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Ahead of the Crowd: Alberta's Economy Heading Into 2024

27-Sep-2023 10:21 AM

In the past year, Alberta's economy has weathered the inflation storm better than most. Strong population growth and a revitalised energy sector will continue to put Alberta's economy ahead of the crowd even as it slows in the face of higher interest rates. Consumer spending, employment and population growth have been stronger than expected in our ...
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Gallup Study: Four Out of Five Worldwide Frequently Feel in Harmony With Others

27-Sep-2023 08:00 AM

- "Harmonic principles" of wellbeing unveil the global population's experiences related to balance, harmony, inner peace and contentment in life. - In a new report, Wellbeing for All: Incorporating Harmonic Principles of Wellbeing in Subjective Wellbeing Research and Policymaking, Gallup and the Wellbeing for Planet Earth (WPE) Foundation outline ...
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💚🌳🍏🥒 More Canadian Workers to Benefit From the Green Economy

26-Sep-2023 06:41 PM

Canada's green economy is reducing our carbon footprint through renewable energy systems, eco-friendly buildings and improved urban planning. To support its continued growth, workers across Canada require the necessary skills and training to contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable future. Today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce ...
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JOBS Canada Employment Insurance Commission confirms 2024 Employment Insurance premium rate

26-Sep-2023 02:23 PM

The Canada Employment Insurance Commission today made available the Actuarial Report and its summary for the 2024 Employment Insurance (EI) premium rate. The rate is set at $1.66 per $100 of insurable earnings for employees and $2.32 for employers who pay 1.4 times the employee rate. This represents a three-cent increase from the 2023 EI premium ...
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🥝🥕🛒💵 Minister Champagne Calls On Canada's Five Largest Grocery Chains to Take Action to Stabilize Retail Prices for Consumers

26-Sep-2023 12:00 PM

On September 18, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, met with the leaders of Canada's five largest grocery chains, who have committed to supporting efforts to stabilize food prices. During the meeting, the Minister stressed that the cost of groceries has risen drastically. Minister Champagne ...
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JOBS Amazon is Hiring More than 6,000 Employees in Canada to Help Deliver Great Holiday Experiences

26-Sep-2023 10:21 AM

- Amazon's average starting hourly wage in Canada is now $21 per hour across customer fulfillment and delivery, with guaranteed raises and paid career development opportunities for eligible regular employees - Amazon today announced that it is hiring 6,000 employees across Canada in full-time, seasonal, and part-time roles across its operations ...
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🔌💵 Hydro One Launches Ultra-Low Overnight Electricity Price Plan Providing Customers With Choice Between Three Electricity Pricing Options

26-Sep-2023 08:00 AM

- 74 per cent of Ontarians find having choice between electricity pricing plans useful - Hydro One announced that customers have even more choice and flexibility when it comes to how they are billed for electricity with the company's launch of the Ontario Energy Board's new Ultra-Low Overnight Electricity Price Plan. A new survey, conducted by ...
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🏃🏆 Canada to Host First-Ever Winter Hybrid Invictus Games

25-Sep-2023 04:21 PM

The Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023 officially closed today in Germany. As they launch their legacy projects, this marks the beginning of Vancouver and Whistler's journey as hosts for the first-ever Invictus Games to feature winter sports. The closing ceremony—which included the official handover of the Invictus Games flag from the Invictus Games ...
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Upcoming Event: 🦖🦕Jurassic Quest, North America's Biggest Dinosaur Event, Returns to Canada in November

25-Sep-2023 12:00 PM

- Walk among the dinosaurs when the continent's can't-miss dinosaur adventure visits four Ontario cities during its winter migration - Jurassic Quest®, the largest and most realistic interactive dinosaur event on the continent, will return to Canada for a limited winter engagement in Ontario! Jurassic Quest will migrate to Ottawa (Nov. 17-19), ...
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Monday's transit rides with PRESTO are on us! Tims Credit Card holders get up to $10 back every Monday for a limited time when they tap to pay for any PRESTO fare, including on the TTC, GO Transit and UP Express

25-Sep-2023 08:00 AM

- Starting Sept. 25 and through Nov. 6, Tims® Credit Card holders can get up to $10 back on transit fares every Monday when they use their Tims Credit Card, powered by Neo Financial™, to tap on a PRESTO device to ride transit. This offer is available for travel on participating transit systems that accept PRESTO contactless payment, including the ...
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⚕️💵 Racing to Change the Future of Youth Mental Health

23-Sep-2023 05:06 PM

- 2023 RBC Race for the Kids Raises $2.5 Million for Sunnybrook's Family Navigation Project - More than 7,500 participants took a giant step forward for youth mental health today, crossing the finish line for the 11th anniversary of RBC Race for the Kids in Toronto. Collectively they raised $2.5 million in support of Family Navigation Project ...
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Littleoak Brand Infant Formula Products Not Approved for Sale in Canada

