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2014-04-30 23:17:26

Forget about those boring and confusing news sites, Newstica.com has a bold, fresh and innovative approach to make news more engaging. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Newstica.com, a new website designed to put a vibrant spin on the traditional (and tiresome) approach to news, is on a mission to help people become better informed and more engaged with their world in less time. The site pulls news stories from hundreds of sources around the world, ensuring diverse, new, and...

2014-04-23 16:25:25

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - This week, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) launched the fourth edition of its popular contest So You Want to Be an Artist? Youth aged 16 to 19 from across the country are invited to submit their work by May 21, 2014. Submitted works will be shown on the site soyouwanttobeanartist.ca so that visitors can vote for their favourite. The 12 entries with the most votes will be shown at the Gallery from July 28 to September 1, 2014. From those 12 entries,...

2014-04-22 12:28:13

OTTAWA, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial(®) Group Inc. ("Espial" or the "Company"), (TSX: ESP), a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, is pleased to announce the date, time and dial-in phone number for our Q1 2014 financial results. The call is scheduled for Thursday, April 24th at 10:00AM EDT and the phone number to join the results discussion is: -- Toll Free line (Canada/US) 888-390-0605 -- Toll line (International/Local) 416-764-8609...

2014-04-15 08:25:14

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that two of its existing European Pay TV operator customers, Vodafone in Iceland and Tele2 in the Netherlands, have selected Espial to power their multiscreen services on Tablets, Smartphones and PCs. Espial provides high performance and scalable platforms to power multiscreen services. These products include the Espial Media Service Platform (MSP), a proven and powerful...

2014-04-09 23:28:53

i-Sight has announced that it will offer a free three-part webinar series on conducting workplace investigations that are procedurally fair. The webinars will be presented on April 24th, May 15th and June 5th at 2pm EST, by Lorene Schaefer, a mediator, workplace investigator, attorney, author and managing partner of Win-Win Resolve, a boutique law firm focused on dispute resolution. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 i-Sight has announced that it will offer a free three-part webinar series...

2014-04-09 23:27:29

SiberName has announced that they will release twenty-four new domain name extensions during the month of April 2014, which will be available through their web page for new domain name extensions.Starting this week, the company's customers will be able to use bulk pre-registration tools to pre-register up to 100 domain names in bulk to save time. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 SiberName (http://www.sibername.com), one of the most widely recognized Canadian resources for domain...

2014-04-09 23:01:51

Chem-Dry Ottawa announces that they use a new carpet cleaning method that is safe and highly effective. They believe it is one of the best carpet cleaning methods on the block. Ottawa, ON, Canada, (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Chem-Dry Ottawa wants, homeowners to have the peace of mind knowing that their carpet is clean and germ free. Chem-Dry new cleaning method doesn’t just clean the top of the carpet like some cleaners do, their cleaning process actually removes the unhealthy elements from...

2014-04-09 12:26:07

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Ottawa's unfunded liabilities for employee pension plans rose to $272 billion in 2013, far larger than reported, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute study. In "Ottawa's Hidden Deficit: The Widening Gap between Federal Government Pension Liabilities and Assets," authors William B.P. Robson and Alex Laurin find the value of federal employee pension promises is much larger than shown on the books, and still growing. "Using an economically...

2014-04-08 08:29:46

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-07 16:25:32

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'