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2014-03-24 08:22:36

Project being built by locals with Ontario-made products GODERICH, Ontario, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers are beginning to build the K2 Wind Power Project (K2 Wind), which broke ground today following the successful completion of an $850 million financing, which was secured with 15 financial institutions in the form of a construction loan that will convert to long-term operational debt. Located in Goderich, the 270 megawatt (MW) wind power project is hiring local workers and...

2014-03-21 16:22:54

-- GreenRush Financial Conferences Ltd. (GreenRush) A wholly owned Subsidiary of Next Gen -- GreenRush Financial Conferences Mandate: To be the Premier Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Alternative Medicine Investment Conference -- The first two Conferences are to be held in Vancouver and Toronto -- Vancouver, British Columbia - Wednesday May 7, 2014 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre East, Ballrooms A/B/C in...

2014-03-20 23:33:49

Event in San Francisco will recognize app, game, and website developers who are creating high-quality educational content for home and school San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Tonight Common Sense Media will host the second annual ON for Learning Awards from 6 to 8 p.m. at the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum. Developers, educators, teachers, and investors will be on hand to recognize the apps, games, and websites that were rated best for learning by Common Sense Media in 2013....

2014-03-19 23:01:45

Leapfrog Lighting announced a sweepstake open to Ottawa, Ontario based retail stores to help demonstrate to businesses the role of LED bulbs in dramatically reducing energy use and costs. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Leapfrog Lighting announced a contest to all Ottawa, Ontario retailers designed to illustrate the significant benefits of LED bulbs in lowering utility costs. "Most businesses are considering the switch to LED lighting," said Stephen Naor, CEO of Leapfrog...

2014-03-19 12:22:03

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. The results show a continuation of the improvement in aviation activity results experienced in 2012. Passenger volumes continued to grow during 2013 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as Canada's largest airport and North America's second...

2014-03-19 12:21:55

A three-year mandate for Mr. Paul V. Colling OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul V. Colling to the board of directors of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority for a term of three years. Mr. Colling has over 30 years' experience in law enforcement operations as a Peace Officer in the Niagara Falls region, as well as a strong background in customer service. His career as a Peace...

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...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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