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2014-04-09 12:26:28

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Five of Canada's top scholars and scientists were recognized today as the Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of the 2014 Killam Prizes, which awards $100,000 to each recipient. The winners are: -- Sajeev John, University of Toronto -- Andreas Mandelis, University of Toronto -- James Miller, University of Saskatchewan -- Francis Plummer, University of...

2014-02-24 12:23:11

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute announces that the Chair of its Board of Directors, William Morneau, has informed the Board that he is resigning from all his functions as a Board member with immediate effect. "I am proud of the C.D. Howe Institute and its outstanding work on Canada's economic policy challenges," said Morneau, who is also Executive Chairman of Morneau Shepell. "With my new role as an adviser to the Liberal Party of Canada, however, I...

2013-09-18 12:27:49

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario's power sector needs an overhaul to address a long list of inefficiencies, and rising consumer prices, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "A New Blueprint for Ontario's Electricity Market," author A.J. Goulding presents a blueprint for an electricity market that would be responsive to price signals, reform the role of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), and would operate free from ministerial meddling. "An...

2013-08-08 12:21:07

OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post is currently conducting an important national discussion with Canadians on the future of postal service in Canada. With the relentless decline in Lettermail resulting in ongoing financial losses at the Corporation, fundamental changes are needed to transform the business. The C.D. Howe Institute report, "How Ottawa Can Deliver a Reformed Canada Post," provides further reflection on these challenges and the growing need for change. With...

2013-04-22 16:24:23

MONTREAL, April 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell is pleased to recognize Mr. Albert Jean de Grandpré, Founding Director and Chairman Emeritus of BCE Inc., for the 2013 Prix de carrière awarded to him by the Québec Employers Council, honouring him for his outstanding contribution to Québec society. "On behalf of all members of the Bell team, I congratulate our colleague Jean de Grandpré on this prestigious honour," said...

2012-11-16 16:23:12

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Representatives of the Canadian Museum of Civilization will be in Fredericton, New Brunswick on November 23 to invite the public to participate in the creation of the new Canadian Museum of History. The new exhibition gallery, which will be inaugurated in 2017, will present the national history of Canada and its people. The Museum is hitting the road to ask Canadians across the country what they would like to see in this new exhibition. And...

2012-07-16 02:24:58

MONTREAL, July 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) will hold its second quarter results conference call with the financial community on Friday, August 3, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Participants will include Ian Bourne, Vice-Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer and Gilles Laramée, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Media are welcome to participate on a listen-only basis. To join the conference toll free,...

2012-06-14 10:22:18

GATINEAU, QC, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's national history museum has acquired the silver "last spike" that symbolizes the 1885 completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and the uniting of the country from sea to sea. This historic artifact was donated to the Canadian Museum of Civilization by heirs of William Van Horne, the legendary railway executive who led the construction project. The donation was unveiled today at the Canadian Pacific Railway Pavilion in Calgary. The...

2012-05-10 10:21:22

AURORA, ON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG, NYSE: MGA) announced voting results from its 2012 annual meeting of shareholders held today. A total of 192,293,612 million Common Shares, or 82% of our issued and outstanding Common Shares, were voted in connection with the annual meeting. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including election of each director nominee by a substantial majority as follows: Scott Bonham...

2012-04-20 06:24:19

MONTREAL, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) will hold its first quarter results conference call with the financial community on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Participants will include Ian Bourne, Vice-Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer and Gilles Laramée, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Media are welcome to participate on a listen-only basis. To participate, please dial toll-free...