Statement by Bruce Power in response to electricity reforms announced today by the Ontario government

TIVERTON, ON, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Bruce Power supports this afternoon's announcement by the Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy and Northern Development and Mines, to modernize the electricity system in a way that focuses on key economic drivers, long-term stability, transparency and the leveraging of existing assets and proven technology.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 2:35pm ESTBruce Power

Families living with autism need public services - Not a six month reprieve

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario Children, Community and Family Services Minister Lisa McCleod, faced with a massive province-wide backlash against the Conservative Governments changes to funding for autism supports, failed to address the real problems facing families living with autism in her announcement today.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 2:10pm ESTCanadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

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Media Advisory - Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau to discuss skills development and Budget 2019 at Fruit d'Or

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau will visit the Plessisville Fruit d'Or processing plant where she will highlight the importance of skills development.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 1:56pm ESTAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada

CDPQ and Hilco Global enter into a long-term partnership agreement

MONTRÉAL and CHICAGO, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("CDPQ") has acquired a minority stake in Hilco Trading, LLC (d/b/a "Hilco Global"), an independent financial services company. Following the transaction, CDPQ will own 27% of Hilco Global.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 1:02pm ESTCaisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

S&P Global Market Intelligence Announces Best-Performing Community Banks and Credit Unions for 2018

NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global Market Intelligence released its annual rankings for 2018's best-performing community banks with assets between $3 billion and $10 billion, community banks with assets less than $3 billion, and top-performing credit unions.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 12:40pm ESTS&P Global Market Intelligence

Fertilizer Industry Concerned Over Lack of Consultation on Saskatchewan Government's $117 Million Potash Tax Hit

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Fertilizer Canada is concerned about the lack of consultation from the Saskatchewan government in altering the current potash taxation regime. These changes will have significant impacts on the business operations of our members and creates uncertainty.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 11:56am ESTFertilizer Canada

Columbia Business School Research Finds that Customization of Pricing Is Not Always the Best Strategy for Retailers or Consumers

NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As large retail chains compete with online retailers to maintain their hold on the market, a Columbia Business School study shows that it's time to stop trying to meet consumers based on their geography. For decades, retailers have employed the strategy of adjusting their pricing store-by-store to match local consumers' willingness to pay. But the new research finds that for some retailers, depending on the competitive landscape they face, following a national pricing strategy may now be more profitable than tailoring prices based on location.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 11:22am ESTColumbia Business School

Statement by Minister Rodriguez on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On March 21, people in Canada and around the world mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 11:20am ESTCanadian Heritage

Federal government doubles assistance for fund that supports municipal infrastructure priorities

VICTORIA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Investing in infrastructure creates good, well-paying middle-class jobs and sets the stage for long-term economic growth that benefits everyone. But there is more to infrastructure investments than jobs and growth. They make our communities better places to live and provide us with the roads, public transit, energy systems, water treatment facilities and recreational spaces we need now and into the future.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 11:15am ESTEmployment and Social Development Canada

Budget 2019 doubles support for municipal infrastructure priorities this year

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - In communities like Mississauga, people depend on every order of government to work together to deliver the infrastructure projects they need - from expanding highways, to improving public transit, to building new recreational centres.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 10:30am ESTPrime Minister's Office