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Power Financial Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Financial Results and Dividend Increase of 6.4%

All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Readers are referred to the sections entitled “Non-IFRS Financial Measures” and “Forward-Looking Statements” at the end of this release. MONTRÉAL, March 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Power Financial Corporation (TSX: PWF) today reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2014. FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS Operating earnings attributable to common shareholders (a non-IFRS financial measure) for the quarter endedDecember […]

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Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Declares Distribution for the Month of March, 2015

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Choice Properties”) (TSX: CHP.UN) announced today that the trustees of Choice Properties have declared a distribution for the month of March, 2015 of $0.054167 per trust unit, representing $0.65 per unit on an annualized basis, payable April 15, 2015 to Unitholders of record on […]

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Lexicon and Ipsen Expand Their Licensing and Commercialization Agreement for Telotristat Etiprate to Include Canada

— Lexicon eligible for an additional $5 million in up-front and pre-commercial milestone payments for Canadian rights, plus royalties and sales milestones under original agreement — Lexicon retains all commercialization rights in the U.S. and Japan THE WOODLANDS, Texas and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) and Ipsen S.A. (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Ipsen, upon […]

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CT Real Estate Investment Trust Declares Distribution for the Period of March 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – CT Real Estate Investment Trust (“CT REIT”) (TSX: CRT.UN) announced today that the trustees of CT REIT have declared a distribution for the period of March 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015 of$0.05525 per trust unit, payable April 15, 2015 to unitholders of record on March 31, 2015. About CT […]

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Intertain provides update on Jackpotjoy acquisition and management and board share purchase

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – The Intertain Group Limited (“Intertain” or the “Company“) (TSX: IT) provided an update today regarding its acquisition of the Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands (the “Jackpotjoy Acquisition“), which is set to close during the week of April 6, 2015. Intertain’s previously announced US$352.5 million senior secured credit facilities (the “Debt Facility“), consisting of aUS$335.0 million term loan and a US$17.5 million revolving credit facility, is […]

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International Agronomist and Former Monsanto Executive Dr. Ted Crosbie Joins Inocucor Technologies Board of Directors

MONTREAL, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ — Inocucor Technologies, Inc., the Montreal-based agriculture biotech company that produces sustainable biological products, welcomed internationally recognized agronomist and former Monsanto executive Dr. Ted Crosbie to its Board of Directors today. “Ted’s recognized scientific intellect and deep connection to agronomy in the lab and in the field will add valuable expertise to Inocucor’s board, as we continue to pioneer and commercialize sustainable biological products for […]

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CSA Group Announces New Testing and Certification Program for High-Visibility Safety Apparel Used in Canada

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – CSA Group, a leading global provider of testing and certification services and a standards development organization, announced today the launch of its testing and certification program for high-visibility safety apparel to the requirements of CSA Z96-09. High-visibility apparel includes garments such as coveralls and vests and is intended to make the individual easy to see in low light conditions. This type of apparel is […]

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Altan Nevada Announces Partner Commences Drilling at the Radar Gold Project, Paradise Peak District, Nevada

TSX.V: ANE VANCOUVER, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Altan Nevada Minerals Limited (TSX-V: ANE) (“Altan Nevada” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that partner Gold Resource Corp. (NYSE MKT:GORO) (“Gold Resource“) has commenced a 1780 meter Phase I diamond drill program at the Company’s Radar gold-silver project (“Radar” or the “Property”) located in the Paradise Peak district, Mineral and Nye Counties, Nevada. The program is designed to test six […]

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FileMaker Developer Conference 2015 invites professional developers and business users to “Experience the Possibilities” with the FileMaker Platform

20th annual DevCon in Las Vegas features over 60 expert-led sessions for creating customized solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web — and new $99 FileMaker training day SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — FileMaker, Inc. today announced the program for the 20th anniversary edition of the FileMaker Developer Conference (DevCon), the largest annual gathering of worldwide FileMaker independent and corporate custom business solution developers, trainers and […]

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AGF Management Limited to Release First Quarter Results on March 25, 2015

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – AGF Management Limited (TSX: AGF.B) will release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. AGF will hold a conference call and webcast to discuss these results at 11:00 a.m. ET. The discussion will feature remarks by Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin McCreadie, President and Chief Investment Officer, and Robert […]

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[TPS] – Media advisory, Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 2 p.m – 4 p.m., Topiary’s Steak & Seafood, 3215 Derry Rd. East, Mississauga, Ladies on the Rise Tea Party

