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2014-07-08 08:21:17

Sedan Slouch(TM) fuses relaxation with cargo-hauling flexibility for highly competitive segment AURORA, ON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.'s Magna Seating operating unit, a leader in engineering and producing world-class recliners, tracks and complete seat systems for the automotive industry, has developed an innovative seating concept called Sedan Slouch(TM), the first-to-market rear-passenger sedan seats to offer both seatback recline and fold-flat...

2014-07-07 20:20:40

CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Cequence Energy Ltd. ("Cequence" or the "Company") (TSX: CQE) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced disposition (the "Transaction") of its entire interest in its non-operated assets located in the Ansell area (the "Ansell Assets") for total consideration of approximately $141 million, prior to customary closing adjustments. The Ansell Assets consist of 18,800 net acres of land, 1,600 boepd of current production and a...

2014-07-07 16:20:38

TORONTO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Exco Technologies Limited (TSX-XTC) today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday July 23, 2014. A conference call to discuss those results will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (Toronto time) which can be accessed by dialling (647) 427-7450 for local (Toronto) calls or toll free at (888) 231-8191. To access the live audio webcast, please log on to...

2014-07-07 12:21:17

Airline is in advanced stages of sourcing aircraft CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA) today announced that it is moving forward with plans that would see the airline fly its own wide-body aircraft as early as fall 2015. The airline has received the support of the WestJet Pilot Association and its Board of Directors, and is currently in the advanced stages of sourcing wide-body aircraft. "This is the natural, next-step evolution for WestJet,"...

2014-07-07 08:23:51

VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Calico Resources Corp. (TSX-V: CKB) (the "Company" or "Calico") is pleased to announce the closing of the second tranche of its non-brokered private placement originally announced on March 25, 2014. In this second tranche, the Company issued 800,000 units at a price of $0.12 per unit. The total gross proceeds raised in this tranche amount to CDN$96,000.00. Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of one share purchase warrant....

2014-07-07 08:20:53

MONTREAL, July 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of June, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 85.7 per cent, versus 85.0 per cent in June 2013, an increase of 0.7 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 9.8 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for June increased 10.6 per cent. Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge(TM), which began operations on July 1, 2013, and regional airlines...

2014-07-07 08:20:49

Airline sets a new single-day record flying more than 63,000 guests CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced June 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 77.4 per cent, an increase of 0.6 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 5.0 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), was 4.3 per cent higher over the same period. WestJet achieved an on-time performance rate of 85.6...

2014-07-04 16:20:13

ST. ALBERT, AB, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Roadking Travel Centres Inc. (NEX RKG.H) today announces that it intends to seek shareholder approval, at its upcoming Annual General and Special Meeting (the "Shareholders Meeting"), to dissolve pursuant to the provisions of the Business Corporations Act (Alberta), and in conjunction therewith discharge its remaining liabilities and distribute its remaining property. The Shareholders Meeting is anticipated to be held on or about September 26,...

2014-07-04 08:21:16

- For the first time in Canadian television, the full first season of new original Canadian series SENSITIVE SKIN will be available to subscribers following the broadcast premiere - - SENSITIVE SKIN premieres Sunday, July 20 at 8 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada - - Subscribers can watch Season 1 of SENSITIVE SKIN on TMN GO, Shaw Go Movie Central app, Bell TV app, Telus Optik on the go, and via on demand platforms - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1vAz0Ec TORONTO, July...

2014-07-03 23:07:31

Skaha Breeze, located on Skaha Lake Road, is just a four minute drive from the Penticton airport and is now home to a number of residents including some from Alberta who will surely benefit from the new flights. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 During an interview posted on the CBC News website on April 11, 2014, Penticton Mayor Gary Litke said his city has been trying to get direct service to the town for a long time. “Penticton has been at a considerable disadvantage for some time now [because...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • 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.'
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