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2014-07-23 12:26:28

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario should not delay fiscal consolidation, while Ottawa should take a more gradual approach than planned, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "User Discretion Advised: Fiscal Consolidation and the Recovery," author William Scarth calls on the Ontario provincial government to address its long-term sustainability challenges before it embarks on any major new expenditures, while stating that the federal government should delay its...

2014-07-15 12:21:46

PLANS TO ACCELERATE GROWTH IN SUPPORT OF NEW MARKET OFFERINGS. GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Management Solutions Inc. (MSI), also known as MSI Universal, a trusted provider of technical and professional services to the federal government, has announced it has been awarded the coveted GSA OASIS Small Business Contract Vehicle Pool 1. With the newly awarded vehicle, MSI is poised to expand its offerings to government organizations in areas such as...

2014-07-07 08:29:45

Federal Government Performance Assessment focuses on quality, timeliness, cost control and business relations. OAKLAND, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The KPA Group is proud to announce continued high ratings by the Federal Government Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124352Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124353 The Contractor Performance Report sets out four areas of assessment -...

2014-06-17 20:21:10

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The BC Chamber of Commerce applauds the federal government's approval of the Northern Gateway project. "The Northern Gateway project is a major economic win for B.C. and for Canada," said John Winter, president and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce. "We applaud the federal government for making the right decision for our province and our country today." Winter emphasized that the project will create jobs, boost GDP and generate tax revenue for B.C.,...

2014-06-13 08:20:35

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice, in a precedent-setting move, agreed to pay 90 percent of the cost of a remedial investigation and feasibility study to develop a clean-up method for dealing with the trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination at a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS). This investigation and feasibility study are estimated to cost $9.4 million, with the federal government paying 90 percent and current property owners paying the...

2014-06-09 23:00:56

GovKinex, a division of US Federal Contractor Registration has started to promote its newest service to businesses interested in marketing to the Federal Government. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 GovKinex, a division of US Federal Contractor Registration has started to promote its newest service to businesses interested in marketing to the Federal Government. US Federal Contractor Registration has development the Simplified Acquisition Program that helps small businesses gain a solid foothold in...

2014-06-06 23:05:29

A&A Packaging responds to the recent vote from the House of Representatives which restricts the Federal Government from meddling with states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal use. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 In a recent report by CBS News, the GOP-majority backed House surprisingly voted 219-189, in favor of keeping the Federal Government out of the affairs of states that have legalized medical marijuana. This vote comes as a relief to marijuana advocates...

2014-06-06 08:21:51

LONDON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Government of the Republic of Somalia ("the Federal Government") is pleased to announce that Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited ("Soma") has completed the offshore seismic acquisition programme across the Offshore Evaluation Area of 122,000 sq km as part of Soma's commitment under the Seismic Option Agreement ("SOA") agreed between the Federal Government and Soma on the 6th August 2013. The seismic acquisition...

2014-06-02 23:10:24

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging nursing, or therapy workers to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof of a healthcare provider unnecessarily providing nursing, or therapy to patients who do not require treatment because there was a recent massive whistleblower reward for this exact type of issue. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are convinced unnecessary medical procedures...

2014-06-02 20:23:25

BURLINGTON, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a worsening labor shortage in Washington State, Sakuma Brothers Farms announced today that it has decided to not participate in the federal government's H-2A Guest Worker program in 2014. The company had applied for the program but notified the federal government over the weekend that it has decided to not participate. "The last year was a very difficult year for our family, our family business and our community. Since the season...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'