Acting auditor general for local government appointed

Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community Sport and Cultural Development, released the following statement today regarding the appointment of an acting auditor general for local government (AGLG). …read more

Source:: Government of British Colombia


Practical Horseman Launches #RoadtoRolex15 Giveaway

By AIM Equine Network Enter to Win a Bag of Feed from Blue Seal! [] …read more

Source:: Pr.Com – United States


Winner in EQUUS Magazine’s “Best Friends” Photo Contest Announced

By AIM Equine Network Readers have spoken, and Beverly Davidson of Vanzant, Missouri, has been named the grand-prize winner in EQUUS Magazine’s 2014 “Best Friends” Photo Contest. Created to celebrate the special relationship between horses and dogs, the contest invited readers to share original photos and essays describing the bond between their equine and canine “best friends.” Vanzant’s entry captured the good-natured [] …read more

Source:: Pr.Com – United States


Legislation Comes Into Force to Ensure Offenders Comply With Court Orders Prohibiting Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use

By Justice Canada Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced the coming into force of the Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Shoker Act. The legislation supports the Government of Canada’s commitment to help keep our streets and communities safe for Canadian families and stand up for victims of crime. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada


Syria: UN warns of humanitarian crisis in Idleb as fighting in city intensifies

The humanitarian situation in conflict-torn Syria is deteriorating even further amid reports that the city of Idleb has fallen to anti-government insurgents, a senior United Nations relief official has warned. …read more

Source:: United Nations


UN agency concerned over plight of refugees after 2 Iraqis die at Bulgarian border

The United Nations refugee agency today expressed concern that people needing international protection are being blocked from entering the European Union, citing the deaths of two Iraqi men who were in a group of 12 Yazidi people allegedly beaten by Bulgarian border guards. …read more

Source:: United Nations


Grants support 72 new seniors spaces in northwest Calgary


The Sage Hill Retirement Residence will provide 72 new supportive living spaces for seniors in northwest Calgary.

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Source:: Government of Alberta


Record low growth in public drug plans masks troubling new trends

By Patented Medicine Prices Review Board The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), through the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) research initiative, is proud to present CompassRx, a flagship annual report and the first of its kind to identify the major drivers behind changes in prescription drug expenditures in public drug plans in Canada – an important element in allowing policy-makers and researchers to understand current trends and anticipate future cost pressures and expenditure levels. …read more

Source:: Government of Canada