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2014-08-26 23:05:17

Vancouver fireplaces are extremely important for households due to the severe cold temperatures that some parts of the city experience. Pro Ace Heating and Mechanicals Ltd announces its gas fireplace installation at http://acecare.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Pro Ace Heating and Mechanicals Ltd, a Vancouver fireplace service provider, has recently announced that it will now be installing gas fireplaces in the Greater Vancouver area, along with providing after-sales services....

2014-08-25 23:04:30

Pregnancy is a period often characterized with severe back pain and discomfort. Backs in Action Wellness Center now announces tips for pain relief at http://backsinaction.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Backs in Action, Vancouver Chiropractors, has recently provided 5 excellent tips on reducing back pain during pregnancy for women and announced its specialized treatment plans for pregnant women. Since a majority of women experience discomfort and some form of pregnancy related...

2014-08-25 08:22:21

VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation (TSX:PLS) ("Polaris" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott W. Dryden as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Dryden joins Polaris from Northern Transportation Company Ltd., a substantial First Nations-controlled maritime transportation and services company, where he held the positions of: Director, Marketing and Customer Service; and Managing Director, Eastern and Offshore...

2014-08-22 16:21:19

Vancouver Energy projected to generate $2 billion in local economic value VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, independently conducted economic impact assessment from Analysis Group shows the proposed Vancouver Energy terminal will deliver significant economic benefit to the region, generating $2 billion in economic value and creating an average of more than 1,000 jobs annually. "Analysis Group's findings confirm our previous analysis. Vancouver Energy will have a major,...

2014-08-21 20:22:16

Whistler Film Festival Society toasts significant contributions to the Canadian entertainment industry VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Arthur Evrensel, Founding Partner of MEP Business Counsel and noted Canadian entertainment lawyer, was honoured Thursday, August 14, at the 2014 Celebrate WFF - the Whistler Film Festival Society's renowned annual charity benefit. Mr. Evrensel, whose tenure as a member of the Whistler Film Festival Society's Board of Directors culminated this...

2014-08-21 12:23:39

Former International Trade Minister joins project to refine Alberta bitumen for Asian markets VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) is pleased to announce that former International Trade Minister, former Treasurer (Minister of Finance) and Acting Premier of Alberta, and former Leader of the Her Majesty's Official Opposition, the Honourable Stockwell Day, P.C., has joined its management team as a Senior Advisor, Director, and...

2014-08-20 23:08:50

Oxnard dentist and noted international speaker Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, is presenting at the Spectrum Day Vancouver conference next month. Dr. Jivraj will be speaking on All-on-4 dental implants in a presentation called “Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions” at 12:40 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Empire Landmark Hotel & Conference Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Oxnard dentist and noted...

2014-08-19 23:03:58

Junk disposal is a need that is shared by most households and commercial facilities in Vancouver, BC. Student Works Disposal offers specialized commercial waste removal services at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After the success of its residential rubbish removal, Student Works Disposal has recently introduced its specialized commercial waste disposal services in Vancouver and adjoining areas. Ranging from construction waste to renovation waste...

2014-08-19 12:21:34

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (viarail.ca) is proud to announce that the Canadian leaving Vancouver tonight will include, for the very first time, a newly renovated Park car featuring an accessible cabin designed for people with disabilities. This new cabin is a testament to VIA Rail's continued commitment to improving the accessibility of its services in order to ensure the safety and comfort of all its passengers. The new accessible cabin for two was...

2014-08-19 08:37:51

Launch HIGHLINE to better support tech founders who are about to scale globally TORONTO AND VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver-based startup accelerator GrowLab Ventures and Toronto's Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137196) MERGER OF EQUALS TO CREATE NEW POWERHOUSE ABOVE THE...


Latest VANCOUVER Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 12:23:20

Symbol: POVA12 Group: Moss Family: Thamnobryaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   BEHO2 Bestia holzingeri (Renauld & Cardot) Broth.   BEOC3 Bestia occidentalis (Sull. & Lesq.) Grout   BEVA Bestia vancouveriensis (Kindb.) Wijk & Margad.   BRVA2 Bryolawtonia vancouveriensis (Kindb.) Enroth & Norris Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 06:05:37

Symbol: CIVA2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Distribution: Cirsium×vancouverenseJ.W. Moore & Frankton [brevistylum × edule var. macounii] distribution:CAN(BC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

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2012-06-18 09:02:32

Symbol: BOHO Group: Dicot Family: Orobanchaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-19 04:25:05

Symbol: ALVA5 Group: Lichen Family: Alectoriaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Alectoriaceae Genus   Alectoria Ach. – witch's hair lichen Species   Alectoria vancouverensis (Gyel.) Gyel. ex Brodo & D. Hawksw. – Vancouver witch's...

British Columbia Medical Journal
2012-05-07 08:06:02

The British Columbia Medical Journal (BCMJ) is a peer-reviewed general medical journal published by the British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA). While being published by the BCMA, the journal maintains distance from it in order to encourage open debate. This journal was originally called the Vancouver Medical Association Bulletin, published by the Vancouver Medical Association (VMA) from October 1924 to January 1959. The journal relied heavily on advertiser support in its early years,...

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