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2014-07-23 16:21:00

RED BAY, NL, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Residents of Red Bay, Labrador and the surrounding Labrador Straits region watched on today during a formal ceremony as three UNESCO plaques - one in English, French and Basque - describing the international significance of the Red Bay Basque Whaling Station World Heritage Site were unveiled. The approximately 600 hectare World Heritage property that takes in a wealth of terrestrial and submerged cultural resources related to 16(th) century Basque...

2014-07-16 12:22:53

HALIFAX, July 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chiefs from the three Aboriginal peoples that have always occupied the waters and shores of the Gulf of St. Lawrence called today for a moratorium on oil and gas development they say could endanger the region and infringe on their rights. Chiefs representing the Innu, Maliseet and Mi'gmaq Nations, whose communities straddle the borders of Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia gathered in Halifax to call on the federal and provincial...

2014-06-02 23:03:57

Gill net fisheries from Greenland, Labrador and St. Pierre et Miquelon are growing threats to the survival of wild Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is very concerned that hard-earned conservation gains that have been achieved during the past decade, and have contributed to an increase in the numbers of large egg-bearing Atlantic salmon in North American rivers, are now in jeopardy. “Gill net fisheries for salmon at...

2014-04-29 16:26:56

Setting out from Nain, NL tomorrow morning, Clara Hughes brings her message of a stigma-free Canada to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL before heading north to Kuujjuaq, QC NAIN, NL, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes heads to Kuujjuaq, QC tomorrow after 12 days in Newfoundland and Labrador - including visits to Hopedale and Nain today and Happy Valley-Goose Bay tomorrow. "I'm really excited to return to Kuujjuaq tomorrow...

2014-04-03 08:23:20

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $500,000 in six research and development projects related to mineral exploration and development. The projects are being carried out by researchers at Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic to enhance exploration efforts, improve environmental mitigation strategies, and strengthen opportunities through the purchase of specialized equipment. "The mining sector has been...

2014-01-21 16:21:06

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) is pleased to announce that it will receive research and development investments totalling C$225,000 from the Research & Development Corporation ("RDC") and from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency ("ACOA") to assist in the Development of Innovative Technologies for the Recovery and Refining of Rare Earth Elements ("REE") from Ore Mined in Labrador (the "Project"). Search will...


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2008-05-27 16:45:02

The Labrador Retriever is a gun dog which specializes in retrieving. It is considered the most popular breed in the world according to its registered ownership. The breed originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was developed using the St. John's Water Dog, which is also a predecessor of the Newfoundland breed. The breed was originally used for retrieval as well as pulling in offshore fishing nets. The breed is fairly large; a Labrador typically weighs 55 to 80 pounds and stands...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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