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2014-07-21 16:20:59

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a third-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 Sept. 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 9, 2014. CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide...

2014-07-21 16:20:33

Q2-2014 diluted earnings per share (EPS) of C$1.03 increased 24 per cent over adjusted diluted Q2-2013 EPS of C$0.83 ((1)) MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2014. Second-quarter 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$847 million, or C$1.03 per diluted share, compared with net income of C$717 million, or...

2014-07-21 12:26:47

TORONTO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L), owner of the Joe Fresh brand, today announced the promotion of Mario Grauso to President of Joe Fresh. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of the brand. Grauso continues to report to Joe Mimran, president of Joseph Mimran & Associates and creative director of Joe Fresh. In his new role, Grauso oversees business strategy, operations, marketing, international development, merchandising, sourcing and...

2014-07-21 12:21:12

MONTREAL, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its second-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, July 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...

2014-07-21 08:23:00

MONCTON, NB, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling is pleased to announce its entry into the underground percussive/longhole drilling sector with its agreement to purchase the operations of Taurus Drilling Services. This business operates in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, providing underground percussive/longhole drilling to mining company clients. Through this purchase, Major Drilling will acquire 39 drill rigs, together with related equipment, inventory and contracts. In...

2014-07-21 08:20:57

New flights to Fredericton, N.B. and Loreto, Mexico CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the 2014-2015 winter schedule featuring two new destinations, one new route and increased frequency on 19 additional routes. Twice-daily non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton begins April 15, 2015, and weekly non-stop service between Calgary and Loreto, Mexico, launches February 14, 2015. Weekly flights between Winnipeg and Fort Lauderdale operate Saturdays...

2014-07-19 23:02:12

With Over 100 Testosterone Lawsuits Awaiting Litigation in the U.S., Health Canada Has Issued A Safety Review Warning of Possible Cardiac Risks Associated With Testosterone Treatment Drugs Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that Health Canada has issued a warning to patients and healthcare professionals of the potential life-threatening heart and blood vessel problems associated with testosterone replacement therapy products. The Canadian regulatory...

2014-07-18 23:03:04

The industry has grown during the past five years, though weakening demand from China is anticipated to constrain revenue. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining in Canada industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry is heavily reliant on the market prices of the metals it produces. Canada is the ninth-largest producer of...

2014-07-18 23:01:58

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Unconventional Gas Industry: Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/unconventional-gas.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The International Energy Agency (IEA) defines unconventional gas as gas that is technically more difficult or expensive to produce than conventional gas. The increasing...

2014-07-18 23:00:41

The Skypatrol Defender 2.0 CDMA GPS system provides the broadest and most dependable North American coverage through its Verizon partnership which was announced in January. Verizon partners in Mexico and Canada make coverage seamless across borders. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Skypatrol confirmed today that their partnership with Verizon Wireless allows its GPS tracking devices to operate seamlessly across borders in North America. Key partners in Mexico and Canada support the...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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