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2014-06-24 12:30:18

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that it is accelerating its exploration program on the Wisner joint venture properties in response to new mineralization being identified in all five target areas investigated so far this year. Highlights: -- All nine drill holes in the new Twisted Wrench target area intersected weak Cu mineralization; -- Additional copper...

2014-06-20 08:25:56

2014 NXNE Festival to feature interactive launch at 'Times Square North' MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada, a global leader in consumer electronics, is pleased to celebrate the launch today of Canada's largest outdoor LED billboard at Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square. Individuals travelling through 'Times Square North' will now enjoy content on a 97" ft. wide by 60" ft. tall screen, equivalent to one third the size of a soccer field. The billboard will be officially...

2014-06-20 08:20:19

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Subaru Triathlon Series, in conjunction with title sponsor Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI), is thrilled to kick start its program, Nights of Family Comfort, with a season fundraising goal of $25,000 for its official charity of choice, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada. Under the program, athletes can choose to race on behalf of the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of their choice. To bring awareness to the initiative, the Ontario Subaru Dealers...

2014-06-18 23:02:01

You can do something about dementia, stroke, and heart disease. Toronto (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Modeled after the increasing evidence linking a socially, physically and mentally stimulating lifestyle to helping decrease the incidence or progression of diseases, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario introduced Minds in Motion® this spring. The new program designed for people with signs of Alzheimer’s and their care partners helps improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and alertness....

2014-06-17 20:23:37

Four Ontario Authors Receive Province's Top Literary Award TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Winners of Ontario's foremost prize for literary excellence, the Trillium Book Award, were announced at a dinner hosted by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC). -- This year's winner for the Trillium Book Award in English-language is: Hannah Moscovitch, This is War (Playwrights Canada Press/ Banff Centre Press) -- The winner for the Trillium Book Award in...

2014-06-16 20:20:39

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As part of Essar Steel Algoma Inc.'s ("Algoma") refinancing and recapitalization efforts, Algoma has entered into confidential discussions with investors representing approximately seventy per cent of the 9.875% US$385mn senior unsecured notes. Algoma also has executed non-disclosure agreements and is engaged in discussions with advisors representing an ad hoc group of holders of 9.375% US$400mn senior secured notes. The purpose of...

2014-06-16 08:32:54

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Properly applied de-identification is an effective tool to protect privacy, but recent criticisms have suggested the opposite. The perpetuation of this myth has the potential to adversely impact health research, innovation and Big Data insights. In order to address the misconceptions surrounding de-identification, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Senior...

2014-06-16 08:25:47

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - BrightLane Inc. is looking for a great idea to transform a large unused alleyway located next to the company's home on King Street West in Toronto, Canada. Individuals are encouraged to submit any ideas they may have at http://brightlane.ca/idea before June 30th, 2014 for a chance to see their idea brought to life. BrightLane is currently renovating their space on King West and have identified a need to revitalize the unused alleyway, "We're...

2014-06-16 08:25:05

-- Leaving Manitoba for Ontario this morning, Clara Hughes continues the journey toward a stigma-free Canada with stops in Kenora, Dryden, Upsala, Thunder Bay, Terrace Bay, Marathon, Wawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Sudbury, North Bay, Deep River and Arnprior -- Clara's Big Ride concludes as part of Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on July 1 WINNIPEG, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting today and for the next 2 weeks, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes...

2014-06-16 08:22:59

Flooding, fresh-water stewardship along Ontario's Grand River to be studied MARKHAM, Ontario, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new data integration platform for watershed management built by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) in collaboration with IBM [NYSE: IBM] is helping researchers, urban planners and others develop more sophisticated tools to predict floods, safeguard the drinking water supply and forecast the impact of growth and urbanization on vital ecosystems....


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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