Canada has adopted the NTSC and ATSC television transmission standards without any alterations. However, some unique local variations exist for DTH television because of transponder design variation in the Anik series of satellites. Television in Canada has networks and systems. All of the networks listed below operate a number of terrestrial TV stations. In addition, several of these networks are aired on cable and satellite services. * Although the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was founded in 1932, it did not begin television transmissions until 1952. ** CITY-TV launched in 1972. CKVU-TV adopted the moniker in 2002, the former Craig Media stations adopted the Citytv moniker when they were bought in 2005. *** CFMT-TV launched in 1979. CJMT-TV launched in 2002. CHNU-TV was bought in 2005, CIIT-TV was purchased before it went on the air, in February 2006. List of television stations in Canada by call sign List of Canadian television channels List of Canadian specialty channels Category A services Category B services Category C services List of foreign television channels available in Canada List of United States stations available in Canada Digital television in Canada Multichannel television in Canada List of Canadian stations available in the United States List of television stations in North America by media market
Cassius Winston is an American college basketball player for the Michigan State Spartans of the Big Ten Conference. Winston, a 6'1 point guard, was a star prep player at University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy in Detroit; as a senior in 2016, he was named Mr. Basketball of Michigan, he chose to attend college at Michigan State, in his freshman season averaged 6.7 points and 5.2 assists per game in 35 games. As a sophomore, he became a full-time starter, averaging 12.6 points and 6.9 assists per game for the Spartans, earning third-team All-Big Ten Conference honors. Entering into Winston's junior season, he was selected to the preseason All-Big Ten team. After a strong start to the year, he was named to the midseason watch list for the John R. Wooden Award. On March 11, 2019, Winston was named the Big Ten Player of the Year. On March 31, 2019, Winston scored 20 points and had 10 assists in a 68-67 win against Duke in the Elite Eight of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
Prior to the start of the 2019–20 season, Winston was unanimously named a preseason All-American by the Associated Press, the only player so honored. On December 29, Winston missed a game against Western Michigan with a bone bruise in his knee, he scored a career-high 32 points along with nine assists in a 87-69 win over Michigan on January 5, 2020. Winston passed Mateen Cleaves' Big Ten record of 816 assists on January 17, in a win against Wisconsin. Winston had two younger brothers and Khy, who played basketball at Albion College. On November 9, 2019, Zachary Winston was killed after being struck by a train. Michigan State Spartans bio College statistics
The slaty-backed forktail is a species of forktail in the family Muscicapidae. A slim, medium-sized forktail, it is distinguished from similar species by its slate grey forehead and mantle, it has a long and forked tail banded in black and white, a white rump, a white bar across its primary feathers. The sexes look alike; the bird frequents the edges of fast-flowing streams and rivers, where it hunts small invertebrates by hopping among rocks or flying out over the water. It breeds between July, laying 3 -- 4 pinkish, bluish, or white eggs; the slaty-backed forktail is found near streams and rivers in tropical and subtropical regions straying further from flowing water to the edges of roads and trails. A solitary bird, it may be found in pairs, or in family groups in the breeding season. One of its calls has been described as similar to that of the Blyth's kingfisher, for which it has been mistaken; the forktail is found in the central and eastern Himalayas, the Indian Sub-continent, southern China and continental Southeast Asia.
Its wide distribution and stable population have led to it being classified as a species of least concern by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The slaty-backed forktail was described scientifically in 1836 by British naturalist Brian H. Hodgson, it was placed in a new subgenus Enicurus in the genus Motacilla, which contains the wagtails. The specimen used to describe the species came from Nepal; the species name is the Latin adjective schistaceus "slaty-grey". The slaty-backed forktail is placed within the family Muscicapidae, which includes Old World flycatchers and chats. A genetic study found that the slaty-backed forktail and the little forktail were genetically more distinct from the white-crowned forktail than were other forktail species; the slaty-backed forktail is a slim, medium-sized forktail between 22 and 25 centimetres long, weighs between 26 and 38 grams. It is coloured slate-grey and white; the bill is black, while the feet of the bird are a pale greyish colour.
