Journey through an incredible world of awe-inspiring insects in Bug Lab, a new immersive exhibition at Ontario Science Centre

25-Oct-2021 06:11 PM

-From New Zealand's Te Papa museum and the special effects studio behind The Lord of the Rings films, Bug Lab makes its Canadian debut on October 27. - Step into a realm that's truly un-bee-lievable! With giant, ultra-realistic models of bugs and engaging hands-on activities, Bug Lab explores the unique genius of bugs and their profound impact on ...

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Every College and University Student Around the World Can Now Receive a Free Digital Copy of Bill Gates' Book How to Avoid a

25-Oct-2021 04:31 PM

Beginning today, Bill Gates will give every college and university student around the world a free digital copy of his best-selling book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need (Alfred A. Knopf, February 16, 2021). As climate leaders from the public and private sectors gather in Glasgow, Scotland for ...

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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 9,600 Jobs in September 2021

25-Oct-2021 02:28 PM

Employment in Canada increased by 9,600 jobs from August to September according to the September ADP® Canada National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®. The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, ...

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Ain Dubai Lights Up Dubai's Skyline With Stunning Opening Show Celebration

25-Oct-2021 12:00 PM

-- The world's largest and tallest observation wheel by Dubai Holding opened yesterday Thursday 21st October. - Thousands joined the extravaganza at the Ain Dubai Plaza that bustled with fun-filled family activities, live DJ sets and a spectacular inaugural light, drone and fireworks show. - View celebration video he ultimate celebration ...

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COVID-19 Does having received the BCG vaccine as a child provide a protective effect?

25-Oct-2021 10:15 AM

- A Quebec research team is the first to examine the long-term protective effect of the BCG vaccine against COVID-19, using data from a vaccination registry.- Being vaccinated during childhood with the BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccine against tuberculosis is not a long-term protective factor against COVID-19, despite what was thought at the ...

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Media Literacy Week 2021: Today's digital citizens need digital literacy skills

25-Oct-2021 08:00 AM

Canadians are spending more time online during the pandemic and this year's Media Literacy Week aims to put the spotlight on the essential digital literacy skills needed by today's digital citizens. Canada's 16th annual Media Literacy Week runs from October 25 to 30. Hosted by MediaSmarts, Canada's centre for digital and media literacy, the annual ...

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Announce of the Extension of Beyond Monet: Canada's Largest Immersive Experience

24-Oct-2021 04:10 PM

- Mayor of Toronto, Mr. John Tory Together With Mr. Tudor Alexis, Consul General of France, Announced the Exciting Extension of Beyond Monet: Canada's Largest Immersive Experience. - Bringing to life the work of Claude Monet. - Now until February 6, 2022. - Mayor John Tory and Consul General of France, Tudor Alexis were on hand yesterday evening ...

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Surge in violence against staff, "creates toxic work environment" deepening Ontario's hospital staffing crisis

23-Oct-2021 08:00 AM

Increasing violence directed at hospital staff is among factors driving the worsening staffing shortage in Ontario's health sector, say two unions representing nearly 70,000 hospital workers province-wide. According to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and SEIU Healthcare, the gravity of the situation was underscored this week with the ...

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Shows, Classes & Laughter Return to The Second City Toronto

21-Oct-2021 04:18 PM

-In-person performances and classes to resume at a new location. - The Second City Toronto is thrilled to announce that the legendary comedy company has found a temporary home at 2800 Danforth Avenue. In a partnership with Comedy Bar, this interim residency will allow for Second City Training Centre classes to resume in six newly-built studios, ...

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First of its kind NEOM and OceanX Red Sea expedition reveals deep sea mysteries and an ecological treasure trove

21-Oct-2021 10:22 AM

- Thirty world-renowned experts undertook a six-week expedition, carrying out pioneering marine biological and oceanographic surveys in a part of the world that is still largely unexplored. - The findings from the expedition are being used to drive the design and implementation of marine protected areas in order to meet the commitments made to ...

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Launch of MontréalCulteurs - A program that combines agriculture and urban living!

20-Oct-2021 06:28 PM

The Laboratoire sur l'agriculture urbaine (AU/LAB) is proud to announce the launch of MontréalCulteurs, a unique program that offers a combination of consulting, incubation and networking services to facilitate urban agricultural business start-ups in Montréal. The program is designed to meet well documented needs and supports the development of ...

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SCALE-1 PORTAL: Halloween Cooking in Room-scale VR - Sep's Diner update available on October 27th, 2021

20-Oct-2021 02:23 PM

Scale-1 Portal, a French independent VR games development studio, releases on October 27th, 2021, a Halloween update to their game Sep's Diner – a cooking VR game with multiplayer & room-scale VR support available on Oculus & Steam VR stores. Sep's Diner offers fresh & challenging cooking action, either in room-scale or stand & seated VR modes. ...

