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Billions needed to maintain Canada’s power grid: Report

April 7, 2011

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Canada’s power grid needs an annual investment of $15 billion over the next 20 years to meet growing demand and to refurbish or replace aging infrastructure, according to a study released Thursday. The research, which was conducted by the Conference Board of Canada and funded by a consortium of utility companies, says that about $294 […]

Honeybees ‘entomb’ hives to protect against pesticides, say scientists

April 6, 2011

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But the bees’ last-ditch efforts to save themselves appear to be unsuccessful – the entombing behaviour is found in many hives that subsequently die off, according to Pettis. “The presence of entombing is the biggest single predictor of colony loss. It’s a defence mechanism that has failed.” These colonies were likely to already be in […]

Submarine museum’s cost to taxpayers uncertain

April 4, 2011

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When the crowd questioned Elgin Military Museum EMM executive director Ian Raven, he told more than 100 Bayham residents the cost to them would be “nothing” as far as the museum is concerned. via Submarine museum’s cost to taxpayers uncertain – Tillsonburg News – Ontario, CA.

Elgin County promotional segment aired

April 1, 2011

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The five-minute segment on Elgin County includes a look at The Arts & Cookery Bank in West Lorne, Ontario Planet Propagation in Shedden, and Integrated Grain Producers Cooperative ethanol plant in Alymer, as well as other scenic Elgin venues such as Port Stanley and Port Burwell. via Elgin County promotional segment aired – The Chronicle […]

Local man becoming a big cheese

April 1, 2011

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The 560-square-metre cheese factory located on Gunn’s Hill near Highway 59 in Norwich Township is expected to be complete by June, with the first wheels of cheese rolling off the production line as early as August. via Local man becoming a big cheese – Woodstock Sentinel Review – Ontario, CA.