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2014-08-26 08:24:30

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that Sudbury Platinum Corporation ("SPC"), a private company in which RNC has an interest, has completed the purchase of 100% interest in the mineral rights of the Aer-Kidd project from CaNickel Mining Company Limited ("CaNickel"). The terms of the transaction were comprised of a cash settlement of $1,250,000 to CaNickel and termination of the underlying option agreement dated October...

2014-08-21 23:11:02

New book introduces seven simple steps to happiness, long-lasting change. Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Are you tired of being unhappy? In a society filled with ongoing negativity and tragedy, author Gaia Shawna Morrissette reveals seven ways to make happiness your default. Her new book “Stop! Drop! & Wiggle!” shares her journey of self-discovery in a candid, entertaining and thought-provoking approach while guiding readers through better understanding themselves by...

2014-08-21 12:26:35

OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - IntenCity, the 60th annual International Downtown Association (IDA) Conference and Tradeshow takes place in Ottawa, Canada from September 3 to 6, 2014 at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Rideau. The conference will focus on the intensification of downtowns and districts worldwide. It features dozens of workshops, presentations and events. For registration and information: DowntownRideau.com SOURCE Downtown Rideau BIA

2014-08-20 12:24:50

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair is a celebration of reading and writing poised to engage 50,000 fairgoers with 300 hours of programming featuring more than 400 Canadian and international authors in eight feature areas over three and a half days. The Fair is an inclusive, poly-cultural event that inspires a love of books in all forms and embraces all facets of the writing and publishing sector. Book lovers will come face-to-face with their...

2014-08-20 12:23:13

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The lack of competition in Ontario's system for alcoholic beverage retailing causes higher prices for consumers and foregone government revenue, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario's Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System," authors Paul R. Masson and Anindya Sen call for a more competitive system in alcoholic beverage retailing in Ontario, which would result in increased...

2014-08-20 08:23:15

GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt ("MW") AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, valued at over C$66.0 million ($60.3 million) to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth")....

2014-08-19 23:14:25

MMTR Health Inc. announced today its brand name has officially changed to MMTR Physiotherapy. The new name has sparked an abundance of change for the clinic, including a new logo, slogan and website. Guelph, Ontario (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The rebranding effort was initiated after the recent split from MyoWorx® in early June. MMTR Physiotherapy remains the primary research center for MyoWorx®, and the distinguished treatment for concussion and chronic pain or disabilities,...

2014-08-19 08:37:47

GEORGETOWN, Ontario, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communications & Power Industries Canada Inc. (CPI Canada) has been awarded a $3.3 million contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to fund the design modifications and development of a Ka-band Extended Interaction Klystron (EIK) for the Surface Water & Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060426/CPILOGO The SWOT mission is a joint mission between NASA and the French Space Agency (CNES)...

2014-08-18 23:04:14

Recreational boaters can take action for cleaner lakes and better health by trading in their old polluting outboard engine today. Clean Wake is a program of Summerhill Impact, in partnership with Honda Canada Inc. and supported by Environment Canada. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Clean Wake is offering recreational boaters a final chance to trade-in their old polluting conventional two-stroke outboard engines before the summer ends. With September just around the corner,...

2014-08-14 16:22:39

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Hydro One Inc. today released its 2014 second quarter results with net income for the quarter of $115 million and revenues of $1,566 million. "In July, Hydro One's acquisition of Norfolk Power received Ontario Energy Board approval. We are pleased to be welcoming new customers and new employees to our Company," said Carmine Marcello, President and CEO, Hydro One. "We are committed to delivering great service for Norfolk Power's customers and we remain...


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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