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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...

2014-08-07 16:22:23

- Overall revenues increased 7% and net loss attributable to stockholders decreased by 52% compared to the corresponding prior year quarter LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: QTWW), a global leader in compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today reported its results for the second quarter of 2014. Conference call information is provided below. Second Quarter and...

2014-08-07 12:33:21

MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Effigis Geo-Solutions Inc., a leader in Earth observation solutions, is proud to announce that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) granted it a half million dollars ($574,875) to set up innovative applications to build on Earth observation data. The contract granted to Effigis primarily concerns the development of methods for using RADARSAT-2 multi-polarization images and the monitoring of natural environments in Canada, based on their...

2014-08-07 12:27:24

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch Ltd (TSXV: ERG) - based in Laval and mainly known under the Clinique du pied Équilibre, Orthoconcept and Laboratoire Langelier banners - announced today its that its wholly owned subsidiary Victhom Laboratory Inc. received a net royalty payment of $590,000 representing its share of the net proceeds generated by the monetization transaction of the Sleep Apnea technology completed by its German partner Otto Bock Healthcare. Under...

2014-08-07 00:20:49

Strong Production and Funds Flow, Argentina Business Unit Sale to Increase Focus on Core Assets and Substantial Brazil Reserves Increase CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in South America, today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. All dollar amounts are in United States ("U.S.") dollars unless...

2014-08-06 23:10:22

Pharmacists have a new ally in their efforts to protect their patients from accidental gluten ingestion in their medications. The GFCP is proud to announce that Mint Pharmaceuticals has been awarded the GFCP mark of assurance. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) in partnership with the Canadian Celiac Association is proud to announce that Mint Pharmaceuticals (“Mint”) is the first pharmaceutical supplier in Canada to be certified by...

2014-08-06 23:07:45

igus’ “iglide on tour” has begun to travel from coast to coast across the United States and Canada, putting their plastic bearings to the test in a variety of applications. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A half-year of traveling through Asia and South America, and 17,500 miles of driving through deserts, rainforests, and some of the world’s busiest cities has brought igus’ iglide on tour car to the United States where it will begin the next leg of its tour in Anchorage, Alaska. 30...


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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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