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2014-07-18 23:00:41

The Skypatrol Defender 2.0 CDMA GPS system provides the broadest and most dependable North American coverage through its Verizon partnership which was announced in January. Verizon partners in Mexico and Canada make coverage seamless across borders. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Skypatrol confirmed today that their partnership with Verizon Wireless allows its GPS tracking devices to operate seamlessly across borders in North America. Key partners in Mexico and Canada support the...

2014-07-18 16:24:01

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-07-18 16:23:11

Building on achievements and exploring new ways to find a cure for HIV/AIDS OTTAWA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Melbourne next week at the 20(th) International AIDS Conference. Canada is making many significant contributions in the areas of testing and treatment guidance; vaccine development and research; and international partnerships to combat this deadly disease. The Conference is an opportunity for Canada to further...

2014-07-18 12:23:45

Organizations Celebrate Early Success of National "Canadian Tire Jumpstart Get in the Game!" Pilot Program TORONTO, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Since July 2013, 4,457 children from priority neighbourhoods across Canada have been given a sporting chance thanks to "Canadian Tire Jumpstart Get in the Game!" - a pilot program launched by Jumpstart Charities and Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGCC) that aims to remove the financial barriers keeping many kids from participating in organized...

2014-07-18 12:23:26

TORONTO, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Simon & Schuster Canada is delighted to announce that Andrew Pyper's THE DEMONOLOGIST has won the 2014 ITW Thriller Award for Best Hardcover Novel! The International Thriller Writers celebrated their 10(th) anniversary at this year's ThrillerFest IX held in New York City, and presented their ninth annual Thriller Awards on the evening of July 12, 2014, to recognize the best books published in the thriller genre in 2013. Andrew Pyper's THE...

2014-07-18 08:25:37

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Active Energy Group Plc (AIM:AEG), the London Stock Exchange AIM-listed international supplier of industrial wood chip, timber products and forestry management services, announces that it has entered into an important new joint venture agreement to exclusively commercialise in excess of 100,000 hectares (c.250,000 acres) of mature forestry assets in Alberta, Western Canada, which are expected to yield more than 20 million m(3) of commercial standing...

2014-07-18 08:21:49

ALBANY, New York, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on Unwrought Nickel Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on Unwrought Nickel Markets in Americas to 2018 [http://www.researchmoz.us/unwrought-nickel-markets-in-americas-to-2018-market-size-trends-and-forecasts-report.html ] . This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data...

2014-07-17 23:09:38

topseos-canada.com has named Boostability as the top local SEO agency in Canada for the month of July 2014. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 topseos-canada.com has named Boostability the best local search marketing service in Canada for July 2014. Boostability was selected due to their effective performance in the genuine evaluation process. While there are thousands of companies competing to be the best, the rankings consist of only the 10 best companies offering a variety of search marketing...

2014-07-17 20:23:49

LISTOWEL, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158(th) Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100(th) anniversary of the First World War as well as the 100(th) anniversary of the Listowel Agricultural Hall, was also attended by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence. Formerly named the Armouries, the Listowel...

2014-07-17 20:22:07

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Traditional Incandescent Bulbs Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1921271/Global-Traditional-Incandescent-Bulbs-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Traditional Incandescent Bulbs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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