Geography of Canada

Delta 9 Launches Province Wide Delivery in Saskatchewan and Reserve Online in Alberta

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Delta 9 already has a robust online service in the Manitoba market and it has now launched a province wide delivery service in Saskatchewan and same-day home delivery service program to the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan marketplace.

Key Points: 
  • Delta 9 already has a robust online service in the Manitoba market and it has now launched a province wide delivery service in Saskatchewan and same-day home delivery service program to the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan marketplace.
  • Delta 9 has a distinct competitive advantage as online ordering and same day delivery services become more available at Delta 9 stores in Western Canada.
  • As consumer trends continue toward online shopping Delta 9 is fully prepared as a market leader with innovative online services.
  • The Company is also pleased to provide mail order delivery throughout the province of Saskatchewan as well as same day delivery in Lloydminster.

Government of Canada protecting species at risk habitat in the greater Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve area

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada will invest $402,400 over three years to conserve and restore habitat for species at risk in the greater Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve area.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that the Government of Canada will invest $402,400 over three years to conserve and restore habitat for species at risk in the greater Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve area.
  • The project, funded by the Canada Nature Fund's Community-Nominated Priority Places for Species at Risk program and led by the Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve, aims to conserve and restore native prairie and shoreline habitat.
  • "The Redberry Lake Biosphere region is very grateful for the opportunity to work with Environment and Climate Change Canada in the pursuit of protecting species at risk in the Redberry Lake area.
  • Jared Wolfe, Project Manager, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan
    The greater Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve area includes the Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve, which was designated a UNESCO biosphere in 2000 for its biodiversity and ecological significance.

CPABC honours four Victoria CPAs with a fellowship designation

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

As its chair and chancellor, Chan advances initiatives that support First Nations reconciliation and equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Key Points: 
  • As its chair and chancellor, Chan advances initiatives that support First Nations reconciliation and equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Crowder is currently a member of the Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board, contributing his expertise in risk management, financial oversight, and governance.
  • She brings invaluable experience gained as a leader with the Capital Regional District and with the Capital Regional Hospital District in Victoria.
  • We are pleased to honour Nelson, Doug, Connie, and Diana with a fellowship designation.

Commissionaires Introduces a Diversity Scholarship in Honour of African Heritage Month

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

As part of its benefits program for employees, each year Commissionaires provides a limited number of scholarships to spouses, children or grandchildren of serving commissionaires.

Key Points: 
  • As part of its benefits program for employees, each year Commissionaires provides a limited number of scholarships to spouses, children or grandchildren of serving commissionaires.
  • The new dedicated diversity award is in recognition of the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Commissionaires is also increasing the monetary amount from $1,500 to $2,000 per scholarship.
  • Commissionaires Nova Scotia is an independent member of the Commissionaires federation and employs more than 1,400 Nova Scotians serving government and the private sector in a wide range of roles.

Fraser Institute News Release: Newfoundlanders will pay $2,604 per person this year in interest costs for combined federal and provincial debt; Atlantic Canada has four of the six highest interest costs per person nationwide

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:00am

The study finds that taxpayers across Canada will pay $49.6 billion on interest payments on the federal and provincial debts this year alone, and the Atlantic Canadian provinces have four of the six highest per person interest costs nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • The study finds that taxpayers across Canada will pay $49.6 billion on interest payments on the federal and provincial debts this year alone, and the Atlantic Canadian provinces have four of the six highest per person interest costs nationwide.
  • Newfoundland and Labradors combined interest costs per person is the highest in the country at $2,604.
  • Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island each have combined debt interest costs of $1,293 per person.
  • Interest payments across the Atlantic Canada region are substantial, and that takes money away from other important priorities.

Orex Minerals Inc. Announces Participation in Red Cloud's 2021 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 24, 2021) - Orex Minerals Inc. (TSXV: REX) is pleased to announce that the company will be presenting at Red Clouds 2021 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 24, 2021) - Orex Minerals Inc. (TSXV: REX) is pleased to announce that the company will be presenting at Red Clouds 2021 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase.
  • We invite our shareholders and all interested parties to join us there.
  • The annual conference will be a virtual event this year and will take place from March 3-5, 2021.
  • For more information and/or to register for the conference please visit: https://www.redcloudfs.com/prepdac2021/ .

Silver Viper Minerals Corp. Announces Participation in Red Cloud's 2021 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 24, 2021) - Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (TSXV: VIPR) is pleased to announce that the company will be presenting at Red Clouds 2021 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 24, 2021) - Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (TSXV: VIPR) is pleased to announce that the company will be presenting at Red Clouds 2021 Pre-PDAC Mining Showcase.
  • We invite our shareholders and all interested parties to join us there.
  • The annual conference will be a virtual event this year and will take place from March 3-5, 2021.
  • For more information and/or to register for the conference please visit: https://www.redcloudfs.com/prepdac2021/ .

Cavu Mining Corp. Provides Overview on the Kitimat Copper-Gold Project

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - CAVU Mining Corp. (CSE: CAVU) ("CAVU" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an overview on its Kitimat Copper-Gold Project ("Kitimat Project").

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 23, 2021) - CAVU Mining Corp. (CSE: CAVU) ("CAVU" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an overview on its Kitimat Copper-Gold Project ("Kitimat Project").
  • On December 7, 2020, CAVU entered into an option agreement with Pacific Empire Minerals Corp. (TSXV:PEMC) to earn up to a 100% interest in the 3,070-hectare, Kitimat Project located roughly 20km northwest of the port town of Kitimat, British Columbia.
  • Dr. Jaap Verbaas, CEO comments: "The Kitimat Property is an excellent asset for CAVU Mining corp. and its technical team.
  • CAVU Mining Corp. is currently focused on the exploration of its Kitimat Property in British Columbia.

BPO and ICT Firm MCI Announces Nova Scotia-Wide Expansion of Remote Work Positions

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Sydney Call Centres employees continued success during the pandemic has encouraged MCI to make the strategic investment to expand operations to all of the Nova Scotia province.

Key Points: 
  • The Sydney Call Centres employees continued success during the pandemic has encouraged MCI to make the strategic investment to expand operations to all of the Nova Scotia province.
  • With the growth of public and private sector programs and new business won by MCI, the company expanded its at-home model.
  • With the immense talent and hardworking team assembled in the Sydney, Nova Scotia site, it was a natural evolution to expand operations.
  • The Sydney Call Centre now employs almost 650 people between the Sydney site and Sydney work-from-home and another 100 remote employees across Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Independence Gold Commences Drilling at 3Ts Project, B.C.

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independence Gold Corp. (TSX.V: IGO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the commencement of a diamond drilling program at its 100% owned 3Ts Project, located approximately 185 kilometres (km) southwest of Prince George, British Columbia and situated 20 km southwest of Artemis Gold Inc.s Blackwater Gold Project.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independence Gold Corp. (TSX.V: IGO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the commencement of a diamond drilling program at its 100% owned 3Ts Project, located approximately 185 kilometres (km) southwest of Prince George, British Columbia and situated 20 km southwest of Artemis Gold Inc.s Blackwater Gold Project.
  • The 3Ts Project is comprised of fifteen mineral claims covering approximately 5,200 hectares in the Nechako Plateau region of central British Columbia.
  • Independence Gold Corp. (TSX.V:IGO) is a mineral exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to those identified and reported in Independences public filings under Independence Gold Corp.s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com .