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2014-09-02 23:02:48

The Honours Exhibit will be stopping in Halifax this Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th. The exhibit is currently travelling throughout Canada to educate and inspire visitors. OTTAWA, ON (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The community of Halifax and surrounding areas are invited to visit It’s An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System that is now making its way across the country. Over the next year, it will journey to schools, community centres,...

2014-08-14 08:20:37

Consistent quarterly profitability since 2006 HALIFAX, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced its second quarter 2014 earnings. Q2 2014 HIGHLIGHTS -- EBITDA(1 )of $50.7 million, up 5.7%. -- Operating income of $34.3 million, up 8.1%. -- Adjusted net income(1) of $22.2 million, up 3.6%. -- Adjusted net income per share(1) of $0.18 per basic share, up 5.9%. -- Net income of $36.5 million. -- Net income per share...

2014-07-16 12:22:53

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chiefs from the three Aboriginal peoples that have always occupied the waters and shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence called today for a moratorium on oil and gas development they say could endanger the region and infringe on their rights. Chiefs representing the Innu, Maliseet and Mi'gmaq Nations, whose communities straddle the borders of Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia gathered in Halifax to call on the federal and provincial...

2014-07-03 08:24:30

New recipes infuse local flavour into meals by adding fresh berries and Real Cream TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Fresh local berries are out in abundance this season, which means berry-inspired recipes are ripe for the picking. Summer is the perfect time to try the magical culinary combination of fresh berries and Real Cream made from 100% Canadian milk in meals. To capture the flavour of summer, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC), BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers...

2014-06-25 16:25:13

Sales and marketing company receives "Campaign Cup" for excellence HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aedos Marketing Concepts, a leading sales and marketing company headquartered in Nova Scotia, announced that they have earned an esteemed sales award for their outstanding work with a major client in the wireless industry. Aedos Marketing Concepts, headed by President Nadeem Jan, was selected to win the award based on the ongoing, outstanding results and quality...

2014-05-16 16:21:20

HALIFAX, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced the results of the vote on the election of directors at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 15, 2014. The total number of shares represented by shareholders present in person and by proxy at the meeting was 46,276,850 representing 37.76% of Chorus' issued and outstanding shares with voting rights. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business. Chorus' proxy...

2014-05-15 08:21:15

-- Intention to change from quarterly to monthly dividend in third quarter 2014 -- Intention to complete the early redemption of outstanding convertible debentures Best on-time arrival performance in Canada for the tenth consecutive quarter Consistent quarterly profitability since 2006 HALIFAX, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced its first quarter 2014 earnings. Q1 2014...

2014-05-06 12:27:24

28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse, Music, Culinary Demonstrations and Cultural Performances Bring Nova Scotia to Faneuil Hall and Fenway Park BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't be surprised if you hear the distinct Nova Scotia accent around Boston in May. From a 28' Nova Scotia Lighthouse to culinary demonstrations from Alain Bosse, Nova Scotia's famous Kilted Chef, Bostonians will have the chance to experience the culture of Nova Scotia on May 17-18, 2014 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The...

2014-05-05 12:22:14

HALIFAX, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Clarke Inc. ("Clarke" or the "Company") (TSX: CKI; CKI.DB.A) today announced its results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Clarke generated net income attributable to equity holders of $73.0 million or $4.01 per share in the first quarter compared to $3.1 million or $0.19 per share for the same period in the prior year. This represents the highest net income generated in a quarter in the Company's history. This was driven by: -- Gain on the sale of...

2014-04-30 16:22:30

Vote GREEN Proxy by 5:00 p.m. Tomorrow HALIFAX, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Continued weak performance by Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") in the first quarter confirms the need for new directors on the Board and fundamental changes at the Company, the Concerned Sherritt Shareholders said today. Earlier today, Sherritt reported a net loss of $48.2 million or $0.16 per share for the quarter ended March 31, compared with positive earnings of $23.1 million or $0.08 per share a year...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.