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2014-09-30 12:31:52

Road to The Royal Chef Challenge headed to Markham Fair on October 5 TORONTO, Sept.

2014-09-30 08:24:18

Belle River Wind is fifth wind power project to be built in Ontario by Samsung and Pattern Development TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc.

2014-09-29 08:32:09

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Council of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) has elected Mark F. Scanlon, R.Ph. as President and Esmail Merani, R.Ph.

2014-09-28 16:21:44

Laughter Is The Best Medicine II event brought out Toronto's Most Generous Guests to Celebrate End of $60-million Private Sector Capital Campaign TORONTO, Sept.

2014-09-26 23:08:20

Speaker and Author Elisha Ogbonna Helps Readers Harness Their True Potential Kitchener, Ont.

2014-09-25 16:26:49

Will Arnett returns to emcee the event and available for red carpet interviews TORONTO, Sept.

2014-09-25 16:24:27

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - For the first time, the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize will bring its talented finalists to the streets.


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.