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2014-07-18 16:24:01

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-07-17 20:23:49

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-04-07 08:30:15

VAUGHAN, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - March 2014 marked the opening of a first-of-its-kind facility in Vaughan, Ontario that offers Canadians the opportunity to test-drive innovative standing desks and treadmills for their home or office. "Some customers were hesitant to switch to a standing desk before trying it out, so we wanted to give them (and everyone else) that opportunity" says Guy Viner, CEO. The company has also launched an online store at www.CanDesk.ca, ships across Canada,...

2014-02-20 12:24:52

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will make an announcement about Special Olympics Canada on Friday. Following the announcement, members of the media are invited to join Minister of State Gosal and local area Special Olympics athletes to play some 3-on-3 basketball. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, February 21, 2014 Time:...

2013-12-17 23:03:03

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Filed as Amendment to Senate Finance Committee Legislation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Senate Finance Committee recently passed the Sustainable Growth Rate Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2013, and with it, an amendment to include the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, a top public policy priority for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The amendment, which had the same language as S. 1672, was...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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