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A Portuguese measure of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 1.4 liters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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A paper on The History and Geology of the Keno Hill Silver Camp, Yukon Territory will introduce this new series in an upcoming issue of Geoscience Canada. Keno Hill (Figs.
Trends in immigration do not explain the malaria incidence changes seen in Canada. These trends differ for each province both in terms of country of origin and numbers.
Missions among the Germans, Scandinavians, Ukrainians, Swedish, Danish, and Norwegians occupied an important place in the course of Baptist life in Western Canada. (17) Local congregations and associations were established, and theological training for ethnic leaders was provided in order to assist these leaders in overcoming the language barrier in academic instruction.
Genome Canada is the primary funding and information resource relating to genomics and proteomics in Canada. Dedicated to developing and implementing a national strategy in genomics and proteomics research for the benefit of all Canadians, it has so far received $375 million from the Government of Canada.
He replied that it should be, "one nation, under Canada."
Based in Toronto, Barnicke has over 400 employees in 23 offices throughout Canada. In 2001, J.J.
This is mocked with great aplomb in Michael Moore's movie Canadian Bacon, in which police officer Dan Aykroyd forces John Candy to rewrite anti-Canadian graffiti in French, then fines him "$1,000 Canadian, or $10 American, if you prefer." (Incidentally, both Aykroyd and Candywere born in Canada.)
26, and drove across the springtime land of Maryland and Delaware, the exchange officer has carved out a piece of history in a massive joint logistical effort between the United States and Canada. He has led a small team of soldiers supplying Canadian troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Mercer poses as a reporter in "Talking to Americans," a segment of a hit TV show in Canada. He asks passersby in U.S.
Like the rest of us, Bush doesn't care about Canada. Big mistake.
For instance, during his 12-year tenure with Philom Bios, the company registered BioMal, the first bio-herbicide to be registered in Canada. The company also registered JumpStart, the first commercial phosphate inoculant in the world.
"The model brought in cost optimization at the outset," says Wayne Draper, associate director of the Transboundary Air Issues Branch of Environment Canada. "They were able to analyze what level of reduction each country should make to meet certain targets and to provide the most economic solution for all of Europe.

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