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2014-04-16 08:22:23

Beckett Energy Systems and Nuytco Research Ltd. have partnered to lower the weight of batteries and increase run times in Maritime applications including Manned Underwater Vehicles (Human Operated Vehicles) AUVs, hybrid ROVs, submersibles and marine research buoys through a sales alliance of Beckett's Li-ion Advanced Battery Systems. CLEVELAND and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckett Energy Systems, a division of the RW Beckett Corporation, and Nuytco Research...

2014-04-04 23:33:00

New Clients, New Hires, SoCast Continues to Add to the Canadian Radio Market Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 SoCast the leading digital marketing platform for radio continues its growth trajectory. After launching all of Corus Radio on the platform late last year, SoCast has begun implementation of Pattison Group’s radio stations. In order to support this growth, SoCast has also hired long-time marketing executive Jeremy Wright as Senior VP, Marketing. As well as having written...

2014-04-03 12:26:26

Doyle New York Will Auction a Rare and Important Artifact from the Reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, the Babylonian King Who Destroyed Jerusalem's Temple of Solomon and Built Babylon's Hanging Gardens NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare and important ancient Babylonian artifact will be auctioned in New York on April 9. A large clay cylinder with a cuneiform inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II will highlight Doyle New York's auction of Rare Books and Autographs....

2014-04-03 12:25:41

Off they go to explore Parks Canada places on the beautiful coast of British Columbia RIVIÈRE-AU-RENARD, QC, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The competition was fierce and hopes were high for the classes who participated in the amazing video competition to win Canada's Coolest School Trip. In the end, only one class could win the trip of a lifetime to visit Parks Canada's treasured places on the magnificent coast of British Columbia. The anticipation was palpable in the gymnasium of...

2014-04-02 23:04:13

Adult Gifts Store, Honey Gifts, is happy to announce a range of items specifically designed for the enjoyment of its more experienced customers. More information about the items available can be found at http://www.honeygifts.com. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Honey Gifts, the adult gifts store in Vancouver, British Columbia, is happy to announce it is now offering specialized products designed to increase the intimacy within more experienced couple's...

2014-04-02 20:22:53

RICHMOND, BC, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX:CYT) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. PST / 11:00 a.m. EST to review the Company's 2014 first quarter results. Joe Nemeth, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Baarda, Vice-President Finance & Chief Financial Officer, will host the call. The first quarter report will be released on Tuesday, May 6 after market close and will be available on the Reports...

2014-04-02 16:23:53

CALGARY, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) today announced that it has received approval from the National Energy Board (NEB) for a new two-year negotiated toll settlement that defines the economic factors and provisions for establishing tolls, and maintains service standards for its British Columbia (B.C.) Pipeline. "We are very pleased to reach a win-win settlement with our customers that will provide a stable and predictable process for establishing...

2014-03-31 08:22:10

TSX:YMI VANCOUVER, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Yellowhead Mining Inc. ("Yellowhead" or the "Company") (TSX: YMI) reports its results of operations for the financial year ended December 31, 2013. For the full audited consolidated financial statements and management discussion & analysis for the financial year ended December 31, 2013, please see SEDAR at www.sedar.com or the Company's website at www.yellowheadmining.com. Highlights Highlights for the financial year ended...

2014-03-28 16:23:28

RICHMOND, BC, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) announced today that it has repurchased for cancellation an aggregate principal amount of US$14.5 million of its outstanding PIK Toggle Senior Secured Notes on the open market. As a result of the repurchase, Catalyst will reduce its annual interest costs by approximately US$1.6 million. As previously disclosed, Catalyst may purchase its debt securities on the open market from time to time. Catalyst Paper...

2014-03-27 12:24:14

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners are pleased to announce the acquisition of a 1,836-acre (743-hectare) property in the South Okanagan Similkameen. More than 30 species at risk are found on these lands, which are seen as a critical acquisition to conserve BC's vanishing native grasslands. The $4.4 million initiative garnered a wide range of support, including the Government of Canada through the Natural Areas Conservation Program,...


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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