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2014-02-28 16:24:25

-- Renewal of water power leases for certain generating stations -- Consolidation for some Quebec facilities MONTREAL, Feb.

2014-02-13 12:21:38

Larsen Finalizes Preparations for Upcoming Arctic Ocean Traverse Which Could be the Last Geographic North Pole Expedition in History BOULDER, Colo., Feb.

2014-02-12 20:21:41

Final long weekend of activities includes cool science, hot jazz, theatre, cross-country ski races, marathon running and a graffiti jam OTTAWA, Feb.

Canada's Kootenay National Park Home To Epic Burgess Shale Site
2014-02-12 06:38:48

The 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale found in Yoho National Park in British Columbia is home to some of the world's earliest animals. Now, more than one hundred years after its discovery, a new Burgess Shale fossil site has been discovered 26 miles away in Kootenay National Park.

2014-02-11 23:03:02

The interactive exhibit about Canadian Honours will be stopping in North Vancouver February 14th & 15th. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The

2014-02-07 23:01:33

The Centre for Arts and Technology was among 50 exhibitors at this year's 17th annual Education and Career Fair in Kelowna, BC showcasing their career and training options. Kelowna,

2014-02-05 23:22:05

Business Listings for the 2014 Top Service Providers in Halifax (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 2014 Halifax Consumer Choice Award Winners Consumer

2014-02-04 12:21:29

100 MILE HOUSE, BC, Feb.

2014-02-03 12:31:59

Funding will provide significant network upgrades for the Gwich'in Tribal Council YELLOWKNIFE, Feb.


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
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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