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A State Funeral Will Be Held in Memory of the Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner

Posted on 23 September 2020

OTTAWA /CNW/ - The Government of Canada will hold a state funeral for the Right Honourable John Napier Wyndham Turner, who passed away on September 19, 2020. A church service will be held on October 6, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica (65 Bond Street) in Toronto. The ceremony will strictly follow public health COVID-19 protocols on mask wearing, sanitizing, physic ...

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Canadians with experience of mental health issues more likely to view it as disability

Posted on 23 September 2020

TORONTO/CNW/ - In a year when the global pandemic has sent stress levels soaring, Canadians who have had experience with mental health challenges, or taking time off for disabilities, are more likely to see mental health illnesses as a disability. While half (51 per cent) of Canadians view issues such as depression or anxiety as a disability, this proportion is significantly ...

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Premium Italian Grocery Delivery Lands in Toronto with the Launch of Bottega by Speducci

Posted on 23 September 2020

TORONTO /CNW/ - Today, Speducci, Toronto's destination restaurant, caterer and purveyor of locally raised artisan meats and specialty imports known by the cognoscenti for its award-winning Italian cuisine, is launching its premium Italian grocery delivery service, Bottega by Speducci. The debut of Bottega by Speducci is a welcome announcement for Torontonians seeking ele ...

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Mortgage debt accelerated into 2020 and during pandemic lockdown

Posted on 15 September 2020

OTTAWA /CNW/ - Total outstanding mortgage debt stabilized in 2019, before accelerating at the beginning of 2020 and into the first months of pandemic-induced lockdown period in April and May 2020, according to CMHC's annual Residential Mortgage Industry report. The Residential Mortgage Industry report provides in-depth view of ...

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RBC reaffirms continued commitment to the arts through unwavering partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival

Posted on 15 September 2020

TORONTO /CNW/ - In recognition of the vital role the arts play in enriching the lives of Canadians, RBC has made investing in the arts community a longstanding priority. For over a decade, RBC has partnered with TIFF and brought unique and highly anticipated events and activations to the festival – including RBC House, a hot-stop staple in the city over the last three years, for ...

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Canadian Technology to Detect COVID-19 In The Air

Posted on 15 September 2020

TORONTO /CNW/ - Kontrol Energy Corporation, a Canadian public Company (CSE: KNR) (OTCQB: KNRLF), has launched BioCloud, an unobtrusive wall-mounted technology which detects the presence of COVID-19 in the air and triggers an alert system to provide real time notifications of the pathogen's presence to facility managers, with the aim of allowing outbreaks to be contained before th ...

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Mark Ledwell Welcomes Virginie Gauthier to Gowling WLG in Toronto

Posted on 08 September 2020

Gowling WLG's Toronto office managing partner Mark Ledwell is delighted to welcome Virginie Gauthier as a partner TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2020 /CNW/ -- Gowling WLG's Toronto office managing partner Mark Ledwell is delighted to welcome Virginie Gauthier as a partner in its Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Group. She will be based in the firm's Toronto office. Virginie Gauthi ...

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Louis Vachon to speak at the Scotiabank Financials Summit

Posted on 08 September 2020

MONTREAL /CNW Telbec/ - Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Canada (TSX: NA), is scheduled to speak at the Scotiabank Financials Summit on September 9, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EDT). The webcast link is posted on National Bank's presentations and events webpage at https://www.nbc.ca/investor-relations/presentations-and-eve ...

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RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces August sales results for RBC Funds, PH&N Funds and BlueBay Funds

Posted on 08 September 2020

TORONTO /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. ("RBC GAM Inc.") today announced August mutual fund net sales of $686 million. Long-term funds had net sales of $784 million and money market funds had net redemptions of $97 million. Mutual fund assets under management increased by 1.4 per cent. "Canadian investors continue to prioritize investment solutions that offer diversification," sai ...

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Ontario Police Women Fight Back

Posted on 08 September 2020

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Police women in Ontario are taking their frustration to the skies. An aerial banner will be flown across the GTA at 5pm Monday and again on Wednesday (weather permitting), reading "Stop Police Sexual Violence Against Women #Tarnishedbadge #MeToo." This message is in response to reported sexual assault, harassment, and reprisals perpetrated by members of se ...