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2014-04-14 16:24:50

TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - ESC Corporate Services Ltd. has agreed to terms for the acquisition of the Quebec based corporate services division of D+H known as C.R.A.C. (Corporate Research and Analysis Centre). The purchase includes the departments fulfilling incorporation services, trademarks and corporate accessories. The transaction is expected to close in May. "C.R.A.C. and ESC have been trading partners supporting our respective legal customers across Canada for many...

2014-04-14 16:22:00

JERSEY, Channel Islands, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Horizon Petroleum plc (the "Company") (TSXV: HPL), announces the results of its annual general meeting of its shareholders held April 11, 2014, including: 1. re-appointment of Peter Clutterbuck, Yogeshwar Sharma and Read Taylor as directors of the Company; 2. re-appointment of KPMG LLP, chartered accountants, as auditors for the ensuing fiscal year; 3. the Company's 10% rolling stock option plan was ratified and...

2014-04-14 16:21:09

Chief Operating Officer Donald Romano to assume role of President and CEO on May 1 MARKHAM, ON, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - After 28 years with Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. and serving as its President and CEO since 2002, Steve Kelleher has elected to retire on April 30. Under Mr. Kelleher's guidance, the Hyundai brand has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth and is now one of the dominant players in the Canadian automotive industry. Over the past 10 years in particular, the company's...

2014-04-14 12:36:39

OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue: Many Sham el-Nessim celebrations include a traditional family meal. Certain salted fish products like fesikh, a traditional dish in the Egyptian community, represent an increased risk of botulism because of the way they are prepared. The fish used to make these salted fish dishes are not gutted before the ripening and salting process. This provides an opportunity for Clostridium botulinum bacteria that may be in the gut of the fish to grow...

2014-04-14 12:24:48

(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that it has reviewed the recently-filed agreements and documentation relating to the proposed alternative transaction that were publicly-disclosed for the first time on Friday April 11, 2014 by Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") and Yamana Gold Inc. ("Yamana"). Based on numerous questions received from Osisko shareholders trying to...

2014-04-14 12:24:42

CUT BANK, MT, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mountainview Energy Ltd. ("Mountainview" or "the Company") (TSXV: MVW) is pleased to announce significant 2013 year end reserve growth, highlighting success at the 12 Gage Three Forks play, for the year ended December 31, 2013. Selected reserve information is outlined below and should be read in conjunction with Mountainview's upcoming audited financial statements and related management discussion and analysis, which will be made...

2014-04-14 12:24:40

VANCOUVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gold Reach Resources Ltd. (GRV: TSX-V) (Gold Reach and/or the Company) is pleased to announce that Mr. Dwayne Melrose has joined the Gold Reach Board of Directors. Mr. Melrose is a Professional Geologist with over 30 years' experience in the mining industry, with extensive experience in exploration, advanced projects and development, and mine operations. Mr. Melrose is currently the President and CEO of True Gold Mining a company he has been...

2014-04-14 12:23:00

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2cz3ql/large_diameter) has announced the addition of the "Large Diameter Plastic Pipes - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2cz3ql/large_diameter ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Large Diameter Plastic Pipes in...

2014-04-14 12:22:02

MARKHAM, ON and VICTORIA, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is collaborating with Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) on a three-year, multi-million dollar project to equip British Columbia with a monitoring and prediction system to respond to off-shore accidents, tsunamis and other natural disasters. The new "Smart Oceans BC" program will use marine sensors and data analysis to enhance environmental stewardship and public and marine safety along Canada's West...

2014-04-14 04:20:35

Bank's donation brings Canadian Blood Services another step closer to meeting growing demand for stem cells in Canada OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - A life-saving national public stem cell bank will soon become a reality thanks to a generous $300,000 donation from CIBC. The donation will support Canadian Blood Services' Campaign For All Canadians, helping to raise funds towards the establishment of a national public cord blood bank in Canada. The demand for blood stem cells in...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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