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2013-12-11 12:24:40

TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak on Thursday at a Canadian Olympic Committee event concerning Own the Podium. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013 Time: 8:00 a.m. EST Place: Air Canada Centre 40 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario SOURCE Canadian Heritage

2013-12-10 12:21:17

MONTREAL, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a previously announced Request for Proposals (RFP), Air Canada today announced that it has signed an MOU to expand its relationship and amend its capacity purchase agreement (CPA) with Air Georgian. Air Georgian has been selected to operate a number of additional regional routes including transborder routes in mid-2014 using Canadair Regional Jet aircraft. "We are pleased to expand our longstanding commercial relationship with Air...

2013-12-04 20:23:03

YELLOWKNIFE, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ -The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced funding to strengthen the arts and film sectors in the Northwest Territories (NWT). "Our Government is pleased to contribute to projects that support strong, sustainable and prosperous northern communities," said Minister Aglukkaq. "This investment is helping to...

2013-12-02 23:23:45

150 female grade 10 students from across Eastern Ontario traveled to the historic campus for a hands-on introduction to three skilled trades. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 During the week of November 18 to 22, 2013, the University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, hosted a series of workshops designed to encourage female high school students to consider a career in the skilled trades. Each day of the week, school buses converged on the historic campus carrying grade 10 girls interested in...

2013-12-01 08:20:08

OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Canada's Justice Minister and Attorney General, announced today that the Expansion and Conservation of Canada's National Parks Act has come into force and that the final step in Sable Island becoming a national park reserve is now complete. "This final step legally brings Sable Island under Canada's strongest...

2013-11-29 08:21:56

Award recognizes facility-level excellence in corporate responsibility SPARWOOD, BC, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - For its outstanding performance in the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative's three focus areas--environmental footprint, communities and people, and energy efficiency--Teck's Elkview Operations in British Columbia has been awarded with a special TSM Leadership Award. Teck joins just two other companies with a mine site that has achieved this distinction in the TSM...

2013-11-28 12:20:54

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today welcomed the arrival of the Ice Hog family, Winterlude's official mascots, to Canada's Capital Region. Papa and Mama Ice Hog and their twins Nouma and Noumi arrived at Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau, accompanied by a group of young athletes. "As Canadian athletes prepare to compete on the world stage, the theme of winter sports and games will be...

2013-11-26 12:22:47

SARNIA, ON, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting on Tuesday, November 26, the City of Sarnia will be undertaking work on a watermain at the intersection of Vidal Street and Churchill Line. The opening of the ground near the watermain for remediation efforts by Sun-Canadian Pipe Line meant the City could access the infrastructure with greater ease and efficiency for their repairs and improvements. "We are working in collaboration with municipal officials to ensure they have the...

2013-11-25 08:20:15

New regional carrier launches service to the Skeena Valley CALGARY, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore's new twice-daily, non-stop service between Vancouver and Terrace, B.C. begins today with a kick-off at the Vancouver International Airport and ceremony in Terrace-Kitimat' s Northwest Regional Airport. WestJet Encore also comes bearing gifts in the form of a 20 per cent off, two-day celebration promo code. Book by November 26, 2013, for travel until December 15, 2013 on...

2013-11-14 23:21:41

fSONA Networks has been selected by Brazil’s Comitê Gestor da Internet (CGI) and the Canadian Digital Media Network, as one of ten companies representing Canada at the Brasil-Canada 3.0 conference from December 4th – 6th, 2013. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 fSONA Networks has been selected by Brazil’s Comitê Gestor da Internet (CGI) and the Canadian Digital Media Network, as one of ten companies representing Canada at the Brasil-Canada 3.0 conference from...


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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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