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2015-04-22 08:39:46

Canadian Organizations Offer Sessions at Toronto Event on the Latest Developments in Packaging SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guelf Food Technology

2015-04-22 08:30:07

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - With just 79 days remaining until the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games kick off, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) launched on Wednesday its

2015-04-22 08:29:47

Platinum-Recording Artist and Actor Rallies People to Make a Pledge with America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program KENILWORTH, N.J., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck

2015-04-22 08:29:16

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - With much of the news focused on tumbling oil and commodity prices, you might think environmental issues had fallen off the public radar.

2015-04-21 20:25:10

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is grateful that today's federal budget continues the federal support for forest sector innovation and transformation,

2015-04-21 20:21:06

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expressed satisfaction with the federal government's renewal of funding for key areas such as environmental assessment, the Major

2015-04-21 16:25:40

GATINEAU, QC, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Hope and heroism. Greed and glory. Riots and revolts. You'll find them all during the incredible 2015-2016 season at the Canadian Museum of History.

2015-04-21 16:25:23

TORONTO, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Heather Mallick, a staff columnist with the Toronto Star, is the winner of

2015-04-21 16:23:50

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) applauds the federal government's announcement in today's budget to support the chemistry industry with a 10

2015-04-21 16:20:51

MEMPHIS, TN, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 10, 2015, were elected as directors


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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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