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2014-04-10 12:23:00

CALGARY, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina" or the "Company") (TSX: PPL) (NYSE: PBA) will release its first quarter 2014 results on Thursday, May 8, 2014 after markets close. A conference call and webcast have been scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. MT (9:00 a.m. ET) for interested investors, analysts, brokers and media representatives. The conference call dial-in numbers for Canada and the U.S. are 647-427-7450 or 888-231-8191. A...

2014-04-10 12:21:42

TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - AJAC has been in discussions with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) regarding its new fuel consumption ratings for 2015 model year vehicles with regard as to how these changes will affect both Canadian consumers and the evaluation process for our annual Canadian Car of the Year awards program. Particular emphasis will be placed on our new Canadian Green Car of the Year award, which is to be presented at next year's Vancouver International Auto Show....

2014-04-10 12:21:25

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today: "I have received a copy of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority's report, Toronto Pearson January 2014 Operations Disruption: Review and Recommendations. "I am reviewing the report's recommendations with great interest and expect the Airport Authority will take the steps necessary to improve contingency planning. I also urge other Canadian airport authorities,...

2014-04-10 12:12:46

Older adults in treatment programs experience the same challenges as younger participants Statistics show that the amount of older adults in the criminal justice system has quadrupled in the past 15 years. Many of the adults have histories of mental health problems and are being placed in court-based treatment programs, where government officials and social workers tend to think that they are more likely to experience success compared to their younger counterparts. However, new research...

2014-04-10 08:31:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales increased 3% to $923.7 million for the five weeks ended April 5, 2014, compared to net sales of $894.8 million for the five weeks ended April 6, 2013. The company reported comparable store sales for the five weeks ended April 5, 2014 decreased 1%, in line with expectations, as the later Easter timing this year negatively impacted March comparable stores sales by 2 to 3 percentage points....

2014-04-10 08:29:34

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Vyrix Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing late-stage prescription pharmaceuticals to improve men's sexual health, has signed an agreement with Paladin Labs Inc., a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, to provide exclusive rights to market, sell and distribute...

2014-04-10 08:26:24

MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - At its award ceremony last night, held at the Royal Ontario Museum, in Toronto, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) presented Montréal Space for Life, a group of Montréal museums, with its prestigious Award of Outstanding Achievement for the creation of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. The new star in the Space for Life, which is currently celebrating its first anniversary, was a winner in the Facility Development and Design category....

2014-04-10 08:23:31

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G) (NYSE: GG) today announced that it intends to increase its previously-announced offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") (TSX: OSK, Deutsche Boerse: EWX) to C$7.65 per Osisko share for a total consideration of approximately C$3.6 billion (the "Offer"). Osisko shareholders who tender to the offer will be entitled to receive 0.17 of a Goldcorp common share plus an...

2014-04-09 23:29:42

The independent authority on search marketing vendors in Canada, topseos-canada.com, has released Higher Visibility as the best landing page optimization agency in Canada for April 2014. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 topseos-canada.com, the independent authority on search marketing, has promoted the listings of the best landing page optimization companies in Canada announcing Higher Visibility the best landing page optimization firm for April 2014. Search marketing companies are placed through a...

2014-04-09 23:24:15

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces new technical resource that examines silicone-EPDM blends and differences between sponge rubber and foam rubber. Compound Selection: Blended Materials and Distinctive Polymers is downloadable e-book that helps seal designers and technical buyers to select the right rubber materials for industrial and commercial applications. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Elasto Proxy, supplier of custom seals...


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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