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2014-09-23 12:24:33

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy, the leading coalition of US companies producing and using hydrofluorcarbons (HFCs), today presented the four-point action plan of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) to reduce global HFC greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation was made as part of the CCAC High Level Assembly meeting as well as at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit in New York City. The presentations...

2014-09-23 08:38:49

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - WineAlign, Canada's largest online wine site, has published the results of the 2014 World Wine Awards of Canada. The World Wine Awards of Canada were held in August in Toronto, Ontario. Close to 1,100 wines were tasted by an extensive panel of the most respected wine writers, wine critics, retail buyers, Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wines in Canada. In all, 20 judges spent five days blind tasting the wines before recognising the very best with...

2014-09-23 08:31:46

MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - eSSENTIAL Accessibility is proud to announce its partnership with Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program. Through the partnership, Aeroplan now offers a desktop app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access aeroplan.com. People who cannot browse the web using conventional methods due to conditions such as arthritis, paralysis or amputation, can use this app to browse completely hands free using tools like motion technology...

2014-09-23 08:31:03

KemPharm Joins CLADD in Support of Legislation from Health Canada to Encourage More Responsible Development and Administration of Prescription Opioids CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity (NME) prodrugs, announced today that it received a No Objection Letter (NOL) from Health Canada to begin clinical trials in Canada for its lead...

2014-09-23 08:29:42

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As Prime Minister Harper and other world leaders gather this week at the United Nations General Assembly, a new poll shows Canadians care deeply about Canada's efforts to save the lives children and mothers in developing countries who are dying of preventable causes. According to the survey conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of World Vision Canada: -- 82% of Canadians feel Canada's work to improve child and maternal health in developing...

2014-09-23 08:23:27

TSXV Trading Symbol: MVN OTC Trading Symbol: MDLNF CALGARY, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Madalena Energy Inc. (TSX-V: MVN) and (OTC: MDLNF) (the "Company" or "Madalena") is pleased to announce that Messrs. Douglas E. Brooks and Steven Sharpe, two new independent directors have joined the Madalena board of directors (the "Board"). "This is an exciting time for Madalena following our recent transformational transaction and our transition to a more balanced business strategy",...

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...


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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
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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