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May 13, 2019, 07:00 ET Powerline Contact Continues to be Unforgiving - Powerline Safety Week Starts May 13 with Ontario-wide Education Campaign

For Powerline Safety Week photos and videos, please visit: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8544551-powerline-safety-week/ MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The invisible impact of powerlines should never be underestimated. In the past decade alone, 19 people in Ontario have lost their lives from overhead powerline contact. May 13 to 19 is Powerline Safety Week, which is meant to...

May 13, 2019, 09:45 ET Giving young Canadians the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers

TORONTO, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are investing in our greatest asset—our people. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced $2.9 million for A Way Home Canada,...

May 10, 2019, 16:41 ET Tourisme Montréal celebrates 100 years of serving the city: 1,000 dedicated partners, 1 giant playground

MONTRÉAL, May 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Tourisme Montréal kicked off its 100th anniversary celebrations this morning. The organization was founded on October 8, 1919 by the Automobile Club of Canada with support from a handful of key players in the local economy. Since then, Tourisme Montréal has had the privilege of witnessing the major events that pushed the city onto the world stage,...

May 10, 2019, 15:19 ET Accelerating access to emergency treatments for patients, pets and livestock

Modernized programs will better meet the needs of patients and their healthcare professionals OTTAWA, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians want improved access to all available treatment options for themselves, their families and friends. At any point in their lives, Canadians could experience a serious medical condition or emergency requiring their healthcare provider to seek access to a...

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