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2014-07-23 08:27:41

-- Bell Mobility's world-leading broadband LTE mobile service coming to 52 additional communities in the 4 Atlantic provinces in 2014, more than 100 by the end of 2015 -- Consumers and business customers to benefit from the most powerful smartphones and mobile apps -- Bell will announce other regional LTE buildouts across Canada in coming months HALIFAX, July 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the 52 communities across New Brunswick,...

2014-06-19 09:32:37

The JAMA Network Journals In an analysis that included data from 16 trials performed over the last 45 years, among patients with pulmonary embolism, receipt of therapy to dissolve the blood clot (thrombolysis) was associated with lower rates of death, but increased risks of major bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. The authors note that these findings may not apply to patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism (PE;...

2014-05-06 08:21:45

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Tourism PEI and Air Canada Media have launched a contest which will give away 150 flights to Prince Edward Island, as part of this year's marketing campaign for the 150th anniversary celebrating of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference. Leveraging the powerful reach and audience of Air Canada, the program will be executed across all of the brand's media channels, including in-flight, digital, print and airport activation. The contest will run until August...

2014-04-11 12:23:01

CHARLOTTETOWN, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - A stellar line up of Canadian musical artists will take centre stage during one of the country's largest Canada Day celebrations in Prince Edward Island where Canada got its start 150 years ago. Prince Edward Islanders and visitors will be treated to a free day-long Concert for Canada at the Charlottetown Event Grounds, capped off by the largest fireworks display in the entire country. "2014 is a very significant year for Prince Edward...

2014-03-31 23:26:01

A Nova Scotia company is making exciting advances in tag and receiver technology used with fish tracking. A longer battery life and smaller tag size will lead to more efficient tracking of wild Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomed several biologists from Maine, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island recently to a demonstration and training workshop regarding the use of acoustic telemetry for tracking fish. Representatives...

2014-01-08 16:24:50

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Today in Charlottetown, A Bold Vision, a national visioning conference for Canadian women announced the confirmation of its first visionary, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Canada's first and only female Prime Minister. 2014 marks the 150(th) anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, where the Fathers of Confederation came together to discuss a vision that led to the creation of our nation. A Bold Vision is a national project designed...

2013-12-27 12:22:07

CHARLOTTETOWN, Dec. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Parks Canada is ready to ring in 2014 and celebrate the 150(th) anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference at Province House National Historic Site with the recent completion of a $2 million renovation project. "Our Government is pleased to have invested $2 million in preserving Province House National Historic Site for the enjoyment of Canadians today and into the future," says the Honourable Gail Shea, Member of Parliament for Egmont,...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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