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2015-04-24 12:27:01

Immunization is one of the safest, most effective public health measures we have to prevent serious illness. SURREY, BC, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister

2015-04-16 12:25:50

VANCOUVER, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Michael Culbert, President & CEO of Progress Energy Canada Ltd and Pacific NorthWest LNG, today welcomed the announcement by the National Energy Board (NEB)

2015-04-15 12:30:07

HERNDON, Va., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPact, Inc., the global leader in Data-First(TM) Case Management and Business

2015-04-13 08:23:56

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter production of 23,700 tonnes of copper Capstone Mining Corp.

2015-04-10 08:24:55

VICTORIA, BC, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - T-Bird Pharma Inc.

2015-04-07 12:21:25

Series traces history of photography over the past 150 years OTTAWA, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Seven more of Canada's best photographers will be celebrated tomorrow as Canada

2015-04-02 20:20:16

A mandate for Ms. Carol Alexandra Kerfoot OTTAWA, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms.

2015-03-31 23:11:21

British Columbia’s BC Transit has selected Inspect2Go's vehicle inspection software.

2015-03-29 16:20:15

Air France brings Parisian Flare and 250+ new jobs to British Columbia RICHMOND, BC, March 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) welcomed Air France's

2015-03-26 12:21:21

AJAC 2015 Vancouver Island EcoRun Bringing Fuel Efficient Technologies to Your Community VANCOUVER, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - A fleet of vehicles showcasing the latest


Latest British Columbia Reference Libraries

Tegu Lizard
2014-02-02 09:56:20

The Thetis Lake monster is a cryptid described as a reptilian humanoid resembling “Gill-man” from “Creature From the Black Lagoon.” The sighting was reported by two teens in 1972 near Thetis Lake, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. They described it as being around five feet tall with three webbed toes and fingers. Barbed fins were on its skull, arms and legs. It was investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who stated, “the boys seem sincere, and until we determine...

Ogopogo
2013-09-19 11:01:39

Ogopogo is a cryptid lake monster claimed to inhabit Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada. British Cryptozoologist Karl Shuker categorized the Ogopogo as a “many hump” variety of lake monster. He also claims the beast is a primitive serpentine whale similar to a basilosaurus. The original name for this creature was naitaka, which was given to it by the local Okanakane tribe. The name Ogopogo was inspired by the 1924 song “The Ogo-Pogo: The funny Fox-Trot”. It has been...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

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2012-06-18 10:29:42

Symbol: ASCA2 Group: Dicot Family: Aristolochiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ASCAC2 Asarum caudatum Lindl. var. caudatum   British Columbia wildginger Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, MT, OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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2007-06-25 11:07:27

The Kermode Bear, Ursus americanus kermodei, is a genetically-unique subspecies of black bear found in the central coast of British Columbia. The Kermodei subspecies ranges from Princess Royal Island to Prince Rupert Island on the coast, and inland toward Hazelton, British Columbia. It is named after Francis Kermodei, a naturalist and museum curator. The Kermode bear is noted for the appearance in their gene pool of a recessive trait that gives a small percentage of their population white...

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