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2014-08-19 08:23:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flexible AC Transmission (FACT) Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexible AC Transmission (FACT) Systems in US$ Million by the following Compensation Types: Variable Compensation, and Fixed Compensation. The North American market (comprising of United States and...

2014-08-19 08:20:54

New Dodge Journey models coming to Calgary area AIRDRIE, Alberta, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Identifying a valuable vehicle for daily travel is one of the most significant decisions a family can make. As Canada's top-selling crossover, Dodge Journey leaves no question as to which vehicle the country has chosen to trust in support of daily family activities. Available in the upcoming weeks, the 2015 Dodge Journey is arriving at Airdrie Dodge to continue its role as Canada's...

2014-08-18 23:09:40

Friends of Science Society has sent a letter to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) asking them to review the ethics of the Stephan Lewandowsky paper “NASA Faked the Moon Landing…” published in Psychological Science journal, stating that paper violates ethical and empirical standards. Friends of Science also note that the journal is “the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology” but the data base in the Lewandowsky et al (2013) paper did not include a single blog that...

2014-08-18 16:21:45

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (OTCQX: GFPMF) ("Gale Force" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its 50% working interest in the Thunder Properties in South Texas, to the other owner of the properties (the "Buyer"), for $550,000 cash and the restructuring of debts owed to Gale Force by Buyer. Recently, the Company also announced its intention to sell a majority stake in its Texas Reef properties, which...

2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-18 12:27:00

Share your messages of hope and inspiration ahead of this year's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading up to October's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is inviting Canadians to share messages of hope and inspiration to family and friends who have been touched by breast cancer on a dedicated "Wall of Hope" in CIBC branches across Canada. As the presenting sponsor, CIBC will...

2014-08-18 12:20:48

MONTREAL, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - JJ Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Cowen and Company 7(th) Annual Global Transportation & Aerospace/Defense Conference in Boston, MA, on Sept. 3, 2014, starting at 1.55 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Ruest will discuss how CN's focus on customer engagement and operational and service excellence is helping the company's customers compete better in their end markets...

2014-08-18 08:25:28

First chance at tickets for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, starting September 15 Tickets start at $20 at TORONTO2015.org/tickets TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - It's time to start planning where you want to be in the summer of 2015! Starting less than a month from today, nab your front-row seat to history when the best athletes from Canada and 40 other countries and territories come to compete at the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games. The Pan Am schedule for sport competitions and the Opening and...

2014-08-18 08:22:20

BELLEDUNE, NB, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today spoke of the important role Canada's marine ports play in supporting trade and economic growth in a speech to the 56(th) annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, hosted by the Belledune Port Authority. Building on this year's conference theme of 'Anchors Away', Minister Raitt highlighted the opportunities and challenges in global shipping for Canada's ports, while promoting...

2014-08-16 23:03:20

With Over 150 AndroGel Lawsuits Pending In The U.S., A Class Action Testosterone Therapy Lawsuit Has Been Filed In Canada Contending AbbVie Failed To Disclose The Health Risks Associated With The Testosterone Treatment Drug AndroGel Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 The product liability lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC have recently learned that a AndroGel class action lawsuit has been filed in London, Ontario, Canada (Court File No. 3704CP/14)...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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