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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...

2014-06-09 12:30:49

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that it has suspended the establishment licence of Canadadrugs.com LP, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, due to significant concerns with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) discovered during an inspection of its drug wholesaling activities. Wholesaling involves the sale of drug products from manufacturers and importers to pharmacies. The suspension of the establishment license means Canadadrugs.com is not permitted to...

2014-05-22 23:02:43

It's An Honour! is a mobile exhibit that educates visitors about the Canadian System of Honours. The exhibit will be in Oakbank on May 26th & 27th. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The community of Oakbank and surrounding areas are invited to visit It’s An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System that is now making its way across the country. Over the next two years, it will journey to schools, community centres, special events and small towns to...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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