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2014-04-21 08:27:31

WINNIPEG, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PCL Construction is pleased to announce that the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg has received a 2014 Global Best Project Award from Engineering-News Record (ENR). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76230) "This new national museum is the kind of project that comes along once in a generation," said CMHR president and CEO Stuart Murray. "We were not merely constructing a building, but creating a work of...

2014-04-21 08:23:10

BEIJING, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a total of 30,326,005 class A ordinary shares of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) ("Shanda Games"), a leading online game developer, operator, and publisher in China. Pursuant to the share purchase agreement, the Company will...

2014-04-21 08:22:58

- Tasting titans Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung, and Claudio Aprile return as judges for Season 2 - - Canadian MasterChef hopefuls can now apply online at ctv.ca/masterchefcanada - - MASTERCHEF CANADA is Canada's #1 new reality series and most-watched Canadian series, winning its timeslot with an average audience of 1.7 million viewers - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1gMVkqw TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are hungry for more MASTERCHEF CANADA! CTV announced today...

2014-04-21 04:20:46

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting green building practices in its more than 4,400 restaurants, this Earth Day, Tim Hortons is announcing a new initiative to replace all existing lighting fixtures in restaurants across Canada and the United States with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting from Philips. The...

2014-04-20 20:20:35

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting green building practices in its more than 4,400 restaurants, this Earth Day, Tim Hortons is announcing a new initiative to replace all existing lighting fixtures in restaurants across Canada and the United States with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting from Philips. The...

2014-04-17 23:13:37

A recent paper published by Shaun Lovejoy of McGill University, that claims 99.9% certainty of Anthropogenic Global Warming, is flawed from the outset, according to Friends of Science due to Lovejoy’s omission of known climatic variations and reliance on the discredited “Hockey Stick” graph. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Friends of Science are rejecting the recent paper by Shaun Lovejoy of McGill University of Montreal reported on April 11, 2014 in the online...

2014-04-17 23:04:25

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of uBRAND; a new coated line of printing paper, to customers located in Canada. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Unisource Worldwide, Inc. – a global provider of innovative, sustainable, highly efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations, including product packaging and fulfillment, paper and print management, general supply chain and logistics, and facility supplies solutions – is pleased to...

2014-04-17 23:02:40

360incentives receives validation for their cultural efforts in the form of a prestigious Great Place To Work award, winning the prize for number one best medium-sized company to work at in Canada. Whitby, Ontario (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 When Jason Atkins, CEO 360incentives set out to start his new business back in 2008, he established one simple principle to guide the way. “I thought about everything that people do in their work, and in their lives – what they work for, really. I...

2014-04-17 23:02:04

Rankings Follow a List of Recent Accolades for Toronto-based Software Pioneer Toronto (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Intelex was recognized as one of Canada’s top workplaces for the third consecutive year on the annual list of Canada's 50 Best Workplaces and received a special award as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women at an exclusive ceremony, held Wednesday. Compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute, this list will appear in a special national report released in...

2014-04-17 23:00:39

Police Officers, Firefighters, Former US Marine and Former Pro Hockey player among males to participate in Toronto YogaFit class. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On Thursday April 24, GoodLife Fitness, Canada’s largest fitness company and YogaFit, the world-wide leader in Yoga education, will celebrate the expansion of their national partnership with a special master-class, at 137 Yonge Street GoodLife Fitness, led by YogaFit creator Beth Shaw. Keeping with YogaFit’s...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
2014-01-20 14:52:54

The spotted spreadwing (Lestes congener) is a species of damselfly that can be found in in North America, in a range that includes Canada and the United States. It prefers to reside near temporary and permanent ponds or flooded riverbanks, as well as slow moving swamps and marshes. This species can be seen between the months of July and September. The spotted spreadwing differs in size between the sexes, with males reaching an average body length between 1.4 and 1.7 inches and females...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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