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2014-09-16 12:25:34

Features an introduction to JH RPS's new way of pricing retirement plan services; addressing fairness in plan expenses among participants BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) has launched a new trade advertising campaign that focuses on the concept of fairness, which is delivered through a number of humorous vignettes that point to the question of how retirement plan costs are allocated among participants. Included are three print ads...

2014-09-16 12:25:12

CALGARY, Sept.16, 2014 /CNW/ - Shaw Communications Inc. ("Shaw") today announced that it has appointed Barbara Williams to the position of Executive Vice President, Broadcasting and President, Shaw Media. In this role, Ms. Williams will continue to reinforce Shaw Media's position as one of Canada's leading broadcasters while evolving to meeting the future audience and advertiser needs. A key focus will be to continue to strengthen the core business while at the same time transforming...

2014-09-15 16:28:14

Register, donate and get involved during Think Pink Week at CIBC branches across Canada TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE:CM) - CIBC employees across the country are putting on the pink from September 15 to 19, hosting fundraising events and encouraging people to register for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure taking place on October 5 in communities across Canada. "We are honoured to once again host Think Pink Week events nationwide...

2014-09-15 16:22:47

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Taseko (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (the "Company") announces proven and probable reserves of 84 million tonnes grading 0.50% Nb(2)O(5) for its 100%-owned Aley Niobium Project ("Aley" or the "Project"). Russell Hallbauer, President and CEO of Taseko, stated, "In 2007, we acquired the Aley project for $5.4 million and after only six years and $30 million of exploration and development work, we have proven up a project with an $860 million net...

2014-09-15 16:21:29

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - David Brett, CEO, Inovent Capital Inc. (TSX Venture - IVQ.P, "Inovent") reports that Inovent and Canada Jetlines Ltd. ("Jetlines") have signed a definitive amalgamation agreement (the "Agreement") whereby the parties have agreed to amalgamate to form an amalgamated corporation ("Amalco") under the terms set out below (the "Transaction"). Under the terms of the Agreement, each shareholder of Inovent will receive one share of Amalco ("Amalco Share")...

2014-09-15 12:22:42

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce a cash dividend of $0.215 CDN per share payable on October 15, 2014 to all shareholders of record on September 30, 2014. The ex-dividend date for this payment is September 26, 2014. This dividend is an eligible dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada). Vermilion is an oil-leveraged producer that adheres to a value creation strategy through the...

2014-09-15 08:23:27

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Callinex Mines Inc. (the "Company" or "Callinex") (TSX-V: CNX; OTCQX: CLLXF) is pleased to announce an addition to its Board of Directors together with increased responsibilities for an existing Board member. The Board has appointed Keith C. Minty, P.Eng., to the Board of Directors. Mr. Minty's mineral resource development experience spans more than 25 years of project exploration, valuation, feasibility studies, financing, construction and...

2014-09-15 08:22:48

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX:ATN / OTCQB:ATNAF) is pleased to present the results of its Technical Report that provides an updated resource estimate and mine plan for its Pinson Underground Project and the results of a positive pre-feasibility study for the Mag Open Pit Project at Pinson. Pinson is located in Humboldt County, Nevada. "Both projects, the Pinson Underground and the Mag Open Pit demonstrate positive economic...

2014-09-15 08:21:02

Airline also introduces price-drop guarantee and WestJet Rewards tiers to provide guests even more value CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will charge a $25 fee for a first checked bag on Econo fares for travel within Canada and between Canada and the U.S. The new fee will only apply to bookings made today onward, for travel on or after October 29, 2014. Guests flying to any of WestJet's international destinations including Mexico, the Caribbean, Central...

2014-09-12 08:21:52

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With R&D spend in the oil and gas sector set to increase by 10% in 2015, the role of intellectual property management has become a significant source of risk and potential reward. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Alberta, where Canadian energy companies are filing four times more oil and gas technology patents than they did a decade ago, and the story is much the same across the entire North American region....


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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