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2015-03-03 08:40:49

VANCOUVER, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Canfor Corporation (CFP) announced today that it has received regulatory approval to renew a normal course issuer bid first launched in March, 2013.

2015-03-03 00:22:15

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Innovative architectural and structural design in large wood buildings, including mid-rise and commercial structures, headlined the 2015 Wood Design Awards event at

2015-03-02 23:03:16

Quickly gaining popularity, laneway houses are an initiative to make housing more affordable and eco-friendly.

2015-02-28 23:01:29

Corporate tax accountants in Vancouver, Mew and Company, now provide business consulting services for corporate clients.

2015-02-28 23:01:28

Jiwa Law Corporation's Vancouver personal injury lawyers recently announced that time delays may weaken personal injury claims.

2015-02-28 23:01:26

Pro Ace Care Heating and Mechanical Ltd now supplies HVAC experts for insulation.

2015-02-27 23:11:52

Ensuring security of commercial property, especially after business hours is crucial.

2015-02-27 23:04:08

New construction electricians lay out the electrical systems of a new building.

2015-02-27 23:03:54

Taking pride in their work since 1913, Ferguson Moving & Storage recently stated that they are the only flat rate movers in Vancouver.

2015-02-25 12:28:43

Initial Connected Kitchen Products Covered by the Patent Include Perfect Drink® and Perfect Bake(TM) VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb.

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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 –...

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
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.