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Happy Halloween!

In Writing (all kinds) on October 31, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Have a good one!

Tricon Capital Group Completes US$150 Million Portfolio Acquisition of Single-Family Rental Homes

In Writing (all kinds) on October 30, 2015 at 3:00 AM

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TORONTO, April 15, 2015  /CNW/ – Tricon Capital Group Inc. (“Tricon” or the “Company“) (TSX: TCN), an asset manager and principal investor focused on the residential real estate industry, today announced that its Tricon American Homes subsidiary has completed its previously-announced approximately US$150 million acquisition of a portfolio of 1,385 single-family rental homes situated in Texas, North Carolina, and South Carolina from a U.S.-based private equity fund manager.

About Tricon Capital Group Inc.

Tricon is an asset manager and principal investor focused on the residential real estate industry in North Americawith approximately $2.5 billion of assets under management. Tricon owns, or manages on behalf of third party investors, a portfolio of investments in land and homebuilding assets, single-family rental homes and manufactured housing communities. Our business objective is to earn fee income through our Private Funds and Advisory business and to invest for investment income and capital appreciation through our Principal Investment business. Since inception in 1988, Tricon has invested in real estate and development projects valued at approximately $16 billion. More information about Tricon is available at www.triconcapital.com.

SOURCE Tricon Capital Group Inc.

For further information: Gary Berman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Tel: 416-928-4122, Email:gberman@triconcapital.com; Wissam Francis, Executive Vice President – Corporate Finance, Tel: 416-323-2484, Email: wfrancis@triconcapital.com

AM Total Investissements (SENC) exerce des bons de souscription de Corporation Nuvolt Inc.

In Writing (all kinds) on October 29, 2015 at 3:00 AM

QUÉBEC, le 15 avril 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – AM Total Investissements (SENC) (« AM Total ») annonce l’acquisition de 13 953 488 actions ordinaires de Corporation Nuvolt Inc. (« Nuvolt »), suite à l’exercice de 13 953 488 bons de souscription, représentant 10,27% des 135 807 976 actions ordinaires de Nuvolt émises et en circulation, en tenant compte de l’exercice d’autres bons de souscription.

À la conclusion de l’exercice des bons de souscription, AM Total détient 62 002 651 actions ordinaires de Nuvolt représentant 45,65% des actions ordinaires de Nuvolt émises et en circulation. AM Total détient également 500 001 bons de souscription de Nuvolt additionnels, qui, si exercés en entier, lui donneraient le contrôle sur un total de 62 502 652 actions ordinaires de Nuvolt, représentant 45,85% des 136 307 977 actions de Nuvolt qui seraient émises et en circulation, calculé sur une base partiellement diluée.

Cette opération a été effectuée à des fins d’investissement et, conformément aux lois sur les valeurs mobilières applicables, AM Total ou des personnes qui lui sont liées pourraient accroître ou réduire leur investissement dans Nuvolt selon les conditions du marché ou d’autres facteurs pertinents.

 

SOURCE AM Total Investissements (SENC)

Renseignements : Mathieu Leclerc, AM Total Investissements (SENC), 1050-2820, boulevard Laurier, Québec (Québec), G1V 0C1, Téléphone : (418) 781-6300, poste 5233

Magna Announces Agreement to Sell Interiors Operations

In Writing (all kinds) on October 28, 2015 at 3:00 AM

AURORA, ON, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ – Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG, NYSE: MGA) today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell substantially all of its interiors operations to Grupo Antolin, a leading global supplier of automotive interior systems.  The purchase price for the operations, excluding certain assets, is approximately$525 million, subject to customary closing adjustments for the value of net working capital and net debt at closing.

The transaction includes 36 manufacturing operations and approximately 12,000 employees located in Europe, North America and Asia.  Full year 2014 total sales for the operations included in the agreement were approximately $2.4 billion.  Magna’s seating business is not included in this transaction. Read the rest of this entry »

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In Writing (all kinds) on October 27, 2015 at 6:32 PM

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Four Ontario Electric Utilities Pursue Merger

In Writing (all kinds) on October 27, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Move expected to benefit customers and communities

TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ – Four of Ontario’s largest and most successful local electricity distribution companies are working together to form a new utility that would serve almost a million customers in York Region, Simcoe County, Peel Region, Hamilton and St. Catharines.

A proposed merger between Enersource Corporation, Horizon Utilities Corporation, Hydro One Brampton Inc. and PowerStream Inc. would allow a new, larger company to use its collective resources to deliver a favourable impact on distribution rates, more efficient services and innovative technologies for customers. Read the rest of this entry »

Lima Corporate Acquires Unicompartmental and Total Knee for European Markets

In Writing (all kinds) on October 26, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Lima sets the stage to be a key player in the Knee market

SAN DANIELE DEL FRIULI, UDINE, Italy, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ – Lima Corporate has entered into an agreement with Zimmer Holdings Inc. to purchase the Zimmer® Unicompartmental High Flex Knee (ZUK) and the Biomet® Discovery™ Elbow System within the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland markets, as well as the Biomet® Vanguard™ Complete Knee System for Denmark and Sweden. The European Commission has adopted the decision to approve Lima Corporate as a suitable buyer. The agreement between Lima and Zimmer® will become effective after the merger between Zimmer® and Biomet® has been closed. Read the rest of this entry »

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS FOR THE WEEK 26th Oct – 1st Nov 2015

