Short-term rental operators in Toronto must file and pay the Municipal Accommodation Tax

02-Apr-2021 12:00 PM

- Short-term rental operators in Toronto must file and pay the Municipal Accommodation Tax for the 2021 first quarter by April 30. - Short-term rental operators in Toronto must file and pay the Municipal Accommodation Tax for the 2021 first quarter by April 30 Short-term rental operators renting homes or rooms for periods of less than 28 ...

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Hydro-Québec to work on bringing to the commercialization stage hydrogen storage technology

23-Mar-2021 10:22 PM

New hydrogen storage technology is a step-closer thanks to a new research and innovation agreement between Hydro-Québec's Center of Excellence in Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage (CETEES) and the University of South Wales (USW). The two organisations have signed commercial agreements to transfer the patented hydrogen storage ...

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Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Powered by Ballard Have Now Driven Over 75 Million Kilometers - Enough to Circle the Globe 1,870

23-Mar-2021 01:02 PM

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLDP) today announced that the Company's proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell technology and products have now powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles – or FCEVs – in commercial Heavy- and Medium-Duty Motive applications for an industry-leading cumulative total of more than 75 million kilometers on roads ...

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Aviva Canada further reduces personal auto rates, passing on savings to drivers in Ontario

22-Mar-2021 02:33 PM

Aviva Canada auto insurance customers in Ontario can expect up to 20 per cent premium reduction when their policies renew on or after June 15, 2021. Currently, Aviva Canada personal auto insurance customers in Ontario already receive a 5 per cent reduced premium, introduced last August. The new reduced premium will also apply to new customers from ...

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IKEA Canada uses food scraps as ingredients in their new cookbook

22-Mar-2021 12:00 PM

- The IKEA ScrapsBook aims to reduce food waste and inspire home cooks. - To enable Canadians to live more sustainably at home, IKEA Canada releases the new IKEA ScrapsBook cookbook, a collaborative project with 10 North American chefs featuring unique recipes using kitchen scraps. As part of its ambition to become a circular and climate positive ...

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Employment in Canada Decreased by 100,800 Jobs in February 2021

22-Mar-2021 10:23 AM

Employment in Canada decreased by 100,800 jobs from January to February according to the February 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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Half of Canadians aren't confident public spaces are being properly disinfected

22-Mar-2021 08:00 AM

Despite Canadians' excitement to re-engage and be out in the world in the months ahead, there are still concerns that high-touch public areas aren't being disinfected properly according to a Leger Survey commissioned by Clorox Canada (NYSE: CLX). Over half of Canadians say they are uncomfortable with how often public bathrooms (57%), door handles ...

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Largest Recruitment Campaign "KPMG Enterprise Virtual Office"

21-Mar-2021 07:41 PM

- KPMG in Québec announces the largest recruitment campaign in its history and launches the "KPMG Enterprise Virtual Office" initiative. - KPMG in Québec announces two initiatives: an unprecedented recruitment campaign aimed at adding nearly 450 experienced professionals in all of its business lines and the launch of the "KPMG Enterprise Virtual ...

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Toronto Hydro warns customers of increased phone scam activity

21-Mar-2021 03:33 PM

In response to an increase in fraudulent activity, Toronto Hydro encourages small business and residential customers to be alert for ongoing, sophisticated scams. The phone scam involves customers receiving a call from a fraudster – who usually masks their number – threatening to immediately disconnect power if the customer doesn't make a payment ...

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Canada Raising Awareness on Zero-Emission Vehicles

21-Mar-2021 12:00 PM

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Government of Canada remains committed to building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good, middle-class jobs and support the natural resource sectors. Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan Jr., today announced a federal investment of $50,000 in ...

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The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Sets the Record for the World's Most Expensive Whiskey

21-Mar-2021 08:00 AM

- The Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Sets the Record for the World's Most Expensive Whiskey Collection in Partnership With Fabergé. - The Rarest, Triple-Distilled, Single Malt Irish Whiskey and First Fabergé Celtic Egg sells for $2 million. - A new world record has been achieved for the world's most expensive whiskey collectors' set, following the global ...

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OPSEU/SEFPO leaders: Humber nursing degree proof colleges are ready for a bigger role

20-Mar-2021 06:22 PM

The leaders of OPSEU/SEFPO are applauding Humber College for becoming the province's first public college to offer a standalone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. "This is great news and it's proof-positive that our public colleges can play a vital role in filling the gaps in public services that have been laid bare during the ...

