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Oct 16, 2014, 14:08 ET
A UPS instructor helps a Boys & Girls Club teen practice safe driving techniques on a virtual driving simulator as part of the UPS Road Code program.

Boys & Girls Clubs Of America And The UPS Foundation Pave The Way For Teen Driver Safety

The leading cause of death among teens in the United States is motor vehicle crashes, with phones causing one in every five teen distracted driving...

Oct 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

All Ways Up Foundation Announces The Third Annual Bridging The Gap Awards

 The All Ways Up Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting submissions for its Third Annual Bridging the Gap Awards, a matching...

Oct 08, 2014, 09:30 ET

UPS Canada gives online shoppers around the world delivery confidence, control and convenience

- UPS My Choice Expands to 15 Additional Countries - UPS Access Point Locations worldwide to nearly double in...

Oct 07, 2014, 07:00 ET

Canadian internal trade red tape a burden on half of SMEs

Yet three-quarters conduct business in other provinces, one-quarter plan to expand in the next five years MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Oct 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

Company Website and Facebook Are Top e-commerce Tools for Canadian SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises identify customer demand for online promotion and sale platforms MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/...

Sep 24, 2014, 09:06 ET

Advocates to Rally September 28th for a Federal Response to Painkiller and Heroin Epidemic

On Sunday, September 28, 2014, a coalition of consumer advocacy organizations, drug prevention groups, medical experts and addiction treatment...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
Raymond De Rise, Laura Fabrizio, and Julie Frasher have joined the Wake Up Narcolepsy Board to help people everywhere living with narcolepsy, a devastating, incurable sleep disease. (PRNewsFoto/Wake Up Narcolepsy)

Wake Up Narcolepsy Names Three to Board

Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with narcolepsy, today announced the appointment...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
Andrew Luck teams up with Quaker for the third consecutive year to help inspire families to think about fueling up, eating right and getting active for at least 60 minutes of play a day. (PRNewsFoto/The Quaker Oats Company)

Fuel Up To Play 60 And Quaker® Oats Team Up To Inspire And Encourage Healthy Habits Nationwide

Play is universal for all ages and research shows that physical activity, in combination with good nutrition, is essential to a healthy lifestyle.1...

Sep 07, 2014, 17:30 ET

More Than USD $109 Million Pledged So Far In U.S. And Canada In Connection With Sept. 5 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special

 More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock"...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:40 ET

More Stars Stand Up To Cancer This Friday, September 5th - 8:00 PM ET And PT / 7:00 PM CT

 This Friday, September 5th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:35 ET
Millennial Matchmakers, Alessandra Conti and Cristina Conti of Matching Up, Beverly Hills (PRNewsFoto/Matching Up)

Millennial Matchmakers: The Taboo App Dating Scene Meets Its Offline Match

 In a sea of countless dating apps, Millennials' notorious hook-up culture, and a frustrated female demographic, a personal matchmaking company...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:05 ET

Historic Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To Cancer And Stand Up To Cancer Canada

Our most iconic structures represent not only the heart of a city, but the soul of its people. More than a dozen buildings and landmarks across the...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Hollywood Stars Align For Stand Up To Cancer Friday, September 5th

 The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...

Aug 20, 2014, 07:00 ET

UPS Extends Brown Network in British Columbia

Multi-Million Dollar Investment Supports New Jobs and Expands UPS Operations in Canada  MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - UPS®...

Aug 06, 2014, 08:30 ET
L to R: Assistant Designer Micheline Pitt, Boutique Store Manager Doris Mayday, CEO, Founder Laura Byrnes, Prom Queen winner, daughter Milena Byrnes-Flores and Spokesmodel Masuimi Max (PRNewsFoto/Pin Up Girl Inc.)

Pinup Prom: Pinup Girl Clothing Celebrates 15 Years Making Women Look and Feel Beautiful

The tulle was out, the heels were high, and there was celebration in the air. On July 25, 2014, Pinup Girl Boutique, the flagship retail store of...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:21 ET

UPS Doubles Carbon Intensity Goal for 2020

- Company's 2013 "Committed to More" Sustainability Report Highlights Energy, Efficiency and Humanitarian Achievements - More...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador Jennifer Hudson appears in the PSA for Stand Up To Cancer and Genentech. (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

GRAMMY® Award-Winning Singer Jennifer Hudson Lends Her Voice To Stand Up To Cancer And Genentech In "Two Worlds. One Dream." Campaign In The Fight Against Cancer

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Genentech, one of the world's leading biotech companies,...

Jul 25, 2014, 05:00 ET

The 850th Episode of MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon

 The 850th episode of MoneyTV, spirits and wine, environmental, empowering youth, e-commerce, wood pellets, solar power; this week on MoneyTV...

Jul 17, 2014, 15:25 ET

DAU-UP Launches Mobile Gamer Acquisition Solution

After providing game developers with a proprietary solution for acquiring players for games via Facebook media, DAU-UP is officially launching the...

Jul 10, 2014, 11:24 ET
Take a shot in the Ball Up "Search for the Next" Summer Tour. Visit (PRNewsFoto/Ball Up, LLC)

Ball Up Announces 2014 Summer Tour Schedule, Including $100,000 "Search For The Next" Competition

 Ball Up, the leading streetball brand in the world and home to the most legendary names in the game, announced its 2014 summer tour schedule,...