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2014-10-20 20:23:20

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CAPEX, OPEX, Production Forecasts; Opportunities for In Situ, Mining and Upgrading Companies Report DetailsThough oil sands projects are at the higher end of the cost spectrum of the oil & gas industry, the market fundamentals are currently strong enough to encourage significant levels of investment. The oil sands market will initially see high levels of capital expenditure as a wave of project currently under construction and approved are...

2014-10-20 20:23:09

Existing Infrastructure, Capex & Length Forecasts, Contract Analysis & Leading Company Profiles LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Pipelines are the most efficient and economical means of transporting oil and gas from where it is extracted to where it will be processed and consumed. Natural resources such as crude oil and natural gas are the raw material for energy consumption that modern society relies upon. They are usually found in remote places and have to be...

2014-10-20 20:22:22

TSX:SLW NYSE:SLW VANCOUVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW) (NYSE:SLW) will release 2014 third quarter results on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, before market open. A conference call will be held Wednesday, November 12, 2014, starting at 11:00 am (Eastern Time) to discuss these results. To participate in the live call please use one of the following methods: Dial toll free from Canada or the US: 888-231-8191 Dial from...

2014-10-20 16:24:51

New campaign encourages parents to talk with their teens about the real dangers of drug abuse TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, launched the Government of Canada's new marketing campaign, which equips parents with the information and tools needed to talk with their teenagers about the harmful effects of prescription drug abuse and marijuana use, on behalf of Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health. Abuse of prescription drugs is...

2014-10-20 16:23:23

CALGARY, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. ("PrairieSky") (TSX:PSK) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of CDN $0.1058 per common share to be paid on November 17, 2014 to shareholders of record on October 31, 2014. This dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for Canadian income tax purposes. PrairieSky will release its third quarter 2014 results on Monday, November 3, 2014 after markets close. The news release detailing...

2014-10-20 12:35:01

BURNABY, Canada, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing Government Expenditure for the Development of Telecom Infrastructure and Projects Such as National Optical Fiber Network to Drive Telecom Cable Market According to the recently published report by TechSci Research, "India Telecom Cable Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/3066 ]", the telecom cable market in India is forecast to reach USD354.23 million by 2019. Growing...

2014-10-20 12:30:31

Canadian golf icon and ALEVE(®) spokesperson encourages Canadians to break free from their pain TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Eight-time PGA Tour winner Mike Weir was in Toronto today to talk about breaking free from the pain of arthritis. In partnership with ALEVE and The Arthritis Society, Weir shared his own story that took him from the top of his game to one of the most challenging periods of his life. After a 2011 golfing accident led to an elbow injury that later...

2014-10-20 12:27:59

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie, Jean-Marc Fournier, and the Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs of Ontario, Madeleine Meilleur, met today to discuss issues of common interest. They mainly discussed the waves of cuts occurring at Radio-Canada and their impact on Francophone communities. The two Ministers will continue their hard work on this file. They intend to...

2014-10-20 12:22:14

CP-served grain facility in Wisconsin capable of loading entire trains MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The inaugural train from Landmark Services Cooperative's new Fall River, Wis., grain terminal is loading today, consisting of 100 cars of soybeans for export through the Gulf Coast. The departure marks the creation of new shipping options and an ability to reach new markets for Wisconsin farmers via CP's (TSX/NYSE:CP) rail network. "CP's expansive rail network, in...

2014-10-20 12:21:36

OTTAWA, oct. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With more Canadians doing their holiday shopping online, parcel volumes have begun to soar, setting up what is expected to be a record-breaking season. As Canada Post delivers two out of three parcels ordered online, it has significantly boosted its seasonal resources and revamped its operations to ensure that retailers can meet customer expectations, and that gift-givers across the country receive their orders on time. Holiday preparations include:...


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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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