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2014-04-09 23:29:42

The independent authority on search marketing vendors in Canada, topseos-canada.com, has released Higher Visibility as the best landing page optimization agency in Canada for April 2014. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 topseos-canada.com, the independent authority on search marketing, has promoted the listings of the best landing page optimization companies in Canada announcing Higher Visibility the best landing page optimization firm for April 2014. Search marketing companies are placed through a...

2014-04-09 23:24:15

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces new technical resource that examines silicone-EPDM blends and differences between sponge rubber and foam rubber. Compound Selection: Blended Materials and Distinctive Polymers is downloadable e-book that helps seal designers and technical buyers to select the right rubber materials for industrial and commercial applications. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Elasto Proxy, supplier of custom seals...

2014-04-09 23:21:52

The Canadian Polar Commission today officially launched an iPhone application and mobile optimized website that delivers easy, one-stop access to a wide variety of information from across the spectrum of polar knowledge, from Canada and around the world. Purple Forge, a leader in providing mobile applications for associations and government-backed institutions, developed the application for the Canadian Polar Commission. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Canadian Polar Commission...

2014-04-09 16:26:09

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Further to a public communication issued April 5, 2014, Fresenius Medical Care is expanding its voluntary recall (see list below) to include additional lots of "NaturaLyte Sodium Bicarbonate Liquid Concentrate" in 6.4L and 8L volumes. The recall of this product is due to bacterial contamination. Health Canada will continue monitoring the recall and working with the company to help ensure patients and healthcare professionals are informed. Health...

2014-04-09 16:24:57

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum launched its commemoration of the centenary of the First World War today with two new exhibitions exploring the historic conflict through art. Transformations - A. Y. Jackson and Otto Dix andWitness - Canadian Art of the First World War, supported by National Presenting Sponsor TD Bank Group, are the first in a series of exhibitions and activities planned by the Canadian War Museum over the next five years to illuminate one of the...

2014-04-09 16:24:30

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law will call on officials to tie human rights obligations to Canada's proposed free trade agreement with Honduras during a committee appearance in Ottawa tomorrow, April 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. The Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement was signed by the current government on Nov. 5, 2013, but must be debated and voted upon by Parliament before it becomes...

2014-04-09 16:21:31

Intrusive re-regulation of railways alone will not increase rail volumes of grain, now or in the future WINNIPEG, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today Canada's grain handling and transportation system can only succeed in efficiently moving more grain to market if commercial incentives align the supply chain and if all supply chain participants are held accountable for their performance....

2014-04-09 12:33:20

GEOSYS to develop new innovative applications leveraging Tavant's expertise PLYMOUTH, Minn. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEOSYS Inc., the global leader in remote sensing for agriculture and Tavant Technologies, a global technology solutions company involved in some of the latest GEOSYS innovations, announced today a preferred partner agreement. The agreement recognizes the success both businesses have experienced working together on GEOSYS products; the...

2014-04-09 12:31:36

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada has seized the unauthorized drug, "L-Showm Weight Loss Pills", being sold at the U-Box store, located at 2809-4500 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC. Health Canada testing found that it contained an undisclosed ingredient, phenolphthalein. Phenolphthalein, which was previously used as a laxative, is no longer authorized for sale in Canada because it may cause cancer. Additional side-effects associated with phenolphthalein include...

2014-04-09 12:28:28

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Analyzing the Global Market for Consumer ElectronicsThe global economic rescission did not have much of an impact on the consumer electronics industry and the industry rebounded with good figures in the year 2010, followed by strong growth in 2011 and 2012. In recent years, the growth of the high tech industry has led to an increased demand of consumer electronics worldwide. The industry is...


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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