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2014-09-09 16:20:26

The centre, training CN employees across Canada, is the latest sign of the company's commitment to the Prairies WINNIPEG, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today officially opened its new employee training centre in Winnipeg. The 100,000-square-foot facility is currently hosting 350-plus CN students from across Canada every week, with hands-on training for all key railway jobs. Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive officer, said: "The opening...

2014-09-09 08:25:01

Developing El Niño conditions expected to have notable effect on fall and winter weather OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - While parts of the country saw their share of hot weather, summer wasn't a scorcher for many Canadians, which has left some wondering if the cooler temperature pattern will continue through the fall. To help answer the question, The Weather Network's meteorologists have released this year's Fall Outlook, forecasting the months of September, October and...

2014-08-07 12:27:35

Independent healthcare research firm KLAS gives RIVA technology the Category Leader Award in its 2014 Best in KLAS rankings WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, RIVA, the fully automated IV compounding system developed by Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), has been recognized as category leader in "Pharmacy automation: IV robots" by independent healthcare research firm KLAS. The top ranking was announced in its recent "2014 Best in...

american black bear conservation
2014-08-06 11:52:15

Jeff Sossamon and Melody Kroll, University of Missouri Comprehensive study indicates genetic ‘bottlenecks’ and decreased genetic diversity could show need for increased conservation efforts. Between 1880 and 1920, the Central Interior Highlands (CIH), consisting of Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, saw the height of deforestation that also decreased the habitat for black bears and other forest species. To combat the decline of black bears and repopulate the mountainous region, more...

2014-08-04 16:21:06

WINNIPEG, Aug. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, met today with Mr. Vic Gerden, CEO of WestCanitest R&D (WestCaRD) and Mr. Ken Webb, Executive Director of Manitoba Aerospace, to discuss the Government of Canada's actions to ensure Canadians have the skills in demand in today's economy. Minister Kenney, MP Bateman, Mr. Gerden and Mr. Webb were touring the...

2014-07-23 23:26:52

Meditek, a provider of innovative operating room products, is excited to announce that the Samarit Rollbord is now available from Meditek for healthcare facilities in Canada. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Transfer Boards improve patient transfer time and reduce staff injury. These transfer boards make workloads easier for hospital staff and reduce strain on their backs, as they are designed to facilitate patient transfer with less effort. “When talking about transferring...

2014-07-17 12:21:42

WINNIPEG, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - In the release of its investigation report (A13C0073) today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada cited the loss of situational awareness and loss of control as the likely causes of a fatal helicopter crash at Gull Lake, Manitoba, in July of 2013. At 4 pm Central Daylight Time, on 1 July 2013, the Bell 206B helicopter, operated by Custom Helicopters Ltd., left Gillam Lake, Manitoba, for Gull Lake, to pick up a work crew. At 830 pm the...

2014-07-11 23:07:05

Injured Canadian, Danish, and American veterans participating in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge reached Washington D.C. July 4, successfully completing their 766 mile bicycle and hand cycle ride from Ottawa, Ontario. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 A team of 16 injured Canadian, Danish, and American veterans participating in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge successfully completed their 766 mile bicycle and hand cycle ride...

2014-07-03 08:24:30

New recipes infuse local flavour into meals by adding fresh berries and Real Cream TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Fresh local berries are out in abundance this season, which means berry-inspired recipes are ripe for the picking. Summer is the perfect time to try the magical culinary combination of fresh berries and Real Cream made from 100% Canadian milk in meals. To capture the flavour of summer, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC), BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk, SaskMilk, and Dairy Farmers...

2014-06-11 16:24:49

Leaving Saskatchewan for Manitoba tomorrow morning, June 12, Clara Hughes continues the journey to a stigma-free Canada in Brandon, Portage la Prairie and her hometown of Winnipeg CARLYLE, SK, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting tomorrow and for the next 5 days, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes brings her Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk to communities across Manitoba. In Saskatchewan today, Day 90 of the Big Ride, Clara is riding from Weyburn to Carlyle and will attend a welcome event at 3...


Latest Manitoba Reference Libraries

Canadian Rustic Pony
2014-04-11 12:09:23

The Canadian Rustic Pony originated in Canada mainly in the Saskatchewan and Manitoba provinces. Dr. Peter Neufeld from Manitoba developed the breed by cross breeding Heck horses from the Atlanta Zoo in Atlanta, Georgia with a Welsh pony and Arabian horse cross. The Canadian Rustic Pony Association was formed on January 23, 1989 under the Canadian Federal Animal Pedigree Act, Bill C-67.  Prior to this, Canadian Rustic Ponies were registered through a United States registry since 1978....

Nintendo DS
2013-03-05 04:17:55

Image Caption: Original Nintendo DS "Fat" in Blue. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Nintendo DS is a hand held game console with dual screens developed by Nintendo and released on November 21, 2004 in North America. On December 2, 2004 it became available in Japan, February 24, 2005 in Australia, and March 11, 2005 in Europe. On March 2, 2006, Nintendo released the Nintendo DS Lite, it was redesigned slimmer and lighter with a brighter screen. On November 1, 2008 the Nintendo DSi was...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'