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2014-08-13 20:21:07

(All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted) Stock Symbol: AEM (NYSE and TSX) TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM, TSX:AEM) ("Agnico Eagle") released updated mineral reserves and resources for its 50%-owned Canadian Malartic mine. Agnico Eagle and Yamana Gold Inc ("Yamana") each acquired a 50% interest in the mine as part of the joint acquisition of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko"), that was completed on June 16,...

2014-08-13 16:25:13

Updated August 13, 2014 This notice has been updated to include 4 additional cases and to communicate the closing of the investigation. OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Why you should take note ------------------------------ Since our last update, four additional cases have been reported in British Columbia (1), Ontario (2) and Quebec (1) as part of this investigation. These are not recent cases; the individuals became ill in June 2014. In total, 63 cases of...

2014-08-13 16:24:00

OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The three winners of the National Gallery of Canada's teen contest So You Want to Be an Artist? were announced today. First place goes to Kevin Nguyen, from Toronto, ON, for his artwork titled Woman - Age 47;second place goes to Frédérik Giguère, from Sherbrooke, QC, for his artworkLes vertiges berlinois [Berlin Vertigo]; and third place goes to Anna Weyant, from Calgary, AB, for her artwork entitled Isabelle. The winners were among the 15...

2014-08-13 16:22:53

TSX: SLW NYSE: SLW VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX:SLW) (NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. All figures are presented in United States dollars unless otherwise noted. SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS ------------------------------ -- Attributable silver equivalent production in Q2 2014 of 8.4 million ounces (6.3 million...

2014-08-13 12:23:32

TSX.V: SCZ VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:SCZ) (the "Company" or "Santacruz") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Byrd to the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective August 11, 2014. Mr. Byrd will report directly to the President and CEO of the Company, Mr. Arturo Préstamo. Mr. Byrd is a Mining Engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry and most recently served as the...

2014-08-13 12:21:30

MONTRÉAL, Aug.13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada announces two new products just in time for back-to-school. These new products are available for travelers aged 12-25 years old (and 26+ with ISIC card): the 20/20 Discount Card and the Unlimited Semester Pass. "We are pleased to introduce this new card and pass, as part of an important initiative to encourage young people to discover Canada with VIA Rail. Whether travelling between school and home, visiting friends or exploring new...

2014-08-13 08:31:24

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - KP Tissue Inc. ("KPT") (TSX: KPT) reports the Q2 2014 Financial and Operational Results of KPT and Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP): -- Revenue increased by 7.5% to $265.3 million in Q2 2014 compared to $246.8 million in Q2 2013 -- EBITDA of $29.0 million in Q2 2014 compared to $31.7 million in Q2 2013 -- TAD product sales continued to progress well, with EBITDA contribution of...

2014-08-13 08:26:37

Survey of Canadian CIOs Unveils Technology Trends Influencing the Evolution of the Workplace MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A recent IDC survey commissioned by Samsung Electronics Canada(1) found that technology trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), which reflect the growing use of personal tablets and smartphones in the workplace, is driving change for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and businesses across Canada. Of the CIOs surveyed, 58 per cent said the number...

2014-08-13 04:21:32

- Twin brothers Pierre and Michel use their Express Pass and win the sixth leg - - Next week: The Race goes international again as teams cross the Atlantic to Normandy, France and come face-to-face with Canadian history - - Fans can see exclusive extras including The Extended Mat Chat with Rex and Bob and more at CTV.ca/RaceExtras - To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1uLNulL TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - "The Gateway to the West" would be as far as Rex Harrington and his fiancé Bob Hope...

2014-08-13 00:21:16

Treatment may help ongoing outbreak response in West Africa OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada will donate doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada to the World Health Organization (WHO) in its role as an international coordinating body in responding to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The WHO will help to facilitate distribution 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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