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2014-02-19 16:21:45

The loan is a significant milestone for the Sarnia plant and contributes important capital All amounts are in Canadian dollars. SARNIA, ON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE and EURONEXT Paris: BIOA), an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, today announced that its subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia Inc. has secured a $10 million interest free loan from Agriculture Canada for the 30,000 MT succinic acid plant currently under construction...

2014-02-17 12:22:54

Thousands of visitors enjoyed three weekends packed full of cultural, sport, and gastronomic activities and Canadian winter traditions GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Today was the final day of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration. Thousands of visitors took part in the many activities, and official Winterlude sites welcomed large crowds over the three weekends of festivities. An average of 600,000 people take part in the celebrations each year; a third of...

2014-02-14 16:25:21

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In the presence of Quebec Premier, Pauline Marois, ministers Nicolas Marceau, Jean-François Lisée and Élaine Zakaïb, Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, and the representatives of international pharmaceutical companies, Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director of the Research Centre of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), announced today the launch of ARTERIA, a research program aimed at developing ground-breaking treatments for cardiovascular...

2014-02-14 08:24:26

SAINT JOHN, NB, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The New Brunswick-based Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) is pleased to announce the shortlisted nominees for their I Heart Local Cable Awards - a national celebration of excellence in cable service delivery, community-mindedness, and content development. "We were absolutely thrilled to receive more than 100 nominations from our members and their customers in every corner of our country," says Alyson Townsend, President and CEO. "The...

2014-02-12 20:21:41

Final long weekend of activities includes cool science, hot jazz, theatre, cross-country ski races, marathon running and a graffiti jam OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Heritage is pleased to invite residents and visitors to take part in the third and final weekend of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital Region's winter celebration, which kicked off on January 31 and ends on Ontario Family Day, February 17, 2014. Here is an overview of some of the activities taking place...

2014-02-10 16:21:21

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency supports economic development across the three territories OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) and Minister for the Arctic Council The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq congratulates Air North on their first Whitehorse to Ottawa flight, which will increase economic opportunity and growth in the region. Air North will now...

2014-02-05 16:24:28

Canadian sport, comedy, and fashion shine during the second week of exciting activities OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The second week of the 36(th) Winterlude, the Capital's winter celebration, promises to be an exciting one. Winterlude continues in Canada's Capital Region until February 17, 2014. Here is a sampling of some of the activities taking place during the second week of Winterlude. Crystal Garden in Confederation Park This Thursday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m.,...

2014-02-04 12:21:29

100 MILE HOUSE, BC, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Say Yes to New Prosperity Coalition is heading to Ottawa to encourage the Government of Canada to make a positive decision on the New Prosperity gold-copper project and move it forward to the provincial permitting stage. The group includes community and business leaders including Cariboo South MLA Donna Barnett, Williams Lake Mayor Kerry Cook and longtime Tsilhqot'in First Nation leader and former Chief Ervin Charleyboy. Cariboo...

2014-02-03 12:31:59

Funding will provide significant network upgrades for the Gwich'in Tribal Council YELLOWKNIFE, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), and Minister for the Arctic Council Minister Aglukkaq today announced funding to help the Gwich'in Tribal Council (GTC) upgrade and standardize its Information Technology (IT) environment, building a reliable network that will span four communities...

2014-01-27 12:25:40

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Department of Canadian Heritage invites the media for a unique photo opportunity as preparations are underway to transform Confederation Park into Winterlude's Crystal Garden. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 11 a.m. EST Who: Professional ice-carvers at work Winterlude spokesperson Artists...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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