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2014-10-29 16:23:19

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's wind energy industry members today confirmed their desire to remain an active partner in Quebec's energy discussion as the Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) 30th Annual Conference concluded at the Palais des congrès in Montréal. Quebec's wind energy sector has already generated significant benefits throughout Quebec, particularly eastern Quebec and Montreal. It continues to favorably position itself to serve new markets....

2014-10-28 08:25:10

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cofounders Wayne Burke and Steve Shoiry of DNE Resources, an international energy consulting firm, were co-named the EY Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) 2014 Quebec winners in the 'Young Entrepreneur' category during the regional awards gala on October 23, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154737) The distinguished awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and success in areas such as...

2014-10-28 00:20:41

JINAN, China, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerkem Inc. (http://www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed an agreement with Qingdao City Construction Investment Group Co. Ltd. to develop a project partnership to jointly build a municipal solid waste-to-biofuels facility in Qingdao. The agreement was signed by Mr. Luzheng Xing, Director General, Qingdao City Construction Investment Group, and Mr. Vincent Chornet,...

2014-10-27 16:22:45

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As the Quebec government turns its attention to the development of a new energy strategy and the optimal future mix of cost-effective and non-emitting renewable electricity Quebec should seek to pursue, climate change is again capturing headlines. Today, the need to explore and implement technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions like wind energy has never been more vital. These topics were the focus of discussion this afternoon as the...

2014-10-27 08:28:06

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cadens Medical Imaging Inc. a Montreal-based startup company, announced today the conclusion of a multimillion dollar licensing and technological collaboration with Chinese multinational Hisense Medical Co. The announcement was made today in Shanghai during a ceremony presided over by Quebec's Prime Minister, Philippe Couillard, who is conducting an Economic Mission in China on behalf of the Province of Quebec. Under provisions of the...

2014-10-23 23:07:25

Elasto Proxy announces custom-fabricated rubber parts made of fully FDA approved silicone for food and beverage processing, pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing, and other sanitary applications. Custom fabrication specialists can convert sheets, rolls, and extrusions into silicone rubber products such as sealing and insulation. Boisbriand, Quebec (Canada) (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, is announcing custom-fabricated...

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....


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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