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2014-10-25 12:20:18

The Honourable Julian Fantino reaffirms Government's commitment to Veterans and their families at annual meeting OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today paid tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force Association (RCAFA) at its annual meeting in Ottawa. The Minister thanked the Association for its outstanding contributions to Veterans, and reaffirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to strengthen support for Veterans and their...

2014-10-24 23:05:21

Business Listings for the 2015 Top Service Providers in Hamilton Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2015 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for the Hamilton Area. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year’s winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of Hamilton. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations through...

2014-10-24 23:04:44

In response to a growing number of younger women seeking to freeze their eggs, Olive Fertility Centre has created an information video on new egg freezing technology. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A recent study in the medical journal Lancet (4 October 2014) recommends that all women in their 20's or 30's should have the chance to freeze their egg in case they want a child later in life. In response to demands from their female employees, Facebook and Apple are now...

2014-10-24 20:21:01

Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd. Honoured With 2014 Small Business of the Year Award by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The team at Integrated Sustainability Consultants Ltd. (Integrated Sustainability) is pleased to announce that the Calgary Chamber of Commerce has awarded Integrated Sustainability the ATB Small Business of the Year Award for 2014. In a city known as the small business capital of Canada, the award is presented to the Calgary small...

2014-10-24 16:25:28

Long-time philanthropic partner provides largest-ever donation to hospital AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Akron Children's Hospital introduced its new medical building on the Akron campus, the Kay Jewelers Pavilion. The new building's name recognizes the continued support and recent $10 million philanthropic gift from Kay® Jewelers to the hospital's "Building on the Promise" capital campaign. The gift is the largest in Akron Children's history. Kay® Jewelers is...

2014-10-24 16:21:08

Improving the movement of Canadian imports and exports DELTA, BC, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta--Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today celebrated the completion of the new Roberts Bank Causeway Overpass, along with Cliff Stewart, Vice President of Infrastructure Delivery of Port Metro Vancouver (PMV). This major infrastructure project will improve...

2014-10-24 12:22:30

CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mr. Bart Demosky, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) will address two investor conferences in mid-November 2014: -- Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference on November 12 at 9.20 a.m. Eastern Time in Boston, MA -- Scotiabank Transportation & Aerospace Conference on November 13 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time in Toronto, ON CP will provide access to a live audio webcast of...

2014-10-24 08:29:05

Customers in 12 markets to benefit from new technology TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Rogers Communications announced that it is rolling out LTE-Advanced, the next evolution of wireless technology that combines its 700MHz and AWS spectrum, so customers can download and live stream video even faster on mobiles and tablets. Starting today Rogers customers in 12 cities will be the first customers in Canada to benefit from LTE-Advanced. "This new network technology allows us to...

2014-10-24 08:25:26

Even a modest increase in Canadians' movement would substantially reduce premature deaths, diminish prevalence of chronic diseases and boost economic growth OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - According to a report by The Conference Board of Canada, getting just 10 per cent of Canadian adults to sit less and move more would reduce Canada's health care costs by $2.6 billion and inject $7.5 billion into the Canadian economy by the year 2040. This report, Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of...

2014-10-24 08:24:28

Olympic Gold Medalist to mentor and cheer on Canada's athletes at 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Olympic gold medalist Mark Tewksbury has been named Honorary Coach of Special Olympics Team Canada, currently preparing to compete at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. A long-time supporter of the Special Olympics movement, Tewksbury currently serves on Special Olympics Canada's board of directors and is a...


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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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