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2014-05-01 08:39:28

US $ -- Q1 adjusted EBITDA of $40 million -- GAAP net loss of $50 million / $0.53 per share -- $55 million unfavorable impact due to abnormally cold winter MONTREAL, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today reported a net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, excluding special items, of $26 million, or $0.27 per share, down from net income, excluding special items, of $28 million, or $0.30 per...

2014-04-30 23:17:44

Nyrius, a leader in wireless connectivity pairs with Engadget.com to offer the ultimate gamer giveaway prize package. Niagara Falls, Ontario (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 On April 29th, 2014, Nyrius will offer a prize package that includes an ARIES™ Pro Wireless HDMI transmitter paired with a Toshiba® 13.3 inch Chromebook through an exclusive giveaway on Engadget.com. The ARIES™ Pro streams content from laptops, desktop computers, cable boxes, satellite receivers, Blu-ray® players,...

2014-04-30 23:17:26

Forget about those boring and confusing news sites, Newstica.com has a bold, fresh and innovative approach to make news more engaging. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Newstica.com, a new website designed to put a vibrant spin on the traditional (and tiresome) approach to news, is on a mission to help people become better informed and more engaged with their world in less time. The site pulls news stories from hundreds of sources around the world, ensuring diverse, new, and...

2014-04-30 23:15:40

The PerformancePLUS assessment and curriculum management system was named Best Online School District Management System in the 20th Annual Best Educational Software Awards. Sponsored by ComputED Gazette, the program recognizes innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Carlsbad, Calif. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 SunGard K-12 Education today announced that its PerformancePLUS assessment and...

2014-04-30 23:01:02

The worldly recognized handheld line of LCR-meters is now available from Siborg Systems Inc. on Amazon including affordable LCR-Reader and the new model ST-5S. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Canadian Siborg Systems Inc. has begun offering the Smart Tweezes ST-5, ST-5S and LCR-Reader on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. By selling the devices through Amazon, customers will benefit from lower costs and faster shipping and absence of the border crossing charges. By offering an alternative...

2014-04-29 23:11:57

Energy Display helps consumers offset May 1st price increase by eliminating waste, while reducing costs Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Blue Line Innovations Inc., a leader in home energy monitoring solutions, today announced that over 170,000 Ontario homes have received its in-home energy display for free, through Ontario’s saveONenergy peaksaver PLUS® program. Blue Line’s flagship product, PowerCost Monitor™ is a home energy display that delivers real-time data,...

2014-04-29 23:02:53

If you or someone you know is living with dementia, now is the time to get your affairs in order. Helpful estate planning tips from the Alzheimer Society of Ontario throughout May. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario understands that life is often unpredictable. So this May, during “Make-a-Will/Leave-a-Legacy” month, the Alzheimer Society proposes a series of tips to help everyone get their financial and legal planning in order. Starting Monday May...

2014-04-29 23:00:39

Lokmita in Lithuania has picked up Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader for distribution from Canadian Siborg Systems Inc. The popular ST-5 model of Smart Tweezers is replaced with the ST-5S. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Canadian Siborg Systems Inc. has agreed to work with Lokmita in Lithuania to offer popular handheld LCR-meters, Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader. Smart Tweezers ST-5 model is getting an update, the ST-5S is in production and will be available soon. The first batch of...

2014-04-29 16:23:13

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the departments of Environmental Protection, Community and Economic Development and Transportation joined dignitaries from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin as well as Ontario and Quebec at the Council of Great Lakes Governors meeting from April 25 to 26. This annual executive meeting of the Council of Great Lakes Governors focuses on environmental and economic...

2014-04-27 12:20:58

TORONTO, April 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Ved Tandan envisions a health system that breaks down the walls between hospitals, doctors' offices and the community - where care is truly centered around the patient, and teams of providers come together to deliver seamless, highly coordinated care to patients wherever they are, whenever they need it. As the new president of the Ontario Medical Association, Dr. Tandan pledged today that he will work toward this future by beginning to dismantle...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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