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2014-10-20 12:27:59

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie, Jean-Marc Fournier, and the Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs of Ontario, Madeleine Meilleur, met today to discuss issues of common interest. They mainly discussed the waves of cuts occurring at Radio-Canada and their impact on Francophone communities. The two Ministers will continue their hard work on this file. They intend to...

2014-10-18 00:20:34

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essar Steel Algoma Inc. ("Essar Steel Algoma") announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding $400.0 million aggregate principal amount of 9.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2015 (the "Notes"). As part of the Tender Offer, Essar Steel Algoma is soliciting consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from the holders of the Notes for certain proposed amendments...

2014-10-16 23:11:53

MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness of MyoWorx® Concussion Treatment for chronic post-concussion symptoms. MMTR’s team of medical professionals conducted all research at MMTR Physiotherapy’s Guelph-based specialty clinic using the MyoWorx® Treatment protocol, and the results of the study were recently presented at the ACRM Conference. GUELPH, ONTARIO (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 MMTR Physiotherapy’s new research results reveal the effectiveness...

2014-10-16 23:00:16

New book ‘Alzheimer’s—What They Forget to Tell You’ is an inspiring true account of author Caron Leid taking care of her mother for 13 years ONTARIO, Canada (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Although more and more people are being affected by Alzheimer’s disease, there is not enough information surrounding the true daily struggle of the disease. But one thing is for sure, this disease does not only rob a person of their memory, it takes their dignity and independence with it....

2014-10-16 08:27:06

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec City and Charlevoix tourist regions in the province of Quebec will be arriving in force at the Toronto Snow Show 2014 with a major alliance in the world of snow sports called St. Lawrence Summits, a multi-resort ticket allowing skiers to move freely between the Massif de Charlevoix, Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham Mountain Resort, when they buy their tickets through a participating hotel in the region. The offer is simple! Starting this...

2014-10-15 16:31:16

MISSISAUGA, ON, Oct.15, 2014 /CNW/ - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached, effective November 1, 2014, to acquire Hewitt's Dairy. Hewitt's, a family-owned and -operated processor in Hagersville, Ontario, has been in the dairy industry for over 125 years. "With this acquisition we continue the Ontario tradition of the family farm," says Gay Lea Foods Chair Paul Vickers. "Hewitt's Dairy, like our co-operative, began with a farmer...

2014-10-14 16:29:58

Earns spot in semi-finals at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Three top chefs put their culinary skills and creativity on the table this past Saturday at the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair's Road to The Royal Chef Challenge, presented by TSC Stores. Chef Scott McRae of David's Restaurant in Port Dover won the competition with his entrée of pork belly braised in apple cider with kimchi, parsnip...

2014-10-14 08:41:43

Expanding Volume Drives Recruitment for Customer Support Positions HAMILTON, Ala., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced it is actively expanding its customer care call center in Hamilton, Alabama. This will entail hiring 300 positions to support expansion by its client, a leading digital cable, HDTV, DVR, high-speed internet and local and long-distance phone provider. The newly hired associates will provide inbound customer...

2014-10-14 08:22:56

Young-Davidson Reports Underground Cash Costs of $656 per Ounce and Underground Unit Costs of $41 per Tonne TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico" or the "Company") today announces preliminary third quarter production results. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. (Results for the third quarter 2014 are estimates only and are subject to change.) AuRico is reporting its ninth consecutive quarter of record...

2014-10-13 20:21:20

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. reported today CDN $85.2 million in EBITDA for the three month period ended September 30, 2014. This improvement in earnings is attributable, in part to a 28% increase in shipments with 680,092 tons shipped during the quarter as compared to 530,038 tons in the previous quarter, coupled with higher selling prices. EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure of profitability, used by management as an indicator of the...


Latest Ontario Reference Libraries

Igopogo
2013-09-19 10:07:07

The Igopogo is a legendary lake monster that is said to inhabit Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. It has also been called “Kempenfelt Kelly” for the bay that extends from the lake into the city of Barrie, Ontario. The Igopogo legend describes the creature as having a canine-like head. And may be related to the Irish crocodile, which is known as the Dobhar-chu. It is described mainly as being a small sea creature only about 12 feet long. But some descriptions report it up to 70 feet in...

Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus
2013-07-30 15:00:12

The black-shouldered spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four provinces in Canada, including Ontario and Nova Scotia, and thirty-four states in America, including Alabama, Florida, New York, and Texas. It prefers to reside near muddy and rocky rivers. It can be seen between the months of May and September in many areas of its range. The black-shouldered spinyleg reaches an average body length of 2.5 inches and...

Cherry-Faced Meadowhawk, Sympetrum internum
2013-07-23 11:37:01

The cherry-faced meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes areas of Canada like Alberta and Ontario, among other areas, and many states in America like Oregon and New Mexico. It prefers to reside in temporary shallow lakes and ponds in marshy areas, but these pools typically dry up during the hot summer months. The cherry-faced meadowhawk reaches an average body length between .8 and 1.4 inches. Young individuals hold...

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2012-06-14 11:28:02

Symbol: RHON Group: Moss Family: Bryaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Bryales Family   Bryaceae Genus   Rhodobryum (Schimp.) Hampe – rhodobryum moss Species   Rhodobryum ontariense...

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2012-06-15 05:22:53

Symbol: LICY Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   LACY3 Lacinaria cylindracea (Michx.) Kuntze Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, NY, OH, TN, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.