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2014-02-17 08:25:04

MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quebec's proposed law on euthanasia will allow a lethal substance to be injected into an adult person at "the end of life" (which is not defined in the proposed law) who has unsupportable suffering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/MM66206) Quebec's Health Care System Today Quebec's health care system is managed by the provincial government of Quebec, Canada. This system is plagued by deficiencies including lack of...

2014-02-14 16:25:21

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In the presence of Quebec Premier, Pauline Marois, ministers Nicolas Marceau, Jean-François Lisée and Élaine Zakaïb, Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, and the representatives of international pharmaceutical companies, Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director of the Research Centre of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), announced today the launch of ARTERIA, a research program aimed at developing ground-breaking treatments for cardiovascular...

2014-02-13 16:23:04

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - After successfully launching in both Quebec and Ontario, BONE Structure(®) is now expanding to Alberta and British Columbia. The Quebec-based company has developed and patented an international technology that combines aesthetics, flexibility, efficiency, and respect for the environment. Beginning February 19, 2014 with its first information session in Vancouver, the four-city tour will continue to Kelowna, Calgary and Edmonton. In addition, BONE...

2014-02-12 12:32:10

MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As Quebec prepares to become the first province in Canada and the first place in the Americas to enact a law permitting euthanasia without a referendum, Quebecers call out to the world to ask their help to influence the government of Quebec not to pass the legislation. In this video different citizens from a cross section of Quebec society share their personal stories and explain the dangers and abuses that would follow if such a law is...

2014-02-11 16:23:13

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EGARD watch company, a USA based watch brand launched a collaborative watch collection with William Shatner named 'PASSAGES' by EGARD. Mr. Shatner was deeply involved in the conceptualization and design of PASSAGES, a signed Limited Edition watch, featuring an automatic movement outfitted with a custom disk to represent day and night, that sits opposite to the open "beating heart" of the mechanical automatic movement displayed on the dial. Mr....

2014-02-10 16:21:27

First event of the CRC season ends with nine Subaru vehicles in the top ten MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is proud to announce that Subaru Rally Team Canada placed second at Rallye Perce Neige, gaining 15 points in the season opener of the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) season, held February 8-9 in Maniwaki, Quebec. After reuniting at last year's Tall Pines event, Subaru Rally Team Canada driver Pat Richard teamed up with his sister,...

2014-02-10 08:25:47

MONTREAL, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As Quebec prepares to become the first province in Canada and the first place in the Americas to enact a law permitting euthanasia without a referendum, Quebecers call out to the world to ask their help to influence the government of Quebec not to pass the legislation. In this video different citizens from a cross section of Quebec society share their personal stories and explain the dangers and abuses that would follow if such a law is...

2014-02-09 20:20:49

MONTREAL, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As Quebec prepares to become the first province in Canada and the first place in the Americas to enact a law permitting euthanasia without a referendum, Quebecers call out to the world to ask their help to influence the government of Quebec not to pass the legislation. In this video different citizens from a cross section of Quebec society share their personal stories and explain the dangers and abuses that would follow if such a law is...

2014-02-07 08:21:52

____________________________________________________________________ |HIGHLIGHTS | |____________________________________________________________________| | | -- $15.8 million in recurring net income, up | |Valener | $1.5 million (10.5%); | | | -- Seigneurie de Beaupré wind power projects 2 and 3 |...

2014-02-06 08:24:18

MONTREAL, Quebec, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Precious Metals Inc. ("DNA" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DNAP) is pleased to announce that it has answered all comments to date from the Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks pertaining to an application for an amendment to a certificate of authorization to operate a milling facility. The amendment request to the existing certificate of authorization is to include an additional extraction...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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