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The Future of Accessibility: Toyota Mobility Foundation and MaRS Discovery District Launch the Mobility Unlimited Hub in Toronto

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Friday, March 8, 2024

In a significant step towards creating a more inclusive society, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) and MaRS Discovery District are proud to announce the launch of the Mobility Unlimited Hub.

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  • In a significant step towards creating a more inclusive society, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) and MaRS Discovery District are proud to announce the launch of the Mobility Unlimited Hub.
  • The Mobility Unlimited Hub will work to foster innovation by offering a path to successful commercialization.
  • While establishing the Mobility Unlimited Hub, Toyota Mobility Foundation and MaRS worked closely with Toronto Global, a team of experienced business advisors assisting global organizations to expand into the Toronto Region.
  • The launch of the Mobility Unlimited Hub in Toronto is just the beginning.

'SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE' SCORES BEST FEATURE ANNIE ALONG WITH SIX OTHER CATEGORIES AT THE 51ST ANNIE AWARDS™

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Sunday, February 18, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation's Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse won Best Feature honors at the 51st Annie Awards™ celebration Saturday night on the campus of UCLA.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation's Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse won Best Feature honors at the 51st Annie Awards™ celebration Saturday night on the campus of UCLA.
  • Best Independent Feature was presented to Robot Dreams (Arcadia Motion Pictures).
  • Best Special Production was presented to Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie (Wildbrain Studios in association with Apple), Best Short Subject was presented to WAR IS OVER!
  • Best Character Animation – Feature went to The Boy and the Heron (Studio Ghibli Distributed by GKIDS) and Best Character Animation – Live Action was presented to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

Metropolitan Floored the Interior Design Show (IDS) Unveiling New and Notable Collections and 2024 Metropolitan Design Challenge Winners

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Monday, January 22, 2024

Metropolitan Hardwood Flooring (Metropolitan Floors), a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium Kentwood engineered hardwood dazzled at the Interior Design Show, unveiling their new and notable collections as well as the winning entry of their esteemed Metropolitan Design Challenge.

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  • Metropolitan Hardwood Flooring (Metropolitan Floors), a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium Kentwood engineered hardwood dazzled at the Interior Design Show, unveiling their new and notable collections as well as the winning entry of their esteemed Metropolitan Design Challenge.
  • “We’ve been attending IDS for many years,” said Wilf Selfe, vice president, of Eastern Canada, at Metropolitan Floors.
  • Further, the Design Challenge is a manifestation of Metropolitan’s core values, an ethos to design the most sustainable and ethically made flooring.
  • Explore the Kentwood engineered hardwood and Evoke luxury vinyl, laminate, rigid core, and Surge© flooring solutions manufactured and designed by Metropolitan.

Delta College Enhances Flexibility and Diversity of Mental Health Support

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta College, today, announced a partnership with Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students, to enhance and expand the college's existing counseling capabilities. Delta brings in Uwill to supplement existing campus resources and to address the increased mental health support and crisis needs. Uwill's proprietary technology facilitates immediate appointments with licensed mental health counselors based on student needs and preferences.

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  • Delta brings in Uwill to supplement existing campus resources and to address the increased mental health support and crisis needs.
  • Uwill's proprietary technology facilitates immediate appointments with licensed mental health counselors based on student needs and preferences.
  • "We believe that prioritizing mental health is vital in creating an environment where students can flourish academically, personally, and professionally," said Shelly Raube, Dean of Student Success at Delta College.
  • Uwill partners with students from all 50 states at institutions including Michigan State University, Sheridan College, Gettysburg College, and University of Michigan.

Critical Nursing Shortage Drives 117% Customer Spike for UbiSim Immersive Virtual Reality Simulation Training Platform

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230912362852/en/
    Screenshot from a UbiSim immersive virtual reality (VR) simulation for HIV & Shingles: Learners implement nursing interventions for a patient newly diagnosed with shingles and HIV.
  • The UbiSim platform is a complete simulation lab that provides nursing trainees with virtual access to a variety of clinical situations.
  • UbiSim lets faculty choose from 50-plus existing training scenarios created in collaboration with nursing educators and simulation experts.
  • The footprint for its VR training platform for nursing has expanded to nine countries, including the U.S. and Canada.

