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Bicycle Time

By Rachel Muenz The road unrolls before him, cracked and purple-grey. The pavement is worn but good, better than that behind him, cratered and half-repaired with uneven disks of tar. On either side, trees slide past the corners of his eyes, their branches reaching for his arms. Beyond the trees, the hunched forms of hills, shadowed and filmed with pale green, rise and fall. He feels the hum of the […]

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Muttluks to the rescue!

By Rachel Muenz They protect your feet from extreme cold when playing in the snow. Military personnel use them to keep the pads of their feet from burning up on the hot ground of Afghanistan. Broken glass and other hazards won’t hurt you because of these boots. You are a dog, after all, and you don’t always pay attention to where you’re walking whether you’re just fooling around or saving […]

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Pets Threatened by Recession?

By Kathy Tapley-Milton Some people used to complain that the “veterinarians have a license to print money”, but even the vets today are feeling the squeeze of the recession as pet owning customers spend less on grooming, tooth cleaning, stays at kennels, vaccinations, toys, and flea medicine. Tragically, some pet owners who have lost their jobs and their homes cannot afford to pay for their animal companion’s needs anymore and […]

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SICO Paint unveils three simple steps to a beautiful, long-lasting deck

No Stain, No Gain SICO Paint unveils three simple steps to a beautiful, long-lasting deck LONGUEUIL, Quebec, June 23, 2015 – It’s no secret that Canadians savour summer, sparing little expense to beautify their backyard living spaces after a harsh winter. When it comes to creating a long-lasting lavish outdoor décor, it all starts with a properly-stained and well-protected deck, according to leading paint brand SICO® paint. “Outdoor living continues […]

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Top Mistakes People Make When Choosing Paint Colour: Dulux Paints

TORONTO, June 11, 2015 – Does the thought of choosing a paint colour turn you yellow with fear? You’re not alone, according to leading paint brand Dulux Paints. Feedback from employees at the brand’s 250 stores across the country indicates that paint colour selection is the biggest challenge consumers face when undertaking a paint project. “When it comes to paint colour, many people are so afraid of change that they […]

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[TPS] – Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts, Police believe there may be other victims

Toronto Police Service News Release Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts, Police believe there may be other victims Friday, August 14, 2015 – 1:58 PM 14 Division 416-808-1400 The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of Distraction Thefts targeting seniors. It is reported that: – on Friday, June 5, 2015, a 64-year-old woman was in front of her home in the Dupont Street/Ossignton Avenue area – a […]

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Toronto chef, athlete team up in support of food banks

Top Canadian Chefs and Athletes Team Up to Create Energy-Boosting Recipes in Support of Food Banks Catelli® Pasta Boost cookbook – featuring recipe by Toronto Executive Chef Daniel Schick of Omni King Edward Hotel and Pentathlete Donna Vakalis – aims to help feed country’s hungry in summer, the slowest time of year for food banks Toronto, Ontario – April 8, 2015 – Looking to increase your stamina in time for […]

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Happy Birthday

It’s amazing how life is. A brewer, using his psychic ability to tell the drinker what lies ahead… Will he get lucky tonight, will she leave alone again, will they get that promotion? A married man with three beautiful children, telling you through a torn ligament in his leg while trying to Exercise it on a Bicycle that it was hurt long ago while he was a soccer star and […]

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[TPS] – 41 Division Reducing Collisions Campaign, Monday, August 10, 2015 to Sunday, August 16, 2015

Toronto Police Service News Release 41 Division Reducing Collisions Campaign, Monday, August 10, 2015 to Sunday, August 16, 2015 Monday, August 10, 2015 – 4:59 AM 41 Division 416-808-4100 The Toronto Police Service will continue to be diligent in education and enforcement strategies to enhance the safety of the public, including pedestrians, cyclists and motorists, within our communities. Increased enforcement during the 41 Division Reducing Collisions Campaign, will take place […]

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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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Hyundai launches new brand positioning campaign

