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Amazon Canada Launches New Monthly Prime Membership Plan
SEATTLE, WA: Amazon Canada today introduced a monthly membership option for Prime members. At $7.99, the monthly option offers Prime members in Canada an alternative to the existing annual membership, which is $79.

Government of Canada makes a significant Coastal Restoration Fund ...
INUVIK, NT, May 24: The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan that will make our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for the benefit of all Canadians and future ...

Canadian Paralympic Committee seeking Canada's next Paralympians in ...
OTTAWA: The Canadian Paralympic Committee will be on the lookout for Canada's next great athletes with two Paralympian Search events heading to Victoria and Montreal on May 26 and June 9.

The Translation Bureau strengthens its partnerships with the language ...
GATINEAU, QC: The Translation Bureau is solidifying its position as a centre of excellence for linguistic services and supports the Government of Canada in its commitment to promoting official languages.

Construction begins for a new affordable housing project in Regina
REGINA: The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Regina and Silver Sage Holdings Ltd., officially announced funding for the construction of a six-unit rental housing project, including support services, for hard-to-house families.

Jean-Marc Eustache inducted into Canadian Travel Hall of Fame
MONTREAL, May 18: Transat A.T. Inc. is pleased to acknowledge the induction of its President and Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Marc Eustache, into the Canadian Travel Hall of Fame, as announced at the TravelPulse Canada Reader's Choice Awards ceremony last night in Toronto.

New Government of Canada fund to help reduce climate change impacts ...
GATINEAU, QC, May 18: Investing in disaster mitigation and adaptation infrastructure projects to strengthen communities against the effects of climate change is critical to protecting the lives and livelihoods of Canadians, promoting economic growth, and strengthening the middle class.

The CBSA launches investigations into certain sucker rods from China
OTTAWA, May 18: The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching an investigation into whether or not certain sucker rods from China are being sold at unfair prices in Canada. It will also investigate whether or not subsidies are being applied to certain sucker rods ...

Canada and Quebec support better public transit services for ...
SHEBROOKE, QC, May 18: The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that investing in public transit infrastructure is crucial to economic growth, reducing air pollution, and creating inclusive communities where everyone has access to public services and job opportunities.

Canada's Cannabis Boom Could Be Taking Off Soon
LONDON, May 18: Ten years ago, Netflix introduced a brand-new business model known as streaming. The idea began with a modest 1,000 titles, but the site now boasts over 100 million users in more than 190 countries, consuming a massive 37 percent of all internet traffic at peak hours.

British Columbia bullish on Indian tech firms: Indian-origin ...
Vancouver, May 18 : From Canada, that boasts of a first Indian-origin Defence Minister in Harjit Singh Sajjan, here is the story of another Indian-origin woman migrant who has risen to become a minister in the government of the British Columbia -- the Western-most province of the country known for ...

Trudeau positive on reaching new NAFTA deal with US, Mexico
New York, May 18 : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed his confidence that Canada, the US and Mexico could reach a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Rome Masters: Nadal eyes quarter-final spot
Rome [Italy], May 17 : World number two Rafael Nadal continues his quest for the record-breaking eighth Rome Masters title when he locks horns with Canada's Denis Shapovalov in the last-16 of the men's singles event here on Thursday.

Western Canadians Benefit from Improved Community Spaces
OTTAWA: Investing in community and cultural infrastructure is essential to maintaining dynamic and inclusive communities. Community and cultural facilities are places where families can play, neighbours can meet and Canadians can celebrate the many cultures that make up our country. They are at the ...

Canada's beer taxes 5 times higher (and rising) than U.S. beer taxes
OTTAWA, May 7, 2018 : A new report, Beer Taxes: A Canadian - U.S. Comparison, shows that U.S. state and federal taxes on beer average just over USD 4 per case of 24, while comparable provincial and federal taxes in Canada are five times higher and average more than USD 20 per case.

