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2013-11-12 16:24:17

WINNIPEG, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Wednesday about the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Time: 11:00 am CST Place: Royal Winnipeg Ballet 380 Graham Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Follow us...

2013-11-12 16:20:15

HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to Nova Scotia and New England will soon be able to travel on the new cruise ferry that will start service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine in May 2014. The Province of Nova Scotia today announced it has signed an agreement with Quest Navigation, Inc. and ST Marine Ltd. to re-establish the Yarmouth-Portland ferry service. The cruise ferry service will operate under the brand name Nova Star Cruises and provide daily...

2013-11-07 16:29:29

DARTMOUTH, NS, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Newfoundland Capital Corporation ("NCC" or "Company") (TSX: NCC.A NCC.B) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newcap Inc., has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") to sell CHFT-FM in Fort McMurray, Alberta to Harvard Broadcasting Inc. This transaction, previously announced July 16, 2013, is expected to be completed within the next 30 days. President and Chief Executive...

2013-11-07 16:28:41

A grade 8 (secondary 2) class can win an all-expenses-paid trip to Gulf Islands National Park Reserve and Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse national historic sites OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today announced this year's Canada's Coolest School Trip contest, which will give one class of grade 8 (secondary 2) students...

2013-11-06 12:25:05

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Leading supporters and friends of the National Gallery of Canada will gather at the Gallery in Ottawa on Wednesday, November 6, for the third annual Distinguished Patrons Soirée. The evening will mark the opening of a major exhibition titled "Artists, Architects, and Artisans: Canadian Art 1890-1918" and curated by Charlie Hill, the museum's Curator of Canadian Art. "Once again It is my privilege, on behalf of the Foundation's Board of Directors, to...

2013-11-06 12:24:07

CanNor and Qikiqtani Inuit Association collaborate to promote economic development from resource development projects IQALUIT, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - he Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), confirming both parties' commitment to advance responsible resource development while promoting regional benefits in the Qikiqtani region of Nunavut. Under this MOU, CanNor and the QIA...

2013-11-05 16:20:15

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (the "GTAA") today reported its financial and operating results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2013. The third quarter of 2013 saw a continuation of the improvement of aviation activity results experienced in 2012. Passenger volumes continued to grow during the third quarter of 2013 reflecting both the economic strength of the Greater Toronto Region, and the role of Toronto Pearson as...

2013-11-01 23:01:11

Today SecurTek announced the appointment of Darrell Jones as the new President and CEO of SecurTek. An ambitious and results-driven leader, Darrell brings a wealth of leadership skills to SecurTek from his previous role with the Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer. YORKTON, SASKATCHEWAN (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 "SecurTek is well positioned as a Saskatchewan success story and I look forward to bringing my experience to help...

2013-10-31 08:38:46

-- Net wireline customer activations show strong year-over-year growth -- High-speed Internet adds 11,600 net new customers, up 55 per cent from Q3 2012 -- IPTV adds 14,500 net new customers, up 19 per cent from Q3 2012 -- StrongFibreOPTMgrowth continues o FibreOPInternet adds 19,300 net new customers, up 17 per cent from Q3 2012 o FibreOPTV adds 16,300 net new customers, up 14 per cent from Q3...

2013-10-30 12:24:07

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it will introduce a new province-wide area code in Alberta, which is presently served by area codes 403, 587 and 780. Starting on April 9, 2016, new telephone numbers assigned in Alberta may be given numbers from area code 825. Existing customers will keep their current area codes and phone numbers. The Canadian Numbering Administrator...


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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