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2014-08-28 12:26:53

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The organizers of the upcoming 5th edition of the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPs), are pleased to announce that this year's races will feature a first-rate peloton that includes 6 of the current top 15 riders in the UCI WorldTour rankings. The field includes several classics specialists along with some veterans of the GPs. Since their inception in 2010, the Québec City and Montréal events have established a pedigree on...

2014-05-13 16:21:30

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) has released its 2013 Annual Report to the public after it was tabled in the House of Commons. Paul G. Smith, Chairman of VIA Rail's Board of Directors, remarked that "2013 was a productive year at VIA Rail Canada, during which our employees and partners completed important projects that will bring great things for our customers. Over the past four years, we have seen some major changes at our corporation. From our trains...

2014-02-14 08:24:26

SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The New Brunswick-based Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) is pleased to announce the shortlisted nominees for their I Heart Local Cable Awards - a national celebration of excellence in cable service delivery, community-mindedness, and content development. "We were absolutely thrilled to receive more than 100 nominations from our members and their customers in every corner of our country," says Alyson Townsend, President and CEO. "The...

2014-01-10 16:20:21

_____________________________________________________________ |HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS | |For the period from December 18, 2013 to January 7, 2014 | | | |VIA Rail Network | | |Ridership: 274,462 passengers | |Departures: 1,195 trains | |Ridership...

2014-01-09 12:25:11

QUÉBEC, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For its 60(th) edition, the Québec Winter Carnival, in cooperation with Loto-Québec, will offer Carnival-goers a clever mix of new activities and reinvented classics, spread out throughout the Québec area. Not only will Québec be completely Carnival from January 31(st) to February 16(th), but the city is now entering a pre-Carnival period! On January 31(st), the festivities of the world's biggest winter celebration will be launched with a huge...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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