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EDC welcomes President and CEO’s reappointment

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

OTTAWA, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Export Development Canada (EDC) and its Board of Directors welcome the Government of Canadas decision to reappoint Mairead Lavery as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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  • OTTAWA, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Export Development Canada (EDC) and its Board of Directors welcome the Government of Canadas decision to reappoint Mairead Lavery as President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • During her first four years at the helm, Lavery helped steer EDC through the extraordinary global economic hardships brought on by the pandemic.
  • Since 2019, EDC released and updated several key policies Climate Change, Human Rights, and Transparency and Disclosure among them.
  • Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian businesses make an impact at home and abroad.

Rescheduled: Chalk River Laboratories Officially Breaks Ground on One of the Largest Nuclear Research Facilities Ever Constructed in Canada

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

On December 7, both AECL and CNL leadership will mark the start of construction of the exciting new complex one of the largest nuclear research facilities ever constructed in Canada.

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  • On December 7, both AECL and CNL leadership will mark the start of construction of the exciting new complex one of the largest nuclear research facilities ever constructed in Canada.
  • It will also support the national nuclear laboratorys other research priorities public health, environmental stewardship and global security.
  • It owns the Chalk River Laboratories, Canadas largest science and technology complex, and other nuclear sites.
  • As Canadas premier nuclear science and technology organization, CNL is a world leader in the development of innovative nuclear science and technology products and services.

10 days of paid sick leave now in force for nearly 1 million federally regulated workers across Canada

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Today, Minister of Labour, Seamus O'Regan Jr., announced that 10 days of paid sick leave (medical leave with pay) is now a reality in all federally regulated private sector workplaces .

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  • Today, Minister of Labour, Seamus O'Regan Jr., announced that 10 days of paid sick leave (medical leave with pay) is now a reality in all federally regulated private sector workplaces .
  • Ten days of paid sick leave means that more workers won't have to choose between getting well and getting paid.
  • Paid sick leave (medical leave with pay) is a paid job-protected leave under Part III of the Canada Labour Code that provides federally regulated private sector employees with up to 10 days of leave per year.
  • In a given year, some employees will require no paid sick leave, while others will require 10 days or more.

Dental Care Alliance Expands Texas Footprint with Addition of Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dental Care Alliance (DCA) is proud to announce the expansion of its footprint in the Dallas Fort Worth area with the addition of Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental. Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental is a four-doctor, two-location general dentistry practice with locations in Burleson and Alvarado, Texas, south of Fort Worth.

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  • Dental Care Alliance (DCA) is proud to announce the expansion of its footprint in the Dallas Fort Worth area with the addition of Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental.
  • Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental is a four-doctor, two-location general dentistry practice with locations in Burleson and Alvarado, Texas, south of Fort Worth.
  • SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dental Care Alliance (DCA) is proud to announce the expansion of its footprint in the Dallas Fort Worth area with the addition of Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental.
  • Alsbury Dental and Lifeway Dental is a four-doctor, two-location general dentistry practice with locations in Burleson and Alvarado, Texas, south of Fort Worth.

Indigenous Watchdog challenges Manitoba’s Speech from the Throne that commits to reconciliation

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

HAMILTON, Ontario, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Indigenous Watchdog tracks and reports on how reconciliation is progressing in Canada.

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  • HAMILTON, Ontario, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Indigenous Watchdog tracks and reports on how reconciliation is progressing in Canada.
  • To add even further insult, the conclusion of the Speech from the Throne repeats all the above priorities except, you guessed it - Advancing Reconciliation - which again is completely ignored and literally and physically erased from the document.
  • In the last Speech from the Throne the government committed to "significant efforts towards reconciliation" while the current government committed to "Advancing Reconciliation".
  • In the preamble to the speech, immediately after the Land Acknowledgement, the Speech states that "The crown underpins our constitutional relationships with the federal and provincial governments and Indigenous communities."

Government of Canada approves West Path Delivery 2023 Project

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Today, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that after a robust assessment by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) the Government of Canada has approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Limited (NGTL) West Path Delivery 2023 (WP2023) pipeline project with 34 binding conditions related to environmental protection, the involvement of Indigenous people in monitoring, safety and integrity, and employment and training.

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  • Today, The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that after a robust assessment by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) the Government of Canada has approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Limited (NGTL) West Path Delivery 2023 (WP2023) pipeline project with 34 binding conditions related to environmental protection, the involvement of Indigenous people in monitoring, safety and integrity, and employment and training.
  • The project will add approximately 40 kilometres of new natural gas pipeline in southwestern Alberta to the existing 25,000-kilometre NGTL system.
  • Construction of the project will create over 1,160 full-time jobs in Alberta and contribute roughly $180 million to Alberta's gross domestic product.
  • During the Commission of the CER's hearing, NGTL refined the project routing, which shortened the pipeline to just under 40 kilometres.

Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry Recognized as a 2022 Top Patient Rated NYC Cosmetic Dentist by Find Local Doctors

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Mojgan Fajiram, Dr. Sheila's Monahemi and Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry's professional support staff are passionate about creating dream smiles in a responsible and conservative way. From the moment patients step into this welcoming, state-of-the-art clinic, they will have an experience that is second to none. Find Local Doctors has given this prestigious award to Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry as a result of the outstanding patient reviews and five-star ratings they have received from patients across multiple sources. Find Local Doctors is a trusted online directory that helps consumers easily locate reputable dentists and physicians in their area. Cutting-edge cosmetic dentistry techniques and customized smile makeovers are what is offered at Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry. The team handcrafts gorgeous dental restorations on-site in their dental lab, creating customized porcelain veneers, crowns and inlays/onlays. The team also offers many other treatments, including helping patients with TMD/TMJ and straightening smiles with Invisalign. Patients can receive smile makeovers in as little as one visit to the dental studio, in a relaxing, laid-back environment. At Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry, they are truly dedicated to providing the very best in patient-centric care, using the latest technology and cutting-edge techniques.

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  • Find Local Doctors has given this prestigious award to Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry as a result of the outstanding patient reviews and five-star ratings they have received from patients across multiple sources.
  • Cutting-edge cosmetic dentistry techniques and customized smile makeovers are what is offered at Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry.
  • More about Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry:
    Dr. Mojgan Fajiram has earned a reputation as NYC's elite celebrity cosmetic dentist.
  • Sutton Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry is conveniently located at 400 E 56th St, Suite 1 in NYC.

CNL and AECL Continue Pursuit of Closer Ties With Canada’s Academic Community Through MOU With McMaster University

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

CHALK RIVER, Ontario, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology laboratory, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canada’s nuclear Crown Corporation, and McMaster University to pursue collaborative research opportunities. The MOU represents continued progress for Canada’s national nuclear laboratories as it works to build closer ties with Canada’s academic community, and is the third agreement signed in recent weeks with a leading Canadian university that is designed to advance collaborative research in health and environmental sciences, clean energy and nuclear safety.

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  • That is the driving force behind CNLs ongoing outreach and engagement with the academic community, and we are thrilled to further grow our relationship with McMaster University as part of that effort.
  • This agreement is a key step on our path forward, said Amy Gottschling, AECL Vice President, Science, Technology and Commercial Oversight.
  • Together, CNL, AECL and McMaster operate some of the most unique and advanced nuclear facilities and research laboratories, not just in Canada, but around the world.
  • Located in Hamilton, Ontario, McMaster University is among Canadas most research-intensive universities, and the nations preeminent nuclear research institution.

Announcement of Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act review task force

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, announced the appointment of an external task force that will explore revisions to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA).

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  • Today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, announced the appointment of an external task force that will explore revisions to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA).
  • The nine-member task force's review will consider opportunities to enhance the federal disclosure process and strengthen protections and supports for public servants who come forward to disclose wrongdoing.
  • The act created the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, and also created the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunal to address alleged cases of reprisal.
  • Currently, 134 government institutions are subject to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, including departments, separate agencies, Crown corporations and wholly owned subsidiaries, and Agents of Parliament, all of which must establish internal disclosure procedures.

"CROWN ROYAL PARTNERS WITH SALESFORCE, CROSSMINT AND VAYNER3 TO LAUNCH FIRST ENTRY INTO DIGITAL COLLECTIBLES THIS GIVING TUESDAY"

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This Giving Tuesday, Crown Royal, in partnership with Salesforce NFT Cloud, Crossmint and Vayner3, will expand its tradition of generosity into Web3 through the launch of the brand's first digital collectible. Beginning Thanksgiving week, Crown Royal invites all U.S. fans 21+ to pay it forward and nominate someone deserving in their life to receive a digital crown collectible. For each crown digital collectible claimed between November 24 and December 31, 2022 (up to 75,000 total), one signature Crown Royal purple bag will be packed and sent as a care package to American military active duty members overseas as an extension of the Crown Royal Purple Bag Project, an initiative designed in partnership with Packages From Home.

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  • Crown Royal partnered with Crossmintwhose mission is to bring digital collectibles to life, by empowering brands and creators to build streamlined checkout and paymentexperiencesto bring this digital collectible to life.
  • This digital collectible will be open to U.S. resident 21+ adults and will not require a digital wallet, making it easy for consumers to engage.
  • While supplies last, for each claim of a digital crown, one iconic Crown Royal purple bag will be packed in honor of the recipient.
  • Vayner3, the Web3 consultancy under the umbrella of VaynerX, orchestrated this collaboration around Giving Tuesday and the brand's foray into Web3.