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2014-10-10 12:23:24

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Journalists, photographers and non-rights-holding broadcast organizations are invited to express their interest in receiving press accreditation for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. To access the Press Accreditation Expression of Interest Form, interested media are invited to email TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) Press Operations at pressoperations@toronto2015.org. The form is available in English, French and...

2014-05-09 12:25:11

OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Following four-time Paralympic swimmer Donovan Tildelsey's announcement of his retirement, the Canadian Paralympic Committee would like to congratulate him on a successful career that saw him win two silver and three bronze medals at the Paralympic Games. Tildesley, of Vancouver B.C., also won five gold medals at the Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007 and was Canada's flag bearer at the opening ceremony at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic...

2014-04-07 12:27:52

Chevrolet helps drive volunteer recruitment for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Games Colin Mochrie, The Second City add comedic zing with viral volunteer video TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Eager to represent your country and community? A sports fan or culture maven? How about a community booster or a student looking to gain invaluable experience? Well, the wait is over! The official online volunteer portal for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games is now live at...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.