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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...

2014-05-28 08:25:27

OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that a leading smart TV manufacturer, ranked globally in the top 5, has signed a contract to license the Espial TV Browser for deployment in Internet-connected Smart TVs. Espial TV Browser provides a rich HTML5 platform for high performance, exceptional user experiences and rich support for a wide variety of HTML5 apps including Hulu, YouTube and Amazon. Deployment from this...

2014-05-27 23:13:37

Katy Pelletier Recognized by Ottawa Chamber of Commerce for Professional Accomplishments Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Spartan Bioscience today announced that Katy Pelletier, Spartan’s Director of Sales, has been selected by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce as one of the city’s Top 40 Under 40. Ms. Pelletier was selected from over 250 applicants based on her business accomplishments, professional expertise, and community involvement. As Spartan’s Director of Sales, Ms....

2014-05-26 08:23:23

OTTAWA, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Ottawa Network for Education's 3(rd) TechU.me AppJam is proving that engaging technology courses in high school could mean more girls interested in tech! The AppJam competition, started in 2012, demonstrates excellence in app development by high school students in Ottawa. "Students - especially female - start to self-select themselves out of tech-related streams as early as in grade 9" said Steven Evraire, Director of TechU.me. "In the first two years...

2014-05-23 20:20:17

In c9769 transmitted at 16:31e today, an error occurred in the "location" section.The media registration details should have included "before 10 a.m on Monday, May 26. 2014". Corrected copy follows: Media Advisory - Transport Canada OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about improvements that will benefit air travelers. Date: May 26, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m....

2014-05-22 23:01:40

i-Sight Software has announced that it will offer a free webinar entitled Working With Whistleblowers and Confidential Informants, presented by Tim Reddick, managing director and principal investigator at Desert Thunder Investigations. The webinar will be held on Thursday May 29th at 2pm EDT. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 i-Sight Software has announced that it will offer a free webinar entitled Working With Whistleblowers and Confidential Informants, presented by Tim Reddick, managing...

2014-05-20 12:31:14

GATINEAU, QC, May 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The modernization of Les Promenades Gatineau is in full swing. This $110 million remodeling project will allow Ottawa-Gatineau clients to have access to a larger array of retailers in trendy surroundings. As part of the renovation, Ardène is relocated and now benefits from a contemporary and updated space. This renowned store now offers clothing and shoes in addition to its many fashion accessories and jewelry pieces. ''We are very excited...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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