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2015-03-19 08:32:21

BURNABY, BC, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) today reported its results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2014.

2015-03-19 08:30:10

NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of the securities of MasTec,

2015-03-19 08:24:11

Millions of internet users can now take control of their online privacy and security, empowered by Opera Software's acquisition of SurfEasy. OSLO, Norway and TORONTO, Canada, March

2015-03-19 08:21:36

Canada's largest domestic and international airline sponsors conference to focus on role of women in future of business VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-03-18 23:09:34

Ontario taxpayers and businesses should have a close look at the evidence, before accepting the claims within the “Ontario’s Climate Change Discussion Paper 2015” says Friends of Science,

2015-03-18 23:09:28

All But Gluten™ provides shoppers with added confidence when purchasing a variety of gluten-free bakery products. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 18, 2015

2015-03-18 23:02:11

TU-Automotive confirmed today that leading Canadian insurance carrier, Desjardins will sit alongside global automaker, Volkswagen during a panel session focussing on the connected car’s role

2015-03-18 20:25:15

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Baby Disposable Diapers in US$ Million.

2015-03-18 20:24:46

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Video Encoders in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Segments: DTT, Cable TV, DTH, and IPTV.

2015-03-18 20:23:47

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Alarm Monitoring Services in US$ Million by the following Segments: Intrusion & Fire Alarm Monitoring


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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
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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