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2014-08-08 23:07:39

Stage2Data, Canada's Premier Cloud Solution Provider, has announced that it has launched an online Business Continuity Assessment Tool available to businesses at no charge. Oakville, Ontario (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Jeff Collier, CEO of Stage2Data, announced today that his company has launched a simple, easy to use Business Continuity Assessment tool that is free to any business that needs to set a Disaster Recovery Plan in action. Collier addressed the launch event crowd saying,...

2014-08-08 16:21:46

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold Inc. ("Seabridge") (TSX:SEA) (NYSE:SA) announced that it has acquired, on behalf of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Seabridge Gold Corporation, 2,896,000 common shares (the "Acquired Shares") of Calico Resources Corp. ("Calico") (TSX-V: CKB) upon exercise of 2,896,000 Special Warrants of Calico. The Acquired Shares represent 4.4% of the outstanding shares of Calico. In total, Seabridge now owns...

2014-08-08 16:21:25

TSXV Trading Symbol: MVN OTC Trading Symbol: MDLNF CALGARY, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Madalena Energy Inc. ("Madalena" or the "Company") (TSXV: MVN and OTC: MDLNF), announces that is has posted on its website the Audio Replay of the Analyst and Investor Conference Call held August 7, 2014. To listen to the replay of the call, please visit the Company's website at www.madalenaenergy.com About Madalena - International and Domestic Assets Madalena is an independent,...

2014-08-08 12:22:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On August 4, a tailings breach occurred at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, owned and operated by Imperial Metals. This incident is an unfortunate and significant issue that is being taken very seriously by the company, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and all stakeholders involved. Imperial Metals has apologized to the public for the breach of its tailings pond. Imperial has recognized and publicly asserted its responsibility to...

2014-08-08 08:21:36

All financial information contained within this news release has been prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP including comparative figures pertaining to Enerplus' 2013 results. This news release includes forward-looking statements and information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Readers are advised to review the "Forward-Looking Information and Statements" at the conclusion of this news release. Readers are also referred to "Non-GAAP Measures" at the end of this...

2014-08-08 04:20:25

AURORA, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. THREE MONTHS ENDED SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, JUNE 30, 2014 2013 2014 2013...

2014-08-07 23:05:33

Large 17.3-Inch Screens – Discrete NVIDIA® GeForce™ 840M Graphics - Intel® Core™ i7/i5 Processing; Available for Customers in Canada Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Editors’ Summary:     Two new models boast powerful, high-performance 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4510U and Intel® Core™ i5-4210U processors     Large 17.3-Inch HD+ (1600 x 1900) resolution with an Acer ComfyView LED-backlit TFT...

2014-08-07 20:23:48

Billy Baldwin, Harry Hamlin, Lisa Rinna Among Celebrity Navigators TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's 2nd Annual Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup raised more than $800,000 last month in support of the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) - Canada's largest and most sophisticated centre for pediatric cancer research, treatment and care, announced Rally Chairman Bobby Genovese. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134200 "As event chair for the...

2014-08-07 16:31:07

SYMBOL: TSX: AGT REGINA, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Alliance Grain Traders Inc. ("AGT") has announced its second quarter 2014 results will be released before market open on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. A conference call to discuss first quarter results is scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time. To join the conference, please dial 1-800-319-4610 (toll free from Canada & the U.S.) or +1-604-638-5340 (from outside Canada & the U.S.). A recording of the...

2014-08-07 16:28:04

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Mr. John Mulvihill, Chair of the Board of Trustees of University Health Network (UHN) and Chair of the Board's Selection Committee for the President & CEO announced today that Dr. Peter Pisters, currently Vice President of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Regional Care System, will serve as UHN's next President & CEO. "I know I speak for everyone on the Board and all members of the Selection Committee when I say how...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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