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2014-08-25 16:26:34

NEOMED is the only Quebec recipient in the 2015 Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR) program competition MONTREAL, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - NEOMED, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a bridge between academic research and the pharmaceutical industry, will receive $12 million in funding from the Government of Canada to help academic researchers turn their early discoveries into future medicines. This financing was attained...

2014-08-19 08:23:55

VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H, OTCQX: CMRZF) ("Commerce" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on its metallurgical flowsheet for the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit, including an outline of recommended next steps and potential end-products to be targeted by these steps. Overall, the Company continues to advance the Ashram Project towards completion of its Prefeasibility Study. This work includes the results of recently reported...

2014-08-15 23:05:53

An innovative mobile application called Hall Monitor™, made especially for educators, will be deployed across all schools in Quebec for the 2014/2015 school year. GRICS (Société de Gestion du réseau informatique des commissions scolaires) has partnered with the developers of Hall Monitor, emAPPetizer Inc., to launch the app across the province of Quebec for free the first year. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 An innovative mobile application called Hall...

2014-08-14 08:31:32

MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildlife. The short documentary that was produced sketches a realistic picture of the Quebec forest from the point of view of those who make their living from it, contrasting sharply with alarmist talk suggesting that harvesting the forest jeopardizes its future and the species that live there....

2014-08-14 00:22:06

MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildlife. The short documentary that was produced sketches a realistic picture of the Quebec forest from the point of view of those who make their living from it, contrasting sharply with alarmist talk suggesting that harvesting the forest jeopardizes its future and the species that live there....

2014-08-11 08:22:16

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on 19 August 2014 to make public its report (R13D0054) on the investigation into the derailment of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train on 6 July 2013, in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT Who: Wendy Tadros, Chair Jean Laporte, Chief Operating Officer Don Ross,...

2014-08-08 08:22:34

HIGHLIGHTS ---------- Normalized operating cash flows(1) of $0.31 per share; Seigneurie de Beaupré wind power projects: electricity production exceeded expectations thanks to favourable wind conditions; and Quarterly dividend of $0.25 Valener per share to be maintained for fiscal 2015. ------- ------------------------------------------------ Gaz Métro Natural gas...

2014-08-07 12:20:41

DORVAL,QC, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A12Q0161) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a landing approach below the optimum approach slope at a low speed and high descent rate led to the hard landing and fuselage strike of a de Havilland DHC-8-301 at the Gaspé Airport on 10 September 2012. There were no injuries to the 32 passengers and 3 crew members, but the aircraft sustained significant damage to its rear...

2014-08-05 08:22:36

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, on 19 August 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT, to make public its report (R13D0054) on the investigation into the July 2013 derailment of a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. Information about the exact venue location will be announced on 11 August 2014, as well as details about an official webcast. THIS EVENT WILL...

2014-07-31 12:24:12

PORT-DANIEL - GASCONS, QC, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - McInnis Cement announced that the financial structure of its new generation cement plant under construction in the Gaspé region has been completed. National Bank of Canada, as sole bookrunner of the bank syndicate, has confirmed the availability of a $360M loan for the project. This amount is in addition to the $500M in equity from private and public investors including the joint venture formed by the groupe Beaudier and La Caisse de...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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