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2014-03-03 12:22:37

OTTAWA, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Transport Canada proudly celebrated air transportation safety in Canada by announcing the winner of the 2014 Aviation Safety Award.

2014-02-28 23:20:47

The numbers are concerning for grilse, adult salmon that spend only one winter at sea before returning to spawn. St.

2014-02-28 16:24:25

-- Renewal of water power leases for certain generating stations -- Consolidation for some Quebec facilities MONTREAL, Feb.

2014-02-28 12:26:40

Minister takes the opportunity to announce a major investment from the Government of Canada in the Montréal en Histoires - Memory City project MONTRÉAL, Feb.

2014-02-26 12:26:53

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb.

2014-02-26 08:32:40

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Come out and hear about the line-up of activities planned to mark this major milestone in the history of this jewel of Quebec Inc.

2014-02-24 16:26:11

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Come out and hear about the line-up of activities planned to mark this major milestone in the history of this jewel of Quebec Inc.


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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