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2014-06-11 12:24:42

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian provinces should be concerned about slipping high-school students' scores - in reading, science and mathematics - as assessed by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), according a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Warning Signs for Canadian Educators: The Bad News in Canada's PISA Results," author John Richards addresses some concerning trends in provincial PISA results, in particular declining PISA math scores over the...

2009-08-20 06:00:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Air Canada today announced that it will introduce year-round non-stop service between Montreal and Brussels, with same-plane service continuing on to/from Toronto. Flights will begin daily, subject to government approval, in time for summer peak travel on June 12, 2010. Flights on the new Brussels route are timed to offer travellers convenient connections to Air Canada's extensive North America network via the carrier's Montreal hub to and from:...

2009-08-19 10:50:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Air Canada today announced the expansion of new U.S. transborder service from Montreal. Effective November 30, 2009, Air Canada will offer the only daily non-stop year-round service to Houston, Texas, hub of future Star Alliance partner Continental Airlines. Flights are timed to allow connections to Continental's vast network across the Southern United States, Mexico, Central and South America. In Montreal this new service will offer convenient...

2009-06-12 17:44:00

MONTREAL, June 12 /PRNewswire/ - The Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) is extremely pleased with the Quebec government's important announcement today, regarding the change in tax credits for foreign film production services. The 25% rate, applicable to labour costs, has now been extended to include all eligible expenses. An additional 5% enhancement for special effects, digital animation and green-screen shooting brings the effective rate for any eligible production to 30%. The QFTC...

2009-03-23 06:41:11

Canada's Suncor Energy Inc. officials announced an agreement for an all-stock acquisition of Petro-Canada, which was valued at $19.18 billion Monday. Once given Parliamentary approval, the new entity that would operated using the Suncor brand would have a combined market capitalization of $43.3-billion, the Globe and Mail reported. Under the deal, Petro-Canada shareholders would receive 1.28 shares of the merged company for every Petro-Canada share owned, while Suncor stockholders would...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.