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Feb 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

J-Source Newsletter - Ombudswoman Patricia Graham on Times & Transcript ethics debacle; Beat reporting in the age of encrypted radio

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Where are Canada's female political cartoonists? There are fewer employed female political cartoonists than heavy...

Feb 26, 2015, 08:35 ET
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The Film Poster for "The Singleton" Has Arrived - starring Mario Babic, Karen Murphy, Paul J. Lane, Jadey Duffield and Shane Hart

 Following the cast announcement of the film, the production house, Paul J Lane Film, released the film poster for the upcoming British drama...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:25 ET

Fear and Money Worries Should Not be a Barrier to Plastic Surgery, notes leading surgeon Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad

 The popularity of plastic surgery to address a host of issues has never been greater. Indeed, a new survey sponsored by the RealSelf website...

Feb 23, 2015, 10:37 ET

Michael J. Fox Foundation Analysis Reveals Gaps between Research Volunteers and Parkinson's Clinical Studies

 A paper authored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease highlights...

Feb 20, 2015, 15:29 ET
J & B Medical Supply Co., Inc. Awarded the 2014 Health Care Value Diverse Supplier of the Year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

J & B Medical Supply Co., Inc. Awarded the 2014 Health Care Value Diverse Supplier of the Year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

 J & B Medical Supply Co. Inc. was awarded the 2014 Health Care Value Diverse Supplier of the Year by Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

Feb 20, 2015, 07:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces New U.K. Executive

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that Grahame 'Chily' Chilton has been named CEO of the company's UK-based...

Feb 19, 2015, 17:02 ET

Twenty Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Professionals Named 2015 Power Brokers™ by Risk & Insurance

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is pleased to announce that 20 of its retail insurance brokers were today recognized as Power Brokers™ by...

Feb 18, 2015, 16:30 ET

Acquisition Group Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Any and All Outstanding Shares of Regal Bancorp, Inc.

 The acquisition group of Daniel A. Hirschfeld, Thomas J. Faust and Charles J. Ilardo (the "Acquisition Group"), is extending the expiration of...

Feb 17, 2015, 15:04 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Cohn Financial Group, LLC

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Cohn Financial Group, LLC located in Phoenix, Arizona. ...

Feb 16, 2015, 11:50 ET

Background: Blossom Ridge Scenic Age-In-Place Development Oakland Township, Michigan

Blossom Ridge is an age-in-place development from The Moceri Management Company proposed in scenic Oakland Township, Mich.  The...

Feb 16, 2015, 11:38 ET

Moceri/DM Investments, LLC. Response to Oakland Township's Reply to Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America Discrimination Lawsuit

The following statement may be attributed to Dominic J. Moceri, Vice President, The Moceri Management Co.: "Oakland Township's responses to...

Feb 13, 2015, 08:00 ET

J-Source Newsletter - The future of investigative television; A timeline of the Toronto Star's Gardasil controversy

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - What is the future of investigative TV? Do audiences still want investigative television? Who's going to pay for...

Feb 13, 2015, 07:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2015, of its 2015 fiscal year. ...

Feb 09, 2015, 16:30 ET
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The J.M. Smucker Company Announces Executive Appointments

The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) (the "Company") today announced a series of key executive promotions designed to position the Company for...

Feb 09, 2015, 16:29 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Executive Departure

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that the head of the company's UK-based international brokerage division, David...

Feb 06, 2015, 09:53 ET

J-Source Newsletter - Layoffs and voluntary buyout program at Postmedia; Freedom of information on both sides of the border

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Layoffs and voluntary buyout program announced at Postmedia Postmedia lays off national network reporters, but will...

Feb 06, 2015, 06:06 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Evolution Underwriting Group

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it has acquired Evolution Underwriting Group located in Maidstone, Kent,...

Feb 05, 2015, 09:00 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Cohen & Lord Insurance Brokers Ltd.

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced that it has acquired Cohen & Lord Insurance Brokers Ltd located in Ottawa,...

Feb 03, 2015, 16:12 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial Results

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today reported its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.  A...

Feb 03, 2015, 16:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company to Acquire Big Heart Pet Brands, a Leader in Premium-Quality, Branded Pet Food and Pet Snacks

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) ("Company") today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Big Heart Pet Brands in a...