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Meet Canada’s most investable cleantech ventures - the 2022 Foresight 50

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foresight Canada has announced the honourees for the second annual Foresight 50 , recognizing Canada's 50 most investable cleantech ventures from coast to coast who are moving the needle to net zero.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foresight Canada has announced the honourees for the second annual Foresight 50 , recognizing Canada's 50 most investable cleantech ventures from coast to coast who are moving the needle to net zero.
  • Foresight 50 is bridging this gap by shining a light on Canadas most promising cleantech ventures while directly connecting these companies with investors, customers, and partners.
  • It is truly inspiring to see the innovative cleantech solutions the 2022 Foresight 50 list represent to push us towards this ambitious target.
  • For more details on the innovative Canadian cleantech ventures featured in this years Foresight 50, download the 2022 Foresight 50 pitchbook .

Africa and the Caribbean face similar climate challenges, Dominica gears itself to meet global warming

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Friday, November 25, 2022

The G7-led Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment is said to be working to meet the critical infrastructure needs in low- and middle-income countries with a specific focus on climate.

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  • The G7-led Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment is said to be working to meet the critical infrastructure needs in low- and middle-income countries with a specific focus on climate.
  • He wrote, First, rich countries should direct a greater share of funding to developing nations adaptation to the effects of climate change.
  • Caribbean nations like Dominica face similar challenges.
  • Dominica also offers increased global mobility and visa-free access to over 80 countries worldwide, with close proximity to the north American markets for those with business interests.

Minister Champagne concludes visits to Japan and South Korea

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Friday, November 25, 2022

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2022 /CNW/ -Today, the Honourable Franois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, concluded a visit to Japan and South Korea, where he met with top business and industry leaders in key sectors, including clean tech, automotive, electric vehicle batteries and semiconductors.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2022 /CNW/ -Today, the Honourable Franois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, concluded a visit to Japan and South Korea, where he met with top business and industry leaders in key sectors, including clean tech, automotive, electric vehicle batteries and semiconductors.
  • In Japan, the Minister first visited Nagoya, where he toured Toyota Motor's Motomachi plant and met with the CEO of Toyota Tsusho.
  • In South Korea, Minister Champagne met with his counterpart, Lee Chang-yang, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy as well as with Dr. Wan Yoon Jong, Economic Security Advisor to South Korea's President.
  • South Korea is Canada's seventh-largest trading partner, seventh-largest merchandise export market and seventh-largest source of merchandise imports.

MiR: UK Lags in Robot Race and Has a Huge Unrealised Automation Potential

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Now, a number of robotics experts in the UK have come together to show how UK manufacturing can become more competitive through the automation of manual tasks.

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  • Now, a number of robotics experts in the UK have come together to show how UK manufacturing can become more competitive through the automation of manual tasks.
  • Learn more in the upcoming online event for interested parties across the UK.
  • The UK robot density of 101 units per 10,000 workers is below the world average of 126 units and ranks 24th.
  • The UK market value of autonomous mobile robots is projected to reach 304 million in eight years.

Postal Center International™ Joined Biggest Names in Industry to Present Forward-Looking Strategies and Defining Trends at PRINTING United Expo 2022

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Postal Center International (PCI) , the leading print, mail, fulfillment, signs and marketing solutions partner, announced today it has already secured its space at Printing United Expo 2023 , due to the overwhelming success of this years show.

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  • Postal Center International (PCI) , the leading print, mail, fulfillment, signs and marketing solutions partner, announced today it has already secured its space at Printing United Expo 2023 , due to the overwhelming success of this years show.
  • PCI is in rapid growth mode, continuing to change the national landscape of print, mail, fulfillment, and signs through its strategic expansion plan.
  • During the 2022 PRINTING United Expo, PCI unveiled a series of new video modules, including a new onboarding video that welcomes clients to the PCI Powerhouse, navigating them through every department and division.
  • Click to view the full interview on ImpressionsXchange , the publications online video series that features interviews and insights bridging the graphic arts industry segments.

Canada wraps up its participation at COP27 more committed than ever

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Friday, November 18, 2022

Canada has engaged, and continues to engage, constructively on loss and damage and is working toward a concrete outcome.