In Writing (all kinds) on October 26, 2015 at 3:00 AM

new_500Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – You will get a chance to generate some extra bucks, but you’ll need to guard against being overly materialistic.  Circumstances will be creating a couple of tricky choices in terms of work or school, but the planets indicate that you’ll be guided into the right choice.  It might be best to be honest or straightforward about your feelings in committed relationships. The week  will be hectic but full of romantic moments too. You could see the chance to take a new training or vocational course, The best week for career opportunities and developments.  Favorable Date : Oct 27 Favorable Color : Blue

Taurus ( 20 April – 20 May ) –The months ahead is likely to start on a fabulous note, with an opportunity to take a trip or short break. The theme of travel and fun continues well although you might be tempted to put work or studies on the back burner and this will lead to a rather heavy backlog in your workload.  It looks like a superb time for some home improvements, but don’t go over budget. Weekend sees a minor conflict between you and a loved one.  You will find ways to balance the key areas of your life with sometimes unreasonable demands from colleagues and loved ones. Favorable Date : Oct 26 Favorable Color : Yellow

Gemini ( 21 May – 20 June) –  You will need to recognize the opportunities. Expect some changes in terms of new interests as exciting career developments can occur. For some Geminis, a house move is possible around this time! For students and office goers it  will be a time to concentrate on work or school. Romance looks fabulous, but cash matters during this period may be strained. Singles are likely to meet someone who is fun, but who is quite a demanding individual. A stroke of good luck should help finance during weekend. Favorable Date : Oct 27  Favorable Color : Red

Cancer ( 21 June – 22 July ) – There may be excitement, a new career opportunity or a long-held ambition may start to unfold. You’ll have some great ideas, but you’ll need a little iron will to implement those ideas. If you are still at college it may be that you have the chance to get involved in a money making activity. For businessmen it will be very busy week and your days are likely to be filled with work and travel.  There is great deal of potential for property and savings, although there is a danger that you’ll let one or two fabulous opportunities slip through the net. Your finances may take a dip around due to some unforeseen expenditures. Favorable Date : Nov 1  Favorable Color : White

Leo  ( 23 July – 22 August ) – The week is  likely to start with a major success at work or studies. The planets could reintroduce something from the past, but in a positive way. The period  bodes extremely well for travel. Don’t allow a work  situation to spill over into your social or private life; keep the two apart. During weekends the focus would be on romance and personal relationships and hard work should start to pay off.  Love would be in the air. The theme of love will blossom and it may see you looking for more, perhaps even commitment from the partner. Date : Oct 27  Favorable Color : Red

Virgo ( 23 August – 22 September ) –This is a good time for relaxing recreation, a time to refresh and rejuvenate yourself and do the things you most enjoy doing. Good humor and optimism prevail now, and you would be able to get a larger perspective on your life. This is also a good time to approach someone who is in a position to benefit you spiritually, intellectually, or materially. Cooperative, harmonious personal and professional relationships are more important to you at this time. You will feel like socializing and being friendly.  Favorable Date : Oct 27  Favorable Color : Green

Libra ( 23 September – 22 October ) – Your inspirations and original ideas take concrete form now. This is a very positive time when the opportunity to do the things that you love presents itself. You feel freed from restrictions and obstacles, and your creative abilities are very strong. Singles are likely to meet someone rather special at this point. This week will be a typical flurry of social events, but don’t ignore work or studies.  The week is likely to introduce a new and very unpredictable friend. Favorable Date : Oct 26  Favorable Color : Yellow

Scorpio ( 23 October – 21 November ) – You need to slow down this month. You are taking on way too many projects and the work that you are doing will not be good enough to feel satisfied or get the recognition that you should be getting. If you are single, take some time to kick up your heels with friends and try out something new you’ve been wanting to visit. If in a relationship, expect some sizzling romantic evenings with your honey. You may choose to spend the holidays or have a short journey together. Favorable Date : Nov 1  Favorable Color : White 

Sagittarius ( 22 November -21 December ) – You’re going to feel restless, secretive, and looking at everything with the eyes of a realist.  You may feel dissatisfied with your home environment. Work may require your skills at smoothing things over with coworkers and the weekend may be an ideal time to get together with people you study or work with and just relax Friends and family will be of help as you go through a transition in a relationship. If in a romantic partnership, communication between both of you may be a bit off this weekend. Favorable Date : Oct 24  Favorable Color : Blue

Capricorn ( 22 December – 19 January ) – You can relax a bit after the activity of the last few weeks, Your energy is about pursuing the next project. Partners pull you out to play. Balance your time with activities that bring you pleasure. Others will have a way of reflecting back just how much you have accomplished. Mentors and elders could have some valuable insight about investments. Your thirst for travel is quenched with short trips and planning. Partners will hold the key to excitement and adventure. Favorable Date : Oct 30  Favorable Color : White

Aquarius ( 20 January – 18 February ) – The week ahead is likely to start with a boost at work or school, as your reputation soars! The week will bring a breath of fresh air in terms of a new friend, and a revelation regarding romance.  Avoid the temptation to be rigid and don’t dismiss the possibility of training or a new educational course. For office goers the week will offer the chance of a short vacation, while money matters look set to improve. You could be looking at new avenues for investment. Let go of what no longer holds significance, and pursue your dreams.  Favorable Date : Nov 1 Favorable Color : White

