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2014-09-29 08:23:50

Partners with Experienced West African Contractor AUMS TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. (ROG: TSX.V) ("Roxgold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has awarded the underground mining services contract (the "Contract") for its Yaramoko Gold Project in Burkina Faso to a subsidiary of African Underground Mining Services ("AUMS"). _____________________________________________________________________ |HIGHLIGHTS:...

2014-09-29 08:22:10

Aleris ready to supply aerospace plates to Bombardier CLEVELAND, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris announced today that its new rolling mill in Zhenjiang, China has attained qualification to supply aluminum aerospace plate to Bombardier Aerospace. The achievement of this milestone represents a significant step for Aleris towards supplying aluminum plate from its Zhenjiang mill for use in the production of various Bombardier aircraft....

2014-09-29 08:22:06

Employee-led fundraising delivered $1.36M in grants for 2014 OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks the beginning of a month-long fundraising effort by Canada Post and its employees to raise funds for the Community Foundation for Children. Funds raised through an annual in-store campaign, employee events and through sales of a special semi-postal stamp allow the Foundation to deliver grants to community-based organizations focused on programs and activities for children and...

2014-09-29 08:21:52

TROY, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it completed the sale of its Mascot operations in Canada and the United States to an entity that will operate under the name Mascot Industries LLC. All other Meritor brake and trailer axle remanufacturing operations, as well as Meritor's distribution business, are not affected by the sale and will continue to operate as usual. "The decision to sell Mascot was the best option for our customers...

2014-09-29 04:21:35

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today it received CE Mark approval from the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) of the Barostim neo System(TM) for the treatment of heart failure. The therapy is approved for use in heart failure patients having an ejection fraction <= 35% and a New York Heart Failure Classification of III without restriction on QRS duration, concomitant medical device treatment or presence of...

2014-09-28 23:00:13

DAE Wins 2014 CRDA Cornerstone Award Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world, has announced its winner of the 2nd annual Cornerstone Award. The award was presented to DAE, a worldwide vacation exchange provider at the Canadian Resort Conference in Toronto by Jon Zwickel, President & CEO of CRDA. This coveted award...

2014-09-28 16:21:44

Laughter Is The Best Medicine II event brought out Toronto's Most Generous Guests to Celebrate End of $60-million Private Sector Capital Campaign TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Last night, Toronto was treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II--a comedy gala that raised $2.5 million in support of Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH.) With Will Arnett as Master of Ceremonies, over 1400 guests...

2014-09-27 16:21:25

Helping to save and improve more lives through a nationally coordinated donor system CALGARY, Sept. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Following a tour of the Alberta Children's Hospital, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced today renewed federal support for Canadian Blood Services to continue the Government's joint efforts with provinces and territories to strengthen the organ and tissue donation and transplantation system across Canada. This support will help increase the public's...

2014-09-26 23:01:03

The North American interventional cardiology devices market study covers the surgical and diagnostic devices market for angioplasty, aneurysm repair, and deep vein thrombosis procedures. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-interventional-cardiology-peripheral-vascular-devices-market-138691746.html (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon (Plain/Old, Cutting),...

2014-09-26 23:00:18

CRDA Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has welcomed five new members to its board of directors at a meeting held during its annual Canadian Resort Conference, currently taking place in Toronto, Canada. The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world. The...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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