Canada added 378,000 mostly full-time jobs in September as COVID-19 case spike

Christel Deskins

Canada’s COVID-19 ravaged economy created 378,000 jobs in September, even as COVID-19 cases surged. The bulk of them, 334,000, were full-time positions, according to Statistics Canada. “The surprising advance was also heavily tilted toward the hard-hit services sector (+303K), particularly accommodation and food services, education, and information, culture and recreation, […]

Westland Insurance Acquires 2 Brokerage Firms in Alberta, Canada

Christel Deskins

Westland Insurance Group Ltd. announced it has acquired two brokers, based in Alberta, Canada, effective October 1, 2020. Ironside Insurance Brokers is a family-owned brokerage located in Carstairs, Alberta. Its professional insurance advisors are experts in residential, auto, life, travel, recreation, farm and commercial insurance services. G&E Insurance has been […]

Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Partners With Exactis Innovation for ELAINE 1 Clinical Trial Sites in Canada

Christel Deskins

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of female oncology products in the precision medicine metastatic breast cancer arena, today announced a collaboration with Exactis Innovation, a pan-Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) in precision medicine, […]

Sedgwick Canada launches Building Consulting Division

Christel Deskins

TORONTO, ONT, SEPT. 15, 2020/insPRESS/ – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the creation of a new building consulting division in Ontario, Canada. The new building consulting division in Canada is crucial to the continued growth of Sedgwick in the region […]

Inner Spirit Holdings Announces Additional Strategic Investment to Fund Spiritleaf Corporate Store Expansion across Canada

Christel Deskins

Canada’s premium retail cannabis brand raises additional funds to support further Spiritleaf store expansion in key customer markets CALGARY, AB, Sept. 14, 2020 /CNW/ – Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. (“Inner Spirit” or the “Company“) (CSE: ISH), a Canadian company that has established a national network of Spiritleaf retail cannabis stores, today […]