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2011-04-11 09:00:00

New containers will help CN convert more truck traffic to rail intermodal door-to-door service TORONTO, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today the acquisition of more than 1,000 new domestic containers to better serve manufacturers and distributors of grocery and consumer goods in domestic markets across Canada and grow the railway's participation in the segment. Roughly 80 per cent of the new containers are heated, ensuring year-round quality service...

2009-08-26 10:11:06

The H.J. Heinz Co. announced it's curtailing Canadian tomato processing by 30 percent after being arbitrated into paying farmers 30 percent more. The move affects its 100-year-old plant in Leamington, in southwestern Ontario, the company's second largest in the world, the Windsor Star reported. The production will be shifted to a plant in Fremont, Ohio, which will receive tomatoes from California, the company said. Heinz Canada spokeswoman Joan Patterson said no Canadian layoffs are expected...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'