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2014-09-05 08:21:38

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - From steep downhill runs to deep halfpipes, soaring jumps to grueling trails, starting this winter, Mackenzie Investments will fuel the passion of winter athletes across Canada with a new, four-year sponsorship of Snow Sports Canada, touching seven premier national snow sport organizations. Mackenzie is also building on its long history of supporting grassroots alpine skiing in its home province through a new five-year partnership with Alpine Ontario....

2014-02-20 12:26:16

CALGARY, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Rising star Erin Latimer has been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games in March, Alpine Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced Wednesday. Latimer, of Toronto, Ont., joins the roster of 13 para-alpine skiers who were nominated on Jan. 21, rounding out a strong Canadian contingent that is a talented mix of Paralympic veterans and up-and-coming athletes. Latimer's bio is available here...

2014-01-21 16:24:45

CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thirteen of the nation's best para-alpine skiers have been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in March, it was announced today by Alpine Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. The diverse roster of athletes represents a strong combination of accomplished veterans and a talented pool of young up-and-comers looking to make their mark at their first Paralympic Games, March 7 to 16 in...

2014-01-20 08:22:22

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Alpine Canada will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The Canadian para-alpine team racked up 14 medals at last year's world championships in La Molina, Spain -- more than any other country in attendance -- and is looking to build on the momentum created by last season's successes. WHAT: Para-alpine team nomination announcement....

2014-01-16 16:22:46

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Alpine Canada will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The Canadian para-alpine team racked up 14 medals at last year's world championships in La Molina, Spain -- more than any other country in attendance -- and is looking to build on the momentum created by last season's successes. WHAT: Para-alpine team nomination announcement....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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