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2015-05-14 12:30:31

OTTAWA, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - As you head out to the grill, it's important to remember that eating undercooked meat, or foods that have come into contact with raw or undercooked meat, can cause food

2015-05-14 12:24:20

Ten Students to Receive Up to $20,000 Toward Undergraduate Studies in U.S.

2015-05-14 12:23:25

OTTAWA, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is releasing an important report today at its 2015 Forum on Hydropower.

2015-05-14 08:43:52

Express Scripts Canada Offers Solutions to Maintain Key Employee Benefit MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Express

2015-05-14 08:41:26

New support from Economic Action Plan 2015 supports mining jobs and opportunities TORONTO, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister

2015-05-14 08:37:37

Dario turns your smart device into your personal glucose meter - now to be made available for people with diabetes in Canada CAESAREA, Israel, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle

2015-05-14 08:34:49

VANCOUVER, BC and MONTRÉAL, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer - Commercialization of Research (IRICoR) at the Université de Montréal (UdeM) and The Centre

2015-05-14 08:20:49

New visionary partnership largest in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's history CALGARY, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific (CP) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (Foundation)

2015-05-13 23:06:00

Elasto Proxy announces new information about shielding silicones and EMI gasket fabrication.

2015-05-13 23:04:56

Denver, Colorado-based Managed IT Services Provider machineLOGIC celebrates their 15th year in business by announcing expansion plans and launching a new feature-packed website. Denver,


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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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