6-in-10 Canadians relocated as a result of the pandemic and now plan to drive further daily

29-Jun-2022 11:49 AM

- Aviva Canada's 'How We Live' report is a revealing glimpse at post-pandemic life - Return to work means Canadians plan to drive their car longer distances as a result of having moved during the pandemic, a new Aviva Canada report shows. And as the housing market begins to show signs of slowing amid rising interest rates, about half of Canadian ...

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Ontario Caps 2023 Rent Increase Guideline Below Inflation at 2.5 Per Cent

29-Jun-2022 11:41 AM

Ontario’s rent increase guideline for 2023 is 2.5 per cent, below current rates of inflation. The rent increase guideline is the maximum amount a landlord can increase rent during the year for most tenants without the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board. The guideline is based on Ontario’s Consumer Price Index, a measure of inflation ...

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A majority of Canadians are choosing to shop at small businesses to support their communities

28-Jun-2022 06:33 PM

- CFIB launches its annual #SmallBusinessEveryDay Big Thank You Contest to encourage local shopping - A majority of consumers (86%) say supporting Canadian small businesses is important to them, according to a new public opinion poll conducted by Maru/Matchbox on behalf of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Two-thirds (66%) ...

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Electric mining service vehicle for the open-pit mining industry: Test phase starts in summer 2022

28-Jun-2022 04:24 PM

The Innovative Vehicle Institute (IVI), Propulsion Québec, and the partners of the electric mining vehicle (EMV) project—Adria Power Systems, Dana TM4, L. Fournier et Fils, Nouveau Monde Graphite, CanmetMINING, Natural Resources Canada and National Research Council Canada (NRCC)—are pleased to announce the start of a nine-month test phase of an ...

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 Canada Supporting Humanitarian Relief Efforts in Ukraine

28-Jun-2022 02:40 PM

Updated on June 28, 2022 CTV News: Be informed donors before donating to Ukrainian relief. "Charity Intelligence is a Canadian organization that researches charities to help people be informed donors. The managing director urges people to resist donating physical items like clothing or food, suggesting the number of things already contributed is ...

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Ontario Applauds Saskatchewan’s Decision on Small Modular Reactors

28-Jun-2022 12:00 PM

- SaskPower has selected Ontario Power Generation technology partner GE Hitachi to deploy the province’s first small modular reactor - The Ontario government is pleased to support SaskPower’s announcement of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy as the technology developer for Saskatchewan’s first small modular reactor (SMR). In December 2021, GE Hitachi ...

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1 in 5 Montreal women are not safe in their own home

28-Jun-2022 11:05 AM

- Non-profit calls for volunteers to help women flee violence as moving day approaches - Over the past two years, a disturbing increase in gender-based violence has been coined the "shadow pandemic". This is especially true in Montreal, where a recent study from the Université de Sherbrooke found that 22.5% of women in a relationship experience ...

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Top 3 Countries for Future Growth Potential: The United States, Norway, and the United Kingdom

28-Jun-2022 10:23 AM

- The top 3 countries are demonstrating strong innovation capabilities across education, healthcare, and environment-related priorities, according to Frost & Sullivan's Frost Radar™ for Economic Development - Frost & Sullivan recognizes the United States, Norway, and the United Kingdom for moving in the right direction and demonstrating the ...

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Five questions to address Canada's turning point for energy and natural resources

28-Jun-2022 08:00 AM

- Building energy security abroad while leading the energy transition at home - In the midst of an increasingly volatile geopolitical environment, Canada has a unique opportunity to foster energy security abroad while leading the energy transition at home. These priorities are not mutually exclusive. Rather, Canadian stakeholders can — and should ...

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Scotiabank and Pathways to Education announce $900,000 partnership to help newcomer youth living in low-income communities stay in school

27-Jun-2022 08:33 PM

Today, Scotiabank announced a community investment of $900,000 to Pathways to Education, a national charitable organization breaking the cycle of poverty through education by helping youth who are facing amplified barriers graduate from high school. Approximately nine per cent of youth in Canada do not earn a high school diploma. That number can ...

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New Poll Shows Unprecedented Support for Canada's Mining Sector and its Role in Contributing to the Tech Essential to Net-Zero

27-Jun-2022 06:19 PM

Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is releasing a new national poll that finds high levels of support for Canadian mining and increased understanding on the role Canada's mining industry must play in producing the green technologies essential to a low carbon future. For the past 12 years, MAC has worked with Abacus Data to assess public ...

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COVID-19 EAN Congress 2022: COVID-19 positive patients at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders

27-Jun-2022 06:18 PM

- COVID-19 positive outpatients are at an increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders compared with individuals who tested negative for the virus, a new study presented today at the 8th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress has shown - The study, which analysed the health records of over half of the Danish population, found that those who ...

