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VIDEO: Shell Canada rewards 5,000 acts of kindness with free gift cards

Feb 15, 2019, 10:00 ET Shell Canada rewards 5,000 acts of kindness with free gift cards

Customers across Canada will be recognized for their kindness starting on National Random Acts of Kindness day CALGARY, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Shell Canada today announced its plans to help fuel kindness across Canada by giving away more than 5,000 Shell gift cards and encouraging people to pay it forward to a friend, family member or stranger. The gift card giveaway, which is part of Shell's...

Feb 15, 2019, 12:08 ET The Governments of Canada and Manitoba Join Forces to Support French-Language Services in the Province

The Governments of Canada and Manitoba announce an agreement to improve access to French-language programs and services in the province WINNIPEG, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the generations, Canadians have kept their official languages and culture alive and well. English and French are at the heart of our identity and values. Ensuring their vitality is essential and depends on building strong ...

Feb 15, 2019, 11:26 ET Air Canada to Implement Recently Increased Foreign Ownership Levels

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada (TSX: AC) today announced that it will seek shareholder approval at its 2019 annual and special meeting of shareholders to amend its articles of incorporation to increase the limits of foreign ownership and control of its voting shares to those permitted by amendments made to the Canada Transportation ACT (CTA) in 2018. The amendments to its...

Feb 15, 2019, 11:14 ET VIA Rail's fleet replacement program: Siemens Canada launches procurement process

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) fleet replacement program, Siemens Canada, the company that was selected by VIA Rail to manufacture the new trains to operate on the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, is looking for interested suppliers. For this process, two Siemens' procurement offices have been set up in Montreal, Quebec and Oakville, Ontario. Siemens aims...

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