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2015-06-02 12:37:43

VANCOUVER, June 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Renowned designer Niels Bendtsen, co-principal of Vancouver's Inform Interiors and leader in international modern design, has formed a unique architectural design

2015-06-02 12:23:48

OTTAWA, June 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced the introduction of Lake Superior National Marine

2015-05-22 16:25:02

CALGARY, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The countdown to the 2015 Eddies Short Film Festival is on! On June 6(th,) at Calgary's Theatre Grand Junction, 3 Canadian producers will walk away with cash prizing

2015-05-20 12:31:19

TICKER SYMBOL(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) WINDSOR, QC, May 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) is proud to announce that in recent weeks its Windsor

2015-05-13 23:00:36

Members of the OceanWorks International team was on hand at the Vancouver Aquarium for the unveiling of a scale model of the OceanWorks designed subsea node presently deployed on the Venus cabled

2015-05-13 16:21:25

Artefacts to be displayed at the Canadian Museum of History over Victoria Day Weekend OTTAWA, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of Environment - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq,

2015-05-13 08:24:29

LAX KW'ALAAMS, BC, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Project 1.

2015-05-12 08:24:59

CALGARY, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation ("Athabasca" or the "Company") (TSX: ATH) is pleased to report its first quarter 2015 financial and operating results. Highlights from

2015-04-30 08:31:00

Some of Canada's most remote landscapes now featured on popular Google Street View OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister

2015-04-24 12:21:11

Amherst Toyota offers sound financial advice for Amherst-area consumers looking for new or used cars AMHERST, Nova Scotia, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A credit score, whether


Latest Geography of Canada Reference Libraries

Plesiosaur, Turtle Lake Monster
2014-02-05 14:18:05

The Turtle Lake Monster is claimed to inhabit Turtle Lake in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada. Natives claim the monster may be a massive sturgeon and are nervous about the attention the monster may bring. An average of one encounter per year is reported. They date back to pre-settlement days when the Cree had a legend that people who entered the creature’s territory would not return. A couple of explanations to what the monster actually is, include it being a giant lake sturgeon or...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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