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2009-04-13 08:50:07

A Canadian Auto Workers union report published Monday said General Motors Canada and Chrysler Canada made profits of $37 billion between 1972 and 2007. The study was done by CAW economist Jim Stanford, and doesn't focus on Ford's Canadian division since it isn't teetering on bankruptcy like its two rivals, the Windsor Star reported. While the auto industry is facing a deep financial crisis, over the long haul it has been a strongly profitable and beneficial sector in Canada's overall economy,...

2008-08-29 06:00:51

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2008) - The Ontario government's proposal to increase regulation of electricity supplies will likely force consumers to pay more for power, according to a new report from independent research organization the Fraser Institute. One of the main drivers of increased costs found in the province's Integrated Power System Plan is the requirement to increase the generating capacity of renewable energy by a whopping 47 per cent over the next two decades....

2008-07-21 08:44:54

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Lisa McCrummen, +1-206-321-9461, lisa@interboreal.org, or Justin Kenney, +1-215-575-4816, jkenney@pewtrusts.org SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As news spreads of Ontario's commitment to protect over 55 million acres of Canada's Boreal Forest, an area the size of the United Kingdom, leading international scientists and conservationists are expressing their strong support for Premier Dalton McGuinty's science-based leadership. "Premier...

2008-07-19 12:00:28

As part of Ontario's request to join the 10 Western Climate Initiative partners, which includes Utah, officials with the Canadian province announced a Go Green Climate Change Plan that includes full closure of all coal plants by 2014. Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty submitted the formal request Thursday. The coal plant closures are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 million tons annually, while other aspects of its plan includes renewable, clean energy investments and...

2008-07-14 12:00:34

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Today, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced the Ontario government's commitment to balance conservation and development interests in Northern Ontario. WWF-Canada is available for comment on the Premier's statement. WWF-Canada believes: - First Nations must have a central role in decision-making about northern lands and waters; - Industry, including mining and forestry, should benefit from long-term, stable land use allocations; -...

2008-06-20 15:00:22

By THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty's trade mission to California took a little detour when his aircraft lost cabin pressure on his return flight home. Calling it an "adventure," McGuinty says his Air Canada flight from Los Angeles was forced to land in Las Vegas. But he says the plane first dropped to 3,962 metres and circled above the desert for two-and-a-half hours. Geared up for a lengthy trip to Toronto, the aircraft had to burn fuel before it could land. But...

2006-06-26 12:25:14

By Wojtek Dabrowski TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadians and Americans are harming each other with air pollution and must work closely to mitigate climate change and reduce environmental damage, politicians from both sides of the border said on Monday. "We need to keep pushing each other, prodding each other, (and) supporting one another in our efforts to protect our shared air," Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty told a government-sponsored conference on cross-border air pollution. "Some of...

2006-06-26 12:25:57

By Wojtek Dabrowski TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadians and Americans are harming each other with air pollution and must work closely to mitigate climate change and reduce environmental damage, politicians from both sides of the border said on Monday. "We need to keep pushing each other, prodding each other, (and) supporting one another in our efforts to protect our shared air," Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty told a government-sponsored conference on cross-border air pollution. "Some of...

2005-10-05 07:31:10

By Matthew Chung TORONTO (Reuters) - Children in the Canadian province of Ontario may be the first generation to die younger than their parents, doctors said on Tuesday. A report released by the Ontario Medical Association found obesity rates in children across Canada nearly doubled between 1981 and 1996. The percentage of overweight boys between 2 and 16 increased to 29 percent from 15 percent, while overweight girls in the same age group rose to 24 percent from 15 percent. Dr....


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin