Budget 2019: A Secure and Dignified Retirement for Canadians

MONTRÉAL, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the course of their lives, seniors have made tremendous contributions to their communities right across Canada - and carry with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills they can continue to contribute today.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 10:30am ESTInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada


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January Marks 14th Consecutive Month of YoY decline in US Smartphone Sales

SAN DIEGO and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina and LONDON and NEW DELHI and HONG KONG and BEIJING and SEOUL, South Korea, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartphones sell-through in the US market fell 2.7% year-on-year (YoY) in January 2019 to 13.7 million units, according to the latest research from Counterpoint's Market Pulse program. This is the 14th consecutive month of YoY decline in sales and the second successive year when sales were down on a YoY basis in January.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 10:07am ESTCounterpoint Research

Better affordability boosts housing markets

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- There is good news for homebuyers just as the spring sales season starts to heat up: housing affordability has improved.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:56am ESTNationwide

S&P 500 Q4 2018 Buybacks Set 4th Consecutive Quarterly Record at $223 Billion; 2018 Sets Record $806 Billion

NEW YORK, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") announced today that preliminary Q4 2018 S&P 500(®) stock buybacks, or share repurchases, set a fourth consecutive record of $223.0 billion. This displaces the previous record of $203.8 billion, set during Q3 2018 and is a 62.8% increase from the $137.0 billion reported for Q4 2017.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:53am ESTS&P Dow Jones Indices

Budget 2019: A secure and dignified retirement for Canadians

QUÉBEC, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the course of their lives, seniors have made tremendous contributions to their communities right across Canada--and carry with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills they can continue to contribute today.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:40am ESTEmployment and Social Development Canada

Solar Photovoltaic Generation Expands in the Americas as Capacity Installations More than Double

Government support in the form of auctions and net metering schemes, coupled with solar price competitiveness, drive growth opportunities in the regional market, finds Frost & Sullivan

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:29am ESTFrost & Sullivan

Solar Photovoltaic Generation Expands in the Americas as Capacity Installations More than Double

Government support in the form of auctions and net metering schemes, coupled with solar price competitiveness, drive growth opportunities in the regional market, finds Frost & Sullivan

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:29am ESTFrost & Sullivan

Media Advisory - Minister Rodriguez to Visit the Centre-du-Québec Region, Québec City and Mauricie to Promote the Government of Canada's Budget Priorities

QUÉBEC, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honorable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will be in Drummondville and Victoriaville on Tuesday, March 26, in Québec City on Wednesday, March 27, and in Shawinigan and Trois-Rivières on Thursday, March 28. He will take advantage of his visit to these regions to promote the Government of Canada's 2019 Budget and to meet with cultural and heritage organizations.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:27am ESTCanadian Heritage

Media Advisory - Minister Garneau to Discuss Skills and Budget 2019 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will visit the facilities of Probiotech International Inc., where he will underline the importance of skills development.

Full ArticleMon Mar 25, 2019 9:09am ESTTransport Canada