Rural Colleges Meet Student Therapy Demand with Uwill Partnership

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Monday, August 21, 2023

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Community College has announced their newest partnership with Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students.

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  • NATICK, Mass., Aug. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Community College has announced their newest partnership with Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students.
  • The most recent rural college to partner with Uwill, Highland complements their student support offering at a time when students further from the city sometimes struggle to access affordable mental health care.
  • "Uwill counselors have the background and focus necessary to meet students where they are, no matter what their life circumstances may be."
  • Highland Community College is the latest in a growing trend of rural institutions to partner with Uwill to offer expanded mental health support for students.

National Researchers, Political Leaders Discuss the Role of Coal and Carbon in Energy Transition at 2023 Ramaco Research Rodeo

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Monday, July 17, 2023

For the third year, Wyoming played host this past week to the world’s leading research conference focused on carbon and coal-to-products research, the Ramaco Research Rodeo (R3).

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  • For the third year, Wyoming played host this past week to the world’s leading research conference focused on carbon and coal-to-products research, the Ramaco Research Rodeo (R3).
  • Held at Sheridan College, the event’s theme was “Coal’s Role in the Future of Energy Transition” and featured keynote addresses by U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (Wyoming), U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (West Virginia), and senior leaders from both the Department of Energy and major national laboratories.
  • “I’m so proud of the work that the people of Wyoming are doing to develop coal-to-product technologies,” said Barrasso.
  • Initial $50,000 funding for the Ramaco CORE Scholarship will be comprised of two annual contributions of $25,000 to the college.

Powerful portrait of Orlando Bowen wins the TVO Today Short Doc Contest

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Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Toronto, Ontario, June 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The TVO Today Short Doc Contest announced the winning filmmakers in its 2022-2023 competition.

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  • Toronto, Ontario, June 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The TVO Today Short Doc Contest announced the winning filmmakers in its 2022-2023 competition.
  • So I Must: The Orlando Bowen Story ” was also named the People’s Choice Award winner after receiving the most online votes during a three-week period.
  • Flack’s film is a powerful portrait of Orlando Bowen, the former CFL player whose professional athletic career was cut short after a beating by Peel Regional Police officers in 2004.
  • All finalists for the People’s Choice Awards will appear on TVO’s broadcast channel and the TVO Today Docs YouTube channel.

Wyoming Virtual Academy Students Are Ready to Take Charge of Their Futures

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

The students of Wyoming Virtual Academy ( WYVA ), an online public school serving K-12 grade students throughout the state, are ready to take charge of their futures.

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  • The students of Wyoming Virtual Academy ( WYVA ), an online public school serving K-12 grade students throughout the state, are ready to take charge of their futures.
  • Samantha Strahan and Sydney Meineke are Wyoming Virtual Academy’s 2023 valedictorians and plan to attend the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College respectively after graduation.
  • Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA) students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives and attend live virtual classes taught by state-certified teachers.
  • Wyoming Virtual Academy invites all families and friends worldwide to join the celebration.

Bus Advertising in the GTA Now Exclusive to PATTISON Outdoor With MiWay Addition

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PATTISON Outdoor Advertising, Canada’s leading Out-of-Home advertising company, is now the sole provider of bus advertising in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) thanks to the addition of MiWay to its transit portfolio. The 5-year agreement for advertising rights on MiWay buses commenced on May 1, 2023. PATTISON Outdoor will sell exterior and interior bus advertising on MiWay, the public transit system for the City of Mississauga. MiWay has a fleet of about 500 buses, which allows advertisers to reach commuters in the City of Mississauga.

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  • MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PATTISON Outdoor Advertising , Canada’s leading Out-of-Home advertising company, is now the sole provider of bus advertising in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) thanks to the addition of MiWay to its transit portfolio.
  • PATTISON Outdoor will sell exterior and interior bus advertising on MiWay, the public transit system for the City of Mississauga.
  • With the addition of MiWay, PATTISON Outdoor can now offer local and national advertisers unparalleled access to a growing population of nearly 766,000 Mississauga residents across 179 square kilometres.” Cameron Milne, VP/GM Central Region at PATTISON Outdoor.
  • "Adding MiWay to our bus advertising offering is an exciting milestone for PATTISON Outdoor as it allows us to further extend our reach in the Greater Toronto Area," said Nicholas Campney, Director of Leasing and Legislation at PATTISON Outdoor.