Premiers Committed to Economic Competitiveness and Responsible Resource Development

SASKATOON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Premiers agreed on the importance of balancing environmental stewardship with economic growth and competitiveness. They emphasized the need for a clear, predictable and timely environmental assessment process and for provinces and territories to be directly involved in federal legislative or regulatory development. Premiers stressed the important role of strategic infrastructure in getting Canadian goods, services and natural resources to markets and creating jobs.

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 4:40pm ESTCanada's Premiers

Minister Ng announced investments in women entrepreneurs and met with small business owners in Montréal

Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion shared how the federal government is helping small business owners start up, scale up, and access new markets

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 4:30pm ESTInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada


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Hiring Expected To Escalate Among 33% Of SMBs For The Rest Of 2019, According To Alignable, N. America's Top Small Business Network

BOSTON, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Alignable, the largest online network of small businesses with 3.6 million+ members, is launching a new campaign to share the most important trends emerging among SMBs each month.

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 3:14pm ESTAlignable

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers in Florida Employ 6,500 Americans Earning $501 million in Wages, New WSWA Data Shows

MIAMI, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-owned wine and spirits wholesalers in Florida deliver wine and spirits from every corner of the world to local restaurants, bars and stores-- and are a major economic engine in the state, according to a new study. Wholesalers in Florida employ more than 6,500 employees who earn $501 million in wages each year as part of an industry that generates $2.37 billion in Florida state tax revenue each year. Since 2016, wholesaler jobs in Florida have increased 40 percent and collective wages paid have increased by more than $124 million.

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 2:48pm ESTWine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "even worse than Harris" - Brockville shorted 27 hospital beds, 180 staff, new report finds

BROCKVILLE, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "even worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Brockville today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show.

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 1:41pm ESTCanadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

eXo Platform Partners With ONLYOFFICE to Offer an Alternative Office Suite to Its Government Clients

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eXo Platform, the leading open source provider of digital workplace solutions, partners with ONLYOFFICE to offer an integrated office suite to its

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 12:00pm EST

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "even worse than Harris" - Ottawa shorted 317 hospital beds, 2,805 staff, new report finds

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "even worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Ottawa today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show.

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 10:08am ESTCanadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

NCCI Explores: Is the Gig Economy Creating Full-Time Jobs or Just Side Hustles?

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) released its Quarterly Economics Briefing for the second quarter of 2019. The report examines work arrangements that go beyond traditional wage and salary employment, paying particular attention to the kind of short-term work arrangements that comprise the so-called "gig economy."

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 10:06am ESTNational Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)

Mendocino County Switches to Hart InterCivic Voting System

UKIAH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mendocino County is taking delivery of the modern, secure Verity® Voting system from election solution provider Hart InterCivic. User-friendly feat

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ECS Named to $49M IDIQ by HHS to Deliver AI Solutions to Federal Agencies

FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ECS, a leader in advanced technology, science, and engineering solutions, has been named an awardee of a five-year, $49 million contract vehicle to

Full ArticleThu Jul 11, 2019 8:33am EST