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2014-12-18 12:24:11

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with Ms.

2014-11-06 12:22:01

Recovery of the ship's bell is the crowning achievement of successful 2014 search OTTAWA, Nov.

2014-06-20 16:20:16

Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This summer, the Government

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2012-08-25 08:58:26

The search for a pair of ships from the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition, which began four years ago, will continue, as officials announced that a new expedition would depart this week.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.