Canadian Medical Association Demands a Plan for Seniors

Canadians can now add their voice to the call for a National Seniors Strategy

OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ – Canada’s seniors are not getting the health care they deserve — not even close. Our system was created over half a century ago to meet the needs of a much younger population and we have not adapted to meet the growing number of aging Canadians. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend Print for later Bookmark in Browser

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How soon will we see wearables in the workplace? According to 20 per cent of CIOs it can be in the next 3-5 years.

Tech Leaders See Wearables Working in the Workplace

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ – As wearables gain popularity, it’s just a matter of time before workplace applications start to emerge, research shows. In a new survey from Robert Half Technology, 63 per cent of CIOs said they believe wearable computing devices, such as watches and glasses, will become common workplace tools. Among this group, 20 per cent expect to see workplace-wearables within five years. Wearables could potentially be…

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Rohan Marley, founder and chairman of the Marley Coffee Company and son of legendary musician Bob Marley, on a recent visit to Ethiopia to see the positive impacts of the Water Wise Coffee™ program

Coffee giants call on consumers to help change lives in Ethiopian communities

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ – Starting on International Earth Day (April 22), one of North America’sleading coffee and tea companies is appealing to coffee drinkers to make the important connection between their morning brew and the people living in the world’s coffee growing regions. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend Print for later Bookmark in Browser

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Travel five thousand years in a single day at the Canadian Museum of History.

The Canadian Museum of History launches 2015-2016 season

April 21, 2015 /CNW/ – Hope and heroism. Greed and glory. Riots and revolts. You’ll find them all during the incredible 2015-2016 season at the Canadian Museum of History. Relive some of Canada’s most important milestones, with exhibitions on Terry Fox’s inspiring Marathon of Hope, the British Columbia gold rush and the tumultuous 30-year journey to Confederation, the birth of our country. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a…

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To celebrate the spring season, as of today Ontarians can order free Forget Me Not flower seeds and plant them on Saturday, May 16 as part of the second annual #SeedsofHope campaign.

The #SeedsofHope campaign is growing!

TORONTO, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ – Gardening is about hope and optimism. It’s about knowing that after winter’s cold, spring will arrive and flowers will bloom again.  To celebrate the season, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario is inviting all Ontarians to order free Forget Me Not flower seeds and plant them on Saturday, May 16 as part of its second annual #SeedsofHope campaign. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell…

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"The #NowOrNever campaign is our first collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Team.

Pan American Games brand campaign to drive awareness

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ – With just 79 days remaining until the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games kick off, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) launched on Wednesday its #NowOrNever campaign, the first-ever COC marketing initiative supporting athlete storytelling around the Pan American Games. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend Print for later Bookmark in Browser

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Canadian innovator Sigmadek launches game-changing 'high-tech' deck design that takes safety to a new level

Canadian homeowners ignoring deck safety

TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ – Sixty percent of Canadian homeowners have a wooden deck but one quarter of those homeowners admit they’ve never fully inspected their deck for safety to avoid a potential fatal collapse – even though the average deck in Canada today is 10 years old, according to a new Ipsos poll. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend Print for later Bookmark in Browser

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“These changes will strengthen our economy, create thousands of jobs and generate $4 billion for investment in infrastructure projects — representing the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario’s history. By making smart business decisions now — decisions that unlock the value of assets and that ensure that every public dollar is at work for the people of Ontario — we are positioning our province to thrive, long into the future.”

Kathleen Wynne

Premier of Ontario

Ownership of Hydro One to be Broadened with $4 Billion Raised to be Invested in Infrastructure Projects

April 16, 2015 12:00 P.M.  Office of the Premier-  Ontario is moving ahead with its plan to unlock the value of certain public assets to help support unprecedented investments in transit, transportation and other priority infrastructure projects through the Moving Ontario Forward plan. This represents the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario’s history. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend Print for later Bookmark in Browser

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“The Ontario government provides a variety of tax credits and benefits to eligible single people and families through the personal income tax system. We want to make sure people file their tax returns so they don’t miss out on benefits and credits they may be eligible for.”

Charles Sousa

Minister of Finance

Tax Filing Deadline Is Approaching

April 15, 2015 11:30 A.M. Ministry of Finance – The Ontario government is committed to creating a brighter, stronger future by providing a variety of tax credits and benefits to eligible individuals and families. File your tax return by April 30 to receive tax credits and benefits that may be available to you in a timely manner. You may be eligible regardless of whether you have received social assistance or did not earn…

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