Pisces ( 19 February – 20 March ) – The month ahead is likely to start on a very positive note in terms of finances. However, you’ll need to watch the cash flow; draw up a budget and stick to it, because you’ll slip into a mood where you’ll want to spend. Resist the urge; it will pass and wait for some excellent money making opportunities to come.  It would be  wonderfully romantic month where a new relationship may blossom, or if you are already attached there will be an opportunity for your relationship to deepen significantly. You will need to keep an eye on your health at this time as there is a danger of you forgetting to look after yourself properly. Favorable Date : Oct 25  Favorable Color : Brown

From :

Manish Kumar Arora, 91-9871062000

K.P. Astrologer, Numerologist, Tarot Card Reader & Vastu Consultant

www.facebook.com/manishastroconsultant

manish@manishastrologer.com

Jobs Available with the Ontario Public Service

In Writing (all kinds) on October 25, 2015 at 5:44 PM

Correctional Officer (130 Positions) – Ontario Government (MCSCS Jails)

 

Cleaner (9 positions) – GovtON (South Detention)

 

Registered Nurse (40 Positions) – South Detention

 

Court and Client Representative (2 Temp)

 

Programs and Standards Advisors (4 Positions) (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)

 

Court Clerk and Registrar (2 Positions)

 

Court Clerk and Registrar (29 Positions On-Call)

Happy Birthday Lisa!

In Writing (all kinds) on October 25, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Have a great day!

Strategic Group to divest VoIP division

In Writing (all kinds) on October 24, 2015 at 3:00 AM

CALGARY, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ – Strategic Group is pleased to announce the merger of its subsidiary, Shift Networks with Broad-Connect Telecom Inc. effective April 15, 2015. Shift Networks provides Voice over IP (VoIP) phone services to small and medium businesses across Canada.

Shift Networks engineered and commercialized a national platform to provide a range of unified communications (UC) and telephony solutions. Shift’s merger with Broad-Connect – an IP telephony company with offices across Canada – will allow the consolidated customer base to benefit from an even broader telephony solution and service infrastructure on a full national platform with significant critical mass. It is not anticipated that any offices will be closed as a result of this merger.

“The merger is consistent with Strategic Group’s strategy of creating value in industries outside of our core commercial real estate,” said Riaz Mamdani, CEO of Strategic Group. “This concludes Strategic Group’s eight year incubation of another successful business venture.”

About Strategic Group

Strategic Group owns, manages and develops office, retail and apartment properties across Canada. Our approach is unconventional and creative while delivering on the fundamentals of real estate. This unconventional and creative approach is reflected in our Mantra: “Creating value others can’t by seeing what others don’t”.

Alberta-based Strategic Group is one of the largest privately-held real estate companies in Canada. Our company is fully integrated, which means we own, manage, lease, develop, re-develop and re-purpose our portfolio on our own, for ourselves. Strategic Group has national reach, with property ownership from Vancouver Island to Atlantic Canada.

At Strategic Group, we adhere to our values around People, Community and Business:

  • Our People want to learn, grow and have fun
  • Our Community commitment is impact, legacy and pride
  • Our Business is about growth, sustainability and longevity

Real Estate is our focus but we also own businesses in other industries including construction, building services, oilfield services, telecom, pet care, agriculture, technology, and corporate finance.

SOURCE Strategic Group

For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Lauren Herschel – Director, Brand and Community, Strategic Group, Direct: 403.234.3231, Email: lherschel@strategicgroup.ca, StrategicGroup.ca

Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. Acquires Additional 371 Machines

In Writing (all kinds) on October 23, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Continues roll-out of Tonkawa placement agreement

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MILL VALLEY, CA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ – POYDRAS GAMING FINANCE CORP. (TSX-V: PYD) (“Poydras” or the “Company”) has acquired an additional 371 gaming (slot) machines effective April 15, 2015 in conjunction with its long-term placement agreement with the Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma. Under the terms of the agreement, Poydras and the Integrity Companies will provide 600 Class III gaming machines under a 6-year and 11-month contract which is expected to generate approximately $6 million in annual revenue for Poydras.  This most recent tranche of 371 machines includes 159 machines which are already installed and revenue-producing, as well as 212 machines that have been or will be delivered in the next 30-45 days.  Including the previously announced 105 machines initially acquired as of March 1, 2015, Poydras has now acquired 476 machines under the Tonkawaplacement agreement. The Company is financing its machine purchases through a combination of vendor financing and cash on hand and expects to complete the purchase and financing agreements for the remaining 124 Class III gaming machines over the next 30-45 days.   Read the rest of this entry »

Un consortium dirigé par Fiera Axium Infrastructure acquiert de EDP Renewables une participation dans un portefeuille de parcs éoliens de 1100 MW situé aux États-Unis

In Writing (all kinds) on October 22, 2015 at 3:00 AM

NEW YORK, NY, le 17 avril 2015 /CNW/ – Un consortium dirigé par Fiera Axium Infrastructure inc. (Fiera Axium) et composé de Société en commandite Fiera Axium Infrastructure U.S. L.P., Swiss Life Funds (Lux) Global Infrastructure Opportunities S.C.A., SICAV-SIF et John Hancock Life Insurance Company a annoncé l’acquisition d’une participation minoritaire dans un portefeuille de 1100 MW (le “Portefeuille”), comprenant huit parcs éoliens en exploitation aux États-Unis , majoritairement détenu par EDP Renewables (EDPR).

