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2015-04-17 08:22:09

Federal government to remain in the black despite weaker revenue outlook OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Plummeting oil prices are having a significant negative impact on the Canadian

2015-04-16 20:20:39

MONTREAL, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that locomotive engineers in Canada represented by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union have ratified

2015-04-16 20:20:16

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V)

2015-04-16 16:22:14

CALGARY, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - (ARX - TSX) ARC Resources Ltd.

2015-04-16 12:34:27

Bioenterprise opens a new office in the Maritimes in collaboration with Prince Edward Island ADAPT Council. GUELPH, ON, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Bioenterprise Corporation is pleased to

2015-04-16 12:30:33

TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) announced today that this year's 38(th)

2015-04-16 12:29:36

TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's senior governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets during the last decade, with spending overruns of $48 billion combined,

2015-04-16 12:25:50

VANCOUVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Michael Culbert, President & CEO of Progress Energy Canada Ltd and Pacific NorthWest LNG, today welcomed the announcement by the National Energy Board (NEB)

2015-04-16 12:22:39

MONTREAL, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today a multi-year program to invest approximately C$500 million in infrastructure improvements to its Western Canada


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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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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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