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2014-07-02 12:23:27

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 2, 2014 BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its Canadian subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc., a Joint Venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a CDN $7 million grant from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). The funds will be used to support the ongoing construction of the CDN$135 million (US$125 million) bio-succinic acid plant that is under construction in Sarnia...

2014-04-07 23:03:39

In 2014, if your clean technology company is expanding or relocating in North America, you need to consider the cities of the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance. Ontario supports Canada's largest concentration of environmental and clean tech companies – 35% of clean tech companies in Canada are located in Ontario – 10% more than in any other Canadian province. Hannover De, Hannover Messe (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 As a key contributor to the dominant concentration of clean technology...

2014-01-24 20:20:55

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacques Lavoie is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional as a result of his role as Senior General Counsel with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. In 2004, Jacques was appointed by Justice Canada as General Counsel to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's (CNSC) Legal Services Division. Following an assignment with Public Safety Canada, he rejoined the CNSC team in 2008, as Senior General Counsel, and was...

2014-01-22 16:21:44

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - In 2012, at a time when programs and services that directly benefitted Canadians were being cut, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) used $4 million from a "special reserve fund" to pay for commercials to sell Canadians on the proposed budget. The advertising campaign's goal was to convince the public of the opportunities to capitalize on Canada's natural resources and that the budget would create jobs. At the same time, programs that directly...

NSERC's Most Prestigious Award For Promoting Science Goes To The Tomatosphere Project
2013-04-03 16:13:37

NASA The Tomatosphere Project has won the 2013 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) Award for Science Promotion, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion of science. Tomatosphere was selected for stimulating and inspiring students to see the relevance of science not only in the classroom, but also in -- and out of -- this world. Since the project began in 2001, over 2 million Canadian students have taken part in Tomatosphere by growing...

2010-08-05 13:28:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Booker Minerals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PBM), (CDNX: BKM.V) is pleased to announce that pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Transport Canada (TC), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), as Responsible Authorities (RAs), commenced a comprehensive study in relation to the proposed development of the Morrison Copper/Gold Project (the Project) on July 14, 2009. TC has since...

2008-12-02 08:00:00

POINTE-CLAIRE, QC, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - FPInnovations is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre Lapointe to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 1st, 2008. FPInnovations is the result of a merger of the three main forest sector research institutes (FERIC, Forintek Canada Corp., and Paprican) and its partner, the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre of Natural Resources Canada. Mr. Lapointe succeeds Ian de la Roche whose term recently expired. According to...

2008-08-21 18:00:00

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - The Government of Canada is investing in a renewable energy project in Alberta, thanks to investments in projects through the ecoENERGY for Renewable Heat Program. Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and to the Minister of International Cooperation announced today that the Government of Canada will provide $450,000 to support installation of solar powered hot-water systems in Alberta homes. Mr. Obhrai,...

2008-08-20 18:00:29

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2008) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development on behalf of Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources today announced additional funds of up to $10.8 million from the Mountain Pine Beetle Program for continued efforts to reduce wildfire risk to Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB) affected First Nation Communities. "Today's investment further demonstrates our Government's continued commitment to mitigate the impacts of...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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