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Published on Wed, 10/26/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

13 Facts About Canadian Bats

13 Facts About Canadian Bats

There are 19 species known bat species in Canada. Although they are subjected to a spooky stigma around Halloween, they’re nothing to be afraid of.

 Here are 13 things you didn’t know about this not-so-scary mammal:

1.  The snooze button. While hibernating, bats do not feed or drink, and their body temperature and metabolic rates decrease markedly. This energy-efficient state allows them to sleep away the long northern winters.

Published on Wed, 09/28/2016 by Advancing Women in Agriculture

Hon. Jeff Leal to open Advancing Women Conference

Hon. Jeff Leal to open Advancing Women Conference

Event Information

10/03/2016 @ 9:00 a.m.
10/04/2016
Toronto, Ontario

The Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership, Women in Ag Conference is delighted to announce that the Honourable Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister or Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will be our opening speaker. 

The Minister is scheduled to address this gathering of more than 400 women in agriculture on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. His remarks will be followed by a presentation by Deb Stark, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Published on Wed, 09/28/2016 by Canadian Premature Babies Foundation

Breast Milk For Every Preemie

Breast Milk For Every Preemie

For Immediate Release

Breast Milk For Every Preemie

Canadian Premature Babies Foundation calls for an exclusive human milk diet for premature babies

Published on Tue, 09/27/2016 by Advancing Women in Agriculture

Strong attendance expected at next week’s Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

Strong attendance expected at next week’s Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

For immediate release

TORONTO, September 27, 2016 – More than 400 women in the Canadian agriculture industry are set to gather for a one-of-a-kind experience of professional networking and personal inspiration.

The two-day Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership, Women in Ag Conference takes place October 3 and 4, 2016 in Toronto.

Published on Fri, 08/12/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Migratory Bird Treaty turns 100!

The Migratory Bird Treaty turns 100!

This year we mark the centennial of the convention between the United States and Great Britain (for Canada) for the protection of migratory birds – also called the Migratory Bird Treaty – that was signed on Aug. 16, 1916.

Published on Thu, 06/30/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Spend your summer with NCC

Spend your summer with NCC

Nature Conservancy of Canada Highlights Need For Greater Conservation in Canada

Our planet is a very different place today than when your grandparents where born. Despite the copious amount of conservation work occurring on a daily basis by citizens, volunteers and environmental groups biodiversity is continuing to be lost in Canada.

Published on Fri, 06/24/2016 by RBC Insurance

BUYING TRAVEL INSURANCE JUST GOT EASIER WITH 7 SIMPLE QUESTIONS FROM RBC INSURANCE

BUYING TRAVEL INSURANCE JUST GOT EASIER WITH 7 SIMPLE QUESTIONS FROM RBC INSURANCE

The days of answering endless, complicated medical questions are long gone! RBC Insurance is making it easier for travelers who are 65 years and older to purchase travel insurance. A first in Canada, RBC Insurance’s groundbreaking simplified medical questionnaire now consists of only 7 simple to answer questions (to a maximum of 11 questions based on responses) down from 51.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2016 by K&K Casting

CASTING CALL FOR MALE YOUTH 16-23 YEARS OLD

CASTING CALL FOR MALE YOUTH 16-23 YEARS OLD

K&K Casting is currently doing a Canada-wide casting call for a LEAD ROLE in the new Feature Film FIRST LIGHT. 

They are looking specifically for male actors (any ethnicity) between the ages of 16-23 who can easily pull off looking 17. 

The film follows seventeen-year-old SEAN TERRELL, who provides sanctuary for a classmate, ALEX LAINEY, who begins to develop extraordinary powers following an encounter with a UFO.

*** Note: They are looking for CANADIAN ACTORS (or Actors with CANADIAN working papers) ONLY ***

Published on Wed, 06/15/2016 by Canada's Walk of Fame

LOCAL HERO COULD BE CANADA’S WALK OF FAME’S NEXT HONOUREE

LOCAL HERO COULD BE CANADA’S WALK OF FAME’S NEXT HONOUREE

Submissions for the Peter Soumalias Unsung Hero Honour, presented by Canada’s Walk of Fame, will be accepted until July 31, 2016

Recipient will be recognized at the Canada’s Walk of Fame Celebrations in Toronto this October

To tweet this release: http://ctt.ec/tobr9

 

Published on Wed, 06/15/2016 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Nature-inspired gifts for Father’s Day

Nature-inspired gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner. If you are still on the hunt for something special to show your appreciation, why not give these nature-inspired gifts some thought?

For the dad with the green thumb

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