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2015-03-31 16:34:59

TSX: SLWNYSE: SLW VANCOUVER, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Wheaton Corp.

2015-03-31 16:34:42

EDMONTON, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - All Weather Windows, Canada's largest privately owned window and door manufacturer, has achieved Platinum Club status with Canada's Best Managed Companies program

2015-03-31 16:31:34

Minister Ambrose unveils new action plan with concrete steps to address antimicrobial resistance in Canada, releases first ever integrated, national surveillance report and announces funding to

2015-03-31 16:30:47

TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The worldwide #1 bestselling Millennium series of novels, which was launched in Canada in 2008 with Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,

2015-03-31 16:22:58

CALGARY, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - WestJet President and CEO Gregg Saretsky today announced the resignation of Vito Culmone, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President, Finance, effective

2015-03-31 12:42:22

Voice over LTE technology gives customers access to high quality HD voice and video calls and faster call setup times VoLTE enabled LG G3 Vigor available today

2015-03-31 12:40:54

TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a leading North American technology solutions and managed services company, is excited to announce it has been named one of the world's top managed

2015-03-31 12:27:11

BURNABY, Canada, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising investments in tyre sector, favorable industrial environment coupled with increasing demand for specialty products

2015-03-31 12:26:41

Bringing life-threatening alerts immediately to Canadians to help them prepare for emergencies OAKVILLE, ON, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Disaster can strike with little to no notice

2015-03-31 12:22:55

MONTREAL, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its first-quarter 2015 financial and operating results on April 20, 2015, at 4.01 p.m.


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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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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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