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  • Canada has engaged, and continues to engage, constructively on loss and damage and is working toward a concrete outcome.
  • Canada announced increased cooperation with the United States on reducing oil and gas sector emissionswith a special focus on methane.
  • COP27 marked the fifth anniversary of the Powering Past Coal Alliance, co-launched by Canada and now over 165 members strong.
  • $750 million for FinDev Canada, to bring Canada's development finance institution to the Indo-Pacific region to help support sustainable infrastructure needs.

Global Times: Summits represent historic recognition of Asian wisdom

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Friday, November 18, 2022

Focusing on the "Asian moment," the Global Times will invite several foreign scholars to discuss how Asian countries can contribute "Asian wisdom" to the world amid unprecedented changes unseen in a century.

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  • Focusing on the "Asian moment," the Global Times will invite several foreign scholars to discuss how Asian countries can contribute "Asian wisdom" to the world amid unprecedented changes unseen in a century.
  • Today, Asia comprises 45 percent of the global economy and is projected to exceed 50 percent of global output by 2030.
  • Swaran Singh, a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) and professor for diplomacy and disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi)
    These four summits in Asia represent that historic recognition of Asian wisdom.
  • Asia having since emerged as the locomotive of global growth and development explains why G7 had happily co-opted six Asian nations or 12 nations of Global South in its novel G20 summits from 2008.

Southern Score Builders Berhad Completes Regularisation Plan

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 9, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Southern Score Builders Berhad (Bursa: SSB8, 0045), a former Guidance Note 3 (GN3) company, has completed its regularisation plan which involves, amongst others, the acquisition of Southern Score Sdn Bhd (SSSB), a G7 contractor.

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  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 9, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Southern Score Builders Berhad (Bursa: SSB8, 0045), a former Guidance Note 3 (GN3) company, has completed its regularisation plan which involves, amongst others, the acquisition of Southern Score Sdn Bhd (SSSB), a G7 contractor.
  • Following the acquisition, Southern Score Builders will be involved the provision of construction management services mainly for high-rise residential buildings.
  • Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Score Builders, Gan Yee Hin, said, "We would like to thank Bursa Securities for their guidance and support throughout the progression of regularisation plan.
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    Tan Sri Datuk Seri Gan Yu Chai, Managing Director of Southern Score Builders Berhad
    Datuk Sydney Lim Tau Chin, Executive Director of Southern Score Builders Berhad
    Dato' Haji Mohd Amran Bin Wahid, Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of G Neptune Berhad
    Dato' Haji Mohd Amran Bin Wahid, Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of G Neptune Berhad
    Datuk Sydney Lim Tau Chin, Executive Director of Southern Score Builders Berhad
    Tan Sri Datuk Seri Gan Yu Chai, Managing Director of Southern Score Builders Berhad

Inspur Information Next-Generation G7 Server Platform Offers Power and Flexibility with Support for AMD EPYC™ 9004 Series Processors

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

The G7 platform provides an 86% performance improvement, and a floating-point calculation improvement of 110% compared to the previous-generation A6 server platform.

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  • The G7 platform provides an 86% performance improvement, and a floating-point calculation improvement of 110% compared to the previous-generation A6 server platform.
  • It is the ultimate solution for nearly every scenario that drives exceptional time-to-results for your business-critical applications with AMD EPYC 9004 Series processors.
  • The G7 server platform introduces a bevy of upgrades and innovations such as PCIe 5.0, DDR5 memory and E1.S/E3.S storage.
  • The G7 platform was designed with expandability and flexibility at its core, said Ricky Zhao, General Manager of Inspur Information's Server Product Line.

Minister O'Regan visits New Brunswick Community College to highlight government's support for students, apprentices & youth employment

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

The 2022 Fall Economic Statement proposes to make the federal portion of all Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans permanently interest-free, including those currently being repaid.

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  • The 2022 Fall Economic Statement proposes to make the federal portion of all Canada Student Loans and Canada Apprentice Loans permanently interest-free, including those currently being repaid.
  • To further support students, the government is also proposing doubling the Canada Student Grant to provide up to $6,000 per year until July 2023.
  • In addition, investments in the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy will help set up young Canadians for success in the job market after leaving school.
  • Investing $301.4 million over the next two years to provide wraparound supports and job placements to young people facing employment barriers.