Latest Quebec Stories

2013-10-02 23:24:32

New website expected to enhance communications with internal and external partners. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 With the new school year just starting, Champlain Regional College has unveiled its newly redesigned website. The site features a striking fresh look that greatly simplifies navigation to each of its three campuses, while enhancing ease of access and user engagement. The attractive, contrasting black and white skin, interspersed with tastefully selected campus...

2013-09-30 23:40:37

Devolutions announced today that it is now offering new subscription options and pricing for its popular Remote Desktop Manager Server (RDMS) product in order to suit the needs both small and large businesses. A 30-day trial of RDMS is available from remotedesktopmanagerserver.com. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Devolutions, a Canadian-based enterprise software firm with a suite of time and cost-saving solutions that are trusted by more than 200,000 users in over 95...

2013-09-24 23:18:51

Elasto Proxy, supplier of rubber medical seals and custom-fabricated medical plastics, announces plans to attend K 2013 Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany from October 16 to 23, 2013. Provider of sanitary sealing solutions will meet with potential partners to discuss medical applications for EMI/RFI shielding and thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), as well as rubber seals and plastic parts for medical equipment and medical assist devices. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) September 24, 2013...

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  ...

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
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'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.'