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2014-09-25 23:04:45

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Canada Wealth Report 2014” report to its research database. The report covers high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Canada. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 This report reviews the performance and asset allocations of HNWIs and Ultra-HNWIs in Canada. It also includes an evaluation of the local wealth management market. Key highlights There were 426,252 HNWIs in Canada in 2013. These HNWIs held US$1.64 trillion...

2014-09-25 20:21:40

In the news release, "New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver", issued 25-Sep-2014 by Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association over CNW, the company advises that a paragraph should have been omitted. The complete, corrected release follows: New study shows need in rural Canada for financial services which Canada Post could deliver OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already...

2014-09-25 16:27:52

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is opening up nominations for its annual Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth, as part of its continuing effort to encourage more Aboriginal workers to consider a career in the forest sector. The award will honour a First Nations, Metis or Inuit individual with strong academic standing who is committed to their field of study and to a job in the forest sector. The $2,500 award is targeted at youth from 18...

2014-09-25 16:26:49

Will Arnett returns to emcee the event and available for red carpet interviews TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - One of North America's leading community teaching hospitals -- Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) -- is once again writing the city its funniest prescription with its second comedy gala, Laughter Is The Best Medicine II, on September 27, 2014 at the Allstream Centre (Automotive Building, Exhibition Place.) More than 1,400 gala guests anticipate being in stitches at the...

2014-09-25 16:24:11

Important Additions Also Feature JBL M2 Monitors TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deluxe Toronto Ltd.--a division of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., global supplier of a broad range of services and technologies to the entertainment industry--today announced a major upgrade of its mixing rooms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148441 Improvements include the introduction of Dolby Atmos® technology to Mix 1--Canada's largest film mixing stage. Among...

2014-09-25 16:23:58

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) has appointed a new Curator of Canadian Art, Katerina Atanassova, a respected curator, art historian and museum administrator specializing in historic and contemporary Canadian art. Atanassova is currently Director of Exhibitions and Chief Curator at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario. She will take up her position at the National Gallery on December 1(st), 2014. "We are excited to...

2014-09-25 16:20:55

SASKATOON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today CN's capacity to invest in continued improvements in rail transportation to support Saskatchewan's thriving economy requires a sound, commercially-driven regulatory regime. Mongeau, speaking to the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce, said Saskatchewan's economy is booming - the province's real gross domestic product is expected to grow much faster...

2014-09-25 12:33:23

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humane Farm Animal Care, (HFAC) the leading international non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that consumers in Brazil and Peru can now find Certified Humane® products in their supermarkets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130913/MM79477LOGO The increased presence of Certified Humane® products in supermarkets in the US, Canada, Brazil and Peru has led to...

2014-09-25 12:27:39

OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post launched a 5-point plan in December 2013 which has already resulted in: -- increased rates, -- closing down more public post offices, -- reducing services in rural and urban post offices, making them less convenient while promoting franchises, -- starting the shut down of home delivery, -- and is on track to eliminate over 8,000 good rural and urban jobs The Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association's new...

2014-09-25 12:26:30

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released information on the telecommunications sector from the 2014 Communications Monitoring Report. The report shows that more and more Canadians are adopting smartphones and tablets. Over 62% of the population owns one of these devices, and 39% of Canadians use tablets - an increase from 2012, when the percentages were 51% and 26%, respectively. In 2013, 90% of...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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