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Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident

Posted on 27 May 2020

OTTAWA, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident: "More than a century ago today, 376 passengers aboard the Komagata Maru steamship arrived in Vancouver. Like millions of immigrants coming to Canada before and since, these passengers came seeking better lives for their families. "After a long ...

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Ontario Government Must Take Control of Extendicare Guildwood

Posted on 27 May 2020

TORONTO, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - May 23, 2020 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Taking control of Extendicare Guildwood and a public inquiry Dear Premier Ford, On May 14, 2020, I wrote to you requesting that your provincial government use either your existing authority in the Long-Term Care Homes Act, or the new emergency ...

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OHA Media Statement on Findings of Canadian Armed Forces Report

Posted on 27 May 2020

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - "The findings of the Canadian Armed Forces about the experiences of their members in five Ontario long-term care facilities are horrific. The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) and Ontario's hospitals are strongly committed to supporting long-term care facilities to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents during this public emergency. The COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Air Canada Announces Offering of Shares and Convertible Senior Notes

Posted on 27 May 2020

MONTREAL, May 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced a marketed public offering of Class A Variable Voting Shares and/or Class B Voting Shares of the Company ("Shares") for gross proceeds of approximately C$500 million (the "Share Offering") and a concurrent marketed private placement of convertible senior unsecured notes ( ...

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Orex Minerals Grants Stock Options and Announces Investor Relations Contract

Posted on 27 May 2020

VANCOUVER, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Orex Minerals Inc. – (TSX-V: REX – OTCQB: ORMNF) ("Orex" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has engaged Red Cloud Financial Services Inc. ("Red Cloud") to provide various investor relations services to the Company. Red Cloud is a Toronto-based financial ...

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Give Urgent Attention to Long-Term Care Issues, Ontario Nurses' Association Demands

Posted on 27 May 2020

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is demanding urgent action from the provincial government to address the conditions in the province's long-term care homes – not only in the five homes identified in a scathing report from the Canadian military released today. "We have been elevating our concerns about a growing number of long-term care homes for s ...

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Observations in Armed Forces report disturbing, inhuman but not new says Alzheimer Society of Ontario

Posted on 27 May 2020

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society joins all Canadians in expressing anger, frustration, and profound sadness at the observations made in a Canadian Armed Forces report released today. No one should have to endure the degrading conditions forced on these residents—and in a prosperous nation and province, there is simply no excuse. "We have a shared responsib ...

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NordStar Capital to Acquire Torstar

Posted on 27 May 2020

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - NordStar Capital ("NordStar") announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement with Torstar Corporation (TSX: TS.B) ("Torstar") to acquire its portfolio of news media businesses, including the Toronto Star. The transaction, which is a good deal for shareholders, is meaningful for the future of local journalism, and Canadian newsreaders who ...

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Career Compass Canada: Restarting business - successfully and safely - going the extra mile

Posted on 27 May 2020

TORONTO, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Ensuring a safe restart for business is critical to future success. Robust measures need to be in place to ensure a COVID-19 outbreak within your work teams has a goal of zero incidents. In an effort to reach that goal our HR Team at Career Compass Canada has developed a seven-stage re-integration process to mitigate risk and drive sustainability as b ...

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Poker's Most Famous Fans Unite For 'Stars CALL for Action - Powered by PokerStars'

Posted on 13 May 2020

ONCHAN, Isle of Man, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ -- On May 9 at 2pm ET, dozens of A-list celebrities will come together for Stars CALL for Action - Powered by PokerStars, an online charity poker event raising vital funds for relief efforts during the current global crisis. The online poker tournament will be hosted at PokerStars and broadcast live on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube. I ...