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2014-06-16 20:20:39

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As part of Essar Steel Algoma Inc.'s ("Algoma") refinancing and recapitalization efforts, Algoma has entered into confidential discussions with investors representing approximately seventy per cent of the 9.875% US$385mn senior unsecured notes. Algoma also has executed non-disclosure agreements and is engaged in discussions with advisors representing an ad hoc group of holders of 9.375% US$400mn senior secured notes. The purpose of...

2014-05-12 08:32:40

HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solanbridge Group Inc (OTC: SLNX) is pleased to announce a Letter of Intent (LOI) between Mr. Beaver Paul of Germain Paul and Associates, a Quebec corporation, and Mr. Earle G. Hickey of First Halifax Financial Corporation, Inc., a Nova Scotia corporation. These corporations have joined with Solanbridge to develop medical marijuana opportunities throughout all of Canada, including Nova Scotia. Charles R. Shirley, Managing Director of SLNX stated,...

2014-05-06 12:27:24

28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse, Music, Culinary Demonstrations and Cultural Performances Bring Nova Scotia to Faneuil Hall and Fenway Park BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't be surprised if you hear the distinct Nova Scotia accent around Boston in May. From a 28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse to culinary demonstrations from Alain Bosse, Nova Scotia's famous Kilted Chef, Bostonians will have the chance to experience the culture of Nova Scotia on May 17-18, 2014 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The...

2014-02-19 16:21:45

The loan is a significant milestone for the Sarnia plant and contributes important capital All amounts are in Canadian dollars. SARNIA, ON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc. has secured a $10 million interest free loan from Agriculture Canada for the 30,000 MT succinic acid plant currently under construction...

2014-01-06 20:20:30

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - There is funny, and then there is fall-off-your-seat hilarious. The illustrious careers of comedy giants Steve Martin and Martin Short unite on stage at Fallsview Casino for two nights as part of Fallsview Casino's April live entertainment. "It's a huge opportunity to bring two of the biggest names in comedy to our stage," said Cathy Price, Vice President of Marketing with Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara. "Their unique...

2013-11-21 23:33:36

Rotarians across the globe are extending a helping hand, or more specifically, a helping dollar, to the Relief Aid in the Philippines. The Rotary Club in Bridgewater, in cooperation with Doctors without Borders, has pledged $1000 and challenges it's fellow Rotarians to do the same. Bridgewater, NS (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Rotary Club of Bridgewater & District in Nova Scotia, has contributed $1,000 to help desperate people in the Philippines who, as a result of the...

2013-10-23 23:22:44

The popular Kincardine fitness centre knows as Fit Body Boot Camp celebrates Thanksgiving by collecting non-perishable food items for local food banks. Kincardine, ON, CAN (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 In an effort to say thanks and give back to the community, Kincardine fitness centre, Fit Body Boot Camp, hosted a Thanksgiving Boot Camp Food Drive on Monday the 14th at 10 a.m. to benefit local food banks in the area. Wanting to do something special for the community in more ways than just...

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Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

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