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2013-03-27 23:03:07

HCMWorks Inc., Ottawa’s leading provider of indirect service procurement, advisory and support solutions, today announced that Ted Weyn, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of HCMWorks Inc.

2009-03-15 15:25:58

A Vermont hunter is paying the price for trying to pass off a doe as a buck by attaching antlers to the dead animal's head, authorities say. Marcel Fournier, 19, of Concord was hit with a $400 fine and a 10-day jail sentence Feb.

2008-12-19 22:55:55

A University of Montreal professor says there is a social necessity of giving and receiving, which escalates during the holidays. Marcel Fournier, a sociology professor at the University of Montreal, is a specialist in the works of anthropologist Marcel Mauss, who studied tribal exchange rituals in the early 20th century.

2008-05-24 21:00:04

By THE CANADIAN PRESS NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. - Michel Fournier began final preparations Saturday for a stunt that will, should all go well, end in the pre-dawn darkness Monday with him rising slowly in a helium-powered balloon pod until he can touch the very void of space - and then step off.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.