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2014-09-17 16:22:20

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other wildlife, and partnering with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has won the SFI President's Award. DUC is demonstrating how to conserve wetlands while constructing resource roads, taking the initiative to promote the benefits of forest certification, encouraging community outreach, and providing valuable...

2014-09-17 12:29:11

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial Castings - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousands Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, & Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper...

2014-09-17 12:27:40

Government of Canada Invests in Quebec First Nations Health WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Wendake First Nation and the Government of Canada today announced the inauguration of Wendake's Marie-Paule Sioui-Vincent Health Centre. Health Canada provided $3.1 M to support the construction of the new health centre and the facility will be operated by the Wendake First Nation. The health centre is part of an integrated facility that enables the community to expand primary healthcare and...

2014-09-17 12:26:48

VANCOUVER, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Setting goals for a fitness program is very important, and is commonly seen on blogs on successful tips to weight loss. Fitness on the Go has been helping customers reach their fitness goals for 9 years, and has worked with over 6500 customers on an individual basis throughout Canada with their in home personal trainers. "We have had the chance to monitor why customers start exercising with a personal trainer, why they stop exercising, how long they...

2014-09-17 12:24:44

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Thrift Magic has paid a $250,000 penalty as part of a voluntary settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to correct its previous telemarketing practices. Thrift Magic collects used clothing donations from consumers and sells them to their thrift stores in Ontario and British Columbia. Acting on complaints submitted...

2014-09-17 12:22:52

LONDON, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LNG projects are among the largest and most challenging energy projects, requiring billions of dollars - and in some cases tens of billions of dollars - of investment. Few companies can afford to finance such projects from their balance sheets. So it has become common practice to use non-recourse or limited-recourse project financing. In a recent exclusive interview we spoke to Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ's Head of Project...

2014-09-17 08:32:03

Pusateri's to anchor new development OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - RioCan is set to break ground in June 2015 on the re-development of Oakville Place, led by the addition of a new Pusateri's Fine Foods. The opening of Pusateri's is part of a $30 million dollar renovation that RioCan Oakville Place will be commencing in spring 2015 and is scheduled to be complete late 2016. The addition of Pusateri's will enhance the sophisticated and first-class shopping experience the...

2014-09-17 08:31:05

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD) (OTCQX: SQIDF), a life sciences company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced that its common shares have been approved for trading in the United States on the OTCQX marketplace ("OTCQX"). Trading is expected to commence on September 17, 2014 on the OTCQX under the symbol SQIDF. The Company will continue to trade on the TSX...

2014-09-17 08:29:31

- Collaboration and license agreement allows the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to enhance its access to antibody drug conjugate technologies and to expand its oncology pipeline SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing antibody drug conjugates and bispecific antibodies, and the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as EMD Serono in the United States and...

2014-09-17 08:28:44

New Treatment Option Combining Protease Inhibitor and Boosting Agent Reduces the Number of Pills Required to Manage HIV TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. announced today that PREZCOBIX(TM) (darunavir/cobicistat), a once-daily, oral medication for the treatment of HIV infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents, is now available in Canada.(1) It is the first HIV treatment option available to patients that provides boosted darunavir in a single tablet. "We...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'