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2014-08-21 12:26:18

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today launched an online discussion forum for Canadians to have their final say on the future of the television system. The forum will be open until September 19 - the final day of the public hearing on Let's Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians. To help focus comments, the CRTC has also published a working document for discussion that outlines some of the issues to be considered...

2014-08-21 12:25:29

Bell Media and Corus Entertainment among the contributors MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that a total of more than $14 million in private contributions has been raised by its Talent Fund in support of the Canadian feature film industry. The announcement was made on the occasion of the Fund's Advisory Committee meeting held today in Toronto. Through its joining with Astral, Bell Media, in accordance with the Canadian...

2014-08-21 12:23:39

Former International Trade Minister joins project to refine Alberta bitumen for Asian markets VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) is pleased to announce that former International Trade Minister, former Treasurer (Minister of Finance) and Acting Premier of Alberta, and former Leader of the Her Majesty's Official Opposition, the Honourable Stockwell Day, P.C., has joined its management team as a Senior Advisor, Director, and...

2014-08-20 23:07:45

AV Over IP H.264 Encoders and Decoders, Video Wall Capture and Display Products, and Multi-display Graphics Cards to Be Showcased Montréal, Canada (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Matrox® Graphics Inc. will present Maevex™ H.264 encoders and decoders, Mura™ MPX Series video wall controller boards and multi-display graphics cards at InfoComm MEA 2014 (Dubai, Oct. 13-16) on stand #TA-F35. In addition, Matrox Graphics sales account manager Rob Moodey will deliver a free InfoComm...

2014-08-20 23:02:57

It's An Honour! is travelling the country educating citizens about the Canadian System of Honours. It will be in Charlottetown Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23. OTTAWA, ON (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The community of Charlottetown and surrounding areas are invited to visit It’s An Honour! - a new travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System that is now making its way across the country. Over the next year, it will journey to schools, community centres, special events...

2014-08-20 16:24:47

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Serious allergic reactions to food often happen without warning and can quickly become life threatening for some children. What you should know As many as 1.2 million Canadians have food allergies and this number may be increasing, especially among children. Up to six per cent of children are estimated to have food allergies. The symptoms of allergic reactions can range from mild skin irritations and hives to breathing difficulties and loss of...

2014-08-20 12:27:18

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/87336/Global-Electrophoresis-Equipment-and-Supplies-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies in US$ Million/Thousand by the following Product Segments: Gel Electrophoresis Systems, Capillary Electrophoresis Systems, and Electrophoresis...

2014-08-20 12:26:45

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Home Audio Equipment Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/80422/Global-Home-Audio-Equipment-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Audio Equipment in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theater in a Box, and Home Radios. The report provides separate comprehensive...

2014-08-20 12:26:20

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Personalized Medicines Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2116899/Global-Personalized-Medicines-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personalized Medicines in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Targeted Therapeutics, and Tests & Lab Services. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-08-20 12:23:43

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1939409/Global-High-Intensity-Discharge-HID--Bulbs-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulbs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin...


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Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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