Dalhousie University

Government of Canada invests in the next generation of scientists and researchers

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Monday, November 28, 2022

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 28, 2022 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada values Canada's scientific community and proudly supports scientists and researchers in building a stronger, healthier and more equitable future for Canada.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 28, 2022 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada values Canada's scientific community and proudly supports scientists and researchers in building a stronger, healthier and more equitable future for Canada.
  • These scholars are the next generation of top-tier doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers in health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities.
  • "The Government of Canada continues to make record investments in science and research because we know it's key to creating a more equitable future for all.
  • Since 2016, the Government of Canada has invested more than $14 billion in science and research across the country.

Baytex Announces Executive Appointment and Departure of EVP & CFO

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - November 17, 2022) - Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX: BTE) today announced that Chad Kalmakoff has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

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  • Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - November 17, 2022) - Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX: BTE) today announced that Chad Kalmakoff has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.
  • Mr. Kalmakoff replaces Rodney Gray, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, who has left the organization to pursue other opportunities.
  • Chad has led our finance team for seven years and is well positioned to step into this role.
  • Prior to joining Baytex, Mr. Kalmakoff was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Kicking Horse Energy Inc. and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Corinthian Exploration Ltd.

Emera Inc. Subsidiary Nova Scotia Power Reaches Settlement Agreement on General Rate Application, Including Fuel and Non-fuel Rates for 2023 and 2024

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).

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  • Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).
  • If approved by the UARB, the settlement will implement Bill 212, the provincially legislated cap on non-fuel rates for 2023 and 2024.
  • Nova Scotia Power Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company.
  • Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across Nova Scotia.

OPTIKNEE - international team working to prevent knee osteoarthritis after knee injury

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

OPTIKNEE, led by Arthritis Research Canada, Research Scientist Dr. Jackie Whittaker, is an international group of over 40 scientists, patients and health care professionals working to address this issue.

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  • OPTIKNEE, led by Arthritis Research Canada, Research Scientist Dr. Jackie Whittaker, is an international group of over 40 scientists, patients and health care professionals working to address this issue.
  • This process resulted in 8 recommendations for health care after a knee injury and 6 recommendations for future research aimed at preventing knee osteoarthritis after an injury.
  • "These recommendations will ensure patients receive the best care following a traumatic knee injury, so that they don't develop osteoarthritis.
  • OPTIKNEE emerged from an international meeting focused on setting priorities for preventing osteoarthritis after knee injury.

The Government of Canada invests in science and technology projects supporting the goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Canada continues to invest in focused science and technology that will drive clean innovation to help the country achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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  • Canada continues to invest in focused science and technology that will drive clean innovation to help the country achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
  • Led by 12 universities and one non-governmental organization, these projects will strengthen Canada's science knowledge and be used to identify, accelerate, and evaluate actions leading to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Three of these projects include large-scale initiatives aimed at understanding and reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the municipal level.
  • Improved emissions monitoring at the local level and in landfills will help the Government of Canada find new opportunities to reduce emissions.

Support Arthritis Research Over the Holidays

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Thanks to the work of Arthritis Research Canada, the leader in arthritis research in North America, arthritis isn't standing in Natasha's way.

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  • Thanks to the work of Arthritis Research Canada, the leader in arthritis research in North America, arthritis isn't standing in Natasha's way.
  • Arthritis Research Canada's 100+ innovative research projects are helping millions of people just like me triumph over arthritis and pursue our dreams.
  • Arthritis Research Canada is the largest clinical arthritis research institution in North America.
  • Arthritis Research Canada is leading research aimed at preventing arthritis, facilitating early diagnosis, finding new and better treatment, and improving quality of life.

Royal House Partners Names Doug Hart Chief Executive Officer

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Royal House Partners ("RHP") a leading provider of residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services announces the appointment of Doug Hart as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Royal House Partners ("RHP") a leading provider of residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services announces the appointment of Doug Hart as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Prior to Terminix, Mr. Hart was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Reliance Home Comfort, a large Canadian home services company.
  • Mr. Hart holds a BCom from Memorial University of Newfoundland and an MBA from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Since inception the family of Royal House Partners brands has grown with the addition of seven additional HVAC and plumbing companies.

New Technologies and Precision Weed Management Take Center Stage at Upcoming Annual Meetings

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Monday, November 7, 2022

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its regional affiliates have scheduled upcoming annual meetings to discuss new developments in weed science – including technology tools to support precision weed management.

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  • The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its regional affiliates have scheduled upcoming annual meetings to discuss new developments in weed science including technology tools to support precision weed management.
  • Upcoming meetings in 2022 are the Canadian Weed Science Society and the North Central Weed Science Society.
  • In early 2023, the Southern Weed Science Society, Weed Science Society of America with the Northeastern Weed Science Society, and the Western Society of Weed Science will meet.
  • WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov.7, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its regional affiliates have scheduled upcoming annual meetings to discuss new developments in weed science including technology tools to support precision weed management.

Research links TNF biologics use with risk of multiple sclerosis

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

However, the question that had not yet been clearly answered was whether anti-TNF medications may be linked to development of multiple sclerosis (a disease affecting the brain and spinal cord).

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  • However, the question that had not yet been clearly answered was whether anti-TNF medications may be linked to development of multiple sclerosis (a disease affecting the brain and spinal cord).
  • While increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) with using these drugs has been suggested, studies have been limited.
  • "However, because the risk is very rare, for those without a family history of multiple sclerosis, the benefits of anti-TNF for managing RD outweigh the risks."
  • Arthritis Research Canada is leading research aimed at preventing arthritis, facilitating early diagnosis, finding new and better treatment, and improving quality of life.

Conducting life-changing arthritis research from coast to coast.

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

With this announcement, Arthritis Research Canada is pleased to welcome to the team, Dr. Alexandra Legge as a Research Scientist and Dr. Janet Roberts as a Clinician Investigator.

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  • With this announcement, Arthritis Research Canada is pleased to welcome to the team, Dr. Alexandra Legge as a Research Scientist and Dr. Janet Roberts as a Clinician Investigator.
  • Arthritis Research Canada is the largest clinical arthritis research institution in North America.
  • Arthritis Research Canada is now conducting arthritis research from coast to coast with centres in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, and Nova Scotia and scientists affiliated with six major universities: University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Calgary, Universit Laval, McGill University, and Dalhousie University.
  • Arthritis Research Canada is leading research aimed at preventing arthritis, facilitating early diagnosis, finding new and better treatments, and improving quality of life.