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2014-02-20 12:26:16

CALGARY, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Rising star Erin Latimer has been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games in March, Alpine Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced Wednesday. Latimer, of Toronto, Ont., joins the roster of 13 para-alpine skiers who were nominated on Jan. 21, rounding out a strong Canadian contingent that is a talented mix of Paralympic veterans and up-and-coming athletes. Latimer's bio is available here...

2014-02-20 12:22:52

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce reveals that Ontario's Ring of Fire, the mineral resource-rich region in the James Bay Lowlands, will generate up to $9.4 billion in new economic activity over the first 10 years of operation and sustain 5,500 jobs annually. According to the study, Beneath the Surface: Uncovering the Economic Potential of Ontario's Ring of Fire, the mining development could generate more than $25 billion across numerous sectors...

2014-02-20 08:24:14

1,000 Ontario jobs and over $5 million injected into local economy each year GODERICH, Ontario, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The K2 Wind Power Project (K2 Wind) has begun hiring workers for the construction of one of Ontario's most promising renewable energy projects following a ruling by the Environmental Review Tribunal, which dismissed the appeal of K2's Renewable Energy Approval. The 270 megawatt (MW) K2 wind power project will use 140 Ontario-made wind turbines. Over 1,000...

2014-02-19 16:21:45

The loan is a significant milestone for the Sarnia plant and contributes important capital All amounts are in Canadian dollars. SARNIA, ON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc. has secured a $10 million interest free loan from Agriculture Canada for the 30,000 MT succinic acid plant currently under construction...

2014-02-18 04:21:01

- The remaining home cooks participate in their second off-site team challenge in Toronto's historic Distillery District on the next episode of MASTERCHEF CANADA - To tweet this alert: http://bit.ly/M0Teqs TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - At the conclusion of last night's episode of CTV's MASTERCHEF CANADA featuring the program's second Mystery Box Challenge, Danny Raposo, a construction worker from Brampton, Ont., was eliminated from the culinary competition series. **Media...

2014-02-18 04:20:20

(AIM Ticker: LND.L) LONDON, UK, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Landore Resources Limited (AIM:LND) ("Landore Resources" or "the Company") today announces the completion of a 3D DCIP + MT geophysics survey on the Junior Lake Property, Ontario, Canada. Highlights: -- Landore Resources has completed a deep-penetrating Quantec ORION 3D "Direct Current Induced Polarization" and "Magnetotellurics" (DCIP + MT) geophysical survey over the highly...

2014-02-17 12:22:54

Thousands of visitors enjoyed three weekends packed full of cultural, sport, and gastronomic activities and Canadian winter traditions GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today was the final day of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration. Thousands of visitors took part in the many activities, and official Winterlude sites welcomed large crowds over the three weekends of festivities. An average of 600,000 people take part in the celebrations each year; a third of...

2014-02-13 23:02:27

More than 50 Canadian Best Western Hotels have committed to installing EV Charging Stations. Visit bestwesternontario.com/ev-chargers for the list of hotels with EV Charging Stations TORONTO (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 A number of Best Western Hotels in Eastern Canada now feature onsite electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that are designated either exclusively for hotel guests or are open to the public. More than 20 Best Western hotels across Ontario provide this green-leaning amenity....

2014-02-13 08:37:47

Global Customer Care Leader Ramps At-Home Customer Care Program for Leading Floral Retailer NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holidays are busy times for both consumers and retailers, and Valentine's Day is no exception. Buyers want fast, personalized service to help choose the perfect gift for their loved ones. Retailers often get overwhelmed with order volumes, creating logistical challenges that result in poor customer experiences. (Logo:...

2014-02-12 20:21:41

Final long weekend of activities includes cool science, hot jazz, theatre, cross-country ski races, marathon running and a graffiti jam OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Heritage is pleased to invite residents and visitors to take part in the third and final weekend of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital Region's winter celebration, which kicked off on January 31 and ends on Ontario Family Day, February 17, 2014. Here is an overview of some of the activities taking place...


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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