+ FACILITYCalgary has changed weekly publication to TUESDAY to better serve our readers
+ fire halted work at Imperial Oil’s Kearl mine site; out-of-control wildfire is 8km. away
+ Husky Energy Inc. is looking at listing on Hong Kong stock exchange
+ postal strike likely as Canada Post – union talks stalemated
+ Shell Canada considering a west coast LNG terminal at Prince Rupert
+ Texalta Petroleum Ltd. got shareholder approval for its combination with PetroFrontier Corp.
+ yesterday was Memorial Day in the United States; markets closed
FINANCINGS - proposed & closed
+ CGGVeritas raised $600 million in new senior debt
+ Dundee REIT raised $155.2 million in new equity
+ Flint Energy Services Ltd. is on the market to raise $175 million in secured senior debt
+ H & R REIT raised $200 million in new equity
+ Habanero Resources Inc. is on the market to raise $1,630,000
+ Northern Financial Corporation closed $3.32 million equity financing
+ Pacific & Western Credit Corp. closed $16,821,000 equity financing
+ TransGlobe Apartment REIT is on the market to raise $50 million in new equity
A pastor, a doctor and an engineer were waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers. Engineer: What's with these guys? We must have been waiting for 15 minutes! Doctor: I don't know, but I've never seen such ineptitude! Pastor: Hey, here comes the greens keeper. Let's have a word with him. [dramatic pause] Hi George. Say, what's with that group ahead of us? They're rather slow, aren't they? George: Oh, yes, that's a group of blind fire fighters. They lost their sight saving our clubhouse from a fire last year, so we always let them play for free anytime. The group was silent for a moment. Pastor: That's so sad. I think I will say a special prayer for them tonight. Doctor: Good idea. And I'm going to contact my ophthalmologist buddy and see if there's anything he can do for them. Engineer: Why can't these guys play at night?
+ Government of Alberta announced $550 million in new capital funding; will build 35 new schools across the province
+ the game of high-stakes chicken is over and a deal, finally, has been struck between the City of Calgary and the Airport Authority; there WILL be a tunnel under the new runway to carry traffic from NE Calgary to the terminal via 36th Street NE and Metis Trail.The City will build 4 exchanges.It looks like the City blinked and Airport Authority allowed the tunnel on their dictated terms and got the exchanges in the bargain.
Mark Kolke, Editor/Publisher
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