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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. has stepped down as Managing Partner in order to pursue other personal interests. To this end, Weyn will move into the role of Executive Vice-President and Strategic Advisor and will focus his energies on the support of the strategic direction. OTTAWA, ONTARIO (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 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. 18 for his hunting violations, the Burlington Free Press reported Saturday. In addition, Fournier will not be allowed to obtain a state hunting, fishing or trapping license in Vermont for at least three years. The Vermont State's Attorney Office charged Fournier with...

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. Mauss identified three obligations that structure any society: giving, receiving and reciprocating. In modern societies, this is manifested in a state's wealth...

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. The 64-year-old French skydiver aims to free fall 40,000 metres (130,000 feet) from the stratosphere in a specially designed suit, helmet and parachute to advance the cause of science and, in the...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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