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2014-08-06 08:31:45

High unmet need addressed with first new approved treatment in eighteen years MISSISSAUGA, ON, August 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada has approved (Pr)ABRAXANE(®) for Injectable Suspension (paclitaxel powder for injectable suspension) (nanoparticle, albumin-bound [nab(®)] paclitaxel) for first-line treatment of adult patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. The approval is welcome news for Canadians who are diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer, and represents the first...

2014-08-06 08:23:10

CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") is pleased to report its second quarter 2014 financial and operating results. Second quarter highlights: -- produced an average of 5,767 barrels of oil equivalent per day ("boe/d") with 52% liquids, in line with guidance of 5,500 to 6,000 boe/d; -- obtained extended production results from two additional Duvernay wells at Kaybob...

2014-08-06 04:21:44

- Alain and Audrey take the fifth leg, ending Natalie and Meaghan's winning streak at four - - Next week: Teams race to Winnipeg and try to keep Natalie and Meaghan's game on ice - - Fans can see exclusive extras including The Extended Mat Chat and more at CTV.ca/RaceExtras.- To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1zRwUnv TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - It was a heart-breaking homecoming to Canada for Cormac and Nicole, as their hopes of staying in the race sank with the Yukon...

2014-08-05 16:27:18

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today announced submission of the BRINAVESS(TM) reimbursement dossier to Belgium's national compulsory health care and benefits insurance authority, The National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (Institut National d'Assurance Maladie Invalidité or INAMI). "We are pleased to have submitted the application for BRINAVESS reimbursement and potentially could...

2014-08-05 16:25:22

MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - During Tuesday's practice round of Canada's National Championship at the historic Royal Montreal Golf Club, adidas Golf gave eight (8) lucky spectators the opportunity to participate in a once in a lifetime golf adventure. In addition to getting up close and personal with the tours finest, including Canada's own Mike Weir, our wide-eyed fans were immersed in an afternoon of incredible experiences. Please click on the link below to view "adidas Golf...

2014-08-05 16:23:09

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Refining Company ("URC") announced today that it has entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") concerning Line 10, a pipeline owned by Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Energy Limited Partnership, which transports crude oil from Canada to URC's Kiantone Pipeline in West Seneca, New York and serves its refinery in Warren, Pennsylvania. John A. Catsimatidis, Chairman and CEO of URC, stated: "We are very pleased that our companies...

2014-08-05 16:20:30

Asia Pacific is key market, West Coast companies perfectly placed for opportunity, says Fast ABBOTSFORD, BC, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Located in B.C.'s Fraser Valley, just seconds from the Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) and minutes from the Canada-U.S. border at Huntington-Sumas, Tradex in Abbotsford is the venue for the 2014 Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo (ADSE), and Abbotsford the base for the Aerospace Industry Association of Canada's (AIAC) Pacific division....

2014-08-05 12:28:02

"WHERE I BELONG" DEBUTED AT #1 IN CANADA; U.S. RELEASE FOLLOWS RECENT PERFORMANCE AT FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE JAZZ DE MONTREAL HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highly acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini is set to release his debut U.S. album, "Where I Belong," on August 12 through Capitol Music Group's Strange Cargo/Manhattan label. The album debuted at #1 on the Canadian Albums chart after its May 26 release in his home country and remains in the Top 5...

2014-08-05 12:27:56

- Hosted by TSN's James Duthie, hour-long midseason after show reunites this season's eliminated teams - - After show immediately follows Episode 6 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA - - Fans invited to participate through Facebook and Twitter by submitting questions before the show with the hashtag #AfterAmazingRaceCDA - - Viewers can catch up with the summer's #1 series on CTV GO - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1v6rEgP TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - As Canada's #1 summer series...

2014-08-05 12:26:53

Unmatched beauty of McCausland dome reproduced in colourful enamel TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - A new collector coin unveiled today features a striking replica of the stained glass McCausland dome that graces the Conservatory of Toronto's historical Casa Loma. Covered in translucent and opaque enamel, the coin shines and reflects light which accurately represents the stained glass panels from the renowned window. "Casa Loma was built to celebrate the highest forms of architectural...


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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 'kardia,' heart.
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