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2014-09-19 08:20:48

Distracted driving remains an issue EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New and seasoned drivers alike are encouraged to take note of Edmonton's distracted driving laws that clearly lay out when and where it is illegal to use a cell phone while driving. The laws put in place cover everything from obtaining navigation to sending an email from a portable, wireless device. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/146972 An Edmonton dealership, West Side...

2014-09-19 08:20:32

Profits increase with connectivity and versatility EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many Edmonton area small businesses have seen an increase in profits with the help of shop and local movements, as well as advancements in technology such as WiFi and social media engagement. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146793 Another way Edmonton area small businesses are keeping up with big box stores is by having the proper fleet of vehicles. Some...

2014-09-18 08:23:27

Ranking of Canadian cities on the features most attractive to migrants OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Waterloo, Calgary, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, and St. John's continue to appeal to newcomers, according to The Conference Board of Canada's report assessing the attractiveness of Canadian cities. "Attracting skilled workers is crucial to Canada's competitiveness. Cities that fail to attract new people will struggle to stay prosperous and vibrant," said Alan Arcand, Centre for...

2014-09-17 16:21:07

BMW amps up stock for new model year EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BMW drivers in the Edmonton area have been flocking to Edmonton BMW to get more information on a variety of the 2015 model year vehicles that will be in stock soon. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146720 Edmonton BMW offers a wide selection of new and pre-owned vehicles, but lately the dealership has noticed a lot of interest in its inventory of new vehicles partly due...

2014-09-17 12:20:35

Edmonton dealership offers wide selection of Nissan vehicles EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton drivers prioritize comfort and style, which are two of the main qualities Nissan vehicles embody. For years, West End Nissan has provided a number of vehicles that are affordable, fun and useful. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146661 For example, the Nissan Altima is extremely comfortable and offers many helpful features both standard...

2014-09-17 08:21:16

Street Racing and Technology vehicles offer speed, agility and fun to Edmonton residents EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton residents who want a vehicle that can easily top out the speedometer tend to gravitate toward Street Racing and Technology (SRT) vehicles such as the Dodge Viper SRT, the Dodge Challenger SRT and the Dodge Charger SRT. Each of these vehicles are available through the Edmonton-area dealership Great West Chrysler, as is the Jeep...

2014-09-17 08:20:58

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer available at West Side Mitsubishi EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Edmonton drivers have flocked to an area dealership excited for the chance to drive the all-new 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer. The new Lancer is a great vehicle and so popular among Edmonton drivers because it is extremely reliable, well-equipped and is easy to handle. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146632 The new model year Lancer is sporty, sleek and...

2014-09-17 08:20:56

Keeping furry friends contained helps everyone in the vehicle EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As many Edmonton families begin getting ready for the upcoming holiday seasons, one topic remains cloudy to some: how to travel safely with pets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146631 Because there are so many families with pets who will be traveling this holiday season, Edmonton dealership Alberta Honda addressed the issue on its blog. While...

2014-09-16 04:20:09

Carfinco Board recommends that Shareholders support the Transaction MADRID, Spain and EDMONTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Carfinco Financial Group Inc. ("Carfinco") (TSX: CFN) announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") with Banco Santander, S.A. ("Santander") (CATS:SAN, NYSE:SAN, BATS-CHIXE:SANE) and Santander Holding Canada Inc. ("Acquireco"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Santander, pursuant to which each Carfinco shareholder will...

2014-09-15 08:20:40

The Company surpassed $1 billion in annual online sales during the three-day Edmonton auction, which was the Company's largest-ever September auction EDMONTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$83 million (US$75+ million) of heavy equipment and trucks in Edmonton, Alberta on September 10 - 12, 2014. This auction set multiple Company records for the month of September,...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.