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2014-08-27 08:22:32

INNISFIL, ON, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - When families call Lice Squad Canada, they typically begin with the story about how they tried various pesticide based treatments, spent time and money, and are still finding bugs crawling in their children's hair. The head lice removal industry is thriving in Canada due in part to pesticide resistance and a shift in the mindset of parents who want pesticide free options. The Journal of Medical Entomology reported in March of 2014 that most lice...

2014-08-27 08:21:36

The Corporation remains focused on its Five-point Action Plan amid declining mail volumes OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada Post segment reported a profit before tax of $53 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to a loss before tax of $104 million in the same quarter of 2013. For the first two quarters of 2014, the segment reported a profit before tax of $26 million, compared to a loss before tax of $36 million for the same period in 2013. The results were...

2014-08-27 04:20:55

- Meaghan and Natalie sweep the second leg in France bringing their overall total to six first place finishes - - Next week: The Racers repatriate as they fly to Montreal where they put the pedal to the metal - - Fans can see exclusive extras including The Extended Mat Chat with Pierre and Michel and more at CTV.ca/RaceExtras - To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1vMUkbj TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Pierre and Michel's Race was extinguished in The City of Light, as the twins found...

2014-08-26 23:10:06

Virginia, Florence, and Victoria Most Popular Names Shared With Places; Asia, India, and America Also Land on List Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In honor of summer travel, Whitepages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today reveals the most popular names in the country that are shared with travel destinations. While there are plenty of places named after people, like Lincoln, Nebraska, and Washington, D.C., Whitepages data found that...

2014-08-26 23:05:08

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, visited patients at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital and delivered Blizzard® Treats during the ninth annual Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, visited patients at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital and delivered...

2014-08-26 23:03:40

A report commissioned by the Canadian government cites work by a professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Professor Daryl Lim’s book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives, has been used in an analysis prompted by Industry Canada, the microeconomic policy arm of the Government of Canada. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 A report commissioned by the Canadian government cites work by a professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Professor...

2014-08-26 23:01:55

The Fresh Patch Company seeks to expand its client base to include Canada---using innovative approaches outlined in August 2014 patent application. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Fresh Patch Company--maker of the real-grass, fully disposable pet toilet--is seeking a patent from the Canadian government to complement its existing U.S. patent. On August 15, 2014, the Company was notified by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office that its patent application was assigned a filing date of...

2014-08-26 23:00:50

ATG Danmon and FileCatalyst have partnered to provide accelerated file transfer to customers throughout the United Kingdom. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of the Emmy® Award winning FileCatalyst, a world leading accelerated file transfer solution, is pleased to announce the appointment of ATG Danmon as its UK-based channel distribution partner. “ATG Danmon is one of the world's most highly...

2014-08-26 23:00:40

DAE increases presence at upcoming Canadian Resort Conference in Toronto. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Worldwide vacation exchange provider, DAE is delighted to confirm that it will be a Bronze sponsor and an Exhibitor at the Canadian Resort Conference (CRC 2014), taking place on September 23-24 at the Pantages Skyline Hotel in Toronto, Canada. As the largest privately owned exchange provider in the world, DAE offers the world’s only free exchange membership, servicing over...

2014-08-26 23:00:38

Resort Travel & Xchange Confirms as Exhibitor at Canadian Resort Conference Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX) has confirmed as an exhibitor for the upcoming Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) scheduled for September 23-24 in Toronto, Canada. RTX is a member-focused exchange company offering flexible exchange options to its over 60,000 members. RTX members have access to low exchange fees, the flexibility of split week reservations and the longest...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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