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2014-03-22 08:21:17

Global Philanthropy Event Raised Awareness and Funds for Water-Related Issues LAS VEGAS, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of World Water Day (March 22), eight Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas resident productions became ONE for the second annual One Night for ONE DROP Friday, March 21, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The one-night-only philanthropic event benefiting ONE DROP - the non-profit organization established by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte -...

2013-12-13 08:20:19

Olympic speed skater tops national poll for Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin has been voted the winner of the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award in a national on-line poll. "Air Canada is very pleased that Charles has been chosen to receive the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award for 2013. He exemplifies the leadership, dedication and commitment to...

2013-11-06 08:26:05

MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Founded in the spring of 2013, 4U2C marks today its official entry in the world of visual design. At its helm are Yves Aucoin and Stéphane Mongeau who between them combine half a century of experience in the entertainment business. 4U2C specializes in design and production of visual content environment by combining video, lighting, set, special effects, and sound plus, it offers adapted services in design, coordination and in production for...

2013-09-16 00:21:50

OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian actors, writers, directors and producers of French-language television and new media productions play a vital role in the development of our culture. The 28(th) annual Prix Gémeaux gala is an opportunity to celebrate the talent of Canadian artists and creators whose works help shape our collective identity and stimulate our economy. Our Government is committed to supporting Canada's creative sector. In 2011-2012, film and television...

2013-07-30 12:25:15

"In order to receive, you must first give." - Luc Beauregard MONTREAL, July 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - It was with a heavy heart that Jean-Pierre Vasseur, president and chief executive officer of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, paid tribute to the Firm's founding chairman, Luc Beauregard, who passed away at his home last Friday, on the eve of his 72nd birthday. "We have lost a leader who left his mark on his generation in many ways, as much through his significant contribution to the...

2013-06-20 12:20:58

OTTAWA, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Canada Post unveiled two stamps honouring the daring exploits of two legendary Canadian heroes Laura Secord and Charles de Salaberry. These stamps are the second in a series commemorating the War of 1812. Laura Secord and Charles de Salaberry's pivotal actions helped to secure this country's distinct identity when its future was threatened in a conflict with the Americans. Secord braved a 30 kilometer walk through the Canadian wilderness trek to...

2013-06-10 12:25:49

Revealing a new approach to promoting U.S. performances to international visitors WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA is proud to announce a partnership with Cirque du Soleil. Cirque du Soleil is known for providing a world-class entertainment experience reaching millions of fans around the world. Brand USA has developed an innovative partnership leveraging the creative assets of Cirque du Soleil along with its loyal customer following to generate excitement about...

2013-05-10 08:23:11

The Film Tells the Story of a Two Young Chechen Refugees Who are Searching for a Better Life MONTREAL, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Benoit Desjardins, an inspiring, young filmmaker from Montreal is going to the Cannes Film Festival to show his new shortfilm, Welcome Yankee. Released in Quebec last November, the film already participated in various festivals across Canada. Inspired by true stories collected in France, Bulgaria and Canada, Welcome Yankee tells a moving story...

2012-12-14 12:21:17

SHERBROOKE, QC, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - BRP becomes a major sponsor for the Canada Summer Games-Sherbrooke 2013. BRP's financial contribution allows the Eastern Townships community and other Canadians to attend free of charge the Closing Ceremony of the Canada Games-Sherbrooke 2013 next August 17. "We've wanted to offer this gift to the community ever since the City of Sherbrooke was awarded the Games. We are thrilled to be able to announce this great news in time for the...

2012-11-29 12:21:18

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, today announced the appointment of Mr. Germain Thibault to the Montreal Port Authority for a three-year term. "I am pleased that Mr. Thibault has agreed to serve on the board of the Montreal Port Authority," said Minister Lebel. "His excellent communications and leadership skills will be great assets to the Authority." Mr. Thibault, of Quebec, is co-founder and...