Réparti dans sept états américains, le Portefeuille présente une bonne diversification en termes de marché énergétique et de technologie de turbine. Les actifs bénéficient tous de contrats d’achat d’électricité d’une durée moyenne de 16 ans. EDPR conservera une participation majoritaire dans l’équité du Portefeuille et continuera d’agir en tant que gestionnaire des actifs. Read the rest of this entry »

S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

In Writing (all kinds) on October 21, 2015 at 3:00 AM

A Deletion from the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ – S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

The shareholders of Artek Exploration Ltd. (TSX:RTK) have agreed to the terms of an Arrangement Agreement with Kelt Exploration Ltd. (TSX:KEL). Artek shareholders will receive 0.34 common shares of Kelt for each share held. Artek will be removed from the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index after the close of trading on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

About S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial, is the world’s largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and research. Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions that fulfill the needs of investors. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices covering a wide range of asset classes across the globe, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. To learn more about our company, please visit www.spdji.com.

S&P is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“S&P”) a part of McGraw Hill Financial. Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”). These trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. It is not possible to invest directly in an index. S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones, S&P and their respective affiliates (collectively “S&P Dow Jones Indices”) do not sponsor, endorse, sell, or promote any investment fund or other investment vehicle that is offered by third parties and that seeks to provide an investment return based on the performance of any index. This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Dow Jones Indices does not have the necessary licenses. S&P Dow Jones Indices receives compensation in connection with licensing its indices to third parties.

SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices

For further information: Tony North, Director, Canadian Index Operations, S&P Dow Jones Indices, (+) 416 507 3204, tony.north@spdji.com; David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee, S&P Dow Jones Indices, (+) 212 438 3907, david.blitzer@spdji.com

Mazen Haddad acquires additional shares of Knowlton Capital

In Writing (all kinds) on October 20, 2015 at 3:00 AM

MONTREAL, April 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Mazen Haddad, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Knowlton Capital Inc. (TSXV: KWC.H), announces that he has acquired an additional 1,400,000 common shares of Knowlton Capital, representing 3.01% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Knowlton Capital, at a price of $0.05 per share following the exercise of 1,400,000 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants“), for total proceeds of $70,000.

Immediately following the exercise of the Warrants, Mazen Haddad directly and indirectly owns the following Knowlton Capital securities: (i) 9,756,495 common shares, representing approximately 20.95% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Knowlton Capital, and (ii) stock options in respect of 1,558,775 common shares.  Assuming the exercise of all stock options held by Mr. Haddad, he would own 11,315,270 common shares, representing 23.51% of the Knowlton Capital common shares that would then be issued and outstanding. Read the rest of this entry »

MANISH’S ZODIAC SIGNS PREDICTIONS FOR THE WEEK 19th Oct – 25th Oct 2015

In Writing (all kinds) on October 19, 2015 at 6:22 AM

new_500Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – Your popularity remains high; your understanding and wisdom flow; and you remain lucky in love, far travel, legal, educational or media concerns. Your energy and effectiveness will keep you in the race.Ideal time for you to pursue financial and intimate matters. Work at a steady pace. Love, romance, beauty, pleasure and joy from children bring a thread of relief from the chores that surround you. If you’re attached, this week brings cozy reassurance. If you’re single, this week urges you to touch base with your inner self.Favorable Date : Oct 23 Favorable Color : Red

Taurus ( 20 April – 20 May ) – Your energy, charisma and effectiveness rise high giving you the ability to cope with some major obstacles that have existed in the past. Study is under favourable influences and this would be a good time to look into courses, promotions and new contracts. A face you did not think to be your ally is set to pleasantly surprise you.  Life in fact is about to prove to you that nothing is what it seems and that good things are indeed worth fighting for. Time spent with persons of opposite sex can help you see the lighter side of life.Favorable Date : Oct 20 Favorable Color : Yellow

Gemini ( 21 May – 20 June) – You have a lot to ponder especially about education, foreign travel, legal matters or a cultural prospect. Don’t be rushed into anything. The week ahead is a good time to act on investment, debt, finance, security, charity and spiritual matters – but it’s a poor time to seek attention, praise or romance. Shy away from anything that demands a vibrant or charismatic presence on your partYour cool logic, innovative ideas, and analytical skills should come in handy as you figure out what to do next. Favorable Date : Oct 21 Favorable Color : White

Cancer( 21 June – 22 July ) – This week awakens your passion and instincts. Your sexuality will manifest vigorously. You’ll have a lot of sex appeal, you’ll attract without efforts, but at the same time you’ll take great pleasure in provoking, inciting, conquering over.Your wishes will be very intense and will demand immediate fulfillment, but in spite of this haste, you won’t lose your head. You’ll manage to be moderate, to control your emotions and actions, at least regarding important decisions. Your health is on an upswing, you may feel years younger. Favorable Date : Oct 23  Favorable Color : Green

Leo  ( 23 July – 22 August ) – There will be a turning point, decisions will be made or new beginnings experienced, and you’d better have the initiative for all of them, otherwise they will be imposed on you from the exterior in a way that you won’t like. Keep your work under control, listen to your intuition and do everything that is within your power. It is important to ask for help if you can’t do something by yourself. Try to stay as positive as possible towards certain changes, personally and professionally. Have the courage to explore new paths. Favorable Date : Oct 23  Favorable Color : Blue

Virgo ( 23 August – 22 September ) –This is an excellent time for improving finances, home decor, starting a new beauty regiment, or doing anything that creates beauty and harmony. It’s time to generate more abundance. You will indulge more and focus on money matters.  Appreciating the finer things in life will be expected now.  Also building up material things that will stand the test of time.Relationship matters will be more stable and decisions regarding them more enduring.  Discussions, ideas, writing begun now will yield fortuitous results. Favorable Date : Oct 24  Favorable Color : Purple

