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2014-03-04 23:24:39

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces keeping over 700 natural and synthetic rubber profiles in stock, including sponge rubber. Sealing specialists serve a wide range of industries and can custom fabricate high-value, low-to-medium volume quantities of industrial rubber products such as seals, gaskets, tubing and tube rings, edge trim, window channels, and floor matting. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Elasto Proxy, a global supplier...

2014-03-04 08:25:06

MONTREAL, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Precious Metals Inc. ("DNA" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DNAP), is pleased to announce that it has acquired an undivided one hundred percent (100%) interest of the St. Anne Mining Claims located in Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Quebec, Canada. The 50 contiguous claims ("Mineral Claims") totalize an approximate surface of 1164 hectares. These 50 mining claims are contiguous to DNA's mining claims covering an area of approximately 340 hectares...

2014-03-03 12:23:40

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) today announced that it has secured a bond in the amount of $40.1 million to cover 100% of the closure obligation related to its Éléonore mine site in northern Quebec. The announcement was made at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada annual conference in Toronto at an event hosted by the Minister of Natural Resources of Quebec, Mrs. Martine Ouellet. "As one of the largest and fastest...

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. This year, the award was presented to Aviateurs et pilotes de brousse du Québec (Quebec Aviators and Bush Pilots). Aviateurs et pilotes de brousse du Québec (Quebec Aviators and Bush Pilots) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission of bringing together Quebec aviators in order to promote recreational...

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. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Quebec has just released the latest numbers from the 2013 season for returns of wild Atlantic salmon of interest to anglers from both the United States and Canada who fly fish for salmon in famous Quebec rivers like the Grand Cascapedia, Matapedia, and Bonaventure. While the numbers look promising for large salmon, they aren’t as...

2014-02-28 16:24:25

-- Renewal of water power leases for certain generating stations -- Consolidation for some Quebec facilities MONTREAL, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today confirmed the signature of a framework agreement with the Quebec government and explained the measures found in the agreement. The agreement includes measures for renewal of water power leases for certain generating stations in Quebec's...

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. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover was pleased to attend the meeting of the Montréal, Cultural Metropolis Steering Committee. This committee consists of members of the cultural and business communities and the municipal, provincial, and federal governments, including Denis...

2014-02-26 12:26:53

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Brothers Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire, founders of Cascades, and Mario Plourde, current President and Chief Executive Officer, revealed the broad outline of the Company's 50th anniversary festivities today during a press conference. They also invited the general public to learn more about the various activities planned for this momentous celebration, which will extend to all of the Company's units and their respective regions....

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. The three brothers who founded the company - Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire - along with Mario Plourde, current President and Chief Executive Officer, invite you to find out about the many forms of this great celebration, which will extend throughout, and even beyond, the Central Quebec region....

2014-02-25 08:24:52

MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today Minalliance, the communications fund of the Quebec mining industry, launches MinesQC.com, an online dialogue and informational platform aimed at the general public and bringing together the players and stakeholders of Quebec's mining industry. Through MinesQC.com, the mining industry seeks to inform and engage in dialogue with citizens in order that they may form their own opinions about the industry and its contribution to Quebec's...


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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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