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Upcoming Event: 🎭 DramaWay Productions' Annual Performance Showcase 2023 Spotlights over 100 Performers of ALL Abilities!

01-Jun-2023 08:00 AM

DramaWay Productions is delighted to announce its long-awaited return to the stage following two years of online classes and virtual showcases. Join us for an unforgettable weekend Saturday, June 3rd (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.) and Sunday, June 4th (11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) at Toronto's Papermill Theatre, to celebrate the exceptional artistic achievements of ...
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ONTARIO JOBS 💵👨‍🔧🚘👩‍🔧 Ontario Building the Auto Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

31-May-2023 04:38 PM

- New program will introduce students to good-paying careers in growing auto sector - The Ontario government is investing nearly $6 million to support 14 innovative projects to connect the next generation of workers to the province’s growing auto sector. These projects, part of the Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network’s Regional Future Workforce ...
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Ministers Champagne and Ng Meet With North American Counterparts, Industry and Universities on Building Continental Semiconductor Supply Chain

31-May-2023 04:33 PM

On May 19, 2023 the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, concluded a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., where they took part in the first-ever North American semiconductor ...
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💵 Canadian Venture Capital funding falls off a cliff in Q1, 2023

31-May-2023 12:00 PM

- VC investing barely above $1 billion, a decline of 69% from Q1, 2022 and 64% from Q1, 2021 - *** All dollar ($) figures in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. As anticipated, a perfect storm arrived on the shores of venture capital in Q1, 2023 given the public market turmoil affecting technology stocks, the ongoing stickiness in higher ...
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☎️ Local 10-Digit Dialing Becomes Mandatory in Northern Ontario on May 31

31-May-2023 08:00 AM

Starting May 31, 10-digit dialing will become mandatory for all local calls in northern Ontario, currently served by area code 807. Local calls dialed with seven digits will be interrupted by a network message asking the caller to hang up and redial using 10 digits – the area code and the seven digit number. For Tbaytel Home Phone and Business ...
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  CANSEC 2023 to Feature Defence News, Military Support to Ukraine

30-May-2023 06:11 PM

Canada's largest defence, security and cybersecurity trade show returns to Ottawa on May 31 and June 1/ There is an opportunitys for participants to walk the show floor, hear from Canadian defence leadership, and speak directly with Canadian companies contributing to the Ukrainian war effort and the Canadian defence industrial base. CANSEC 2023 ...
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency Takes Action to Address Forever Chemicals in the Environment

30-May-2023 04:40 PM

In keeping with its mandate to protect the health and safety of Canadians and the environment, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is initiating the process to implement an interim standard for domestic and imported biosolids contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) or "forever chemicals" sold in Canada as commercial ...
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URGENT NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCT RECALL - Nestlé Health Science Announces Voluntary Recall of Nature's Bounty Kids Multivitamin Gummies

30-May-2023 02:24 PM

Nestlé Health Science is issuing a voluntary recall of select skus and batch codes of Nature's Bounty Kids Multivitamin Gummies in Canada. The recall is due to the label omitting the directions that the gummies format is not intended for those under four years of age. The risk classification associated with this product is a Type II recall. ...
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💻 World's First Mini-PC with Solid-State Active Cooling Debuts at ZOTAC COMPUTEX 2023

30-May-2023 12:00 PM

- Pioneering hardware, AI edge computing solutions, and Sony Animation partnership to be showcased on May 30, 2023 - ZOTAC Technology, a pioneering global manufacturer of innovative hardware solutions, will return to COMPUTEX 2023 to showcase its continual push for innovation. At this year's exhibition, ZOTAC will unveil a series of ZBOX Mini PC ...
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✈️🧳 Air Canada Unveils its Most Comprehensive Winter Sun Schedule to Popular Vacation Destinations

30-May-2023 11:04 AM

- New flights from Toronto to Monterrey and Fort-de-France. - New flights from Montreal to La Romana and Los Cabos. - Overall 8% more sun capacity versus 2019 pre-pandemic schedule. - Up to 50% more capacity from Vancouver to Mexico, Miami, Phoenix, Las Vegas. - Air Canada today announced the strategic expansion of its winter sun network that ...
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Happening Now: 🖼️ Focused on Nature Presents The Living Sea: Fragile Beauty Exhibition in Toronto

30-May-2023 10:27 AM

Focused on Nature is pleased to announce the arrival of Prince Hussain Aga Khan's Living Sea - Fragile Beauty exhibition in Toronto. This exhibition offers a captivating lens into a striking underwater world and presents a powerful message about the impact of climate change and human activity on our delicate marine ecosystems. Photos of diverse ...
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Unit4's State of the Digital Nation 2023 Survey Shows Public Sector Needs to Accelerate Investment to Improve Citizen Services

