Latest Canada Stories

2014-07-23 08:27:41

-- Bell Mobility's world-leading broadband LTE mobile service coming to 52 additional communities in the 4 Atlantic provinces in 2014, more than 100 by the end of 2015 -- Consumers and business customers to benefit from the most powerful smartphones and mobile apps -- Bell will announce other regional LTE buildouts across Canada in coming months HALIFAX, July 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the 52 communities across New Brunswick,...

2014-07-23 08:24:40

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Glycerin - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Glycerin in Pounds by the following End-Use Applications: Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care, Food & Beverages, Tobacco, Polyether Polyols, Alkyd Resins, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive...

2014-07-23 08:23:29

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Aftermarket - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior and Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives, and Appearance...

2014-07-23 08:22:23

Tint World® will be hosting a grand opening event on July 26th, 2014 to celebrate the first franchise location to open in Canada. WESTON, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tint World® Franchise, the nation's leading Automotive Styling Center(TM), will be hosting a public grand opening event on July 26(th )2014, from 10AM to 1PM at its newest franchise location in Kingston, Ontario. The new location is easily accessible, located on 631 Fortune Crescent, Kingston, ON, K7P...

2014-07-23 04:20:55

- Olympic gold medallists Natalie and Meaghan complete the hat-trick by winning their third consecutive leg - - Next week: The competition extends abroad to Macau, China, as teams test their luck in the gambling capital of the world - To tweet this alert: http://bit.ly/1rnXdPf TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - In the first ever international leg of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, a slip-up in the Wan Chai Wet Market, deep in the heart of Hong Kong, led to the elimination of Toronto...

2014-07-22 20:21:12

Second-Quarter Highlights Include: HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Operating revenues and earnings from unconsolidated affiliates for this quarter totaled $1.62 billion, compared to $1.50 billion in the same quarter of the prior year and $1.59 billion in the first quarter of 2014. Net income from continuing operations was $65.7 million or $0.21 per diluted...

2014-07-22 12:35:23

Company Offers Full ITAD Services with Focus on Asset Refurbishing and Remarketing SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITRenew, Inc., an industry leader in IT asset disposition (ITAD) services and data sanitization software is celebrating the opening of a new, larger facility in Toronto, Canada. The new building is scheduled to open for business on August 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140108/SF42039LOGO "We are experiencing tremendous growth, both...

2014-07-22 12:29:29

The epitome of style, design and accessibility; created for everyone. TORONTO, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Making waves the world over, The Bradley timepiece gives users the power to touch time! The Bradley, created for people who are blind or partially sighted, makes it possible to discreetly tell time without everyone knowing you're checking the time. Now available in Canada only through Shop CNIB while supplies last. Named for an ex-naval officer and gold-medal Paralympian, The...

2014-07-22 12:28:16

Although Procedure Volume Expansion Is Faster Than Other Developed Markets, This Will Be Largely Offset By Price Declines, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the market for interventional cardiology (IC) devices in Canada will remain relatively stagnant at a value of around $80 million through 2022. This is despite the fact that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) volumes are growing...

2014-07-22 12:26:18

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Healthcare IT Integration Market by Products (Interface Engine, Medical Device Integration, Media Integration), Services (Implementation, Maintenance, Training), Applications (Hospitals, Radiology, Laboratory, Clinics, HIE) - Global Forecast to...

Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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