Industry leader Martha George will be honoured at 2017 Golf Classic
Martha George, president of the Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA), will be honoured at Conestoga’s 22nd annual Golf Classic on May 30. The event recognizes community and business leaders while raising funds for redevelopment projects at the college.
George has been a long-time supporter of the Conestoga community and served multiple terms on the college’s Board of Governors. She maintains an ongoing interest and active involvement in Conestoga’s skilled trades and apprenticeship programs and dedicates time to connect with students and employees through numerous guest speaker appearances and participation in various college initiatives.
Entrepreneur Geoff Linton to transform iconic Guelph landmark into the new home for a fast growing digital marketing company
Guelph - Geoff Linton, local entrepreneur, Owner and CEO of Inbox Marketer Corporation, has purchased the historic former King Edward Hotel in downtown Guelph. Inbox Marketer plans to revitalize the 2 Wyndham building into a multi-use tech hub and centre of excellence bringing innovation to the heart of downtown Guelph.
UWaterloo researchers awarded $3 million for strategic research partnerships
Waterloo - Five researchers from the University of Waterloo who are collaborating with industry and other organizations on strategic research projects received more than $3 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Honeybee, Soil Research Projects Get $1.4 Million from NSERC
Protecting dwindling honeybee populations and improving soil health are the goals of two University of Guelph initiatives that received more than $1.4 million in federal support yesterday. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) awarded Strategic Partnership Grants to Prof. Rod Merrill, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Prof. Claudia Wagner-Riddle, School of Environmental Sciences.
Premier Wynne Addresses the United States: Statement
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met yesterday with Canada's Ambassador to the United States, David MacNaughton, and released the following statement: "I want to thank my friend Ambassador MacNaughton for a great meeting today to discuss the concrete steps we are taking to ensure Ontario's interests are well represented in Washington and throughout the United States.
Shimco Supports Local Hospital Community Campaign
The company and the Voss family make generous donations to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation for new and expanded patient services.
Cambridge Shimco, a world - wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts , specialized coatings and gap - management solutions and the family of Peter Voss, Shimco President, CEO and Owner recently made generous don ation s to support the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation ( CMHF) in its efforts to raise needed funds for new and expanded clinical services.‘
Sun Life Financial Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results
Toronto - Sun Life Financial Inc. announced its results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. Fourth quarter reported net income was $728 million. Fourth quarter operating net income(1) and underlying net income(1) were $732 million and $560 million, respectively.
Co-operators General Insurance Company Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
Guelph - Co-operators General Insurance Company ("Co-operators General") announced its consolidated financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2016. For the fourth quarter, Co-operators General reported consolidated net income of $128.8 million, compared to $103.3 million for the same quarter in 2015. Earnings per common share was $5.84 for the fourth quarter, compared to $4.69 for the same period last year. Direct written premium was $639.1 million in the quarter, an increase of $24.2 million as compared to $614.9 million in the fourth quarter last year.
CPA Canada's Joy Thomas Appointed to National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy
Toronto - Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) will continue to play an active role in the implementation of the National Strategy for Financial LiteracyCount Me In, Canada. Joy Thomas, president and CEO, CPA Canada, is one of the individuals officially appointed today to the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy. These new members will build on the work of the first committee, whose two-year mandate recently expired. CPA Canada welcomes the opportunity to maintain its representation and support the committee.
All Financial Fronts - Almost
Equitable Life of Canada posts record results for 2016
Waterloo - Equitable Life of Canada had an outstanding year in 2016, surpassing previous records on almost all financial fronts and achieving several significant milestones over the course of the year. Most notably, the Company realized earnings of $80 million, an increase of 49% over last year's net income of $53.8 million. These earnings resulted in a return on policyholders' equity of 14.8%.
2017 Canada spring forecast: Wet, cloudy weather to keep warmth at bay in East; Extended ski season in store for West
Cloudy, damp spring on tap for Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Valley
AccuWeather reports the cold and stormy weather pattern that has dominated western Canada this winter will continue into the spring, providing excellent conditions for ski resorts across the region. Meanwhile, wet and cloudy weather will take hold around the Great Lakes and in some of Canada's largest cities before being replaced by warmer, more springlike conditions.