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2014-12-16 23:04:47

Commonwealth Legal and Huron Legal announced today the launch of their cross-border alliance. TORONTO, ON, CANADA (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 COMMONWEALTH

2014-11-24 12:29:24

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2014-11-18 20:24:36

TULSA, Okla., Nov.

2014-11-07 23:02:01

Ground Breaking on Veterans’ Day November 11th Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) November 07, 2014 Seneca Sawmill Company and

2014-10-23 23:08:48

Helping Charities Overcome Seven Challenging Trends Through a Donor Centric Approach San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Yerba Buena Wealth Advisors,

2014-10-23 23:08:45

Yerba Buena Financial Partners, LLC Strengthens Its Team of Professionals SAN RAFAEL, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Andrew Zittell and Bruce Frankel are

2014-10-14 08:25:05

RUBB Announces a Multi-Year Alliance with Aztec Group to Enhance, Expand and Develop its Engineered Fabric Tension Buildings and Structures Market Presence in Canada. MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE,

2014-09-25 23:08:41

Yerba Buena Wealth Advisors, LLC Helps Non-Profits Build Their Endowment Fund to Sustain Their Missions San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Yerba

2014-09-17 12:27:40

Government of Canada Invests in Quebec First Nations Health WENDAKE, QC, Sept.


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Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Mesa Verde National Park
2013-04-24 15:47:49

Mesa Verde National Park is located in the state of Colorado in the United States. The park contains 52,485 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the basket maker and pueblo peoples, also known as the Anasazi tribe. In 1868, the American government made a treaty with the Ute tribe that established the area west of the Continental Divide as belonging to the Ute people. A new treaty was established in 1873 that decreased the Ute’s land to a strip that...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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