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2014-09-22 23:13:56

Peeling back layers of the gender intelligence issue, The Ruby Report offers insights into what companies are doing to help professionals navigate leadership development practices for women. Author Dawn Frail focuses on looking at the actual behaviours and cultural factors of organizations that are filling their senior leadership roles with more women than other corporations in Canada. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Ruby Report was launched by the publisher on August...

2014-09-22 20:22:08

- Live after-show special AFTER THE RACE wins timeslot with 1.8 million viewers - - THE AMAZING RACE CANADA-related terms trend throughout the finale, post-show, and into the morning - - THE AMAZING RACE CANADA and AFTER THE RACE are the Top 2 programs of the day - To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1paZ2uO TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - It took a flawless final leg in the nation's capital to win THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, and best friends Mickey Henry and Pete Schmalz did...

2014-09-22 16:30:08

Chef, restaurateur, and MasterChef Canada judge Michael Bonacini to appear on the competition's judging panel TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - One of Canada's most-prominent restaurateurs, and a judge on CTV's MasterChef Canada, will lend his discerning palette to a new competition at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this fall where top North American chefs will put their culinary talents on the table. Bonacini, currently a judge on MasterChef Canada and co-founder of Oliver & Bonacini...

2014-09-22 16:22:50

Download Inuktitut version of this news release OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and CSA Group are pleased to announce the publication of a new National Standard of Canada (NSC) that will support the adaptation of northern infrastructure to a changing climate and provide tangible - and long-term - improvements for those living in Canada's North. Buildings in Permafrost Supported on Thermosyphon Foundations is the first of four innovative...

2014-09-22 16:21:35

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it was selected by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for three projects. Under the first project, MDA plans to evaluate how radar and optical images can be combined to detect and track ships more rapidly. Rapid identification allows decision makers to use information as efficiently as possible to...

2014-09-22 16:21:13

CEO E. Hunter Harrison to unveil new targets for 2018 CALGARY, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will host its 2014 Investor Conference in New York on Wednesday, October 1 from 4:30 pm - 5:30pm EST and Thursday, October 2 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST. Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison, President and COO Keith Creel and the senior executive team will provide details on CP's multi-year strategy and updated growth objectives. The...

2014-09-22 12:29:01

Certified Public Health Inspectors dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of Canadians HALIFAX, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Celebrated for the past 11 years, Environmental Public Health Week recognizes the important work that Certified Public Health Inspectors across Canada carry out in our communities. The week is also an opportunity to improve awareness of our profession within the public health family and amongst the general public. This year's theme is "The Next 100 Years: Reaching new...

2014-09-22 12:28:58

Recognized for Innovative Privacy Program TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and the Infoway-sponsored Health Information Privacy Group (HIPG) have received the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The award was presented on September 19, 2014 at the closing general session of the IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress in San Jose, California. This is the 12(th) year for the IAPP awards,...

2014-09-22 12:26:23

Celebrates new partnership with Everest-Ferbey National Pro Am HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that Everest will be the title sponsor of the Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147542 To celebrate the new partnership, Everest, the first nationwide funeral planning and concierge service, today also unveiled plans for the Everest-Ferbey National Pro Am, a...

2014-09-22 12:25:36

- Comprehensive program supported by the Bell Media TV and Film Skills Development Initiative provides immersive and experiential broadcast and production experience for producers - - Deadline for applications is November 6, 2014; more information available at BellMedia.ca - [The 2014 program] far exceeded my expectations. - Lauren Grant, past participant An amazing opportunity to . . . expand my professional network and deepen my understanding of the Canadian television...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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