Ontario Local Business
Local business in Ontario (Ontario, CA)
Yesterday | via The Toronto Star
Once upon a time it was only Americans who had to worry about the cost of healthcare in retirement. Or so Canadians thought, as they cast a self-satisfied glance south of the border. Comment?
Yesterday | via Globe and Mail
A company's willingness to become a sponsor of the 2015 Pan American/Parapan Games will be considered in the awarding of a new security contract, according to a request for proposals document issued by the TO2015 organizing committee. Sponsorship by an applicant is one of the factors that will affect the decision, states the RFP document issued earlier this month for bids to provide security within the venues at the athletic event next summer. Comment?
Monday | via CRN
Apple launched its new iPad Air 2 on Friday, bringing with it a faster processor, better display, Touch ID capabilities and support of Apple Pay, which launched today, all in a thinner frame. During Apple's second-quarter earnings call in late July, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that iPad sales were down 9 percent year-over-year. Comment?
Monday | via Nanaimo Daily News
Questions about the possible sale of public assets and a government loan to a charity to expand a medical research centre dominated the return of the Ontario legislature Monday. Except for a brief post-election summer sitting in which the government passed its budget, the start of the fall session marked the beginning in earnest of Liberal majority reign. Comment?
Monday | via The Fountain Pen
Ontario is providing $3 million to help front-line responders contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and is encouraging the public to match the donation. The government is providing $1 million to Mdecins Sans Frontires, and another $2 million to the Red Cross to support these organizations' efforts to treat patients in affected countries, train staff, raise awareness and prevent further transmission. Comment?
Friday Oct 17 | via Seattle Times
That's an important question for buyers, sellers, investors and realty agents who've taken part in a nationwide wave of renovations and quick resales using Federal Housing Administration-backed loans the past four years. The federal agency whose policy change in 2010 made tens of thousands of quick flips possible - and helped large numbers of first-time and minority buyers with moderate incomes acquire a home - is about to shut down the program, FHA officials confirmed to me. Comment?
Friday Oct 17 | via The Real Deal
Can you still do a short-term house flip using federally insured, low-down payment mortgage money? That's an important question for buyers, sellers, investors and realty agents who've taken part in a nationwide wave of renovations and quick resales using Federal Housing Administration-backed loans during the past four years. But get your rehabs done soon. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via PressReleasePoint
October 14, 2014 - HFF announced today that it has secured a $54 million refinancing for a distribution center and warehouse facility in Ontario, California, that is the main distribution center for Pier 1 Imports, Inc.'s West Coast operations. HFF worked exclusively on behalf of the borrower, institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, to secure the fixed-rate loan through Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Sys-Con Media
The Company is now in transition to begin its full market launch and national rollout with its initial debut at the end of the month at the 2014 VapeCon lifestyle tradeshow in Ontario, California that starts October 31st and at Vape Summit in Houston, Texas that starts November 7, 2014. Over the past few months, SRB has been test marketing the first of its branded lines of eLiquids, Smith and Ramsay, its signature brand of premium vape liquid now featured online at its web site, www.SmithandRamsay.com . Comment?
Thursday Oct 9 | via DurhamRegion.com
Durham Mental Health Services has marked a pivotal moment in the organization's nearly 30-year history of serving residents in the community. The not-for-profit agency, which has provided services to local individuals and families dealing with mental health concerns since 1987, recently launched a new look, along with a revamped website and Facebook page. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via CBC News
The former Stelco Inc, which U.S. Steel bought in 2007, has recorded a loss from operations in each of the last five years for an aggregate operating loss of about $2.4 billion since 2009, the company and its parent, U.S. Steel, said in statements issued in September. The Hamilton steelworkers who travelled to Toronto Monday to watch the start of U.S. Steel Canada's bankruptcy protection hearings had expected theatrics, but instead they were surprised by a quick adjournment and put on edge by talk of an agreement between lawyers involved behind the scenes. Comment?
Dec 31, 2013 | via Business Wire
The third quarter represented our 150th consecutive quarter of profitability and 100th consecutive quarter of paying a cash dividend to our shareholders. Total loans and leases, net of deferred fees and discount on covered loans, increased by $85.3 million, or 2.36%, for the quarter. Comment?
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