COVID-19 Review Of Pandemic Response Welcomed, But Immediate Focus Must Be On Current System Failures: CMA

24-Sep-2022 12:00 PM

While the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) agrees with Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos that a broad review of Canada's COVID-19 pandemic response is important, the organization urges the government to put immediate focus and attention on stabilizing and rebuilding the country's health care system. "Our health systems are unable to care ...

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JOBS Easier Access To Permanent Residence For Physicians In Canada To Help Address Doctor Shortages

24-Sep-2022 08:00 AM

Doctors from all over the world who choose to come to Canada and work in our communities play a vital role in keeping us healthy and ensuring local access to family physicians at a time when our aging population needs it the most. As provinces and territories seek to attract and retain more foreign-trained doctors to help address shortages, the ...

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COVID-19 Government Of Canada Announces Over 400 Projects To Help Canadian Communities In Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic

23-Sep-2022 06:33 PM

Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, along with Andrea Dicks, President of Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), and Mary W. Rowe, President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), announced funding for over 400 new projects under the Canada Healthy Communities ...

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Financial Stress Rains Down on Working Canadians

23-Sep-2022 04:06 PM

- National Payroll Institute's research shows worrisome financial trends gaining traction, but shelter from the storm remains possible - Working Canadians are beginning to experience the first drops of a financial stress storm that appears to be gaining in intensity. Throughout the pandemic, many of those who remained employed were able to save ...

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COVID-19 Infectious Disease and Medical Experts Declare Federal Government Travel Restrictions Ineffective at Protecting Canadians from COVID-19 Spread

23-Sep-2022 02:31 PM

- An in-depth review conducted by Infectious Diseases and Emergency Doctors concludes that mandatory arrival and departure testing, quarantines, travel advisories, and other border restrictions did not materially reduce the spread of Variants of Concern across Canada. - Report concludes there is no scientific basis to apply stricter health measures ...

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Government Of Canada Announces Up To $1.9 Million In Funding To Combat Online Terrorist And Violent Extremist Content

23-Sep-2022 12:00 PM

As our world becomes more and more connected through digital devices and expanding online networks, knowledge is continuously available at our fingertips. With information so easy to access, the Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that social media and other online platforms are not used as tools to incite, publish and promote terrorism, ...

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Bell Fibe Gigabit 8.0 with North America's fastest Internet speeds now available in Toronto

22-Sep-2022 06:29 PM

- Bell pure fibre Internet Gigabit 8.0 offers symmetrical download and upload speeds of 8 gigabits per second (Gbps). - Bell Giga Hub with Wi-Fi 6E now available, enables Wi-Fi speeds up to two times faster for connected devices shared in the home. - Bell announced the availability of Bell Fibe Gigabit 8.0, allowing customers to experience the ...

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Canada launches 2022-24 National Action Plan on Open Government

22-Sep-2022 04:33 PM

The Government of Canada continues to increase the transparency of its institutions through its leadership within the international Open Government Partnership (OGP). Today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, released Canada's 2022–24 National Action Plan on Open Government. The 2022–24 Action Plan outlines a ...

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The 'Micro-Entrepreneur' Economy: Millennial and Gen Z Canadians leading shift in small business aspirations

22-Sep-2022 10:36 AM

- Three-in-four current and aspiring entrepreneurs motivated to start a small business or side-hustle to adapt to evolving economic environment - Led by the younger millennial and Gen Z generations, a 'micro-entrepreneur' economy is emerging across the country, as Canadians look to adapt to a changing landscape dominated by rising inflation and ...

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These Underwear Have A Hole In The Back To Make Prostate Exams Easier

21-Sep-2022 06:14 PM

- The limited edition briefs aim to increase prostate exam bookings for men all across Canada for September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - To get Canadian men thinking and talking about booking a prostate exam, Prostate Cancer Foundation BC is putting a playful twist on men's underwear with the release of Checkup Briefs. This evolution of the ...

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Food Recall Warning - Fresh and Local brand Turkey, Bacon Sub recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

21-Sep-2022 04:20 PM

Summary • Brand(s): Fresh and Local • Product: Turkey, Bacon Sub • Companies: CLS Catering Services Ltd. • Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Listeria • Category: Other • What to do: Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute recalled products • Audience: General public • Recall class: Class 1 Affected products • Brand: Fresh and Local ...

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60% of Canadians say Québec is moving farther away from the rest of the country

21-Sep-2022 10:29 AM

- New Abacus Data poll reveals more Canadians feel negatively than positively about the direction that Québec is headed, but no longer consider separation an imminent threat. - With Québec getting ready for an election on Oct. 3, Boudeweel Public Affairs has teamed up with Abacus Data to ask Canadians about their perceptions of the province, its ...

