia Caregivers

C.A.R.E. for Dementia Caregivers

A growing number of Canada’s ageing baby boomers are providing care for a spouse or parent with dementia. But these family caregivers often lack the support they need to avoid becoming patients themselves.

Published on Thu, 10/02/2014 by Business Development Bank of Canada

Happy 35th anniversary BDC Small Business Week!

Happy 35th anniversary BDC Small Business Week!

Event Information

10/19/2014 @ 09:00AM
10/25/2014
Nationwide

ATTENTION OF BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY EDITORS

Happy 35th anniversary BDC Small Business Week!

www.bdc.ca/sbw: Full suite of online editorial business resources includes business articles, video content, infographics and executive tour dates            

Published on Fri, 09/26/2014 by Automotive Industries Association of Canada

Consumer focus groups tell industry “safety comes first”

Consumer focus groups tell industry “safety comes first”

September 26, 2014                                                                                                                

Published on Tue, 09/23/2014 by Santis Health Inc.

National Patient Survey Shows Concerns about Access to Medicines in Canada

National Patient Survey Shows Concerns about Access to Medicines in Canada

Toronto, ON (Sept 23, 2014): Santis Health released findings of its national survey of Canadian patient and disease-focused organizations. The survey polled 26 organizations and showed that patient groups have significant concerns with the access to public drugs in Canada.

Published on Mon, 08/25/2014 by The Railway Association Of Canada

Canada’s railways are on track with safety improvements

Canada’s railways are on track with safety improvements

August 25, 2014

By Michael Bourque, President and CEO, Railway Association of Canada

Now that the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has issued its final report on the tragic accident in Lac-Mégantic, Canadians will have questions and concerns about railway safety.

Op-ed - Canada’s skills gap: Getting beyond the rhetoric

Op-ed - Canada’s skills gap: Getting beyond the rhetoric

Beyond the rhetoric: Getting to real solutions for Canada’s skills challenges
627 words

Just because Canada may need more plumbers or welders doesn’t mean it needs fewer university grads.

By Paul Davidson, president of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

It has been encouraging to see leaders in government, industry and education gather at two recent skills summits, in Toronto and Charlottetown, to try to reimagine the future of skills development in Canada and set us on a better path to prosperity.

Published on Wed, 06/04/2014 by Newspapers Canada

Newspapers Canada releases 8th annual National Freedom of Information Audit

Newspapers Canada releases 8th annual National Freedom of Information Audit

The results of this audit show that we've still got a long way to go before we really have a culture of openness and accountability around government data.

Toronto, ON (June 4, 2014). Newspapers Canada released its 8th annual National Freedom of Information (FOI) Audit report today. The 2013/2014 audit reviews the performance of Canadian governments and various public institutions with respect to their access to information regimes.  As such, it provides the public with the opportunity to see the degree to which our governments are in compliance with their own FOI legislation, as well as facilitating comparisons among jurisdictions.

Published on Mon, 06/02/2014 by Newspapers Canada

Newspapers Canada to release 8th annual Freedom of Information Audit on June 4

Newspapers Canada to release 8th annual Freedom of Information Audit on June 4

Event Information

06/04/2014 @ 7:00
Toronto, Ontario

TORONTO, ON (Monday, June 2) Newspapers Canada will release its 2013/2014 National Freedom of Information Audit and related materials on June 4, 2014.

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