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2014-06-24 12:30:34

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The race for Canada to join the world leading LNG exporters continues, with recent news that Woodfibre LNG aims to now build its proposed LNG plant onshore. These developments come at the same time as Pieridae Energy awards CB&I the FEED contract for the Goldboro LNG facility in Nova Scotia. At the Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition, these issues will be discussed over 3 days with Byng Giraud...

2014-06-20 16:20:16

Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This summer, the Government of Canada and an unprecedented number of organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors will partner together, using state-of-the-art technology, to locate the historic ships of the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition. The 2014 Franklin Expedition will also have the added benefit of furthering...

2014-06-18 23:04:05

Long distance moving can be costly and full of hassle. Ferguson Moving and Storage now offer hassle-free long-distance moving van lines at http://www.fergusonmoving.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 North Vancouver Movers, Ferguson Moving and Storage, has recently announced that they will now be commencing long-distance moving services throughout Canada, the United States, and overseas focusing on shipments arriving and departing from the Vancouver area. The company has announced...

2014-06-18 16:21:25

TERRACE, BC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is excited to be introducing a new flight schedule in Prince Rupert effective August 5th that involves overnighting an aircraft at the Prince Rupert Airport, and provides the community with a business day in Vancouver. The new flight schedule will have Hawkair guests depart the YPR airport at 08:00 and return from Vancouver with a 17:45 departure from YVR. Hawkair has been serving Prince Rupert for 13 years. "While we've received numerous...

2014-06-17 08:22:25

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold reported today that it has entered into a comprehensive Benefits Agreement with the Nisga'a Nation in respect of Seabridge Gold's KSM Project, located in northwest British Columbia. The Benefits Agreement establishes a long-term co-operative relationship between Seabridge and the Nisga'a Nation under which the Nisga'a Nation will support development of the Project, participate in economic...

2014-06-05 16:20:33

Musqueam First Nation Territory, VANCOUVER, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - First Nations leaders from throughout British Columbia will be available for media interviews to discuss the important two-day working session titled, First Nations Marine Safety and Tanker Summit. Context of this event - Energy Development in Canada - Implications for the West Coast. The topics for discussion include shale gas, pipelines, LNG and tankers, marine safety and the risks and opportunities. The primary...

2014-05-21 12:21:45

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure today welcomed recommendations from advisor Vince Ready on immediate steps to implement key elements of the Joint Action Plan released on March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "Mr. Ready has submitted recommendations to Transport Canada officials, which will...

2014-05-14 23:15:01

Our new website caters to owners looking for rental management services in Vancouver. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Gold Team Management Services, a leading rental management company in Vancouver, announced today that after months of development and testing, they have launched their new corporate website: http://www.gtrentalmanagement.com. Gold Team Management Services has been so focused on servicing their clients, they’ve postponed updating their own website. Until now, that is....

2014-05-11 12:20:21

FREDERICTON, May 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and David Alward, Premier of New Brunswick, will make an announcement regarding passenger rail service. Date: Monday, May 12, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: Fredericton Convention Centre Nashwaaksis Room (Salon A & B) 670 Queen Street Fredericton NB E3B 1C2 SOURCE Transport...

2014-05-02 16:23:19

Starting tomorrow, Clara Hughes continues the journey to a stigma-free Canada in the Northwest Territories and Yukon IQALUIT, NU, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Let's Talk spokesperson and 6-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes is bringing the conversation about mental health and a stigma-free Canada to Yellowknife tomorrow, before heading out on May 7 to ride the Dempster Highway across the Arctic Circle - 776 kilometres from Inuvik, NT to Dawson City, YT. Clara wraps up her Ride across...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.