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2014-04-15 08:32:30

SAINTE-JULIE, QC, April 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Robert J. Ratliff, Chairman of the Board of CVTCORP, is proud to announce that Charles Sirois has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Mr. Sirois is joining a seasoned team of directors, led since 2010 by Mr. Ratliff, the founder and former President & CEO and Chairman of the Board of AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in agricultural equipment. "The entire CVTCORP team is delighted to welcome Mr. Sirois aboard and plans to...

2013-02-23 23:01:29

Following statements from Mr. Jacques Lamarre, published in CBC News on February 22, 2013, mentioning “SNC Lavalin having been abused by Riadh Ben Aissa”, Dr. Rafik Benaissa calls such statements “absurd and a disgrace.” Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Following statements from Mr. Jacques Lamarre, published in CBC News on February 22 2013, mentioning “SNC Lavalin having been abused by Riadh Benaissa”, Dr. Rafik Benaissa calls such statements...

2009-07-27 15:38:00

MONTREAL, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Following the meeting called by Nathalie Normandeau, Deputy Premier of Quebec and Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife, on July 15th, representatives of the Boralex Power Income Fund (the "Fund") and AbitibiBowater ("Abitibi") met recently to begin talking again about starting up operations at the Dolbeau-Mistassini power station. Although progress has been made and a number of scenarios have been considered, no agreement has yet been reached....

2009-07-16 10:03:00

MONTREAL, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Boralex Power Income Fund (the "Fund") and AbitibiBowater ("Abitibi") have agreed to resume discussions about the Dolbeau-Mistassini plant in the coming days as a result of a consultation that took place yesterday in Quebec city with the Deputy Premier Minister and Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife, Ms. Nathalie Normandeau. The two companies will meet again with the Minister on July 27th to review the progress of the discussions between 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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