Bunzl Canada's Candidate Wins Great Canadian Sales Competition
BURLINGTON, ON: Bunzl Canada (bunzlcanada.ca) today announced its candidate was the winner of the annual Great Canadian Sales Competition in Toronto. The winner and runners up were announced at a gala evening hosted annually at Corus Quay and attended by corporate sponsors and contest finalists.

This Vision Health Month, Bausch + Lomb gives Canadians the gift of ...
TORONTO: This May for Vision Health Month, Bausch + Lomb Canada is launching the Why Eye Care campaign to raise awareness for eye health and inspire Canadians to get involved. Today in Canada, over 4.25 million Canadians are living with a serious eye disease.

Canada's investment in Toyota supports thousands of jobs in Ontario
CAMBRIDGE, ON: With its talented workers, world-class companies, and innovative technologies, Canada's auto sector is well positioned to design and build cars that meet the needs of people today and tomorrow.

Federal government supports creation of advanced manufacturing centre ...
BURLINGTON: The Government of Canada is committed to creating good middle-class jobs, growth and long-term prosperity by investing in Canada's advanced manufacturing sector to promote innovation and global competitiveness.

Profits Continue, Innovation is the Way Forward for Canada Post
OTTAWA: The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) welcomes yet another profitable result from Canada Post Corporation (CPC) for 2017.

Veterans Affairs Canada now accepting applications for new Veteran ...
OTTAWA: Research and innovation is vital to improving the well-being of Veterans and their families. This is why the Government of Canada is investing USD 12 million over the next four years in the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund.

Lorex Launches New CAT6 Underground 10Gbps Cable
MARKHAM, ON: Lorex Technology - a leader in small business and consumer security systems based in Canada - has just released a new outdoor, underground CAT6 cable. This new CAT6 cable has drastic improvements over older CAT5/CAT5e models, including faster transfer speed capabilities, weather ...

World University of Design partners with 6 reputed international ...
New Delhi , May 15 (NewsVoir): World University of Design (WUD), a UGC recognised university and India's first and only university dedicated to education in the creative domain, has announced academic collaborations with six international universities across UK, Canada and France.

Harvest One Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Dream Water
VANCOUVER: Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV:HVT) ("Harvest One" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has today entered into definitive agreements to complete the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Dream Water Products Canada Inc. ("Dream Water Canada") and Sarpes Beverages, LLC (dba ...

The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory celebrates 100 years of ...
VICTORIA: Staff and friends of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory gathered to recognize a century of discovery and celebrate the telescope that helped shape early knowledge of the Milky Way. On May 6, 1918, the first light fell onto photographic plates at the Plaskett Telescope, beginning ...

Life Fitness Brings Apple GymKit to Canada
ROSEMONT, Ill: Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, announced that it has partnered with Equinox, a leading high performance lifestyle destination, to launch the first Apple GymKit-enabled health club in Canada. Equinox's Yorkville location in Toronto is the first club ...

White Castle Sliders Head To Walmart Grocery Aisles Across Canada
COLUMBUS, Ohio: White Castle, home of The Original Slider, announced its expansion into Walmart stores across Canada with its most popular item, the 6-pack White Castle cheeseburger sliders. After becoming one of the top selling sandwiches in grocery aisles across the U.S., the sliders are now ...

Hikvision Supports 23rd Annual Gala for Starlight Children's ...
MONTREAL: Hikvision Canada Inc., a top provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and the leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, participated in the 23rd Annual Starlight Children's Foundation Gala to raise funds in ...

Canada's top educators honoured at national awards ceremony
OTTAWA: The Government of Canada recognizes the important role that educators in all regions play in preparing young Canadians to become the leaders, innovators and middle-class workers of tomorrow.

Canadian Turtles in Trouble
WINDSOR, ON: The Midland Painted Turtle, a familiar sight along Ontario lakeshores and ponds, is now in trouble. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) added this turtle to a growing list of species found to be at risk in the region between Toronto and Windsor, ...