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2014-04-07 08:30:15

VAUGHAN, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - March 2014 marked the opening of a first-of-its-kind facility in Vaughan, Ontario that offers Canadians the opportunity to test-drive innovative standing desks and treadmills for their home or office. "Some customers were hesitant to switch to a standing desk before trying it out, so we wanted to give them (and everyone else) that opportunity" says Guy Viner, CEO. The company has also launched an online store at www.CanDesk.ca, ships across Canada,...

2014-02-20 12:24:52

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will make an announcement about Special Olympics Canada on Friday. Following the announcement, members of the media are invited to join Minister of State Gosal and local area Special Olympics athletes to play some 3-on-3 basketball. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, February 21, 2014 Time:...

2013-12-19 16:24:11

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), and the Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, today announced contributions from the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for sport development and participation in the province. "Working with provincial and territorial governments to advance important priorities for sport and physical activity in Canada is something our Government is proud to do. We...

2013-12-17 23:03:03

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Filed as Amendment to Senate Finance Committee Legislation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Senate Finance Committee recently passed the Sustainable Growth Rate Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2013, and with it, an amendment to include the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, a top public policy priority for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The amendment, which had the same language as S. 1672, was...

2013-12-11 12:24:40

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak on Thursday at a Canadian Olympic Committee event concerning Own the Podium. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013 Time: 8:00 a.m. EST Place: Air Canada Centre 40 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario SOURCE Canadian Heritage

2013-11-26 08:25:43

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) will participate in a major announcement about the 2014 Sochi Paralympics Games on Wednesday. The news conference is being hosted by the Canadian Paralympic Committee. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. EST Place: Mattamy Athletic Centre...

2013-11-20 08:20:14

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an important announcement that will improve the safety of Canadians. Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: House of Commons (Centre Block Foyer) 111 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario...

2013-11-18 20:20:17

OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, made the following statement after meeting with the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (SCOTIC): "I reiterated to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities the Government of Canada's commitment to ensuring a safe transportation system and enhancing the safety of the transportation of dangerous goods. "I asked the Committee to undertake...

2013-11-14 12:23:48

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak at LIMITLESS: The Special Olympics Festival Gala on Friday. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. EST Place: Fairmont Royal York Hotel 100 Front Street West Toronto, Ontario SOURCE Canadian Heritage

2013-10-28 08:34:48

OTTAWA, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - A recent string of disasters--the floods in Alberta, the derailment and explosion in Lac Mégantic and the deadly bus-train crash in Ottawa--focus increased attention on public safety, emergency management and security. SecureTech 2013 is a two-day showcase at the Ottawa Convention Centre on October 29-30 that is devoted to public safety, emergency management and security. The event is organized by CADSI, representing more than 975 companies in...