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2014-07-15 23:13:52

Businesses sending corporate e-cards to customers will be pleased to hear that Progressive Media Group has recently announced the availability of their next generation e-card technology – allowing its products to run on even more mobile and desktop devices than in the past. Progressive Media Group has also launched a new website offering a more consistent and user-friendly experience across various browsers and devices. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Progressive Media...

2014-07-15 12:42:23

St. Michael's Hospital Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no improvement in actual cancer screening rates, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). The study, published today in Annals of Family Medicine, tracked screening rates for cervical, breast and...

2014-07-11 10:10:05

St. Michael's Hospital For the first time, researchers have access to detailed information about how an urban Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new study, called Our Health Counts, uses this health database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people in Canada – according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. The findings, published today in BMJ Open, illustrate striking disparities between urban First Nations individuals and...

2014-07-10 08:20:57

Potential regulatory changes could limit corn and soybean output and cost Ontario's economy OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Restricting the use of neonicotinoids -- an insecticide commonly used by crop farmers -- could reduce revenues from corn and soybean production by more than $630 million per year in Ontario. The province's gross domestic product would be cut by nearly $440 million if neonicotinoids were not available for use, according to a Conference Board of Canada report issued...

2014-07-08 23:07:23

Dalton Pharma Services signs agreement with GLyPharma Therapeutics Inc., to provide aseptic fill/finish services and analytical services for FE 203799 for cancer patients. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Dalton Pharma Services, a privately owned Canadian pharmaceutical services provider to leading pharmaceutical companies, today announced the company has entered into a Manufacturing Services Agreement with GLyPharma Therapeutics Inc., a specialty pharma company based in Montreal,...

2014-07-08 12:28:50

TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Up and coming Toronto-based singer/songwriter Joseph Neale, a lung cancer survivor, is breathing new life into his music career, and helping Toronto East General Hospital while he is at it. In a unique fundraising campaign, Joseph is inviting Canadians to join him as he raises funds towards his new album while at the same time supporting Toronto East General, where he had his life saving surgery. Joseph was about to launch his music career when he...

2014-07-08 08:23:23

The Sunningdale project is the final project to reach operation in Recurrent Energy's portfolio of 20 projects totaling 220 MWp in Ontario, Canada SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recurrent Energy, a leading North American solar project developer, today announced the commercial operation of the 10 megawatt (MWp)/7 MWac Sunningdale solar project. This is the final project to reach commercial operation in the 20 project portfolio, totaling 220 MWp, developed by...

2014-07-07 08:22:20

GUELPH, Ontario, July 7, 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., on Monday, June 30, completed the sale of the 10 MW AC Val Caron solar power plant ("Val Caron") valued at over C$60 million to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy ("Concord"). The Val Caron 10 MW AC solar power...

2014-07-04 12:21:23

TORONTO, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Ensuring Ontario's health system remains strong means Ontario's Liberal government must immediately ban medical tourism and reject for-profit plasma collection, says the province's top professional nursing association in an open letter. Medical tourism refers to generating revenue by soliciting patients from abroad, a practice currently in progress in Toronto hospitals, and one the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) condemns. It's for...

2014-07-02 08:23:19

PENETANGUISHENE, ON, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian "Masters of the Fiddle" Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy will perform an outdoor evening concert at Discovery Harbour, Penetanguishene, Ontario, on Saturday August 9, as part of the site's "Festival of Peace" Event and 200(th) Year Celebrations. Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy have been captivating audiences all over North America with their exceptional musical skills and obvious joy of playing together. The duo has...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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