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2014-10-09 08:30:01

-Follow along at Stanfield's.com, as testicular cancer survivor Mark MacIntyre streaks across Canada to raise awareness and funds for below-the waist cancers- TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - While not the most comfortable topic to talk about, testicular cancer is actually the number one form of cancer found in young men, having affected an estimated 1,000 Canadian guys in 2014 alone. That is why Stanfield's is partnering with the Canadian Cancer society and testicular cancer survivor...

2013-02-17 23:02:02

The Nova Scotia Salmon Association is maximizing the benefits of the U.S. Clean Air Act by giving a river that is home to endangered wild Atlantic salmon in southern Nova Scotia continuous doses of lime. St. Andrews, NB - CANADA (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 The Nova Scotia Salmon Association is maximizing the benefits of the U.S. Clean Air Act by giving a river that is home to endangered wild Atlantic salmon in southern Nova Scotia continuous doses of lime. The U.S. Clean Air Act has helped...

2009-09-23 11:00:00

All currencies are in Canadian dollars HALIFAX, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nova Scotia Power and its technology partner OpenHydro have unveiled a 1-megawatt (MW) tidal turbine which they will deploy in the Bay of Fundy this fall as part of Nova Scotia's tidal power test facility. The Open-Centre Turbine was manufactured in Ireland by OpenHydro. The turbine will rest directly on the ocean floor using a subsea gravity base fabricated in Dartmouth by Cherubini Metal Works. "It's exciting...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.