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2014-06-17 12:26:34

OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at noon in the front of the CBC building at 181 Queen street (Bank and O'Connor), the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) will hold a rally to urge CBC board members to take their role to heart as they deal with the current round of cuts announced in April, and possibly yet another round of cuts soon to be announced. The CMG is organising the rally in collaboration of other local and national organizations that support the national public broadcaster. "We want to...

2014-06-16 08:25:05

-- Leaving Manitoba for Ontario this morning, Clara Hughes continues the journey toward a stigma-free Canada with stops in Kenora, Dryden, Upsala, Thunder Bay, Terrace Bay, Marathon, Wawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Sudbury, North Bay, Deep River and Arnprior -- Clara's Big Ride concludes as part of Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on July 1 WINNIPEG, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting today and for the next 2 weeks, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes...

2014-06-12 23:11:29

Enterprising Students From Trinidad and Tobago Win the Inaugural Title. Ottawa, Canada and London, U.K. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 idoodlesoftware inc., an education software company offering innovative solutions to bridge the gap between traditional and digital learning announced today the global winners of the 2014 Cubes In Space™ MPAC Group Top Design Award. The design from the students at Northgate College, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago took the top award for their experiment. The...

2014-06-11 08:24:22

OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that Jaison Dolvane, the company's President and CEO, will join executives from Kabel Deutschland, Liberty Global, RDK LLC, and Time Warner Cable on a panel discussion about the RDK and its implications for Europe during the Connected TV Summit entitled, What RDK means for Europe on June 11th at 9:40 am BST in London. The session will include Liberty Global, Time Warner Cable...

2014-06-09 12:26:56

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Canadian Museum of History is honouring architect Douglas Cardinal -- the designer of its iconic and celebrated buildings -- by renaming one of its principal event and meeting rooms the Douglas J. Cardinal Salon. This year marks the 25(th) anniversary of the Museum's two adjoining buildings. Upon opening, they received immediate international acclaim for their innovative and elegant design, inspired in...

2014-06-04 12:30:26

OTTAWA, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's leaders are playing in the sand to make a better life for the next generation. In an effort to raise awareness about The Sandbox Project, several Canadian MPs, media personalities, NGOs and business leaders were building sand castles in the world's largest sandbox on Sparks Street in Ottawa on Wednesday. "With a specific focus on injury prevention, mental health, growing healthy bodies and the environment, The Sandbox Project is working hard to improve...

2014-06-03 12:32:13

-- 6-time Olympian Clara Hughes completes her incredible 110-day bike journey around Canada on July 1 in the nation's capital -- Clara to be featured during Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill -- Visit Clara's Celebration Plaza in Major's Hill Park to learn more about her epic journey OTTAWA, June 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Clara Hughes will ride into Ottawa on Canada Day, completing her epic, 110-day bike journey around Canada to grow the mental health...

2014-06-03 12:31:23

CALGARY, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the events that Canadian Paralympic Team members will take part in during the three-day 2014 Celebration of Excellence, honouring Sochi 2014 Olympians, Paralympians and coaches. The festivities will take place in Ottawa, Edmonton, Banff, Red Deer and Calgary June 4 to 6. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities. HEROES TOUR The Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams will...

2014-06-03 08:26:20

Best-in-class HTML5 user experiences available on Samsung IP set-top boxes OTTAWA, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced a joint RDK solution with Samsung Electronics that gives cable operators greater choice in building best of breed hardware and software set-top box solutions. The two RDK licensees have teamed on a rich, multiplatform home entertainment HTML5 user experience (UX), combining Samsung's IP set-top box and...

2014-05-30 23:04:08

SiberName has announced that they will release twenty-seven new domain name extensions: .futbol, .properties, .condos, .maison, .tienda, .productions, .immobilien, .trade, .reviews, .social, .bid, .webcam, .dating, .events, .partners, .cards, .catering, .cleaning, .community, .ink, .industries, .parts, .supplies, .supply, .ninja, and .xyz. These domain names will be released in groups during the month of June 2014. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 SiberName (http://www.sibername.com), one...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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