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2014-01-27 12:25:40

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Department of Canadian Heritage invites the media for a unique photo opportunity as preparations are underway to transform Confederation Park into Winterlude's Crystal Garden. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 11 a.m. EST Who: Professional ice-carvers at work Winterlude spokesperson Artists...

2014-01-20 08:22:28

MONTREAL and BROMONT, QC, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Montreal start-up firm Motion Engine, Inc., a member of the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI), has completed a seed stage round of financing totaling approximately $ 1 million to continue the development of its proprietary next-generation motion sensing enabled systems technology. Angel investors from Canada, the United States and Asia participated in the round. The company also has successfully received...

2014-01-16 12:33:30

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The announcement by The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Québec, that the new bridge for the St. Lawrence will be built as a public-private partnership recognizes the critical importance of the Champlain Bridge as a $20-billion annual trade corridor and vital transportation artery for Québec and Canada. The...

2014-01-14 23:22:55

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces EMI/RFI gasketing materials for military, aerospace, electronics, and communications applications. Electrically-conductive shielded silicones meet MIL-DTL-83528 standard for suppression of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI), disturbances that propagate over signal and power lines and through radiation in free space. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Elasto...

2014-01-14 08:35:28

MONTREAL, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Consumer Choice Award is thrilled to announce the 2013-2014 Top Service Providers in their respective sectors for the Greater Montreal Area. We would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all this year's winners; your dedication to superior service has resonated with the people of the city of Montreal. Each year across Canada, Consumer Choice Award gathers opinions, perceptions and expectations through the responses of thousands of...

2014-01-10 08:20:48

VANCOUVER, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the "Company" or "Commerce") is pleased to report the results from the 2013 drill program at its 100% owned Ashram Rare Earth Deposit located in Northern Quebec. Highlights are as follows: -- Drill Hole EC13-089: 61.40 metres of 2.15% Total Rare Earth Oxide ("TREO"), -- Drill Hole EC13-087: 57.36 metres of 2.28% TREO, -- Expansion of the deposit...

2014-01-09 16:22:08

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Proudly launching its first building in Caledon, Ontario on January 30, 2014, BONE Structure's goal is to literally change the housing market, one light steel frame at a time. Quebec-based BONE Structure has developed and patented an international construction system that combines aesthetics, flexibility, efficiency, and respect for the environment. The BONE philosophy is one of assembly and technology rather than construction, structures can be...

2014-01-09 12:25:11

QUÉBEC, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For its 60(th) edition, the Québec Winter Carnival, in cooperation with Loto-Québec, will offer Carnival-goers a clever mix of new activities and reinvented classics, spread out throughout the Québec area. Not only will Québec be completely Carnival from January 31(st) to February 16(th), but the city is now entering a pre-Carnival period! On January 31(st), the festivities of the world's biggest winter celebration will be launched with a huge...

2014-01-05 23:02:32

Individuals seeking relief from alcohol and drug addictions in Quebec can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (581) 200-0275 for an appointment at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 A Quebec alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has started a new program aimed at helping adolescents break their abuse of alcohol through new services available at Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics provided by the Canadian Centre on...


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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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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