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2014-06-26 08:22:48

124 stores receive top environmental certification - a first in Canadian retail MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Target is pleased to announce that all 124 store locations that opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Previously, Target announced certification of the first 68 stores and with today's announcement the remaining 56 stores that opened in 2013 are now LEED certified. "This past year...

2014-06-26 04:20:29

GUELPH, Ontario, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has entered into an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction ("EPC") agreement with Kingston Solar LP, a solar energy project developed by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. ("Samsung") for the construction of a 140 MW DC (100 MW AC)...

2014-06-25 23:14:05

DebitWay will enable Quadriga CX customers to benefit from INTERAC® Online Payment (IOP). Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Quadriga CX, the Vancouver, B.C. based Bitcoin; cryptocurrency trading platform, has added DebitWay.ca to their payment processing options. One of Canada’s leading Bitcoin exchanges since its launch on December 26th, 2013, Quadriga CX has effectively simplified the process of buying and selling Bitcoins for all of their clients through the addition of the...

2014-06-25 23:09:48

Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange (KBFX), Canada’s fastest growing currency exchange company that guarantees better than bank exchange rates made the PROFIT HOT 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 564%. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 PROFIT Magazine ranked Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange (KBFX) on its 14th annual PROFIT HOT 50, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Published in the October issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT HOT...

2014-06-25 23:09:01

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces fireproof rubber products for vehicles and transportation. Sealing specialists help with material selection, and can design and custom-fabricate door and window seals, acoustic and thermal insulation, and many other fireproof rubber parts that meet standards and specifications for flammability, toxicity, burn rate, and fire safety. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of...

2014-06-25 23:05:10

Edmonton technology start-up LoginRadius receives contribution from the Industrial Research Assistance Program to continue developing business-focused, online social platforms for the future. Edmonton AB (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 LoginRadius, the leading social login and sharing provider, announced today that it has received up to $225,000 in funding from the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The funding is awarded to support the...

2014-06-25 23:03:50

Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) kicks in next week, affecting businesses around the globe. MailRinser.com, an online compliance solution, facilitates Canadian email address removal from mailing lists. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As of July 1 2014, Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) kicks into gear. This sweeping new law carries severe penalties for non-compliance and will affect most businesses in Canada, as well as those beyond its borders. Since most businesses today send commercial...

2014-06-25 20:22:01

YELLOWKNIFE, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada is proud to announce the launch of Mental Health First Aid Canada's new training course designed for Canada's northern communities. Similar to the basic Mental Health First Aid Canada training course, Mental Health First Aid for Northern Peoples is a three-day training program designed to improve mental health literacy and provide skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental...

2014-06-25 20:21:02

MIDLAND, Texas, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexco Energy Corporation (NYSE Market: MXC) reported results on its Annual Report on Form 10-K to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. The Company reported net income of $301,113, or $.15 per diluted share, for fiscal year 2014, an increase from a net loss of $176,374, or ($0.09) per diluted share, for fiscal 2013. Operating revenues in fiscal 2014 were $4,041,941, an increase of 31%...

2014-06-25 20:20:25

Airline congratulates Minister for launching review CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet welcomes today's announcement by the Honorable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, beginning the review of the Canada Transportation Act. The Canada Transportation Act review will provide the opportunity to examine a wide variety of public policy issues impacting the Canadian airline sector. "We are very pleased the review will take a hard look at the cost competitiveness of the sector,"...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
2014-01-20 14:52:54

The spotted spreadwing (Lestes congener) is a species of damselfly that can be found in in North America, in a range that includes Canada and the United States. It prefers to reside near temporary and permanent ponds or flooded riverbanks, as well as slow moving swamps and marshes. This species can be seen between the months of July and September. The spotted spreadwing differs in size between the sexes, with males reaching an average body length between 1.4 and 1.7 inches and females...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

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