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2015-03-03 08:36:02

With lead investment from Puffin Partners, the Ontario, Canada-based company is taking lifesaving blood-testing technology to low- and middle-income countries TORONTO, March 3, 2015

2015-03-02 20:20:49

TORONTO, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that Sudbury Platinum Corporation ("SPC"), a private company in which RNC has an approximate 19% interest,

2015-03-02 08:31:18

It's time to make the first move against cancer TORONTO, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and

2015-02-28 23:00:29

Canadian Siborg Systems Inc releases a new version of their popular semiconductor device simulator MicroTec. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) February 28, 2015

2015-02-28 23:00:19

Plexxis Software opens new technology center in Bolton, Ontario, Canada which is dedicated to the development of the Drywall ERP construction management software, estimating, and mobile app solution.

2015-02-27 23:09:14

Lewis Clinic Dentistry, an eminent dentistry clinic in Ontario, has extended its business hours to include alternating Saturdays from 9AM to 4PM.

2015-02-27 23:01:47

Based in Elmira, Ontario, Elmira Stove Works stands as Canada’s only remaining kitchen appliance manufacturer.

2015-02-27 20:20:56

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation (TSX: RNX) ("RNC") is pleased to report its review of activities and financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014.


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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.