20. The slight upside likely reflects that there was nothing hidden in the results, said Bill Kreher , an analyst with Edward Jones & Co., in a phone interview from St. Louis . Jean Coutu Group Inc. rose 1.8 percent to C$18.29 to pace gains among consumer-staples companies. Telus dropped 1.2 percent to C$34.52 and Rogers retreated 1 percent to C$44.64. Analyst Robert Bek with CIBC World Markets cut his price targets for the two wireless carriers by 11 percent and 17 percent, respectively, due to the Canadian governments increasing attention to the space. Canadas largest carriers signaled on Sept. 23 their intent to bid in a wireless spectrum auction in January, with no sign of interest from major foreign companies after Verizon Communications Inc. said earlier this month it wouldnt enter the Canadian market. Emerging Trend Teck Resources Ltd., Canadas largest diversified miner, dropped 4.1 percent to C$28.10 following two days of gains. Paretosh Misra, analyst with Morgan Stanley, said the company may move ahead with an oil sands project, as investing in energy assets is an emerging trend among miners. Martinrea International Inc. (MRE) , a metal auto-parts maker, slumped 10 percent to C$10.96 after the company said it received a press release discussing a claim from Nat Rea, former vice chairman of the company.
Mary High School, also recorded double-digits in both categories, collecting 11 points and 10 rebounds, including a game-best five on the offensive end. Brampton, Ont. product Tamara Tatham tallied 10 points and seven rebounds. Canada out-rebounded Puerto Rico 49-23, including a 19-3 margin in offensive rebounds. The Canadians again showcased their ability to move the ball, recording 21 assists on 23 made field goals. The games statistics can be found here. Achonwa reflected with pride when asked about her summer season with the SWNT, but she knows there is still work to be done. Playing for Canada means everything to me. Its a huge honour to be a part of the national team. Qualifying today is what we came to do and it will feel great playing tomorrow with the sole objective of capturing the gold. Gaucher echoed her teammates sentiments, adding that, This is very exciting, but were not finished yet. Were going into the final focused on getting the win on getting that gold. Head coach Lisa Thomaidis of Dundas has led Team Canada to a berth in the FIBA World Championship for the first time since 1995. (Photo: Samuel Velez/FIBA Americas) Team Canada has not reached the final of the FIBA Americas Championship for Women since hosting an Olympic-qualifying edition of the competition in Hamilton in 1995. The Canadians went on to win gold in that tournament to earn a spot at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Canada will face Cuba for the gold medal at 9:00 p.m.
Rogers Media Launches Next Issue Canada – Ken Whyte Appointed President –
“Rogers continues to be at the forefront of digital innovation, marrying the latest technologies with world-class content to lead the transition in how audiences experience their favourite brands. Our investment in Next Issue Canada reinforces our commitment to our digital future and the magazine industry,” said Keith Pelley, President, Rogers Media. “With the evolving media landscape and rapid growth of subscription-based services, Rogers Media is in an enviable position with our robust content offerings across publishing, television, radio, sports, and retail.” Today, Rogers Media also announced that the country’s most respected publishing expert, Ken Whyte, has been appointed President of Next Issue Canada. Previously, Whyte was President of Rogers Publishing and Custom Content. Added Pelley: “We believe so strongly in the digital future of content, and the power of the Next Issue platform, that we’re putting the country’s most creative publishing mind, Ken Whyte, at its helm. With Ken’s unrelenting passion for superior content and understanding of audiences, he will lead Next Issue Canada with the vision and spirit of inventiveness that has become his signature in the Canadian media landscape.” In conjunction with the launch of Next Issue Canada, Rogers’s magazine titles will be available to U.S. subscribers of Next Issue, beginning October 15. “The Next Issue platform is the future of magazine content consumption. It was the first all-you-can-read subscription digital magazine service, serving up the world’s best magazines in a format that enhances what readers love about magazines: the sensory experience, the stunning visuals, in-depth content and the discovery of the unexpected,” said Whyte. “Next Issue Canada delivers added value with an all-you-can-read experience. It retains the best of print while making the content come to life vividly, giving readers a more personalized, interactive experience. As a result, the magazine of today is even more powerful than the magazine of yesterday.” Next Issue Media was formed in 2009 and is a joint venture originally formed by five leading U.S.-based publishers – Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, NewsCorp, and Time Inc. – and is now joined by Rogers Media. Whyte and Melinda Rogers, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Development at Rogers Communications and Founder and Managing General Partner of Rogers Venture Partners, have joined the Next Issue Media Board of Directors. Most Popular Magazine Brands in North America Next Issue Canada is an all-you-can-read subscription publishing-on-demand digital service in Canada. It delivers magazine lovers access to Rogers’s leading brands including Maclean’s, Chatelaine, FLARE, Today’s Parent, Sportsnet, Canadian Business, LOULOU and MoneySense alongside access to U.S. magazines, such as Vogue, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, GQ, Esquire, Fortune, Glamour, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, TIME, and many more. Next Issue Canada allows customers to have unlimited access to as many magazines in the Next Issue newsstand as they want, starting at $9.99 per month for all monthly magazines, with the ability to browse and discover new titles at no extra cost.