Geography of Canada

Boil Water Order Issued for Canmore, neighbouring communities

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:34am

CANMORE, Alberta, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPCOR is advising residents of Canmore, Dead Mans Flats, Harvie Heights; as well as the Canmore Nordic Centre of a boil water order issued by Alberta Health Services for these communities until further notice.

Key Points: 
  • CANMORE, Alberta, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPCOR is advising residents of Canmore, Dead Mans Flats, Harvie Heights; as well as the Canmore Nordic Centre of a boil water order issued by Alberta Health Services for these communities until further notice.
  • EPCOR is working to restore water quality in Canmore after high levels of turbidity have been detected.
  • As a result, residents and businesses are required to boil water before consumption, effective immediately.
  • The boil water order is precautionary as we await water quality testing to ensure the safety of the water supply.

Rogers to Bring its Fibre-Powered Network to Residents and Businesses of Ontario’s Quinte Region

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

TORONTO, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reliable high-speed internet is more important than ever for Canadians. Working remotely, running a business, learning online and staying connected to the things and people that matter most requires connectivity. That is why Rogers is proud to be taking the next step in closing the digital divide by expanding its network to the communities of Quinte West, Belleville and Prince Edward County.

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  • Businesses in the area that will benefit from this investment, include schools, medical clinics, hotels, restaurants, grocery stores, and much more.
  • That is why Rogers is proud to be taking the next step in closing the digital divide by expanding its network to the communities of Quinte West, Belleville and Prince Edward County.
  • As part of its $140 million investment, Rogers will expand its fibre network delivering fibre-to-the home technology, servicing more than 20,000 homes and businesses in Quinte West, Belleville and Prince Edward County.
  • We couldnt be more thrilled that Rogers is taking the initiative to build a fibre network within the rural areas of Quinte West, said Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison.

Therme Group selected to develop C$350million+ wellbeing resort at Toronto's iconic Ontario Place

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:54pm

TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Therme Group, a global wellbeing organisation, has been chosen by the Government of Ontario to develop a C$350+ million wellbeing resort at Toronto's iconic Ontario Place.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Therme Group, a global wellbeing organisation, has been chosen by the Government of Ontario to develop a C$350+ million wellbeing resort at Toronto's iconic Ontario Place.
  • Ontario Place is a unique kilometer-long waterfront asset, and once served as an iconic cultural and tourism destination between 1971 and 2012.
  • Therme Canada | Ontario Place will continue Ontario Place's heritage, revitalising its original vision celebrating the province and its culture - and bringing a first-of-its-kind experience to Toronto's waterfront.
  • Therme Canada | Ontario Place is the latest development in Therme's global expansion programme, to create the most advanced sustainable wellbeing resorts in cities around the world.

Future of Ontario Place Toronto to showcase new landmark entertainment and wellbeing destination by Therme Group

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:49pm

TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Therme Group, a global wellbeing organization, is pleased to announce that it is working with the Government of Ontario and City of Toronto to contribute to the revitalization of Ontario Place. Therme Canada | Ontario Place will continue Ontario Place's heritage revitalizing its original vision – celebrating the province and its culture and bringing a first-of-its-kind experience to Toronto's waterfront.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Therme Group, a global wellbeing organization, is pleased to announce that it is working with the Government of Ontario and City of Toronto to contribute to the revitalization of Ontario Place.
  • "The future of Ontario Place will be defined by how successful it can be connecting people to the water.
  • Therme Canada | Ontario Place will carry on and improve traditions of public access to Ontario Place.
  • Therme Group is a global organization known for creating the world's largest and most technologically advanced entertainment and wellbeing destinations.

Therme Group selected to develop C$350million+ wellbeing resort at Toronto's iconic Ontario Place

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:30pm

TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Therme Group, a global wellbeing organisation, has been chosen by the Government of Ontario to develop a C$350+ million wellbeing resort at Toronto's iconic Ontario Place.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Therme Group, a global wellbeing organisation, has been chosen by the Government of Ontario to develop a C$350+ million wellbeing resort at Toronto's iconic Ontario Place.
  • Ontario Place is a unique kilometer-long waterfront asset, and once served as an iconic cultural and tourism destination between 1971 and 2012.
  • Therme Canada | Ontario Place will continue Ontario Place's heritage, revitalising its original vision celebrating the province and its culture - and bringing a first-of-its-kind experience to Toronto's waterfront.
  • Therme Canada | Ontario Place is the latest development in Therme's global expansion programme, to create the most advanced sustainable wellbeing resorts in cities around the world.

