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2009-04-28 11:54:52

The central Canadian province of Saskatchewan is poised to become the country's top conventional oil producer, bumping Alberta into second place. Speaking at a convention in Regina Monday, Saskatchewan Energy and Resources Minister Bill Boyd said oil production set a record of 161 million barrels last year as Alberta's output fell 191.6 million barrels in 2007, the Regina Leader-Post reported. Alberta production statistics aren't scheduled to be released until June, officials said. The...

2008-07-21 15:00:56

The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) today announced that Saskatchewan, one of Canada's fastest growing provincial economies, has become a member of the organization, joining British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Alaska. PNWER's President, Representative George Eskridge of Idaho, welcomed a delegation from Saskatchewan led by the Honourable Bill Boyd, Minister of Intergovernmental Relations, to the 2008 Annual PNWER Summit, taking place this week...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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