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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...

2014-06-17 08:22:25

Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seabridge Gold reported today that it has entered into a comprehensive Benefits Agreement with the Nisga'a Nation in respect of Seabridge Gold's KSM Project, located in northwest British Columbia. The Benefits Agreement establishes a long-term co-operative relationship between Seabridge and the Nisga'a Nation under which the Nisga'a Nation will support development of the Project, participate in economic...

2014-06-05 16:20:33

Musqueam First Nation Territory, VANCOUVER, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - First Nations leaders from throughout British Columbia will be available for media interviews to discuss the important two-day working session titled, First Nations Marine Safety and Tanker Summit. Context of this event - Energy Development in Canada - Implications for the West Coast. The topics for discussion include shale gas, pipelines, LNG and tankers, marine safety and the risks and opportunities. The primary...

2014-05-21 12:21:45

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure today welcomed recommendations from advisor Vince Ready on immediate steps to implement key elements of the Joint Action Plan released on March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "Mr. Ready has submitted recommendations to Transport Canada officials, which will...


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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.