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2014-06-18 12:32:44

--Data indicate ASM-024 DPI safe and generally well-tolerated in asthma-- QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced top-line results from a combined Phase 1 and 2a trial evaluating its lead compound, ASM-024, in moderate asthma patients. The data comes from Asmacure's recently...

2014-06-04 08:40:44

QUEBEC CITY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today that it will release its third-quarter financial results for fiscal 2014 after the close of stock markets on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The news release will be followed by a conference call at 5 p.m. (Eastern time) to review EXFO's results. To listen to the conference call and participate in the question period via telephone, dial (416) 981-9091. Germain Lamonde, EXFO's Chairman,...

2014-05-21 08:34:57

"Big Data" solutions and data analytics for the Human Capital Market drive all-time highs in revenue and EBITDA Q3-2014 Highlights -- Record revenues of $2,999,658, an increase of 66% or $1,197,503 compared to revenues of $1,802,155 in the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Excluding a significant non-recurring revenue of $703,414 derived from one agreement, revenues grew 27% over the prior year. -- Net income of...

2014-05-17 08:20:24

QUEBEC CITY, May 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading source of data analytics for the talent marketplace, announced today that Mr. Jean Lavigueur will be joining its Board of Directors. Mr. Lavigueur comes with a successfull track record in leading publicly traded companies with growth potential to success. He has specialized in enterprise technology solutions in the human capital information market. "WANTED's business and future opportunities are...

2014-05-13 16:21:09

Free Transfer Between Montreal and Quebec City (or Quebec and airport) LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new lavish land programs allow Crystal guests to extend their vacations with five 2014 luxury cruises through North America's East Coast and French Canada. Available on Crystal Serenity's September-October voyages, the two- and three-night, pre- and post-cruise packages offer travelers the opportunity to explore beyond the rich New England/Canada cruise itineraries that begin...

2014-05-06 08:20:50

Regional airline expands across Central Canada with increased frequency CALGARY, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the launch of new, non-stop twice-daily service between Toronto and Quebec City, Quebec, effective March 15, 2015. Using WestJet Encore's fleet of Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, the new service will replace WestJet's current daily service on board its Boeing Next-Generations 737s. "One of WestJet Encore's raison d'être is to allow us to...

2014-04-29 08:25:56

SAN ANTONIO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, "Valero") today reported net income attributable to Valero stockholders of $828 million, or $1.54 per share, for the first quarter of 2014 compared to $654 million, or $1.18 per share, for the first quarter of 2013. First quarter 2014 operating income was $1.4 billion versus $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2013. Increases in operating income in the refining and ethanol segments were partly...

2014-04-02 16:35:20

"Big Data" for Human Capital Management can report on more than 100 Billion individual data elements. QUEBEC CITY, April 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading supplier of data analytics for the human capital marketplace, announced today that its database of information now contains more than one billion records. From this warehouse of "big data", WANTED derives analytical insights into Supply and Demand for talent. The Company's clients, which include...

2014-03-25 16:20:20

Complimentary Transfers to/from Montreal Expand Flight Options LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises' fall Canada/New England season is one of big firsts: the first time itineraries will begin and end in French Canada's picturesque Quebec City and the first time the award-winning Crystal Serenity will be sailing the season. Also a first, the ultra-luxe line will offer complimentary transfers to/from Quebec and Montreal on embarkation and debarkation days to further...

2014-03-12 08:31:33

QUEBEC CITY, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives will welcome over 150 international experts to share with participants their vision, knowledge, and perspective on challenges and future prospects facing cooperative and mutual enterprises. Some of the cooperative movement's biggest names from the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and Canada have already confirmed their participation in the second edition of the Summit....


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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