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Ontario liberals follow Donald Trump's lead on gutting government regulations

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2017) - Part of Ontario's new omnibus legislation, Bill 154, Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017, appears to be modelled on an executive order signed by US President Donald Trump - an order that forces the gutting of government regulations, says CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn. "It's hard to believe, but the Wynne government has put forward a Bill that is very similar to a much-maligned executive order from Donald Trump, which s[...]

2017.10.18 | Read more

Media Briefing: Supreme Court Showdown on Sports Betting

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2017) - In advance of the oral argument before the US Supreme Court in the matter of Christie vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association, a media briefing will be held on Friday, December 1, at the National Press Club at 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC. Speakers -- including Theodore B. Olson of Gibson Dunn, who will argue on behalf of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie -- will explain critical issues related to this seminal case, and provide [...]

2017.10.18 | Read more

Dr. Rob A. Rutenbar of the University of Pittsburgh Honored with 2017 Phil Kaufman Award

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2017) - Dr. Rob A. Rutenbar, senior vice chancellor for Research at the University of Pittsburgh, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic System Design. The award is presented yearly by the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). The award ceremony and dinner will be held in Silicon Valley, Calif., Thurs[...]

2017.10.18 | Read more

Convenience Stores raise $82,500 for Children's Wish Foundation

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - October 18, 2017) - The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is proud to help celebrate Small Business Week in Canada by presenting a cheque for $82,500 to the Children's Wish Foundation, which was raised during the first National Convenience Store Day. Launched in Atlantic Canada in 2012, for the first time, National Convenience Store Day was held in every province on August 30th to celebrate the contributions of convenience stores to their communities and [...]

2017.10.18 | Read more

iDirect Government Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2017) - In 2007, iDirect Government (iDirectGov) was established as a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, which set the groundwork for the company to better serve its U.S. government customers. Ten years later, iDirectGov has become a leading provider of satellite communications to the military and government. Highlights of the company's 10 years include: 2007 - After five years as the Federal Group within VT, IDirect, iDirectGov become[...]

2017.10.18 | Read more

Tourism Jasper Selects MediaValet to Manage Global Brand Assets

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 18, 2017) - MediaValet Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MVP), a leading provider of cloud-based digital asset management (DAM) software, is happy to announce that Tourism Jasper, the official marketing organization of Jasper, Alberta and Jasper National Park, has selected MediaValet to create a central media library to manage their extensive and rapidly growing collection of brand assets. As the keepers of the Jasper brand, Tourism Jasper relies on marketing campaigns [...]

2017.10.18 | Read more

NOVAGOLD Announces Departure of Director

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) (NYSE American:NG) today announced the resignation of Marc Faber from NOVAGOLD’s Board of Directors effective immediately. About NOVAGOLD NOVAGOLD is a well-financed precious metals company focused on the permitting and development of its 50%-owned Donlin Gold project in Alaska, one of the safest mining jurisdictions in the world. With approximately 39 million ounces of gold in the measured a[...]

2017.10.17 | Read more

AVST and collab9 Release FedRAMP Authorized Joint UCaaS Offering

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2017) - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) today announced that its industry-leading Unified Communications (UC) platform, CX-E, is now hosted within collab9's FedRAMP(SM) authorized cloud UC infrastructure. This follows the earlier announcement that AVST and collab9 had entered a partnership to deliver a joint solution to federal, state and local government entities. In 2016, collab9 was the first UC cloud service provider [...]

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MagicCube Partners with PCI Security Standards Council to Improve Payment Data Security Worldwide

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - October 17, 2017) - MagicCube, the creator of the world's only Software Trusted Execution Environment platform (sTEE™), today announced it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council. As a Participating Organization, MagicCube will contribute to the standards development process and work with a community of more than 800 organizations to improve payment security worldwide through the ongoing development of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which provide[...]

