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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

2015-03-25 08:27:23

Winners from across Canada participated in once-in-a-lifetime game of shinny atop the mountains of BC TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Molson Canadian has revealed the 11 winners of

2015-03-25 08:26:29

DUBAI, UAE, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Viola Lam, 2015's Young Entrepreneur of the Year, set up a unique tutoring business in Hong Kong that has helped over 30,000

2015-03-25 08:24:08

Estimated 164 million tonne inferred resource averages 0.59 g/T gold and 0.27% copper 2014 drilling adds total inferred resources of 5.4 million oz gold and 4.2 billion lbs copper Trading

2015-03-19 12:29:08

VANCOUVER, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Twenty-two pharmacies in rural and urban locations across British Columbia have been selected to participate in a research project that aims to help bring personalized

2015-03-19 08:32:21

BURNABY, BC, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) today reported its results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2014.

2015-03-17 16:23:58

Devices continue to be installed across the country NORTH SAANICH, BC, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Following an event yesterday in North Vancouver to highlight the recent installation of

2015-03-16 12:21:23

AJAC 2015 Vancouver Island EcoRun Bringing Fuel Efficient Technologies to Your Community The Eco-Run is an annual AJAC event that shows off a variety of eco-friendly

2015-03-16 12:21:20

VANCOUVER, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Statement from Randy Powell on today's historic signing of the Land, Rail, Marine and Air Transport Preclearance by delegates from the Government of

2015-03-16 08:25:56

Annual five-day live event to host 1,300 delegates, 70+ talks and performances VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading,


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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.