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2014-10-22 23:11:56

Stage2Data, Canada's premier cloud solution provider, will educate and inform IBAO delegates on the importance of data security, disaster recovery and staying compliant during IBAO 2014 Convention Lunch Series. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The 94th Annual Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) Convention is taking place in Ottawa from October 22–24, 2014 and Affinity Partner Stage2Data has been scheduled to speak to delegates about data security, disaster...

2014-10-22 23:06:58

evolvingENERGY comes to Toronto, October 28-30, 2014 Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is bringing together district energy practitioners from across North America for the evolvingENERGY conference in Toronto October 28-30, providing a platform for dialogue across the Canadian district energy industry and exploring the evolution of community energy systems. The conference will focus on the issues pertinent to the district energy...

2014-10-22 23:05:20

Business Listings for the 2015 Top Service Providers in Northern Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2015 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for Northern Alberta. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year’s winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of Northern Alberta. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and...

2014-10-22 20:22:32

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Wheelchair Basketball Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulate legendary wheelchair basketball bench boss Tim Frick who today became the first Paralympic coach ever to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The 2014 Induction Celebrations were presented by Canadian Tire at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. As head coach of the Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team from 1990 to 2009, Frick, of Pender Island,...

2014-10-22 16:32:27

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. The company reported revenue from continuing operations of $613.4 million in the third quarter of 2014, a 7 percent increase from the third quarter of 2013 and a 8 percent increase in local currency. Local currency fluctuations against the U.S. Dollar negatively impacted the revenue by $5.6 million in the third quarter of 2014....

2014-10-22 16:31:32

EDMONTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2015 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for Northern Alberta. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year's winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of Northern Alberta. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations through the responses of thousands of consumers and...

2014-10-22 16:31:26

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cloud Computing Market in Canada 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Cloud computing is the use of computing resources that are delivered to customers with the help of internet technologies. When a company moves to a cloud-based service model it means that the company moves away from a traditional capital expenditure model to an operating...

2014-10-22 16:28:45

WINNIPEG and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) Third Quarter 2014 Financial October 28, 2014 Results Press Release --------------------- Conference Call and Webcast October 28, 2014 9:00 a.m. ET --------------------------- -------------------------- Hosted by Jay D. Miller, President and...

2014-10-22 16:23:58

TSX, NYSE: BXE CALGARY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE: BXE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve G. Toth as Vice President, Investor Relations effective October 23, 2014. Mr. Toth is a senior financial analyst and joins Bellatrix from a leading global wealth management and investment firm, where he most recently held the position of Director, Oil & Gas Equity Research Analyst. Prior thereto, Mr. Toth...

2014-10-22 12:29:40

WHITBY, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has received the prestigious HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 award. Ontario Shores is the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to receive this prestigious recognition. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations for having a completely paperless health information system which advances the use of patient data to ultimately improve process and...


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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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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