The iris has been described as dark brown, though it has been recorded as black in certain specimens. It has a black throat and a narrow white stripe across its face till just behind the eyes, sometimes describe as a white mask; the white stripe sometimes includes a white eye ring, which may be either partial. Its ear coverts and face are black; the forehead, sides of the neck, the scapulars are slate grey. It has black wing-coverts, a white patch at the base of the primaries, wide white bars on otherwise black wings, a large white patch on its rump and lower back; the bases of the flight feathers are white, visible as a little additional bar on the wing. The tail of the bird is evenly graduated, with a deep fork; the tail is black except for a white tip. It has three white bands along its length, formed by the white tips of shorter tail feathers; the juvenile of the species lacks a white forehead, is brown above, has dark scales on its breast. The tail of the juvenile is shorter than that of the adult: juveniles have greyish or yellowish lores, greyish or white chin and throat.
The flanks are a dull grey-brown. It is not sexually dimorphic; some specimens have been observed to have white tips to their primaries. This feature has been hypothesized to be the result of aging or of wear and tear, has been observed throughout the distribution of the species, it is known not to be sex-related. Though similar to the black-backed forktail Enicurus immaculatus, it is distinguished by its slate-grey mantle and crown, from which it gets its name, it has a larger bill than the black-backed forktail, less white on its forehead. One of the slaty-backed forktail's calls has been described as a "high, sharp, metallic screech,"teenk'", similar to that made by a small kingfisher. Another call is described as a mellow "cheet", it produces a repeated, harsh screeching call when alarmed. The slaty-backed forktail is found near fast-flowing water bodies in tropical and sub-tropical montane broadleaf forests, as well as near cultivated areas; these include rocky rivers, including broad rivers and valleys in plains areas.
A 2000 paper studying birds in northwest India and Nepal found that the incidence of slaty-backed forktails decreased with altitude. The study found that the slaty-backed forktail had a preference for streams that were bordered by dense and complex vegetation, had firm and stable banks of earth, they preferred streams with finer grained sand on the bottom, with "pool–riffle sequences." More the bird is seen in secluded areas of the forest, on the sides of roads or trails near the water. In winter months it has been observed to move from the mountains into plains areas; the species is found in the central and eastern Himalayas, from the Indian state of Uttarakhand in the west to Myanmar in the East, including Nepal, Bhutan. It is a vagrant in Bangladesh, it is found in southern China, in southeast Tibet, in the provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou and Zhejiang, in Hainan. Its range in South-East Asia includes Thailand, Laos, peninsular Malaysia, Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, it is only an occasional winter visitor or uncommon resident.
Its distribution in southeast Asia is discontinuous. The elevational range of the slaty-backed forktail varies geographically, it has been
President is an honorific title in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints given to men who hold certain priesthood leadership positions. The title of "President" is given to a number of general leaders of the LDS Church; the President of the Church and his counselors in the First Presidency are referred to as "President". The President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is referred to as "President", as is the Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; the Assistant President of the Church was given this title. The title of "President" is given to a number of local leaders of the LDS Church. Presidents of stakes, missions and temples are referred to as "President", as are their two counselors. A branch president is given the title "President", but his counselors in the branch presidency are not. Presidents of the church's Elders and Deacons quorums are given the title of "President", though their counselors are not; the seven members of the Presidency of the Seventy are given the honorific title "Elder" rather than "President" though they are the presidents of the church's quorums of the Seventy.
Men who serve in general or local presidencies of the Young Men or the Sunday School are not referred to as "President". Women who act as general or local presidents of the Relief Society, Young Women, Primary are not referred to as "President". Index of religious honorifics and titles § Latter Day Saints D. Michael Quinn; the Mormon Hierarchy: Extension of Power
The 1st Infantry Division Dacica was one of the major units of the Romanian Land Forces, with its headquarters located in Bucharest. It was the heraldic successor of the Romanian First Army. On 31 August 2015, 1st Infantry Division headquarters disbanded, to become, three months the Headquarters Multinational Division Southeast of NATO's Allied Joint Force Command Naples; the First Army was one of the major units of the Romanian military in both World War I, partaking in such operations as the Romanian offensive in Transylvania in 1916 and the Battle of Mărăşeşti in 1917, World War II, seeing action on the Eastern Front after the 23 August 1944 Coup, when the First Army fought westwards alongside Soviet units in battles such as that of Debrecen and going as far as Prague. Following the end of the war, the First Army was disbanded on 2 June 1947, with the units under its command being transferred to one of the four newly formed Military Regions; this reorganization process was applied to all Romanian armies.
