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December 2, 2016, 12:54 PM EST

The New Face of Organized Labour

The Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!) is the fastest growing union of construction workers, waste management workers, show service workers and healthcare workers in Canada. The organization boasts more than half a million members across North America, united through collective bargaining agreements to help secure better pay, better benefits, better pensions, and better opportunities.

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The New Face of Organized Labour »

The Labourers' International Union of North America (LiUNA!) is the fastest growing union of construction workers, waste management workers, show service workers and healthcare workers in Canada. The organization boasts more than half a million members across North America, united through collective bargaining agreements to help secure better pay, better benefits, better pensions, and better oppo

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A Shifting Paradigm »

Prior to the global recession of 2008, oil seemed invincible – a king among commodities. Today, less than a decade later, some of the world’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia and Russia, are considering freezing production due to low oil prices. According to CNN, “The goal is to keep prices high enough to give oil-reliant countries a financial boost, but not so high that they encourage th

How Are Lowered Oil Prices Affecting Renewable Energy?
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The Future of Clean Energy »

Renogy was launched in 2010 by then student, Yi Li. In the short time since its inception, this very consumer-friendly company has grown dramatically, and prides itself on providing new and innovative solar products to the market while taking the time to educate the public on the many benefits of using solar energy.

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The Future of Green Energy »

Solar energy is rapidly becoming a mature, viable means of providing clean, green power for household, large and small business, government, commercial and even agricultural applications. There have been rapid advances in solar technology, and prices of products such as rooftop-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and solar systems continue to drop...

All Energy Solar
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All Roads Lead to Fontana »

All roads lead to Fontana, and the city is open for business. Located in the Inland Empire, location is only one of its many assets. In addition, the city benefits from collaborative, forward-thinking leadership with a clear and united vision for the future.

City of Fontana, CA
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Poking Around the Poconos »

Commonly referred to as the Poconos, this mountain range lies in northeastern Pennsylvania. The wooded hills and valleys have long been a popular vacation destination lined with hotels and filled with a plethora of recreational opportunities. It is an area that sells itself, but the economic development organization is keen to continue as responsible stewards of the land with a goal to bring in mo

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Business Thrives in Central Texas »

Located in the heart of Texas, the city of Brenham is scenic and historic, a beautiful place to live and work. Brenham is home to many thriving businesses. The city’s convenient location, skilled workforce, and commitment to local businesses make it a great place to invest.

Brenham Economic Development Foundation
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Delivering Renewable Energy Solutions »

BayWa r.e. is bringing renewable energy solutions to North America through its wholly owned subsidiary, BayWa r.e. Solar Projects. The company focuses on its customers’ needs to deliver tailor-made renewable energy projects from concept to reality, making it profitable for the customer over the long term.

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Delivering the Best from the Lakes »

When one thinks about Canada’s natural resources, what often comes to mind are hydroelectric power, iron ore, natural gas, petroleum, and timber. Certainly, all of these are valuable economic assets to this country…

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation
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Changing the Way Businesses Do Business »

Technology is progressing at an astounding rate—threatening to leave behind any company that cannot keep up. Business in Focus sat down with Kevin Leonard, Vice President of Alternate Channels, AT&T National Business, to learn more about the evolving communications landscape and how AT&T is helping customers stay one step ahead.

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