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2014-07-17 08:20:32

Purolator Logistics provides integrated services tailored to Canadian market TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Purolator announced today the launch of Purolator Logistics(TM) - a new solution that offers integrated logistics services to help customers improve overall supply chain efficiency, reduce distribution costs and improve speed to market. A complement to Purolator's current freight and courier transportation services, Purolator Logistics will provide customers with a one-stop...

2014-07-16 23:12:53

Stage2Data, Canada's Premier Cloud Solution Provider announced today that it has launched a free VMBak software download. The VMBak download features extensive functionality, backup speed and recovery accuracy that do not require users to master multiple software packages and settings. Oakville, ON (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Jeff Collier, CEO of Stage2Data announced today that his company is offering a highly valuable VMBak Software download. The download is available free of charge....

2014-07-16 23:01:00

The Firm is evaluating Testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems due to low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Health Canada has issued a regulatory alert in that country detailing the possible association between low testosterone therapy...

2014-07-16 16:22:40

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada's logo for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place in Los Angeles, California from July 25 to August 2, 2015. The official 2015 World Games Team Canada logo was created by long-time Special Olympics Canada partner and supporter, GREY Canada, and reflects the determination and athletic spirit of Special Olympics Canada's athletes. The logo,...

2014-07-16 16:22:09

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) today announced that it has delivered notice of termination of the Share Purchase Agreement dated January 22, 2014 among Search, Brasilis Kaduna Consultoria e Participações Ltda. and MS Marpin Consultoria e Participações Ltda. (the "Purchase Agreement") pursuant to which the Company had proposed to acquire the outstanding quotas of Mineração São Francisco de Assis Ltda. ("MSFA")....

2014-07-16 16:21:55

CALGARY, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - (ARX - TSX) ARC Resources Ltd. ("ARC") confirms that a dividend of $0.10 per share designated as an eligible dividend will be paid on August 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 31, 2014. The ex-dividend date is July 29, 2014. As at July 16, 2014 the trailing twelve-month payments to investors, including the July 15, 2014 payment, total $1.20 per share. ARC's shareholders may receive dividend payments in the form of cash or common shares...

2014-07-16 16:21:40

Alma, Ontario dairy farm recognized for their efforts during Dairy Farmers of Canada Annual General Meeting FREDERICTON, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce that Clovermead Farms, Inc. in Alma, Ontario, owned and operated by the Whale family, won the Dairy Farmers Sustainability Award, sponsored by DeLaval Canada. Clovermead Farms' philosophy is not just to take care of the land, but to improve it. The farm is a living example of...

2014-07-16 16:21:04

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ -The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed participants at the Women in Transportation Roundtable about the integral role that women play in Canada's transportation industry. Minister Raitt spoke to women from transportation-related industries in Atlantic Canada about the benefits of developing a sustainable, skilled workforce in the transportation sector, and the need for more women to be front and centre, at every level...

2014-07-16 12:22:53

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chiefs from the three Aboriginal peoples that have always occupied the waters and shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence called today for a moratorium on oil and gas development they say could endanger the region and infringe on their rights. Chiefs representing the Innu, Maliseet and Mi'gmaq Nations, whose communities straddle the borders of Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia gathered in Halifax to call on the federal and provincial...

2014-07-16 08:34:23

Moneris' Quarterly Spending Report shows Q2 consumer spending decreased by 0.32 per cent TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian consumer spending remained flat for the second consecutive quarter of 2014, according to the Quarterly Spending Report released by Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris"), Canada's largest credit and debit card processor. This is the first time Moneris has reported two consecutive flat quarters since issuing the reports in 2010. Moneris'...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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