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2009-03-26 14:30:00

Fisheries officials said on Thursday that hunters taking part in Canada's controversial yearly seal hunt have already filled their full kill-quota after slaughtering some 19,411 seals so far this year.

2009-02-19 18:29:55

A man in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada's easternmost province, said he had to hit a polar bear with a shovel and shoot it twice to drive it away. Ed Dyson said he spotted the polar bear from his back porch in Black Tickle shortly before it grabbed his small dog and threw it into the air, Canwest News Service reported Thursday. When the dog landed, he ran under the (porch) and the bear tried to get at him ...

2009-01-30 13:46:00

NYSE-A:ROY TSX:IRC DENVER, CO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (TSX: IRC, NYSE-A: ROY) ("IRC") reports on developments affecting operations at the Voisey's Bay mine.

2009-01-28 16:53:00

NYSE-A:ROY TSX:IRC DENVER, CO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (TSX: IRC, NYSE-A: ROY) ("IRC" or the "Company") has recently learned of an article reporting that the Voisey's Bay mine had halted concentrate shipments.

2008-12-17 15:16:00


2008-12-04 10:41:12

Paper manufacturer AbitibiBowater announced Thursday it will close paper mills in Newfoundland, Canada, and Covington, Tenn., eliminating 1,100 jobs. In a statement issued from its headquarters in Montreal, the company said the mill in Tennessee would be closed by the end of the year and the Newfoundland plant would wind down during the first quarter of 2009. The company also announced the immediate idling, until further notice, of the Alabama River newsprint mill in Alabama, and two paper...

2008-11-05 09:00:21

The Directors of CANSTAR RESOURCES INC. (TSX VENTURE: ROX) ("Canstar") are pleased to announce a proposed non-brokered private placement financing of up to $250,000 comprising the sale of up to 5,000,000 Units, to be sold at $0.05 per Unit, subject to regulatory approval and closing.

2008-11-03 12:00:19

Golden Dory Resources (a 100% owned subsidiary of 540 Capital Corp (TSX-V: FA)) is pleased to announce that it has acquired, through a combination of staking and property acquisition, 39 claims (975 ha) covering highly prospective volcanic rocks of the Robert's Arm Group located on Pilley's Island, northeastern Newfoundland, approximately 20 kilometers east of the company's 100% owned Sterling copper/cobalt Property.

2008-10-16 09:00:31

CHAMPION MINERALS INC. ("Champion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: CHM) is pleased to announce the completion of a gravity geophysical survey at the Company's Gullbridge Base Metals Property (the "Property") in the Buchans Mining Camp, central Newfoundland.

2008-10-14 15:00:20

Golden Dory Resources (TSX-V: FA) (a 100% owned subsidiary of 540 Capital Corp) is pleased to announce that a deep penetrating airborne EM and magnetic survey has been completed on the 100% owned 195 claim (2375 hectare) Sterling property near Springdale, on the northeast coast of Newfoundland.

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Newfoundland Sheep
2014-10-23 13:48:34

The Newfoundland sheep, also known as the Newfoundland local, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to and named after Newfoundland. The breed developed after the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when sheep were introduced into the islands of the area. The North Country Cheviot and the Border Cheviot are known to be two of the breeds that helped develop the breed and it is thought the Border Leicester, Suffolk, Scottish Blackface, and Dorset may have been introduced into its...

2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

2012-06-18 09:14:28

Symbol: BEMI2 Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: CAN    N SPM    N Synonyms:   BETE3 Betula terrae-novae Fernald Distribution: BetulamichauxiiSarg. distribution:CAN(LB, NF, NS, QC),FRA(SPM) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2009-05-12 10:27:02

The Newfoundland is a large working breed used for pulling fishing nets and heavy equipment which originated in Newfoundland. Its ancestors, big black bear-like dogs introduced by the Vikings, also produced the St. John's Dog. The size of the breed was produced when large mastiffs were introduced into the gene pool. Irish and English fishermen visiting Newfoundland in the 1880s accurately describe the breed as it is today, due to early establishment of its attributes. The breed is not only an...

2008-05-27 16:45:02

The Labrador Retriever is a gun dog which specializes in retrieving. It is considered the most popular breed in the world according to its registered ownership. The breed originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was developed using the St. John's Water Dog, which is also a predecessor of the Newfoundland breed. The breed was originally used for retrieval as well as pulling in offshore fishing nets. The breed is fairly large; a Labrador typically weighs 55 to 80 pounds and stands...

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