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2014-05-30 16:20:51

DORVAL, QC, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deployed an investigator to Mirabel, Quebec, where a Bombardier CS-100 aircraft experienced an engine failure during ground testing. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-05-30 08:25:25

Ensuring Canadians have access to quality health services in both national languages MONCTON, NB, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced an important investment to support 14 projects across the country that will improve access to health services for English-speaking communities in Quebec and French-speaking communities outside of...

2014-05-29 23:17:36

La Première Immobilière J.G announces that he recently placed his home in Quebec 16-acre lakefront retreat on the market for Bitcoins. QC, Canada (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Since the release of Bitcoins, a large amount of people have been asking to exchange Bitcoins for cash, property and items. A Quebec homeowner has stepped out in the crowd and is willing to exchange his amazing 16-acre lakefront retreat, worth US $3.5 million for Bitcoins – the world’s alternative digital...

2014-05-29 12:26:05

Dynamic location and state-of-the-art, open-space facility houses contemporary artwork collection MONTREAL, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM) ("Aimia"), a global leader in loyalty management, today reaffirmed its commitment to Montreal with the official opening of its new global headquarters in the heart of the Quartier-International district in Montreal, Quebec. The 35-story modern building at the corner of Viger Street and Beaver Hall Hill houses...

2014-05-29 08:20:30

POINTE-AU-PÈRE and RIMOUSKI, QC, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Post today issued two stamps to mark the centennial of the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland on May 29, 1914, in the St. Lawrence River, near Rimouski, Quebec. The tragedy recorded the highest death toll for a peacetime Canadian maritime accident with 1,012 of the 1,477 passengers and crew losing their lives when the Empress collided with a Norwegian collier, the SS Storstad. The Empress of Ireland was a Canadian...

2014-05-28 12:30:07

MONTRÉAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Motion for Declaratory Judgment was filed in the Superior Court of Montréal on May 27, 2014 to challenge articles in the Quebec proposed Bill 52 pertaining to euthanasia which do not respect the Canadian Constitution or Fundamental Human Rights. Furthermore, euthanasia is not a medical care. Quebec, a Province of Canada, may only legislate in matters of health, not in criminal law. Euthanasia is a crime in Canada. The Plaintiffs are Ms....

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...


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
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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