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2014-04-24 12:26:26

SAN FRANCISCO and CALGARY, Alberta, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rdio, Inc. ("Rdio") and Shaw Communications Inc. ("Shaw") today announced a marketing, content and promotion partnership that will grow Rdio, the leading digital streaming music service in Canada and provide Canadians a seamless digital experience for music. "Canada is Rdio's second largest market and is a huge priority for us. As one of the most diverse countries in the world, Canada has a rich and varied musical...

2014-04-24 08:24:14

CALGARY, April 24, 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 May 20, 2014 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on May 5, 2014. The ex-dividend date for this payment is May 1, 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 0.9065. The U.S....

2014-04-23 12:26:46

TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - ASTOUND Group, a global design and fabrication house, was announced this month as a winner of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies program, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, and National Post. The prestigious award recognizes Canadian privately owned and managed companies for outstanding business performance and innovative management. 250 Canadian companies are asked to participate every year, undergoing a thorough audit before 50 winners are selected who...

2014-04-21 08:24:13

Campaign aims to show Canadians that banking can be simple TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Tangerine (formerly ING DIRECT) is launching a new, fully integrated advertising campaign aimed at engaging Canadians from coast to coast. Rooted in the company's focus on improving Canadians' banking experiences, the bold campaign features a fresh face that personifies the brand's commitment to simple and progressive everyday banking. "You only get one chance to make a...

2014-04-21 04:20:46

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting green building practices in its more than 4,400 restaurants, this Earth Day, Tim Hortons is announcing a new initiative to replace all existing lighting fixtures in restaurants across Canada and the United States with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting from Philips. The...

2014-04-20 20:20:35

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting green building practices in its more than 4,400 restaurants, this Earth Day, Tim Hortons is announcing a new initiative to replace all existing lighting fixtures in restaurants across Canada and the United States with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting from Philips. The...

2014-04-17 12:30:33

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l5mn93/global_pay_tv) has announced the addition of the "Global Pay TV Market 2014- 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l5mn93/global_pay_tv ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Pay TV market to grow at a CAGR of 9.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the...

2014-04-16 16:25:55

9 Schools Compete in Second Annual Friendship Sprint Medley Relay BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. More than 300 students from Boston Public High School track teams participated in the event. After dynamic stretching and core strengthening...

2014-04-16 08:35:49

(All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted) C$8.15 per share offer provides superior shareholder value TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM, TSX:AEM) ("Agnico Eagle"), Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI, NYSE:AUY) ("Yamana") and Osisko Mining Corporation (TSX:OSK; Deutsche Boerse:EWX) ("Osisko") are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement ("the Agreement") pursuant to which Agnico Eagle and Yamana will...

2014-04-15 12:30:11

Must-attend debate on private exchanges drawing remarkable interest WELLESLEY, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) announced today that more than 3,500 insurance brokers, human resource professionals and employers have registered to participate in its 2014 Sun Life Wake Up Summit on April 16 that will debate private health insurance exchanges and discuss the evolving employee benefits landscape. The Sun...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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