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Ancient Mosaic, Remains Of Alexander The Great's Father Discovered In Greece

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ancient tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece was found to contain a floor mosaic depicting a horseman with a laurel wreath driving a chariot and guided by the god Hermes, officials from...

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2014-10-16 12:23:51

Leading manpower provider supports new LNG projects HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Worldwide Resources, the premier supplier of manpower resources to the oil and gas industry, has expanded its North American presence by opening an office in Terrace, British Columbia. Up and coming liquefied natural gas projects in Kitimat, Prince Rupert, and the surrounded areas led to the new branch's opening. In Terrace, Swift will be strategically located to staff permanent and...

2014-10-16 08:25:14

VANCOUVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. (through a managed fund) announce the completion of a $176.5 million non-recourse loan facility for the $227.4 million Jimmie Creek hydroelectric project. "We are pleased to complete the Jimmie Creek financing, which locks in low-cost capital for this project for the next 42 years," said John Carson, Alterra's Chief Executive Officer. "Construction is proceeding well on this...

2014-10-16 08:24:25

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEANYSE: SA TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold announced today additional results from this year's drill program at its 100% owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. Results from the Iron Cap Lower Zone continue to outline a major new gold-copper discovery beneath Iron Cap, one of KSM's four large porphyry deposits. Data from eight new holes released today and seven holes announced previously (see news release of...

2014-10-15 16:23:22

CALGARY, Oct 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) will continue hearing oral traditional evidence from registered Aboriginal intervenors for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project on Thursday 16 October in Chilliwack, BC. The hearings will begin at 9 am at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel and the public is welcome to attend. The Board recognizes that Aboriginal peoples have an oral tradition for sharing stories, lessons, and knowledge from generation to generation. This...

2014-10-14 20:20:53

BC Hydro must fulfil over 80 legally binding conditions throughout the life of the project. OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, today issued the following statement outlining the Governor in Council's determination that the environmental effects of the proposed Site C Clean Energy Project are justified in the circumstances. "The Site C...

2014-10-10 20:20:18

One Metro Vancouver City Leads the Way in Job Growth BURNABY, BC, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - In a joint news conference with Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan, Anthem Properties and Beedie Living announced that they will increase their workforce by 100 per cent for the next phase of Station Square, one of BC's largest transit-oriented developments. "As we put the roof on the first of five towers, we are pleased to announce that the next phase of Station Square will create 650 direct...

2014-10-08 23:09:34

LowestRates.ca, the mortgage, car insurance and credit card comparison website, today announced the Lowest Rates Guarantee, where it offers to beat any publicly available mortgage rate in Ontario, Alberta or British Columbia. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 LowestRates.ca officially upped the mortgage ante today with the announcement of the Lowest Rates Guarantee, a pledge to beat any publicly available mortgage rate in three of Canada’s biggest mortgage markets: Ontario,...

2014-10-06 16:28:58

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX:CYT) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. PST / 11:00 a.m. EST to review the Company's 2014 third quarter results. Joe Nemeth, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Baarda, Vice-President Finance & Chief Financial Officer, will host the call. The third quarter report will be released on Tuesday, November 4 after market close and will be available on the...

2014-10-06 12:22:04

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Oct 6, 2014 /CNW/ - A spontaneous burst of affection and excitement, frozen in time by a newspaper photographer's lightning-fast reflexes, the "Wait for Me Daddy" photograph became famous to a generation. Now, 74 years later and in time for Remembrance Day, Canada Post has again captured the moment the shutter was snapped, with a commemorative stamp featuring the photograph, accented with poppies. The story behind the photograph is as remarkable as its...

2014-10-05 23:01:52

“Prizm” Pioneer Zeeshan Hayat lands on BIV “Forty Under 40” list. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 05, 2014 Zeeshan Hayat, the CEO and Co-Founder of Prizm Media Inc. (recently recognized as Canada’s 52nd Fastest Growing Company by PROFIT 500) was selected by Business in Vancouver for their 24th annual “Forty Under 40” list. Each year, Business in Vancouver celebrates the success of BC’s young entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals by compiling a list of 40...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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