CTA: Raising Tariffs Hurts Americans, Not China

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® regarding President Trump's annou

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Media Advisory - Minister Blair to make a funding announcement

OTTAWA, Aug. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, as he makes a funding announcement to the Province of Ontario under the Initiative to Take Action Against Gun and Gang Violence. He will be joined by the Honourable Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario, and the Honourable Sylvia Jones, Ontario Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

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Secure Verity Voting System Ready for Purchase in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The North Carolina State Board of Elections has certified the Verity® Voting system from Hart InterCivic. This much-anticipated certification of Ve

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Canada Supports Clean, Renewable Energy Technologies in British Columbia

FORT NELSON, BC, Aug. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The best solutions for bringing clean energy to rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. That is why Canada is investing in these communities to build local skills and knowledge to reduce their use of fossil fuels through renewable energy development. These investments will help position rural and remote communities to thrive in the low-carbon economy.

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Courges et cie will be able to continue its expansion

The Government of Canada awards more than $250,000 in financial assistance to this Outaouais business

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New IDTechEx Report Shows Wearables Are Now Worth Over $50bn Per Year as Growth Quietly Continues

BOSTON, Aug. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IDTechEx's latest report on the topic has found that wearable technology products will be worth over $50bn in 2019. In fact, the total market size has doubled in size since 2014, placing wearables as one of the most consistently successful markets around consumer electronics in the last 5 years. However, in 2019 headlines have been less frequent, investment has become more focused, and generally the hype around wearables has all but faded. IDTechEx's most comprehensive study of wearable technology looks at how this sector has evolved over the last few years, and how things will change in the coming decade. The report "Wearable Technology Forecasts 2019-2029" can be found at www.IDTechEx.com/wearable.

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Government of Canada invests in flood mitigation project in Ontario

PORT HOPE, ON, Aug. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Communities are looking for solutions to mitigate the costs and damages caused by flooding to businesses and residences.

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Government of Canada investing in safety at Kenora Airport

KENORA, ON, Aug. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local airports to support and sustain vibrant communities. These airports also provide essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue and forest fire response.

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Canada Post segment reports $50-million loss before tax in second quarter

Growth in parcels volumes and revenue slowed compared to the first two quarters of 2018

Full ArticleFri Aug 23, 2019 9:59am ESTCanada Post

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies

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