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2014-08-28 08:21:07

Varsity Chrysler Dodge Jeep highlights new car models for customers CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Varsity Chrysler Dodge Jeep is getting ahead of the competition by providing consumers with detailed information on new car models. Drivers searching for a new car in Calgary, Alberta now have all the tools they need to find the truck or minivan that will best fit their driving needs. Shopping for a new car used to require consumers to perform a lengthy...

2014-08-27 08:21:00

Stettler Dodge serves local drivers with pre-owned truck models STETTLER, Alberta, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The team at Stettler Dodge has always maintained a healthy respect for Alberta's hard-working pickup drivers. There's also a respect for the success that local residents have enjoyed through the combination of their own hard work and high-quality pickup truck capability. This is why the dealership looks to facilitate even more local success with a Stettler-based...

2014-08-26 23:03:09

Quantified Value for Compression Damping Enhances Rider Performance Cochrane, Alberta (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra low power (ULP) wireless technology, today announces the release of the ANT+ Suspension Device Profile which enables the seamless transfer of key compression data and commands. Designed to provide riders with quantified suspension damping values and immediate adjustment capabilities for improved performance, this Device Profile complies...

2014-08-21 08:21:40

Versatile minivan models available at Stettler Dodge & RV STETTLER, Alberta, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not only does Dodge Grand Caravan hold the title as Canada's best-selling minivan, but the vehicle is also renowned for innovating the valuable Stow 'n Go® seating system. As far as names are concerned, Stow 'n Go® goes a long way toward communicating the true value of a vehicle like Dodge Grand Caravan. Considering the fact that family life in the modern age is...

2014-08-18 23:09:40

Friends of Science Society has sent a letter to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) asking them to review the ethics of the Stephan Lewandowsky paper “NASA Faked the Moon Landing…” published in Psychological Science journal, stating that paper violates ethical and empirical standards. Friends of Science also note that the journal is “the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology” but the data base in the Lewandowsky et al (2013) paper did not include a single blog that...

2014-08-14 23:08:00

Askari Founder and President Edan Puritt today announced this Canadian Information Management innovator's expansion into Western Canada and the European Union, where the company will build on its foundation of solid successes for governments, NGOs and Oil and Gas companies. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Askari Solutions Inc.'s founding partner and sales lead Edan Puritt announced the company's expansion into the European Union and Alberta, Canada. The...

2014-08-05 12:23:35

INVESTMENT CREATES PLATFORM FOR FUTURE GROWTH IN CANADA HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc., Stampede Crane & Rigging Ltd., Eagle West Truck & Crane Inc., Eagle West Precast Ltd., and certain assets of J&B Trucking, collectively "Stampede/Eagle West". The transaction is expected to close in September 2014....

2014-07-30 08:24:20

Cash flow up 37% on higher volumes and prices -- Combined oil sands production at Foster Creek and Christina Lake averaged almost 125,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) net in the second quarter, up 33% from a year earlier. -- Production at Christina Lake averaged nearly 68,000 bbls/d net in the second quarter, an increase of 77% when compared with the same period a year earlier as phase E reached its design...

2014-07-29 23:11:57

Australia canceled its deeply unpopular carbon tax that has driven up costs for industry and consumers while doing nothing for the environment, say Friends of Science, citing media reports and Australian government statements. Friends of Science approve, noting that a growing body of science shows the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “The Australian Government has abolished the carbon tax, effective 1 July,...

2014-07-29 08:21:41

2014 Wrangler models available at Stettler Jeep dealership STETTLER, Alberta, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Authenticity is a quality that is valued in every area of life. From cuisine to collectible memorabilia, authenticity is an irreplaceable sign of quality and character. When it comes to off-road automotive recreation, one name is recognized as more authentic than the rest. Of course, that vehicle is the iconic Jeep Wrangler SUV. Photo -...


Latest Alberta Reference Libraries

Daspletosaurus
2013-04-28 18:27:18

Daspletosaurus, meaning “frightful lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that resided in western North America between 77 and 74 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils of the only named species were found in Alberta, although other possible species from Alberta and Montana wait for description. Daspletosaurus is closely related to the much larger and more current Tyrannosaurus. Like most of the known tyrannosaurids, it was a multi-ton bipedal...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

2012-06-15 04:16:02

Symbol: MEAL8 Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   PAAL23 Parmelia albertana Ahti Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Melanelia Essl. – melanelia lichen Species   Melanelia albertana (Ahti) Essl. – Alberta...

800px-Troodon_skeletal
2011-09-27 15:56:33

Troodon, meaning “wounding tooth,” is a genus of bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (76 to 65 million years ago). Troodon was discovered in 1855 in North America and was one of the first dinosaurs found there. Fossils of this specimen have been found from Alaska to Wyoming, with possible Troodon fossils also being found in Texas and New Mexico. Troodon is known from the Judith River Formation and the upper Two Medicine Formation of Montana, the Judith River Group of...

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