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Press releases from Ontario

Regulators pull back from usage-based billing after half-a-million Canadians speak out

Open Media, Wed November 16, 2011 [PRESS RELEASE]
- he CRTC has released its decision on Internet metering (usage-based billing), and pro-Internet organization is celebrating it as a step forward for the open and affordable Internet. The decision comes as the result of public pressure, channeled primarily through the group’s Stop The Meter campaign, which included a petition that attracted over half-a-million Canadians.

‘WorkCabin’ is the latest tool for Canadians seeking employment in the growing green economy

ECO, Tue July 03, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada - Recently, public interest in climate change has dictated that businesses and organizations change the way they operate, requiring many to adopt better practices and cleaner technology to attract and retain clientele.

Alzheimer’s gene identified:  study

University of Toronto, Sun January 14, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Toronto - An international effort led by scientists at the University of Toronto, Columbia University and Boston University has isolated another gene responsible for Alzheimer's disease.

Environment Canada: Generous Donation to Canadians-Milestone-Ecogift Protects Rare Alvar Habitat

Environment Canada, Tue June 13, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Orillia, Ontario - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of the Environment, today announced the donation of Canada's 500th ecological gift, namely the Prairie Smoke nature reserve.

Canada jumps with two-fold increase in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting, ranking 3rd global

KPMG, Tue June 21, 2005 [PRESS RELEASE]
Toronto, Canada - Canada's corporate social responsibility reporting has improved significantly since 2002, now ranking third among the 16 nations to issue a stand-alone Corporate Responsibility (CR) report separate from their annual report, according to KPMG's International Survey of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting 2005.

Government of Canada Announces $9.2 Million to Help Conserve Species at Risk and Their Habitat

Government of Canada, Wed June 08, 2005 [PRESS RELEASE]
Ottawa, Canada - The Honourable Stephane Dion, Minister of the Environment and the Honourable Geoff Regan, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans today announced $9.2 million in funding to help protect species at risk and their habitat.

Canadian, U.S Partners Protect Parcel Along Wild and Historic Lake Superior Tributary

Nature Conservancy, Sun May 29, 2005 [PRESS RELEASE]
Ontario, Canada - Some 750 acres (304 hectares) along the Pigeon River, a key undeveloped tributary of Lake Superior, will be added to Ontario's protected areas system, establishing a corridor from the Pigeon River Provincial Park west to La Verendrye Provincial Park.

Government of Canada announces funding for Latin America Countries

Government of Canada, Fri May 27, 2005 [PRESS RELEASE]
Ottawa, Canada - Government of Canada announces funding to strengthen occupational safety and health in Central America, Belize and the Dominican Republic and extends funding to combat child labour in Central America, the Caribbean and Chile

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