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Food Recall Warning: Gelato Artigianale al gusto di Raspberry Gelato recalled due to possible norovirus contamination

27-Jun-2022 05:00 PM

Summary • Product: Gelato Artigianale al gusto di Raspberry Gelato • Companies: Angelo's Italian Market Inc. (London, ON) • Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Norovirus • Category: Dairy • What to do: Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products • Audience: General public • Recall class: Class 2 Affected product Brand: ...

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Canada's Largest National Dementia Research Initiative Introduces Dementia Prevention Program

27-Jun-2022 04:28 PM

Canada's largest dementia research initiative, the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), has launched an innovative online program that offers older adults the opportunity to increase their knowledge of dementia, improve lifestyle risk factors and engage with researchers. The program, Brain Health PRO (BHPro), offers interactive ...

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Upcoming event: Canada Day with free admission at national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas

27-Jun-2022 03:46 PM

National historic sites, national parks and national marine conservation areas are gateways to connecting with nature, culture and history. These treasured places tell the stories of Canada and immerse visitors in our country's natural and cultural heritage. On July 1st, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change ...

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 Prime Minister announces additional sanctions in support of Ukraine

27-Jun-2022 02:22 PM

Canada is committed to standing in unity to support the government and people of Ukraine in their fight for a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic future. We will continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Ukraine as it seeks to defend itself from Russian aggression. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Canada will be imposing ...

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Statement by Minister Hussen on Canadian Multiculturalism Day

27-Jun-2022 12:00 PM

- On June 27, we celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day and the diversity that enriches our society - Today, on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, we celebrate one of the core principles that unite us as a country. Canada is what it is because of its people and we are fortunate to live in a society that celebrates everyone's unique background and ...

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Happening Now: Union Summer returns with live entertainment, curated food vendors and fun in the sun

27-Jun-2022 10:03 AM

Today, Union Summer - Presented by TD returns to Union Station's Front Street plaza, running until Sunday, August 28. After a two year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 63-day market is back as an outdoor patio oasis and a feast for the senses, filled with dynamic music, live performances, cuisine, films and other entertainment. City of ...

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Upcoming event: Canada Day celebrations taking place across Toronto on July 1

27-Jun-2022 08:00 AM

This Canada Day, the City of Toronto will help Torontonians and visitors to Toronto celebrate Canada’s 155th birthday on Friday, July 1, by offering numerous City-organized and community-based public events across the city. Canada Day events The City’s Canada Day celebrations are planned for Mel Lastman Square (North York) and Thompson Memorial ...

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North American debut of ground breaking film this evening celebrates revolutionary mental health therapy

26-Jun-2022 02:28 PM

When Claudia Gerini was growing up in Italy, she probably didn't think she would be helping lead a mental healthcare revolution on the other side of the Atlantic. With her new movie Tapirulàn or The Treadmill (trailer) debuting at the Bell Lightbox in Toronto this evening (June 26) at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival, she will be doing just ...

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Update on the City of Toronto ongoing response to lifeguard and swim instructor certification delays across North America

26-Jun-2022 11:01 AM

This summer, the City of Toronto is prioritizing staffing at the City’s 55 outdoor pools and 10 beaches amid lifeguard certification delays across North America caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately 2,200 staff are required to deliver aquatic programs at beaches, outdoor pools, indoor pools and wading pools in Toronto. The City requires ...

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Prime Minister announces new task force to improve government services for Canadians

25-Jun-2022 04:21 PM

Canadians deserve high-quality and efficient government services that are accessible, timely, and make their lives easier. The delays in immigration application and passport processing are unacceptable and the Government of Canada is urgently working to resolve them as soon as possible. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the ...

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City of Toronto issues 2022 final property tax bills

21-Jun-2022 11:14 AM

The City of Toronto has issued the 2022 final property tax bills – the second of two tax bills mailed annually. The 2022 interim property tax bill was mailed in January. Payment due dates for the final tax bills under the three-instalment plan are Monday, July 4; Tuesday, August 2 and Thursday, September 1. For property owners enrolled in the ...

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Government of Canada funds Kids Help Phone to expand mental health services for Afghan and Ukrainian youth

20-Jun-2022 04:41 PM

The Government of Canada recognizes the immense challenges faced by those fleeing conflict and is committed to improving access to vital mental health services for vulnerable newcomers. Since 1989, Kids Help Phone has provided free, 24/7, confidential mental health resources to young people across Canada. Today, on World Refugee Day, the ...

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