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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...

2014-08-15 23:02:56

Vancouver applied big data startup posting billboard ads and hosting gourmet BBQ to land star performers in candidate-driven environment. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Visier, the innovation leader in workforce analytics and planning, announced today that it will be launching a billboard advertising campaign to entice Vancouver’s best software developers and tech talent to apply for jobs at the rapidly growing startup. The billboards will be posted at three locations throughout...

2014-08-15 16:20:35

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat announced today that it is in the process of accurately calculating the exact amount of tailings that has left the Mount Polley tailings dam using high resolution stereo satellite photos. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140815/136628) On August 4(th) 2014 Imperial Metals suffered a breach in the retaining wall of their tailings dam at the Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia, Canada. This sent millions of cubic...

2014-08-14 20:21:20

The Company completes construction of the facilities for stage one of Phase II expansion at Jiama. The Company reduces total and cash production costs at both mines. VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. (TSX: CGG; HKEx: 2099) (the "Company" or "China Gold International Resources") reports financial and operational results for the three months ("Q2", "quarter" or "second quarter 2014") and six months ("first half" or "six months 2014") ended June 30,...

2014-08-14 12:27:51

The Jacobson Memorial Dementia Resource Library at Elite Care's Sylvan Park Campus Opens Today TIGARD, Ore., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 5.2 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's disease, including approximately 200,000 individuals younger than age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is the 3(rd) leading cause of death in Washington. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136143 Millions of Americans are caring for family members with...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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