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2014-04-09 12:26:07

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Ottawa's unfunded liabilities for employee pension plans rose to $272 billion in 2013, far larger than reported, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute study. In "Ottawa's Hidden Deficit: The Widening Gap between Federal Government Pension Liabilities and Assets," authors William B.P. Robson and Alex Laurin find the value of federal employee pension promises is much larger than shown on the books, and still growing. "Using an economically...

2014-04-08 08:29:46

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-07 16:25:32

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-07 16:25:10

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Mr. Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville, will make an important announcement. Date Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Time 1:00 PM Location Health Canada 100 Eglantine Driveway Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, ON SOURCE Health Canada

2014-04-04 23:41:26

i-Sight Software has announced that it will offer a free webinar on conducting foreign due diligence investigations. The webinar will be presented by Certified Fraud Examiner and online investigation expert, author and trainer, Cynthia Hetherington, on April 16th at 2pm EST. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Any company conducting business overseas or partnering with foreign companies has an obligation to ensure not only the integrity of its supply chain, but also that the companies it...

2014-04-03 16:22:10

TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - With the event less than a week away, spots are still available for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's J-Talk Does the Press Gallery Matter? at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on April 9. Members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery recently voted unanimously to "reserve the right to ask questions in all photo-ops and availabilities with the prime minister, cabinet ministers, and all parliamentarians, to fulfil our function as journalists in a...

2014-04-03 08:27:46

OTTAWA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Foundation announces the launch of one of the largest architectural prizes in the world -- the Moriyama RAIC International Prize. Distinguished Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama established the prize together with the Foundation. To be awarded every two years, the prize consists of CAD $100,000 and a sculpture designed by Canadian designer Wei Yew. "My hope is that this prize will raise...

2014-04-02 23:04:08

FileCatalyst is pleased to announce participation in the 2014 NAB Show happening April 5 – 10, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world's leading accelerated file transfer solution, is pleased to announce participation in the 2014 NAB Show happening April 5 – 10, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas,...

2014-04-02 12:25:49

TORONTO, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Federal public servants have pension guarantees in their defined-benefit pension plans that are mispriced, causing Ottawa to seriously underestimate the cost of the pension plans and the total compensation of its employees, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Evaluating Public-Sector Pensions: Are Federal Public Servants Overpaid?" respected pension expert Malcolm Hamilton says this advantageous situation for members...

2014-03-26 08:25:00

OTTAWA, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that the company's President and CEO, Jaison Dolvane will join executives from Cox and Time Warner Cable at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies Event on the panel, The RDK Revolution on March 27(th) at 3:40 pm MDT in Denver. The conference, in its seventh year, is a one-day event that looks at new cable technologies and architectures. The RDK Revolution...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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