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2014-04-22 16:23:32

HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. Adjusted income derived from operating activities was $109.0 million, compared to $143.1 million in the first quarter of 2013 and $159.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating cash flow (EBITDA) was $391.2 million for the first quarter, compared to $412.5 million and $437.2 million, respectively, in the first and fourth...

2014-04-22 16:21:36

VANCOUVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a second-quarter 2014 dividend on the Company's common shares outstanding. A quarterly dividend of twenty-five cents (C$0.25) per common share will be paid on June 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-04-22 16:21:08

Adjusted diluted earnings per share for Q1-2014 increased eight per cent to C$0.66 ((1)) VANCOUVER, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. First-quarter 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$623 million, or C$0.75 per diluted share, compared with net income of C$555 million, or C$0.65 per diluted share, for the year-earlier...

2014-04-22 12:30:55

Employees celebrate Earth Day by planting 1,500 trees across Canada OAKVILLE, ON, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Mediacorp has named Siemens Canada one of Canada's Greenest Employers - for the third consecutive year. Listed alongside only 54 other companies, the announcement was in the Globe and Mail's special national report today. The firm was also recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers earlier this year. The award highlights Siemens' key success factors for preserving the environment,...

2014-04-22 08:40:45

TORONTO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illumiti, a leading systems integration and management consulting company, today announced it has been ranked 71(st) on the Branham 300 list of top Canadian technology companies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140421/76946 The Branham 300 is the most comprehensive listing of the top publicly traded and privately held organizations operating in the Canadian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry, as ranked by...

2014-04-22 08:38:32

Roam Mobility SIM cards-which enable Canadian iPhone and iPad users to access affordable talk, text and data when they travel to the US-are now available to purchase at Simply Computing retail and online at shop.simply.ca. VANCOUVER, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - iPhone and iPad users across Canada can now purchase device-compatible SIM cards for affordable US roaming at any of the 8 Simply Computing locations across Canada. Roam Mobility SIM cards can also be purchased online at...

2014-04-22 08:38:30

TORONTO, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of Canada's fastest growing ICT companies in 2013. Included in the Branham Group's annual review of publically traded and private organizations operating in the Canadian ICT industry, Redknee was recognized for its strong leadership and successful growth...

2014-04-22 08:35:00

Leading retained executive search firm secures Scott Formby, Former Global Creative Director for Frette, Lucky and J.Crew NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Stuhl & Company, Inc., a global retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting creative and business executives, recently worked with Toronto-based Indigo Books & Music to find an Executive Creative Director for Fashion and Home. Formby will lead teams at both the Toronto headquarters as well as...

2014-04-22 08:26:33

ALBANY, New York, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Shale Gas Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," shale gas production was 10,138.2 Bcf in 2012 and is expected to reach 17,201.6 Bcf by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 7.9% from 2013 to 2019. The increasing demand for energy and regularly depleting reservoirs have forced the world to focus on...

2014-04-22 08:23:29

MONTREAL, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its first-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, April 22, 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 conference call/webcast at 4.30 p.m. EDT today. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who are interested in participating in, or listening to,...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
2014-01-20 14:52:54

The spotted spreadwing (Lestes congener) is a species of damselfly that can be found in in North America, in a range that includes Canada and the United States. It prefers to reside near temporary and permanent ponds or flooded riverbanks, as well as slow moving swamps and marshes. This species can be seen between the months of July and September. The spotted spreadwing differs in size between the sexes, with males reaching an average body length between 1.4 and 1.7 inches and females...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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