Latest Manitoba Stories

2014-03-25 23:29:43

Meditek, a leader in innovative healthcare products and services, is excited to announce the expansion of its Equipment Remanufacturing Program. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Meditek Remanufacturing Program was created over 30 years ago with an initial focus on surgical tables which then led to surgical lights and stretchers. The current expansion will now cover an additional range of medical equipment which includes:     Birthing beds...

2014-01-23 23:23:48

The Intelligent Community Forum announces the Top7 Intelligent Communities for 2014. One community will be chosen Intelligent Community of the Year for 2014 for using broadband access as the foundation for building better communities. Taichung City, Taiwan & New York, New York (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum has announced the 2014 Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year. The Top7 list includes three from Canada, two from the United States, and two from...

2014-01-18 23:03:12

DASH Agency is Manitoba's first agency dedicated solely to social media. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 I/BX Agency has announced that it will now operate under DASH Agency, effective immediately. With this change, our goal is to align the name of the company with our reinvigorated marketing efforts. In 2012, David Bell and Christian Lunny launched I/BX Agency to help serve the needs of clients who wanted to immerse themselves in an online realm. Their aspirations were...

2013-12-17 23:27:13

A new study published in the American Journal of Managed Care suggests that diabetic patients who use accredited online pharmacies may actually have better health outcomes than those who use local walk-in pharmacies. The Canadian Pharmacy hopes this new study will encourage more people to consider the convenience and affordability of ordering medication online. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 A study published in November 2013 in the American Journal of Managed Care indicates...

2013-12-10 23:30:16

In a survey reported in Health Affairs, America was found to have the highest drug prices out of 11 developing nations. The Canadian Pharmacy encourages Americans who are struggling with high drug costs to explore ordering their medications online. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 America the brave, home of the... most expensive drugs out of 11 developed nations, according to a recent survey that was conducted by the Commonwealth Fund. According to the survey, which was...

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
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'