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15:07 ET Marco Dispaltro and Alison Levine among seven boccia athletes named to Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games team

- Four Parapan Am medallists from Toronto 2015 return to Canadian squad - Lima 2019 will take place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA, June 19, 2019...


10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McKenna and the Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin mark 100 years of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. To highlight this milestone, ...


09:00 ET NBA bound RJ Barrett becomes first Indochino signature athlete

Projected Top Pick in the 2019 NBA Draft Signs Multi-year Partnership and Will Launch Exclusive Custom Apparel Collection VANCOUVER, June 19, 2019...


07:00 ET The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is back and better than ever

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Imagine 200 treasure boxes hidden along an epic trail that spans 24,000 kilometres of Canada's land and waterways, just ...


07:00 ET Development for the world's first 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults and Older Adults underway

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology receives funding from the Government of Canada OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Physical activity is a...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:17 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada reveal official theme song for Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Team

"Shine" is performed in English and French by Canadian singer Eva Avila Project is a partnership between the Canadian Paralympic Committee, CBC...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:02 ET Government of Canada Supports Development of 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults

Guidelines will provide information on the recommended amount of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:00 ET RBC signs multi-year sponsorship deal with Canadian basketball star RJ Barrett

Top NBA prospect and 2020 Olympic Games hopeful joins Team RBC TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, RBC announced its newest Team RBC brand...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:00 ET lululemon Launches Selfcare Line Designed By Athletes For Athletes

Today, lululemon unveiled its newest product line, offering a variety of personal care products for guests, following a successful test earlier this...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:00 ET US-based Sports Engineering, Inc. announces revolutionary shoe technology that may significantly reduce injuries for professional and amateur athletes

Sports Engineering, Inc.'s SmartSpring TM technology offers a novel solution that can reduce injuries, enhance performance and provide more comfort...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:00 ET A new Deer Creek is coming soon - Spring 2020

AJAX, ON, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - "Deer Creek has been a staple in the Durham Region community for over 30 years. As the premier location for hosting...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:30 ET Liberty Defense to Collaborate with FC Bayern München to Beta Test HEXWAVE

TSXV: SCAN Frankfurt: LD2 OTCQB: LDDFF (Pending) VANCOUVER and MÜNCHEN, Germany, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Liberty Defense Holdings, Ltd. ("Liberty")...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:00 ET Ortho Regenerative Technologies Announces Changes in Executive Leadership

Bio-Pharma veteran Claude LeDuc to replace Dr. Brent Norton as President and Chief Executive Officer KIRKLAND, QC, June 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Ortho ...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:00 ET GFL's Patrick Dovigi Donates $5 Million to Fund New Innovative Sports Clinic

VAUGHAN, ON, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - GFL Environmental Inc. has announced that founder and CEO Patrick Dovigi has donated $5 million to help create an...


Jun 14, 2019, 17:53 ET A Record 7.7 Million Canadians Watch Toronto Raptors Clinch Canada's First NBA Championship on TSN, CTV, and RDS

– Nearly 16 million Canadians watch some part of the Raptors' title-clinching Game 6 victory over the Warriors on Thursday night – – Game 6 ranks as...


Jun 14, 2019, 17:00 ET 900 cyclists raise $450,000 to support sick children at the Montreal Children's Hospital

MONTREAL, June 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - From June 10-14, 900 cyclists took a turn on the 30-person Mighty Bike to Pedal for Kids at the Montreal...


Jun 14, 2019, 16:25 ET That's a Rap! TSN, CTV, CTV News Channel, and CP24 Provide Live Coverage of THE RAPTORS CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE, Monday

– National simulcast of THE RAPTORS CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE begins Monday, June 17 at 10 a.m. ET on TSN, CTV, CP24, and CTV News Channel, with special...


Jun 14, 2019, 16:08 ET A ParticipACTION-sponsored Crazy for Cricket Event at Valley Park Middle School brings Thorncliffe and Flemingdon Park families together to get active and watch the ICC World Cup Cricket Match between India and Pakistan

TORONTO, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park families this Sunday June 16, 2019 to celebrate with two billion fans...


Jun 14, 2019, 14:01 ET United Kingdom's first LGBTQ+ Founders' Trade Mission kicks off Americas-wide "Love is GREAT Britain" campaign

UK TO ACTIVATE 29 EQUALITY AWARENESS EVENTS TO INCLUDE PRIDES, FILM FESTIVALS, SPORT AND LGBTQ+ TOURISM FORUMS TORONTO, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Jun 14, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Duncan to visit the University of British Columbia to celebrate research investment/

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will visit the University of British Columbia to...


Jun 14, 2019, 08:00 ET On Lixar Community Day, Lixar and the Ottawa Champions are Focused on Growing Community

Together, they're fielding dreams for the Lixar Lightning Boys and Girls Club Little League Team at the Ottawa vs Cubans Game, Friday, June 14th...


Jun 14, 2019, 05:09 ET Important Safety Warning: Possible Fire Risk With Torqeedo Outboard Motor Batteries "Travel" and "Ultralight"

Torqeedo GmbH, Gilching, has determined a possible safety risk in connection with the batteries of the outboard motors "Travel" and "Ultralight":...


Jun 13, 2019, 15:52 ET Media Advisory - Minister Duncan to visit the University of British Columbia to celebrate research investment

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will visit the University of British Columbia to...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:13 ET $111,000 raised for Candlelighters at Alterna's Annual Golf Classic

OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Alterna Savings and Credit Union Ltd. (Alterna) raised an outstanding $111,000 for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:00 ET Raptor Referral: How Ancient Chinese Medicine Could Clinch Game Six and the Series

Veteran Toronto Chinese Medicine Practitioner Prescribes Eastern Medicine to Supercharge Raptors TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - As Toronto and the...