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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...

2014-09-26 16:23:29

Coordinated action to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, committed to continued efforts to strengthen global health security at the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) meeting in Washington, DC. The meeting brought Ministers and representatives from over 50 countries together at the White House to discuss future actions to ensure long-term global health security, and global...

2014-09-26 12:26:06

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - As a broad supporter of free trade, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today welcomed the signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. The sector will benefit from the eventual elimination of European tariffs on some wood panels such as particle board, oriented strand board and plywood of up to 10%. "The forest products industry has always relied on exports for its prosperity...

2014-09-26 12:25:48

BURNABY, Canada, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing HVAC Adoption in IT/ITeS Coupled with Growing Commercial Real Estate Sector to Drive HVAC Market in India During 2014-19 HVAC systems are becoming one of the key building blocks in modern infrastructure. These systems are found in almost all upcoming commercial as well as residential buildings. Rise in infrastructure, rapid urbanization and growth in commercial properties are some of the key factors fuelling...

2014-09-26 12:23:28

BURNABY, Canada, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research Announces New Publication Report on 'India FM Radio Industry Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' The history of radios dates back to the year 1923 when the Radio Club of Bombay started broadcasting programs in India. AIR (All India Radio) launched its first FM service from Madras to offer a wide range of audio programs to listeners with improved content and broadcast quality. Till 1999, India's FM...


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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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