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Publié: 2015-08-24 Canadian Press Newswire Skyward growth CHICAGO _ On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of concrete undulating through a lush landscape where clattering freight cars once ferried everything from coal to furniture. This relic of the city's industrial past is now a vision of its future. Chicago and cities throughout the country are transforming hulking pieces of obsolete infrastructure into useful _ even inspiring _ amenities: In this case, a park in the sky t
Offshore Wind Power Line Wins Praise, and Backing By MATTHEW L. WALD Correction Appended WASHINGTON — Google and a New York financial firm have each agreed to invest heavily in a proposed $5 billion transmission backbone for future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic Seaboard that could ultimately transform the region’s electrical map. The 350-mile underwater spine, which could remove some critical obstacles to wind power development, has stirred excitement among investors, government officials and environmentalists who have been briefed on it. Google and Good Energies,
Publié le 17 novembre 2014 à 08h40 | Mis à jour à 08h40 La Presse Canadienne Montréal Les sociétés minières québécoises Redevances Aurifères Osisko (T.OR) et Mines Virginia (T.VGQ) ont annoncé lundi leur regroupement afin de créer une nouvelle société de redevances intermédiaire, détentrice de deux redevances situées au Québec. Chaque action de Virginia sera échangée pour 0,92 action d'Osisko. L'arrangement prévoit que les actionnaires de Virginia recevront une contrepartie de 14,19$ par action ordinaire de Virginia, calculée à partir du prix de clôture de l'action ordinaire d
Montreal police learned from previous school shootings By The Associated Press When a lone gunman entered Dawson college in Montreal and began shooting last September, police counted on new procedures and a bit of luck to neutralize the assailant quickly. Kimveer Gill, 25, opened fire at the downtown Montreal college last September, slaying a young woman and wounding 19 other people before he turned the gun on himself as police cornered him. As luck would have it police officers on the scene for an unrelated matter were rapid first responders able to spot the suspect. But in a