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An unprecedented story in Canada: Parc Safari rewilds two cheetahs in their natural habitat in Africa

HEMMINGFORD, QC, Feb. 8, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – Here is a story of love and resilience sure to soften the edges in these difficult Covid-stricken times. Parc Safari, located in Hemmingford, Quebec, in collaboration with The Aspinall Foundation, a UK based charity devoted to the conservation of endangered species, and the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Preserve in Zimbabwe, have joined forces to re-introduce two of the park’s cheetahs to their natural habitat. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Hyundai Elantra Wins Prestigious 2021 North American Car of the Year™

Award caps strong year for Hyundai Motor North America and Elantra

– Dramatic four-door-coupe look comes to life with “Parametric Dynamics” design theme

Segment-first wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

Segment-first Hyundai Digital Key

– More than 50 MPG combined fuel EPA estimated economy rating on first-ever Elantra Hybrid

Elantra N and Elantra N Line performance models added to the family Continue reading

13Dec/20

Xoom, a PayPal service, announces secure money transfers to mobile wallets in 12 countries in Africa

Xoom, PayPal’s money transfer service, announced that the company’s customers in the US, UK, Canada and Europe can now send secure and convenient money transfers directly to mobile wallets in key markets across Africa with a focus on the underbanked segment. This new service expands the company’s offering to send money to mobile wallets in Burundi, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe—with plans to include more markets in 2021. Read more

22Sep/20

FORTUNE Announces Sixth Annual Change the World List of Companies That Are Doing Well By Doing Good

Today, FORTUNE reveals its sixth annual “Change the World” list, which showcases over 50 companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations this year. Companies are recognized for innovative business strategies that positively impact the world. This year’s list includes 28 companies from the U.S. and Canada; 10 from Asia and the Middle East; 8 from Europe; and 3 each from Africa and Latin America. Read more

03Aug/20

Secondary Education in Africa: Preparing Youth for the Future of Work

LONDON, Aug. 3, 2020 /Mastercard Foundation/– In its quest to add value to the human development of Africans, Mastercard Foundation embarked on extensive research projects that have been aggregated into one super report entitled, “Secondary Education in Africa: Preparing Youth for the Future of Work”.
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20Jul/20

Tech Leaders and Health Authorities from Around the Globe Collaborate to Combat COVID-19

he Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today launched a new initiative to use open source technologies to help public health authorities (PHAs) around the world combat COVID-19 and future epidemics. The new Linux Foundation Public Health (LFPH) initiative is launching with seven Premier members – Cisco, doc.ai, Geometer, IBM, NearForm, Tencent, and VMware – and two hosted exposure notifications projects, COVID ShieldTM and COVID GreenTM, which are currently being deployed in Canada, Ireland, and several U.S. states. Read more

15Feb/20

Designer Brands Announces Business Partnership With Global Superstar Jennifer Lopez To Develop Footwear And Handbag Collection

Designer Brands Inc. (NYSE:DBI), one of North America’s largest footwear and accessories retailers, today announced a business partnership with music and entertainment powerhouse Jennifer Lopez. The legendary artist, style icon, and entrepreneur will partner with Designer Brands to develop and produce the JLO JENNIFER LOPEZ collection, a line of footwear and handbags. The collection will be sold exclusively at DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse stores in the United States and Canada, and online at DSW.com. The footwear line is poised to debut in Spring 2020 with handbags to follow. Read More

04Dec/19

Zynga Celebrates Bugatti’s 110th Anniversary with Special CSR Racing 2 Event Series

Players Can Race and Collect Exclusive Bugatti-Engineered Hyper Sports Cars in Game
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08Oct/17

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (BRIDGESTONE WORLD SOLAR CHALLENGE) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday (October 8) with nearly 40 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Bombardier loses battle with Boeing

The U.S. Commerce Department has slapped preliminary anti-subsidy duties on Bombardier’s CSeries jets after rival Boeing accused Canada of unfairly subsidizing the aircraft. As Laura Frykberg reports, the move is likely to strain trade relations between the neighbours and cause problems in Britain where Bombardier’s Northern Ireland factory employs thousands. Continue reading