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2014-03-17 20:20:21

YELLOWKNIFE, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Summit Aviation Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Avro RJ85 program that will initially help service Diavik Diamond Mine's transportation needs through a partnership with Det'on Cho Logistics and First Air. "The introduction of the Avro RJ85 to Summit's fleet is a significant change in our business model," says Summit's president, Rob Mauracher. "Being able to move upwards of 90 passengers to and from remote locations...

2014-03-13 12:25:15

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, Inc., a leading global educational content, software and services company for the academic, professional and library markets, announced today that it has received confirmation of its Plan of Reorganization from the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, which has been overseeing the Company's Chapter 11 proceedings following its voluntary filing on July 2, 2013. The Plan received full support from all of the...

2014-03-07 08:21:17

CALGARY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD. (TSX - PWT) (NYSE - PWE) ("PENN WEST" or the "COMPANY") is pleased to announce its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Three months ended December Year ended December 31...

2014-03-04 16:29:41

HALIFAX, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant Inc. (Bell Aliant) (TSX: BA) today announced the filing with Canadian securities regulators of the 2013 audited annual Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analyses for Bell Aliant and Bell Aliant Regional Communications Inc. These documents are available at www.bellaliant.ca/investors and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, or by calling Bell Aliant directly at 877-248-3113. About Bell Aliant: Bell Aliant (TSX: BA) is one of...

2014-03-04 08:34:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecumseh Products Company (Nasdaq: TECUA/TECUB), a leading global manufacturer of compressors and related products, announced today that Igor Popov will be joining our organization as Chief Restructuring Officer. Mr. Popov has successfully served in the CRO role in the past and brings to the Company this valuable experience, operational insight and vision for a business turn around at Tecumseh. Mr. Popov will have a dual reporting...

2014-02-25 16:24:49

INUVIK, NT, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Environmental Impact Review Board is conducting an environmental impact review under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement of the Beaufort Sea Exploration Joint Venture Drilling Program. The developer, Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Limited, is proposing a program and associated support activities that would result in the drilling of one or more exploration wells within EL 476 (Ajurak) and EL 477 (Pokak) in the Beaufort Sea. To register as...

2014-02-24 08:34:30

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced that Bert Quintana has been appointed to its Board of Directors and named Chairman of the Board. Mr. Quintana will also continue in his current capacity as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Quintana succeeds Seth Mersky who will continue to serve on Sitel's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120815/NE57926LOGO Mr. Quintana, 53, has more than...

2014-02-22 12:20:08

IQALUIT, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today concluded his five-day tour of the territories with a visit to Iqaluit accompanied by the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Minister for the Arctic Council and Member of Parliament for Nunavut. In Iqaluit, Minister Kenney learned first-hand about the territories' strong economy, met with employers and training...

2014-02-19 16:21:45

The loan is a significant milestone for the Sarnia plant and contributes important capital All amounts are in Canadian dollars. SARNIA, ON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc. has secured a $10 million interest free loan from Agriculture Canada for the 30,000 MT succinic acid plant currently under construction...

2014-02-17 12:22:54

Thousands of visitors enjoyed three weekends packed full of cultural, sport, and gastronomic activities and Canadian winter traditions GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today was the final day of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration. Thousands of visitors took part in the many activities, and official Winterlude sites welcomed large crowds over the three weekends of festivities. An average of 600,000 people take part in the celebrations each year; a third of...


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Plesiosaur, Turtle Lake Monster
2014-02-05 14:18:05

The Turtle Lake Monster is claimed to inhabit Turtle Lake in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada. Natives claim the monster may be a massive sturgeon and are nervous about the attention the monster may bring. An average of one encounter per year is reported. They date back to pre-settlement days when the Cree had a legend that people who entered the creature’s territory would not return. A couple of explanations to what the monster actually is, include it being a giant lake sturgeon or...

Tegu Lizard
2014-02-02 09:56:20

The Thetis Lake monster is a cryptid described as a reptilian humanoid resembling “Gill-man” from “Creature From the Black Lagoon.” The sighting was reported by two teens in 1972 near Thetis Lake, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. They described it as being around five feet tall with three webbed toes and fingers. Barbed fins were on its skull, arms and legs. It was investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who stated, “the boys seem sincere, and until we determine...

Igopogo
2013-09-19 10:07:07

The Igopogo is a legendary lake monster that is said to inhabit Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. It has also been called “Kempenfelt Kelly” for the bay that extends from the lake into the city of Barrie, Ontario. The Igopogo legend describes the creature as having a canine-like head. And may be related to the Irish crocodile, which is known as the Dobhar-chu. It is described mainly as being a small sea creature only about 12 feet long. But some descriptions report it up to 70 feet in...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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