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2014-09-11 12:21:18

MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Due to a technical error, internal calculations related to Q4 results were posted on Transat's website this morning, including a mention that the company's summer EBITDA (operating income) could be $114M (investors' presentation, p. 9, now corrected). That number remains hypothetical, it should not be interpreted as financial guidance nor considered a forward-looking statement. It falls within the range described in the outlook contained in...

2014-09-10 16:20:38

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has concluded two days of meetings on the competitive challenges and successes experienced by the marine shipping sector in Quebec, as it competes in an evolving global environment. Minister Raitt toured both the Port of Montréal and the Port of Trois-Rivières yesterday, and the Port of Québec today, discussing issues and opportunities with marine shipping leaders. In addition, she met with the Quebec...

2014-09-09 16:27:31

KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Broccolini Limited Partnership No. 2 and Magil Laurentian Realty Investments announced today that they have closed on the acquisition of the former Merck Canada complex along the TransCanada Highway in Kirkland, Quebec. Broccolini and Magil Laurentian have joined forces to develop this world-class 50-acre business and mixed-use campus which was renamed "Quartier Évolution". The partnership between Broccolini and Magil Laurentian brings...

2014-09-09 08:25:01

Developing El Niño conditions expected to have notable effect on fall and winter weather OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - While parts of the country saw their share of hot weather, summer wasn't a scorcher for many Canadians, which has left some wondering if the cooler temperature pattern will continue through the fall. To help answer the question, The Weather Network's meteorologists have released this year's Fall Outlook, forecasting the months of September, October and...

2014-09-08 16:21:37

MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Precious Metals, Inc. ("DNA" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DNAP) announces that it has mandated InnovExplo Inc., a specialized firm in the mining industry located in the Province of Quebec, Canada, to prepare an independent technical report which will be compliant with National Instrument 43-101 on standards of disclosure for mineral projects ("The Report"). The Report will include namely, all field work and studies done by DNA Precious Metals,...

2014-09-05 12:20:16

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) and the Quebec Subaru Dealers' Association (QSDA) are pleased to announce that the 5(th) Annual QSDA has raised $50,000 for Special Olympics Quebec. The event, organized by the Rinaldi Agency, was held at the prestigious Club de golf Fontainebleau on August 22. Themed "a gesture that makes a difference," this year's event - benefitting Special Olympics Quebec - raised a total of $50,000 in generous contributions....

2014-09-04 12:26:02

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released information on the broadcasting sector from the 2014 Communications Monitoring Report. The latest edition of this annual report indicates that Canadians are watching television programming across multiple platforms. This resulted in a modest increase in the overall average number of weekly television viewing hours. In 2013, the time spent watching traditional...

2014-09-02 08:36:37

Campaign Featuring Priceline.com's Negotiator and Fellow Canadian, William Shatner, Will Run On 25+ Networks Beginning the First Week of September NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com, a leader in online and mobile travel, has announced the launch of its first national brand campaign in Canada to enhance the brand's presence with its growing Canadian base, especially the mobile centric consumers who rely heavily on priceline.com's comprehensive and award...

2014-09-02 08:26:06

Historic Game Against San Diego's St. Augustine Saints Sold-Out In Under an Hour LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loyola High School of Los Angeles, the oldest educational institution in Southern California, announced today that it will launch its landmark Sesquicentennial on Sunday, November 16, 2014. The 12-month celebration will showcase 150 years of educating Los Angeles' past, present and future leaders as well as their contribution to the city whose history...

2014-08-25 16:26:34

NEOMED is the only Quebec recipient in the 2015 Centres of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR) program competition MONTREAL, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - NEOMED, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a bridge between academic research and the pharmaceutical industry, will receive $12 million in funding from the Government of Canada to help academic researchers turn their early discoveries into future medicines. This financing was attained...


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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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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