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2015-05-08 16:26:38

WINNIPEG, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Stakeholders expressed strong support in their responses to the Canadian Grain Commission proposal to protect the quality, consistency and end use performance of the Canada

2015-05-08 16:25:46

Minister Ambrose marks World Red Cross Day with Canadian Red Cross President and CEO Conrad Sauvé OTTAWA, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Dr.

2015-05-08 16:21:59

CALGARY, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB) has approved the application of WesPac Midstream - Vancouver LLC (WesPac) for a 25 year natural gas export licence with a maximum term quantity

2015-05-08 16:21:54

TORONTO, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (OTCQX: GFPMF) (the "Company") today announced that it has sold its remaining interests

2015-05-08 16:21:17

CALGARY, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet Airlines Ltd.

2015-05-08 16:20:23

TORONTO, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - IBI Group Inc. ("IBI Group" or the "Company") (TSX: IBG) will announce its 1(st) Quarter 2015 financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2015,

2015-05-08 12:26:37

TORONTO, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) has retrofitted a Windsor, Ontario home to reduce the risk of basement flooding.

2015-05-08 12:23:23

- Back for a second year, CTV News' morning programs showcase a luxurious tour of Northern France alongside travel partner Scenic,

2015-05-08 12:21:53

BURNABY, Canada, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Resurgence in automotive and manufacturing sectors, expansion of tire manufacturing capacities and increasing demand for specialty

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BURNABY, Canada, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing use of biochemical sensors in medical, environmental and agricultural end use sectors to drive growth in the global

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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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.