Libra ( 23 September – 22 October ) – Your career and public reputation take center stage this week and that is exactly how you like it. This week you will be challenged and offered solid opportunities to prove yourself in the world. You may get some recognition mid-week for any investigation or financial work you have done. You may even be idealized a little bit. Enjoy the attention. Concern yourself with what you can do instead of what you can’t and you will succeed in time. Friends will support in your mission.  Favorable Date : Oct 19  Favorable Color : White

Scorpio ( 23 October – 21 November ) – Friends and their partners may be causing some separations right now. You may be able to help smooth things over easily if you try. You may have some luck with communicating to others, via siblings, neighbors, pets. or employees. Your hard work in these areas will prove successful.You need to be in a spot of leadership at your work.The period will be favorable to your socializing so you won’t lack flirts. Still, gallant affairs will not be the month’s priority and it’s unlikely that you get a crush right now. Favorable Date : Oct 22  Favorable Color : Red

Sagittarius ( 22 November -21 December ) – You may have to deal with some unexpected hurdles between home and career. Something may be separated but you will be able to fix things by getting help from large institutions or religious places. Your family may also benefit tremendously from these places.You will get powerful support from family mid-week and this will allow you to do what you want. In health, you are not invincible, but you have taken care of yourself well and the results will pay off in an increased energy and zeal for life. Favorable Date : Oct 21  Favorable Color : Blue

Capricorn ( 22 December – 19 January ) – This is an excellent time to begin some self-improvement and/or cleaning or clearing out one’s personal space.  For the next couple of days you may feel some intensity and/or power to get things done.  Use this time to exert your will in low-key yet unwavering ways. There may be delays or disappointments in finances as things get stalled for one reason or another. Be sure to follow through on duties and it will be rewarding. It’s time to set some realistic goals and write them down. Favorable Date : Oct 20  Favorable Color : Yellow

Aquarius ( 20 January – 18 February ) – This is an auspicious time to sign contracts, send resumes out, call employers or potential customers. Reach out to others and you will benefit. This is also an excellent time for writing, legal affairs, practicing your faith, taking classes, and learning something new. You have been doing your job long enough that you know what you are doing and do not need to worry about your judgment. This is also a good time to purge your environment of anything that no longer serves any purpose. Favorable Date : Oct 22 Favorable Color : Red

Pisces ( 19 February – 20 March ) – People will be feeling more helpful and positive now.  Love is in the air and it is a perfect time to show your love for friends, loved ones, co-workers, furry family members – everyone! Spending time with family, food, parents, wills, legacies, anything dealing with children or home arefavored now. You’ll work on something that you enjoy or that highlights your talent. Your work capacity will be amplified by the emotional motivation. if you have a passionate relationship, you’ll defend your privacy with determination. Favorable Date : Oct 22  Favorable Color : Red

From :

Manish Kumar Arora, 91-9871062000

K.P. Astrologer, Numerologist, Tarot Card Reader &Vastu Consultant

http://www.facebook.com/manishastroconsultant

manish@manishastrologer.com 

Indices S&P Dow Jones annonce des modifications à certains indices canadiens S&P/TSX

In Writing (all kinds) on October 19, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Une société est retirée de l’indice des titres à petite capitalisation S&P/TSX

TORONTO, le 17 avril 2015 /CNW/ – Les services indiciels canadiens S&P Dow Jones apporteront les modifications suivantes à des indices canadiens S&P/TSX :

Les actionnaires de Artek Exploration Ltd. (TSX:RTK) ont approuvé les modalités d’un plan d’arrangement avec Kelt Exploration Ltd. (TSX:KEL). Les actionnaires d’Artek recevront 0,34 action ordinaire de Kelt pour chaque action détenue. Artek sera retirée de l’indice des titres à petite capitalisation S&P/TSX après la clôture des marchés le mardi 21 avril 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd. (CASL) acquires TSI Thermal Spray Industries Ltd.

In Writing (all kinds) on October 18, 2015 at 3:00 AM

EDMONTON, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ – Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd. (CASL) is pleased to announce that CASL has concluded a definitive agreement to acquire TSI Thermal Spray Industries Ltd. (TSI) effective immediately.

Terry Freeman, CASL Board Chair said “We are very excited to welcome the TSI team to the CASL family of companies. The combination of TSI with our existing Inotec business will make CASL a leader in corrosion solutions technologies and services using metals. The depth of experience and management capability that we have on a combined basis will be second to none in our industry.” Read the rest of this entry »

/R E P E AT — MEDIA ADVISORY – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Toronto Mayor John Tory to join MLSE Foundation, Toronto Community Housing and the City of Toronto for a major sports and community announcement Saturday morning/

In Writing (all kinds) on October 17, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ –

WHAT:  

As Toronto gears up to celebrate the Toronto Raptors’ second consecutive NBA playoff appearance, MLSE Foundation, Toronto Community Housing  and the City of Toronto will make a major sports and community announcement Saturday morning. 

WHO:  

Michael Bartlett, Executive Director, MLSE Foundation

Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner

Greg Spearn, Interim President and CEO, Toronto Community Housing

Larry Tanenbaum, Chairman, MLSE

John Tory, Mayor of Toronto

Masai Ujiri, Toronto Raptors President and General Manager

Interview and Photo opportunities available

WHEN:   

Saturday April 18, 2015

10 a.m.

