Windsor - Nov. 14, 2013: Devasting news out of Leamington, Ontario today as workers at the Heinz Canada plant have been told that the facility will shut down in June of 2014. Leamington Mayor John Paterson and Windsor-Essex Economic Development Corporation CEO Sandra Pupatello are expected to hold a media conference at 3:00 pm on Thursday. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Oct. 9, 2013: Think back to the biggest sale your company made last year. What was its dollar value; $5,000...$50,000...$500,000? How much time did you and perhaps your team put into making that sale happen? Was it a few days or maybe weeks? Perhaps it took a couple of months and many meetings. When it comes to the biggest transaction of the year, you want to make sure that everyone understands what they are getting, when they are getting it, what to expect and what it will cost. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 30, 2013: Join us on Saturday, August 31st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.as we kick off Devonshire Mall’s new centre-wide free WiFi. We’re going to celebrate with one of the biggest contest giveaways in Devonshire’s history! Bring all your friends and family – this is going to be exciting! We’ll be giving away SIX Apple iPads! FULL STORY
Cornwall - Aug. 13, 2013: Today, Kevin Baker and his team at Baker Heating and Air Conditioning launched their brand new website. They have been serving Cornwall and the Eastern Ontario Market for over 40 years, and bring a lifetime of experience in the excellence of their trade. "We are pleased to be able to offer another service and a new way to connect with our customers," stated Baker. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Aug. 8, 2013: If your business insurance policy was a restaurant menu, what we'll talk about today would likely be considered the "side dishes". Just like the vegetables or rice help to compliment the main attraction of either steak or fish, there’s whole host of smaller coverages which are often included in commercial insurance policies which accompany the property and liability, or the “meat" of your coverage. And even though a lot of those who work in the insurance industry consider them to be “frills”, these so-called frills can become awfully important if your business suffers a loss FULL STORY
Leamington - Aug. 6, 2013: The Leamington District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards â€“ sponsored by UNITED COMMUNITIES CREDIT UNION.
This is another exciting year for the Awardsâ€ says Sally McDonald, General Manager of the Chamber. â€œThe format we started in 2011 has been such a great success that we are continuing the appetizer â€“ mingling â€“ networking format. FULL STORY
Sherbrooke - Jul. 29, 2013: Ivanhoé Cambridge continues to execute its investment plan for Quebec with the acquisition of a 50% interest in Carrefour de l'Estrie, the largest shopping centre in Quebec's Eastern Townships region. This interest has been acquired from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) which will continue to own 50% of the shopping centre. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jul. 22, 2013: Today, Glen Murray, Minister of Transportation and Minister of Infrastructure, issued the following statement on the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway in Windsor: I have become aware of an issue regarding some of the girders on the Rt. Hon Herb Gray Parkway. Further installation of the girders in question has ceased. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Jun. 25, 2013: The very first time that I work with a potential client, I'll often ask them if they think they're getting good value for their business insurance dollar. Most of the time, the response is a chuckle followed by something along the line of "How in the world should I know if I’m paying too much for my insurance?" FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 18, 2013: Operational efficiency and growth through store network improvements were key factors in LCBO’s
2012-13 financial results, which reported net sales of $4.892 billion, up $182 million (3.9 per cent) from 2011-12. LCBO transferred an all-time high $1.7 billion dividend, not including taxes, to the Ontario government, $70 million (4.3 per cent) more than in 2011-12. FULL STORY
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