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2014-09-11 23:02:36

Annual L’Oréal USA Charity Event “Fore the Children” – Raises $625,000 for Children With Special Needs (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 More than 850 people participated in L’Oréal USA’s seventh annual “Fore the Children” charity event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation. As part of L’Oréal USA’s ongoing efforts to give back to its communities and consumers, this year’s event contributes $625,000 bringing the total amount raised by...

2014-08-29 23:03:52

Salmon In The Seine is a beautifully-written tribute to Ernest Hemingway and his love for nature and the outdoors. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and its award-winning publication, the Atlantic Salmon Journal, are pleased to announce that an article written by John Hemingway will be featured in the upcoming fall issue of the Atlantic Salmon Journal. Published quarterly since 1952, the Journal is the world's premier publication...

2014-08-26 16:23:30

MONCTON, NB, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling Group International Inc. ("Major Drilling") (TSX: MDI) is pleased to announce that its employees have worked over 6 million hours in the past 12 months Lost Time Injury ("LTI") free. Every employee, job site, office, workshop and warehouse has pulled together to deliver this safety milestone for Major Drilling. "The achievement of one year LTI free is the result of hundreds of thousands of safe behaviours and decisions by our...

2014-08-22 23:01:19

Wild Atlantic salmon returns are being reported as poor in many North American rivers. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is gearing up for the annual fall run of North American fundraising dinners. Every year, the dinners represent a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon. This year is of particular importance however, with poor Atlantic...

2014-08-19 08:26:50

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a close loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs this past season, the Saints spent the offseason preparing for another Super Bowl run in 2014. And, they look like a serious contender again this season. As usual, Saints tickets are in high demand, but for Saints fans feeling squeezed out of the in-person action, a fan favorite solution for great seats at excellent prices is CTI Tickets. Photo -...

2014-08-15 12:20:32

The Governments of Canada and New Brunswick and partners launch the SmartATLANTIC buoy project in Saint John SAINT JOHN, NB, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Trevor Holder, Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, on behalf of the Honourable Claude Williams, New Brunswick Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, along with other project partners, announced...

2014-07-23 08:27:43

Moncton and Saint John centres part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service and invest in Canadian jobs MONTRÉAL, July 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the acquisition of 2 customer call centres in New Brunswick as part of its strategy to improve customer service and invest in jobs in Atlantic Canada and across the country. "Delivering a better customer experience at every level is a core part of Bell's customer-focused investment strategy. These New Brunswick...

2014-07-21 08:23:00

MONCTON, NB, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling is pleased to announce its entry into the underground percussive/longhole drilling sector with its agreement to purchase the operations of Taurus Drilling Services. This business operates in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, providing underground percussive/longhole drilling to mining company clients. Through this purchase, Major Drilling will acquire 39 drill rigs, together with related equipment, inventory and contracts. In...

2014-07-16 23:01:19

Researchers with the Atlantic Salmon Federation are part of an exciting new tracking program of alewives on the International St. Croix River. St. Andrews, N.B. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is tracking fish from the sea to inland spawning sites in the St. Croix River this summer, in the first phase of a new international restoration project. The findings will help to document the first return of sea-run alewife and closely-related blueback herring to the...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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