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2014-10-21 08:28:17

U.S. Introduction of Innovative Retail Engagement Tool Slated for November 1 Investor Sean St. John Leads in Significant Way TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailcommon, a Toronto based social shopping network, today announced it has raised $2 million in Series A financing. The company, which developed a revolutionary way for retailers to connect with their customers' mobile devices while they are actively shopping, also announced it will launch the Retailcommon services in...

2014-10-21 08:26:55

VANCOUVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - El Tigre Silver Corp. ("El Tigre" or the "Company") (TSXV: ELS) (Frankfurt: 5RT) (OTCQX: EGRTF) The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Wade Anderson to the newly created role of co-CEO. Mr. Anderson will share the position of co-CEO with El Tigre's current CEO and President, Stuart Ross. Mr. Anderson joined El Tigre as a Director in 2010. In his new role as co-CEO, Mr. Anderson's responsibilities will include oversight...

2014-10-21 08:26:18

Grant will support science-based efforts to improve fish stocks and ocean health in Peru and Canada WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Oceana announced that the Wyss Foundation will, over the next five years, provide up to $10 million in matching funds to help rebuild fisheries in Peru and Canada by supporting science-based policies that aim to both improve fishing and restore health to the world's oceans. Peru and Canada are two of the most important and productive...

2014-10-21 08:24:14

MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its third-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, Oct. 21, 2014, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a webcast/conference call starting at 4.30 p.m. EDT today. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who wish to participate in or listen to the...

2014-10-21 08:21:38

Delivers strongest financial results in company's history CALGARY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced record Q3 2014 financial results. Net income in the third quarter rose to a record $400 million, or $2.31 per diluted share, from $324 million, or $1.84 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. This represents an increase of 26 percent in earnings per share year-over-year. THIRD-QUARTER 2014 RESULTS COMPARED WITH THIRD-QUARTER...

2014-10-21 08:21:00

Dealer New Motorcycle Sales Grow 3.8 Percent Worldwide, 3.4 Percent in U.S. on Strength of August Launch of 2015 Motorcycles MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company's diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to...

2014-10-20 23:07:56

Shawn Shewchuk presents the Business Results Bootcamp teaching entrepreneurs how to thrive when the sea of sameness means to drown them. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Post-recession growth rates have created a lucrative environment for business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. However recent growth rates for Canada and the U.S. are feeble and will require them to ‘innovate or die’. These markets have become more competitive and businesses will need to become agile and...

2014-10-20 23:01:39

Ryan McKellar’s research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But rather than re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the tiny pieces of fossilized tree resin to study the world in which the now-extinct behemoths lived. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Ryan McKellar’s research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But rather than...

2014-10-20 20:23:20

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CAPEX, OPEX, Production Forecasts; Opportunities for In Situ, Mining and Upgrading Companies Report DetailsThough oil sands projects are at the higher end of the cost spectrum of the oil & gas industry, the market fundamentals are currently strong enough to encourage significant levels of investment. The oil sands market will initially see high levels of capital expenditure as a wave of project currently under construction and approved are...

2014-10-20 20:23:09

Existing Infrastructure, Capex & Length Forecasts, Contract Analysis & Leading Company Profiles LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Pipelines are the most efficient and economical means of transporting oil and gas from where it is extracted to where it will be processed and consumed. Natural resources such as crude oil and natural gas are the raw material for energy consumption that modern society relies upon. They are usually found in remote places and have to be...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.