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2014-08-05 23:01:14

Recreational boaters can take action for cleaner lakes and better health. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Clean Wake is offering recreational boaters a final chance to trade-in their old polluting conventional two-stroke outboard engines before the summer ends. With September just around the corner, thousands of Ontario cottagers and boaters are starting to think about pulling their boats out of the water and storing them away for another season. For those with an old inefficient...

2014-07-31 23:06:32

Canada's in home personal training company is now available in Ottawa, Ontario. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fitness on the Go in-home personal trainer s deliver fitness to your home, which now includes Ottawa along with all major cities in Canada. Their certified personal trainers have been delivering fitness to clients in Ontario since 2012, but have recently expanded into Ottawa. Fitness on the Go is a Canadian owned in-home fitness and personal training company that is...

2014-07-31 23:00:40

Siborg Systems Inc. and Medin Co. Ltd. to work together in offering Smart Tweezers LCR-meter and LCR-Reader in Vietnam and Asia. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A new distribution deal between Siborg Systems Inc. and Medin Co. Ltd. brings Smart Tweezers handheld digital LCR-meter to Vietnam and surrounding Asian areas. This deal ensures that customers get their devices faster without having to wait for shipping or customs from North America. Medin Co. Ltd. is a Vietnam based...

2014-07-31 08:27:57

-- Field work outlines a new gold bearing structure cutting through a syenite intrusion, -- Geochemistry shows several intrusions on property with similar signatures as the Young Davidson Syenite, -- Murgor acquires additional prospective ground contiguous to the Wydee property, and -- Follow-up field work to start mid-August. KINGSTON, ON, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Murgor Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MGR) ("Murgor") released today the preliminary results...

2014-07-31 08:25:32

SunEdison's eleventh solar project under the Feed in Tariff program will bring energy and jobs to Ontario TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has reached financial close with Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale (NORD/LB) for an 18 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in Ontario. The project is set to start construction in July and be completed by the end of 2014,...

2014-07-31 08:22:57

OTTAWA, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Canada Post recognizes Canada's contribution to the evolution of country music with a series of five new stamps featuring some of the country's most renowned artists. The new stamps feature Tommy Hunter, k.d. lang, Renée Martel, Hank Snow and Shania Twain - 5 of the most unique voices in Canada's country music history. "The music of these artists holds a special place for so many Canadians, and these stamps are likely to stir memories of those...

2014-07-30 23:07:32

Siborg Systems Inc. and Huizhou Kerui Trade Co. Ltd. are working together in bringing Smart Tweezers line of LCR-meters including LCR-Reader to China and surrounding Asia Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Smart Tweezers from Siborg Systems Inc. have been made more easily accessible following a new deal to bring the devices to China and surrounding Asian areas, benefiting customers with shorter delivery and shorter wait times for customs. Smart Tweezers are a fully automatic LCR- and...

2014-07-30 12:21:36

WINDSOR, ON, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the International Authority which will oversee the construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. Mrs. Kristine Burr and Mrs. Geneviève Gagnon have been appointed by Canada and Mr. Michael D. Hayes, Mrs. Birgit, M. Klohs and Mr. Matt Rizik have been appointed by Michigan. Mrs. Burr will...

2014-07-29 23:02:19

iView Systems will exhibit at the 20th Annual OIGA Annual Convention and Tradeshow, at Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City, August 11-13, 2014. Oakville, Ontario (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 iView Systems, leaders in security reporting and management solutions for the gaming industry, is pleased to announce membership in the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA). As an associate member, iView Systems is a valuable and vital part of the organization, sharing industry expertise in security...

2014-07-24 16:22:29

EnerCare has jointly served with Direct Energy more than one million home services and water heater rental customers in Ontario for 12 years HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the sale of the Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly...


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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