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2013-12-11 08:20:11

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 (ended October 31, 2013) on December 12. Jean-Marc Eustache, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and Denis Pétrin, Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, invite financial analysts and journalists...

2013-12-06 08:24:10

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Date: Sunday December 8, 2013 Time: 10:30 AM Place: Centre St-Pierre 1212, Panet Street, room 204, Montréal, (Qc) H2L 2Y7 Professor Dr Etienne Montero Dean of the Faculty of law of Université de Namur (Belgium) and author of the book « Rendez-vous avec la mort(2013) ». He will present 11 years of euthanasia in Belgium and compare Bill 52(Quebec) with the Belgium law. At the conference you will have the opportunity to ask him questions....

2013-12-05 16:25:09

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Date: Sunday December 8, 2013 Time: 10:30 AM Place: Centre St-Pierre 1212, Panet Street, room 204, Montréal, (Qc) H2L 2Y7 Professor Dr Etienne Montero Dean of the Faculty of law of Université de Namur (Belgium) and author of the book « Rendez-vous avec la mort(2013) ». He will present 11 years of euthanasia in Belgium and compare Bill 52(Quebec) with the Belgium law. At the conference you will have the opportunity to ask him questions....

2013-12-05 12:31:03

Holcim Canada employees find meaningful ways to make an impact and give back to their communities as part of their Together for Communities Employee Volunteer Campaign TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - With 3,000 employees, Holcim (Canada) Inc. is a leading supplier of building materials and construction services that is committed to making a positive impact in its communities through volunteerism. What began in 2012 as an initiative to celebrate parent company Holcim Ltd.'s...

2013-12-05 08:20:58

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ -- Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday travel leader will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 (ended October 31, 2013) on December 12. Jean-Marc Eustache, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and Denis Pétrin, Vice-President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, invite financial analysts and...

2013-12-04 04:21:23

BLAINVILLE, QC, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Medunik Canada, a pharmaceutical company specialized in orphan drugs and Lucane Pharma, a French niche pharmaceutical company, announced the conclusion of an exclusive collaboration agreement. Through this agreement, Medunik Canada receives the exclusive Canadian rights to market and distribute a new therapeutic option for patients suffering from Urea Cycle Disorders (UCD), a group of rare diseases involving deficiencies of...

2013-12-02 16:20:20

MONTREAL, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Kit car enthusiasts attending the 2014 Montreal International Auto Show will have the opportunity to discover the Tomahawk, a cutting-edge two-seat sports automobile with a central engine, entirely designed and manufactured in Quebec City by Dubuc Super Light Car (SLC). With the unveiling of the Tomahawk, which can be assembled approximately eight times faster than comparable vehicles, Dubuc SLC launches a serious bid to become a reference and...

2013-12-01 16:20:05

MONTREAL, Dec. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced a new accelerated timeline for the construction of the new bridge for the St. Lawrence. "We will deliver the new bridge for the St. Lawrence in 2018, three years earlier than originally planned," said Minister Lebel. "In fact, concrete actions to move...

2013-11-29 12:22:11

Creating 450 new jobs, the new centre will be Nordia's largest in Québec SAGUENAY, QC, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell, through its Nordia subsidiary, announced today that it will soon open a new customer service centre in Jonquière that will serve Bell customers and create more than 450 new jobs in the Saguenay region. Attending the announcement in Jonquière were: Jean Tremblay, Mayor of Saguenay and Chairman of Promotion Saguenay; Sylvain Gaudreault, MNA for Jonquière...

2013-11-28 23:21:06

Devolutions announced today that it has launched the highly anticipated Mac Beta version of its flagship solution Remote Desktop Manager (RDM), which offers all of the features and benefits of its Windows-based predecessor. The company also announced a new flexible licensing model, which will allow RDM license-holders to use either the Windows or Mac version without having to pay extra. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Devolutions, a Canadian-based enterprise software firm,...


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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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