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2014-05-27 12:27:38

TORONTO, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite having more family physicians per capita than many other jurisdictions, Quebec lags Ontario and Western Europe when it comes to access to primary care, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "The Case of the Vanishing Quebec Physicians: How to Improve Access to Care," author Claude E. Forget, former Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, calls for primary care reforms that focus on providing more care in communities and...

2014-05-14 08:24:04

____________________________________________________________________ |HIGHLIGHTS | |____________________________________________________________________| | Valener | -- $29.1 million in recurring net income, up | |_________|________$5.1_million_(21.3%)______________________________| | |...

2014-05-13 23:07:22

RnRMarketResearch.com adds a 2014 survey report on Multi-Channel Pipettor QC Trends that summarizes trends and results of HTStec's industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey carried out in March 2014. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The main objectives of “Multi-Channel Pipettor QC Trends 2014” to understand end-user opinion on the implementation of QC measures when using multi-channel pipettors and to track the increasing use of/interest in dispense verification...

2014-05-13 16:21:09

Free Transfer Between Montreal and Quebec City (or Quebec and airport) LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new lavish land programs allow Crystal guests to extend their vacations with five 2014 luxury cruises through North America's East Coast and French Canada. Available on Crystal Serenity's September-October voyages, the two- and three-night, pre- and post-cruise packages offer travelers the opportunity to explore beyond the rich New England/Canada cruise itineraries that begin...

2014-05-09 12:21:05

BOUCHERVILLE, QC, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Spectra Premium Industries Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding purchase agreement for all assets of Richporter Technology Ltd. The acquisition is set to close around May 16, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140509/86195) "Spectra Premium welcomes the Richporter Technology group and looks forward to incorporating its global manufacturing network of high quality engine management products to...

2014-05-08 16:23:05

MONTREAL, May 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The MURAL international public art festival and the Société de développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent (SDBSL) unveiled today at a press conference the official line-up for the 2014 event, taking place June 12 to 15 on Saint-Laurent Boulevard in Montreal. "The festivities take place in a pedestrian zone that can be accessed free of charge once again, so visitors can experience the full ambience of the street art," said André Bathalon,...

2014-05-04 20:21:05

MONTREAL, May 4( )2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For many years she was closely associated with the numerous endeavours of her late husband David M. Stewart, with whom she established the Macdonald Stewart Foundation in 1973. Her leadership, interest in and commitment to culture, Canadian heritage, medicine, education, international cooperation and youth have enabled the creation and success of many significant projects. In addition to supporting many museums and cultural organizations, Mrs...

2014-04-29 16:26:56

Setting out from Nain, NL tomorrow morning, Clara Hughes brings her message of a stigma-free Canada to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL before heading north to Kuujjuaq, QC NAIN, NL, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Six-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes heads to Kuujjuaq, QC tomorrow after 12 days in Newfoundland and Labrador - including visits to Hopedale and Nain today and Happy Valley-Goose Bay tomorrow. "I'm really excited to return to Kuujjuaq tomorrow...

2014-04-29 12:28:40

OTTAWA, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - This morning, at the Parliamentary Press Gallery, the group Tous amis de Radio-Canada officially launched the White Paper on the future of the CBC/Radio-Canada. This document, written by the president of the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN), Alex Levasseur, raises several fundamental issues of funding, governance and programming concerning the only Canadian public broadcaster. "This document is part of the tradition of white papers...

2014-04-23 23:09:50

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces downloadable e-book book that describes the differences between sponge rubber and foam rubber. Compound Selection: Blended Materials and Distinctive Polymers also examines the material properties of silicone-EPDM blends. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Elasto Proxy, a leading supplier of specialized industrial rubber products, is announcing a new technical guide about the differences between...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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