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2014-10-22 23:11:56

Stage2Data, Canada's premier cloud solution provider, will educate and inform IBAO delegates on the importance of data security, disaster recovery and staying compliant during IBAO 2014 Convention Lunch Series. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The 94th Annual Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) Convention is taking place in Ottawa from October 22–24, 2014 and Affinity Partner Stage2Data has been scheduled to speak to delegates about data security, disaster...

2014-10-22 23:07:32

The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance ­– a collective of regional and municipal economic development organizations across Ontario is attending Greenbuild 2014 in New Orleans, the world's largest event for sustainable building, to attract more green technology talent to the province while showcasing the wares of 23 green building technology products and services companies. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Larger than Lower Manhattan south of Houston Street, and...

2014-10-22 23:06:58

evolvingENERGY comes to Toronto, October 28-30, 2014 Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is bringing together district energy practitioners from across North America for the evolvingENERGY conference in Toronto October 28-30, providing a platform for dialogue across the Canadian district energy industry and exploring the evolution of community energy systems. The conference will focus on the issues pertinent to the district energy...

2014-10-22 08:31:54

Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres releases paper on home and community care TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC) is calling for changes to improve patient care and make greater use of CCACs' proven ability to increase patient access, provide safe, high-quality care and deliver better value for public dollars. The OACCAC, whose members provided home and community care to 700,000 patients in 2013/2014, makes the...

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...


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...

rhon_001_php
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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.