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2014-06-30 23:01:03

Siborg Systems Inc. and Thang Long P&T Int. Co. Ltd. have penned a deal to offer the popular handheld LCR-meters in Vietnam. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Smart Tweezers have grown worldwide with distributors across the globe; the newest deal brings the LCR-meters to Vietnam with a newly agreed upon deal between Siborg Systems Inc. and Thang Long P&T Int. Co. Ltd. in Vietnam. This new deal will make the Smart Tweezers line more accessible to consumers in Vietnam and...

2014-06-30 12:26:31

-- Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston to join Clara on the ride into Arnprior -- Clara to receive the Meritorious Service Cross before completing her unprecedented 110-day bike journey around Canada on Parliament Hill tomorrow DEEP RIVER, ON, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, on Day 109 of Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk, Clara Hughes sets out from Deep River for Arnprior,...

2014-06-27 23:02:04

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is pleased about two key initiatives that have been adapted for a variety of cultural and linguistic communities: Finding Your Way™, a program to prevent wandering incidents, and Shifting Focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 While a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is devastating for anyone, language and cultural barriers add to the complexities of the disease. On the eve of the...

2014-06-26 04:20:29

GUELPH, Ontario, June 26, 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., has entered into an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction ("EPC") agreement with Kingston Solar LP, a solar energy project developed by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. ("Samsung") for the construction of a 140 MW DC (100 MW AC)...

2014-06-25 23:09:20

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is releasing its expert opinion on the rising vacancy rates in Ontario senior homes. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is releasing its expert opinion on the rising vacancy rates in...

2014-06-24 16:22:24

CALGARY, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board is making $300,000 available under its Participant Funding Program to support participation in the hearing for the proposed Eastern Mainline Project. These funds will help landowners, Aboriginal groups, incorporated non-industry, not-for-profit organizations, and other interested persons to participate in the regulatory process. A higher amount may be considered once applications for funding are received. On 8 May 2014,...

2014-06-24 16:22:04

Summitt Energy plants 18,000 trees in honour of EverGreen Program Homeowners' Commitment to Energy Conservation TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Trees offer homeowners more than landscaping aesthetics; in addition to beautifying our communities, trees reduce local air pollution, have the potential to mitigate storm water damage, and reduce homeowners' electricity costs, according to a May 2013 study by Ryerson University entitled, "Growing Summer Energy Conservation through Residential Tree...

2014-06-24 16:22:01

Smell Grabber(TM) is the solution for all of them! TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians have voted with their noses and the most anticipated smelliest province or region in the country during the hot days of summer is the Prairies--Manitoba and Saskatchewan--according to a new national poll released today by Earth Innovations Inc. Next in the stinky hall of fame was Ontario followed by Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Québec and Alberta. In the survey produced for Smell...

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...


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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