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2014-06-09 08:35:11

TORONTO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Q9 Networks is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Aequitas Innovations Inc. to provide high availability hosting services for its new Canadian stock exchange - the Aequitas Neo Exchange. Q9 will host Aequitas' production, test and disaster recovery infrastructure. The Aequitas Neo Exchange is being built to address trading and capital raising issues in Canada's capital markets. To complement this new exchange, Aequitas is also...

2014-06-05 23:04:51

1,017 Graduates Earned Their Allied Health Care Diplomas West Covina, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 On May 4, 2014, North-West College and Glendale Career College had the largest graduation ceremony in their history as 1,017 graduates earned their allied health care diplomas. This was a momentous day, especially when compared to the first North-West College graduation in the 1960’s which was held in a single classroom at the West Covina campus, where all of the students and their families...

2014-06-03 12:46:34

International real estate owners warn against investing in Whistler WHISTLER, BC, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - An international group of property owners in Whistler is cautioning anyone who is thinking about investing there to re-consider. The condo owners have been locked out of their own property by an opportunistic investor in a condominium project who appointed himself rental manager, took control of their units, rented out their properties and kept the proceeds. Property values...

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:...

2014-05-30 08:25:25

Ensuring Canadians have access to quality health services in both national languages MONCTON, NB, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced an important investment to support 14 projects across the country that will improve access to health services for English-speaking communities in Quebec and French-speaking communities outside of...

2014-05-26 08:20:53

OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about improvements that will benefit air travelers. Date: May 26, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m. Location: Ottawa International Airport 1000 Airport Parkway Private Ottawa, ON Members of the media are requested to park in the Parkade building. Vouchers will be...

2014-05-23 20:20:17

In c9769 transmitted at 16:31e today, an error occurred in the "location" section.The media registration details should have included "before 10 a.m on Monday, May 26. 2014". Corrected copy follows: Media Advisory - Transport Canada OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about improvements that will benefit air travelers. Date: May 26, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m....

2014-05-23 16:21:04

OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about improvements that will benefit air travelers. Date: May 26, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m. Location: Ottawa International Airport 1000 Airport Parkway Private Ottawa, ON Members of the media are requested to park in the Parkade building. Vouchers will be...

2014-05-23 16:21:01

HIGHLIGHTS From Friday, May 16th to Monday, May 19th: QUÉBEC CITY - WINDSOR CORRIDOR | 41,000 passengers Increase in passenger revenues of 4.7% compared to 2013 LONG-HAUL TRAINS 2,400 passengers Increase of average revenues of 9.1% compared to 2013 COAST-TO-COAST VIA RAIL NETWORK | 44,200 passengers Increase of average revenues of 2% compared to 2013 ----------------------------...

2014-05-15 20:21:38

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG or Company) today reported its financial and operating results for the three months ended Mar. 31, 2014. Net income attributable to the Province for the first quarter of 2014 was $242 million compared to $28 million for the same quarter in 2013. Tom Mitchell, President and CEO said, "The long, cold winter put an unusually high demand on Ontario's electricity system. Our increased income, in part, resulted from...


Latest Provinces and territories of Canada Reference Libraries

Plesiosaur, Turtle Lake Monster
2014-02-05 14:18:05

The Turtle Lake Monster is claimed to inhabit Turtle Lake in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada. Natives claim the monster may be a massive sturgeon and are nervous about the attention the monster may bring. An average of one encounter per year is reported. They date back to pre-settlement days when the Cree had a legend that people who entered the creature’s territory would not return. A couple of explanations to what the monster actually is, include it being a giant lake sturgeon or...

Tegu Lizard
2014-02-02 09:56:20

The Thetis Lake monster is a cryptid described as a reptilian humanoid resembling “Gill-man” from “Creature From the Black Lagoon.” The sighting was reported by two teens in 1972 near Thetis Lake, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. They described it as being around five feet tall with three webbed toes and fingers. Barbed fins were on its skull, arms and legs. It was investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who stated, “the boys seem sincere, and until we determine...

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...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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