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2014-09-10 12:22:15

DUBLIN, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Petroleum, Natural and Synthetic Waxes in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Petroleum and Mineral Waxes, Natural Waxes, and Synthetic Waxes. The report provides separate comprehensive...

2014-09-10 12:21:01

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Sept.10, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today recognized the central role that marine pilots play in maintaining professional standards in Canada's marine transportation system in remarks made to the 4(th) Canadian Marine Pilots' Association (CMPA) Congress in Niagara Falls. Building on the congress theme of "Beyond the Horizon: The Future and Pilotage", Mr. Watson acknowledged the importance of...

2014-09-10 08:41:10

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Robert Herjavec, Founder and CEO of The Herjavec Group (THG) and star on ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit show, Shark Tank, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Sentry Metrics, a leading managed security service provider (MSSP) headquartered in Toronto. This strategic acquisition places The Herjavec Group at the forefront of the managed security market in North America. By acquiring Sentry Metrics, a respected provider with over 15 years'...

2014-09-10 08:40:45

Nordia subsidiary's latest call centre in Ontario to create 400 new jobs PETERBOROUGH, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Canada and its subsidiary Nordia today announced the opening of a new call centre in Peterborough to serve Bell residential and wireless customers. Part of Bell's strategy to improve customer service, the investment of approximately $5 million will create an expected 400 new jobs in Peterborough. "Delivering a better service experience at every level is a core part...

2014-09-10 08:22:20

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A longtime supporter and restorer of some of Canada's most historic boats, Bobby Genovese has pledged $10,000 in support of the Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society's RMS Segwun Wheelhouse Restoration Campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/144912 The recently announced $125,000 Campaign has raised over $70,000 from the Board and senior management of the Society. "It is my hope that the members of the Society...

2014-09-10 04:20:53

- Siblings Sukhi and Jinder outpace Natalie and Meaghan again and take their second leg in a row - Next Week: Four teams race to New Brunswick with their sights set on the finale - To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1lU2DBP TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - It was a tight leg from start to finish, but it was Alain and Audrey who would find themselves eliminated from The Race in picturesque Prince Edward Island after floundering at the mussels Detour. They arrived at the Detour...

2014-09-09 23:09:44

Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc. will be exhibiting, speaking, and announcing product developments at IBC 2014. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., a pioneer in managed file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the Emmy® Award winning accelerated file transfer solution, will be showcasing its new product updates at the upcoming IBC show, taking place from September 12-16 at the RAI Exhibition and Conference Centre in Amsterdam. Exhibiting in booth...

2014-09-09 23:07:45

The third annual Vincentric Best Value in Canada™ Awards were announced today with a strong performance from Volkswagen Group, earning ten awards, while Best Brand Value in Canada Awards went to Toyota, Audi, and Chevrolet for passenger vehicles, luxury vehicles, and trucks respectively. Based on total cost of ownership and overall value, Vincentric's Best Value in Canada awards recognize vehicles that provide the best value in their market segments. BINGHAM FARMS, MI (PRWEB)...

2014-09-09 23:03:08

New Arthritis Society projects include smartphone app to manage pain in kids. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Arthritis Society today announced the commitment of $3.4 million in funding for arthritis research across Canada this year. The funding will be used to fund both established researchers as well as provide young investigators with their first opportunities to explore novel ideas within the field of arthritis research. A total of 18 new projects will be funded....

2014-09-09 20:20:57

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today reported operating highlights for the fiscal year ("FY14") and fourth quarter (the "current quarter" or "Q4-14") ended June 30, 2014 with comparisons to the quarter ended March 31, 2014 (the "previous quarter" or "Q3-14") the quarter ended June 30, 2013 (the "year ago quarter" or "Q4-13") and the fiscal year 2013 ("FY13"). Highlights: -- Initiated a common stock dividend, returning $9.7...


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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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