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Canada Invests in Smart Grid Technology in Alberta

20-Mar-2021 04:33 PM

The Government of Canada is building a low-emissions energy future to increase our competitiveness, create jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This is more important than ever as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Honourable Jim Carr, Special Representative for the Prairies, on behalf of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, ...

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Rapid Housing Initiative will exceed targets by creating more than 4,700 new homes for Canadians

20-Mar-2021 12:00 PM

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada's recovery, as communities across the country are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children ...

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Search and Rescue stations across Ontario open for 2021 recreational boating season

19-Mar-2021 06:22 PM

Four of the Canadian Coast Guard's seasonally operated lifeboat stations on the Great Lakes will open on March 22, 2021. This includes the stations in Amherstburg, Kingston, Port Dover, and Port Weller, Ontario. The Coast Guard's remaining lifeboat stations in Ontario on the Great Lakes will open on the following dates: Cobourg - April 2, 2021 ...

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PrettyLittleThing Turns Burj Khalifa Pink

19-Mar-2021 02:15 PM

-On Friday, 19th March watch a pretty light show like no other! - Friday, 19th March at 8.40pm will mark a magical moment when the world's tallest building and the epicentre of Dubai's bustling city life, Burj Khalifa, will be pretty in pink and lit up by fashion e-tailer PrettyLittleThing. Framed against the urban tapestry of the cosmopolitan ...

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Music Canada Launches Virtual "2020 Year in Review"

19-Mar-2021 10:06 AM

Music Canada, with the support of its Members - Sony Music Entertainment Canada, Universal Music Canada and Warner Music Canada - is pleased to announce the release of the 2020 Year in Review, offering a virtual, expansive view of the organization's work this year. The cancellation of JUNO Week 2020, traditionally a week that provides ...

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Government of Canada invests in research and technology to create jobs and produce non-emitting energy

18-Mar-2021 06:22 PM

- Support for small modular reactor research and technology development in New Brunswick to help produce non-emitting energy and reduce storage of nuclear waste. - Canada is poised to be a global leader in the safe and responsible development of small modular reactor (SMR) technology. SMRs, as a non-emitting source of energy, have the potential to ...

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Tim Hortons® welcomes back the CADBURY MINI EGGS Dream Donut

18-Mar-2021 02:31 PM

-Colourful, chocolatey and crunchy: Tim Hortons® welcomes back the CADBURY MINI EGGS® Dream Donut, available until April 6. - New season, new donut! Just in time for spring, Tim Hortons is excited to announce the return of an annual guest favourite, the CADBURY MINI EGGS® Dream Donut. The festive and delicious donut is dipped in white fondant and ...

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Government of Canada announces funding for project to raise awareness against human trafficking

07-Mar-2021 10:22 AM

Human trafficking is a heinous crime that devastates victims, survivors, their families, communities and society as a whole. It also disproportionately affects women and girls, as well as vulnerable and marginalized individuals. The Government of Canada is committed to ending human trafficking in all its forms, including sexual exploitation and ...

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COVID-19 Government of Canada helps over 30,000 research staff through ongoing COVID-19 cr

06-Mar-2021 12:00 PM

- Emergency fund supports wages and projects at universities and health research institutions. - During times of crisis and socio-economic disruption, researchers provide key knowledge that can pave the way for a more promising future for Canadians. Their research can offer clear and diverse insights to help Canada navigate complex social, ...

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada expanding Sydney office to reunite families and improve processing

06-Mar-2021 10:12 AM

In an effort to process more applications and reunite families faster, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is expanding its Case Processing Centre in Sydney, Nova Scotia. This includes the addition of new office space and the hiring of 62 new employees. The new space and additional staff will be primarily dedicated to family class ...

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Food safety: irradiation and essential oil vapours for cereal treatment

06-Mar-2021 08:00 AM

A combined treatment of irradiation and essential oil vapors could effectively destroy insects, bacteria and mold in stored grains. A team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), led by Professor Monique Lacroix, has demonstrated the effect of this process on insects affecting rice. The study was published in the Radiation ...

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Verkazia for the Treatment of Keratoconjunctivitis is now Publicly Reimbursed in Quebec

05-Mar-2021 06:33 PM

Santen Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, Santen), a global company focused exclusively on ophthalmology, today announced that Verkazia™ (cyclosporine topical ophthalmic emulsion 0.1% w/v) eye drops for the treatment of severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is now listed on the Quebec provincial formulary. ...

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