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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...

2014-07-30 16:24:49

Stock Symbol: AEM (NYSE and TSX) TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM, TSX:AEM) ("Agnico Eagle" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on its 2014 exploration activities. Highlights include: -- Expansion of IVR discovery in Nunavut - Exploration drilling has expanded the scope of the mineralization at the IVR property, located 50 kilometres northwest of the Meadowbank mine. A total...

2014-07-02 12:22:27

Unique partnership helping to connect Canadians to nature OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced the 13 students - seven from the North and six from the South - selected by Parks Canada to participate in this year's Students on Ice expedition. Students on Ice is an award-winning organization providing unique educational opportunities to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Through a three...

2014-06-20 16:20:16

Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This summer, the Government of Canada and an unprecedented number of organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors will partner together, using state-of-the-art technology, to locate the historic ships of the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition. The 2014 Franklin Expedition will also have the added benefit of furthering...

2014-05-02 08:28:20

-- New program launched today by Clara Hughes here in Canada's northern-most capital, on Day 50 of Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk -- Nunavut Kamatisiaqtut Help Line is the first beneficiary, with a cash donation and communications services provided by Bell subsidiary Northwestel IQALUIT, NU, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Let's Talk today announced $1 million in funding for community mental health resources...

2014-04-30 12:28:23

-- Clara Hughes departs Kuujjuaq, QC May 1 for the territories, bringing the mental health conversation to Iqaluit and Rankin Inlet in Nunavut tomorrow -- Northwestel is proud to join in sponsoring Clara's Big Ride KUUJJUAQ, QC, April 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Clara Hughes, Canada's 6-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson, will head to Nunavut tomorrow as she continues her Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk across Canada's North. Today, Clara has...

2014-02-22 12:20:08

IQALUIT, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today concluded his five-day tour of the territories with a visit to Iqaluit accompanied by the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Minister for the Arctic Council and Member of Parliament for Nunavut. In Iqaluit, Minister Kenney learned first-hand about the territories' strong economy, met with employers and training...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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