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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...

2014-05-15 12:21:47

WINNIPEG, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will be available for questions on the release of its investigation report (A12C0154) regarding the accident involving a Cessna 208B operated by Gogal Air Services Ltd. which crashed in Snow Lake, Manitoba on 18 November 2012. When: 15 May 2014, 2:00 pm Central Time Where: TSB Regional Office 335-550 Century Street Winnipeg, Manitoba Who: Mr. Peter Hildebrand, Manager, Central Region Air...

2014-05-15 12:21:46

WINNIPEG, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - With the release of its investigation report (A12C0154) on the loss of control and collision with terrain of a Cessna 208B near the airport in Snow Lake, Manitoba, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today again reminds pilots that overloaded aircraft and any amount of ice on an aircraft's wings present risks to passengers, crew and equipment. On 18 November 2012, a Cessna 208B operated by Gogal Air Services Ltd. left Snow Lake en route...

2014-05-15 08:38:32

Access to Plagiarism Detection Software Is Central to Efforts to Prevent Duplication, Ensure Originality and Integrity OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like most academic institutions, the University of Manitoba is deeply concerned about misconduct and committed to maintaining the highest integrity standards for students and faculty. To ensure academic integrity and avoid plagiarism, the University of Manitoba has integrated leading plagiarism detection technology...

2014-05-09 23:01:01

The "It's An Honour!" exhibit will be stopping in Brandon, Manitoba on May 12 and 13. The exhibit educates visitors on the Canadian System of Honours. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The community of Brandon 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...

2014-05-08 12:23:41

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith has been awarded a services contract for the extensive modernization of three hydropower generators at the Kettle Generating Station in the province of Manitoba in Canada. The scope of supply for Voith Hydro includes the replacement of stator frames, new cores and windings as well as pole re-insulation and the installation of new coolers. Once the project is completed, each of the refurbished units will be rated at 120 MVA. The...

2014-05-02 23:04:14

Ticket Down has rolled back concert ticket prices across the board on all Beyonce and Jay-Z concert tickets at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba and concertgoers can add promo/coupon code JAY-Z-BEYONCE-2014 for additional savings. Jay-Z and Beyonce tickets are now available for sale to the general public from Ticket Down. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable source of cheap Beyonce and Jay-Z tickets at the Investors Group Field in Winnipeg,...


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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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