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2014-04-21 23:03:28

In the five years to 2014, the Laboratory Testing Services industry has experienced robust growth; furthermore, the five years to 2019 are expected to be equally as productive for the industry, with revenue forecast to rise. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Laboratory Testing Services in Canada industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In the five years to 2014, the Laboratory Testing Services...

2014-04-21 12:23:59

HONG KONG, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME, "Shanda Games" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer, operator, and publisher in China, today announced that Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited ("Shanda Interactive"), the controlling shareholder of Shanda Games, has entered into a share purchase agreement with Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD, "Perfect World"), another leading online game developer and operator in China, for Perfect...

2014-04-21 12:23:14

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Ontario, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) has awarded more than $400,000 to 10 conservation projects as part of its 2014 Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. These projects support efforts towards continuous improvement in sustainable forest management and forest conservation throughout North America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76800 "The 2014 conservation grant recipients...

2014-04-21 12:23:01

(All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that it will not amend its offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko"). The offer will expire at 11:59 pm on April 22, 2014. "We stated from the beginning of this process that we would remain disciplined with respect to our offer to acquire Osisko, and our decision not to amend the...

2014-04-21 12:21:55

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The Chrysler Foundation to provide more than $20,000 in booster funds to help teams power up for FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis, Mo. -- The Chrysler Foundation's 2014 commitment to FIRST Robotics increases to $229,000 The Chrysler Foundation will award more than $20,000 in booster funding to 12 Michigan high school robotics teams that are heading to the 2014 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of...

2014-04-21 08:27:31

WINNIPEG, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PCL Construction is pleased to announce that the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg has received a 2014 Global Best Project Award from Engineering-News Record (ENR). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76230) "This new national museum is the kind of project that comes along once in a generation," said CMHR president and CEO Stuart Murray. "We were not merely constructing a building, but creating a work of...

2014-04-21 08:23:10

BEIJING, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a total of 30,326,005 class A ordinary shares of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) ("Shanda Games"), a leading online game developer, operator, and publisher in China. Pursuant to the share purchase agreement, the Company will...

2014-04-21 08:22:58

- Tasting titans Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung, and Claudio Aprile return as judges for Season 2 - - Canadian MasterChef hopefuls can now apply online at ctv.ca/masterchefcanada - - MASTERCHEF CANADA is Canada's #1 new reality series and most-watched Canadian series, winning its timeslot with an average audience of 1.7 million viewers - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1gMVkqw TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are hungry for more MASTERCHEF CANADA! CTV announced today...

2014-04-21 04:20:46

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting green building practices in its more than 4,400 restaurants, this Earth Day, Tim Hortons is announcing a new initiative to replace all existing lighting fixtures in restaurants across Canada and the United States with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting from Philips. The...

2014-04-20 20:20:35

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting green building practices in its more than 4,400 restaurants, this Earth Day, Tim Hortons is announcing a new initiative to replace all existing lighting fixtures in restaurants across Canada and the United States with energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lighting from Philips. The...


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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