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SASKATOON, April 14, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, CADTH honoured two Canadian health care leaders with awards for their contributions to the growing field of health technology assessment (HTA). Dr.

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Government of Canada invests in supports and services to address prescription drug abuse WINNIPEG, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage

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TULSA, Okla. and HOUSTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.

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CALGARY, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - PENN WEST PETROLEUM LTD.

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NEW YORK, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks during the Bloomberg Future of Energy Summit 2015, where he reinforced

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BURNABY, Canada, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Government initiatives to increase private investment in infrastructure sector to drive North America construction vehicles

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BURNABY, Canada, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abundant raw material availability, continuing government support and growing domestic automobile industry to drive tyre

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BURNABY, Canada, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in automotive sector, government incentives and support from financial institutions to drive South Africa tyre market

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BURNABY, Canada, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robust growth in automotive industry and expanding automobile fleet to drive tyre market in Algeria through 2020

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TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario patients aged 55 and older often experience top-rated coordination of their health care, as well as communication with their health care providers, compared


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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.