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2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Serious allergies are on the rise and to raise awareness of anaphylaxis, Pfizer Canada, Canadian distributor of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors, and WestJet are launching a social media contest called Reach for the Sky, offering Canadians with severe food allergies, or those at risk of anaphylaxis, the chance to win a WestJet Vacations package...

2014-09-26 12:22:23

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Endangered Canada lynx, endangered mainland Nova Scotia moose, wood turtles and other at risk species are being supported through five new forest conservation projects. The sites, totalling 2,142 acres (867 hectares) of forest have been saved across Canada through a partnership between the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and TD Bank Group (TD). The announcement was made as part of National Forest Week (Sept 21 - 27). The sites, located in Alberta,...

2014-09-26 08:20:30

Montreal auction breaks site records; Fort Worth auction site concludes second 3,000+-item auction in less than two months VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Thousands of registered bidders from 67 countries participated at two unreserved public equipment auctions conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA) in Montreal, Quebec and Fort Worth, Texas earlier this week. Ritchie Bros. (www.rbauction.com), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold CA$40+...

2014-09-25 08:20:25

New Destinations, Routes for Summer 2015 also include: -- Double-daily Non-stop Toronto and Montreal-Paris -- New Montreal-Venice -- New Vancouver-Osaka MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today it will introduce year-round mainline service to Amsterdam from Toronto beginning in June 2015 as part of the continuing expansion of its international network. Additions to the summer network also include new Air Canada rouge seasonal service from Montreal...

2014-09-24 12:29:07

BLAINVILLE, QC, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Medunik Canada, a Canadian pharmaceutical company specialized in orphan drugs, announces that PHEBURANE(©) (a tasteless oral formulation of sodium phenylbutyrate), indicated as adjunctive therapy in the chronic management of Urea Cycle Disorders (UCD), was granted a Priority Review Status by Health Canada. This treatment will provide Canadians living with a urea cycle disorder access to a lower-cost alternative solution for the treatment...

2014-09-23 23:00:27

Remote Desktop Manager (RDM) 10 offers a new customizable interface, new Active Directory features, ManageEngine Password Manager Pro integration, an advanced Search Dialog Engine, a new batch script execution function and more. Current users with active RDM licenses can upgrade at no-cost, while new users can try RDM 10 for 30-days. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Devolutions announced today that the much-anticipated version 10 of its flagship product Remote Desktop Manager...

2014-09-17 12:27:40

Government of Canada Invests in Quebec First Nations Health WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Wendake First Nation and the Government of Canada today announced the inauguration of Wendake's Marie-Paule Sioui-Vincent Health Centre. Health Canada provided $3.1 M to support the construction of the new health centre and the facility will be operated by the Wendake First Nation. The health centre is part of an integrated facility that enables the community to expand primary healthcare and...

2014-09-16 23:02:52

H2Flow to Represent BlueInGreen Products in Ontario and Quebec. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 BlueInGreen®, a water quality company offering the world’s most efficient method for delivering dissolved gases into liquids, announced the addition of H2Flow Equipment Inc. as a manufacturer’s representative firm to its sales network. H2Flow will promote BlueInGreen’s gas dissolution products for municipal water and wastewater applications in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and...

2014-09-13 23:02:24

Embrionix, manufacturer of the emSFP, is proud to announced the creation of two new product lines to support the increased demand of 12G-SDI. These modules have been developed in response to the growing increase in demand for higher data rates in 4K, 8K, and 16K video transport. Laval, Quebec (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Embrionix, manufacturer of the emSFP, is proud to announced the creation of two new product lines to support the increased demand of 12G-SDI. These modules have been...

2014-09-12 23:05:47

Google is proud to announce that Adviso, a digital marketing leader in Canada, is now a Google Analytics Premium Reseller. Adviso is the first and only Google Analytics Premium Authorized Reseller based in Quebec. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Google Analytics Premium is a paid analytics solution for those digital marketers who want to make the best out of their investments. It provides an enhanced suite of features including unsampled report capabilities, enterprise-class...


Latest Quebec Reference Libraries

Lake Memphremagog claimed home of Memphre
2014-01-22 10:15:54

Memphre is a lake monster said to inhabit Lake Memphremagog in Quebec, Canada. The 30-mile-long lake sits between the towns of Newport, Vermont and Magog, Canada. The creature is believed to live in a cave at the base of Owl’s Head Mountain. Memphre was named by Jacques Boisvert, a dracontologist (cryptozoologist) and prominent diver. He personally has never seen the creature but worked together with Barbara Malloy, the head of Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport, who has claimed...

Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculate
2013-07-30 14:19:06

The ebony jewelwing (Calopteryx maculate) is a broad-winged damselfly that can be found in southeastern areas of Canada, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic States. It prefers to reside in wooded areas near rivers and streams, but it has been seen away from water sources. This species reaches an average length between 1.5 and 2.2 inches and it differs in color depending upon the sex and age. Adult males are bluish green in color with a metallic appearance, while females are duller brown in...

2012-06-18 04:56:03

Symbol: CRSU2 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CRCH80 Crataegus champlainensis Sarg. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NY, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

2012-06-18 07:30:19

Symbol: CAQU4 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: CAN    N Distribution: Carex×quebecensisLepage [bigelowii × saxatilis] distribution:CAN(QC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-08-11 19:31:03

The Red-backed Salamander (Plethodon cinereus), or Red-back Salamander, is a small, hardy woodland salamander. It inhabits wooded slopes in Eastern North America, west to Missouri, south to North Carolina, and north from southern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces in Canada to Minnesota. salamander. It is also known as the Northern Redback Salamander to distinguish it from the Southern Redback Salamander (P. serratus). The Red-backed Salamander is found mostly in two color variations: the...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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