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2014-10-29 23:03:40

Fishing tech startup based in Victoria, BC is changing the way anglers and outfitters connect and fishing adventures are booked around the world. Victoria, B.C. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Fishing is a mega market, across the planet; more than 200 million people go fishing. That means worldwide there are more men and women casting a line than there are people playing golf and tennis — combined. Thanks to Pesqa.com, a new platform for fishing tourism, finding and booking your next fishing...

2014-10-23 08:35:20

Industry's Most Advanced Patient Simulator Now in Use in All Regions of U.S. MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard Scientific Company today announced it has completed installations of the Victoria birthing simulator at Denver School of Nursing in Colorado and Dorsey Schools in Madison Heights, Mich. With the latest installations, Gaumard's newest fully tetherless maternal/fetal simulator, which is recognized by health care educators as the industry's most advanced, is now in...

2014-10-16 23:13:34

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. Victoria, BC Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. This newest release of the industry’s most advanced integrated software solution brings new automation to workforce management, enhances regulatory...

2014-10-15 08:29:57

Addition of Fully Tetherless Birthing Simulator Reflects Commitment to Providing Instructors, Students with Access to Latest Technology for Nursing Education FAIRFIELD, Conn., and MIAMI, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sacred Heart University School of Nursing and Gaumard Scientific today announced the installation of the Victoria birthing simulator in SHU's Nursing Simulation & Clinical Skills Laboratories. The addition of the fully tetherless and wireless simulator, designed...

2014-10-01 08:31:28

Company Also Provides Update on Other NOELLE® Installations; Family of Maternal, Neonatal Care Simulators is Industry's Most Comprehensive MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard Scientific Company today provided an update on the U.S. roll-out of its Victoria birthing simulator as well as installations of other fully tetherless simulators from the NOELLE family. The most recent Victoria installation sites are: -- St. Joseph's College of Nursing at St. Joseph's Hospital Health...

2014-09-15 08:28:49

Most Advanced Mobile Maternal/Fetal Simulator for Health Care Education MIAMI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard Scientific Company today announced completion of the first U.S. installations of its new Victoria birthing simulator. The installation sites are: -- Adena Health System, PACCAR Medical Education Center, Chillicothe, Ohio -- Carolinas HealthCare System, Carolinas Simulation Center, Charlotte, N.C. -- Billings Clinic, Simulation and Experiential Learning...

2014-09-08 16:25:23

VICTORIA, BC, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - T-Bird Pharma Inc. (TSXV:TPI) ("T-Bird" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing premium quality medical marijuana products, is pleased to announce that its shares will begin trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on September 9, 2014. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Thunderbird Biomedical Inc. ("Thunderbird"), is licensed under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (Canada) ("MMPR") overseen by Health Canada....

2014-07-25 08:28:18

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registration is open for the 30th annual IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2014), which will be held at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, Canada, from 28 September to 3 October. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130273 The early-bird registration deadline is 18 August. To register, visit http://www.icsme2014.org/. Discounts are available for IEEE Computer Society members...

2014-07-08 23:09:22

iDUS Controls, an emerging leader in providing sensor networks and software for precision agriculture has received approval for its funding application under the Western Economic Diversification WINN program. Victoria, BC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 iDUS is one of 27 Western Canadian companies who were announced on June 27, 2014 as accepted in the Federal Government’s Western Innovation Initiative (WINN), a vital component of their commitment to creating jobs, promoting economic growth, and...

2014-06-25 23:01:32

The Australian College of Fitness & Bodywork (ACFB) celebrate 25 years since their doors first opened in 1989 alongside being awarded a winner of the Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year 2013. ACFB is a registered training organisation in Mitcham, providing nationally-accredited courses in fitness and massage Australia wide. Mitcham, Victoria (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It’s a double celebration for The Australian College of Fitness & Bodywork (ACFB) as they announce their 25...


Latest Victoria Reference Libraries

Spotted Stingaree, Urolophus gigas
2014-06-02 16:03:43

The spotted stingaree (Urolophus gigas) is a shallow water ray from the coast of southern Australia. It is a rare species inhabiting the rocky reefs, seagrass beds and has also been found in estuaries. The range of the spotted stingaree is from Albany, Western Australia, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Bass Strait and the northern Tasmanian coast. It is a bottom-dweller of the continental shelf and intertidal zones to depths of 160 feet. The disc of the spotted stingaree is oval and slightly...

Santa Cruz Water Lily, Victoria cruziana
2014-01-14 17:40:04

Victoria cruziana is a tropical water lily species. The species may also be referred to as the Santa Cruz water lily, the Water platter or the Yrupe. V. cruziana is a member of the Nymphaeaceae family. The plant is found in South America, specifically Argentina and Paraguay. The very first known V. cruziana species was discovered in Bolivia. Specimens were collected and sent to France where they were named. Victoria cruziana roots itself at the water garden’s bottom and grows upwards....

Victoria amazonica
2014-01-14 17:25:27

Victoria amazonica is large species of water lily plant. In fact, the species is the largest known plant in its family, the Nymphaeaceae family. V. amazonica is native to the Amazon River basin. The plant flourishes in shallow waters, specifically oxbow lakes and bayous. The very first publication of the plant’s classification was in 1837. John Lindley named the species from specimens brought to him from the British Guiana. Victoria amazonica grows up to 9.8 feet in diameter. Its flowers...

Littlejohn’s Tree Frog, Litoria littlejohni
2013-10-09 12:26:27

The Littlejohn’s Tree Frog (Litoria littlejohni), known also as the Heath Frog or the Orange-Bellied Tree Frog, is a species of tree frog that is native to eastern Australia from Wyong, New South Wales, to Buchan, Victoria. Measuring about 60 millimeters in length, this frog is of medium size. It is usually brown or grey-brown on the dorsal surface with many scattered darker colored flecks and spots. Often, a faint darker patch is featured on the back. A dark line extends from behind the...

Lesueur’s Frog, Litoria lesueuri
2013-10-09 11:21:45

Lesueur’s Frog (Litoria lesueuri) is a species of ground-dwelling tree frog that is native to south-eastern Australia, from Sydney, New South Wales, to eastern Victoria. This species is a moderately large frog; the females reach up to 2.8 inches, while the males reach up to 1.8 inches. It ranges from pale to dark brown above, but the males become bright yellow during the breeding season. Often, darker patches are featured on the back. A dark stripe extends from the snout down to the...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.