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2014-02-28 12:26:40

Minister takes the opportunity to announce a major investment from the Government of Canada in the Montréal en Histoires - Memory City project MONTRÉAL, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover was pleased to attend the meeting of the Montréal, Cultural Metropolis Steering Committee. This committee consists of members of the cultural and business communities and the municipal, provincial, and federal governments, including Denis...

2014-02-26 12:26:53

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Brothers Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire, founders of Cascades, and Mario Plourde, current President and Chief Executive Officer, revealed the broad outline of the Company's 50th anniversary festivities today during a press conference. They also invited the general public to learn more about the various activities planned for this momentous celebration, which will extend to all of the Company's units and their respective regions....

2014-02-26 08:32:40

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Come out and hear about the line-up of activities planned to mark this major milestone in the history of this jewel of Quebec Inc. The three brothers who founded the company - Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire - along with Mario Plourde, current President and Chief Executive Officer, invite you to find out about the many forms of this great celebration, which will extend throughout, and even beyond, the Central Quebec region....

2014-02-25 08:24:52

MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today Minalliance, the communications fund of the Quebec mining industry, launches MinesQC.com, an online dialogue and informational platform aimed at the general public and bringing together the players and stakeholders of Quebec's mining industry. Through MinesQC.com, the mining industry seeks to inform and engage in dialogue with citizens in order that they may form their own opinions about the industry and its contribution to Quebec's...

2014-02-24 16:26:11

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Come out and hear about the line-up of activities planned to mark this major milestone in the history of this jewel of Quebec Inc. The three brothers who founded the company - Bernard, Laurent and Alain Lemaire - along with Mario Plourde, current President and Chief Executive Officer, invite you to find out about the many forms of this great celebration, which will extend throughout, and even beyond, the Central Quebec region....

2014-02-19 08:27:26

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Robert Lepage, Laureate of the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize, has chosen the fascinating and ingenious L'orchestre d'hommes-orchestres (LODHO) to receive The City of Toronto Glenn Gould Protégé Prize of $15,000 (CAD). Mr. Lepage will present the award to members of LODHO immediately following a special performance of their work Cabaret brise-jour on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at The Theatre Centre in Toronto. "Finding yourself out of your...

2014-02-18 23:24:07

Elasto Proxy, supplier of specialty seals and custom insulation, announces case study about how 3D printing supports mold making, prototyping, and low-volume production of rubber auto parts. Custom fabricator used 3D printed part to make molds and provide prototypes to U.S.-based maker of electric cars. Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Electric vehicles aren’t just for city streets and highways. Smaller, golf cart-like models are used in gated communities for short...

2014-02-17 08:25:04

MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quebec's proposed law on euthanasia will allow a lethal substance to be injected into an adult person at "the end of life" (which is not defined in the proposed law) who has unsupportable suffering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/MM66206) Quebec's Health Care System Today Quebec's health care system is managed by the provincial government of Quebec, Canada. This system is plagued by deficiencies including lack of...

2014-02-14 16:25:21

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In the presence of Quebec Premier, Pauline Marois, ministers Nicolas Marceau, Jean-François Lisée and Élaine Zakaïb, Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, and the representatives of international pharmaceutical companies, Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director of the Research Centre of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), announced today the launch of ARTERIA, a research program aimed at developing ground-breaking treatments for cardiovascular...

2014-02-13 16:23:04

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - After successfully launching in both Quebec and Ontario, BONE Structure(®) is now expanding to Alberta and British Columbia. The Quebec-based company has developed and patented an international technology that combines aesthetics, flexibility, efficiency, and respect for the environment. Beginning February 19, 2014 with its first information session in Vancouver, the four-city tour will continue to Kelowna, Calgary and Edmonton. In addition, BONE...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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