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2014-10-20 16:24:51

New campaign encourages parents to talk with their teens about the real dangers of drug abuse TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, launched the Government of Canada's new marketing campaign, which equips parents with the information and tools needed to talk with their teenagers about the harmful effects of prescription drug abuse and marijuana use, on behalf of Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health. Abuse of prescription drugs is...

2014-10-20 12:21:36

OTTAWA, oct. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With more Canadians doing their holiday shopping online, parcel volumes have begun to soar, setting up what is expected to be a record-breaking season. As Canada Post delivers two out of three parcels ordered online, it has significantly boosted its seasonal resources and revamped its operations to ensure that retailers can meet customer expectations, and that gift-givers across the country receive their orders on time. Holiday preparations include:...

2014-10-17 23:06:59

Background screening company Data Facts, Inc. will be attending the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) conference in Denver in October. Memphis TN (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Data Facts Inc-one of only 2% of background screening companies accredited by the NAPBS and a women-owned diversified supplier- will join over 700 background screening professionals in Denver, October 19-21, for the 2014 NAPBS Annual Conference. “There are so many changes, and new...

2014-10-17 23:03:49

Firm to provide data and business intelligence support services Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to support the agency’s Data Business Intelligence Section (DBIS). Awarded under Sevatec’s Chief Information Officer–Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) government-wide acquisition vehicle, the...

2014-10-17 12:27:35

LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - EU Council's reasons deemed vague and 'manifestly erring' Legal representatives of Russian businessman Arkady Rotenberg have filed application to the General Court of the European Union seeking the removal of restrictive measures imposed on Mr. Rotenberg by the EU Council resulting from the situation in Ukraine. The application claims that the Council failed to provide adequate or sufficient justification in the...

2014-10-16 23:12:00

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging managers at a pharmacy benefit management company (PBM) to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof the management company is involved in unjustly billing Medicaid or Medicare for pharmacy bills that should have been paid by a private insurance company, because this type of information can produce million dollar rewards, as was recently demonstrated. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...

2014-10-16 23:03:36

BESLER will host a complimentary webinar titled, “The ‘true’ financial impact of readmissions,” on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 BESLER, a firm dedicated to helping hospitals enhance and protect their Medicare revenue, announced today that it will host a live, complimentary webinar titled, “The ‘true’ financial impact of readmissions,” on Thursday, November 6, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Eastern Time. The webinar will be led by Jim...

2014-10-16 20:24:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks at the U.S.-Canada Energy Summit in Chicago. The Minister emphasized the importance of our longstanding energy relationship with the United States and reaffirmed Canada's commitment to reaching additional markets to support energy security, environmental responsibility and the economy. Minister Rickford highlighted the signing of a Memorandum of...

2014-10-16 16:32:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing economic opportunities presented to minority-owned law firms, while also assisting minority business enterprises in accessing quality legal services. "This partnership provides an ideal avenue through which...

2014-10-16 16:28:23

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 1.00 percent at its next announcement on October 22, 2014. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at 1.00 percent through the spring of 2015, but called for a target of 1.50 a year from now. The MPC provides an...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.