WHERE: 

261 Jarvis Street

Toronto, Ontario

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: Media Contacts: Abby Albino, abby.albino@mlse.com, 416-815-5455; Jamie Deans,jamie.deans@mlse.com, 416-815-5445; Dave Haggith dave.haggith@mlse.com, 416-815-5790

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – MidDay lottery winning numbers

In Writing (all kinds) on October 16, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, April 18, 2015 /CNW/ –

Saturday 18/04/2015

PICK-2: 1  5

PICK-3: 6  7   8

PICK-4: 8  6   0   1

ENCORE: 3775780

DAILY KENO

1, 12, 16, 17, 22, 30, 32, 33, 34, 39,
44, 50, 52, 54, 55, 61, 64, 65, 68, 70.

SOURCE OLG Winners

For further information: OLG, 1-888-946-6716

Google has Spoken!

In Writing (all kinds) on October 15, 2015 at 3:00 AM

CALGARY, April 18, 2015 /CNW/ –

1. YOUR RANKINGS ON GOOGLE MAY BE IN DANGER! FOR GOOGLE HAS SAID: “Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages worldwide and will have significant impact in our search results. Consequently, users will find it easier to get relevant, high quality search results that are optimized for their devices.”

2. Check your Website.

To check your site quickly and for free, in Google’s search box type in: “Mobile Friendly Test”. Click on the appropriate search finding. Type in the URL of the site you’d like checked in the box provided and click on “Analyze”.

3. The Solution:

If the results are good, congratulations, you are good to carry on without penalties. However, if your website needs help, just send us an e-mail requesting a summary of our solutions.  Until your site is made mobile friendly, your overall rankings in Google will drop as will the number of searchers who seek your website.. Our solution?  Send an email to: onlineachievers1@gmail.com requesting our solutions.

SOURCE Online Achievers

For further information: onlineachievers1@gmail.com

[TPS] – Traffic disruptions in the downtown core – Go Jays Go!

In Writing (all kinds) on October 14, 2015 at 10:05 AM
Toronto Police Service
News Release

Traffic disruptions in the downtown core

Wednesday, October 14, 20159:52 AM
52 Division
416-808-5200

The American League East Champion Toronto Blue Jays are hosting the American League West Champion Texas Rangers at the Rogers Centre on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.

It is anticipated nearly 50,000 people will attend the game. Road closures will be in effect at the end of the game to assist with the safe exit of pedestrians and motorists leaving the area.

See previous release.

Due to these road restrictions and closures, traffic disruptions will occur within the downtown core.

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public to:

– make use of alternate routes to your destination

– utilize public transit

– car-pool where possible

– consider avoiding the area of the Rogers Centre, if not attending the game

– extend courtesy to all while travelling

– give yourself lots of extra time

Thank you and enjoy the game.

Go Jays Go!

Please download the Toronto Police Service Mobile App for iOS or Android.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Arleen Duffy, 52 Division

There are no files attached to this release.

Honoré-Mercier Bridge : Reopening of Both Lanes Towards the South Shore

In Writing (all kinds) on October 14, 2015 at 3:00 AM

CHÂTEAUGUAY, QC, April 18th, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – The ministère des Transports du Québec wishes to inform road users that due to work progression, both lanes of the Honoré-Mercier Bridge towards the South Shore are now reopened to traffic.

Remind that work under the bridge was causing the complete closure of both lanes towards the South Shore fromSaturday, April 18th, 2 AM, until Monday, April 20th, 5 AM.

The ministère des Transport invites the public to plan their trips safely by visiting www.quebec511.info before departure.

 

SOURCE Ministère des Transports

For further information: Ministère des Transports, Direction de l’Ouest-de-la-Montérégie, Phone : 450 698-3400, Toll free : 1-866-817-9848, dtom@mtq.gouv.qc.ca

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – EVENING LOTTERY WINNING NUMBERS

In Writing (all kinds) on October 13, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, April 18, 2015 /CNW/ –

Saturday 18/04/2015

LOTTO 6/49 estimated jackpot  $7 million
11, 25, 33, 35, 44 & 49. Bonus 43.

LOTTO 6/49 Guaranteed Prize
5051645901

ONTARIO 49
4, 11, 30, 33, 48 & 49. Bonus 47.

LOTTARIO estimated jackpot  $250,000
1, 10, 23, 28, 32 & 41. Bonus 27.
Early Bird: 1, 3, 21 & 44. Read the rest of this entry »

Thousands of DC Comics Fans Gather to Set Guinness World Record for Most People Dressed as DC Comics Super Heroes in a 24-Hour Period

In Writing (all kinds) on October 12, 2015 at 3:00 AM

BURBANK, Calif., April 18, 2015 /CNW/ — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment (DCE) today hosted fans around the world to set a Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as DC Comics Super Heroes. In a 24-hour period, thousands of fans gathered around the globe to participate in the DC Comics Super Hero World Record Event by donning their favorite costumes inspired by DC Comics’ pantheon of Super Heroes, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Batgirl, Supergirl, Aquaman, Cyborg, Robin, Green Arrow and many more. Read the rest of this entry »

Westbound Gardiner Expressway to fully reopen after completion of construction work

In Writing (all kinds) on October 11, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ – The Gardiner Expressway work between Exhibition Place and Grand Magazine Street in Toronto has been completed sooner than expected, which has resulted in the reinstatement of the three westbound lanes of traffic.

