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2014-04-08 16:25:49

MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE) will hold its first-quarter 2014 results conference call with the financial community on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:00 am ET. Participants will include George Cope, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Siim Vanaselja, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Media are welcome to participate on a listen-only basis. To participate, please dial toll-free 1-866-223-7781 or (416) 340-2216. A replay will be...

2014-04-08 16:22:16

TORONTO, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Red Lion Canada's "See How Well You Hear" app is groundbreaking in hearing impairment awareness. People are comfortable getting their eyesight checked but not their hearing. This app allows people to use their eyesight and smart phone to see how well they hear. Watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrRuRVZ-sa0 SOURCE Red Lion Canada

2014-04-08 12:32:37

OTTAWA, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - CADTH today announced the recipients of the Dr. Jill M. Sanders Award of Excellence in Health Technology Assessment. As well, in celebration of the agency's silver anniversary, two new awards have been established: the Maurice McGregor Award recognizing rising stars in health technology assessment (HTA), and the CADTH 25th Anniversary Medal honouring individuals whose hard work and dedication have helped to establish and maintain HTA as a vital...

2014-04-08 08:34:40

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new ranking of the thirty most beautiful modern community centers in the world has been published by the online social work publication SocialWorkDegreeCenter.com. The list seeks to highlight the importance of aesthetics to community well-being, productivity and overall human happiness. The article features some of the modern world's most incredible architecture as well as the history behind each structure's development from its design to...

2014-04-08 08:30:59

Canadian Healthcare Professionals Now Can Receive Lab-Accurate Diagnostic Results at the Point-of-Care using the Piccolo® Blood Chemistry Analyzer. UNION CITY, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced Health Canada approved the Piccolo Xpress® and Piccolo Reagent Discs as a Class III medical device for use throughout Canada. With this reclassification,...

2014-04-08 08:29:46

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-08 08:26:56

OTTAWA, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Post has shut down over 1700 rural post offices since the 1980s. In spite of a 1994 moratorium on rural closures, the shutdowns are continuing right up to the present. A new survey of 1635 mayors, reeves and band chiefs, where a post office has been closed, documents the effects on communities. While some communities saw their federally run post office replaced with a franchise outlet, 53% of communities have no postal outlet of any kind. The...

2014-04-08 04:21:27

Special 15 per cent discount and 1,500 KrisFlyer miles promotion for KrisFlyer members renting a car with Hertz from April 1 to July 31, 2014 LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is celebrating 15 years of partnership with KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, the world's most awarded airline. In honor of this occasion, KrisFlyer members from around the world will be entitled to a 15...

2014-04-07 23:29:25

The Instant Immersion VT Spring Savings Event provides significant savings to elementary and secondary schools that order the best selling second language e-learning courses for students of English, Spanish, French, German, Latin, Chinese, Arabic, Russian and more than 115 other world languages from now until May 31, 2014. Schools may save $1000s on qualifying purchases over Instant Immersion VT's already affordable pricing. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 TOPICS...

2014-04-07 23:26:10

Cheap Concert Tickets announces that Fleetwood Mac tickets go onsale Monday, April 7th at 10:00 a.m. local time for the following venues: Target Center, United Center, Madison Square Garden (MSG), Today Plaza, TD Garden, Prudential Center, Colson Energy Center, Wells Fargo Center, Air Canada Centre, Nationwide Arena, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, The Palace of Auburn Hills, Canadian Tire Centre, Verizon Center, XL Center, MTS Centre, Credit Union Centre, Scotiabank Saddledome, Rexall Place,...


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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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