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2014-09-10 23:09:26

Alzheimer Society of Ontario excited to participate in novel assistive-technology effort Toronto (ON) September 10, 2014 (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is excited to be part of a novel effort to develop assistive technology for people with dementia. From 12-14 September, technological innovators will convene at the Toronto dementia hackathon to tackle the most pressing challenges faced by caregivers and people with dementia, and invent… on the spot…...

2014-09-10 08:23:20

GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 10, 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., completed the sale of the 10 MW AC Mighty Solar power plant ("Mighty Solar") valued at over C$60 million ($54.9) to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy ("Concord"). The Mighty Solar 10 MW AC solar power plant is...

2014-09-09 23:10:07

“While age remains dementia’s biggest risk factor, age can also represent our biggest hope” says Gale Carey, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Ontario. Toronto (Ontario) (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 While the toll of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia on the aging population is well documented, the disease impacts people of every age. On Wednesday September 10, young Canadians touched by the disease will gather at the British High Commission in Ottawa to discuss and find creative ways...

2014-09-08 12:20:57

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed an audience of international air industry leaders, top level decision-makers, and other airport professionals at the annual Airports Council International -North America Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Minister Raitt discussed policy issues with her American and international counterparts and senior business leaders and the opportunities open to the Canadian and international...

2014-09-05 12:25:42

CONCORD, ON, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - My Canada Payday (http://www.mycanadapayday.com), a fully-licensed payday lender with offices throughout Canada, is pleased to join the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (http://www.occ.ca). My Canada Payday maintains storefront offices in Ontario, British Columbia and Nova Scotia in addition to its robust online business. "We're proud to be part of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce," said My Canada Payday Marketing Director Dale Evans. "This is a great,...

2014-09-04 12:25:31

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario electricity consumers will benefit from less risk and lower prices if the province moves to a capacity market for obtaining generation, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Rethinking Ontario's Electricity System with Consumers in Mind," author Michael Wyman calls for the province of Ontario to adopt a capacity market, in which generators would receive payments for being available to produce energy, if needed, at some point in the...

2014-09-04 08:34:54

COLLINGWOOD, ON, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Students returning to Pretty River Academy this week learned they will have to check their cell phones at the door. The same school that became one of the first in Ontario to ban Wifi in the classroom is now saying "no" to student cell phones. "The cell phone is the biggest distraction to a child's learning," said Brayden Plummer, Headmaster of the school. "When we suggested the idea our teachers supported it unanimously." Pretty River Academy...

2014-09-02 16:24:15

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society is calling on hockey fans in Ontario to put their knowledge of the game to the test in Million Dollar Hockey Pool, Canada's first major charitable sports pool to offer a $1 million prize. Sports broadcasters Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole, hockey legends Doug Gilmour and Brad Marsh and a team of underwater hockey players joined the Canadian Cancer Society today at a downtown pool to launch this new online hockey pool that will...

2014-09-02 08:25:58

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Restaurants in Toronto's Entertainment District Business Improvement Area (TOED BIA) are rolling out the red carpet for this year's 39(th) Annual Toronto International Film Festival. A new Festival Street initiative has 14 participating restaurants on King St., between John and Peter extending their patios into the street as part of the film-themed outdoor fair. The District's portion of King Street expanding along the block fondly referred to as...

2014-08-29 23:07:30

Toronto based APEXA Corp., subsidiary of LOGiQ³, offers insight and unveils its official brand Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Expert provider of life insurance and reinsurance consulting, outsourcing and training services, LOGiQ³, officially announces the name and brand of its subsidiary corporation: APEXA Corp., the solution for higher standardization, connectivity and confidence in contracting and compliance for the Canadian life insurance industry. The APEXA...


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
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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