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2014-08-12 12:23:14

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, today announced that the Government of Canada has taken the final step to create and protect Ukkusiksalik National Park of Canada by enshrining it in the Canada National Parks Act through an Order-in-Council. The formal establishment of Ukkusiksalik National Park under the Canada National Parks Act will result in greater ecological protection for important...

2014-08-06 08:38:38

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - This summer, Parks Canada and Google are continuing their adventure to capture breathtaking panoramic images in Canada's national parks and historic sites, including some of the country's most remote northern national parks. This work is part of a collaborative, nationwide initiative with Google Maps to bring Street View imagery to Canada's treasured natural and cultural sites. Associated Links Explore Canada's natural and historic treasures with...

2014-07-21 12:23:07

National Park Foundation Program Will Engage Teachers And Youth In Service-Learning Projects In America's National Parks WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded $504,000 in grants to 28 national parks through its Park Stewards program. Now in its sixth year, this program gives high school teachers and students the opportunity to explore the relevance of national parks to their...

2014-06-25 08:24:23

Parks Canada's own team members to collect Northern and remote images for Street View Project OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced that, this summer, Google and Parks Canada's own team members will capture breathtaking panoramic images in more of Canada's national parks and national historic sites - including some of the country's northern national parks. In the coming months, some...

2013-12-27 12:22:07

CHARLOTTETOWN, Dec. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Parks Canada is ready to ring in 2014 and celebrate the 150(th) anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference at Province House National Historic Site with the recent completion of a $2 million renovation project. "Our Government is pleased to have invested $2 million in preserving Province House National Historic Site for the enjoyment of Canadians today and into the future," says the Honourable Gail Shea, Member of Parliament for Egmont,...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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