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2014-09-26 23:08:20

Speaker and Author Elisha Ogbonna Helps Readers Harness Their True Potential Kitchener, Ont. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Greek stoic philosopher Epictetus believed that what happened to an individual was not as important as how that individual reacted to it. Some two thousand years later, Aldous Huxley put it this way: “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” It is only when the events and obstacles of the world around people are mapped...

2014-09-25 16:26:49

Will Arnett returns to emcee the event and available for red carpet interviews TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - One of North America's leading community teaching hospitals -- Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) -- is once again writing the city its funniest prescription with its second comedy gala, Laughter Is The Best Medicine II, on September 27, 2014 at the Allstream Centre (Automotive Building, Exhibition Place.) More than 1,400 gala guests anticipate being in stitches at the...

2014-09-25 16:24:27

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - For the first time, the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize will bring its talented finalists to the streets. The travelling Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Art Truck will feature video footage of the four shortlisted artists discussing their practices, offering a glimpse into their artwork and allowing visitors an opportunity to vote for who should win the $50,000 prize. The location of the Art Truck may be tracked using the hashtag #ArtIsMoving or follow us on...

2014-09-25 12:23:38

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") is pleased to provide results from the 2014 exploration programs underway on its polymetallic platinum ("Pt), palladium ("Pd), copper ("Cu"), nickel ("Ni"), gold ("Au") and silver ("Ag") properties in Sudbury, Ontario. New Cu and platinum group metal ("PGM") mineralization was intersected at shallow depths (above 120 metres) at four of eight target areas on the Wisner properties, located...

2014-09-24 12:24:23

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) today announced updates to the saveONenergy RETROFIT PROGRAM that provide additional financial incentives for Ontario businesses to reduce energy used by lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, refrigeration systems and building plug loads. Retrofitting outdated equipment provides cost savings and improves the efficiency of operational procedures and processes. Eligible companies can receive...

2014-09-24 12:24:11

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") is pleased to provide an update on its Broken Hammer open pit Cu-PGM mine located in the Sudbury area of Ontario. Highlights: -- Achieved full production rate of 800 tpd at the mine and at Redstone Mill in August 2014 -- Have delivered to the copper smelter, over 1,000 tonnes of copper concentrate containing net payable metals of more than 750,000 lbs. of...

2014-09-24 12:23:43

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) ("EHT" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EHT) is pleased to announce that it has completed final connection, to the Ontario electricity grid, of a 500 Kilowatt AC solar PV system for E.S.Fox Ltd. (the "Project") under the Ontario Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program. The Project includes approximately 2,190 Jinko solar panels, Schletter racking and Santerno Inverters. The Project will be owned and...

2014-09-23 16:28:36

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the decision by the Government of Ontario to allow up to six-storey wood frame buildings. The province has announced it will change its building code to increase the allowable height of wood-based buildings from four storeys to six, matching what is already permitted in British Columbia and what is now proposed under changes to the National Building Code. "Technological advances are allowing...

2014-09-23 12:36:11

2014 Toronto International Film Festival increases local spending by 12.1 per cent TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Lights, camera, splurge! According to Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris"), Canada's largest credit and debit card processor, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), now in its 38(th) year, continues to attract big spending in addition to high-profile celebrities, premier films and passionate fans. There was a 12.1 per cent gain in overall consumer...

2014-09-23 12:22:37

CORTLAND, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has partnered with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) of Toronto to help close a critical gap in safety education for the operators of vehicle lifts in Ontario. WSPS members now have access to Lifting It Right: 2014 Online Edition, the interactive, Web-based vehicle lift safety course developed by ALI and dealer services provider KPA. Photo -...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin