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2014-03-12 08:33:59

The Nootka lighthouse on Vancouver Island is protected OTTAWA, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver Island,

2008-09-13 03:00:11

By Werner, Louis Alejandro Malaspina has the dubious distinction of being the world's greatest explorer no one has ever heard of.

2006-03-10 17:50:00

A lonely killer whale that captured the hearts of thousands and became the object of an emotional tug-of-war between biologists and Natives on Canada's Pacific Coast was feared dead on Friday.

2006-03-10 16:27:26

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - A lonely killer whale that became the object of a well-publicized tug-of-war between biologists and Natives on Canada's Pacific Coast was feared dead on Friday.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]