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K92 Announces High Grade Kora Exploration Drill Results Including 3.4m at 9.94 g/t Au, 55 g/t Ag and 5.97% Cu in Drill Hole KMDD0016

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 17, 2017) - Results include: 3.4m at 9.94 g/t Au, 55 g/t Ag and 5.97% Cu (19.78 g/t AuEq), including 0.35m at 28.4 g/t Au, 157 g/t Ag and 12.8% Cu in drill hole KMDD0016 4.45m at 9.2 g/t Au, 7.71 g/t Ag and 0.51% Cu (10.18 g/t AuEq), including 1.15m at 32.47 g/t Au, 15.2 g/t Ag and 1.03% Cu in drill hole KMDD0015 K92 Mining Inc. ("K92") (TSX VENTURE:KNT)(OT[...]

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"Ontario hospitals don't want you to know that violence against hospital staff is real and rampant," says union taking public awareness campaign to radio today

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 17, 2017) - A small investment in a Plexiglass barrier would have prevented a patient from stabbing a Perth/Smiths Falls hospital admitting clerk in the neck. Better alarms would have enabled nurses at Hamilton's St. Joseph's Health Centre to summon help when a patient, asked to take his medication, became violent. A nurse at a Royal Ottawa site was stabbed repeatedly by a previously violent patient and the hospital fined earlier this summer fo[...]

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Rabobank and UN Environment kick-start $1 billion program to catalyze sustainable food production

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2017) - Rabobank -- the world's leading food and agricultural bank -- announces its global activation program, 'Kickstart Food', to accelerate the transition to a sustainable food supply. One of the first steps in this program will be the launch of a one billion dollar facility to initiate land restoration and forest protection initiatives. Focus on Four Food Issues The facility is being launched in partnership with UN Environment. It [...]

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Trevali reports record Q3-2017 production

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2017) - Trevali Mining Corporation ("Trevali" or the "Company") (TSX:TV)(OTCQX:TREVF)(LMA:TV)(FRANKFURT:4TI) reports record consolidated third quarter ("Q3") 2017 preliminary production results of 58.4-million payable lbs. of zinc, 12.5-million payable lbs. of lead and 433,442 payable ounces of silver, including September 2017 monthly production from the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia and Perkoa mine in Burkina Faso that were both ac[...]

2017.10.16 | Read more

Brandeis' WorkAround Wins Best Student Startup at Massachusetts' Largest Multi-School Pitch-Off

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2017) -  WorkAround from Brandeis University -- and its online platform matching U.S. companies in need of microwork with refugees -- bested a field of 12 student-run startups to take first place in the 5th Annual Beantown Throwdown. In addition to bragging rights, honors include thousands of dollars' worth of legal and marketing communications services and a guaranteed spot at MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) of Cambridge's annual Startup Spotlight, set[...]

2017.10.16 | Read more

Wealth Generators Draws Olympian and MonaVie Founder Henry Marsh to Executive Team

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2017) - Investview Corporation (OTCQB: INVU) wholly owned subsidiary Wealth Generators is pleased to announce that Henry Marsh, US Olympian and MonaVie Founder will be joining the company's Executive team. The company and Mr. Marsh have completed preliminary terms that will name him Ambassador of Goodwill and a nomination to the Board of Directors. Henry Marsh brings a lifetime of significant achievements and extensive experience in the netw[...]

2017.10.16 | Read more

NeighborWorks America trains community leaders and honors local heroes

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 16, 2017) - On Oct. 13, NeighborWorks America presented six individuals with its annual Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by community leaders. The recognition occurred during the NeighborWorks Community Leadership Institute, which strengthens the skills of residents and provides seed grants to help them execute action plans when they return home.Throughout the year, NeighborWorks America and [...]

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New Hampshire Judicial Branch Selects FirstLight as Key Internet and Data Center Provider

ALBANY, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2017) - FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today that the New Hampshire Judicial Branch has selected FirstLight to provide Internet and data center services for its system of 82 courts in 38 locations throughout the state. The New Hampshire Judicial Branch locations include supreme, superior, district, family and probate courts, from where IT services are provided to approximate[...]

