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2010-04-21 22:03:00

Winning Team for 'Project Polar Bear' will Travel to the Polar Bear Capital of the World- Churchill, Manitoba, Canada on the Western Hudson Bay SAN DIEGO, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four teams of teenagers will travel from across the United States and Canada to San Diego to present how they are working to decrease carbon emissions in their communities. The teams from Louisville, Ky., Pittsburgh, Tulsa, Okla., and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada are finalists for the 2009 Project Polar...

2010-04-07 07:30:00

OKOTOKS, AB, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX-MTL) Mullen Group Ltd. ("Mullen Group" and/or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Smook Bros. (Thompson) Ltd. ("Smook"), a privately owned company located in Thompson, Manitoba. Smook is a multi-disciplined heavy civil construction company that provides services such as infrastructure construction, mine site work and tailings ponds construction to the energy, natural resources and...

2010-03-24 05:00:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. ("Prophecy")(TSX-V:PCY, OTC: PCYRF, Frankfurt: 3P1) is pleased to report on the following field exploration and metallurgical testing operations currently in progress on its Lynn Lake Nickel Sulphide Project located in Manitoba, Canada. The Lynn Lake mine was operated by Sherritt-Gordon from 1953 to 1976 and ranked as the third largest nickel producer in North America, after only the...

2010-03-22 13:36:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) and Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board (Manitoba Hydro) today jointly announced that the two companies have entered into a 27-year power purchase agreement for the sale of energy produced by St. Joseph Windfarm Inc., a 138-megawatt (MW) wind project currently under construction and located in the southern Manitoba community of St. Joseph. "We are very proud to be in partnership with Manitoba Hydro and pleased to...

2010-03-16 10:00:00

WINNIPEG, MB, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) announced today the selection of the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Inc. as the official charity and beneficiary of the CN Miracle Match program that will accompany the 2010 CN Canadian Women's Open. The golf championship will be held at Winnipeg's St. Charles Country Club Aug. 23-29. CN Miracle Match will rally the Winnipeg and Manitoba communities to make charitable donations to the Children's Hospital...

2010-03-08 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Callinan Mines (TSX.V-CAA) is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced on its Fox River property near Gillam, Manitoba. A 4,000 meter diamond drilling program has been designed for this frontier nickel exploration area, where Callinan controls 203,750 hectares of ground on a structural extension of the Thompson Nickel Belt. The program will target structures identified by an airborne VTEM survey and confirmed by subsequent MMI (Mobile Metal...

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2010-02-23 15:45:42

Competition from other bears may threaten a polar bear population Biologists affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History and City College of the City University of New York have found that grizzly bears are roaming into what was traditionally thought of as polar bear habitat"”and into the Canadian province of Manitoba, where they are officially listed as extirpated. The preliminary data was recently published in Canadian Field Naturalist and shows that sightings of Ursus...

2010-02-11 08:15:00

RENO, NV, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp (NASDAQ OCT-BB: Symbol IFAM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the acquisition of Canadian Infrastructure Corp. (CIC) a privately held company holding three cement grade limestone properties known as the Dauphin, the Winnipegosis and the Spence Lake properties located in southern Manitoba. The Dauphin property is located 10 km southwest of the city of Dauphin, Manitoba, while the Winnipegosis and Spence properties...

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2010-02-07 09:55:00

Scientists have announced that climate change is transforming the Arctic environment faster than expected and accelerating the disappearance of sea ice. The research involved over 370 scientists from 27 countries who spent 15 months aboard a research vessel above the Arctic Circle.  This was the first time a ship stayed mobile in Canada's high Arctic for an entire winter. "(Climate change) is happening much faster than our most pessimistic models expected," David Barber, a professor at...

2010-02-03 13:10:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt:3P1 VANCOUVER, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY; OTC: PCYRF; Frankfurt: 3P1) (the "Company" or "Prophecy") is pleased to announce the results of an updated independent mineral resource estimate on the Lynn Lake Nickel-Copper property (the "Property") located in the historic Lynn Lake Nickel Camp in Manitoba. The property is estimated to contain a Measured and Indicated resource of 22.9 million tons at 0.57% nickel and 0.3%...


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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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