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2014-01-28 12:25:15

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Corus Entertainment Inc. ("Corus" or "the Company") (TSX:CJR.B) announced that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") has approved the Company's acquisition of the Ottawa radio stations CKQB-FM (106.9 The BEAR) and CJOT-FM (boom 99.7). The acquisition will close on January 31, 2014. "We are pleased with the CRTC's decision and excited about Corus' entry into the fourth largest English radio market in...

2014-01-27 23:26:31

A research trial jointly conducted by head impact researchers Impakt Protective and the National Capital Amateur Football Association (NCAFA) shows that 13 year old football players suffer hits to the head equal to those of 18 year olds despite being younger, lighter and with developing brains. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Many youth football programs are seeing declines in participation with tightening budgets and concussion fears of parents. The study conducted last summer...

2014-01-27 12:25:40

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Department of Canadian Heritage invites the media for a unique photo opportunity as preparations are underway to transform Confederation Park into Winterlude's Crystal Garden. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 11 a.m. EST Who: Professional ice-carvers at work Winterlude spokesperson Artists...

2014-01-22 12:22:37

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's airports and airlines are hobbled by federal government policies that send travelers' costs soaring, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Full Throttle: Reforming Canada's Aviation Policy," author Benjamin Dachis finds high fares are symptomatic of wider problems in the aviation industry that Ottawa should address with sweeping policy reforms. Federal government policies are a major cause of high costs...

2014-01-16 23:02:50

CRG emPerform awarded Gold in ‘Best Advance in Talent Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses’ by Brandon Hall Group. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Corporate Renaissance Group (CRGroup), a global provider of products and solutions for improving business performance and management, is pleased to announce that CRG emPerform, its leading web-based employee performance management software, has won a coveted Brandon Hall Gold award for Best Advance in Talent...

2014-01-15 12:23:13

Jurors nominate five masterfully written and important works on subjects ranging from a Victorian murder, society's misunderstanding of native peoples, a new approach to our planet's ecology, Canada in Afghanistan and a biography of an iconic architect TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Noreen Taylor, prize founder and chair of the Charles Taylor Foundation announced the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize Shortlist before a breathless, standing-room-only crowd of publishers and...

2014-01-12 23:01:45

Individuals seeking relief from marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and other drugs can get no-cost consultations in Ottawa. Call (613) 519-1499 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 An Ottawa alcohol and drug rehab center is launching a new program that addresses adolescent marijuana addiction problems through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to statistics from the Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey, "In 2011,...

2014-01-09 23:27:06

New Online Self-Registration System Allows Organizations To Preregister New Web Domain Name that Reflect their Business Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Sibername (http://www.sibername.com), one of the most trusted Canadian resources for domain registration and web hosting, has launched a new self-registration and reservation system for organizations seeking to claim new Web domain names that take advantage of the new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) extensions. The Internet Corporation...

2014-01-08 23:25:03

i-Sight Software will host a free webinar on applying lessons from 2013 FCPA enforcement actions to today’s compliance activities. The webinar will be presented by compliance expert, author and speaker Tom Fox, on January 21st at 2pm EST. Ottawa, ON, Canada (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 i-Sight Software will host a free webinar on applying lessons from 2013 FCPA enforcement actions to today’s compliance activities. The webinar will be presented by compliance expert, author and speaker Tom...

2014-01-08 23:24:35

The American College of Medical Toxicology will present ‘Chemical Agents of Opportunity for Terrorism’ in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on February 5th and 6th, 2014. The workshop will provide training to emergency personnel and planners regarding both common and unusual industrial agents which may pose a threat as potential weapons of terror. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) will present an educational workshop titled ‘Chemical Agents...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.