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2014-02-05 20:21:28

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Late today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Canada's Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women issued the following statement on the tentative deal reached between CN Rail and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference: "Our Government remains focused on the economy. During this fragile global economic recovery, we must protect jobs and vital sectors in Canada's economy. A work stoppage by approximately 3,300 members of the Teamsters...

2014-02-03 12:31:59

Funding will provide significant network upgrades for the Gwich'in Tribal Council YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council Minister Aglukkaq today announced funding to help the Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) upgrade and standardize its Information Technology (IT) environment, building a reliable network that will span four communities...

2014-01-24 12:20:10

InvestKL facilitates dialogue with Minister of International Trade and Industry at the World Economic Forum 2014 to initiate strategic supply chain management DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Asia is changing. Just to be in Asia is not enough anymore. In order to win in Asia you have to use Asia to win." This is the conclusion Steven Tseng, PwC's Global Leader for Value Chain Transformation, drew from the exclusive breakfast dialogue organized by InvestKL,...

2014-01-23 16:21:24

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, participated in a panel discussion emphasizing new employment opportunities for Canadians in the growing extractive industry. Minister Leitch stressed the importance for employers to hire from under-represented groups, such as women and Aboriginal people, in order to help address the expected skills and labour...

2014-01-22 12:20:31

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group meeting to hear their views on improving risk assessments, emergency planning and response capability, as well as increasing insurance requirements for railways and shippers. This meeting is one in a series of ongoing discussions with representatives of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as...

2014-01-09 23:01:08

Rubin Recognized for Going ‘Above and Beyond’ in Advancing Food Standards, Society Novato, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is proud to announce Ron Rubin, Minister of Tea, has been selected as the 2014 Leadership Award Winner by the Specialty Food Association. A panel of specialty food professionals and industry influencers chose Rubin out of 66 nominees across the three categoris for going ‘above and beyond’ in advancing food...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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