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2014-09-11 12:21:18

MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Due to a technical error, internal calculations related to Q4 results were posted on Transat's website this morning, including a mention that the company's summer EBITDA (operating income) could be $114M (investors' presentation, p. 9, now corrected). That number remains hypothetical, it should not be interpreted as financial guidance nor considered a forward-looking statement. It falls within the range described in the outlook contained in...

2014-09-11 08:34:23

International Panel to discuss how Smart ICT Investments can Build Successful Future-ready Digital Governments OTTAWA, Ontario, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GTEC, Canada's largest government technology event, today announced Corinne Charette, CIO, Government of Canada, will address delegates as she helps kick-off the 22(nd) edition of the conference. Her keynote presentation will set the stage for the event's agenda and key themes this year, including a focus on government from the 'Outside...

2014-09-11 08:26:42

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's leading media development organization, Journalists for Human Rights, has launched a new project to train journalists and journalism students in South Sudan, the world's newest country. The two-year project will see Journalists for Human Rights trainers working alongside South Sudanese journalists to help strengthen media and increase reporting on human rights issues. "It's the first time that a project has actually brought together all of...

2014-09-11 08:23:11

TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE) has been put on notice that two third party operated gas plants in the Ferrier / Willesden Green area are going offline during the third week of September 2014. Assuming the plants are offline for the expected timeframe, these temporary plant outages are expected to result in an aggregate net production restriction of 30,000 boe which is...

2014-09-11 08:22:49

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Synthetic Rubber - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Synthetic Rubber in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR), Polybutadiene Rubber, Ethylene Propylene Rubber, Polychloroprene Rubber, Nitrile Rubber, Polyisoprene Rubber, and Others....

2014-09-11 08:22:45

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Pigments and Dyes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Pigments and Dyes in Thousand Tons and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Dyes (Acid Dyes, Basic Dyes, Direct Dyes, Disperse Dyes, Fiber Reactive Dyes, Vat Dyes, Fluorescent Brighteners, & Other Dyes),...

2014-09-11 08:22:43

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Acetic Acid - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Acetic Acid in Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM), Acetic Anhydride, Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Other Acetates, Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), and Other Applications. The report provides...

2014-09-11 08:20:46

CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at the CIBC 13(th) Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Time: 6:10 a.m. PDT / 7:10 a.m. MDT / 9:10 a.m. EDT Location: Montréal, QC The CIBC 13th Annual Eastern...

2014-09-10 23:01:01

Top Toronto facial plastic surgeon Dr. Cory Torgerson (http://www.drtorgerson.com) reports a steady rise in the number of patients age 45 and older who are electing to have plastic surgery as they are no longer satisfied with the results obtained through minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures alone. Dr. Torgerson believes this is a trend that will continue to grow as Canada’s baby boomer population ages. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Dr. Cory Torgerson...

2014-09-10 23:00:28

VacationCondos.com Confirms Sponsorship for Canadian Resort Conference Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 VacationCondos.com, an online rental platform connecting timeshare and vacation condo owners with vacation seekers, has confirmed a Bronze level sponsorship for the upcoming Canadian Resort Conference (CRC 2014), 23-24 September at Pantages Hotel, downtown Toronto, Canada. Launching in 2007, VacationCondos.com has grown astronomically over the past several years and now provides...


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Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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