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2014-07-22 08:36:11

VANCOUVER, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ -Today Roam Mobility is announcing that repluggable and nano SIM cards can be purchased at Canada Computers stores in Ontario and Quebec. Roam SIM cards are available for every type of GSM phone, smartphone, tablet or hotspot, and enable Canadians to use their devices to access affordable talk, text, and 4G LTE data across the US. "Many Canadians experience high roaming costs when they use their devices across the border," says Emir Aboulhosn, CEO...

2014-07-21 23:08:03

Public health researchers in Quebec say mesothelioma is the top cause of work-related cancer deaths in the province and they are hoping that scientists will take note. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Researchers at the University of Montreal have estimated the number of occupational cancer cases and deaths in Quebec in hopes of helping scientists set their research priorities. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s full article on the new research. New data from the Canada...

2014-07-17 12:25:11

TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's performance in business investment per worker relative to its peers is sliding, led by dismal performances in Quebec and Ontario, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Capital Needed: Canada Needs More Robust Business Investment," authors Benjamin Dachis, William B.P. Robson and Nicholas Chesterley find that Canada, after several years of improved performance, is equipping its workers less well than countries like Australia and the...

2014-07-02 16:25:46

VANCOUVER, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (the "Company") is pleased to announce assay results from its 2014 winter drill program at the 100% owned Ashram Rare Earth Deposit located in northern Quebec. The drill program, which finished on schedule and under budget, consisted of twelve near-surface holes (1,557m), located within the current defined extent of the Ashram Deposit, and further delineated the Middle and Heavy Rare Earth Oxide Zone...

2014-07-02 12:28:34

TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - New research published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) shows that Quebec's publicly funded drug plan provides the best access to new drugs among all the federal and provincial public drug plans in Canada. The study compares Canada's public drug programs in terms of the number of new drugs approved for public insurance coverage, as well as the time that patients must wait for publicly insured access to new drugs. It ranks the quality of coverage...

2014-06-26 16:26:08

KAHNAWAKE, QC, June 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SteelHawk Homes is proud to announce the company's joint initiative with the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake's Housing Program in introducing Project HOPE to Kahnawake. Today, we are ground-breaking on our first Project HOPE home, which will be the first of four (4) homes to this exciting community initiative. The use of new technology is expected to address a real need in First Nations territories. Today's announcement and event is the...

2014-06-25 23:09:01

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces fireproof rubber products for vehicles and transportation. Sealing specialists help with material selection, and can design and custom-fabricate door and window seals, acoustic and thermal insulation, and many other fireproof rubber parts that meet standards and specifications for flammability, toxicity, burn rate, and fire safety. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of...

2014-06-24 08:31:06

LACHENAIE, QC, June 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Capital Pro-Égaux Inc. (the "Company") (NEX: CPE.H) advises there have been changes to its Board of Directors. Mr. Louis Granger has resigned effective immediately as a director of the Company to pursue other matters. The Corporation's board of directors would like to thank Mr. Granger for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavors. The Company has now four directors and is planning to name a successor to Mr. Granger...

2014-06-20 08:24:03

LACHENAIE, QC, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Capital Pro-Égaux Inc. (the "Company") (NEX: CPE.H) today announced a 10-for-1 consolidation of its common shares traded on NEX, effective June 20, 2014 (the "Effective Date"). The purpose of the consolidation is to increase the share price and decrease the number of issued and outstanding common shares. The share consolidation was approved by the Company's Board of Directors on May 13, 2014. The Company's consolidated common shares...

2014-06-18 23:09:41

Elasto Proxy announces rubber and plastic parts for marine applications such as shipbuilding and boat repairs. Sealing and insulation specialists can design and custom-fabricate window seals, latch seals, acoustical and thermal engine bay insulation, edge finish trim, rubber bumpers, anti-slip pads, access hatch seals, and watertight compartment sealing. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of custom seals and specialty insulation, is announcing...


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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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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