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2014-06-11 23:02:57

It's An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit educating citizens about the Canadian System of Honours, will be making a stop in Thunder Bay, Ontario on June 13th and 14th. Thunder Bay, ON (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The community of Thunder Bay and surrounding areas are invited to visit It’s An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System that is now making its way across the country. Over the next year, it will continue to journey to schools, community centres, special...

2014-06-09 16:28:27

TORONTO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Zomaron Inc. (a wholly owned division of Posera-HDX Ltd.) (TSX: HDX) (The Company) announced today that the Ontario Convenience Store Association ("OCSA") has selected Zomaron Merchant Services as their preferred provider of payment processing solutions across the province. The OCSA has over 6,000 members including gas stations and variety stores. The association required a reliable, reputable, and competitive member partner for electronic payments...

2014-06-09 12:23:27

STAMFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Sky CleanTech Alliance Fund, L.P. ("North Sky") and NewWorld Environmental Infrastructure, L.P. ("NewWorld Infrastructure") have announced an investment in a solar electricity generation project portfolio developed by Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC ("Nautilus") through its Canadian subsidiary, Nautilus Solar Energy Canada, Inc. The portfolio, located in Ontario, Canada, will initially consist of 28 projects totaling approximately 9.2...

2014-06-09 08:29:41

Demonstrates Technology Suitable & Scalable for Multiple Brands of Cyclotrons ST. LOUIS, MO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's annual conference, a Canadian team with members from TRIUMF, the BC Cancer Agency, the Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization, and Lawson Health Research Institute announced that they have dramatically advanced technology for addressing the medical-isotope crisis. The key medical isotope,...

2014-06-04 08:27:04

For Over 14 Years, the Ontario Based Dental Practice Growth Guru Has Helped Clients Throughout Canada and the U.S. Generate Millions in Production Revenues ALLISTON, Ontario, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you open up your mailbox this fall and see a card with a graphic of an ugly lime green Frankenstein grinning at you, don't be scared. When you read the line "Even scary monsters can have a beautiful smile," there's no need to be puzzled. It's just one of the latest - and most...

2014-06-03 23:07:33

During Stroke Month, let’s make the connection between heart and brain. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Approximately one-in-three Ontarians will develop stroke, dementia or both, and the incidence for each increases the risk of the other. That was the message as three Ontario health organizations came together during Stroke Month to raise awareness for stroke and dementia. The Ontario Stroke Network, the Alzheimer’s Society of Ontario and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have joined...

2014-06-03 16:21:56

OTTAWA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (DGR) has scheduled additional public hearing days to begin on September 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The hearing will continue over approximately two weeks and will be held at: The Royal Canadian Legion 219 Lambton Street, Kincardine, Ontario The public hearing will give participants, Ontario Power Generation and the Canadian Nuclear...

2014-06-03 08:32:27

New report provides recommendations for nurses, nursing employers and educators MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite the fact that Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) make up more than a quarter of Ontario's nursing workforce, a newly released report reveals that there is a significant lack of understanding among nurses, nursing leaders and educators in terms of the role of the RPN or how they can be best utilized. "We knew there were role clarity issues affecting...

2014-06-02 23:10:27

Over 25 million North Americans looking for gluten-free products are confused and overwhelmed by the number of gluten-free label claims in the market. They are looking for a way to identify safe, reliable gluten-free products they can trust, hence the need for the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP), which is recognized throughout North America. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The GFCP is a voluntary certification program based on a preventative, science-based approach for...

2014-06-02 08:21:06

Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to attend interactive real-time virtual RetailInvestorConferences.com NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Algoma Central Corporation (TSX:ALC), ("Algoma" - www.algonet.com) , today announced that Greg Wight, President & CEO and Peter Winkley, Vice President, Finance & CFO will present at RetailInvestorConferences.com on June 5th. DATE: Thursday, June 5, 2014 TIME: 10:00 AM EDT LINK:...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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