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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...

2014-04-29 16:26:56

Setting out from Nain, NL tomorrow morning, Clara Hughes brings her message of a stigma-free Canada to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL before heading north to Kuujjuaq, QC NAIN, NL, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes heads to Kuujjuaq, QC tomorrow after 12 days in Newfoundland and Labrador - including visits to Hopedale and Nain today and Happy Valley-Goose Bay tomorrow. "I'm really excited to return to Kuujjuaq tomorrow...

2014-04-11 12:23:01

CHARLOTTETOWN, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - A stellar line up of Canadian musical artists will take centre stage during one of the country's largest Canada Day celebrations in Prince Edward Island where Canada got its start 150 years ago. Prince Edward Islanders and visitors will be treated to a free day-long Concert for Canada at the Charlottetown Event Grounds, capped off by the largest fireworks display in the entire country. "2014 is a very significant year for Prince Edward...

2014-04-04 12:26:37

Setting out from Rimouski, QC on Saturday morning, Clara Hughes brings the mental health message to Edmundston, NB tomorrow and then on to Woodstock, Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton RIMOUSKI, QC, April 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Tomorrow morning, six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes rides into New Brunswick to spend the next 7 days bringing the mental health message to communities around the province. Today, Clara is in Rimouski on Day...

2014-04-03 12:25:41

Off they go to explore Parks Canada places on the beautiful coast of British Columbia RIVIÈRE-AU-RENARD, QC, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The competition was fierce and hopes were high for the classes who participated in the amazing video competition to win Canada's Coolest School Trip. In the end, only one class could win the trip of a lifetime to visit Parks Canada's treasured places on the magnificent coast of British Columbia. The anticipation was palpable in the gymnasium of...

2014-03-25 12:21:38

VANCOUVER, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Planning for the 2014 AJAC EcoRun is shifting into high gear. The official announcement of the third edition of this event was made by 2014 AJAC EcoRun chairman Clare Dear at a breakfast news conference Tuesday marking the opening of the media preview of the Vancouver International Auto Show. After touring Southwestern Ontario during the initial EcoRun two years ago and staging last year's drive in the Montreal area, this year AJAC is taking the...

2014-03-25 12:21:37

OTTAWA, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today: "I am encouraged by the resumption of significant truck activity at Port Metro Vancouver terminals in recent days. "This demonstrates that the actions taken by our government and the port have made a difference towards resolving this dispute. "I stand by our commitment to implement the 14-point action plan. I have asked Mr. Vince Ready to ensure that all parties...

2014-03-21 16:23:52

Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Product Held up in Transit VANCOUVER, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - KANDY Outdoor Flooring is urging all parties involved in the Vancouver trucking dispute that has shut down the Port of Vancouver to seek compromise and immediately end this dispute. "I respect there are serious issues on the table but the work stoppage is seriously hurting our business and others," says KANDY Outdoor Flooring President Kelly Niessen. "We had one shipment on the water...


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
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.