Latest Geography of Canada Stories

2013-06-24 23:22:06

Weather and Wind Set the Stage in the Ride Across Ontario for Mental Health. Sponsored by Opus Workspace, Jessica VandenBussche and Riding Partner Theo Vanderlee Are Undertaking the Strong Free and Happy Bicycling Tour to Raise Awareness of the Benefits of Exercise; Unite Communities Over Sustainable Physical Activity; and Help The Canadian Mental Health Association With Their Mission to Improve Mental Health Resources. Wawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 After two full days of cycling...

2013-06-20 23:02:18

The graduates of Yorkville University´s Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology´s Class of 2013 will accept their MA at the Delta Fredericton this Friday, June 21, 2013. Fredericton, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Graduates from across Canada will receive their MACP for completing the intensive Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Program this Friday, June 21. The students have completed 24 months of online study and 400 additional hours of practicum placement in the...

2013-06-20 23:01:23

Fredericton Tourism is excited for the launch of the first Twisitor centre in Atlantic Canada. Fredericton, NB (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Twisitor centre, ultimately a virtual visitor information centre, will begin in mid June and offer visitors the opportunity to ask questions about Fredericton things to do and activities in real time over Twitter by tweeting @SeeFredericton. The Twisitor Centre marks the next step in the growing digital media presence of Fredericton Tourism. From the...

2013-06-15 23:03:04

Today, a Fredericton, NB company announces the formation of a new business entity to be known as First Mobile Education. With this announcement, First Mobile Education will create a centre of excellence around the delivery of content online using ClevrU Corporation´s next generation technology and pedagogy for emerging markets. Fredericton, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 Bill Hutchison Chair of i-Canada, John Jung CEO Canada´s Technology Triangle, Claude Martel Executive...

2013-06-13 23:26:11

Today mLAB Canada announced the addition of Dana Fox, Founder and Vice Chair, ClevrU Corporation, and Board Director, First Mobile Education Corporation, as the first mLAB Canada Advisory Board Member to accelerate mLAB Canada capacity to onboard start ups and create successful entrepreneurial programs in New Brunswick. Fredericton, NB (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Gary Stairs, mLAB Canada, stated, “Dana Fox was the first startup to enter the Communitech Hub in Waterloo Region and the first...

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...

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
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.