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2015-04-24 08:31:29

MONTREAL, April 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Mirego, leader in mobile strategies and solutions, is proud to be part of the making of three mobile app extensions for the all new Apple Watch.

2015-04-24 08:30:14

As well as results from its Pivotal Phase 3 C-EDGE Programme Evaluating Grazoprevir/Elbasvir Showing High Sustained Virologic Responses Across Broad Range of Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus

2015-04-24 08:28:37

TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - canfitpro, Canada's largest provider of fitness education, has opened its online voting for nominations for Fitness Professional of the Year award. The

2015-04-24 08:20:30

Stricter requirements to safeguard the communities along our railway lines OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Minister Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued an Emergency Directive

2015-04-23 23:01:41

BAASS Business Solutions Inc., a distinguished North American Sage ERP partner, is teaming up with AMR Group Limited.

2015-04-23 23:01:04

The innovative daily deal website recently launched a new mobile application, compatible with all Android and iPhone tablets and cell phones.

2015-04-23 20:20:51

Stricter requirements to safeguard the communities along our railway lines OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Minister Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued an Emergency Directive

2015-04-23 16:30:30

OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Health Canada is working with the Canadian manufacturers of prescription oral ibuprofen products to update the safety information regarding the risk of serious cardiovascular

2015-04-23 12:35:41

Minister Leitch congratulates recipients of 2015 Canadian Women in Communications and Technology Leadership Excellence Awards OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr.

2015-04-23 12:27:49

TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Indigo (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer is delighted to be named the top Canadian retail employer brand, number six overall,


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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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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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