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2014-09-08 12:22:17

Earth Rangers Empowers Children to Help Protect Habitat for Native Species WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - What would you do if the place you call home was taken away from you? That is exactly what's happening to the eastern wolf, western screech owl, swift fox and bobolink. These animals are all losing the wild spaces they need to survive due to land development, agriculture and deforestation. Starting this month, Earth Rangers across Canada will work together to protect...

2014-09-08 12:21:42

The retailer expands its commitment to renewable energy through Bullfrog Power TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Staples Canada announced today an expansion to its Bullfrog Power partnership to include four Copy & Print Production Centre locations. The company also announced its Q2 2014 sustainability achievements. Beginning September 2014, Staples Canada is expanding its partnership with Bullfrog Power to support renewable energy by bullfrogpowering its Copy & Print Production...

2014-09-08 12:21:20

Trucking industry vital in keeping the Canadian economy rolling. OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of National Trucking Week 2014, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement: "I am proud to support National Trucking Week 2014 and extend my appreciation to the hardworking members of this valuable industry - one that plays a vital role in our national economy and our trading relationship with the U.S. The trucking industry...

2014-09-08 12:20:57

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed an audience of international air industry leaders, top level decision-makers, and other airport professionals at the annual Airports Council International -North America Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Minister Raitt discussed policy issues with her American and international counterparts and senior business leaders and the opportunities open to the Canadian and international...

2014-09-08 08:38:06

NEW YORK, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPO Global Inc (SPOM [http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SPOM ]), a leading developer of biosensor and microprocessor technologies for use in portable monitoring devices, announced today that it has a strong order backlog position of approximately $700,000. Shipments of this backlog have commenced and are expected to be completed during the Q3 and Q4 periods of 2014. The Company is currently preparing for wider distribution of its wellness...

2014-09-08 08:31:45

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON® Corporation, a leader in lifestyle healthcare and subsidiary of Strathspey Crown Holdings LLC, and Clarion Medical Technologies® Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for ALPHAEON to acquire all of the outstanding shares and assets of Clarion, the leading provider of medical and aesthetic equipment and consumables in Canada, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is expected to close on or...

2014-09-08 08:25:40

Only Retailer in Canada to Carry World's First Smart Basketball In-Store and Online 94Fifty Helps Players of All Ages and Skill Levels Find #TheirBetter CALGARY, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Sport Chek (@SportChek) today announced the exclusive availability of the 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball on SportChek.ca. The award winning 94Fifty basketball is a first-in-class product that measures and diagnoses players' skills as they practice, helping to build confidence, versatility and success...

2014-09-08 08:25:09

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The CRTC hearings on Canadian television policy that begin today in Gatineau, Québec, are too narrowly focused on how much Canadians pay for cable and not on what is available for them to watch. The hearings risk being too focused on our views as consumers and not enough on our needs as citizens, which includes having access to news, analysis and entertainment that is made by and for Canadians. "CMG was among a number of participants to the CRTC...

2014-09-08 08:23:51

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Callinex Mines Inc. (the "Company" or "Callinex") (TSX-V: CNX; OTCQX: CLLXF) is pleased to announce that it has granted a total of 1,375,000 stock options to officers, directors, consultants and employees of Callinex. The options were granted for a period of 5 years, expiring on September 5, 2019, and each stock option will allow the holder to purchase a common share of Callinex at an exercise price of $0.29. About Callinex Mines Inc....

2014-09-08 04:20:08

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The members of the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) are concerned that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union may hurt Canada's short sea shipping industry, its workers and suppliers and shippers. Canadian ship owners have invested in 14 state of the art high-efficiency vessels worth over $700 million, which are positioned to play a part in the prosperity that CETA will bring. However, "while the CETA deal...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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