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2014-06-16 08:22:59

Flooding, fresh-water stewardship along Ontario's Grand River to be studied MARKHAM, Ontario, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new data integration platform for watershed management built by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) in collaboration with IBM [NYSE: IBM] is helping researchers, urban planners and others develop more sophisticated tools to predict floods, safeguard the drinking water supply and forecast the impact of growth and urbanization on vital ecosystems....

2014-06-13 23:02:55

This Kawartha Lakes fitness boot camp is rewarding brave and determined participants with new bodies and a long list of goodies and prizes. Lindsay, Ontario (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 In today’s climate of hectic work schedules, the fitness boot camp has become more and more popular. Boot camps cater to very busy people, with short but intensive workouts held early morning and late in the evening to accommodate equally intense work schedules. Corporal Sean Francis, of Kawartha Lakes Fit...

2014-06-13 16:21:02

TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Moose Power Inc. ("Moose Power"), along with its partner Nautilus Solar Canada Inc. ("Nautilus"), has sold three projects to an investment vehicle of NewWorld Environmental Infrastructure, L.P. ("NewWorld") and North Sky CleanTech Alliance Fund, L.P. ("North Sky"). This is the first step in a larger commitment by New World and North Sky to fund at least 28 projects representing 9.2 megawatts. (Photo:...

2014-06-12 23:04:49

PROFIT magazine unveils 26th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Therapure Biopharma Inc. in the top 5% of the fastest growing Canadian companies on the 26th annual PROFIT 500 list. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. “The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite...

2014-06-11 23:13:07

On Friday, June 13th ACG and the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) will be hosting our 2nd Annual Gluten-Free Industry Day, designed to update retailers and manufacturers about the dynamic growing gluten-free Canadian market. Our key-note this year will be Alice Bast, President and Founder of USA's leading celiac organization...National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Again, the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) will be hosting a...

2014-06-11 23:10:30

In honor of Empire Communities’ 20th Anniversary, the award-winning home builder recently launched the Empire Heroes Program. The new initiative is designed to make homeownership easier for first responders and hospital staff. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Through the Empire Heroes Program, police, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff will receive a 2% discount off the purchase price of a new Empire home or condominium in the Greater Toronto Area...

2014-06-11 23:02:57

It's An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit educating citizens about the Canadian System of Honours, will be making a stop in Thunder Bay, Ontario on June 13th and 14th. Thunder Bay, ON (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The community of Thunder Bay and surrounding areas are invited to visit It’s An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System that is now making its way across the country. Over the next year, it will continue to journey to schools, community centres, special...

2014-06-09 16:28:27

TORONTO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Zomaron Inc. (a wholly owned division of Posera-HDX Ltd.) (TSX: HDX) (The Company) announced today that the Ontario Convenience Store Association ("OCSA") has selected Zomaron Merchant Services as their preferred provider of payment processing solutions across the province. The OCSA has over 6,000 members including gas stations and variety stores. The association required a reliable, reputable, and competitive member partner for electronic payments...

2014-06-09 12:23:27

STAMFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Sky CleanTech Alliance Fund, L.P. ("North Sky") and NewWorld Environmental Infrastructure, L.P. ("NewWorld Infrastructure") have announced an investment in a solar electricity generation project portfolio developed by Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC ("Nautilus") through its Canadian subsidiary, Nautilus Solar Energy Canada, Inc. The portfolio, located in Ontario, Canada, will initially consist of 28 projects totaling approximately 9.2...

2014-06-09 08:29:41

Demonstrates Technology Suitable & Scalable for Multiple Brands of Cyclotrons ST. LOUIS, MO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's annual conference, a Canadian team with members from TRIUMF, the BC Cancer Agency, the Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization, and Lawson Health Research Institute announced that they have dramatically advanced technology for addressing the medical-isotope crisis. The key medical isotope,...


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...

lacy3_001_pvd
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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'