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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...

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual. The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and...

2014-08-20 08:32:58

Toronto start-up to advance context-aware mobile experience platform TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Flybits Inc., a Toronto start-up that has created a context-aware experience development platform for mobile environments, has closed a $3.75 million Series A financing. Led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and Trellis Capital Corporation with participation from MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and Ryerson Futures, Inc., the investment will advance the company's...

2014-08-20 08:23:15

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt ("MW") AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, valued at over C$66.0 million ($60.3 million) to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth")....

2014-08-20 08:20:53

HALIFAX, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a monthly dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after September 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a...

2014-08-20 08:20:33

Multi-Million Dollar Investment Supports New Jobs and Expands UPS Operations in Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - UPS(®) (NYSE:UPS) today announced it will be expanding its Canadian network by opening three operation centres in British Columbia (BC) - Kamloops, Nanaimo and Comox, as well expanding its centre in Kelowna. UPS pickup and delivery services for its customers in Kamloops began today, replacing its current agent. The expansion will further enhance UPS's...

2014-08-20 04:21:11

- Olympic gold medallists Natalie and Meaghan regain the lead and win their fifth leg overall - - Next week: Teams race around Paris where passions and tempers flare - To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1ByY3NH TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Following tonight's second non-elimination leg of the season, all six teams will get to see more of France and race to Paris in next week's episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, airing Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. As revealed at the...

2014-08-19 23:11:21

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work regulatory bodies in the U.S. and Canada, has been selected by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Continuing Education Approval Entity effective with the licensing cycle that begins September 1, 2014. ASWB is now accepting applications for individual course approval. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work...

2014-08-19 23:06:20

FreshBooks Accountant Center provides accountants with secure access to their FreshBooks client data in real-time. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 FreshBooks, the #1 cloud accounting solution designed exclusively for service-based small business owners, today announced its FreshBooks Accountant Center. The new portal provides accountants with a comprehensive view of their FreshBooks clients’ financial data. Accountants can now run reports such as Profit & Loss, Tax Summary...


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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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