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Ripley's Launches Worldwide Kids Invention Challenge

20-Oct-2021 08:00 AM

-Contest to find next great invention open to kids ages 4–11. - Whether it's a doorbell that shoots popcorn, a karaoke bucket and mop or a three-story bathtub, sometimes the craziest, most outrageous ideas come from the youngest minds. To celebrate those on an early path to discovery, Ripley's has launched a worldwide contest to find the next ...

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Hybrid Work Pushes to End Passwords: Cisco's Duo Security Report Finds Biometric Authentications Surge Significantly During P

19-Oct-2021 06:22 PM

News Summary: • Multi-factor authentications soar as enterprises move away from passwords to secure hybrid workers • Biometrics increase significantly, with a 48% surge in authentications year over year • More than half of IT decision makers plan to implement a passwordless strategy • Duo also saw fivefold growth in Web Authentication (WebAuthn) ...

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New IKEA research reveals important connections between home and wellbeing for Canadians

19-Oct-2021 04:35 PM

- Eighth annual IKEA Life at Home Report highlights elements of personal and shared spaces that can make for better living. - Following a year of unimaginable change, IKEA set out to understand how people around the world adapted their life at home through the global home furnishing retailer's annual research project. More than uncovering the ...

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Tax Tip - Businesses: Pay your taxes online directly through your financial institution or directly to the CRA

19-Oct-2021 02:15 PM

Business owners, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) understands that your time is valuable. We have online options to help you save time when paying your taxes. Here's how you can pay your business taxes online through your financial institution or directly to the CRA. Pay by online banking You can pay your business taxes to the CRA through your ...

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Travel Advisory: Border Measures Remain in Place for Travellers Entering or Returning to Canada

19-Oct-2021 01:26 PM

On October 12, 2021, the United States announced that in November, they will begin allowing fully vaccinated travellers from Canada to enter the United States at land and ferry points of entry for discretionary (non-essential reasons), such as tourism. The Canada Border Services Agency would like to remind travellers that border measures remain ...

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Introduction of the new 742 area code in southern Ontario

19-Oct-2021 12:02 PM

Starting October 16, 2021, an additional area code will be introduced in the region currently served by area codes 289, 365 and 905 in southern Ontario. The introduction of the new area code is in response to the increasing demand for phone numbers in the region, ensuring residents and businesses continue to have enough numbers to meet demand well ...

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Robert Half Survey Reveals How Canadian Workers Feel About Their Remote Manager

19-Oct-2021 10:28 AM

After a year and a half of working outside the office, how do managers in Canada measure up when it comes to leading their teams from afar? Resoundingly well, according to research from global talent solutions firm Robert Half. More than three-quarters of Canadian workers surveyed (76 per cent) feel their boss is a good remote manager. This worker ...

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Future Skills Centre boosts upskilling for new technology in key economic sectors with $14 million investment

19-Oct-2021 08:00 AM

The Future Skills Centre (FSC) announced seven key partnerships with employers and industry groups to support skills development and research in sectors of the economy that are either at high risk of automation or that will be key to Canada's future success and integral to recovery. In line with the organization's strategic focus to test ...

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Supreme Court of Canada Denies Ford Government and Nursing Homes' Attempt to Block Pay Equity Access for Women Working in Hea

18-Oct-2021 06:42 PM

-Union calls on the provincial government and for-profit nursing homes to finally give working women in the care economy fair pay. - The Supreme Court of Canada has denied the Attorney General of Ontario's appeal, upholding a decision confirming that workers in female-dominated workplaces, such as for-profit nursing homes, are permitted to have ...

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Phase II Data Of Medigen COVID-19 Vaccine, Reviewed And Published In The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

18-Oct-2021 04:16 PM

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, one of the world's best-known peer-reviewed medical journals has published Medigen Vaccine Biologics (MVC) data from its MVC-COV1901 vaccine phase 2 clinical trial which demonstrates promising immunogenicity and safety profiles. The internationally trusted source of clinical, public and global health knowledge has ...

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IKEA Canada announces three new Design Studio locations in Ontario

18-Oct-2021 02:24 PM

- Brampton, St. Catharines and London locations offer a dedicated space for personalized design services and one-to-one planning. - IKEA Canada expands its Design Studio network this month with locations in Brampton, St. Catharines, and London – delivering personalized design and planning services with IKEA experts to reach more of its customers ...

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Canadian home prices continue to re-accelerate in September

18-Oct-2021 12:00 PM

Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales edged up between August and September 2021. • National home sales rose 0.9% on a month-over-month basis in September. • Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was down 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. • The number of newly listed properties ...

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