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Markham-Based Pond Technologies: First Commercial Carbon Abatement Algae Plant to be built at Stelco

Pond TechnologiesMARKHAM, ONDec. 8, 2017 /CNW/ – Stelco Algae Holdings Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Stelco Inc. (TSX:STLC)., and Pond Technologies Inc. of Markham Ontario are pleased to announce their collaboration for the construction of the world’s first commercial algae plant utilizing industrial greenhouse gas emissions. 

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Ontario’s TargetGHG Program: Markham-Based Pond Technologies Receives $5-Million in Funding

Pond TechnologiesCommercial Algae Carbon Capture (Pond Technologies, Stelco, SNC-Lavalin): Converts gases from steel mill into biofuel, reducing GHG emissions as well as transforming them into marketable products. Dollar value of the project is $13.9 million from OCE and partners.

Full Article: news.ontario.ca

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18 Employers in York Region Make The Top 100 GTA Employers List

2018 GTA's Top EmployersThis list highlights companies with significant hiring locations within York Region. Other companies on the Top 100 list may have smaller operations within York Region, but have not been included.

Full List: www.canadastop100.com

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Markham Headquartered Huawei Canada And Seneca Sign Agreement On Huawei Authorized Learning Program

Huawei & Seneca College in York RegionShenzhen, CHINA & Markham, York Region-  December 1, 2017 – Today, Huawei Canada, one of Canada’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) companies, and Seneca announced the signing of a long-term agreement for Seneca to deliver training programs for Huawei’s Canadian business operations.

Full Article: www.huawei.com

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Compugen Quantifying Carbon Offsets In Refurb And Reuse

Steve Glover, Compugen in Richmond Hill, York RegionCompugen, a major IT service provider in Canada, launched a refurbishment arm a decade ago called Compugen Finance. It offers ITAD services to Compugen’s customers, including large enterprise clients such as banks, insurance companies, law firms and more.

Full Article: www.resource-recycling.com

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Vaughan Headquartered Cara Operations Limited Completes Acquisition of Pickle Barrel

Pickle BarrelVAUGHAN, ONDec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Cara Operations Limited (TSX: CARA) (“Cara”) announced on October 16, 2017 that it entered into a purchase agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Pickle Barrel Group of Restaurants. Today, Cara is pleased to announce the transaction successfully closed November 30, 2017.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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York University Markham Centre Campus Will Feature Light-Filled Flexible Space For Students

Markham CampusMARKHAM, November 29, 2017 – York University’s Board of Governors has approved the preliminary design and budget for the York University Markham Centre Campus project, an important milestone along the way to opening the new campus in September, 2021.

Full Article: news.yorku.ca

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‘Ghost’ Trains Running On New Line 1 Extension To VMC As TTC Tests $3.1B Service

Subway Train to York RegionThe TTC is running “ghost” trains on its Line 1 extension between Sheppard West and Vaughan Metropolitan Centre stations starting on Sunday as the transit agency tests its soon-to-be-opened service. The Line 1 extension, at a cost of $3.1 billion, is slated to open on Dec. 17, linking Toronto to York Region.

Full Article: www.cbc.ca

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Accion Labs to Open New Location in Markham

Accion LabsAccion Labs is expanding into Canada with a new office in Markham, Ontario. The Pittsburgh-based Accion announced the plans for a new Canadian outpost this week, dubbed Accion Labs Canada. The company has locations around the world, including India, Australia, Malaysia and the U.K. Accion declared Markham as a “perfect fit for the growing technology industry,” according to a release. The company even described Markham as Canada’s very own Silicon Valley, due to the number of prominent tech companies with offices in the city of 330,000, including IBM, Honeywell and AMD Technologies. “We have been watching the incredible growth in Canada has had in recent years along with its business-friendly environment,” said Kinesh Doshi, CEO of Accion Labs.

Full Article: www.techvibes.com

More Info: www.accionlabs.com

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Evolution Technology Resources Inc. (ETKR) Has Acquired Gaming Consultant Company

Evotech OnlineMARKHAM, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evolution Technology Resources Inc. has received an additional financial commitment from investment firm Eliseo Partners to invest into the user growth of VIPSpel. With this commitment Evolution Technology Resources aims to hit a target of 100.000 user registrations.

Full Article: www.businesswire.com

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