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2014-06-24 08:31:06

LACHENAIE, QC, June 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Capital Pro-Égaux Inc. (the "Company") (NEX: CPE.H) advises there have been changes to its Board of Directors. Mr. Louis Granger has resigned effective immediately as a director of the Company to pursue other matters. The Corporation's board of directors would like to thank Mr. Granger for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavors. The Company has now four directors and is planning to name a successor to Mr. Granger...

2014-06-20 08:24:03

LACHENAIE, QC, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Capital Pro-Égaux Inc. (the "Company") (NEX: CPE.H) today announced a 10-for-1 consolidation of its common shares traded on NEX, effective June 20, 2014 (the "Effective Date"). The purpose of the consolidation is to increase the share price and decrease the number of issued and outstanding common shares. The share consolidation was approved by the Company's Board of Directors on May 13, 2014. The Company's consolidated common shares...

2014-06-18 23:09:41

Elasto Proxy announces rubber and plastic parts for marine applications such as shipbuilding and boat repairs. Sealing and insulation specialists can design and custom-fabricate window seals, latch seals, acoustical and thermal engine bay insulation, edge finish trim, rubber bumpers, anti-slip pads, access hatch seals, and watertight compartment sealing. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Elasto Proxy, global supplier of custom seals and specialty insulation, is announcing...

2014-06-18 12:32:44

--Data indicate ASM-024 DPI safe and generally well-tolerated in asthma-- QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced top-line results from a combined Phase 1 and 2a trial evaluating its lead compound, ASM-024, in moderate asthma patients. The data comes from Asmacure's recently...

2014-06-18 12:25:27

MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSX: RGX) announced today that shareholders have approved all resolutions put forth at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Montreal, Quebec. 1. Election of Directors Name of Nominee % For % Withheld Roy Bonnell 99.96% 0.04%...

2014-06-17 23:04:26

De Marque and the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) welcome the news that their Entrepôt numérique digital warehouse & distribution system has helped Quebec and French-Canadian publishers achieve $2.5 million in ebook sales for 2013. Quebec City (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 De Marque and the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) welcome the news that their Entrepôt numérique digital warehouse & distribution system has helped...

2014-06-11 16:24:57

MONTREAL, June 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great pleasure and with the utmost confidence that Rene Angelil announces today that his long-time close friend, Aldo Giampaolo, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Feeling Productions Inc., the company which manages Celine Dion's career. By mutual accord, Celine and Rene have decided that the time has come to bring this appointment to fruition, one that Rene had proposed to Aldo several years ago. "Considering our...

2014-06-11 12:24:42

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian provinces should be concerned about slipping high-school students' scores - in reading, science and mathematics - as assessed by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), according a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Warning Signs for Canadian Educators: The Bad News in Canada's PISA Results," author John Richards addresses some concerning trends in provincial PISA results, in particular declining PISA math scores over the...

2014-06-10 20:20:54

Shedd Aquarium working with GREMM and its scientific collaborators to support research and conservation of beluga whales in the St. Lawrence Seaway QUEBEC CITY, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago's John G. Shedd Aquarium, a world class leader in animal care and conservation research, and Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals (GREMM), a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to the scientific research of beluga whales, today signed a memorandum of...

2014-06-10 16:26:58

LAVAL, QC, June 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Roche announced that Health Canada approved the cobas® 4800 HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test for use as a first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer in women 25 and older. Roche has also launched the fully automated CINtec® PLUS test to improve the detection and early intervention of pre-cancerous cervical disease. The Health Canada approved CINtec® PLUS cytology test helps identify women with high-grade pre-cancerous cervical...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.