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Unique Research Collaboration Uncovers Grizzly Bear Highway

Unique Research Collaboration Uncovers Grizzly Bear 'Highway'

American Museum of Natural History A novel, First Nations-led research collaboration has revealed a previously undocumented grizzly bear aggregation in coastal British Columbia, one of the most southerly aggregations of salmon-feeding...

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2014-07-20 23:01:09

Safe Harbour Program celebrates 2 year anniversary of working in Saanich. Saanich Police have made diversity and inclusiveness a big part of their community work thanks to support from AMSSA's Safe Harbour Program. Saanich, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Since 2004, AMSSA’s Safe Harbour Program has been spreading from its original home in Nanaimo, BC to over 1000 locations across BC and Canada. The Safe Harbour Program is funded by the provincial government’s Embrace BC...

2014-07-17 16:20:28

Luxury Cruise to Embark on Unprecedented 32-day Arctic Expedition LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "World's Best" Crystal Cruises is introducing a new expedition-style voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean via the legendary Northwest Passage - one so mysterious and remote (500 miles north of the Arctic Circle), that explorers spent centuries seeking the passage, until it was first completed successfully by Roald Amundsen just over 100 years ago....

reconstruction of the early Eocene
2014-07-09 09:33:31

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Silvacola acares is a tiny hedgehog species that lived roughly 52-million-years ago, during the Eocene Epoch. Its fossil remains were recently identified by a University of Colorado Boulder-led team working in British Columbia. Along with the tiny hedgehog, the fossils of a tapir-like animal were also discovered. A paper on the discovery of these two ancient mammals is being published today in the Journal of Vertebrate...

2014-07-03 23:07:31

Skaha Breeze, located on Skaha Lake Road, is just a four minute drive from the Penticton airport and is now home to a number of residents including some from Alberta who will surely benefit from the new flights. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 During an interview posted on the CBC News website on April 11, 2014, Penticton Mayor Gary Litke said his city has been trying to get direct service to the town for a long time. “Penticton has been at a considerable disadvantage for some time now [because...

2014-07-02 12:22:27

Unique partnership helping to connect Canadians to nature OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced the 13 students - seven from the North and six from the South - selected by Parks Canada to participate in this year's Students on Ice expedition. Students on Ice is an award-winning organization providing unique educational opportunities to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Through a three...

2014-06-28 23:01:07

Photobooths are now essential in any party or gathering. Paradise Events adds eight new and exciting backgrounds to its photobooth in Vancouver at http://www.paradiseevents.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Paradise Events has recently announced that they have added eight new and exciting backgrounds to their photobooth in Vancouver, BC. The company has further announced that their photobooth results are comparable to lab quality photographs and provide one of the highest quality...

2014-06-24 12:30:34

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The race for Canada to join the world leading LNG exporters continues, with recent news that Woodfibre LNG aims to now build its proposed LNG plant onshore. These developments come at the same time as Pieridae Energy awards CB&I the FEED contract for the Goldboro LNG facility in Nova Scotia. At the Canada LNG Export Conference & Exhibition, these issues will be discussed over 3 days with Byng Giraud...

2014-06-20 16:20:16

Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Arctic expedition OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This summer, the Government of Canada and an unprecedented number of organizations from the public, private and non-profit sectors will partner together, using state-of-the-art technology, to locate the historic ships of the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition. The 2014 Franklin Expedition will also have the added benefit of furthering...

2014-06-18 23:04:05

Long distance moving can be costly and full of hassle. Ferguson Moving and Storage now offer hassle-free long-distance moving van lines at http://www.fergusonmoving.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 North Vancouver Movers, Ferguson Moving and Storage, has recently announced that they will now be commencing long-distance moving services throughout Canada, the United States, and overseas focusing on shipments arriving and departing from the Vancouver area. The company has announced...

2014-06-18 16:21:25

TERRACE, BC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is excited to be introducing a new flight schedule in Prince Rupert effective August 5th that involves overnighting an aircraft at the Prince Rupert Airport, and provides the community with a business day in Vancouver. The new flight schedule will have Hawkair guests depart the YPR airport at 08:00 and return from Vancouver with a 17:45 departure from YVR. Hawkair has been serving Prince Rupert for 13 years. "While we've received numerous...


Latest Geography of Canada Reference Libraries

Plesiosaur, Turtle Lake Monster
2014-02-05 14:18:05

The Turtle Lake Monster is claimed to inhabit Turtle Lake in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada. Natives claim the monster may be a massive sturgeon and are nervous about the attention the monster may bring. An average of one encounter per year is reported. They date back to pre-settlement days when the Cree had a legend that people who entered the creature’s territory would not return. A couple of explanations to what the monster actually is, include it being a giant lake sturgeon or...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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