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2014-10-21 16:21:04

Q3-2014 diluted earnings per share (EPS) of C$1.04 increased 21 per cent over adjusted diluted Q3-2013 EPS of C$0.86 ((1)) CN generated record quarterly revenues and improved operating ratio to 58.8 per cent MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the third quarter and nine-month period ended Sept. 30, 2014. Third-quarter and nine-month 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$853 million, or C$1.04...

2014-10-21 12:27:50

In the news release, "Three-time Paralympian Stephanie Dixon named Canada's Assistant Chef De Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games", issued 21-Oct-2014 by Canadian Paralympic Committee over CNW, the company advises that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "has been named Team Canada's Assistant Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games" rather than "has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games". The...

2014-10-21 12:21:51

Helping Canadians understand their responsibilities and comply with Canada's safety laws TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched the Government of Canada's safety awareness campaign for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones. The national campaign will help ensure UAV users--both recreational and commercial--understand the rules of the skies and always think safety first. The first phase of the campaign, unveiled today, provides the...

2014-10-21 12:21:24

AURORA, ON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Magna will hold its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The number to use for this call is 1-800-381-7839. Overseas callers should use 1-212-231-2913. Please call in at least 10 minutes prior to start time. The conference call...

2014-10-21 08:44:17

QualiSystems expands North America presence to Canadian market, decreases deployment time for complex cloud ecosystems SANTA CLARA, California, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QualiSystems [http://www.qualisystems.com ], the agile infrastructure automation company, today announces a partnership agreement with Empowered Networks [http://empowered.ca ], a leading Canadian systems integrator focused on networks, labs and datacenters. (Logo:...

2014-10-21 08:42:50

Made-in-Canada solution helps reduce the risk of DDoS attacks and improves website and web application performance in the Canadian market TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today at SECTOR, Canada's IT security conference, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced the launch of D-Zone Anycast DNS (D-Zone), a new service that will help organizations reduce the impact of malicious attacks to their DNS (domain name system) infrastructure. CIRA's D-Zone is a...

2014-10-21 08:37:22

MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that Kentz Corporation, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has commenced work under its three-year Master Services Agreement for Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) construction services for Nexen Energy ULC ('Nexen') on the Base Plant Projects at their Long Lake facility. Kentz will provide its specialist E&I construction services over the three-year agreement; initially on the carbonyls...

2014-10-21 08:29:52

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at www.SendtoNews.com. High-resolution photos can be downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/lw544ow OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that three-time Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon (Brampton, Ont. now living in Whitehorse, Yukon) has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Dixon competed at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and...

2014-10-21 08:29:49

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ten years after breaking new ground by launching the world's first coloured circulation coin on October 21, 2004, the Royal Canadian Mint has continuously raised the bar on innovation within the minting industry by introducing new technologies and coinage solutions. "The Royal Canadian Mint is a great example of made-in-Canada innovation," said the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance and Minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint. "The Mint...

2014-10-21 08:28:20

MIRAMAR, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hytera America Inc. (Hytera), a leading developer and manufacturer of professional mobile radio communications equipment announced a distribution partnership with Cartel Communication Systems Inc. to support the demands of the industrial and commercial communications industry in Canada. With a focus on the needs of the Canadian wireless carriers, Cartel Communication Systems has developed a comprehensive line of quality solutions coupled...


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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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