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BMO Survey: Inflation Has Caused One Third of Canadians to Reduce Savings Contributions

20-Sep-2022 04:19 PM

- BMO's new Savings Amplifier Account and Savings Goals feature helps Canadians achieve their financial goals. - BMO offers tips to maintain financial progress and savings habits through inflationary period. - BMO Financial Group is helping Canadians save and effortlessly track their progress with the newly launched Savings Amplifier Account. The ...

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Report: Complex Logins Fuel Stress, Increase Risk and Harm Productivity

20-Sep-2022 02:27 PM

- 1Password research reveals 43% of employees admit to risky online behavior to avoid login hassles - 1Password, the leader in human-centric security and privacy, today released its Unlocking the Login Challenge report. Based on a survey of 2,000 North American adults, the research explores how login fatigue compromises employee productivity, ...

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Porter Secures Sale And Leaseback For 12 Embraer E195-E2 Aircraft

20-Sep-2022 12:00 PM

Porter Aviation Holdings Inc.'s (Porter) wholly-owned subsidiary, Porter Aircraft Leasing Corp., has entered into sale and leaseback and pre-delivery payment (PDP) financing agreements for 12 Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. TrueNoord, and certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo (NYSE: APO) and serviced by Merx Aviation, are participating in ...

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More Than Just Financial Health At Risk For Canadians Struggling With Record High Inflation, Interest Rates And Overuse Of Credit

20-Sep-2022 10:25 AM

- Increasing debt & confusion over how inflation & interest rates impact their finances may cause struggles in other aspects of Canadians lives including their overall wellbeing & relationships - As Canadians continue to feel the financial pinch of yet another interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada last week, many are relying on their credit ...

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Canadians Received A Record $113 Billion In Life And Health Insurance Benefits, 2021 Data Shows

20-Sep-2022 08:00 AM

Canada's life and health insurers paid out more benefits to more people than ever before in 2021. Canadians were paid over $113 billion in benefits from life and health insurance products last year – up 17 per cent from 2020 and nearly $10 billion above pre-pandemic levels. This included payments for health insurance claims, life insurance and ...

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p-Chip Corporation Introduces First-of-its-Kind p-Chip Code Tracker to Revolutionize QR Code Security

19-Sep-2022 06:24 PM

p-Chip Corporation, a company that is revolutionizing the tracking of physical products and materials with its cutting-edge microtransponder technology, today introduced its newest breakthrough, the p-Chip Code™ secure tracking tag. The p-Chip Code tracker combines a silicon-based p-Chip® microtransponder with a standard 2D matrix code to create ...

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CX Work Is Becoming More Flexible And Specialized In A Bid To Tackle "People Paradox," Says MIT Technology Review Insights

19-Sep-2022 04:30 PM

A new report by MIT Technology Review Insights explores how global organizations are reassessing their customer experience (CX) workforce and processes in the post-pandemic era. The report, "Customer experience and the future of work," is produced in association with Genesys and is based on a survey of 800 senior executives as well as in-depth ...

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87% Of Canadian Consumers Favour Companies With Circular Economy Initiatives, But Few Take Regular Action

19-Sep-2022 02:13 PM

Capterra Canada launched its latest research study of over 1,000 Canadian consumers to understand their participation in sustainable consumerism and the circular economy. According to the survey, 87% of Canadian consumers acknowledge that their behaviour has a direct impact on the environment. This understanding is reflected in their buying ...

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President of South Korea Yoon Suk Yeol to visit Canada

19-Sep-2022 12:00 PM

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the President of South Korea, Yoon Suk Yeol, will visit Toronto and Ottawa, on September 22 and 23, 2022. This will be President Yoon's first bilateral visit abroad since he was elected in March 2022. Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with President Yoon while he's in Ottawa to advance shared ...

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Back To School Amazon Canada Employees Surprise Four Canadian schools with over 500 LEGO sets

19-Sep-2022 10:23 AM

- Together with FIRST Robotics and the LEGO Group, Amazon will increase access to STEM learning and bring curiosity, fun and creativity to the classroom this school year - To support the next generation of Canadian innovators and increase access to STEM learning opportunities for local communities across Canada, Amazon Canada employees teamed up ...

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MIT Solve Selects New Class of 40 Tech-Based Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Global Challenges with over $2 Million in Funding

19-Sep-2022 08:00 AM

- Solve Innovation Future announces investment in three new Solver teams - Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology with a mission to drive innovation to solve world challenges, revealed the new Solver teams and Indigenous Communities Fellows selected for its 2022 Global Challenges. The news was announced during Solve's ...

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International Students Conclude Their Participation In Global AI Summit To Attract Global Capabilities

18-Sep-2022 06:18 PM

A group of AI graduate students in several prestigious international universities concluded their participation in the second edition of the Global Summit on Artificial Intelligence, which concluded yesterday in Riyadh and visited Masmak Palace in the center of Riyadh to be briefed on the history of the capital. The students represented six ...

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