Monday, June 18, 2018
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|Canada Goose Holdings Inc. - GOOS.t was founded in a small Toronto warehouse 60 years ago. Canada Goose has grown into a highly coveted global outerwear brand that helps people from all corners of the globe embrace the elements and make their adventures possible.|
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
|The Canol (short for Canadian Oil) Road was part of a project to build a pipeline and a road from Norman Wells, Northwest Territories to Whitehorse, Yukon during World War II.|
The pipeline no longer exists, but the 449 kilometres (279 mi) long Yukon portion of the road is maintained by the Yukon Government during summer months.
|The 4 inch pipeline was laid directly on the ground, and the high grade of the oil allowed it to flow even at −80 °F (−62 °C). Workers on the road and pipeline had to endure mosquitoes, black flies, extreme cold and other difficult conditions.|
One poster for the company that hired workers warned that the conditions could be life-threatening; emphasising that if people were not willing to endure the conditions, they should not apply for the work. The oil flow commenced in 1944, but was shut down in 1945, having not performed entirely satisfactorily.
|The primary pipeline between Whitehorse and Canol was later removed and sold for use elsewhere. The refinery was purchased in early 1948 by Imperial Oil, dismantled, and trucked to Alberta for the Leduc oil strike.|
The roadway is the surviving legacy of the Canol project. Although abandoned in 1946–1947, the southernmost 150 miles (240 km) was reopened in 1958 to connect Ross River, Yukon with the Alaska Highway.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
|Bombardier Inc - BBD-b.t is a global transportation company with 80 production and engineering sites in 26 countries, and a worldwide network of service centers that operate two industry-leading businesses; Aerospace and Rail transportation.|
Everywhere people travel by land and in the air, a Bombardier product is ready to transport them.
The Globe and Mail reports in its Tuesday edition that Bombardier has struck a deal to sell at least 30 C Series planes to Air Baltic, a vote of confidence from a repeat customer ahead of the commercial airliner's takeover by Airbus SE. The Globe's Nicolas Van Praet writes that the European carrier has put in a firm order for 30 larger CS300 planes with options and purchase rights on another 30 aircraft. The sale is worth $2.9-billion (U.S.) based on the list price of the aircraft.
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