Toronto Police Service News Release Media advisory, Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 2 p.m – 4 p.m., Topiary’s Steak & Seafood, 3215 Derry Rd. East, Mississauga, Ladies on the Rise Tea Party Tuesday, July 21, 2015 – 5:59 AM 23 Division 416-808-2300 Trust 15 is currently running a summer leadership camp for girls. Trust 15 currently operates out of 23 Division. It is a not-for-profit organization that provides inner-city youth in […]

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Alvarion Technologies Releases New Indoor Access Point Managed by Powerful Cloud Controller for Large Scale Carrier Wi-Fi Networks

Limitless High-Speed and Secure Connectivity Delivered By Most Complete Wi-Fi Package on the Market TEL AVIV, Israel, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Alvarion Technologies, a global provider of wireless solutions including Wi-Fi, Point to Point and Point to Multi Point, announced today the release of their WBSIac Indoor Access Point (AP) and Arena Controller. Alvarion Technologies’ carrier-grade Wi-Fi solution WBSIac is a high-performance IEEE 802.11ac and backward compatible 802.11a/b/g/n indoor […]

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Rye Patch Drilling Targets World Class Cortez Gold Trend

VANCOUVER, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Rye Patch Gold Corp (TSX.V: RPM; OTCQX: RPMGF; FWB: 5TN) (the “Company” or “Rye Patch”) announces it has received approval of its plan of operations on the Patty project located in Eureka County, Nevada, along the prolific Cortez gold trend.  The plan of operations at Patty and an existing permit at Garden Gate Pass allows for drilling to commence immediately.  The drill equipment is gearing […]

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Ekran System’s New Update Targets Banking Industry

BUDAPEST, Hungary, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Cloud Labs updates Ekran System, the company’s server and workstation surveillance solution, with automated enterprise deployment, secondary authentication control and capturing of web URLs visited by the users. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150318/735428-INFO ) “We’re making Ekran System enterprise-friendly,” said Dennis Turpitka, CEO of Cloud Labs. “Two-step authentication, pre-configured deployment, and URL capturing in addition to indexed video streams make our system ready for large enterprises, the […]

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Manulife Investments launches new Private Investment Pool and two mutual funds

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC       SEHK:945  TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Manulife Investments, a division of Manulife Asset Management Limited, today announced the launch of a new Manulife Private Investment Pool (MPIP), Manulife U.S. Balanced Value Private Trust, and two new mutual funds, Manulife Strategic Investment Grade Global Bond Fund and Manulife U.S. Dollar Strategic Income Fund. “These new funds broaden our platform of investment options for advisors and their clients,” said […]

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Nelvana and Scholastic Create Magic with Little Charmers Worldwide Publishing Program!

First Book to Launch with Retail Exclusive in Spring 2016 TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, a leading international producer and distributor of content for kids and families, announced today that it has signed a publishing deal with Scholastic, granting them worldwide English-language rights to produce a range of preschool books in a number of formats based on the brand new, spell-binding series, Little Charmers. As the master […]

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Collins Barrow Toronto welcomes Isabella Bertani

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Collins Barrow Toronto LLP’s Audit and Assurance group is pleased to welcomeIsabella Bertani, CPA, CA, MBA, to our growing ranks of female partners. Ms. Bertani sits on several boards and committees and is a passionate supporter of numerous charitable, professional and community organizations in both Toronto and Vaughan, including the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation, Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation, Rotary Club of Kleinburg, Nobleton […]

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Doug McGregor of RBC to speak at National Bank Financial’s Canadian Financial Services Conference

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Doug McGregor, chair and chief executive officer of RBC Capital Markets and group head, Capital Markets and Investor & Treasury Services, Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), is scheduled to present at National Bank Financial’s Canadian Financial Services Conference to be held in Montréal onMarch 25, 2015. His presentation will begin at 1:10 p.m. (EDT). A link to the live audio […]

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Kennady Diamonds Intersects Kimberlite at Faraday

Shares Issued and Outstanding: 28,633,122 TSX-V: KDI TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Kennady Diamonds Inc. (“Kennady Diamonds”, the “Company”) (TSX-V: KDI) is pleased to announce that kimberlite has been intersected over approx. 32 meters in the first of fourteen drill holes planned for the Faraday Spring delineation drill program. Kennady Diamonds CEO Patrick Evans commented: “We are very pleased with this first kimberlite intersect at Faraday 2 where drilling […]

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Henley & Partners Forges Innovative Partnership with UNHCR

Henley & Partners announces an innovative partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and donates more than USD 1 million to help the global refugee cause. LONDON, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Henley & Partners, the global leaders in residence and citizenship planning for wealthy individuals and families, has announced the creation of an innovative partnership with the UN Refugee Agency to join forces in support of […]

