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2014-11-21 12:21:40

New mandates for Ms. Moira Jenkins, Ms. Donna Hais, and Mr. Chris Badger OTTAWA, Nov.

2014-07-02 12:25:15

-- Top-Rated Hotel Draws Outdoor Enthusiasts Worldwide with Casual Elegance and Spectacular Scenery -- TOFINO, British Columbia, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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,

2013-06-04 23:27:06

Procura, standing by their belief in supporting the communities where they operate, sponsored the 5th Annual Butterfly Ball, hosted by Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.

2011-08-17 00:00:30

Vancouver Island residents can now benefit from CDI’s 40-year career training history Victoria, BC (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 CDI College has opened a new campus in Victoria, BC, making it easier for residents of the Island to get the career training they need, without having to travel to the Mainland.

2011-02-09 13:04:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - TimberWest Forest Corp. is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire 7,678 hectares (18,973 acres) of private timberland on southern Vancouver Island from Western Forest Products Inc. for $21.9 million.

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2010-12-13 11:49:04

Every 15 months or so, an unfelt earthquake occurs in western Washington and travels northward to Canada's Vancouver Island.

2010-12-10 15:15:00

TSX-V TRADING SYMBOL: CEC VANCOUVER, Dec.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.