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2014-07-11 16:22:43

OTTAWA, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is thrilled to have won the 2014 Most Valuable Amateur Sport Property award at the Canadian Sponsorship Forum earlier today. The distinction marks the first time the CPC has won the prestigious award created in 2012 by Ipsos Reid and TrojanOne - and marks the rapidly growing awareness and value of the Paralympic brand in Canada. "With the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games as a catalyst and continuing through...

2014-07-11 12:24:47

OTTAWA, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health Canada, will announce proposed changes to Canadian nutritional labels. Date Monday, July 14, 2014 Time Photo Opportunity - 10:15 AM MDT Announcement 10:30 AM MDT Location Real Canadian Superstore and Presidents Choice Cooking School 4410-17 Street NW Edmonton, AB SOURCE Health Canada

2014-07-11 10:10:05

St. Michael's Hospital For the first time, researchers have access to detailed information about how an urban Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new study, called Our Health Counts, uses this health database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people in Canada – according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. The findings, published today in BMJ Open, illustrate striking disparities between urban First Nations individuals and...

2014-07-11 04:20:38

Updated corporate presentation posted on new website www.petromaroc.co CALGARY, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSX-V: LOI) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange to change the name of the Company to PetroMaroc Corporation plc. Effective at the opening on Monday, July 14, 2014, the common shares of PetroMaroc Corporation plc will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under...

2014-07-10 23:11:48

WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader in web-based ethics and compliance training, has announced its Protecting Personal Information (Canada) training course designed to help employees understand the basic principles of information security and achieve compliance with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and applicable provincial data-privacy laws. Mahwah, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader...

2014-07-10 23:01:30

PhoneGala.com, Canada’s leading online retailer offering accessories for tablets, mobiles, and laptops has announced that they recently added a new line of MFI certified lightning cables. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Building on the previous success of their campaign announcing the launch of accessories for the iPhone and the iPad online, Canada based online store Phonegala.com has announced the inclusion of a new line of MFI certified lightning cables in their product line....

2014-07-10 16:23:45

OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum and the Friends of the Canadian War Museum are pleased to announce they have awarded the prestigious Colonel Douglas H. Gunter History Award to five high school seniors from across Canada for their outstanding works of art and scholarship on the theme of Canada and the First World War. "Through their songs, poems, etchings and essays, these students have demonstrated an impressive understanding of this historical conflict," said James...

2014-07-10 12:34:19

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The goal was to raise $10 and create a few laughs, but as of July 9, Zack Danger Brown has raised more than $70,000 on Kickstarter so that he can make...potato salad. For the team at Jack Astor's, the next logical step is bringing the Internet-famous potato salad to the people! After hearing about Brown's campaign, the Jack Astor's marketing team thought a partnership would be a perfect fit. The restaurant has offered to fly Brown to one of their 39...

2014-07-10 12:33:59

ALBANY, New York, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Intelligent Virtual Assistant Market (By Technology - Text-to-Speech, Speech Recognition; By End User - Individual Users, Small and Medium Enterprise Users, Large Enterprise Users) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the market was valued at USD 352.0 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 2,126.4...

2014-07-10 12:25:02

- CTV creates exclusive digital content for sponsors: DQ Canada, Petro-Canada, and Scotiabank - - Viewers have the opportunity to engage with their favourite teams and follow the Race with host Jon Montgomery - - Fans can also enjoy exclusive video, an interactive map, and premium contests on CTV.ca, including the chance to win free gas for one year - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1mIHSrW TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - With the race of the year now underway, viewers can...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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