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Canadian delegation to advance gender equality at United Nations

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, announced Canada's delegation to the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), beginning on March 12,...
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Today is safe internet day – Be the change: Unite for a better internet

A message from Missing Children's Network Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday, February 7th with the slogan ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’. Globally,...
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West Island family relieved to be alive after Florida shooting

by Rhonda Massad As we watched the tragic events of the latest gun shooting in the United States on TV, there was an underlying knowledge that given the week and...
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Magical Iceland

By: Ericka Baron As I take in a deep breath of the cool air, I become aware of the echoing sound of my crampons crunching on the lightly snow covered...
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Canadian Summer Job program brought 243 jobs to Pierrefonds-Dollard

by Rhonda Massad Each year the Federal Government helps community organizations and small businesses create summer jobs for youth in our country. This spring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced there...
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Novartis employees return from volunteer healthcare mission in rural Kenya

 Two employees of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (Novartis) in Dorval have returned home after a volunteer healthcare mission to Kenya during which they helped deliver much-needed healthcare services to...
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Canada to make a huge transition to renewable energy soon

As the world continues to deplete its fossil fuel reserves and the industry shows instability, many countries are now making the big switch to renewable energy. With strong environmental...
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Attack in Nice – French flag at half-mast to show solidarity

In response to the terrorist attack on Nice during Bastille Day celebrations on July 14, the mayor of the City of Pointe-Claire, Morris Trudeau, has put the French flag...
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AP&C expands additive manufacturing operations in Greater Montreal

Aerospace industry attracts over $30 million in investments and adds 106 jobs....... Advanced Powders & Coatings (AP&C), a subsidiary of Swedish firm Arcam AB, has decided to expand its operations...
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2016 Olympics in Rio – Pointe-Claire divers to represent Canada

The City of Pointe-Claire, is pleased to congratulate, on behalf of Pointe-Claire residents, athletes Jennifer Abel, Meaghan Benfeito, Roseline Filion and Vincent Riendeau from the Pointe-Claire Dive Club, who...

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