23-Sep-2023 04:37 PM

Product: Infant Formula products made with natural goat milk Issue: Food - Other Distribution: Online See the affected products and product photos for this recall SOURCE: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) ... ...
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  Statement from the Governor General on the Visit to Canada by His Excellency Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, and

22-Sep-2023 08:37 PM

Our days are filled with moments we often take for granted. And sometimes, in the midst of everything, we are part of historic moments. Moments that offer us pause. Today was one of those historic moments, as Canada welcomed the President of Ukraine. For the last 18 months, the world has been witness to true courage as the Ukrainian people fight ...
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  Ukrainian delegation visits Canada's centre of excellence on mental health conditions for military Veterans and their Famil

22-Sep-2023 06:41 PM

The Atlas Institute for Veterans and Families was honoured today by the visit of the First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, leading a delegation to explore international leadership in supporting former military personnel and their Families in restoring their mental health and well-being post-conflict. As part of the visit, a signing ceremony took ...
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  Canada reaffirms our unwavering support for Ukraine for as long as it takes

22-Sep-2023 04:33 PM

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to Canada to showcase Canada's ongoing solidarity and unwavering support for Ukraine as it continues to defend itself against Russia's war of aggression. The Prime Minister and the President held a bilateral meeting where they discussed Ukraine's ...
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  President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to Visit Canada

22-Sep-2023 08:00 AM

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, will visit Canada, from September 21 to 22, 2023. The two leaders will continue to work closely together to strengthen ties between our countries and help ensure the Ukrainian people can continue to defend themselves against Russia's brutal and ...
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✈️2023 AirShow. Rob “Scratch” Mitchell and the T-33 Over Lake Ontario at the Air Show 2023. Live Sounds!

21-Sep-2023 07:12 AM

Rob “Scratch” Mitchell and the T-33 back to Toronto for Canadian International Air Show 2023. The T-33 Shooting Star is an American subsonic jet trainer. It was built by Lockheed and flew its first flight in 1948. You won’t want to miss this full aerobatic display by LCol (Retired) Rob “Scratch” Mitchell. Scratch is a former CF-18 Demonstration ...
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ONTARIO JOBS 👨‍⚕️🏥👩‍⚕️Ontario Midwives Deliver Essential Paramedic Training in Childbirth Emergencies

20-Sep-2023 08:00 AM

Midwives are training paramedics across the province in childbirth emergencies to support safe out-of-hospital care for pregnant people when birth is imminent or urgent medical care is required prior to hospital transport. Midwives are the only regulated health-care professionals in Ontario who are specifically trained to attend births outside of ...
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⚕️ Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan Update National Guidelines for Drug-Resistant TB Treatment to Advance National Rollout of Three-Drug, Six-Month Regimen

19-Sep-2023 10:17 AM

- Interim results of operational research in LIFT-TB countries support decision to roll out improved treatment - Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan — participants in the LIFT-TB project — have updated their National Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Guidelines to endorse the all-oral, six-month BPaL/M (bedaquiline + pretomanid + linezolid ± ...
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JOBS 🍁 Canada Announces First-Ever Category-Based Selection Invitations for Newcomers with Work Experience in Transport

18-Sep-2023 12:00 PM

On May 31, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced changes to Express Entry through category-based selection. These changes will help address labour shortages and support economic goals by inviting candidates with specific work experience or French language ability to apply for permanent residence. On September 18, the Honourable ...
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✈️2023 AirShow. Boeing CH-47 Chinook Demo Over Lake Ontario at the Air Show 2023 🚁 Live Sounds

16-Sep-2023 10:25 AM

The CH-147F Chinook perform demonstration over Lake Ontario in Toronto. The CH-147F Chinook is an advanced, multi-mission helicopter used to transport equipment and personnel during domestic or deployed operations. ... ...
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Fighting for the Middle Class

14-Sep-2023 04:24 PM

A strong middle class means a strong Canada. At a time when global inflation has driven up the cost of necessities like groceries, and housing costs are too high for too many, people are worried about their families. The Government of Canada has been working to put more money back in the pockets of middle-class Canadians and remove barriers to ...
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🔌 Survey Finds Not Enough Ontarians Know the Dangers of Working on Outdoor Projects

11-Sep-2023 04:21 PM

- Hydro One encourages residents to mind the lines and keep themselves safe - While an overwhelming majority of Ontarians understand the dangers of powerlines and other utility equipment, a new survey by Hydro One as part of the company's public safety campaign, Mind the Lines reveals that more than half of customers may be putting themselves in ...
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Insurance Team Up to Bring Personalized Insurance to Car Subscriptions in Ontario

11-Sep-2023 02:23 PM

Onlia Insurance™, a foremost digital insurance provider in Ontario, has teamed up with Roam™, Canada's premier car subscription service. The partnership aims to offer car subscribers personalized insurance rates and a streamlined checkout experience. Roam's car subscriptions are a new, pay-as-you-go alternative to leasing or buying a car. In ...
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