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2014-08-20 12:24:50

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair is a celebration of reading and writing poised to engage 50,000 fairgoers with 300 hours of programming featuring more than 400 Canadian and international authors in eight feature areas over three and a half days. The Fair is an inclusive, poly-cultural event that inspires a love of books in all forms and embraces all facets of the writing and publishing sector. Book lovers will come face-to-face with their...

2014-08-20 08:32:58

Toronto start-up to advance context-aware mobile experience platform TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Flybits Inc., a Toronto start-up that has created a context-aware experience development platform for mobile environments, has closed a $3.75 million Series A financing. Led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and Trellis Capital Corporation with participation from MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and Ryerson Futures, Inc., the investment will advance the company's...

2014-08-19 23:10:26

VeloReality CEO Gary Bauer and CTO Kostya Poukhov launched forty new HD videos of world famous European cycling courses at the 2014 Andy's Ride Fundraiser. Riding the new courses on a Lynx VR Trainer demo unit, one rider was impressed enough to buy the Lynx demo unit on the spot. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 VeloReality CEO Gary Bauer and CTO Kostya Poukhov were on hand to help celebrate the 2014 Annual Andy's Ride fundraiser in Port Carling Ontario. The event is...

2014-08-19 23:06:20

FreshBooks Accountant Center provides accountants with secure access to their FreshBooks client data in real-time. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 FreshBooks, the #1 cloud accounting solution designed exclusively for service-based small business owners, today announced its FreshBooks Accountant Center. The new portal provides accountants with a comprehensive view of their FreshBooks clients’ financial data. Accountants can now run reports such as Profit & Loss, Tax Summary...

2014-08-19 08:37:51

Launch HIGHLINE to better support tech founders who are about to scale globally TORONTO AND VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver-based startup accelerator GrowLab Ventures and Toronto's Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137196) MERGER OF EQUALS TO CREATE NEW POWERHOUSE ABOVE THE...

2014-08-19 08:23:00

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") reports that the Ekati Diamond Mine and the Diavik Diamond Mine performed exceptionally well in the second fiscal quarter of 2015 (May through July). Rough diamond production, sales and pricing have all exceeded plan. Unless otherwise specified, all financial information is presented in U.S. dollars. Ekati Diamond Mine Production (100% basis) For the second consecutive...

2014-08-18 08:32:27

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Magic Lantern Media Inc. releases new enhancements for its AccessSTEM learning platform including a new leading-edge user interface as well as curriculum correlations for British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Ontario. Pilot programmes now running in 7 school boards across 4 provinces are responding to the needs of learners to help equip them with 21(st) Century skills. AccessSTEM responds to the need for 21(st) Century Learning through new...

2014-08-18 08:25:28

First chance at tickets for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, starting September 15 Tickets start at $20 at TORONTO2015.org/tickets TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - It's time to start planning where you want to be in the summer of 2015! Starting less than a month from today, nab your front-row seat to history when the best athletes from Canada and 40 other countries and territories come to compete at the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games. The Pan Am schedule for sport competitions and the Opening and...

2014-08-15 08:27:16

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Posera-HDX Ltd. (TSX: HDX) (the "Company" or "HDX") announced today its financial results for the three and six-months ended June 30(th), 2014. HDX is listed on the TSX under the symbol "HDX". Paul Howell, Chief Executive Officer, reports: The Company achieved strong sales, service, and payments processing revenue, in the second quarter of 2014. The Company also continued to integrate business units, and build new software products and tools. In addition, the...

2014-08-14 20:20:26

-- $12.7 million of EBITDA and $165.8 million in revenues for six months ended June 30, 2014 -- Completed amendment of 7% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures -- Entered into non-binding letter of intent to sell certain operations -- Negotiating amendment of senior lending facilities TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - IBI Group Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: IBG) today announced financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. Operational...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.