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2013-02-26 12:21:08

CVS Sightseeing is proud to present daily hop-on hop-off sightseeing tours of Victoria, British Columbia. The Victoria Hop-On Hop-Off tours focus on five highlights of the Victoria area and provide maximum flexibility for visitors to the area, allowing them to customize their tourism experience in this historic and cosmopolitan city. VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CVS Sightseeing, the premier sightseeing and charter company in the Victoria area, now...

2013-02-19 08:24:42

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, will present at Opportunities in North Dakota and the Bakken Dallas Summit held on February 19, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Texas. The keynote presentation, entitled "Bakken Shale 101," will be delivered by Breitling's chief executive officer, Chris Faulkner, and will occur at 8:00 a.m. Chris Faulkner, Breitling Oil and Gas CEO,...

2013-02-15 12:22:26

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Member of Parliament (Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam), will announce support for Port Moody's arts and heritage on Saturday. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. PST Place: Port Moody City Hall Galleria 100 Newport Drive...

2013-02-14 20:20:11

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Destiny Limousine Vancouver Surrey BC White Rock Langley Abbotsford Delta is handling your limo rental needs around the Vancouver BC Area. Surrey Limousine offers best services at affordable rates Vancouver airport transportation Vancouver wedding Limo Graduation Limousine Prom and event transportation services. Vancouver limo Service offer clean and newer model fleet with courteous and professionally trained drivers. We...

2013-02-13 12:29:22

MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Etelesolv (www.etelesolv.com), Canada's leader in Telecom and IT Management, announced today the opening of a new office in Vancouver, British Columbia. Etelesolv announces its expansion into the West Coast market with the opening of a Vancouver office. Driven by the demand of a growing Canadian client roster, the West Coast location will allow the company to better service existing clients throughout Canada but also build new relationships with...

2013-02-05 20:20:30

(TSX: AAV, NYSE: AAV) CALGARY, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Advantage" or the "Corporation") (TSX/NYSE: AAV) is pleased to provide the following updates: Disposition of Non-Core Assets -- Since the commencement of our non-core asset disposition process, Advantage has closed four separate sales transactions and recently signed a definitive agreement with a fifth party which, on a combined basis, constitute...

2013-02-04 12:20:09

World-renowned jazz musician and English Bay legend recognized as part of Black History Month series OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post released new stamps to honour two individuals who have made vast contributions in their respective fields. Oliver Jones, world renowned jazz musician, and Seraphim "Joe" Fortes, dedicated lifeguard on the country's west coast, will each adorn a stamp to celebrate Black History Month in Canada. The stamps focus on portraying each individual...

2013-01-23 12:23:43

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak at the Special Olympics Team Canada Send-Off on Thursday in Vancouver. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. PST Place: Vancouver Convention Centre 1055 Canada Place Vancouver, British Columbia   SOURCE Canadian Heritage

2013-01-21 12:23:00

To promote active and safe play among children and youth WHITEHORSE, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, announced on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, investments in two projects to reduce the number of sports- and recreation-related injuries among Canadian children and youth. "In Canada, forty percent of all children and youth injuries are sports- and recreation-related," said Ryan Leef. "That's why our government...

2013-01-15 12:21:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) announced today that it served more than 327,000 passengers in 2012 - The highest in its history.  This new data represents a six per cent increase from 2011 and surpasses YQQ's previous record of 310,450 passengers in 2007 prior to the economic downturn. "We are extremely pleased with our performance in 2012," said YQQ CEO, Fred Bigelow. "We are cautiously optimistic that these statistics represent a full recovery...


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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