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Canada receives three bids for Future Fighter Capability Project

The new jets will replace the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) existing fleet of CF-18 fighter jets. In picture, RCAF CF-18 Hornets break away after refuelling. The Government of Canada has received three bids for the multi-billion Future Fighter Capability Project that seeks to procure 88 advanced fighter jets. In response to the formal request for proposals released last year, ...

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Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) Forecast to gain 23.76% to hit Consensus price target

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) has a beta value of 2.92 and has seen 1,045,633 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $264.7 Million, closed the last trade at $3.03 per share which meant it lost -$0.48 on the day or -13.68% during that session. The RFP stock price is -77.56% off its 52-week high ...

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Mapleton considering options for water/wastewater expansion

Options including a new water tower in Drayton will be discussed at Thursday evening’s in-person council meeting Township of Mapleton sign. MAPLETON – The Township of Mapleton will be weighing its options for a multi-million dollar water and wastewater expansion at Thursday evening’s meeting. A report to Mapleton council shows RJ Burnside & Associates did a technical evaluation of three requests ...

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Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) Lowered to “Neutral” at CIBC

Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) (TSE:RFP) was downgraded by research analysts at CIBC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. They currently have a $3.75 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $2.75. CIBC’s price target indicates a potential upside of 6.84% from the company’s ...

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Walkway lighting proposal deferred to 2021 budget deliberations

Any decision on a proposal to install lights for North Battleford’s walkways will need to wait a little longer. Due to the estimated high cost of the project, likely to be done over several years, council plans to instead look at the issue for the 2021 budget deliberations, toward the end of the year. The city previously consulted with the ...

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LEAMINGTON TAKES NEXT STEP IN SEARCH FOR NEW POLICE SERVICE

An undated photo of the Leamington Municipal Building at 111 Erie St. N. A consultant has been hired to help Leamington in its search for a new police service. Council agreed to hire MPM Consulting to help them find a new police force in three phases, starting with work on a request for proposal to see what options the town ...

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VitalHub Selected as One of Two Vendors to Provide Clinical Utilization Reviews Under NHS Framework

TORONTO — VitalHub Corp. (the “Company” or “VitalHub”) (TSXV: VHI) is pleased to announce they have been selected by the National Health Service (NHS) as one of two vendors to be included within the new NHS Framework Agreement (Framework). After an extensive RFP evaluation process, VitalHub has been selected as one of two approved vendors to offer Clinical Utilization Reviews ...

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John Ivison: Trudeau government’s Chinese contract not short on stupidity

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa on March 9, 2020. It is a good maxim when watching the government not to attribute to malice those decisions that can be explained by stupidity. It’s likely that nobody in the government of Canada really wanted to award a state-owned Chinese company the contract ...

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How Has the Coronavirus Impacted Canadian Immigration?

An update on the status of foreign workers north of the border. Canada is a multicultural nation. Nominally bilingual, with both English and French holding official language status at the federal level, the world’s second largest nation in area is also home to more than 60 indigenous languages and many other brought to the country by its immigrant population. In fact, ...

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Will Ottawa use its purchasing power to boost Canadian clean-tech firms?

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains at the Imagia headquarters in Montreal on Jan. 9, 2020. Navdeep Bains was speaking about how to support Canadian clean-technology companies during the global race to address climate change when he brought up the prospect of a policy lever that Ottawa has long stepped carefully around. “How can we use government procurement in a strategic way?” ...

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St. Clair looks to update water plant

Engineering study to offer recommendations The St. Clair water treatment plant on Adams Street. The city of St. Clair has hired the firm of Fishbeck to conduct an engineering study of its aging water treatment facility with the goal of updating and extending the plant’s life and efficacy. Two of the four firms that received bid packets responded to the ...

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Billings council accepts bid for Main Street Hill engineering

KAGAWONG – Billings township council has awarded a contract for the engineering work involved in the reconstruction of Main Street in Kagawong. At a meeting last week, council passed a motion to accept the proposal from EXP Engineering Services for design and associated engineering services related to the reconstruction of Main Street in Kagawong. “I would like to thank staff ...

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Shelburne municipality awards tender for accessibility upgrades at Welkum Park

The Municipality of the District Shelburne has approved a tender for Phase I accessibility upgrades to Welkum Park on the Upper Clyde Road in Welshtown. The work will be done in October and consists of renovating several amenities and spaces to improve accessibility features and relocating a few amenities to a central area.  The Municipality of the District Shelburne has ...

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City of Port Alberni seeking someone to lease historic train station

Port Alberni city council to draft a request for expressions of interest Port Alberni’s historic Train Station is located on Kingsway Avenue.  The City of Port Alberni is looking for someone who is interested in leasing the city’s heritage train station. The city last looked at the train station back in July of 2019, when architect Will King presented a ...

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Media Advisory – Resolute to Host Management Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2020 Results

MONTREAL – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its second quarter financial results on July 30, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at (833) 979-2727 at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast ...

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Exciting features for new multi-million dollar aquatic and arena complex

The planned aquatic and arena recreation centre is outlined in red. We’re learning more about specifications and very special features planned for Prince Albert’s multi-million dollar aquatic and arena recreation centre. The city has put out a request for proposals (RFP) for the design of phase one of the facility, which will include two 800-seat arenas and a 47,000 square foot ...

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BIPOC-Led Groups Call Out Kellogg, Rockefeller, and Walmart on Bad Practice

July 10, 2020; Medium, “Heal Food Alliance” A long list of organizations published a letter on the Medium platform last week challenging the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Walmart Foundation to do better when it comes to supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) workers as they strive to create more equitable food systems across the US. The ...

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Leamington a step closer to new police service

The Municipality of Leamington is developing its wish list for policing in the town. Council voted to put out a request for a proposal (RFP) to contract police services. “We just want an accountable police force that we know what we are paying for every time we renew the contract and we haven’t had that since 2014,” said Leamington Mayor ...

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Province to review pandemic response

Alberta will undertake a third-party review of its COVID-19 response that will improve the province’s ability to respond to a potential second wave of the virus as well as any future pandemics. The government is currently seeking proposals for the review. The deadline to submit a proposal is Aug. 10 and the province wants to choose the successful candidate by ...

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Port Alberni City Council mulls request to buy big screen for AV Multiplex

$200K request comes on heels of RFP for renaming rights to AV Multiplex The Alberni Valley Multiplex houses twin rinks and is home to the BC Hockey League Alberni Valley Bulldogs.  The City of Port Alberni is considering adding a big screen to the Alberni Valley Multiplex, but city council is reluctant to make the purchase during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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