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2015-05-11 12:31:57

OTTAWA, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Maureen Smith thinks Canadians got it right when they said in a recent poll that health and medical research makes an important contribution to health care and to the economy.

2015-05-11 12:29:02

TORONTO, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Wounded Warriors Canada is proud to announce that Cervélo will be the presenting sponsor of the 2015 Wounded Warriors Canada Battlefield Bike Ride - Liberation

2015-05-11 12:28:25

- CTV delivers all-new seasons of the wildly popular MASTERCHEF (May 20), SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (June 1), and MISTRESSES (June 18) -- CTV is the destination for award shows and live events

2015-05-11 12:26:14

CALGARY, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc.

2015-05-11 12:25:36

OTTAWA, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today issued a statement to mark the 19(th) National Mining Week, which takes place May 11 to 17. "National

2015-05-11 12:21:00

Small business in South Carolina receives loan, helps program reach milestone GREENVILLE, S.C., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin Development--a subsidiary of Michelin North America,

2015-05-11 08:41:52

TUALATIN, Ore., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), a platform company dedicated to the acquisition,

2015-05-11 08:41:13

Aflik Nuage brings over 25 years of experience from the Retail and Clothing business to Canada's leading Electronics store operator TORONTO, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Electronics

2015-05-11 08:30:40

OTTAWA, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Drake International, a global innovator in the field of human resources, recruitment, performance improvement, and consultative management; and a partner of BioTalent Canada's,

2015-05-11 08:29:53

DUBLIN, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- First quarter revenues of $714 million -- First quarter reported $0.85 diluted (GAAP) EPS from continuing operations and $1.17 adjusted

Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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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