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2014-09-12 08:22:37

MILTON, ON, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - On the day that the Canadian Postal Service Charter opens up for review, representatives from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and other concerned groups are rallying at Minister Lisa Raitt's office in Milton to send a strong message to the federal Conservatives that they should be talking to the public about postal service. Over 10,000 signed "Make the Review Public" postcards were delivered to Raitt's office, calling for the government to...

2014-09-12 08:22:06

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145554 Atikokan Generating Station, which employs 70 full-time workers, burned its last coal two years ago, on Sept. 11, 2012. Conversion of the station...

2014-09-12 08:21:52

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With R&D spend in the oil and gas sector set to increase by 10% in 2015, the role of intellectual property management has become a significant source of risk and potential reward. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Alberta, where Canadian energy companies are filing four times more oil and gas technology patents than they did a decade ago, and the story is much the same across the entire North American region....

2014-09-11 23:06:48

Employees partnering with local community organizations to commemorate company’s Legacy of Service Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Celebrating its 125th anniversary, AmeriPride Services today announced that its branches across the U.S. and Canada will participate in a ‘Day of Service’ to give back to their local communities during the month of September. Employees will have the opportunity to spend all or part of their work day volunteering for a local organization or...

2014-09-11 23:06:47

Employees partnering with local community organizations to commemorate company’s legacy of service Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Canadian Linen and Uniform Service today announced that its branches across Canada will participate in a ‘Day of Service’ to give back to their local communities during the month of September. Employees will have the opportunity to spend all or part of their work day volunteering for a local organization or...

2014-09-11 23:06:35

Canada’s leading after-school math program proves the importance of a proprietary 4 element approach as the foundation for math knowledge and confidence for students. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Spirit of Math Schools is raising the standards in mathematics education with 1478 of their students placing on the National Honour Rolls this past school year. Year after year, the number of students on the National Honour Roll continues to grow. This year’s honour roll...

2014-09-11 23:05:01

Landlord Web Solutions (LWS), a leading online marketing, web design and data syndication service provider for the Canadian rental housing industry, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Sean Smith as an Investor and Strategic Partner. Thorold, ON (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Landlord Web Solutions (LWS), a leading online marketing, web design and data syndication service provider for the Canadian rental housing industry, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Sean Smith...

2014-09-11 23:04:41

For the first time in 10 years the Intelligent Community Forum will hold its annual Summit & Awards program outside of New York City, moving to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Waterfront Toronto and the new ICF Canada will co-host the event June 9 through June 11. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum today announced that it will hold its 2015 Summit & Awards program from June 9 through June 11 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This is the first time...

2014-09-11 20:21:34

CHALLENGE SPRINT PRO 2014 RESULTS http://rsstiming.com QUÉBEC, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canada's Cody Canning boldly attacked early in the Challenge Sprint Pro final to upset title holder Bryan Coquard of France while fast Australian Steele von Hoff was third ahead of another Canadian, Elliott Doyle. Coquard, winner on Grande Allee a year ago, and Von Hoff, impressive in the heats, started the final showdown as favourites but the Edmonton-born Canning was not impressed. The...

2014-09-11 20:20:55

CEO David Field presented at the exchange's Clean Technology Investor Day Conference SAN DIEGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), led the market opening of the Toronto Stock Venture Exchange (TSX) yesterday morning. The ceremony celebrated nearly six months since OneRoof Energy began trading common stock on the exchange March 13, 2014. Joined by other...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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