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2011-12-06 23:13:11

'Own the Podium' program's benefits vastly outweighed its operating costs At the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, when Canadians roared with delight at a medal haul that placed the country at an "all-time, all-nation Winter Olympics record of 14 gold medals," athletes did more than win gold—they fired up exuberant displays of national pride and unity across the country. And new research involving the University of Alberta suggests Canadians are willing to pay to get them....

2011-08-03 11:00:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/special-olympics/2014-special-olympics-canada-summer-games TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - In 2014, the largest-ever Special Olympics Canada Summer Games will be hosted in Vancouver, B.C., and world-class sport leader and former VANOC official Cathy Priestner Allinger has been selected to lead the Games, Special Olympics Canada announced today. The 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games will bring up to...

2010-10-05 05:18:00

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- redleaf Water, Canada's ultra-premium bottled water, today announced it has been named the preferred water supplier of NHL hockey team, the Calgary Flames, and the Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The 2010-2011 regular season, which hits the ice on October 7, marks redleaf Water's third season as a water sponsor for the team and its venue and the beginning of a multi-year contract. "redleaf Water is a natural fit within our...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.