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2014-10-28 23:05:48

Smart City Mobile Applications developed by Purple Forge will be on display in BlackBerry’s booth (#907) at GTEC (Government Technology Exhibition and Conference) being held at the Ottawa Convention Centre from October 27 to October 30, 2014. The My Surrey app from the City of Surrey will be one of those apps featured. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Purple Forge’s Smart City Mobile Applications Service will be on display at the BlackBerry booth at this year’s GTEC...

2014-10-28 12:36:02

Ottawa business community recognizes Halogen for innovation in leadership development OTTAWA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) has been recognized with the 2014 HR Initiative of the Year by the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) selection committee for its innovative leadership development programs, which focus on the ongoing development of the company's current and future leaders. "Employee and leadership development is a critical area of investment for our region's...

2014-10-27 16:22:52

OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nanometrics announced that David Shorey has been named Vice President and General Manager of the Oil & Gas Division. David will lead the Calgary based division to meet the increasing demand for Nanometrics turn-key seismic networks and services for Induced Seismicity Monitoring, including instrumentation, pre-frac surveys and network design consultancy. "I am pleased that David has joined us in this key leadership position." stated Neil...

2014-10-24 16:21:04

Decade-old radios will be upgraded with modern capabilities. OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a CDN$122 million, three-year contract to upgrade the Canadian Forces' existing fleet of Combat Net Radios. The radios, originally purchased in 1991, will be enhanced to allow for simultaneous operation of voice, messaging and positional awareness reporting, capabilities not currently possible with the existing radio set. The upgrades...

2014-10-22 23:11:56

Stage2Data, Canada's premier cloud solution provider, will educate and inform IBAO delegates on the importance of data security, disaster recovery and staying compliant during IBAO 2014 Convention Lunch Series. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The 94th Annual Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) Convention is taking place in Ottawa from October 22–24, 2014 and Affinity Partner Stage2Data has been scheduled to speak to delegates about data security, disaster...

2014-10-14 16:32:15

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Espial(®) Group Inc. ("Espial" or the "Company"), (TSX: ESP), a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, is pleased to announce the date, time and dial-in phone number for our Q3 2014 financial results. The call is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22nd at 5:00PM EDT and the phone number to join the results discussion is: - Toll Free line (Canada/US) 888-390-0546 - Toll line...

2014-10-14 12:23:09

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) (SFI) is proud to support Tree Ottawa's goal to plant One Million Trees as a gift from the residents of Ottawa to all Canadians to celebrate Canada's 150(th) anniversary in 2017. The first tree is being planted near a 150-year-old oak tree at Tree Ottawa's launch in Champlain Park. "Tree Ottawa is strengthening connections between healthy forests and the sustainable communities we all want to live in. Planting...

2014-09-30 16:25:19

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on ratifying a new agreement for employees at Ottawa's National Arts Centre OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the National Arts Centre and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) today on reaching a new collective agreement for some 70 employees responsible for security, parking and property management at the Ottawa performing arts centre. Their...

2014-09-25 20:21:40

In the news release, "New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver", issued 25-Sep-2014 by Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association over CNW, the company advises that a paragraph should have been omitted. The complete, corrected release follows: New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already...

2014-09-25 12:27:39

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already resulted in: -- increased rates, -- closing down more public post offices, -- reducing services in rural and urban post offices, making them less convenient while promoting franchises, -- starting the shut down of home delivery, -- and is on track to eliminate over 8,000 good rural and urban jobs The Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association's new...


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