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2014-04-17 23:02:40

360incentives receives validation for their cultural efforts in the form of a prestigious Great Place To Work award, winning the prize for number one best medium-sized company to work at in Canada. Whitby, Ontario (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 When Jason Atkins, CEO 360incentives set out to start his new business back in 2008, he established one simple principle to guide the way. “I thought about everything that people do in their work, and in their lives – what they work for, really. I...

2014-04-17 23:02:04

Rankings Follow a List of Recent Accolades for Toronto-based Software Pioneer Toronto (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Intelex was recognized as one of Canada’s top workplaces for the third consecutive year on the annual list of Canada's 50 Best Workplaces and received a special award as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women at an exclusive ceremony, held Wednesday. Compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute, this list will appear in a special national report released in...

2014-04-17 23:00:39

Police Officers, Firefighters, Former US Marine and Former Pro Hockey player among males to participate in Toronto YogaFit class. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On Thursday April 24, GoodLife Fitness, Canada’s largest fitness company and YogaFit, the world-wide leader in Yoga education, will celebrate the expansion of their national partnership with a special master-class, at 137 Yonge Street GoodLife Fitness, led by YogaFit creator Beth Shaw. Keeping with YogaFit’s...

2014-04-17 20:22:49

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4xhz6/industrial ) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Thermal Insulation - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4xhz6/industrial ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial...

2014-04-17 16:26:40

Governments Agree on Cooperative Actions to Help Protect the Health and Safety of Citizens OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Regional Minister for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Spruce Grove, is wrapping up a week of meetings in China focussed on exchanging information, sharing best practices and strengthening collaborative actions on shared health priorities. While in China, the Minister has highlighted...

2014-04-17 12:27:09

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Software Defined Radios Market (Defense, Commercial & Homeland Security) - Forecast Analysis to 2014 - 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/software_defined_radios_market_defense_commercial_homeland_security_forecast_analysis_2014_2020.htmlThe report provides information about the application of SDRs in defense, commercial, and homeland security segment....

2014-04-17 12:26:02

New Workopolis report reveals greater employee turnover, multiple career paths, and tips for breaking through the 11-second resume scan TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are spending less and less time in their jobs, with only 30 per cent staying at any one job for more than four years, compared to 60 per cent in 2002, according to the latest THINKOPOLIS report from Workopolis. In addition to shorter tenure times we're also changing jobs more frequently; 48 per cent of...

2014-04-17 12:20:46

Voted among top ten large and multinational companies for third consecutive year MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada announced today that it has been ranked one of the top ten "Best Workplaces in Canada" by the Great Place to Work(®) Institute for the third consecutive year, ranking number five in the "Large & Multinational Companies" category. A complete list, and related stories, was released today in a special edition...

2014-04-17 08:32:25

VANCOUVER, CALGARY, TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Rogers customers can now access the internet and stream video deep into buildings, basements and elevators thanks to the launch of 700 MHz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto communities earlier today. Consumer demand for mobile video is exploding with video consumption on smartphones and tablets growing by more than 700 per cent in the past three years.(1) A recent study shows three out of four Canadians stream a...

2014-04-17 08:30:02

Cowboy Charcoal products now available at Target and The Home Depot across Canada STOCKTON, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cowboy Charcoal, maker of top selling natural hardwood lump charcoal, chips and chunks, announced today the availability of its premium products at Target and The Home Depot Stores across Canada. Effective immediately, Cowboy Charcoal's 4kg bag of hardwood lump charcoal is available for $8.99 (MSRP). Its 180cu bags of Hickory, Mesquite or Apple Wood Chips...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

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...

Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
2013-10-03 09:18:30

The Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) is a shorebird of small size. It measures 18 to 20 centimeters long. In addition with its sister species, the Common Sandpiper, they make up the genus Actitis. They replace each other geographically; stray birds may settle with breeders of the other species and hybridize. Their breeding habitat is close by fresh water across most of Canada and the United States. They migrate to the southern United States and South America, and are very rare...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

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