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2013-11-28 08:23:11

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ontarians will get access to new apps to help manage their energy consumption data, thanks to a pilot program led by MaRS Discovery District, in partnership with Hydro One and London Hydro and supported by the Ministry of Energy. Apps from Energent, BuiltSpace, Eyedro and Zerofootprint will be made available to consumers in London Hydro and Hydro One's service territories throughout the duration of the year-long pilot program. MaRS Data...

2013-11-27 23:25:57

Two popular LCR-meters are offered for sale this Black Friday, November 29, 2013. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 World-renowned Smart Tweezers LCR-meter was first introduced in early 2000s. You may find more information in a brief presentation of Smart Tweezers History. With constantly improving accuracy and available features, Smart Tweezers has recently reached basic accuracy of 0.2% and continues to evolve improving both accuracy and a range of applications. Now it is a...

2013-11-27 12:24:23

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Association of Ontario Midwives filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario over the government's refusal to comply with pay equity for midwives. When midwives were introduced into Ontario's health system 20 years ago, they roughly achieved pay equity, but government has not maintained pay equity over time. Government has repeatedly failed to implement recommendations for pay equity. "It's unfortunate that after years...

2013-11-26 20:20:34

EDMONTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today met with leading Canadian and international researchers, academics and experts at the fourth annual Canadian Military and Veteran Health Research Forum in Edmonton, Alberta. The Forum brings together leading Canadian and international researchers on military and Veteran health. "Our Government is proud to be a supporter of the 2013 Military and Veteran Health Research Forum," said...

2013-11-26 16:24:39

Toronto's Own Comedy Star, Will Arnett, returns as Master of Ceremonies for the Hospital's Comedy Gala TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's leading community teaching hospital is set to give Toronto a follow-up dose of its funniest prescription ever with Laughter is the Best Medicine II. Emmy and Grammy award winner, Chris Rock, will headline Toronto East General Hospital's comedy gala--zapping the funny bones of the city's movers and shakers on March 29, 2014 at the...

2013-11-26 12:22:47

SARNIA, ON, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting on Tuesday, November 26, the City of Sarnia will be undertaking work on a watermain at the intersection of Vidal Street and Churchill Line. The opening of the ground near the watermain for remediation efforts by Sun-Canadian Pipe Line meant the City could access the infrastructure with greater ease and efficiency for their repairs and improvements. "We are working in collaboration with municipal officials to ensure they have the...

2013-11-22 20:22:18

Elton John has added several Canadian concerts to his touring schedule, and QueenBeeTickets.com will be a popular stop for fans looking to buy excellent seats at fair prices. Elton John General Motors Centre tickets are expected to sell out, so folks who intend to see the show will want to act rather quickly. GERMANTOWN, Wis., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Elton John General Motors Centre tickets will sell quickly at QueenBeeTickets.com to Canadian fans who are excited that...

2013-11-21 23:27:27

Dr. David Brown of Alton Dental starts a blog to educate his patients about implants and dental health. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The average adult smiles up to 20 times a day! People who are constantly flashing their pearly whites, are those who are confident with their smile. But the number of times a person smiles can be drastically reduced when he/she are self-conscious. Losing a tooth will not only have a social impact, but it can also further impact dental...

2013-11-21 12:29:06

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The 8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health is being held in Ottawa from November 25 to 27. On November 25, more than 100 youth and adults from across Canada will be heading to Parliament Hill to call on the government to ban all flavoured tobacco products in the country. The use of flavoured tobacco products by youth in Canada is high. A recent study released by the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo...

2013-11-20 23:26:04

The eSchoolPLUS student information system was recognized as a Top 100 product for 2013 by the readers of District Administration. Featured products were nominated by K-12 educational leaders and administrators from across the country as those that have made a positive difference in their efforts. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The eSchoolPLUS student information system today was named to the 2013 District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products. Featured products were...


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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