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2014-07-17 12:28:20

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Stand-up Pouches Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052069/Global-Stand-up-Pouches-Trends-Industry.html"Stand-up Pouches are among the newer forms of flexible packaging that offer numerous benefits in terms of their ease of use and portability, and concurrently enhance the shelves' visual effects and quality of the products. Stand-up Pouch is a type of form/fill/seal...

2014-07-17 12:26:13

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Coatings Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/98276/Global-Coatings-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Coatings in US$ Million and Thousand Gallons by the following Product Segments: Architectural Coatings (Exterior Solvent Based Architectural Coatings, Exterior Water Based Architectural Coatings, Interior Solvent Based Architectural...

2014-07-17 12:25:11

TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's performance in business investment per worker relative to its peers is sliding, led by dismal performances in Quebec and Ontario, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Capital Needed: Canada Needs More Robust Business Investment," authors Benjamin Dachis, William B.P. Robson and Nicholas Chesterley find that Canada, after several years of improved performance, is equipping its workers less well than countries like Australia and the...

2014-07-17 12:23:26

U.S. Places 13th Out of 16, Behind Australia, India, and South Korea. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Germany comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world's major economies, followed by Italy, the European Union as a whole, China, and France, according to the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). New to the rankings this year are four nations:...

2014-07-17 12:22:17

(TSX : ALC) ST. CATHARINES, ON, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Algoma Central Corporation ("Algoma" - www.algonet.com) is pleased to announce the arrival in Canada and the christening of its second Equinox Class bulk cargo vessel, the Algoma Harvester. The christening took place at Pier 26 South in Hamilton Harbour earlier today and was observed by an audience that included local dignitaries and members of the marine industry. Mrs. Kathy Baske, wife of Jim Baske, the President and CEO...

2014-07-17 12:21:52

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) Pacific takes industry lead ABBOTSFORD, BC, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The 2014 Aerospace, Defence & Security Expo (ADSE), Canada's only expo connected to a major airshow, brings key federal and provincial cabinet ministers, government officials, commercial and military aerospace industry experts, and defence- and security-industry leaders together for learning and networking opportunities August 7 and 8 at Tradex in...

2014-07-17 12:21:29

AURORA, ONTARIO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On Friday, August 8, 2014 Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) will announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Magna will hold its quarterly conference call on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The number to use for this call is 1-800-404-8174. Overseas callers should use 1-416-981-9093. Please call in at least 10 minutes prior to start time. The conference call will be...

2014-07-17 08:31:42

OTTAWA, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Heritage Canada The National Trust has released its Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists drawing attention to historic places in Canada either threatened with demolition or already lost as part of its mission to raise awareness of the value that historic places bring to quality of life, local identity and cultural vitality. The Endangered Places List, compiled from nominations received and from news items The National Trust has been following...

2014-07-17 08:29:34

"Speaking Up" is Vital, Given the Significant Impact of the Disease on Women WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that Maria Davis - a music industry promoter and HIV advocate - and Positive Women's Network - USA (PWN-USA) - are joining its national HIV education campaign, I Design. The awareness campaign will help inspire and motivate women living with HIV to "vocalize" how they...

2014-07-17 08:21:03

Delivers strongest financial results in company's history CALGARY, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced record Q2 2014 financial results. Reported net income in the second quarter was $371 million, or $2.11 per diluted share, versus $252 million, or $1.43 per share, in the second quarter of 2013. This represents a 48 per cent year-over-year improvement in earnings per share. SECOND-QUARTER 2014 RESULTS COMPARED...


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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