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2012-09-26 06:20:29

WINNIPEG, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) executives will be joined by Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz to announce a major CN facility to be built at Transcona. Date: September 28, 2012 Time: 11:00 a.m. Location: Winnipeg- Transcona - 550 Pandora Avenue East Attending: Kim Madigan, CN Vice-President, Human Resources; John Orr, CN Vice-President, Chief Safety and Sustainability Officer; the Honourable Greg Selinger, Premier...

2012-09-25 06:23:38

REGINA, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Original Pictures, Partners in Motion, and Veria Search Media Marketing announce the creation of Shift Media Group, a new national company combining factual, and drama production for all platforms with offices in Langley, Regina Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Toronto. "This move is a major expansion for both PIM and OP," said PIM executive vice-president Ron Goetz, "the combination of OP's expertise in drama and PIM's history in factual production produces a...

2012-08-20 02:20:17

WINNIPEG, MB, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - (TSX: NFI) (TSX: NFI.DB.U) New Flyer Industries Inc. ("NFI") and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC ("NFI ULC", together with NFI, the "Company" or "New Flyer") announced today that NFI ULC has completed the redemption of all of its outstanding 14.0% subordinated notes (the "Subordinated Notes"), including those held separately and those held in the form of an income deposit security ("IDS"), in accordance with the terms of the trust indenture...

2012-08-01 06:21:58

OMAN, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - In accordance with regulatory requirements, MB announced that on July 31, 2012 Mawarid Offshore Mining Ltd. ("Mawarid"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MB, entered into a binding subscription agreement with Nautilus ("Subscription Agreement") providing for the subscription by Mawarid of up to 20,000,000 common shares of Nautilus ("Nautilus Shares") in two tranches at Cdn.$0.90 per share. The subscription under the Subscription Agreement is part of a larger...

2012-08-01 02:32:34

Bell Mobility brings next-generation mobile to large urban centres and small communities alike MONTREAL, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the completion of the first phase of its 4G broadband mobile network expansion in Manitoba. Supported by more than 50 retail locations across the province, including 4 new Bell stores, The Source and a range of other retail partners, Bell Mobility's industry-leading lineup of mobile devices and next-generation wireless services are...

2012-04-18 21:33:24

Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia have identified new breast cancer genes that could change the way the disease is diagnosed and form the basis of next-generation treatments. Researchers have reclassified the disease into 10 completely new categories based on the genetic fingerprint of a tumour. Many of these genes could offer much-needed insight into breast cancer biology, allowing doctors to predict whether a tumour will respond to a particular...

2012-04-03 10:21:33

CARMEL, Ind., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), MISO implemented a new Look Ahead Commitment (LAC) Tool this week for its power grid operators which will improve operational efficiencies and reduce the cost of wholesale power. The LAC Tool more efficiently plans near-term resource commitments in the Real-Time Market. By conservative estimates, the tool is expected to save upwards of $2 million per year to the region, which...

2012-03-26 22:20:24

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX: CVV) ("CanAlaska" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the commencement of geophysical field work on its high-potential NW Manitoba uranium-REE project ("Project"). Exploration on the NW Manitoba Project had been suspended since 2007 due to consultation meetings between the Government of Manitoba and local First Nation communities.  With the Government's conclusion of a consultation protocol and the recent...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

Olen Cosmetics Diaper Cream Developed for Ailing Son Now a Celebrity Favourite East St. Paul, Manitoba (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Attending award show gifting suites and Hollywood baby showers was the last place Majda Ficko imagined herself when she worked to develop her 100% natural baby rash cream to ease the pain of her son´s severe diaper rash. Following quickly on the heels of Baby Butz´s success at the Golden Globe and Academy Awards (Oscar) gifting suites for celebrity...

2012-03-05 05:00:00

Despite a warmer than normal winter, near-normal conditions expected OAKVILLE, ON, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Weather Network has just released its outlook for the months of March, April and May. Following an exceptionally warm and generally dry winter, Canadians can expect a normal and gradual warm-up this spring. The unusually warm winter can be attributed to several factors, one of which is the jet stream, which stayed further north than usual during the winter months in...


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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