Launched to explain the “H-Factor” as an extension of the corporate brand positioning, first airing of the flagship 60 second commercial will be during the big football game on Feb. 1 TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, as part of a comprehensive strategy to continue elevating the Hyundai brand to a more premium position, Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is launching a bold new advertising campaign called “The H Factor”. […]

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Great Canadian Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014 Results on March 4

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] (“the Company”) announced that it will release its financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on March 4, 2015.  The Company will also host a conference call on that date at 2:00 PM Pacific, at which time management will both review the financial results and discuss the progress […]

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Midpoint announces closing of private placement

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAWS./ TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Midpoint Holdings Ltd. (the “Company“) (TSXV: MPT) (FSE: 8MH) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second tranche of its previously announced private placement of units (“Unit“) at a price of $0.10 per Unit […]

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Historic Supreme Court decision on the right to strike – “We are relieved and pleased to see the Supreme Court restore the true meaning of ‘right to strike'” – Daniel Boyer, FTQ President, and Serge Cadieux, Secretary General

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015  /CNW Telbec/ – The President, the Secretary General and all FTQ-affiliated unions were glad to learn of the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the right to strike as a fundamental right, following a case that pitted the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour against the government of that province. “This is a historic decision because it restores balance to the relationship of power between public sector employees and their […]

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Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment – Tio Mine Expansion Project

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $89,348 to four applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Tio Mine Expansion Project, located near Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec. Details of Allocation Applicant Allocation Conseil régional de l’environnement de la Côte-Nord $6,050 Les Innus de Ekuanitshit $62,500 Organisme de bassins versants Duplessis $10,300 Société pour vaincre la pollution $10,498 […]

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CN announces plan to buy back shares through a private agreement

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 1.2 million of its common shares pursuant to a private agreement between CN and an arm’s-length third-party seller. The purchase will form part of CN’s repurchase program for up to 28 million shares announced onOct. 21, 2014. Such purchase will be made pursuant and subject to the terms […]

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iTaxiworkers Commend Court Decision Upholding Taxi Reforms

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The iTaxiWorkers Association applauds today’s Ontario Superior Court decision upholding taxi industry reforms passed by Toronto city council. Today’s decision from Superior Court Justice David G. Stinson means that attempts by the Toronto Taxi Alliance to quash the reforms passed in February 2014 have been defeated. The reforms will eliminate the two-tier system within the industry, allowing drivers with Ambassador plates to sell their plates […]

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Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO announces that he will be leaving the company on May 1, 2015

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO, Thierry Vandal, today informed the company’s Chairman of the Board, Michael D. Penner, of his decision to resign from his position as member of the Board of Directors and as President and CEO of Hydro-Québec, effective May 1, 2015. After more than 18 years in upper management at Hydro-Québec, including 10 as President and CEO, he wished to thank the […]

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Discovery Air Announces Filing of Final Short Form Prospectus for Rights Offering

/THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR OTHERWISE FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Discovery Air Inc. (DA.A) (“Discovery Air” or the “Corporation“) today announced that it has filed a final short form prospectus (the “Prospectus“) in each of the provinces and territories inCanada in connection with its previously announced rights offering for gross proceeds of up […]

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U.S. Dividend Growers Income Corp. files preliminary prospectus

  A diversified portfolio of U.S. Issuers that have a demonstrated history of strong dividend growth and are underrepresented in Canada CALGARY, Jan. 30, 2015  /CNW/ – Middlefield Group, on behalf of U.S. Dividend Growers Income Corp. (the “Fund”), is pleased to announce that it has filed a preliminary prospectus in relation to an initial public offering of shares at a price of $10.00 per share. The Fund’s investment objectives are […]

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ANN INC. to Release Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results on March 13th

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ — ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN) will release its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 results on Friday, March 13, 2015.  Results will be released over PR Newswire at approximately 7:45 A.M. Eastern Time.  The Company will also host a live conference call and simultaneous audio webcast from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Eastern Time which will include comments from management and a question and answer session.

