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2014-10-27 16:22:45

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As the Quebec government turns its attention to the development of a new energy strategy and the optimal future mix of cost-effective and non-emitting renewable electricity Quebec should seek to pursue, climate change is again capturing headlines. Today, the need to explore and implement technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions like wind energy has never been more vital. These topics were the focus of discussion this afternoon as the...

2014-10-27 16:21:35

Leveraging technology developed and delivered for Canada's Maritime Helicopter Project, the updated Peruvian Seasprite helicopters will provide enhanced surveillance and search and rescue capabilities. OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade four SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters with an integrated mission system to enhance the operational capability of the Peruvian Navy and its ability to meet the...

2014-10-27 16:21:31

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 5.175 million of its common shares pursuant to private agreements between CN and an arm's-length third-party seller. The purchases will form part of CN's repurchase program for up to 28 million shares announced on Oct. 21, 2014. Such purchases will be made pursuant and subject to the terms of an issuer bid exemption order issued by the Ontario Securities...

2014-10-27 12:26:06

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just over a third of Canadians either regularly purchase certified organic foods and beverages or seek out "all-natural" foods and beverages, according to survey data published by market research firm Packaged Facts. The Canadian organic and natural foods and beverages market managed an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 9% between 2009 and 2013, well above the annual growth rate of 3% seen for all retail food...

2014-10-27 12:24:33

BURNABY, Canada, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing use of Naphthalene in Textile Products and Increasing Focus of Major Industry Players Towards Expanding Production Base to Drive Naphthalene Market in India According to the recently published report by TechSci Research, "India Naphthalene Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/3085 ]", naphthalene market in India is expected to register double digit increase at an estimated...

2014-10-27 12:21:27

BURNABY, Canada, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing growth in infrastructure, growing religious tourism and increasing government focus on non-oil sectors to drive commercial vehicles market in Saudi Arabia through 2019 Saudi Arabia is poised to witness continuing demand for commercial vehicles due to robust growth in the country's infrastructure projects coupled with import of buses by the country to address the growing transportation requirements for Hajj and...

2014-10-27 08:25:54

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Look inside Thursday's Globe and Mail for the Fall 2014 issue of Corporate Knights, the award-winning magazine for clean capitalism.* Copies can also be purchased at newsstands across Canada and the United States, including all Chapters, Indigo and Barnes & Noble bookstores, and digitally through the App Store and Amazon.com. "Our fall issue includes our annual ranking of the world's most environmentally and socially responsible MBA programs, a...

2014-10-26 16:20:48

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The CBC is saddened to announce its relationship with Jian Ghomeshi has come to an end. This decision was not made without serious deliberation and careful consideration. Jian has made an immense contribution to the CBC and we wish him well. SOURCE CBC Communications

2014-10-25 12:20:18

The Honourable Julian Fantino reaffirms Government's commitment to Veterans and their families at annual meeting OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today paid tribute to the Royal Canadian Air Force Association (RCAFA) at its annual meeting in Ottawa. The Minister thanked the Association for its outstanding contributions to Veterans, and reaffirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to strengthen support for Veterans and their...

2014-10-24 23:05:21

Business Listings for the 2015 Top Service Providers in Hamilton Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2015 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for the Hamilton Area. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year’s winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of Hamilton. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations through...


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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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.