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2014-04-29 16:26:56

Setting out from Nain, NL tomorrow morning, Clara Hughes brings her message of a stigma-free Canada to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL before heading north to Kuujjuaq, QC NAIN, NL, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes heads to Kuujjuaq, QC tomorrow after 12 days in Newfoundland and Labrador - including visits to Hopedale and Nain today and Happy Valley-Goose Bay tomorrow. "I'm really excited to return to Kuujjuaq tomorrow...

2014-04-16 20:24:45

HALIFAX, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Aliant Inc. ("Bell Aliant") (TSX: BA) is pleased to announce that Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership ("Bell Aliant LP") has agreed to sell, on an agency basis, an aggregate of $150 million principal amount of floating rate notes (the "Notes") to mature on April 22, 2016. The Notes carry a coupon equal to the 3 month Bankers' Acceptance (CDOR) rate plus 0.53 per cent to be set quarterly on January 22, April 22, July 22, and...

2014-04-11 16:20:09

EDMONTON, AB and KUUJJUAQ, QC, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Makivik Corporation and NorTerra Inc., respectively the shareholders of First Air and Canadian North, have agreed to hold discussions leading to the merger of their operations consistent with a merger of equals, subject to the successful conclusion of negotiations and regulatory review. The potential merger is intended to create a single airline entity that builds on the strengths and identities of the two companies. A merger...

2014-04-10 12:21:25

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued this statement today: "I have received a copy of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority's report, Toronto Pearson January 2014 Operations Disruption: Review and Recommendations. "I am reviewing the report's recommendations with great interest and expect the Airport Authority will take the steps necessary to improve contingency planning. I also urge other Canadian airport authorities,...

2014-04-09 08:25:27

Collaboration would boost tourism and sustainability OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada and the Canadian Canoe Museum are exploring an innovative idea of relocating the museum to the Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site on the Trent-Severn Waterway as a way to boost the tourism and revenue potential for both organizations. The construction of a new museum at this location would consolidate two significant tourism and recreation destinations in the region and...

2014-04-07 16:25:10

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Mr. Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville, will make an important announcement. Date Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Time 1:00 PM Location Health Canada 100 Eglantine Driveway Tunney's Pasture Ottawa, ON SOURCE Health Canada

2014-04-01 08:25:33

Global education leader is poised to transform learning through innovation NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, Inc., a leading global educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets, announced today that it has emerged from Chapter 11, having completed its financial restructuring. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20070724/NYTU125 "We have used the restructuring process to...

2014-03-28 12:27:09

Partnership Underscores Commitment to Building Beyond Green TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Stanton Renaissance President and owner, Louie Santaguida, today announced an official partnership with trusted contractor and popular television host, Mike Holmes and his Holmes Approved Homes program--the real estate branch of The Holmes Group. Together, they will plan to develop upcoming sustainable building initiatives, including the On The Go Mimico project, an exciting first within the...

2014-03-28 12:23:19

In c7363 transmitted on Thursday, March 27, 2014, an error occurred in the address of the JUNO Welcome Reception. The address given should have read: "85 Israel Asper Way" and not "269 Main Street". Corrected copy follows: Media Advisory - Minister Glover to Attend the 2014 Juno Awards Events and Ceremony GATINEAU, QC, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will attend the 2014 Juno Awards events and ceremony...

2014-03-27 12:25:00

GATINEAU, QC, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will attend the 2014 Juno Awards events and ceremony in Winnipeg from Friday through Sunday. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: Friday, March 28, 2014 _________________________________________________________________ | Time | Event | LOCATION...


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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  • To talk saucily.
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