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2014-09-04 12:25:31

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario electricity consumers will benefit from less risk and lower prices if the province moves to a capacity market for obtaining generation, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Rethinking Ontario's Electricity System with Consumers in Mind," author Michael Wyman calls for the province of Ontario to adopt a capacity market, in which generators would receive payments for being available to produce energy, if needed, at some point in the...

2014-08-21 20:20:51

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) has received an application from Alliance Pipeline Ltd. to implement new services and related tolls and tariffs (New Services Offering) which would commence 1 December 2015. In June 2014 the Board invited comments from interested persons on the application. Having considered the comments received, the Board has decided to hold a public hearing to consider the merits of the application. The Board has identified a...

2014-06-24 16:22:24

CALGARY, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board is making $300,000 available under its Participant Funding Program to support participation in the hearing for the proposed Eastern Mainline Project. These funds will help landowners, Aboriginal groups, incorporated non-industry, not-for-profit organizations, and other interested persons to participate in the regulatory process. A higher amount may be considered once applications for funding are received. On 8 May 2014,...

2014-06-02 16:21:36

CALGARY, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB), along with the Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board and the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, is taking additional steps to improve safety in the oil and gas industry with the release of a joint statement and framework on Safety Culture. The final paper, titled, "Advancing Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry: Statement on Safety Culture," outlines the NEB's expectations of regulated...

2014-05-29 16:22:51

CALGARY, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board is relocating to the Centre 10 building located at 517 10(th) Ave SW in Calgary at the beginning of June 2014. Please update your records and direct any future correspondence to our new address. All phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses will remain the same. The move will take place over three weeks during the month of June. We do not anticipate any major disruptions in services with the exception of:...

2014-05-14 12:25:06

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) honoured over 50 individuals and organizations for their achievements in various fields of mining at the CIM Awards Gala that took place the evening of Monday, May 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Sponsored by Caterpillar and its Canadian dealers, this gala, held annually as part of the CIM 2014 Convention, honours leaders that are integral to the sustainability of the...

2014-05-13 20:22:11

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS: NASDAQ; PAA: TSX) ("Pan American" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Chairman and founder, Ross Beaty, was honoured last night by being awarded the Vale Medal for Meritorious Contributions to Mining at the annual gala awards dinner of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum ("CIM") held in conjunction with the CIM's annual convention. Founded in 1898, the CIM is the leading...

2014-05-09 08:22:09

VANCOUVER, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - "Mining 4 Everyone" will be a hot topic of discussion and debate at the upcoming CIM 2014 Convention taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from May 11 to 14. The convention, put on by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), is expected to attract over 6,000 mining industry participants from Canada and around the globe. "A staggering 140,000 new workers will be required in the minerals industry by the year 2020,"...

2014-05-06 08:24:23

VANCOUVER, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - "Mining 4 Everyone" will be a hot topic of discussion and debate at the upcoming CIM 2014 Convention taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from May 11 to 14. The convention, put on by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), is expected to attract over 6,000 mining industry participants from Canada and around the globe. "A staggering 140,000 new workers will be required in the minerals industry by the year 2020,"...

2014-01-22 16:21:44

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - In 2012, at a time when programs and services that directly benefitted Canadians were being cut, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) used $4 million from a "special reserve fund" to pay for commercials to sell Canadians on the proposed budget. The advertising campaign's goal was to convince the public of the opportunities to capitalize on Canada's natural resources and that the budget would create jobs. At the same time, programs that directly...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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