Future of Ontario Place Toronto to showcase new landmark entertainment and wellbeing destination by Therme Group

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:30pm

Therme Group to create a year-round wellbeing destination creating new opportunities for people to connect with Lake Ontario.

Key Points: 
  • Therme Group to create a year-round wellbeing destination creating new opportunities for people to connect with Lake Ontario.
  • TORONTO, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Therme Group, a global wellbeing organization, is pleased to announce that it is working with the Government of Ontario and City of Toronto to contribute to the revitalization of Ontario Place.
  • "The future of Ontario Place will be defined by how successful it can be connecting people to the water.
  • Therme Canada | Ontario Place will carry on and improve traditions of public access to Ontario Place.

Marble Financial Executes Definitive $10 Million Credit Facility Agreement With Cypress Hills Partners Inc., to Fund Its Fast-Track Loan Product

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Credit Agreement provides for a $10 million credit facility to Marble through its wholly owned Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) subsidiary and TPFM as servicing agent for originations, adjudications, administration, and monitoring of the SPV loan portfolio.

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  • The Credit Agreement provides for a $10 million credit facility to Marble through its wholly owned Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) subsidiary and TPFM as servicing agent for originations, adjudications, administration, and monitoring of the SPV loan portfolio.
  • The Credit Facility will be used to re-engage Marbles legacy financial wellness Fast-Track program.
  • Cypress Hills looks forward to a long partnership with the Marble as they disrupt the financial wellness space in Canada, states Kelly Klatik, Managing Partner of Cypress Hills Partners.
  • ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,
    About Cypress Hills Partners Inc. - Cypress Hills Partners (CHP) is an alternative specialty lender based out of Vancouver, Canada.

BC Works (Kitimat) smelter reduces production following strike

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:32pm

Rio Tinto has begun reducing production at its BC Works aluminium smelter in Kitimat, Canada due to a strike initiated by the Unifor Local 2301 union after negotiations failed to reach a new collective labour agreement.

Key Points: 
  • Rio Tinto has begun reducing production at its BC Works aluminium smelter in Kitimat, Canada due to a strike initiated by the Unifor Local 2301 union after negotiations failed to reach a new collective labour agreement.
  • Production will be reduced to around 35 per cent of the smelters 432,000 tonne annual capacity, so that it can safely be operated by staff and employees required under an essential services order granted by the BC Labour Relations Board.
  • A reduced workforce is also in place to ensure the Kemano hydro-power facility continues to run safely.
  • Rio Tinto employs approximately 1,050 people at the BC Works smelter and Kemano powerhouse, including around 900 employees represented by Unifor Local 2301.

CanAlaska Mobilizes for West Athabasca Diamond Project

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 22, 2021) - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQB: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has mobilized a crew to begin kimberlite indicator mineral (KIM) sampling down-ice of its West Athabasca Diamond Project areas. The Company holds 51,654 hectares (129,135 acres) of claims encompassing over 300 circular magnetic anomalies in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan. The project is located north and northeast of the past-producing Cluff Lake Uranium Mine (Figure 1).

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 22, 2021) - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSXV: CVV) (OTCQB: CVVUF) (FSE: DH7N) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has mobilized a crew to begin kimberlite indicator mineral (KIM) sampling down-ice of its West Athabasca Diamond Project areas.
  • Based on this observation, the West Athabasca claims were staked in 2015 and later optioned to DeBeers in 2016.
  • CanAlaska CEO, Cory Belyk, comments, "The team has done an excellent job of re-evaluating the potential of our West Athabasca Diamond Project.
  • CanAlaska is currently working with Cameco and Denison at two of the Company's properties in the Eastern Athabasca Basin.

HealthPartners Canada appoints new Executive Director for Quebec

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

OTTAWA, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthpartners Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Couture as Executive Director of HealthPartners Quebec.

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  • OTTAWA, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthpartners Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Couture as Executive Director of HealthPartners Quebec.
  • Pierre brings over 30 years of management experience in the social, cultural and communications fields as well as strong business development and relationship building skills to HealthPartners.
  • "We are delighted Pierre has joined the HealthPartners team in Quebec to help us at an important time for our organization, said Eileen Dooley, HealthPartners Canada CEO, and look forward to him leading our growth in Quebec.
  • Healthpartners connects employers and employees with 16 of Canada's most trusted health charities.