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Minister Gould announces 10-day passport pick-up service is now available at four additional Service Canada Centres

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Friday, September 23, 2022

If Canadians need their passport in less than 10 business days, they will need to visit a passport office that offers express or urgent pick-up service.

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  • If Canadians need their passport in less than 10 business days, they will need to visit a passport office that offers express or urgent pick-up service.
  • Service Canada is continuing its efforts to provide passport services within 50 km of home.
  • On July 25, Service Canada expanded the passport pick-up service to five additional passport offices: Brampton, Whitby, Pointe-Claire, Calgary Sundance and Richmond.
  • Since August 17, Canadians with proof of travel have been able to apply for and pick up their passport at Service Canada Centres, namely Trois-Rivires, Sherbrooke, Sault Ste.

Enforcement Notice - Hearing - IIROC to Hold Disciplinary Hearing for Marc Leon St. Pierre

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 21, 2022 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) for the purpose of setting a date for the disciplinary hearing in the matter of Marc Leon St. Pierre.

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  • CALGARY, AB, Sept. 21, 2022 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) for the purpose of setting a date for the disciplinary hearing in the matter of Marc Leon St. Pierre.
  • The discipline hearing concerns allegations that Mr. St. Pierre misappropriated funds from his clients' accounts.
  • The set date appearance is open to the public, unless the Hearing Panel orders otherwise.
  • The date for the discipline hearing will be made available at www.iiroc.ca .

Boyle Street Playground Grand Opening the Result of Community Collaboration

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Monday, September 19, 2022

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For residents of the Boyle Street community, the grand opening event for the new playground at Boyle Street Plaza on September 24 is a way to celebrate the completion of a much-needed community gathering space.

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  • EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For residents of the Boyle Street community, the grand opening event for the new playground at Boyle Street Plaza on September 24 is a way to celebrate the completion of a much-needed community gathering space.
  • The opening of the Boyle Street playspace is the culmination of years of community visioning and collaboration in the Boyle Street neighbourhood.
  • The playground was funded by the City of Edmonton and the province and led by Boyle Street residents in partnership with the YMCA, says Joelle Reiniger, a Boyle Street community representative.
  • The Boyle Street playground grand opening event will be held on Saturday, September 24 from 13pm at 9538 103A Avenue and is open for everyone to attend.

Minister Gould announces 10-day passport pick up service at four additional Service Canada Centres

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians with proof of travel can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at a total of eight Service Canada Centres.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians with proof of travel can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at a total of eight Service Canada Centres.
  • If Canadians need their passport in less than 10 business days, they will need to visit a passport office that offers Express or Urgent pick-up service.
  • On July 25, Service Canada expanded the passport pick-up service to 5 additional passport offices: Brampton, Whitby, Pointe-Claire, Calgary Sundance and Richmond.
  • On August 17, Service Canada announced that Canadians with proof of travel can apply for and pick up their passport at Service Canada Centres in Trois-Rivires, Sault Ste.

Direct Energy Regulated Services Announces Natural Gas Rates for September 2022

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Friday, September 2, 2022

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Direct Energy Regulated Services has announced default natural gas rates for September 2022.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Direct Energy Regulated Services has announced default natural gas rates for September 2022.
  • These rates will apply to customers who have not chosen a competitive supplier within the ATCO Gas North and South service territories.
  • For customers in the ATCO Gas North service territory, the September regulated natural gas rate is increasing from the August rate of $5.797 per GJ to $6.146 per GJ.
  • For customers in the ATCO Gas South service territory, the September regulated natural gas rate is increasing from the August rate of $5.797 per GJ to $6.146 per GJ.

Members of the Task Force on Services to Canadians, Ministers Ien, Miller, Gould, Alghabra and Fraser, provide an update on recent work to improve government services for Canadians

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Monday, August 29, 2022

The task force has been meeting regularly throughout the summer to identify priority areas for action, and outline short- and longer-term solutions to better serve Canadians.

Key Points: 
  • The task force has been meeting regularly throughout the summer to identify priority areas for action, and outline short- and longer-term solutions to better serve Canadians.
  • Today, the task force co-chairs, Ministers Ien and Miller, were joined by Ministers Gould, Alghabra and Fraser, to provide an update on the work undertaken in the recent months to address service delivery issues affecting Canadians.
  • The Government of Canada is working hard to improve the delivery of services that Canadians rely on every day.
  • "The task force is making progress on how to better deliver government services for Canadians that are accessible, timely and efficient.

Youth support program helps students serving suspensions in Grande Prairie

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

To support youth in the region, YMCA of Northern Alberta launched its popular Alternative Suspension program in Grande Prairie in March 2021.

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  • To support youth in the region, YMCA of Northern Alberta launched its popular Alternative Suspension program in Grande Prairie in March 2021.
  • This school year, the program will be offered in the Grande Prairie Public School Division, Grande Prairie & District Catholic School Division and Peace Wapiti Public School Division.
  • The Youth Support Worker will communicate with the students parents and the school throughout their stay to provide updates, explains Michael Peters, Program Manager, Child and Youth Services at the YMCA.
  • The expansion of the program to Grande Prairie is welcome news for educators in the region.

10-day passport pick up service expansion in Red Deer

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at these four Service Canada Centres.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at these four Service Canada Centres.
  • If Canadians need their passport in less than 10 business days, they will need to visit a passport office that offers Express or Urgent pick-up service.
  • "By opening a new passport pick-up location in Red Deer, Service Canada staff are adding capacity, streamlining processes, and putting other solutions in place daily for Albertans.
  • On July 25, Service Canada expanded the passport pick-up service to 5 additional passport offices: Brampton, Whitby, Pointe-Claire, Calgary Sundance and Richmond.

CMI Financial Group expands its presence in Western Canada

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

TORONTO, July 26, 2022 /CNW/ - CMI Financial Group (CMI), Canada's premier private mortgage lender, recently celebrated the expansion of its team in Western Canada, further bolstering its presence in Manitoba,Alberta, and British Columbia, as it continues to strengthen its geographical distribution across the country.

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  • TORONTO, July 26, 2022 /CNW/ - CMI Financial Group (CMI), Canada's premier private mortgage lender, recently celebrated the expansion of its team in Western Canada, further bolstering its presence in Manitoba,Alberta, and British Columbia, as it continues to strengthen its geographical distribution across the country.
  • The opportunity to build upon the successful partnerships we've developed in Western Canada is an important cornerstone to the success of CMI.
  • Founded in 2005 as a family-owned mortgage brokerage, CMI Financial Group (CMI) has grown to become a multi-faceted, award-winning leader in the Canadian non-bank financial services market.
  • CMI comprises four interrelated companies: CMI Canadian Mortgages Inc., CMI Mortgage Investments, CMI MIC Funds and CMI Mortgage Servicing.

TELUS investing $430 million in Calgary this year

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Monday, July 4, 2022

This week, TELUS is also celebrating the opening of TELUS Sky, TELUS new state of the art headquarters in downtown Calgary.

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  • This week, TELUS is also celebrating the opening of TELUS Sky, TELUS new state of the art headquarters in downtown Calgary.
  • This $400 million development continues TELUS legacy of making powerful contributions to advance the economic strength and social vitality of both the city of Calgary and the province of Alberta.
  • In addition, the opening of TELUS Sky this week further showcases TELUS commitment to our shared aspirations for a dynamic, transformative and sustainable future."
  • Since 2000, TELUS along with its team members and retirees have provided over $61 million in cash and program contributions, and volunteered more than 1 million hours of service in support of charities and community organizations located in Calgary.