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2014-08-12 08:41:15

New Toronto facility part of IBM's $1.2 billion global cloud services expansion TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of a new SoftLayer data centre in Toronto to meet the growing demand for hybrid cloud solutions that encompass open integration, data control and unique industry expertise. The data centre follows recent launches in London and Hong Kong, and is part of IBM Cloud's broader $1.2 billion investment aimed at extending its cloud...

2014-08-12 08:37:18

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Mobile Advertising - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mobile Advertising in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Messaging, Search, and Display. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and...

2014-08-12 08:33:17

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Calibration Services - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calibration Services in US$ Thousands by the following Parameters of Calibration: Mechanical Calibration Services, Electrical Calibration Services, Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic Calibration...

2014-08-12 08:31:32

Innovative OncoSolutions to Distribute Leading Closed System Transfer Devices in Canada; Announcement Comes Shortly After FDA Clears Device under ONB Product Code PORT WASHINGTON, New York and OAKVILLE, Ontario, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Device [http://www.equashield.com ]s (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today a new exclusive partnership with Canadian distributor Innovative...

2014-08-12 08:29:43

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cmxtrz/brachytherapy) has announced the addition of the "Brachytherapy - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Brachytherapy in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided...

2014-08-12 08:28:09

- Celebrated businessman and television personality will act as on-air contributor for numerous TV, radio, and digital programs and properties -- Kevin O'Leary returns to the SHARK TANK when Season 6 premieres this fall on CTV Two - To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1r6M1J8 TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today that SHARK TANK's Kevin O'Leary is joining the company as an on-air contributor. In his new role, which officially begins September 1, 2014, O'Leary...

2014-08-12 08:23:26

VANCOUVER, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") announces that it intends to commence an arbitration proceeding against the Republic of Peru ("Peru") pursuant to Article 824 of the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Peru (the "Canada-Peru FTA"). Bear Creek has submitted the formal request on August 11, 2014 and is completing the required formalities to commence the arbitration proceedings. While Bear...

2014-08-11 23:00:57

Strategic Sales Insights Report Analyzes the Increasingly Competitive Canadian Retail Food Environment Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Industry-leading credit consulting firm Information Clearinghouse, Inc. (ICI), through its F&D Reports division and sister company FDARMS, has released its Strategic Sales Insights – Regional Supplement on the grocery retail landscape in Canada. Target’s entry into Canada in 2013 was the bellwether for a surge of food retailer expansion and...

2014-08-11 16:29:28

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hot Melt Adhesives - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hot Melt Adhesives in US$ Million by the following End-Use Applications: Packaging, Non-Rigid Bonding, Woodworking, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

2014-08-11 16:24:05

- Leading television service providers sign on for TSN's new lineup of five national feeds - - TSN's suite of channels to debut on the opening day of the U.S. OPEN, delivering expanded live coverage of the final tennis Grand Slam of the season - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1kWbrXr TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - TSN announced today that its highly-anticipated expanded package of five national feeds will debut across Canada on Monday, August 25 - delivering more...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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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