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2013-06-19 08:23:42

VANCOUVER, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H, OTCQX: CMRZF) (the "Company" or "Commerce") is pleased to provide an overview of the pending 2013 field program at its 100% owned Ashram Rare Earth Element (REE) Deposit located in Northern Quebec. A six to eight week field program is anticipated to commence July 15, 2013, which will include 1,000 to 1,500 m of drilling targeted at the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit.  Drilling will focus on infill...

2013-06-17 20:21:28

LONGUEUIL, QC, June 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The weather cooperated with the maple run this year, creating just the right temperatures to get the sap flowing throughout March and April in all of Quebec's maple-producing regions. The result is a bumper year for maple syrup. With the sole exception of the week of March 14-21, where even Quebec's maples were granted a week's rest, the exceptional conditions of slight freezing at night and thawing during the day, with temperatures rarely...

2013-06-14 23:16:36

Robert Lesyk Appointed to Senior Management Team Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Gerald A. Brady, President and CEO, Longbow Advantage Inc., is pleased to welcome Robert Lesyk as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Lesyk joins Longbow Advantage with over 20 years of Fortune 100 company experience within the Consumer Packaged Goods and Pharmaceutical Health Care industries. Mr Lesyk will be responsible for expanding Longbow Advantage's client base in existing and new...

2013-06-14 12:26:39

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE, QC, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie, and Dr. Réjean Hébert, Minister of Health and Social Services for the Government of Quebec, today announced that the Hospital will have an autonomous status when it is transferred to the Government of Quebec. "The Government of Quebec will be happy to acquire Ste. Anne's Hospital following the confirmation of a final...

2013-06-12 12:26:06

New Birks jewellery store concept to premiere at DIX30 Complex in Brossard, Quebec and Mapleview Mall in Burlington, Ontario MONTREAL, June 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Birks, Canada's leading jeweller since 1879 is proud to announce that it will be introducing a new retail concept in the summer of 2013, with new stores opening in Brossard, Quebec in the DIX30 Complex and in the new Mapleview Mall in Burlington, Ontario. The new store concept, developed in collaboration with Sid Lee...

2013-06-12 08:20:15

MONTREAL, June 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader will release its financial results for the second quarter 2013 (ended April 30, 2013) on June 13. Jean-Marc Eustache, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and Denis Pétrin, Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, invite financial analysts and journalists to take part...

2013-06-11 08:20:32

Teamsters wants to make sure pregnant women working for companies governed by the Canada Labour Code receive compensation if they must take a preventive withdrawal LAVAL, QC, June 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Teamsters Union has decided to lead the charge on behalf of pregnant women whose jobs are governed by the Canada Labour Code. The union wants to ensure that these women continue to be paid if they have to take a preventive withdrawal. Potentially affected women work mainly in...

2013-06-06 23:17:31

Leaders and technical experts in the Aerospace industry will have several opportunities to gather and collaborate at the Palais des congres de Montréal in the last full week of September, with options including the SAE 2013 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, SAE 2013 Aerospace Government and Industry Meeting, and the SAE 2013 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Leaders and technical experts in the Aerospace industry will have several...

2013-06-06 08:21:34

MONTREAL, June 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader will release its financial results for the second quarter 2013 (ended April 30, 2013) on June 13. Jean-Marc Eustache, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and Denis Pétrin, Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, invite financial analysts and journalists to take part...

2013-06-03 20:20:09

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries today joined officials from the City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and the Province of Quebec at a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Construction began in March and the terminal is expected to open in 2015. The $107 million project will expand CSX's presence in the market and connect...


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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