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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 Tue, 06/07/2011 by Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Why We Strike

Why We Strike

By Denis Lemelin

The year 1997 was the last time the Canadian Union of Postal Workers hit the streets. Fourteen years ago, we put our jobs, our homes, our families and our bodies on the line. Now, we're doing it again, not only for the people we work with, but also for the people who will be working at Canada Post in the future.

Published on Mon, 05/30/2011 by Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Only Good Jobs And Fair Pensions Will Keep Our Economy Going

Only Good Jobs And Fair Pensions Will Keep Our Economy Going

By Dave Coles and Denis Lemelin

Published on Tue, 03/15/2011 by Competition Bureau

Advertising on Social Networking Sites

Advertising on Social Networking Sites

Consumer Advisory

OTTAWA, March 15, 2011 -- Today is World Consumer Rights Day. On this occasion, and as part of Fraud Prevention Month, Deputy Commissioner of Competition Lisa Campbell will be speaking at a conference on "Consumers in the Digital Era", hosted by the Union des consommateurs in Montreal.

Published on Thu, 03/10/2011 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Farm safe for success

Farm safe for success

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, March 13 -- 19, 2011

Ottawa-- So you've built a farm safety plan. That's a great start. Now -- make it work for you. And keep double-checking and refining -- the same way you handle your business plan.

Published on Tue, 03/01/2011 by Competition Bureau

Fraud Prevention Month to Focus on Online Fraud

Fraud Prevention Month to Focus on Online Fraud

OTTAWA, March 1, 2011 -- The Competition Bureau announces today its participation in Fraud Prevention Month, which this year focuses on the growing problem of online fraud. Fraud Prevention Month is an annual education and awareness campaign held in Canada and around the world.

Published on Fri, 01/14/2011 by Ontario Lung Association

Smokers still waiting to exhale; more support needed to help them quit for good

Smokers still waiting to exhale; more support needed to help them quit for good

Anyone who has ever been around a friend or family member when he or she decides to quit smoking understands the intense struggle to break free from the addictive grip of tobacco. It’s so difficult in fact, research tells us it takes a smoker numerous quit attempts before successfully doing so. Last year, one million Ontarians tried to quit but couldn’t.

It’s time to shift our thinking on the issue; time to improve the system.

National working summit participants commit to improving Aboriginal education across Canada

National working summit participants commit to improving Aboriginal education across Canada

MEDIA RELEASE

Ohsweken, ON, October 5, 2010 – Actions speak louder than words, and today participants at the National Working Summit on Aboriginal Postsecondary Education committed to action. Participants from universities, colleges, Aboriginal institutes, charities, Aboriginal organizations and the private sector met at Six Nations Polytechnic in Six Nations of the Grand River territory, near Brantford Ontario. Already actively involved in Aboriginal postsecondary education, all of them committed to do more.

Published on Fri, 09/10/2010 by Access Copyright

Letter to the Editor regarding Bill C-32

Letter to the Editor regarding Bill C-32

Dear Editor,

As Canada’s MPs head back to Ottawa, readers should know they will soon be wrestling with a bill to reform Canadian copyright law that will impact the vibrancy of Canadian values and heritage reflected in Canadian schools.

Published on Wed, 08/18/2010 by Public Health Agency of Canada

Back to School, Safely

Back to School, Safely

By Dr. David Butler-Jones, MD, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

The end of summer means that it’s time for children to head back to school. Whether they travel on foot, by bicycle, by bus or by car, it’s important to teach your child how to get to school safely. Below are some actions you and your child can take to prevent injuries when travelling to and from school.

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