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2013-10-30 08:23:20

CALGARY, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") is pleased to report its third quarter 2013 results. Athabasca has filed its financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2013. These documents are available on the Company's website www.atha.com and later this morning from SEDAR www.sedar.com. Operations Update Safety in the workplace is a prime focus...

2013-10-25 20:21:27

TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE: GBM TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Golden Bridge Mining Corporation ("Golden Bridge" or "the Company") (TSX-V: GBM) is pleased to announce the Company has acquired by staking a total of 3,656.82 hectares (9,036.20 acres) of claims prospective for uranium mineralization in the prolific Athabasca Basin, located in Saskatchewan, Canada. This property is located in the vicinity of the recent discovery near Patterson Lake in Northern Saskatchewan by Alpha...

2013-10-24 12:24:19

The larger-than-life sculpture of a beloved teacher and his dog will be installed in British Columbia, Canada GIG HARBOR, Wash., Oct. 24, 2013 ­­­­­­­/PRNewswire/ -- Internationally acclaimed figurative sculptor Mardie Rees, will be unveiling her 1,000-pound, 8-foot tall, bronze sculpture of C.W. Lonsdale, founder of the elite Shawnigan Lake School in British Columbia. The sculpture, comprised of Mr. Lonsdale and his German shepherd, will be unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 26,...

2013-10-24 08:26:51

HALIFAX, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Six projects have been shortlisted for the 2(nd) Annual Arctic Inspiration Prize. The $1 million Prize was established in 2012 to support projects that translate knowledge to action to benefit Canada's Arctic and its Peoples. Project teams selected for the 2013 shortlist are as follows: The AVATIVUT Program - A community program engaging Inuit youth in scientific research including long-term environmental monitoring through scientist-led...

2013-10-23 23:22:44

The popular Kincardine fitness centre knows as Fit Body Boot Camp celebrates Thanksgiving by collecting non-perishable food items for local food banks. Kincardine, ON, CAN (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 In an effort to say thanks and give back to the community, Kincardine fitness centre, Fit Body Boot Camp, hosted a Thanksgiving Boot Camp Food Drive on Monday the 14th at 10 a.m. to benefit local food banks in the area. Wanting to do something special for the community in more ways than just...

2013-10-22 08:25:39

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Each year, following extensive planning and an ideal alignment of conditions, Parks Canada's Fire Management Specialists ignite fires in our fire prone national parks. These fires are now part of an on-going program to restore healthy forests, grasslands, and wildlife habitat, and to help reduce the risk of wildfire in present-day overly old, dense vegetation. Parks Canada's fire teams also quickly suppress fires that have the potential to threaten...

2013-10-21 08:23:30

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Each year, following extensive planning and an ideal alignment of conditions, Parks Canada's Fire Management Specialists ignite fires in our fire prone national parks. These fires are now part of an on-going program to restore healthy forests, grasslands, and wildlife habitat, and to help reduce the risk of wildfire in present-day overly old, dense vegetation. Parks Canada's fire teams also quickly suppress fires that have the potential to threaten...

2013-09-30 04:20:25

CALGARY, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Advantage" or the "Corporation") (TSX/NYSE: AAV) is pleased to announce the following updates.  An updated investor presentation is also available on our website. Two Middle Montney Wells Demonstrate Free Condensate ("C5+")Yield of up to 50 bbls/mmcf and Propane Plus ("C3+") Yield of up to 76 bbls/mmcf at Glacier -- Two Middle Montney wells located on the Eastern portion of our land...

2013-09-14 12:20:11

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The world's largest BioBlitz was launched today in what will be Canada's first national urban park, with the signing of a new collaborative agreement between Parks Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). On behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Mr. Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough East, and Ms. Janet Carding, ROM Director and CEO, signed a...

2013-09-13 20:22:42

SARNIA, ON, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Progress continues to be made to manage a leak that occurred Tuesday at Churchill Road and Vidal Street in Sarnia of approximately 200 barrels of diesel fuel. "We apologize to the people of Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Walpole Island First Nation, Sarnia, Wallaceburg and St. Clair Township for the incident that has occurred," said Tony Waters, General Manager of Sun-Canadian Pipe Line. "Sun-Canadian, supported by a team of external experts from...


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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