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2014-08-13 20:22:30

REGINA, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Information Services Corporation (TSX:ISV) ("ISC" or "the Company"), Saskatchewan's exclusive provider of key registry information services, today reported on the Company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, and provided revised capital expenditure guidance for 2014. Highlights of ISC's Q2 2014 financial results -- Total revenue was $22.0 million, an increase of $0.8 million or 3.9 per cent, compared to $21.2 million...

2014-06-25 16:22:52

Trading Symbols: TSX: CRJ, OTCQB: CLGRF SASKATOON, SK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Resources Inc.'s ("Claude" and or the "Company") board of directors ("Board") today announced the retirement of its Chair, Ted Nieman, Q.C., who guided the Company through one of the most challenging periods faced by the gold sector. During his tenure, the Company met several milestones which included reaching one million ounces of gold produced at the Seabee Gold Operation and the...

2014-06-17 12:20:51

WINNIPEG, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The investigation report (R13W0083) released today by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the school bus driver was unaware of the approaching train. As the driver proceeded from a stop onto a public passive level crossing, the bus was struck by the train. On 26 March 2013, at about 1515 Central Standard Time, CN freight train L50041-26 was proceeding eastward on the Lampman Subdivision when it struck a southbound...

2014-06-11 16:24:49

Leaving Saskatchewan for Manitoba tomorrow morning, June 12, Clara Hughes continues the journey to a stigma-free Canada in Brandon, Portage la Prairie and her hometown of Winnipeg CARLYLE, SK, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting tomorrow and for the next 5 days, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes brings her Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk to communities across Manitoba. In Saskatchewan today, Day 90 of the Big Ride, Clara is riding from Weyburn to Carlyle and will attend a welcome event at 3...

2014-06-05 16:25:14

Leaving Alberta for Saskatchewan tomorrow morning, June 6, Clara Hughes continues the journey to a stigma-free Canada in Lloydminster, North Battleford, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Regina, Weyburn and Carlyle LLOYDMINSTER, AB, June 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting tomorrow and for the next 7 days, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes brings the Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk to communities across Saskatchewan. "I've had a wonderful time meeting so many great people in communities here in...

2014-05-15 20:21:52

Listed: TSX, NYSE Symbol: POT SASKATOON, SK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) announced that the thirteen nominees listed in the management proxy circular for the 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders were elected as directors of PotashCorp earlier today at the shareholder meeting held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the meeting are set out below....

2014-05-13 20:22:44

REGINA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Information Services Corporation (TSX:ISV) ("ISC" or "the Company") today announced the voting results from its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders ("the Meeting") held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in Regina, Saskatchewan. A total of 12,711,192 shares were represented at the Meeting, being 72.63 per cent of the Company's issued and outstanding Class A Limited Voting shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all matters brought before the Meeting,...

2014-05-08 20:23:43

REGINA, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Information Services Corporation (TSX:ISV) ("ISC" or "the Company"), Saskatchewan's exclusive provider of key registry information services, today reported on the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Highlights of ISC's Q1 2014 financial results -- Total revenue was $17.4 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014, an increase of $0.3 million or 1.9 per cent, compared to...

2014-04-29 16:23:21

Stock Symbol: WGF: TSX-V SASKATOON, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Wescan Goldfields Inc. ("Wescan" or the "Company") reports the audited results of Wescan's operations for the year ended December 31, 2013 have been filed and may be viewed at www.sedar.com. A summary of key financial and operating results are as follows: Overview of activities Wescan continues to explore its portfolio of gold properties in the La Ronge Gold Belt in northern Saskatchewan, with the primary focus in...

2014-04-23 16:32:44

SASKATOON, SK, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The FNA Strategic Agriculture Institute (FNA-STAG), a not-for-profit informational research organization, has launched a mobile application that could have a major impact on how farmers price inputs and on researchers' ability to find reliable farm input price data. The application, called AgPriceBook, is available to all farmers free of charge through either the Apple or Google Play app stores. A "small idea with large potential," the app...


Latest Saskatchewan Reference Libraries

Plesiosaur, Turtle Lake Monster
2014-02-05 14:18:05

The Turtle Lake Monster is claimed to inhabit Turtle Lake in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada. Natives claim the monster may be a massive sturgeon and are nervous about the attention the monster may bring. An average of one encounter per year is reported. They date back to pre-settlement days when the Cree had a legend that people who entered the creature’s territory would not return. A couple of explanations to what the monster actually is, include it being a giant lake sturgeon or...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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