On 5 April 1980, the First Army is reestablished and headquartered in Bucharest, after being assigned units under the control of the 2nd Army Command. The latter is relocated to Buzău. Dan Ghica-Radu was the intelligence office chief from 1998 until 2000. Starting with 1 August 2000, the First Army is restructured, becoming the 1st Territorial Army Corps "General Ioan Culcer", as part of a process to bring the Romanian military in line with NATO standards. On 15 August 2008, as a continuation of the reorganization process of the Romanian Land Forces, the 1st Territorial Army Corps "General Ioan Culcer" is reformed as the 1st Infantry Division, receiving the name "Dacica", is now the heraldic successor of the First Army. Units of the 1st Infantry Division are deployed in various theaters of operation around the world, such as Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. 1st Infantry Division Dacica – HQ Bucharest1st Mechanized Brigade "Argedava" - headquartered at Bucharest 2nd Infantry Battalion "Călugăreni" - Bucharest 495th Infantry Battalion - Clinceni 114th Tank Battalion””- Târgovişte 113th Artillery Battalion - Slobozia 288th Anti-aircraft Artillery Battalion - Focşani 117th Logistics Battalion - Ploiești 2nd Infantry Brigade "Rovine" - headquartered at Craiova 20th Infantry Battalion "Black Scorpions" - Craiova 22nd Infantry Battalion - Craiova 26th Infantry Battalion "Neagoe Basarab" - Craiova 325th Artillery Battalion - Caracal 116th Logistics Battalion "Golden Scorpions" - Craiova 205th Anti-aircraft Artillery Battalion "Blue Scorpions" - Craiova 2nd Mountain Troops Brigade "Sarmizegetusa" - headquartered at Braşov 21st Mountain Troops Battalion - Predeal 30th Mountain TroopsBattalion - Câmpulung 33rd Mountain Troops Battalion - Curtea de Argeş 206th Mixed Artillery Battalion - Braşov 228th Anti-aircraft Missile Battalion - Braşov 229th Logistic Battalion - Braşov 2nd Logistics Base "Valahia" - headquartered at Târgovişte 51st Mixed Artillery Regiment "General Cornel Paraniac" - headquartered at Slobozia 61st Mixed Anti-aircraft Missiles Regiment "Pelendava" - headquartered at Slobozia 1st "CIMIC" Battalion - headquartered at Bucharest 49th CBRN Battalion "Argeş" - headquartered at Piteşti 96th Engineer Battalion "Joseph Kruzel" 313th Reconnaissance Battalion "Burebista" 45th Communications & Information Systems Battalion "Căpitan Grigore Giosanu" 300th Logistic Support Battalion "Sarmis" - headquartered at Bucharest other supporting units Romania during World War I Romania during World War II Battle of Romania Official website
Matauri Bay is a bay in New Zealand, situated 30 km north of Kerikeri, in Whangaroa county, just north of the Bay of Islands. It has over a kilometre of beautiful white sand and crystal clear water, making it a popular summer destinations for surfers, divers and holidymakers; some of the first Polynesian navigators to New Zealand landed at Matauri Bay. It was a site of early Maori contact with Europeans, such as with the missionary Samuel Marsden in 1814; the Rainbow Warrior was given a final resting place at the Cavalli Islands. It has become a living reef, attracting recreational divers; the idea was first proposed by the New Zealand Underwater Association. It seemed a fitting end for a ship, it was towed north with a patched hull on 2 December 1987. Ten days a crowd of well-wishers looked on as it was given a traditional Māori burial. Now home to a complex ecosystem, the Rainbow Warrior has become a popular dive destination; the local Māori community maintains its conservation. In a few years, the Rainbow Warrior became an integral part of the environment.
The Matauri Bay area has two marae. Mātauri or Te Tāpui Marae and Ngāpuhi meeting house is a meeting place of the Ngāpuhi hapū of Ngāti Kura and Ngāti Miru, the Ngāpuhi / Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa hapū of Ngāti Kura. Te Ngaere Marae and Ngāi Tupango te Hapū meeting house is a meeting place of the Ngāpuhi / Ngāti Kahu ki Whaingaroa hapū of Ngaitupango. Matauri Bay School is a contributing primary school with a roll of 94, it opened in 1954. Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whangaroa is a full primary school with a roll of 35, it is a Kura Kaupapa Māori school which teaches in the Māori language. Both schools are coeducational and have a decile rating of 3. A Māori school was established at Te Ngaere in 1876, but student numbers fluctuated as local people moved to seek an income on the gumfields. In 1890, attendance at the school ceased, the building was dragged to the top of the hill by a bullock team to make it more accessible. Changing its name to Whakarara School, it remained open until Matauri Bay School replaced it