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2014-10-18 12:21:17

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada is warning Canadians of the serious risks to health associated with use of the unauthorized drug product Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), which was sold as a treatment for serious diseases such as cancer through the website www.buymms.biz. MMS contains sodium chlorite, which is a chemical used mainly as a textile bleaching agent and disinfectant and may pose serious risks to health if ingested. An alternate format of MMS, labelled as...

2014-10-18 08:21:21

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada will ship 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, beginning with its first shipment on Monday, October 20, 2014. The vaccine vials are being sent in three separate shipments, as a precautionary measure, due to the challenges in moving a vaccine that must kept at a very low temperature at all times. The Public Health Agency of Canada is supplying the vaccine to the WHO in its role as...

2014-10-17 20:22:01

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Further to a September 30, 2014 communication restricting imports of health products from three sites in India, Health Canada is today providing an update on measures it is taking so that Canadians can have access to affected medically necessary products. An initial list of medically necessary products affected by the import restriction from Apotex Pharmachem India Pvt Ltd (APIPL), Apotex Research Private Limited (ARPL), and IPCA Laboratories was identified and...

2014-10-17 12:27:27

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Until 8 March 2015, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) presents Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014. The exhibition highlights a selection of recent acquisitions to the NGC's Canadian Contemporary, Indigenous and Photography holdings. It showcases some of the best and most innovative works being made today in a variety - and often combination of - media, from video and film to drawing and painting, photography to sculpture and installation. Shine a...

2014-10-17 12:24:31

OTTAWA, Canada, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Arctic fisheries management plan announced by Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq that will protect more than 800,000 square kilometres in Canada's Beaufort Sea from large-scale commercial fishing and ensure a sustainable resource for local communities was praised today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152709 The Beaufort Sea Integrated Fisheries Management Framework, which...

2014-10-17 12:21:44

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed Toronto business leaders to highlight the steps being taken by the Government of Canada to ensure Canada's transportation network is adapting and modernizing in order to support global trade now and in the years ahead. Speaking to the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Minister Raitt outlined the important investments made in strategic rail, road, port, and air facilities, through the Asia-Pacific...

2014-10-17 08:29:06

Appointment part of Rogers 3.0 strategy to accelerate growth in the business market Kawale brings more than 30 years of domestic and international experience in technology sector TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Guy Laurence, Rogers President and Chief Executive Officer, today announced the appointment of Nitin Kawale to President, Enterprise Business Unit effective December 1. The appointment follows the recent unveiling of Rogers 3.0, a new, multi-year strategy that includes better...

2014-10-16 23:05:16

The dollar is expected to appreciate at a slower rate than the US dollar, making this industry's products more price-competitive with US technical and home furnishing textiles. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Textile Mills industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Textile Mills industry has continued its decades-long decline over the past five years. The Great Recession and ensuing slow...

2014-10-16 23:00:20

Industry manufacturers, which are typically small- to mid-sized enterprises, will find it difficult to match the research and development (R&D) spending of multinational competitors. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing industry...

2014-10-16 20:30:09

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Packaging Machinery in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Aseptic Packaging Machinery, Blister Packaging Machinery, Bottles Cleaning/Drying Machinery, Bottling and Canning Machinery, Cartoning/Case Forming Machinery, Coding/Marking/Labeling Machinery, Flexible Packaging Machinery (Form-Fill-Seal Machinery, & Pouching Machinery), Laminating, Delaminating Machinery, Palletizing...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.