30-May-2023 08:00 AM

- International data indicates program delivery contends with inconsistent goal setting and increased pressure for efficiencies - Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for people-centric organizations, today announced the findings of its 2023 State of the Digital Nation survey, which examined the progress in digital transformation made ...
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Sephora's Colour iQ Shade Matching Technology Inspires New Immersive Installation

29-May-2023 08:33 PM

- Sephora Illumination, powered by Colour iQ, was created using more than 140,000 shades of diverse Canadians who found their unique match through Sephora's free in-store service. - As part of its mission to build a more inclusive beauty community, the beauty retailer will donate $140,000 to organizations within its Beauty Insider Charity Rewards ...
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Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki to Visit Canada

29-May-2023 06:36 PM

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, will visit Canada on June 2, 2023. During the visit, Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Morawiecki will hold a bilateral meeting to address the regional defence and security challenges resulting from Russia's brutal and unjustifiable war of ...
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💻💵 IBM Launches $100 Million Partnership with Global Universities to Develop Novel Technologies Towards a 100,000-Qubit Quantum-Centric Supercomputer

29-May-2023 04:21 PM

- Landmark 10-year partnerships with the University of Tokyo and the University of Chicago to develop a new paradigm of high-performance computing. - IBM Quantum milestones to lay foundation for integration of large-scale classical and quantum systems. - Collaborations will develop detailed blueprint to pioneer quantum-centric supercomputing - At ...
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JOBS Canada And Finland Sign New Youth Mobility Agreement

29-May-2023 02:28 PM

The Government of Canada continues to create new opportunities abroad for Canadian youth to experience other cultures and form lasting relationships. The Government of Canada also seeks to provide international youth with meaningful work and life experiences in Canada. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister ...
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ONTARIO 🏠💵 Canada And Ontario Build Over 260 Housing Units Across Ontario

29-May-2023 12:00 PM

The Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario announced an investment of over $46 million to support the construction of 267 new affordable housing units across Ontario. Over $30 million is from the Government of Canada and over $15 million is from the Province of Ontario. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and ...
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🧑👧 UAE Ministry of Interior Launches Pioneering Strategy to Use AI to Protect Children Online

29-May-2023 10:12 AM

- The UAE Ministry of Interior launches new Child Protection Strategy to tackle the surge of online child abuse at the United Nations Human Rights Council's 43rd Session of the Universal Periodic Review. - UAE intends to promote a holistic approach for child protection, which empowers children, upholds values and creates a safe and cohesive ...
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  Prime Minister Announces New Sanctions in Support of Ukraine and Funding for Nuclear Safety and Security

29-May-2023 08:00 AM

Canada stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Ukraine as it defends itself in the face of Russia's war of aggression, and we will continue to support the Ukrainian people for as long as it takes. On May 19, 2023 at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated that Canada condemns Russia's brutal and unjustifiable war of ...
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Ottawa Welcomes President of Iceland and First Lady for Official State Visit

28-May-2023 06:41 PM

- Key agenda issues include the environment and blue economy, language preservation and youth mental health and well-being - His Excellency Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland and First Lady, Eliza Reid are scheduled for an official visit and will be in Ottawa on Sunday May 28. This will be the first Icelandic state visit to Canada since ...
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💵💳 New Details Of Credit Card Fee Reductions Reveal A Big Win For Small Business

28-May-2023 04:25 PM

Coming reductions in credit card processing fees will be a big win for small businesses, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland unveiled important details from the federal government's agreement with Visa and Mastercard to lower credit card fees at a CFIB member bookstore in Brampton, ...
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🦠🔬💵 Emerging Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance Research Funding Opportunity Now Open

27-May-2023 04:06 PM

The window of opportunity to participate in a new initiative tackling major threats posed by emerging pathogens and antimicrobial resistance is now open and BC researchers interested in applying should register by May 30th. The Genomic Monitoring of Pathogens in Water (GeMPaW) initiative is a $10 million Genome Canada investment to help Canada ...
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STATEMENT: Canada and Kenya Conclude Successful Meeting on Immigration

27-May-2023 02:36 PM

On May 19, 2023 the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Dr. Alfred N. Mutua, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, issued the following statement: "This week, Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Sean Fraser, and Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for ...
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Smilegate Launches New Mobile RPG 'OUTERPLANE' Globally

27-May-2023 12:00 PM

Smilegate globally released its highly anticipated new mobile turn-based role-playing game (RPG) 'OUTERPLANE'. The game is now available in multiple languages, including Korean, English, and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) in over 170 countries. Developed by VA Games and serviced by Smilegate, 'OUTERPLANE' is a turn-based RPG that follows the ...
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