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2014-08-14 16:21:13

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicle systems, announced today that Jill Bodkin has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Former Chairman, John Beaulieu, will remain on the board as a director and has been awarded the title 'Chairman Emeritus.' Joseph Caron, formerly of Westport's Advisory Board, has been appointed to the Board of Directors. "Our Board...

2014-08-12 23:06:46

Energy Monitor Enables Average Savings of 10 percent Old Castle, ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Blue Line Innovations Inc., a leader in home energy monitoring solutions, today announced how customers of Essex Powerlines receive Blue Line’s in-home energy display for free, when signing up for Ontario’s saveONenergy peaksaver PLUS® program. The display can save consumers roughly 10 percent on average on their home energy costs. With peak energy rates in Ontario having increased 48...

2014-08-12 23:06:24

The two-year program will provide students the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree of Occupational Science and become a Radiologic Technologist. Ontario, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 From X-rays to more advanced diagnostic tests such as computed tomography, physicians and surgeons rely on accurate medical imaging to treat diseases and injuries; hospitals and medical clinics, in turn, rely on radiologic technologists to operate and maintain the sophisticated equipment that...

2014-08-12 08:33:27

MONTREAL, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a five-year contract, with the possibility of five one-year extension terms exercisable at Infrastructure Ontario's option, to deliver integrated real estate solutions projects on behalf of Infrastructure Ontario and its 26 ministry clients. Over the five-year term, SNC-Lavalin will deliver approximately $450 million worth of capital, repair and leasehold improvement projects throughout the northern...

2014-08-11 23:05:24

Shortage of workers in Electricity sector represents major opportunity for women. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), today announced its Bridging the Gap project, a public / private initiative that aims at increasing the representation of women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector, in Ontario and nationally. EHRC will be the central point of contact to provide women with information on career training, mentoring...

2014-08-11 16:21:53

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that Sudbury Platinum Corporation ("SPC"), a private company in which RNC has an interest, plans to exercise its Right of First Refusal to purchase CaNickel Mining Company Limited's ("CaNickel") 100% interest in the Aer-Kidd Project in Sudbury Ontario for a cash payment of $1,250,000. By doing so, the Option and Joint Venture Agreement currently in place between SPC and CaNickel...

2014-08-11 12:20:47

YORK, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Flyer Industries is equipping its 34 York, Ontario-bound buses with Voith Turbo's DIWA.5 automatic transmissions. These clean diesel buses are expected to be delivered this fall. The DIWA.5 transmission reduces wear and tear through its streamlined gear shifts, which increase driving comfort for passengers riding on buses utilizing the transmission. It also features gear technology designed to ensure fuel-friendly engine speeds in all...

2014-08-09 23:02:00

The release of the Yocto Programmatic Demand Side Platform (DSP) at the Affiliate Summit East will allow marketers to specifically target their audience down to the smallest detail Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 adMobix Inc., a mobile marketing company, is proud to announce the public launch of Yocto, their new Programmatic Demand Side Platform (DSP), to attendees at the 2014 Affiliate Summit East in New York on Aug. 10 – 12. After 17 months of development and 40 years of...

2014-08-08 16:21:29

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to report its review of activities and financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted, and are based on the unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2014, unless otherwise noted. Mark Selby, President & CEO, commented, "Solid progress was made during the...

2014-08-07 23:05:56

Assante Wealth Management has become the latest financial services company to adopt BlueSun’s WealthServ Insurance back office software to support its insurance operation. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Simon Tomlinson, CEO of BlueSun, is pleased to announce Assante Wealth Management has become the latest financial services company to adopt BlueSun’s WealthServ Insurance back office software to support its insurance operation. The partnership between Assante and BlueSun...


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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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