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2014-03-19 08:28:44

Sector Growth Spurs Opening of London Office LONDON, ON, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Staffing Exchange(TM) (TSE) is pleased to announce the opening of the London, Ontario National Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Division branch office. Driven by growth in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industries, this important milestone for TSE reflects stability, confidence, and continued expansion of the National, International, and Global markets. TSE's...

2014-03-18 12:27:14

- Following a nationwide search, six hopefuls from Grand Falls, N.L., Calgary, Alta., and Toronto, Ont. take part in daily on-air challenges to become official cooking expert for Canada's #1 lifestyle series - - Celebrity chef Christine Cushing returns as lead judge, alongside guest judges Rocco DiSpirito, Lynn Crawford, MASTERCHEF CANADA's Michael Bonacini, and MASTERCHEF Season 3 winner Christine Ha; Rob Feenie to act as mentor - - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. returns as official...

2014-03-18 08:23:00

TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that its Board of Directors have approved the production decision for the Broken Hammer copper and platinum group metal project in Sudbury, Ontario. "We are very excited by the prospect of starting the company's first mining project in Sudbury" said Marz Kord, President and CEO of Wallbridge Mining. "Based on the results of the 2011 bulk sample and the 2012...

2014-03-17 08:23:48

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario, Canada is helping Ivaco Rolling Mills modernize its facility to increase capacity and produce higher-quality steel products, expanding opportunities to supply industries including automotive, advanced manufacturing and energy. Also, the new technology will make the plant more energy efficient, require less raw materials and reduce particulate emissions for cleaner air. QUOTES "The investment we're announcing today will help Ivaco improve its...

2014-03-17 08:21:32

New en-route Auto Program brings award-winning IMS UBI Intelligence solution to Ontario drivers GUELPH and WATERLOO, ON, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Co-operators is introducing the en-route Auto Program(TM) in Ontario, a unique offering that will allow for more customized auto insurance and lower premiums for safe drivers, based on usage-based insurance (UBI) technology developed by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS). Beginning April 2, clients who sign up will receive an...

2014-03-16 12:20:33

SOCHI, Russia, March 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian para-alpine athletes competing in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games will leave Russia with eight medals - half of Canada's overall medal haul. Five athletes on the 14-person team won medals, including two gold. Sit-skier Josh Dueck, of Kimberley, B.C. - Canada's flag bearer for the closing ceremony - won gold in super-combined and silver in downhill. Young gun visually impaired athlete Mac Marcoux, 16, of Sault Ste. Marie,...

2014-03-15 20:20:51

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's National Sledge Team has won the bronze medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, defeating Norway 3-0 in Saturday's bronze medal game at Shayba Arena. The medal is Canada's fourth all-time at the Paralympics; it won gold in 2006 in Torino, Italy, silver in 1998 in Nagano, Japan, and bronze in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway, in addition to this year's third-place finish. Saturday's contest was a rematch of the bronze...

2014-03-14 12:30:21

Industry Associations Support Hybrid Turkeys Commitment to Animal Welfare Employees Remain Suspended Pending Full Investigation KITCHENER, ON, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Hybrid Turkeys has taken clear steps to enhance the ethical and responsible treatment of the turkey flocks in their care. Last week Hybrid became the first company to announce video monitoring of all euthanasia of birds under their care. Four employees were suspended by the company based on a viewing of video taken in...

2014-03-14 08:22:28

GUELPH, Ontario, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the opening of Canadian Solar Microgrid Testing Centre. The Centre will focus on micro-grid solution testing, and system solution design and smart grid assessment services. The Canadian Solar Microgrid Testing Centre, partially funded by the Ontario Ministry of Energy, will be located in...

2014-03-13 23:29:35

The first paperless real restate transaction process launches in Peel Region – "Transactions on Rails" Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 RE/MAX Realty Services Inc. continues to lead the market in technology, as the first to adopt in Peel Region, DealTap™'s new paperless real estate transaction platform. DealTap™'s platform is considered a Game Changer in the industry, with its cutting edge technology. The platform enables home buyers and sellers to negotiate a...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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