In addition, it is expected that the third eastbound lane of the roadway will be reopened within the next week.

The City of Toronto extends its thanks to motorists for their patience as this part of the construction work is completed.

As a result of that work coming to an end, the City of Toronto has reinstituted the weekday closure of the ramp from westbound Lake Shore Boulevard to the Gardiner Expressway at Jameson Avenue. In response to traffic volumes, the ramp closure will be limited to the period 2 to 7 p.m. on weekdays (Monday to Friday). Read the rest of this entry »

TPS] – Public Safety Alert, Police request assistance with violent Sexual Assault investigation, Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area, Security camera images of suspect released

In Writing (all kinds) on October 10, 2015 at 1:43 PM
Toronto Police Service
News Release

Public Safety Alert, Police request assistance with violent Sexual Assault investigation, Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area, Security camera images of suspect released

Saturday, October 10, 20151:38 PM
53 Division
416-808-7474

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance with an ongoing violent Sexual Assault investigation.

On Saturday, October 10, 2015, at approximately 3 a.m., a 28-year-old woman exited a northbound TTC bus in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area.

It is reported that:

– she was followed off the bus by an unknown man

– he approached her from behind

– he sexually assaulted her

– he initiated a brutal attack on the woman

– she was punched repeatedly about the head

– a violent struggle ensued

– he then fled in a northerly direction

He is described as medium complexion, 5’9”-5’11”, skinny build, 25-35, short black hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a tan waist-length jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.

Please download the Toronto Police Service Mobile App for iOS or Android.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Lisa Ferris, Sex Crimes

Attachments to this release are available on our website.

Treatment of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) with Pembrolizumab Presented at AACR Annual Meeting and Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

In Writing (all kinds) on October 10, 2015 at 3:00 AM

KIRKLAND, QC, April 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States andCanada, today announced new data from KEYNOTE-001, a Phase 1b study evaluating pembrolizumab, the company’s investigational anti-PD-1 therapy, in naïve and previously-treated patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In a new analysis of 313 patients from a validation data set for tumour PD-L1 expression, overall-response rate (ORR) was 45.4 percent (95% CI, 33.5-57.3) in patients with greater than or equal to (≥) 50 percent of tumour cells positive for PD-L1 expression (n=73). In the other PD-L1 subgroups, ORR was 16.5 percent (95% CI, 9.9-25.1) in patients with 1-49 percent tumour cells positive (n=103) and 10.7 percent (95% CI, 2.3-28.2) in patients with less than1 percent tumour cells positive (n=28) for PD-L1 expression. In the total study population, ORR was 19.4 percent (95% CI, 16.0-23.2) (n=495), which was consistent with data previously presented from this study. These data from KEYNOTE-001 will be presented today by Dr. Edward Garon, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting (abstract #CT104), were part of the AACR press program, and were also published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Birthday Mom!

In Writing (all kinds) on October 9, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Have a great day!

Pembrolizumab, Merck’s Investigational anti PD-1 Therapy, Demonstrates Superior Survival, Progression Free Survival and Overall Response Rate Compared to Ipilimumab, an Anti-CTLA-4 Therapy, in a Phase 3 Study of Patients with Advanced Melanoma

In Writing (all kinds) on October 8, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Data from KEYNOTE-006 Study Presented at AACR Annual Meeting and Published in the New England Journal of Medicine

KIRKLAND, QC, April 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States andCanada, today announced results from the randomized, pivotal Phase 3 study, KEYNOTE-006, in the treatment of unresectable advanced melanoma. In the study, pembrolizumab was statistically superior to ipilimumab for progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival (OS), and overall response rate (ORR). On March 24, 2015, Merck announced that KEYNOTE-006 would be stopped early based on these data. The results will be presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting by Dr. Antoni Ribas of Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles (abstract # CT101, included in the AACR press program), and were also published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read the rest of this entry »

Early Findings with Pembrolizumab, Merck’s Investigational Anti-PD-1 Therapy, in Patients with Advanced Pleural Mesothelioma Presented at AACR Annual Meeting

In Writing (all kinds) on October 7, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Pembrolizumab Demonstrated 28 Percent Overall Response Rate and 76 Percent Disease Control Rate in Difficult-to-Treat Cancer

First Findings from KEYNOTE-028, Merck’s Innovative Basket Trial in 20 Cancers

KIRKLAND, QC, April 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States andCanada, today announced the first presentation of data investigating the use of pembrolizumab, the company’s investigational anti-PD-1 therapy, in 25 patients with advanced pleural mesothelioma, a difficult-to-treat cancer of the lining of the lungs, abdomen and other organs. The early findings presented showed an overall response rate (confirmed and unconfirmed) of 28 percent with pembrolizumab in patients with tumours that expressed PD-L1. Additionally, 48 percent of patients had stable disease, resulting in a disease control rate of 76 percent. These data, from KEYNOTE-028, will be presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting by Dr. Evan Alley, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, and were part of the AACR official press program (abstract #CT103). This is the first data to be presented from KEYNOTE-028, Merck’s innovative basket trial designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab in patients with 20 difficult-to-treat cancers. Read the rest of this entry »

Tahltan Nation accepts historic Co-Management Agreement with Red Chris mine

In Writing (all kinds) on October 6, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TAHLTAN TERRITORY, BC, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ – Members of the Tahltan Nation have voted to accept a ground-breaking Co-Management Agreement with the new Red Chris mine in Tahltan territory, which opened in February.

The Agreement was supported by 86.9% of voters, with 12.9% voting no. 0.2% of the votes were rejected.

The unique agreement ensures Tahltan oversight and control of environmental issues surrounding the mine. It also guarantees Tahltan training and careers and a revenue-sharing agreement to help build a strong and independent Tahltan future. Read the rest of this entry »

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation – MidDay lottery winning numbers

In Writing (all kinds) on October 5, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TORONTO, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ –

Sunday 19/04/2015

PICK-2:  0   9

PICK-3:  1   4   6

PICK-4:  8   3   0   3

ENCORE: 9824556

DAILY KENO
1, 7, 8, 11, 22, 23, 30, 32, 34, 35,
36, 40, 42, 47, 49, 55, 57, 58, 62, 63.

SOURCE OLG Winners

For further information: OLG, 1-888-946-6716

Harper Government leads international efforts to phase down HFCs

In Writing (all kinds) on October 4, 2015 at 3:00 AM

Minister Aglukkaq encourages countries to take major step forward at international meeting to limit growth of hydrofluorocarbons

OTTAWA, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq highlighted Canada’s international leadership and collaboration with the United States and Mexico on reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) ahead of an important international meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, that will be fully dedicated to considering the management of these powerful greenhouse gases (GHGs). Read the rest of this entry »

Japanese banks take top spots in Poten & Partners’ 2015 ranking of LNG project finance lenders

In Writing (all kinds) on October 3, 2015 at 3:00 AM

NEW YORK, April 19, 2015 /CNW/ — Japan’s Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp took the top three spots in Poten & Partners’ 2015 ranking of the world’s LNG project finance lenders.

The rankings appear in Poten & Partners’ LNG Finance in World Markets published April 17.

Japanese banks took five of the top 10 positions in the inaugural rankings published by Poten, a leading global brokerage, consultancy and business intelligence publisher. The Netherlands’ ING came in fourth and France’sSociete Generale was ranked number five. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC initiates review of basic telecommunications services for all Canadians‏

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April 9, 2015 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today launched a major proceeding to ensure that Canadians have access to world-class telecommunications services that enable them to participate actively in the digital economy. Canadians can participate in all stages of the consultation, including the public hearing.

The first phase of the proceeding, which begins today, consists of collecting information to better understand the telecommunications services provided to Canadians and determine the areas in Canada that are not being adequately served. The issues raised include the following: Read the rest of this entry »

Province Undertakes First-Ever Strategy on Arts and Culture in Ontario‏

In Writing (all kinds) on October 1, 2015 at 4:46 PM
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Toronto, October 1, 2015 – The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has launched a province-wide consultation to develop the first Culture Strategy for Ontario.

From October through December, people in Ontario can participate in the consultation in various ways:

  • At town hall sessions in 11 communities (listed below) from October 13 to December 3, 2015.
  • By sharing ideas via the Culture Talks website or on Twitter using #ONCulture.
  • By responding to a discussion paper by December 7, 2015 (further details on how to submit comments on the discussion paper are posted on the government’s onlineEnvironmental Registry)

Consultations, which will include conversations with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, will run until December 7, 2015.

Cultural Strategy Town Hall Schedule – Venues and Times TBC

Cultural Strategy Town Hall Schedule Online

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 – Barrie
Thursday, October 15, 2015 – Hamilton
Thursday, October 22, 2015 – Thunder Bay
Thursday, October 29, 2015 – Sudbury
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 – Ottawa
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 – Markham
Thursday, November 12, 2015 – Toronto
Thursday, November 19, 2015 – London
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 – Kingston
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 – Mississauga
Thursday, December 3, 2015 – Windsor

The culture strategy developed through this process will set the government’s priorities and provide the plan to support the culture sector over the next five years.

A Culture Strategy Advisory Group will provide expertise and diverse perspectives on the role of culture in Ontario and the development of the culture strategy.

Background

Ontario currently supports four culture sectors: arts, cultural industries, cultural heritage(including community museums, heritage buildings, cultural heritage landscapes and archaeology) and public libraries. Over the years, demographic and technological changes have had a profound impact on the culture sector.Supporting arts and culture in the province is part of the government’s economic plan for Ontario.

Contact

Kirsten Gunter
Director of Communications
Ontario Arts Council
416-969-7403 or 1-800-387-0058 ext. 7403 | kgunter@arts.on.ca  | www.arts.on.ca

For more information: culturetalks@ontario.ca


The Ontario Arts Council is the only provincial agency that funds the work of individual artists and provides stable, sustaining support to professional not-for-profit arts organizations, ensuring access and arts experiences for the people of Ontario. In 2014-15, the Ontario Arts Council funded 1,709 individual artists and 1,078 organizations in 204 communities across Ontario for a total of $52.1 million.

 

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Gold Mountain Bulk Sample Average Grade 16.7 gpt

In Writing (all kinds) on October 1, 2015 at 3:00 AM

TSX-V TRADING SYMBOL: GUM

VANCOUVER, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ – Gold Mountain Mining Corporation (the “Company” or “Gold Mountain”) has completed mining and third-party processing of material from the 2014 open-pit bulk-sample test on its 100% owned Elk Gold property, located near Merritt, British Columbia.

The 2014 bulk-sample mining was completed by the end of September, with mineralized rock shipped to a nearby gold mine for processing, which was completed in November. The final head-grade assays were settled in December, with final payments being received in January, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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