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2009-02-13 08:05:00

Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean's geography lesson for Ottawa school children was highlighted by her mistakenly naming a mountain range. The British queen's representative was hosting the lesson at her official residence Thursday, one year to the day before the Olympic Winter Games begin in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. Pointing to a projected map of the province, Jean referred to the mountain range nearest Vancouver as the Rocky Mountains. In the televised event, newly...

2008-09-16 15:00:33

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 12, 2008) - HAWKEYE Energy is pleased to announce that it has filed formal submission documents with BC Hydro registering the company for B.C. Hydro's 2008 Clean Power Call (CPC) which is also referred to as the Request for Proposal (RFP). HAWKEYE submitted Phase 1 of its 350 MW run-of-river GREEN ENERGY GRID(TM) portfolio into the (CPC) with a mandate to construct twelve (12) run-of-river projects totaling 180 megawatts (MWs) of renewable green...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.