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2014-09-09 08:28:16

Program Will Use Hockey to Train 1 Million Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL(®)) today announced the launch of the NHL & NHLPA Future Goals(TM) Program, a major North American initiative that will bring interactive education opportunities to each of the 30 NHL team markets in the United States and Canada as well...

2014-09-09 08:25:37

STRATEGIC TRANSACTION FORMS LEADING SEARCH & CONSULTING FIRM CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Conroy Ross Partners, a retained search and consulting firm, is pleased to announce that it has merged with eastern-based firm, Optimum Talent Executive Search. The merger brings together two established executive search organizations and positions the combined company to better serve clients and candidates from offices across Canada. The Conroy Ross Partners team will now include over 80...

2014-09-09 08:25:01

Developing El Niño conditions expected to have notable effect on fall and winter weather OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - While parts of the country saw their share of hot weather, summer wasn't a scorcher for many Canadians, which has left some wondering if the cooler temperature pattern will continue through the fall. To help answer the question, The Weather Network's meteorologists have released this year's Fall Outlook, forecasting the months of September, October and...

2014-09-09 08:23:25

TMX Group, operator of the Toronto Stock Venture Exchange, to host OneRoof Energy for market open ceremony SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV:ON), today announced that it will lead the opening ceremony of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) on September 10, 2014, celebrating nearly six months of trading on the Venture Exchange. OneRoof Energy common stock...

2014-09-09 04:22:10

PARAMUS, New Jersey, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceragon Networks Ltd. [http://www.ceragon.com ] (NASDAQ: CRNT), the #1 wireless hauling specialist, today announced that together with Bell Mobility, the wireless services division of Bell Canada, it has successfully deployed the first commercial 4x4 MIMO in Canada. Based on Ceragon's compact, multi-core FibeAir IP-20C solution, the live link provides 1.6 Gbps of capacity over a single 40MHz channel. By selecting...

2014-09-08 23:04:57

In the five years to 2019, an expanding building and contractor market as well as technological developments in electronics, such as internet enabled televisions and energy efficient appliances, will support overall demand for industry-related products. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the TV & Appliance Wholesaling industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 In the five years to 2014, the TV and...

2014-09-08 23:04:32

Orbotech, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Orbotech Ltd., a leading global provider of yield-enhancing and production solutions for printed circuit boards (PCBs) and IC substrates, today announced that ITL Circuits (Markham, Ontario, Canada) has purchased Orbotech’s Paragon™ 9800 laser direct imaging (LDI) system. Billerica, MA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Orbotech, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Orbotech Ltd., a leading global provider of yield-enhancing and production...

2014-09-08 20:20:46

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today its third quarter 2014 cash dividend of U.S.$0.165 per common share payable on September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 19, 2014 and to holders of Brazilian Depositary Receipts (the "BDRs") of record as of September 16, 2014. The ex-dividend date for shareholders trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (or...

2014-09-08 16:24:36

WINNIPEG, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Opticians Council of Canada (OCC) will launch a national campaign and contest entitled Love Your Eyes(TM) from September 8 to October 12. The OCC urges the public, parents especially, to become knowledgeable about issues relating to eye and vision care. Vision is not only important to our daily needs, but to our safety. OCC encourages Canadians to always ask for a Licensed Optician for their vision care needs. For more eye health facts every mother...

2014-09-08 16:21:37

MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Precious Metals, Inc. ("DNA" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DNAP) announces that it has mandated InnovExplo Inc., a specialized firm in the mining industry located in the Province of Quebec, Canada, to prepare an independent technical report which will be compliant with National Instrument 43-101 on standards of disclosure for mineral projects ("The Report"). The Report will include namely, all field work and studies done by DNA Precious Metals,...


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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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