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2014-10-21 08:42:50

Made-in-Canada solution helps reduce the risk of DDoS attacks and improves website and web application performance in the Canadian market TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today at SECTOR, Canada's IT security conference, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced the launch of D-Zone Anycast DNS (D-Zone), a new service that will help organizations reduce the impact of malicious attacks to their DNS (domain name system) infrastructure. CIRA's D-Zone is a...

2014-10-21 08:37:22

MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that Kentz Corporation, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has commenced work under its three-year Master Services Agreement for Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) construction services for Nexen Energy ULC ('Nexen') on the Base Plant Projects at their Long Lake facility. Kentz will provide its specialist E&I construction services over the three-year agreement; initially on the carbonyls...

2014-10-21 08:29:52

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at www.SendtoNews.com. High-resolution photos can be downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/lw544ow OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that three-time Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon (Brampton, Ont. now living in Whitehorse, Yukon) has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Dixon competed at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and...

2014-10-21 08:29:49

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ten years after breaking new ground by launching the world's first coloured circulation coin on October 21, 2004, the Royal Canadian Mint has continuously raised the bar on innovation within the minting industry by introducing new technologies and coinage solutions. "The Royal Canadian Mint is a great example of made-in-Canada innovation," said the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance and Minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint. "The Mint...

2014-10-21 08:28:20

MIRAMAR, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hytera America Inc. (Hytera), a leading developer and manufacturer of professional mobile radio communications equipment announced a distribution partnership with Cartel Communication Systems Inc. to support the demands of the industrial and commercial communications industry in Canada. With a focus on the needs of the Canadian wireless carriers, Cartel Communication Systems has developed a comprehensive line of quality solutions coupled...

2014-10-21 08:28:17

U.S. Introduction of Innovative Retail Engagement Tool Slated for November 1 Investor Sean St. John Leads in Significant Way TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailcommon, a Toronto based social shopping network, today announced it has raised $2 million in Series A financing. The company, which developed a revolutionary way for retailers to connect with their customers' mobile devices while they are actively shopping, also announced it will launch the Retailcommon services in...

2014-10-21 08:26:55

VANCOUVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - El Tigre Silver Corp. ("El Tigre" or the "Company") (TSXV: ELS) (Frankfurt: 5RT) (OTCQX: EGRTF) The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Wade Anderson to the newly created role of co-CEO. Mr. Anderson will share the position of co-CEO with El Tigre's current CEO and President, Stuart Ross. Mr. Anderson joined El Tigre as a Director in 2010. In his new role as co-CEO, Mr. Anderson's responsibilities will include oversight...

2014-10-21 08:26:18

Grant will support science-based efforts to improve fish stocks and ocean health in Peru and Canada WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Oceana announced that the Wyss Foundation will, over the next five years, provide up to $10 million in matching funds to help rebuild fisheries in Peru and Canada by supporting science-based policies that aim to both improve fishing and restore health to the world's oceans. Peru and Canada are two of the most important and productive...

2014-10-21 08:24:14

MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) will issue its third-quarter 2014 financial and operating results today, Oct. 21, 2014, at 4.01 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). CN's senior officers will review the results and the railway's outlook in a webcast/conference call starting at 4.30 p.m. EDT today. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, will lead the call. Parties in North America who wish to participate in or listen to the...

2014-10-21 08:21:38

Delivers strongest financial results in company's history CALGARY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced record Q3 2014 financial results. Net income in the third quarter rose to a record $400 million, or $2.31 per diluted share, from $324 million, or $1.84 per share, in the third quarter of 2013. This represents an increase of 26 percent in earnings per share year-over-year. THIRD-QUARTER 2014 RESULTS COMPARED WITH THIRD-QUARTER...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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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