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2014-06-27 16:24:35

WINNIPEG, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on July 1, 2014 in Eastern Canada. These changes include updated tolerances for ergot and sclerotinia for most classes of wheat. As well, the grade schedule for Oats, Canada Eastern will be updated to be a closer match to that of Oats, Canada Western. The Official Grain Grading Guide as of July 1, 2014, will be posted shortly before the...

2014-06-27 16:22:11

REPORTS 2014 PROVED RESERVES OF APPROXIMATELY 5.6 MMBOE HOUSTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI)("Lucas" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company with its main operations in Texas, today announced its fourth quarter and fiscal year-end results for the period ending March 31, 2014 and the filing of its Form 10-K Annual Report on June 27, 2014. "The past twelve months have marked significant change and transition for Lucas. We have...

2014-06-27 12:26:25

Changes in Corporate Leadership Structure to Help Drive Future Growth of the Brand SAN ANTONIO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Heights, a family-owned wellness franchise with 109 locations across the U.S. and Canada, announced today that David Humphrey, a prominent franchise industry consultant and the former CEO of Massage Envy Spa, has joined Massage Heights as Chairman of the Board of Managers. Humphrey will help guide the accelerating growth of Massage Heights as it...

2014-06-27 12:26:23

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - A new partnership between MedicAlert Foundation Canada (MAFCA) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) means that Canadians living with diabetes will benefit from a special offer on their MedicAlert bracelets. The first to benefit from this partnership are the 1,600 youth attending the CDA's national D-Camps program, launching on June 29. Over the course of the summer, campers who enroll will receive a free $39 Urban Link MedicAlert bracelet...

2014-06-27 12:26:06

EDMONTON, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - On May 1, 2014, departing from Port Hardy, British Columbia, Art Brochu began his 9,285 kilometer cycling journey in support of the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Art, a retired veteran now living in Edmonton, AB set the ambitious goal for himself to coincide with his 70(th) birthday after hearing about Children's Wish at a golf tournament benefiting the Foundation. Art, who served with the Canadian Armed Forces for over 25 years, was based...

2014-06-27 12:25:15

-- Bell supports greater TV packaging flexibility to respond to consumer demand -- Proposes new model for local TV to ensure long-term sustainability of local programming MONTREAL, June 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - To ensure Canadians get the TV channels they want to watch, Bell today announced its support for both "pick and pay" options for all television channels not included in basic packages, and a new model to ensure the long-term...

2014-06-27 12:25:03

Foodie fever, taste for perogies strong across Canada OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Blame it on Instagram. Or food trucks. Or the proliferation of cooking shows inspiring would-be stars of the stove. A new 'Foodie Nation' survey by Canadian Food & Lifestyle Channel Gusto TV and Nanos Research reveals that Canucks have an appetite for adventure when it comes to food. A whopping 70% of Canadians surveyed identify themselves* as a 'foodie' - a person who has an avid...

2014-06-27 12:21:58

Strengthening transportation safety for Canadians and their communities OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new rules aimed at further safeguarding communities along our country's railway lines. The new measures, which the Minister highlighted as part of her call with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities earlier today, introduce amendments under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; the Railway Safety...

2014-06-27 08:26:07

Distribution agreement reached with partner to market the Dario(TM)smart meter in Canada CAESAREA, Israel, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario((TM)) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that it has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with AutoControl Medical Inc. (ACM) that grants ACM the exclusive right to distribute the Dario((TM) )Smart Meter, test strips and lancets in Canada. Dario(TM) is a...

2014-06-27 08:22:09

VANCOUVER, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) congratulates the Tsilhqot'in National Government on their landmark legal victory at the Supreme Court of Canada, which reinforces that the Tsilhqot'in Nation has proven title to their traditional territories - the first time a declaration of Aboriginal title has ever been granted by a Canadian court. The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in the case of William vs. Canada clearly establishes...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
2014-01-20 14:52:54

The spotted spreadwing (Lestes congener) is a species of damselfly that can be found in in North America, in a range that includes Canada and the United States. It prefers to reside near temporary and permanent ponds or flooded riverbanks, as well as slow moving swamps and marshes. This species can be seen between the months of July and September. The spotted spreadwing differs in size between the sexes, with males reaching an average body length between 1.4 and 1.7 inches and females...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

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