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IIROC Trading Halt – ARP

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: The Streetwear Corporation CSE Symbol: ARP Reason: Pending News Halt Time (ET): 9:29 AM IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension (halt) of trading in a security of a publicly-listed company. Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. IIROC is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment […]

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Armtec Infrastructure Inc. to Hold Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2014 Results Conference Call

Toronto Stock Exchange:  ARF; ARF.DB CONCORD, ON, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX: ARF; ARF.DB) (“Armtec”) today announced it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss Armtec’s fourth quarter and year-end 2014 results. A news release announcing Armtec’s results will be issued prior to the call. The call will be hosted by Mark Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer […]

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Government of Canada supports economic opportunities for women in New Brunswick – New project will increase participation of women on boards

MONCTON, NB, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with Mr. Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe, announced Government of Canada funding for a project to increase the participation of women in board positions with New Brunswick organizations. The Regroupement féministe du Nouveau-Brunswick Inc. is receiving $300,000 in funding through Status of Women Canada […]

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BASF Canada recognizes Saskatchewan grower, Chris Wittig, for his dedication to farming

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – BASF Canada recognizes Saskatchewan grower, Chris Wittig, for his commitment to agriculture in the second edition of a series of grower profiles. The Wittig family farming operation began in 1972 when his father moved from Saskatchewan to British Columbia. As a second-generation farmer, Wittig farms about 3,500 acres. “Our farm has grown into a family affair,” Wittig said. “Just in the last few years, […]

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Keep this Tip Sheet handy: Learn to recognize the signs of Elder Abuse

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – Elder abuse is on the rise in Canada and professionals dealing with seniors on a regular basis should be vigilant and watch for signs of mistreatment. That, according to Yvonne Ziomecki, SVP, HomEquity Bank – the only Canadian bank working exclusively with seniors – is the only way to combat this serious issue. From doctors and dentists to bankers and lawyers, all professionals interacting […]

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Op-Ed: Quebec’s Résidence du Havre was built to code. But does ‘building to code’ mean cutting corners and caving to lobbyists?

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ – The recent release of the Quebec coroner’s report on the retirement home fire in L’Isle-Verte has once again got people thinking about building safety. The five-alarm blaze that struck the Résidence du Havre on a bitter January night in 2014 reduced part of the home to a charred heap and killed 32 people. Among the causes cited in the report: a lack of sprinklers, […]

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25,000 people expected at Palais des congrès for job and entrepreneurship fairs

MONTRÉAL, March 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Entrepreneurs and job seekers will be converging on the Palais des congrès de Montréal for the various major public fairs and shows slated for the coming months. Over 25,000 people are expected to visit the employers and exhibitors that will be assembled under one roof to recruit and provide information! The essentials: Salon Ma Carrière, March 18 and 19 Salon carrières et emplois La […]

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Whip up a Delicious Kitchen Decor with Paint: CIL

Whip up a Delicious Kitchen Decor with Paint New CIL Paint Culinary Collection features appetizing colours for busiest room in home TORONTO, March 16, 2015 – Chew on this: the colour you paint your kitchen can enhance your eating experience. That’s the message of CIL® paint in unveiling its digital Culinary Collection of paint colours, featuring what it calls a mouth-watering palette of 20 hues, with names such as Adorable […]

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Deep Floral Colours Trending in Paint for Spring and Summer: Sico

Deep Floral Colours Trending in Paint for Spring and Summer Nature-Infused, Rich Pastels Budding in Home Decor, According to SICO Paint   LONGUEUIL, Quebec, March 10, 2015 – Rich floral colours are expected to be in full bloom this coming season – not only in the garden, but in all elements of home decor. That’s the forecast of SICO® paint in unveiling its top colours for spring and summer 2015. […]

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CRTC lowering rates for Internet services in northern Canada‏

March 4, 2015 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today required Northwestel to lower the rates for certain residential Internet services by 10% to 30%. Northern Canadians who are clients of Northwestel could see a significant reduction applied to their monthly bills by May 4, 2015. As a result of the CRTC’s decision, Northwestel will be required to reduce its […]

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Adoption of Bill 10 – The QMA deplores the invocation of closure and remains concerned about centralization

MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The Québec Medical Association deplores the government’s invocation of closure in order to pass Bill 10, thereby putting an end to the consultations needed for the adoption of such a wide-ranging bill. The QMA welcomes the provisions of the bill, which are aimed at reducing bureaucracy in the health and social services system. Indeed, these provisions are consistent with comments the QMA has […]

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