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Newmarket Headquartered AirBoss Announces Multi-Million Dollar Contract Award for Australian Defence Force

NEWMARKET, Ontario, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AirBoss of America Corp. (TSX: BOS) announced today that AirBoss Defense, the defense products line of its Engineered Products segment, has been awarded components of the personal protective equipment portion of the Land 2110 Phase 1B program for the Australia Defence Force (ADF), from Leidos Australia Pty Ltd. (Leidos). In partnership with Leidos, AirBoss Defense will deliver critical capability in the area of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence (CBRND) to the ADF by supplying its gloves, overboots and recently-commercialized Low Burden Mask. The value of the contract is expected to be USD$11 Million plus any potential revenue from an initial five-year support phase. Deliveries under the contract are expected to commence in 2019 and continue through 2023.

Full Article: www.globalnewswire.com

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New Subway Service is Transforming Vaughan with Spikes in Transit Ridership, New Development Being Credited to New Extension

Vaughan TTCThe recently opened Toronto-York Spadina subway extension is being credited for driving “transformational” growth in downtown Vaughan, though some of the new stations appear to be suffering some early growing pains, according to the latest ridership numbers from the TTC.

The line, which opened in December 2017, includes six new stations stretching from Downsview Park to the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

Full Article: www.cbc.ca

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Markham Headquartered TeraGo to conduct 5G Fixed Wireless trial in GTA with PHAZR

I.C.E. datacentreMarkhamOct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – TeraGo Inc. (“TeraGo” or the “Company“) (TSX: TGO, www.terago.ca), announced that it will be initiating a technical trial in the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA“) utilizing fixed wireless 5G millimetre wave equipment from PHAZR Inc. (“PHAZR“).

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Vaughan Headquartered GFL Environmental and Waste Industries announce Merger Creating Leading Environmental Services Company in North America

GFL EnvironmentalVAUGHAN and RALEIGH, NC, Oct. 10, 2018 /CNW/ – GFL Environmental Inc. (“GFL“) and Waste Industries announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in a transaction that values Waste Industries at a total enterprise value of US$2.825 billion (approximately C$3.65 billion). 

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Newmarket Headquartered AirBoss Announces Defense Contract Worth up to $36.5 Million for CBRN Protective Gloves

Airboss GlovesNEWMARKET, Ontario, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AirBoss of America Corp. (TSX: BOS) announced today that AirBoss Defense, the defense products line of its Engineered Products segment, has been awarded an IDIQ contract from the US Department of Defense for the manufacture of up to 1,620,000 pairs of AirBoss Molded Glove (AMG) chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN) protective gloves.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Newmarket Headquartered AirBoss Announces Contract Award for the Joint General Service Respirator (JGSR) for Canadian Department of National Defense

Airboss Gas MaskNEWMARKET, Ontario, Oct. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AirBoss of America Corp. (TSX: BOS) announced today that AirBoss Defense, the defense products line of its Engineered Products segment, has been awarded the Joint Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear General Service Respirator (J CBRN GSR) contract for the Canadian Department of National Defense (DND).

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Canada’s First Near Net-Zero Supermarket Leads the Way for a Clean Energy Future in Stouffville

Longo's StouffvilleSTOUFFVILLE, ON, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ – The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of Parliament for Markham–Stouffville, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $1.44-million investment to help build Canada’s first near net-zero supermarket, creating approximately 165 new jobs in the Stouffville area.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Markham Headquartered Redline Communications and Microsoft Announce Partnership to Lower the Cost of TV White Space Solutions

Microsoft & Redline PartnershipREDMOND, Wash. & MARKHAM, York RegionOct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ — On Thursday, Redline Communications (TSX:RDL) and Microsoft Corp.announced a new partnership that will help address the rural broadband gap using TV White Space technology.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Seneca College King Campus Celebrates Grand Opening of $99-Million Magna Hall

Magna Hall at Seneca in King, York RegionHundreds of students and faculty members, joined by business representatives and government officials, gathered on Sept. 27 to celebrate the grand opening of Magna Hall, a newly built academic and athletic facility at the campus. Magna Hall is now the biggest facility on campus, with a capacity of 1,450 students.

Full Article: yorkregion.com

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Markham Headquartered Hyundai (Canada) NEXO Makes First Appearance in Ontario with Provincial Government Officials

Hyundai NexoMARKHAM, ON, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today is participating in a ride-and-drive event in Toronto outside of the Ontario Legislative Building in collaboration with The Canadian Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Coalition of automakers.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Summit Adds to Richmond Hill Data Centre Capacity

Tech WallSummit Industrial Income REIT has announced it is extending a $16-million mezzanine loan to its partner Urbacon Montreal Limited Partnership to develop a new 95,000-square-foot data centre property (DC2) on land owned by Urbacon directly adjacent to the existing data centre (DC1) in Richmond Hill, Ont. 

Full Article: canada.constructconnect.com

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Markham Headquartered TeraGo to Acquire Mobilexchange

I.C.E. datacentreMarkham, Sept.  21, 2018 /CNW/ – TeraGo Inc. (“TeraGo” or the “Company“) (TSX: TGO, www.terago.ca), today announced that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement under which TeraGo Networks Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TeraGo, will acquire (the “Acquisition“) all of the issued and outstanding shares of Mobilexchange Spectrum Inc. and its parent holding company Mobilexchange Spectrum Holdings Inc. (collectively “MSI“) for aggregate cash consideration of $5,664,716 (the “Purchase Price“).

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Compugen Opens New, Expanded Western Hub in Calgary

CompugenCompugen Inc. is proud to announce the opening of its new, expanded Western Hub on 29 [th] Street N.E. in Calgary, including state-of-the-art configuration and warehouse facilities. The new location, close to the Calgary International Airport, supports sales, services and related logistics for customers in the Western and northern parts of Canada.

Full Article: marketwatch.com

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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada Announces Pilot Project in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario

Vaughan-Based Drone Delivery CanadaVaughan, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 20, 2018) – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSXV: FLT) (OTCQB: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully assembled its team and infrastructure in the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario to commence its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Pilot Project ‘BVLOS Pilot Project’.

Full Article: menafn.com

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FSD Pharma Signs Collaboration and Profit Sharing Agreement with Markham-Based Canntab for Production and Market of Oral Dose Delivery Platforms

CannTabTORONTO & MARKHAM, Sept.18, 2018 /CNW/ – FSD Pharma Inc. (CSE: HUGE) (OTC: FSDDF) (FRA: 0K9) (“FSD Pharma” or the “Company), which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc., is a licensed producer pursuant to the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive collaboration and profit sharing agreement (the “Agreement“) with Canntab Therapeutics Limited (CSE:PILL) (“Canntab“), a leader in the rapidly growing cannabis pill market, effective September 17, 2018.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Vaughan Headquartered CannTrust Makes History with First Shipment of Cannabis Oil to Danish Partner, Stenocare

CannTrust LogoVAUGHAN, ONSept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ – CannTrust Holdings Inc. (“CannTrust” or the “Company”) (TSX: TRST), one of Canada’s leading and most trusted licensed producers of cannabis, today announced that it has completed its first shipment of cannabis oils to Danish Joint Venture Partner STENOCARE.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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App From Markham-Based Node Connects Instagram Influencers with Restaurants Offering Freebies for Posts

Bakery Uses Node Influencer AppThe app aims to connect micro-influencers with restaurants in the province. Instagram users with a public account and more than 1,500 followers can sign up to redeem so-called nodes, essentially free food or drinks from restaurants in exchange for a post.

Full Article: business.financialpost.com

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