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2014-04-23 08:31:08

Ten scholarships of up to $5,000 now available, up from seven last year TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Crohn's and Colitis Canada and AbbVie are providing funding for more students living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through an increased number of AbbVie IBD scholarships. There are now ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 CAN available (up from 7 in 2013) to meet the increasing need for support of Canadian students living with these chronic diseases....

2014-04-23 08:25:33

Projects to Support Local Construction and Manufacturing Jobs BELMONT, Calif. and TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, announced today that it has closed on financing for two solar power plants to be built in Ontario, Canada. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is providing construction financing. The plants will provide employment for skilled manufacturing and construction workers in...

2014-04-23 08:25:01

TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Augusta Resource Corporation (TSX and NYSE MKT: AZC) ("Augusta" or the "Company") today provided an update on its strategic review process which continues to be robust. The Company also provided an update on permitting and project financing, with both processes advancing well and on track for completion in the second and third quarter of 2014, respectively. Augusta's President and CEO, Gil Clausen, said, "Augusta and its advisors are actively...

2014-04-23 08:22:15

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Red is for love, pink for gratitude and white for purity. After one of the coldest, longest winters in recent memory, Canada Post celebrates the warmer weather and the symbolic rose with the annual issue of the floral stamp series. One of Canada Post's most popular series, these springtime stamp issues are prized by brides-to-be and gardening enthusiasts. The two Permanent(TM) rate stamps each feature a spectacular rose: one has the velvety red hybrid...

2014-04-23 08:21:21

- Diluted EPS of $1.71 increases 5.6 percent over first-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported first-quarter 2014 net earnings of $595 million, or $1.71 per share on a diluted basis, compared to 2013 first-quarter net earnings of $571 million, or $1.62 per diluted share. First-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.3 billion. Margins Company-wide operating margins for the first quarter of 2014 were 11.9 percent, a 50 basis points...

2014-04-22 23:17:12

Therapure Biopharma Inc. announced today that it has been recognized for the Best Company for Innovation & Leadership – Biologics – Canada at the IAIR (International Alternative Investment Review) Awards ceremony in New York City on April 15, 2014. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Therapure Biopharma Inc. announced today that it has been recognized for the Best Company for Innovation & Leadership – Biologics – Canada at the IAIR (International Alternative Investment...

2014-04-22 23:15:19

A recent report in the UK entitled “Climate Control: Brainwashing in Schools” has caused a stir with UK Education Secretary Michael Gove stating publicly that school heads are breaking the law if they are teaching an eco-agenda ideology. Meanwhile the Wall Street Journal recently reported that climate change has conquered campus, and no wonder, since environment, climate change and global warming has formed an integrated curriculum (EIC) across most US states (and much of Canada) for...

2014-04-22 23:12:33

Branham300 ranks Crawford Technologies as one of Canada's leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Companies. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 For the third consecutive year, Crawford Technologies has been recognized today as one of Canada’s top Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies in the annual Branham300 listing. For 21 years, the Branham300 has highlighted the top Canadian and Multinational ICT companies operating in Canada, as ranked by...

2014-04-22 23:09:57

Recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute, eXplorance is named as part of a prestigious list of the “Best Workplaces in Canada” for creating a culture of continuous improvement. Montreal (QC) (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 eXplorance, the leading provider of Learning Experience Management (LEM) solutions, announces today that it has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work® Institute of Canada. eXplorance ranks 39th among the Medium...

2014-04-22 23:04:22

PhoneGala.com, Canada’s leading online retailer offering accessories for tablets, mobiles, and laptops has announced that they have incorporated a number of new mobile accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S5, one of the latest Android phones in the market today. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Building on the previous success of their campaign announcing the launch of accessories for the iPhone and the iPad online, Canada based online store Phonegala.com has added several mobile...


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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