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An Update on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada's Law on spam and other electronic threats

Be prepared for CASL (Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation) requirements!  

July 1, 2017 was the date in which lawsuits could be filed against individuals or organiations that do not meet CASL requirements.  This has been suspended to allow for more time for small business, nonprofits and charities, but compliance must already be in effect.

Reception House Waterloo Region Receives the 2016 Mayor’s City Builder Award

PeaceWorks is pleased to congratulate one of its long-time clients on receiving a well-deserved award!

According to their website:

Reception House is thrilled to receive the 2016 Mayor’s City Builder Award. Awarded on January 8th,2016 at Kitchener City Hall, the City Builder Award is presented to groups or individuals who have shown great initiative in their volunteerism and service to the city. This year the mayor chose five individuals and one organization to receive the award. We are honoured to be recognized among this city’s great leaders including our community partner Dr. Mike Stephenson of Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre.

Volunteering at Ray of Hope

It is always nice to see our clients in the news.  Ray of Hope is a tremendous organization and we would encourage more volunteers and donations to keep it so vibrant.

Please read more about Ray of Hope in the CBC article here.

 

 

Ray of Hope opens Refugee House in Waterloo

 

We love the work our clients do and are pleased to share the latest news from Ray of Hope!

As CTV Kitchener reports:

Ray of Hope’s new refugee house got a warm welcome in Waterloo on Saturday.

Neighbours, dignitaries and members of the community gathered for the grand opening on Allen Street. After the ribbon was cut there was a barbecue and tour of the home.

The property was purchased by Ray of Hope as a place for refugees to stay while they get settled in the community.

Nightingale Informatix Corporation sells Canadian Assets to TELUS Health

MARKHAM, ON, July 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Nightingale Informatix Corporation ("Nightingale" or the "Company") (TSX-V: NGH) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Canadian assets required to serve the Company's Canadian customers (the "Business") to TELUS Health, Canada's largest health IT company, for a purchase price of $14 million as well as the assumption of certain working capital obligations, subject to purchase price adjustments (the "Transaction"). 

Big Announcement for IGNIS

Congratulations to our client, IGNIS Innovation Inc., with their latest announcement on signing a patent license agreement with LG Display.  To read more about the announcement, please see their press release here.

KW Multicultural Festival

30 Countries on the Main Stage. 15 International Food Vendors and The International Marketplace. Visit the KW Multicultural Festival at Victoria Park in Kitchener on June 25 and 26, 2016. The K-W Multicultural Centre exists to foster the diversity which exists in this community and to facilitate the full participation of everyone who lives here.  See more details about the festival here.

Ransomware Warning

Microsoft warns of ZCryptor ransomware with self-propagation features.  Please read the full article HERE to understand more about this alert.

The warning may look like this:

New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale

 

For more than 50 years, the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief sale has brought volunteer supporters and businesses together with buyers who care about poverty, peace and global needs. With over 40 venues supported by 2,000 volunteers, the relief sale is a remarkable community event and a beautiful expression of community compassion.

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