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2006-05-16 13:36:01

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's minority Conservative government received what is likely to be a political boost on Tuesday when an official probe delivered another attack on a controversial long gun registry set up by the previous Liberal administration.

2006-05-15 20:30:49

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The new Canadian government plans to extend the country's 2,300-soldier mission in Afghanistan by two years to 2009, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and opposition politicians said on Monday. They said Parliament would hold a six-hour debate on the matter starting at 3 p.m.

2006-05-01 17:16:03

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Canada will hold a public judicial inquiry into the attack on Air India Flight 182, which killed 329 people in history's deadliest bombing of a passenger airliner, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday.

2006-04-27 20:21:17

By David Ljunggren and Sophie Walker OTTAWA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada and the United States reached a deal on Thursday to settle their long-standing fight over softwood lumber, which had become a major irritant between the major trading partners.

2006-04-27 19:35:36

By David Ljunggren and Sophie Walker OTTAWA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada and the United States reached a deal on Thursday to settle their long-standing fight over softwood lumber, which had become a major irritant between the major trading partners.

2006-04-27 18:12:34

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has reached a seven-year deal with the United States to settle a long-standing trade dispute over softwood lumber, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Parliament on Thursday. Harper said that under the terms of the deal, the U.S.

2006-04-27 17:54:29

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has reached a seven-year deal with the United States to settle a long-standing trade dispute over softwood lumber, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Parliament on Thursday. Harper said that under the terms of the deal, the U.S.

2006-04-27 17:41:07

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has reached a seven-year deal with the United States to settle a long-standing dispute over exports of softwood lumber, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told Parliament on Thursday.

2006-04-21 02:49:47

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - In a first, Ben Harper will serve as the musical guest for an entire week's worth of "Last Call With Carson Daly." Harper will tape his performances next week in Los Angeles; they will air May 2-5 on NBC.

2006-04-19 14:50:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter.


Latest Harper Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 09:30:26

Symbol: SPTE4 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, NC, SC Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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2012-06-14 10:20:25

Symbol: SCGE2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SCATG Scirpus atrovirens Willd. var. georgianus (Harper) Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MO, NY, OH, PA, TX, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-14 11:22:20

Symbol: RHSO Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RhynchosporasolitariaHarper distribution:USA(GA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida –...

2012-06-14 11:38:53

Symbol: RAAE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RAACA Ranunculus acriformis A. Gray var. aestivalis L.D. Benson   RAACA4 Ranunculus acris L. var. aestivalis (L.D. Benson) S.L. Welsh Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 04:43:57

Symbol: LYPR3 Group: Lycopod Family: Lycopodiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LYALP Lycopodium alopecuroides L. var. pinnatum (Chapm.) Lloyd & Underw. ex C.A. Brown & Correll   LYINP Lycopodium inundatum L. var. pinnatum Chapm.   LYPR2 Lycopodium prostratum Harper Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.