Latest Pickering, Ontario Stories

2014-08-21 16:20:46

New opportunities for economic development and job creation PICKERING, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Ajax--Pickering, met today with community groups, regional and municipal leaders and business stakeholders to demonstrate her commitment to an open dialogue on the future uses of the Pickering Lands. Last year, the government announced a...

2014-05-15 20:21:38

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG or Company) today reported its financial and operating results for the three months ended Mar. 31, 2014. Net income attributable to the Province for the first quarter of 2014 was $242 million compared to $28 million for the same quarter in 2013. Tom Mitchell, President and CEO said, "The long, cold winter put an unusually high demand on Ontario's electricity system. Our increased income, in part, resulted from...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.