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2014-10-22 08:27:26

NORTH HATLEY, Quebec, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manoir Hovey, a lakeside Relais & Chateaux retreat in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, was named the best hotel in Eastern Canada by Conde Nast Traveler magazine in its annual Readers' Choice awards, it was announced this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153459 Manoir Hovey, built in 1898 and owned by the Stafford family since 1979, is modeled after George Washington's Mount Vernon. Situated on the...

2014-10-21 16:20:36

SAINT-GEORGES, QC, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Manac Inc. (TSX: MA) ("Manac"), a North American leader in the design and manufacturing of specialty trailers, and Peerless Limited ("Peerless"), its wholly-owned subsidiary located in Penticton, British Columbia, are pleased to announce appointments that aim at strengthening their growth strategy, product development and operations across North America. Andy McEachern joined Peerless as Senior Vice-President of Peerless following the...

2014-10-16 08:27:06

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec City and Charlevoix tourist regions in the province of Quebec will be arriving in force at the Toronto Snow Show 2014 with a major alliance in the world of snow sports called St. Lawrence Summits, a multi-resort ticket allowing skiers to move freely between the Massif de Charlevoix, Mont-Sainte-Anne and Stoneham Mountain Resort, when they buy their tickets through a participating hotel in the region. The offer is simple! Starting this...

2014-10-16 08:26:34

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Mario Maillet, president and CEO of Écolait Ltd., the largest milk and grain-fed veal production and processing company in Quebec is proud to unveil VIVO. This new brand will allow consumers to clearly identify veal that is produced exclusively in Quebec and which was raised by local families and fed exclusively Canadian milk and grain, in compliance with the highest animal welfare standards....

2014-10-14 16:28:22

LAVAL. QC, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Servier Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Servier, has today opened its new Clinical Development Centre in Montreal in the presence of Ms. Francine Charbonneau, Minister of Families and Minister responsible for the Laval Region, the Mayor of Laval Mr. Marc Demers, Dr Madeleine Tremblay Servier, Founder of Servier Canada and the President of Groupe Servier Mr. Olivier Laureau. Mr. Olivier Laureau has been recently appointed head of Groupe...

2014-10-14 12:30:54

LAVAL. QC, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Servier Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Servier, has today opened its new Clinical Development Centre in Montreal in the presence of Ms. Francine Charbonneau, Minister of Families and Minister responsible for the Laval Region, Mr. Carlos Leitão, Minister of Finance, the Mayor of Laval Mr. Marc Demers, Dr Madeleine Tremblay Servier, Founder of Servier Canada and the President of Groupe Servier Mr. Olivier Laureau. Mr. Olivier Laureau has...

2014-10-09 12:23:10

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nature Québec is appealing to Canadians and individuals worldwide to take a stand against the Quebec government and TransCanada Corporation in an effort to prevent them from perpetrating a crime against biodiversity by building an oil terminal in the heart of an endangered species' breeding and nursing grounds. Today, Nature Québec is launching the English version of its petition, www.saveourbelugas.com The white beluga of the St. Lawrence...

2014-10-07 16:21:25

MONTREAL, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of a runway excursion involving an Air Canada aircraft at the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Quebec. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety....

2014-10-07 12:26:31

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Let's Talk today announced contributions totalling $1 million to support student mental health programs at McGill University and Université de Montréal. The Bell Let's Talk funding of $500,000 for each university will help expand existing mental health programs and develop additional services that will be accessible to more students. "These mental health support programs at Université de Montréal and McGill will help students deal with...

2014-10-02 23:00:26

Devolutions’ new Password Vault Manager (PVM) 6 features nearly 70 improvements and enhancements to the UI, Dashboard, Logs, Data Sources, Security and more. A fully-functional 30-day trial version is available at no cost. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Devolutions, the creator of Remote Desktop Manager (RDM), announced today that it has launched version 6 of its popular all-in-one password management platform Password Vault Manager(PVM). This is Devolutions’ fourth update...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.