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North Arrow Discovers Diamonds at the Mel Project, Nunavut

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 16, 2017) - North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NAR) is pleased to report the discovery of diamonds at the Company's 100% owned Mel Diamond Project on the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut. Highlights of this announcement include:Diamondiferous kimberlite float, including pieces up to 0.50 m in size, has been identified over a 100 m extent within, and to the north of, a small lake near the up-ice termination of a well-defined kimberlite indicator mineral (KI[...]

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Falco Announces Positive Feasibility Study Results on Horne 5 Gold Project

MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - October 16, 2017) - -Top Quartile Project at All-In Sustaining Costs of US$399/oz Au, net of By-Product Credits-All-In Cost (CAPEX plus OPEX) at US$643/oz Au -Annual Payable Gold Production of 219,000 Ounces for 15 Years-After-Tax IRR of 15.3%Falco Resources (TSX VENTURE: FPC) ("Falco" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of a feasibility study (the "Feasibility Study" ) prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") for the Com[...]

2017.10.16 | Read more

World Finance announces winners of 2017 GCC Investment and Development Awards

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2017) - In every country, the financial sector plays a central role in setting the pace of economic development. Nowhere is this more apparent, however, than across the economies of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), where a huge pivot towards the non-oil sector is crucial in securing future prosperity. The World Finance GCC Investment and Development Awards celebrate those in the sector that are striving to spur job-creating growth and imp[...]

2017.10.16 | Read more

WSP Appoints New Leader in Canada to Lead Growth in the Ports & Marine Market Sector

THORNHILL, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 13, 2017) - Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. WSP (TSX:WSP) is pleased to announce the appointment, in Canada, of Martijn van den Berk as Vice President of Ports & Marine, a newly created group within the company's Transportation National Business line. Mr. van den Berk brings to WSP more than 18 years of international project management experience in the ports and marine infrastructure en[...]

2017.10.13 | Read more

2017 Renewable Industries Forum: Bringing Together Canada's Low-Carbon Pioneers

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - October 13, 2017) - Renewable Industries Canada is pleased to host the 2017 Renewable Industries Forum in Ottawa next week on October 16-17. The annual event, now in its 14th year, will bring together experts from government, industry and academia to address Canada's priorities in climate change mitigation and adaptation. This year's agenda will tackle the challenges and opportunities confronting policy makers for reducing GHG emissions from transportation and the cri[...]

2017.10.13 | Read more

Beaconsfield Rewarded for its Drinking Water Conservation Efforts

BEACONSFIELD, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 13, 2017) - At the water excellence ceremony held by Réseau Environnement, the City of Beaconsfield was awarded a certificate of recognition for its various initiatives relating to conserving drinking water, as part of Réseau Environnement's Municipalité Écon'eau program. The Water Management Symposium that took place on October 11 and 12 aims to promote the communication and discussion of the shared opportuniti[...]

2017.10.13 | Read more

Hydropothecary announces it anticipates construction of its new 250,000 sq. ft. greenhouse to be completed for July 1, 2018

GATINEAU, QC--(Marketwired - October 12, 2017) - The Hydropothecary Corporation ("Hydropothecary" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: THCX) today announced that the construction of its 250,000 sq. ft. greenhouse is expected to be completed for July 1, 2018, when the adult use, recreational market is legalized. The Company held a groundbreaking ceremony today at its Gatineau facility, attended by Dr. Michael Munzar, Chairman of the Board at Hydropothecary; Mr. Steven MacKinnon, Member of Parliament [...]

2017.10.12 | Read more

Government, Education and Healthcare Leaders Honored for Innovative Uses of Technology to Protect Data

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - October 12, 2017) - The Center for Digital Government announced the winners of its seventh-annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards today. The annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards program, underwritten by McAfee, recognizes the cybersecurity-related contributions of state and local government, education and healthcare organizations and leaders. Winners are evaluated on creativity and leadership, the utilization of technology to achiev[...]

2017.10.12 | Read more

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