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2015-02-12 12:24:37

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Greater school choice has improved the reading and numeracy scores of grade 4 students in some areas of British Columbia, according to a new C.D.

2015-01-15 12:25:59

TORONTO, Jan.15, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians will likely enjoy $2.1 billion in additional household income by 2035 as a result of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Deal (CKFTA), which entered into force

2014-11-28 12:21:47

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta and Ontario are leading the pack in innovation as measured by patents filed per capita, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.