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2014-09-09 20:20:57

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today reported operating highlights for the fiscal year ("FY14") and fourth quarter (the "current quarter" or "Q4-14") ended June 30, 2014 with comparisons to the quarter ended March 31, 2014 (the "previous quarter" or "Q3-14") the quarter ended June 30, 2013 (the "year ago quarter" or "Q4-13") and the fiscal year 2013 ("FY13"). Highlights: -- Initiated a common stock dividend, returning $9.7...

2014-09-09 16:27:31

KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Broccolini Limited Partnership No. 2 and Magil Laurentian Realty Investments announced today that they have closed on the acquisition of the former Merck Canada complex along the TransCanada Highway in Kirkland, Quebec. Broccolini and Magil Laurentian have joined forces to develop this world-class 50-acre business and mixed-use campus which was renamed "Quartier Évolution". The partnership between Broccolini and Magil Laurentian brings...

2014-09-09 16:20:26

The centre, training CN employees across Canada, is the latest sign of the company's commitment to the Prairies WINNIPEG, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today officially opened its new employee training centre in Winnipeg. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada every week, with hands-on training for all key railway jobs. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, said: "The opening...

2014-09-09 12:34:26

Virgin Mobile RE*Generation will help at-risk and homeless youth get jobs TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Empowering a generation to help its own and supporting at-risk and homeless youth has been at the heart of Virgin Mobile Canada's pro-social initiative since its creation in 2008. Last night at an exclusive Arkells concert, Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson unveiled Virgin Mobile RE*Generation's bold new focus, partners and amped-up programs that will help at-risk...

2014-09-09 12:33:33

Fluent will launch a new business division known as "Fluent Solution," which will provide comprehensive, customized physical security systems to businesses across select markets in the United States and Canada. EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluent Home, a leading home security provider in Canada, has experienced exceptional growth over the past five years and is expanding its offering to corporate clients, business owners, and industrial class facilities across...

2014-09-09 12:20:53

BURNABY, Canada, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci ResearchAnnounces New Publication Report on 'Europe Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' With the automobile sector taking lead as one of the most prominent sectors in Europe's economic growth during past couple of decades, the allied sectors have also been flourishing in the region. Consequently, the tyre industry has been one of the leading beneficiaries among all automobile associated sectors. With...

2014-09-09 12:20:33

BURNABY, Canada, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Improvement in Solid Waste Generation and Collection Process, Strict Implementation of Solid Waste Collection Laws by Municipalities and Upgradation of Vehicle Fleet by Municipal Corporations Benefit Solid Waste Management Vehicles Market in India India is the seventh largest country by area and second most populous country in the world. On an average, around 135,000 MT solid waste is generated daily in the country's...

2014-09-09 08:34:30

CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Avrio Capital Inc. ("Avrio") is pleased to announce the first closing of its fourth institutional late stage venture fund, Avrio Ventures Limited Partnership III (the "Fund"). With initial commitments of $65MM, from incumbent limited partners, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and Export Development Canada (EDC), the Fund will continue to focus on the agriculture and food sectors, investing in innovative companies that offer solutions to global challenges...

2014-09-09 08:32:28

Ten Canadian Teams Join IHI Triple Aim Collaborative OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement today announced a new cohort of Canadian teams participating in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Better Health and Lower Costs for Patients with Complex Needs: An IHI Triple Aim Collaborative. Over 12 months, the teams will transform how their organizations care for patients living with complex health needs so patients experience better care...

2014-09-09 08:28:16

Program Will Use Hockey to Train 1 Million Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL(®)) today announced the launch of the NHL & NHLPA Future Goals(TM) Program, a major North American initiative that will bring interactive education opportunities to each of the 30 NHL team markets in the United States and Canada as well...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'