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2008-09-14 15:00:22

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2008-09-12 09:00:46

Husky Energy, an integrated energy company, has acquired two parcels, blocks 1 and 3, at the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board land sale offshore Labrador.

2008-09-09 09:00:37

The directors of Canstar Resources Inc.

2008-09-02 09:00:30

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Paragon Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PGR) is pleased to provide the results of the Titan 24 geophysical survey completed on its 100%- owned South Tally Pond base metal project located in central Newfoundland.

2008-08-26 09:01:13

Hydrogen Engine Center, a developer of systems and processes used in the design, manufacture and distribution of alternative fuel internal combustion engines, has received a purchase order from Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro for additional work for grid integration of the 250kW 4+1 Oxx Power hydrogen generator for its wind-hydrogen-diesel energy project in Ramea, in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Hydrogen Engine Center, Inc., (OTC BB: HYEG), a developer of systems and processes used in the design, manufacture and distribution of alternative fuel internal combustion engines, engine controls and generator systems, has announced the receipt of a purchase order from Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) for additional work for grid integration of the 250kW 4+1(TM) Oxx Power(R) hydrogen generator for Hydro's Wind-Hydrogen-Diesel energy project in the remote community of Ramea,...

2008-08-21 09:01:06

Chevron Corporation has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, and its co-venturers have finalized legal agreements with the government of Newfoundland and Labrador to develop the Hebron heavy oil project offshore the east coast of Canada.

2008-08-20 12:00:52

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, and its co-venturers have finalized legal agreements with the government of Newfoundland and Labrador to develop the Hebron heavy oil project offshore the east coast of Canada.

2008-07-31 15:01:01

Facing the exit of his ovarian and cervical oncologist team, Newfoundland's health minister said he may have to send his patients around Canada for treatment. Ross Wiseman said he would pay to airlift all 1,200 of his province's patients without doctors from St.


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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...

Landseer
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  ...

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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...

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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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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