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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.

2008-10-14 09:00:31

The directors of Canstar Resources (TSX VENTURE: ROX) are pleased to announce that the company has completed a VTEM airborne magnetic/electromagnetic survey over its recently acquired Conception Bay South (CBS) properties on the Avalon Peninsula, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

2008-10-02 15:00:44

Metals Creek Resources Corp. (the "Corporation") (TSX-V: MEK) is pleased to announce the commencement of an airborne radiometric, magnetic and EM survey on the Company's Gabbro Lake Uranium property in the Sims Basin area of Western Labrador.

2008-09-30 09:00:42

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2008) - Universal Uranium Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:UUL) (the "Company") is pleased to report that North Rim Exploration Ltd. has completed a Preliminary Resource Assessment Study (the "Study") on the Company's 100% owned St.

2008-09-26 09:00:29

Golden Dory Resources ("Golden Dory") (TSX-V: FA) is pleased to announce the discovery of significant bedrock uranium occurrences on its 100% owned, 2759 claim (68,975 hectare) Burin Project in southern 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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