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2015-05-20 23:06:40

Elasto Proxy announces new information about acoustic and thermal insulation for military vehicles.

2015-05-18 23:05:22

Elasto Proxy announces information about chemical resistance and rubber materials.

2015-05-14 08:34:49

VANCOUVER, BC and MONTRÉAL, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer - Commercialization of Research (IRICoR) at the Université de Montréal (UdeM) and The Centre

2015-05-14 08:25:12

Solid performance by Gaz Métro and the wind farms HIGHLIGHTS ========== - At $0.41, normalized operating cash flows

2015-05-13 23:06:00

Elasto Proxy announces new information about shielding silicones and EMI gasket fabrication.

2015-05-13 00:20:21

MONTREAL, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - After years of minimal export expansion, the international sales of Quebec companies are forecast to have two years of solid growth this year and next according

2015-05-11 23:01:09

Provincial angling regulations announced just days ahead of meetings of Ministerial Advisory Committee on Atlantic salmon to be held in Quebec City St.

2015-05-11 12:20:39

QUÉBEC, 11 May 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (M14C0045) into the 22 April 2014, grounding of the chemical/products

2015-05-07 08:41:33

KIRKLAND, QC, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Pfizer Canada Inc., the Canadian distributor of EpiPen(®) (epinephrine) Auto-Injector, is pleased to announce the third year of its partnership with NASCAR/Indy

2015-05-05 23:09:07

Metro Inc., a leader in the food and pharmaceuticals sectors in Canada has partnered with XCCommerce Inc.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.