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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...

2014-04-23 08:33:00

DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Multi-Channel Pipettor QC Trends 2014 market research report in its store. It summarizes the results of a industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on multi-channel pipettor QC carried out in April 2014. Multi-channel pipettors are essential tools in most life science laboratories today. Yet the impact of undertaking quality control (QC) measures (e.g. to verify the accuracy and precision of the...

2014-04-22 08:27:59

BENEFITING AHEAD WITH HORSES AND OTHER LOCAL CHILDREN'S CHARITIES GRAMMY-WINNER, MUSIC LEGEND WYNONNA JUDD TO PERFORM LIVE FOR AN EVENING OF DINNER & MUSIC! LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers for the 24(th) Annual William Shatner Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show, Sponsored by Wells Fargo, announced today that country music legend Wynonna Judd will perform live with her band, The Big Noise, at the event to be held on April 26, 2014. The...

2014-04-14 16:24:50

TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - ESC Corporate Services Ltd. has agreed to terms for the acquisition of the Quebec based corporate services division of D+H known as C.R.A.C. (Corporate Research and Analysis Centre). The purchase includes the departments fulfilling incorporation services, trademarks and corporate accessories. The transaction is expected to close in May. "C.R.A.C. and ESC have been trading partners supporting our respective legal customers across Canada for many...

2014-04-11 08:24:46

Project to improve patient privacy, security and quality standards at MUHC hospitals MONTREAL, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A new program aimed at improving patient safety and quality care has been launched at McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) hospitals. The program, which is being conducted in collaboration with Vendorlink.ca, is the first of its kind in a large academic Quebec hospital. The initiative will ensure that all vendors are credentialed, meeting MUHC patient...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'