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2015-04-28 12:25:16

SEOUL, Korea, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Bruce Power and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) have entered into an agreement that will see the two companies explore new areas of collaboration with a particular

2015-04-28 08:34:55

Ontario Association of Optometrists releases report calling for better care, at better value, close to home TORONTO, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - By 2031, the number of Ontarians living with

2015-04-24 08:33:00

MONTREAL, April 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - EACOM Timber Corporation is pleased to see the needs of the forest products industry addressed in the 2015 Ontario provincial budget, which was delivered

2015-04-24 04:20:44

GUELPH, Ontario, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc.

2015-04-23 20:24:47

TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Seneca, with the support of the Government of Ontario and Siemens Canada, is creating the first Mechatronics Simulation and Demonstration Centre (MSDC) in the

2015-04-23 12:35:41

Minister Leitch congratulates recipients of 2015 Canadian Women in Communications and Technology Leadership Excellence Awards OTTAWA, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr.

2015-04-22 12:20:55

All-electric flatbed truck will be used to provide Vehicle to Grid charging (V2G) and will significantly reduce vehicle operating cost ONTARIO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-21 23:00:38

On May 16, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario invites Ontarians to plant hope for a better tomorrow for people touched by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Toronto,

2015-04-21 08:37:48

On May 16, plant hope for a better tomorrow for people touched by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. TORONTO, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Gardening is about hope and optimism.

2015-04-21 08:26:46

TORONTO, Apr. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.