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TSX Venture Exchange Daily Bulletins

VANCOUVER, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – TSX VENTURE COMPANIES: ALLIANCE MINING CORP. (“ALM”) BULLETIN TYPE:  Shares for Debt BULLETIN DATE:  January 30, 2015 TSX Venture Tier 2 Company TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing the Company’s proposal to issue 1,104,186 shares to settle outstanding debt for $55,209.30. Number of Creditors:                  2 Creditors The Company shall issue a news release when the shares are issued and the debt extinguished.

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Statement – Mining industry welcomes the release of BC’s independent panel report on Mount Polley

Panel’s recommendations will be seriously considered by MAC and its members OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Following today’s release of the BC Government-appointed independent panel’s report examining the August 2014 tailings dam failure at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commits to review the information and recommendations with a view to enhancing tailings dam safety. The independent panel report concludes that the […]

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More Canadians to Watch NFL’s Big Game Free and Over the Air

Antennas Direct TV Antennas Available at Best Buy Canada ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30. 2015 /CNW/ – Just in time for the NFL’s big game, Antennas Direct, a leader in TV antennas and over-the-air technology, announced that more than 70 Best Buy and 130 Future Shop locations across Canada are selling four models of the ClearStream line of antennas. “With the growing popularity of streaming and the country’s move from replacing […]

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Canada’s leading union applauds Supreme Court decision upholding workers’ right to strike

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW Canada) welcomes today’s historic ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada declaring that Canadian workers have a constitutional right to strike. In a 5-2 majority ruling, the Court said that the right to strike is an essential part of the collective bargaining process in Canada’s system of labour relations. It further ruled that while governments have […]

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Statement from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada following the tabling of Bill C-51

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien today issued the following statement regarding the tabling of Bill C-51, the federal government’s proposed new national security legislation: Protecting public safety is an essential duty of the state, but national security responses to acts of terror such as the horrific attacks recently experienced here and elsewhere must be proportionate and designed in a way that protects […]

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Jazz pilots ratify 11 year tentative agreement

HALIFAX, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chorus Aviation Inc., announced that its pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (‘ALPA’) have ratified their tentative agreement reached on January 13, 2015. The term of this agreement is 11 years expiring on December 31, 2025. “Reaching a new agreement with our pilots serves as a catalyst for our transformation to a stronger […]

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CMA echoes premiers’ call on Ottawa to collaborate on seniors

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Canada’s premiers were right to call on the federal government today to collaborate in meeting the needs of an aging population, Dr. Chris Simpson, president of the Canadian Medical Association, says. “Canada’s premiers understand firsthand the consequences of declining federal transfers coupled with a doubling of the seniors population over the next 15 years,” Dr. Simpson said in commenting on a special meeting of […]

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Connacher Oil and Gas Announces Proposed Recapitalization Transaction and Provides Q4 2014 Operational Update

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION TO UNITED STATES/ CALGARY, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Connacher Oil and Gas Limited (CLL – TSX; “Connacher” or the “Company”) announced today a proposed recapitalization transaction (the “Recapitalization”) aimed at significantly reducing the Company’s debt and annual interest expense, and providing additional liquidity to fund ongoing operations. The Recapitalization provides for, among other things:

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CN says unionized maintenance-of-way employees in Canada ratify new four-year labour agreement

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004 have ratified a four-year labour agreement covering approximately 3,000 maintenance-of-way employees who inspect, maintain and repair CN’s track, bridges and structures in Canada. The new agreement was reached prior to the expiry of the previous agreement and is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2015. Jim Vena, CN executive […]

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Invitation – Fête des neiges de Montréal continues this weekend!

Weekends January 17 to February 8, 2015 MONTREAL, le 31 janv. 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Not-to-be-missed activities every weekend Tube slide Zip-line Ferris wheel with a great view of downtown Montréal Refrigerated skaters’ path along the river Dog-sled and horse-drawn sleigh rides Bing Bang Bulle Battle of the Forts by La Guerre des Tuques 3D And more than 25 exciting winter activities!

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Extreme Cold Weather Alert terminated for Toronto at noon today

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2015 /CNW/ – Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has terminated the Extreme Cold Weather Alert as of noon today. Cold weather services will not be available today. 24-hour extreme cold weather drop-ins will be closed by noon. Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre […]

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