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2014-05-02 12:20:46

MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada will hold a conference call for analysts on Thursday, May 15, 2014 to present first quarter 2014 results. Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Calin Rovinescu, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Michael Rousseau and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Ben Smith will be available for analysts' questions. Following the analysts' questions, Michael Rousseau and Pierre Houle, Treasurer,...

2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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