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2014-03-26 08:23:58

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, DISSEMINATION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES./ VANCOUVER, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced secondary offering of 31,151,200 Common Shares of Primero Mining Corp. at a price of C$7.20 per share for gross proceeds to Goldcorp of approximately C$224 million. The...

2014-03-25 16:22:46

JERSEY, Channel Islands, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Horizon Petroleum Plc ("Horizon" or "the Company") (TSX.V: HPL) is pleased to announce the strengthening of its Board of Directors by the appointment of John Patterson as a Non-Executive Director, and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Patterson has 35 years experience in the oil and gas industry with a background in acquisitions, financings, corporate governance, tax and accounting. He gained significant commercial and financial...

2014-03-25 12:26:14

TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.a) today announced the appointment of Chad McKinnon as Chief Operating Officer of FGL Sports and Rick White as Chief Operating Officer of Mark's. In November 2013, Michael Medline, previously President of FGL Sports and Mark's, was appointed to the expanded role of President of CTC by Chief Executive Officer Stephen Wetmore. After assessing the operations and organizational structure, Mr. Medline...

2014-03-25 08:28:47

Home care leader also retains its Platinum Club member status MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Bayshore HealthCare Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has earned its second consecutive Platinum Club member designation with Canada's Best Managed Companies program, a designation awarded to organization that have maintained their Best Managed title for six straight years or more. The prestigious national rankings, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of...

2014-03-25 08:22:52

CALGARY, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) announces that a cash dividend in the amount of CDN$0.09 per share will be payable on April 21, 2014 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on April 4, 2014. The ex-dividend date for this payment is April 2, 2014. The CDN$0.09 per share dividend is equivalent to approximately US$0.08 per share if converted using the current Canadian/US dollar exchange rate of 0.8915. The U.S....

2014-03-24 16:24:23

DUBLIN, Mar. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nllf3r/wireless_health ) has announced the addition of the "Wireless Health and Fitness Devices - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wireless Health and Fitness Devices in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Wireless Sports & Fitness Devices,...

2014-03-20 12:28:18

Banner Designs Include 12 with "We Run Together" Theme and an Honor Banner BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a brief program on Boylston Street this morning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and four-time Boston Marathon Champion Bill Rodgers helped race sponsor John Hancock reveal designs for its 2014 Boston Marathon street banners. Each year, approximately 500 banners are hung in Boston usually a month prior to the race until about a week following the event. Similar to prior...

2014-03-20 08:22:54

CALGARY, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael R. Culbert has joined the Board of Directors of Enerplus. Mr. Culbert brings over thirty years of diverse experience in the oil and gas industry in North America and is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Progress Energy Canada Ltd. He brings a strong background in business development, economics and strategic planning...

2014-03-19 16:22:20

Viewers can now watch all-new and catalogued programming on Shaw Media websites with captioning enabled TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Just in time for viewers to catch-up on some of Shaw Media's biggest hits including Big Brother Canada and Vikings, the company is proud to announce that it is the first private broadcaster in Canada to offer closed captioning capabilities on its websites. The captioning spans over 1,300 accessible full episodes across Global Entertainment and...

2014-03-18 08:40:33

New online money movement services allow customers to easily send money through their eligible TD Bank Online Banking accounts. CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank(®), recently launched person-to-person payment and external transfer services, providing customers with convenient and secure options to transfer money to accounts at any U.S. bank or to other people. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21057LOGO The...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • 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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