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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...

2014-04-29 16:20:49

HALIFAX, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today issued an open letter to fellow shareholders from one of their nominees, George Armoyan, President and CEO of Clarke Inc, (CKI; CKI.DB.A) a major Sherritt shareholder. The letter responds to repeated malicious, untrue, personal and defamatory statements made by the Sherritt Board of Directors. The text of the letter follows: April 29, 2014 Dear Fellow Shareholders...

2014-04-21 16:21:14

HALIFAX, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today advised fellow shareholders that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") has confirmed the Concerned Shareholders' stated view that they are responsible for positive changes at Sherritt. Referring to the Concerned Shareholders as "the dissident" in a report issued today, ISS says: "Management has demonstrated a high level of shareholder...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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