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2014-04-01 20:20:29

OTTAWA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This evening Canadian Pacific's (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Creel provided his comments on Bill C-30 to the Standing Committee on Agriculture. Mr. Creel encouraged the Committee to consider the serious capacity constraints within the current grain supply chain and highlighted that interswitching would worsen the situation for the movement of Canadian grain to markets. "The reality is the current grain...

2008-08-03 12:00:21

By Associated Press NEW YORK -- The flower power of a 1970s Jesus returns to Broadway this fall with a revival of "Godspell." The pop musical, which has a score by Stephen Schwartz, opens Oct. 23 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It will feature Gavin Creel as Jesus and Joshua Henry as Judas. Also in the cast will be Diana DeGarmo of "American Idol" fame. Preview performances begin Sept. 29. "Godspell," which has a book by John-Michael Tebelak, was one of the biggest off-Broadway hits of...

2005-10-23 21:27:34

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's former interior minister, Santiago Creel, seen as President Vicente Fox's favorite to succeed him, gave up his bid for the presidency when he lost the ruling party's primary elections on Sunday. Early results from voting in the conservative National Action Party, or PAN, showed rival Felipe Calderon, a former energy minister, earning almost 60 percent from balloting among party members in 13 states and Mexico City. Combined with two earlier primary...

2005-10-19 13:24:14

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A former Cabinet minister seen as President Vicente Fox's favorite for the July 2006 elections, might lose the ruling party's primaries this weekend and be forced out of the race, according to a poll on Wednesday. The Reforma newspaper poll of National Action Party members likely to vote in Sunday's final round of presidential primaries put Santiago Creel way behind Felipe Calderon, a former energy minister who has clashed with Fox. The poll gave Calderon 54...

2005-10-03 16:34:00

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A former Mexican minister seen as President Vicente Fox's favorite to succeed him vowed on Monday to stay in the presidential election race despite serious setbacks in the ruling party's primaries. Santiago Creel heavily lost the second round of voting in the National Action Party, or PAN, primaries on Sunday to Felipe Calderon, a former energy minister who took the lead in the opening round of balloting three weeks ago. Former interior minister Creel, often...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'