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2014-10-14 16:29:58

Earns spot in semi-finals at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Three top chefs put their culinary skills and creativity on the table this past Saturday at the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show as part of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair's Road to The Royal Chef Challenge, presented by TSC Stores. Chef Scott McRae of David's Restaurant in Port Dover won the competition with his entrée of pork belly braised in apple cider with kimchi, parsnip...

2014-10-14 08:41:43

Expanding Volume Drives Recruitment for Customer Support Positions HAMILTON, Ala., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, today announced it is actively expanding its customer care call center in Hamilton, Alabama. This will entail hiring 300 positions to support expansion by its client, a leading digital cable, HDTV, DVR, high-speed internet and local and long-distance phone provider. The newly hired associates will provide inbound customer...

2014-10-14 08:22:56

Young-Davidson Reports Underground Cash Costs of $656 per Ounce and Underground Unit Costs of $41 per Tonne TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico" or the "Company") today announces preliminary third quarter production results. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. (Results for the third quarter 2014 are estimates only and are subject to change.) AuRico is reporting its ninth consecutive quarter of record...

2014-10-13 20:21:20

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc. reported today CDN $85.2 million in EBITDA for the three month period ended September 30, 2014. This improvement in earnings is attributable, in part to a 28% increase in shipments with 680,092 tons shipped during the quarter as compared to 530,038 tons in the previous quarter, coupled with higher selling prices. EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure of profitability, used by management as an indicator of the...

2014-10-09 08:25:58

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GroupBy, Inc. today announced its position as title sponsor of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair's prestigious Big Ben Challenge held at the 2014 Royal Horse Show on Saturday, November 15. The GroupBy Big Ben Challenge is one of the most anticipated events on the international show jumping circuit in Canada - for riders and audiences alike. The Royal Horse Show is currently ranked as the number one indoor equine competition in North America and...

2014-10-09 08:21:53

Four poorly explored, kilometre-scale gold-bearing syenitic intrusions were outlined, adjacent to or cut by splays of the Larder Lake-Cadillac fault. KINGSTON, ON, Oct. 09, 2014 /CNW/ - Murgor Resources Inc. (TSXV: MGR) ("Murgor") released today a summary of results from its summer 2014 field work at its wholly owned Wydee project near Matachewan, Ontario. The Wydee Property is located 6 kilometres west-northwest of the Town of Matachewan, Ontario, where Aurico Gold operates the Young...

2014-10-08 23:09:34

LowestRates.ca, the mortgage, car insurance and credit card comparison website, today announced the Lowest Rates Guarantee, where it offers to beat any publicly available mortgage rate in Ontario, Alberta or British Columbia. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 LowestRates.ca officially upped the mortgage ante today with the announcement of the Lowest Rates Guarantee, a pledge to beat any publicly available mortgage rate in three of Canada’s biggest mortgage markets: Ontario,...

2014-10-08 23:02:57

Eye-catching infographic from Rates.ca conveys that distracted driving is now the number one risk on Canadian roads, contributing to 8 in 10 collisions. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Distracted driving is now responsible for more deaths on Ontario roads than both impaired driving and speeding. The Ontario Provincial Police reported that in 2013, distracted driving contributed to the deaths of 78 people, compared to 57 for impaired driving and 44 for accidents related to speeding....

2014-10-08 04:20:33

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that Manufacturer's Life Insurance Company ("Manulife") has agreed to provide approximately C$51 Million (US$46 Million) in construction and term financing to Canadian Solar for the RayLight solar power plant located in Wyebridge, Ontario, Canada. The RayLight project will be acquired by Concord Green...

2014-10-06 23:01:27

New Program Promotes Safe Driving While Increasing Fuel Efficiency Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Canadian Linen and Uniform Service, a leading textile services and supply company in North America, today announced it has installed a new ‘Safety Driven’ telematics technology across its entire fleet in conjunction with Drive Safely Work Week. The inthinc® technology has been incorporated into more than 1,800 vehicles companywide and the new platform promotes safe driving...


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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.