Ontario Local Business
Wednesday | via The Age
A staff member from Alaska Airlines, Delta's partner airline, offered to pay for a ticket to Seattle for Mariam Thomas after seeing her conversation with Delta on Twitter. Following a series of delays on her outbound flight to Ontario, California, with Delta Airlines, Miriam Thomas found that her return flight to Seattle, from where she was to fly home to Vancouver, was cancelled without notice, News1130 reported. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via CTV
A Vancouver woman who found herself stranded at an airport in California holding only a cancelled plane ticket is publicly thanking an Alaska Airlines employee who used her own money to help fly her home. In a series of tweets, Miriam Thomas described her irritation after her flight from Vancouver to Ontario, Calif. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via The London Free Press
The announcement, made by the maker of the drug Harvoni, Gilead Sciences Canada, comes five months after it was approved for use by Health Canada and three months after The Free Press reported how patients were dying waiting for the drug to be funded. Until now, while Harvoni is widely available in the United States and Europe, the only Ontarians with access were those with private insurance or those given the drug for free by Gilead on compassionate grounds. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via CRN
Dell signaled Monday it's not messing around when it comes to accelerating its data center charge, announcing that two industry veterans, Rory Read and Paul Perez, would be joining its executive lineup. Dell said Read, former CEO of AMD, will become chief operating officer and president of Worldwide Commercial Sales, overseeing Dell's omnichannel sales planning and enablement strategy. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via CRN
Google and Intel said Thursday that they have teamed up with Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer to create a luxury smartwatch, the latest product in an increasingly competitive wearables market. Solution providers think that, if it achieves success in the app space, the new luxury watch powered by Google and Intel's collective technologies could prove to be a considerable competitor to Apple's new cutting-edge wearable, Apple Watch. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via CRN
Former Cisco Systems executive Paul Perez will join archrival Dell as the computing giant's next CTO in the enterprise group, where he will help drive the company's enterprise charge, CRN has learned.. The move, sources close to the matter told CRN, ends speculation as to where Perez was headed after Cisco confirmed Wednesday that he left the company earlier this month . Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via PR Log
Jaw-dropping set of Glossy Black rims from X Concave Series launches Italian supercar into new stratosphere with "Hook Lip" styling and formidable strength. PRLog - March 14, 2015 - ONTARIO, Calif. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via The Toronto Star
Premier Kathleen Wynne has the “steel” to bring beer and wine to Ontario supermarkets, says Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid. In the wake of revelations by the Star's Martin Regg Cohn that the spring budget will boast the greatest liberalization of booze sales laws in Ontario history, Duguid said no one should doubt Wynne's fortitude. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via PRWeb
ForeverGreen Worldwide Corporation , a leading direct marketing company and provider of health-centered products, today announced the company will be hosting a regional meeting for members, leaders and prospective members in Ontario, California on Saturday, March 14th. The company will hold its second corporate-sponsored regional event, this Saturday from 6-9 pm PT, to give attendees a chance to meet with some of the ForeverGreen management team and learn why ForeverGreen is one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via The Globe and Mail
Selling all or part of Hydro One would fetch piles of cash for the government, but it won't fix the province's badly broken electricity market, and would also be a missed opportunity for much-needed energy reform. Selling all or part of Hydro One would fetch piles of cash for the government, but it won't fix the province's badly broken electricity market, and would also be a missed opportunity for much-needed energy reform. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via The Toronto Star
Queen's Park will retain the largest stake in Hydro One regardless of how much of the $16 billion transmission utility is sold by Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberals, sources say. Wynne's government is currently weighing her privatization czar Ed Clark's recommendation to sell off Hydro One Brampton and Hydro One Networks' distribution arm for up to $3 billion and a broader sale of perhaps 60 per cent of the Crown corporation to bring in as much as $10 billion. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Ottawa Citizen
Ontario Ombudsman AndrA Marin's last annual report came complete with illustrations. One included a giant pig and another painted mayors worried about his oversight as Chicken Littles terrified of a little supervision. Comment?
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