Newfoundland

MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Kenneth Foster

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:13pm

TORONTO, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ -A settlement hearing in the matter of Kenneth Daniel Foster ("Respondent") was held on March 26, 2020 in St. John's, Newfoundland before a three-member Hearing Panel of the Atlantic Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA").

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ -A settlement hearing in the matter of Kenneth Daniel Foster ("Respondent") was held on March 26, 2020 in St. John's, Newfoundland before a three-member Hearing Panel of the Atlantic Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA").
  • A copy of the Settlement Agreement is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca .
  • During the period described in the Settlement Agreement, the Respondent conducted business in the St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador area.
  • For more information about the MFDA's complaint and enforcement processes, as well as links to 'Check an Advisor' and other Investor Tools, visit the For Investors page on the MFDA website.

Update on the Government of Canada's efforts to assist with recovery from the winter storm in Newfoundland and Labrador

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 2:19am

OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2020 /CNW/ -The Government of Canada has taken steps to start supporting recovery efforts in Newfoundland and Labrador, following the significant winter storm that hit the Province on Friday, January 17.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2020 /CNW/ -The Government of Canada has taken steps to start supporting recovery efforts in Newfoundland and Labrador, following the significant winter storm that hit the Province on Friday, January 17.
  • The Government Operations Centre continues to coordinate the federal response effort by ensuring the province has the resources they need.
  • The CAF is pre-positioning military aircraft, equipment and personnel so that work can begin in the affected communities as soon as possible.
  • Additional Search and Rescue assets are being activated which will enhance any search and rescue efforts out of Gander.

Statement - Government of Canada marks Aboriginal Veterans Day

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:05pm

"Each year, we pay tribute the contributions and sacrifices of Indigenous veterans by sharing some of their stories.

Key Points: 
  • "Each year, we pay tribute the contributions and sacrifices of Indigenous veterans by sharing some of their stories.
  • In February 1944, nearLittoria, Italy, he posed as a local farmer to repair a severed Allied communications wirein full view of enemy troops.
  • Tommy Prince was one of only three Canadians who earned both the Military Medal and the American Silver Star during the Second World War.
  • "We honour JohnShiwak , an Inuit soldier born in Rigolet, Labrador who enlisted in July1915 and was part of the Newfoundland Regiment.

Majority of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians Believe Financial Advisors Need Professional Regulation

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 12:30pm

Although a license is required to sell financial products in Canada, there is no minimum education requirement to provide financial advice.

Key Points: 
  • Although a license is required to sell financial products in Canada, there is no minimum education requirement to provide financial advice.
  • The research also concluded that those with lower incomes, who arguably need sound financial advice the most, place the highest levels of trust in the financial advisor title.
  • Advocis is encouraging the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to take meaningful action, and protect the financial security of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.
  • Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, is the association of choice for financial advisors and planners.

Delivering Climate Change Training to Newfoundland and Labrador

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of more than $900,000 forthe Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to deliver training to address climate change challenges across the province.

Key Points: 
  • The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced an investment of more than $900,000 forthe Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to deliver training to address climate change challenges across the province.
  • Training activities will focus on climate change education and awareness, risks and opportunities through workshops, webinars and hands-on engagement activities.
  • "This project will provide targeted sectors across Newfoundland and Labrador with the tools and training necessary to adapt to a changing climate.
  • NEIA is looking forward to engaging its government and industry partners in addressing climate change challenges."

Newfoundland Musical Continues National Tour – Opening Soon in Ottawa

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 7:44pm

OTTAWA, Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terra Bruce Productions presents No Change in the Weather, a musical that explores and celebrates the culture, music, history and people of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terra Bruce Productions presents No Change in the Weather, a musical that explores and celebrates the culture, music, history and people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • After selling out shows in St. Johns and Corner Brook, NL, this incredible show will continue its Ontario tour in Ottawa from September 5th to 7th at the Shenkman Arts Centre.
  • The people of NL are resilient and have met struggle head-on, but we cant ignore how we got here.
  • This show the music, script, lights, staging, everything is the most ambitious theatre production to come out of Newfoundland.

Newfoundland Musical Continues National Tour – Opening Soon in Hamilton

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:45pm

HAMILTON, Ontario, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terra Bruce Productions presents No Change in the Weather, a musical that explores and celebrates the culture, music, history and people of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Key Points: 
  • HAMILTON, Ontario, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terra Bruce Productions presents No Change in the Weather, a musical that explores and celebrates the culture, music, history and people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • After selling out shows in St. Johns and Corner Brook, NL, this incredible show will continue its Ontario tour in Hamilton, Ontario from August 28th to 31st at The Zoetic Theatre.
  • The people of NL are resilient and have met struggle head-on, but we cant ignore how we got here.
  • This show - the music, script, lights, staging, everything is the most ambitious theatre production to come out of Newfoundland.

Mary Brown’s Chicken & Taters Returns to Its Roots to Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary With Art, Culture & Community

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 1:15pm

The fresh and flavourful Mary Browns, famous for its Signature Chicken and Big Mary Sandwich, started its journey in Newfoundland back in 1969.

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  • The fresh and flavourful Mary Browns, famous for its Signature Chicken and Big Mary Sandwich, started its journey in Newfoundland back in 1969.
  • Since then, Mary Brown's has become a household name in the province and has expanded across Canada, feeding families coast-to-coast.
  • Today, Mary Browns Chicken & Taters is one of Canadas fastest-growing franchises with around 160 locations.
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    Mary Browns Chicken & Taters was founded in St. Johns, Newfoundland & Labrador in 1969.

Unifor launches public campaign against Loblaw job cuts at Dominion stores

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 12:00pm

ST. JOHN'S, June 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor has launched a public campaign against Loblaw Companies Limited's decision to slash full-time positions at Newfoundland Dominion stores while the company expands part-time hiring, the latest move in an ongoing corporate strategy to deny Canadians full-time jobs.

Key Points: 
  • ST. JOHN'S, June 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Unifor has launched a public campaign against Loblaw Companies Limited's decision to slash full-time positions at Newfoundland Dominion stores while the company expands part-time hiring, the latest move in an ongoing corporate strategy to deny Canadians full-time jobs.
  • "Loblaw is a Canadian company that, quite frankly, is shirking its responsibility to Canadians and specifically in this case to Newfoundlanders," said Unifor National President Jerry Dias.
  • "This isn't about automation or new technology it's about choosing to divvy up full-time jobs in order to give part-timers less pay and fewer benefits."
  • The 'Save Good Jobs' campaign features billboards, to be unveiled across St. John's on Canada Day, calling on Dominion to stop cutting full-time jobs in Newfoundland.

Solidifying Canada as a world leader in ocean engineering, technology, and science

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:30pm

To help position Canada as a global leader, the NRC is increasing its collaboration with regional ecosystems, universities, polytechnic institutions and colleges, and establishing collaboration centres across the country.

Key Points: 
  • To help position Canada as a global leader, the NRC is increasing its collaboration with regional ecosystems, universities, polytechnic institutions and colleges, and establishing collaboration centres across the country.
  • "With the longest coastline in the world, ocean resources are a significant priority for Canada.
  • We continue to bring our ocean-related expertise together to ensure Canada is on the cutting edge of ocean engineering, technology, and science.
  • We are proud to be part of this ongoing collaboration as it will further strengthen Newfoundland and Labrador's position as a world leader in the ocean sector."