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2014-09-25 20:21:40

In the news release, "New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver", issued 25-Sep-2014 by Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association over CNW, the company advises that a paragraph should have been omitted. The complete, corrected release follows: New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already...

2014-09-25 12:27:39

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already resulted in: -- increased rates, -- closing down more public post offices, -- reducing services in rural and urban post offices, making them less convenient while promoting franchises, -- starting the shut down of home delivery, -- and is on track to eliminate over 8,000 good rural and urban jobs The Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association's new...

2014-09-24 12:21:36

OTTAWA, 24 Sept. 2014 /CNW/ - THE OCCURRENCE At 0832 EDT on 18 September 2013, VIA Rail passenger train No. 51 departed Ottawa Station and proceeded westward en route to Toronto. At 0847, OC Transpo double decker Bus No. 8017 (the bus) departed OC Transpo Fallowfield Station on the OC Transpo Bus Transitway (Transitway). At 0848, while proceeding at about 47 mph, the train entered the Transitway crossing located at Mile 3.30 of VIA Rail's Smiths Falls Subdivision (the crossing) and was...

2014-09-18 23:04:35

Less than six months after launching its responsive news website designed to engage busy younger audiences, Newstica.com announces the launch of the organization’s new app to deliver fresh news tailored to the reader’s interests to Andriod, iPhone and iPad devices. OTTAWA, Ontario, (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Newstica.com has announced the launch of its new mobile device app, bringing all the same innovative custom features that website news readers have come to love, to Android,...

2014-09-17 04:20:46

- Natalie and Meaghan end the season's eleventh leg by racking up their seventh win - - Next Week: The final three teams race to Ottawa for their chance to win the biggest prize in Canadian television history - - Fans can join host Jon Montgomery for an Exclusive Live Chat tonight on Twitter - To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1t6G25Y TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting the leg in first place after their win in Prince Edward Island last week, siblings Sukhi and Jinder...

2014-09-03 08:22:54

OTTAWA, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - What the seafaring industry fears the most may become a reality. The Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will have severe negative impact on Canadian Seafarers and the Canadian Marine Industry as a whole by opening domestic trade to foreign carriers, doing away with our Cabotage Laws. This is the most serious threat that we have ever faced in our industry. What: Press Conference to expose the lack of...

2014-09-02 16:20:39

OTTAWA, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - What the seafaring industry fears the most may become a reality. The Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will have severe negative impact on Canadian Seafarers and the Canadian Marine Industry as a whole by opening domestic trade to foreign carriers, doing away with our Cabotage Laws. This is the most serious threat that we have ever faced in our industry. What: Press Conference to expose the lack of...

2014-08-27 12:27:00

OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - In the wake of the death of Jean Sutherland Boggs on August 22, at age 92, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) offers its heartfelt condolences to her family and salutes her outstanding contribution to the advancement of the visual arts. She will be remembered as one of the NGC's most effective leaders. "Jean Sutherland Boggs is a key personality in the history of the National Gallery. The acquisitions of international art that she championed are among...

2014-08-27 08:21:36

The Corporation remains focused on its Five-point Action Plan amid declining mail volumes OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $53 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to a loss before tax of $104 million in the same quarter of 2013. For the first two quarters of 2014, the segment reported a profit before tax of $26 million, compared to a loss before tax of $36 million for the same period in 2013. The results were...

2014-08-26 23:00:50

ATG Danmon and FileCatalyst have partnered to provide accelerated file transfer to customers throughout the United Kingdom. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of the Emmy® Award winning FileCatalyst, a world leading accelerated file transfer solution, is pleased to announce the appointment of ATG Danmon as its UK-based channel distribution partner. “ATG Danmon is one of the world's most highly...


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.'