Quebec

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake issues statement as Bill C-218 enters the home stretch

Vendredi, juin 18, 2021 - 10:01pm

We have been crystal clear since day one on this issue: amended, the Mohawks of Kahnaw:ke do not oppose Bill C-218.

Key Points: 
  • We have been crystal clear since day one on this issue: amended, the Mohawks of Kahnaw:ke do not oppose Bill C-218.
  • What we have requested, however, is equally evident: the accommodation of Indigenous interests and the protection of our economic future in gaming.
  • Nor is it out of scope with the intent of Bill C-218, as has been alleged by some Senators.
  • As per the MCK Communications Protocol, all media requests must be arranged through the Public Relations / Communications Unit

Health Canada decides to ignore facts and scientific evidence, and chooses to overregulate vaping products

Vendredi, juin 18, 2021 - 9:33pm

We now have a less harmful alternative that consumer enjoy, and Health Canada is going to great lengths to prevent adult smokers from switching."

Key Points: 
  • We now have a less harmful alternative that consumer enjoy, and Health Canada is going to great lengths to prevent adult smokers from switching."
  • "Governments across Canada want to decrease smoking incidence and the data shows that vaping can help achieve that objective," said Mr. Gagnon.
  • "If smoking rates in Canada start to increase, I hope Health Canada will conduct an honest assessment of this regulatory decision and rectify their mistake."
  • "It is already illegal to sell vaping products to minors and it is also illegal to sell vaping products with confectionary or dessert flavours that could be deemed appealing to youth.

Darkhorse Technologies Ltd. Pens Landmark Agreement with the World-Famous Holland & Fallon's Harraton Court Stables

Vendredi, juin 18, 2021 - 4:00pm

Montreal, Quebec--(Newsfile Corp. - June 18, 2021) - Darkhorse Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" and/or "Darkhorse") is pleased to announce it has entered into a landmark digital asset Partnership Agreement with the Darryll Holland and Kieren Fallon owned Harraton Court Stables ("Harraton Court").

Key Points: 
  • Montreal, Quebec--(Newsfile Corp. - June 18, 2021) - Darkhorse Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" and/or "Darkhorse") is pleased to announce it has entered into a landmark digital asset Partnership Agreement with the Darryll Holland and Kieren Fallon owned Harraton Court Stables ("Harraton Court").
  • Initially, Harraton Court will experiment with cryptocurrencies as a way for horseracing enthusiasts to potentially own a racehorse and reward loyal fans with special discounts and race day experiences.
  • Harraton Court Stables lie on the north-west edge of the modern conurbation of Newmarket.
  • Today, Harraton Court Stables is an exciting new racing and training operation, led by top international Group 1 winning jockey, Darryll Holland as head trainer, alongside six-time champion jockey, Kieren Fallon.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grants a « Breakthrough Device Designation » to the MIScoli™, an innovative vertebral body tethering device to treat idiopathic scoliosis

Vendredi, juin 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

The MIScoli system is one of a few VBT devices that are under investigation, or limited market release, in many countries.

Key Points: 
  • The MIScoli system is one of a few VBT devices that are under investigation, or limited market release, in many countries.
  • Various medical device developers have committed to developing VBT solutions to serve an unmet need in the scoliosis surgical treatment market.
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a common and under diagnosed condition amongst adolescents across the world.
  • Spino-Modulation focuses on the development of the MIScoli system, including sponsoring a pivotal clinical trial in Canada.

Birks Group Reports Its Fiscal 2021 Results

Jeudi, juin 17, 2021 - 10:36pm

Birks Group Inc. (the Company or Birks Group) (NYSE American: BGI), today reported its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 27, 2021.

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  • Birks Group Inc. (the Company or Birks Group) (NYSE American: BGI), today reported its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 27, 2021.
  • Total operating expenses were $59.2 million in the fiscal year ended March 27, 2021, representing a decrease of $11.8 million, or 16.6%, as compared to fiscal 2020.
  • The Companys fiscal 2021 EBITDA(1) was $2.6 million, an increase of $4.3 million compared to EBITDA(1) of negative $1.7 million for fiscal 2020.
  • Financial overview for the fiscal 2021:
    Net sales were $143.1 million for fiscal 2021, a decrease of $26.3 million, or 15.5% compared to net sales of $169.4 million in fiscal 2020.

Sherweb Launches Exclusive ITSM Offering for MSPs - Accelerating Partners Business Transformation

Jeudi, juin 17, 2021 - 8:43pm

Sherweb, an award-winning cloud marketplace leader, has launched an early adoption program for its all-in-one IT service management (ITSM) solution, C2 MSP.

Key Points: 
  • Sherweb, an award-winning cloud marketplace leader, has launched an early adoption program for its all-in-one IT service management (ITSM) solution, C2 MSP.
  • This exclusive, customizable solution was developed specifically to help streamline and automate cloud business operations, simplifying the delivery of managed IT services and improving partners end-client experience.
  • C2 MSP is a modern and simple ITSM that automates, standardizes, documents and tracks all of an MSPs time-consuming tasks, without having to hire more staff.
  • Saving our partners time and money, allowing them to focus on their business, said Matthew Cassar, Sherwebs Co-CEO.

Videoconference of provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie

Jeudi, juin 17, 2021 - 8:01pm

This is the message that the provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie wanted to convey at their annual meeting.

Key Points: 
  • This is the message that the provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie wanted to convey at their annual meeting.
  • The Government of Quebec has assumed the provincial-territorial co-chairmanship of the Ministers' Council on the Canadian Francophonie (MCCF) since June 2019.
  • The Ministers' Council on the Canadian Francophonie (MCCF), created in 1994,is the only intergovernmental forum that brings together the ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie.
  • Visit the Ministers' Council on the Canadian Francophonie website at www.cmfc-mccf.ca .

Recently launched: Pooled Employer Plans available on the Benetic Marketplace

Jeudi, juin 17, 2021 - 7:14pm

Adding PEPs is yet another step forward in expanding the Benetic Marketplace to include the solutions advisors are looking for in the modern retirement plan market.

Key Points: 
  • Adding PEPs is yet another step forward in expanding the Benetic Marketplace to include the solutions advisors are looking for in the modern retirement plan market.
  • As early Benetic adopter Mike Duckett, Fiduciary Consultant and Client Advocate at the Lockton Companies states: It's tremendously exciting to learn how Benetic can help advisors compare the EZ(k) Flex PEP with other PEPs and with traditional single employer plans.
  • As Benetic CEO Ray Conley explains: PEPs offer a great solution for advisors seeking to deliver innovative retirement plans to their clients.
  • The Benetic Marketplace gives advisors the ability to instantly compare PEPs alongside traditional solutions with a detailed analysis that is ready for client presentation in minutes.

Manasie Akpaliapik. Inuit Universe. The Raymond Brousseau Collection

Jeudi, juin 17, 2021 - 5:54pm

The Raymond Brousseau Collection will enable visitors to undertake a unique, exciting journey to the northern territory.

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  • The Raymond Brousseau Collection will enable visitors to undertake a unique, exciting journey to the northern territory.
  • Theexhibition proposes an outstanding collection of 40 sculptures, produced between 1997 and 2003, drawn mainly from the Raymond Brousseau Collection.
  • The Raymond Brousseau Collection broaches varied, captivating themes: Animals; Talilayuq, Goddess of the Sea; Stories and Legends; The Inuit and His Culture; The Sacred Owl; and Shamanism.
  • La collection Raymond Brousseau, an exhibition developed by the Muse national des beaux-arts du Qubec.