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2014-04-17 08:32:25

VANCOUVER, CALGARY, TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rogers customers can now access the internet and stream video deep into buildings, basements and elevators thanks to the launch of 700 MHz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto communities earlier today. Consumer demand for mobile video is exploding with video consumption on smartphones and tablets growing by more than 700 per cent in the past three years.(1) A recent study shows three out of four Canadians stream a...

2014-04-17 08:30:02

Cowboy Charcoal products now available at Target and The Home Depot across Canada STOCKTON, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowboy Charcoal, maker of top selling natural hardwood lump charcoal, chips and chunks, announced today the availability of its premium products at Target and The Home Depot Stores across Canada. Effective immediately, Cowboy Charcoal's 4kg bag of hardwood lump charcoal is available for $8.99 (MSRP). Its 180cu bags of Hickory, Mesquite or Apple Wood Chips...

2014-04-17 08:28:18

Women's Retailer Launches Its Fourth Annual Campaign to Boost Awareness and Raise Funds For Local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc., and its family of brands - Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma, and Boston Proper - announce the launch of its fourth May is For Miracles campaign, a multi-faceted program to raise funds for the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) across the United States and...

2014-04-17 08:24:01

CALGARY, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce that for a fifth consecutive year, it has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada and France. Vermilion was also recognized as a Best Workplace in the Netherlands in 2014, the first year its Netherlands operations have been eligible for ranking. In Canada, Vermilion was ranked 5(th) Best Workplace in its category for 2014. More than 300 Canadian companies...

2014-04-16 23:08:50

Provides Employers and Educators with Roadmap for Training Qualified Workforce Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) today outlined a new National Occupational Standard (NOS) for Industry Trainers that provides practical guidance for businesses, educators, trainers and job seekers for working within the Electricity Industry. The standard will help to unify the Canadian electrical and renewable energy sector by identifying the skills, knowledge...

2014-04-16 23:07:15

Abstract submission is now open for The Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition, to be held 19-22 October 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The meeting continues GSA’s 126-year tradition of excellence for scientific exchange, education, professional growth, and networking. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Abstract submission is now open for The Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition,...

2014-04-16 23:04:56

Business listings of the 2014 Top Service Providers in Southern Alberta. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2014 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for the Southern Alberta Area. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year’s winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of Southern Alberta. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations...

2014-04-16 20:24:45

HALIFAX, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant Inc. ("Bell Aliant") (TSX: BA) is pleased to announce that Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership ("Bell Aliant LP") has agreed to sell, on an agency basis, an aggregate of $150 million principal amount of floating rate notes (the "Notes") to mature on April 22, 2016. The Notes carry a coupon equal to the 3 month Bankers' Acceptance (CDOR) rate plus 0.53 per cent to be set quarterly on January 22, April 22, July 22, and...

2014-04-16 20:22:53

BURNABY, BC, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Welichem Biotech Inc. (the "Company") (TSX-V: WBI) has become aware, through the filing on SEDAR on April 15, 2014 of a take-over bid circular dated April 11, 2014, that LJ Resources Co., Ltd. ("LJ"), is making an unsolicited formal offer to purchase all of the outstanding Common shares of the Company at a price of $0.15 per Common share (the "Offer"). The Company notes the last reported closing price for the Common shares on the TSX Venture...

2014-04-16 20:22:09

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Team Canada Boston Marathon Brunch is pleased to announce 2013 marathon record holder Lanni Marchant will be dining with her fellow Canucks' to provide last-minute training advice, photos and autographs for all attendees. Ms. Marchant broke the 28 year old women's marathon record last fall at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, catapulting her quickly among the all-time great endurance athletes in Canadian Sports history. "I am really...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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