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2014-07-28 12:32:07

VANCOUVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc. (BuildDirect) announced the appointment of Tal Ball as its first Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO, Tal will lead the company in creating and leveraging highly innovative technology to accelerate BuildDirect on its path to creating a smarter, simpler and more empowered home improvement industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140726/130468) "Tal joins BuildDirect at an important...

2014-07-27 23:00:55

Massage therapy is a complicated task that should only be executed by certified professionals. Backs in Action proudly presents renowned Vancouver Chiropractors at http://backsinaction.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Prominent Vancouver Chiropractors, Dr. Shervin Ranjbar and Amrita Gill, have recently announced their demonstration depicting the hamstring release procedure in Vancouver, BC. Both these chiropractors work with Backs in Action Wellness Center in Vancouver and have...

2014-07-23 16:21:06

Lower Mainland improvements pave way for expanded global trade VANCOUVER, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and its partners today celebrated two significant road projects in the South Shore Trade Area (SSTA) of Burrard Inlet, which are in their final stages and will enhance truck, rail, and port operations while reducing impacts to local communities. The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was joined by Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver; Robin Silvester, President...

2014-07-23 12:22:16

VANCOUVER, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada announced today that it will introduce a new seasonal non-stop service operated by Air Canada rouge between Vancouver and Palm Springs, California this winter. Flights to the 'Golf Capital of the World' will be operated with Air Canada rouge Airbus A319 aircraft featuring three customer comfort options: rouge, rouge Plus with preferred seating offering additional legroom, and Premium rouge with additional personal space and...

2014-07-22 12:23:05

VANCOUVER, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cayden Resources Inc. (TSX.V:CYD, OTCQX:CDKNF) ("Cayden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce additional drill results from Angostura, the third of nine priority targets being tested at the Company's El Barqueno Gold project located in Jalisco State, Mexico. Highlights include 8 meters of 16.1 g/t Au including 2.0 meters of 41.9 g/t Au in hole 91 and 55 meters of 0.92 g/t Au and 0.30% Cu in hole 86. Table 1 - New Drill results from the...

2014-07-19 23:00:58

Direct billing can be a source of convenience for many people that come to a wellness center. Backs in Action is proud to announce direct billing at http://backsinaction.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Backs in Action Vancouver Chiropractor has recently announced that it now offers direct billing facilities since the healthcare services provided by the wellness center are commonly included in the extended healthcare coverage program. In addition, Backs in Action also announced...

2014-07-14 12:21:37

VANCOUVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Imperial Parking Corporation ("Impark"), one of North America's leading parking operators, today announced it has completed the acquisition of assets of Pacific Parking Management, a parking management company based in San Francisco, California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition encompasses parking operations at 49 facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area, and includes two prominent garages owned by the San...

2014-07-14 08:22:06

VANCOUVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX: NSU) (NYSE MKT: NSU) (Nevsun or the Company) is pleased to announce it will report its financial and operational results on Thursday July 31, 2014, after market with a conference call to follow on Friday August 1, 2014, at 8AM Vancouver / 11AM Toronto, New York / 4PM London. North America: 1 888-390-0605 / +1 416-764-8609 / +1 778-383-7417 UK: 0800 028...

2014-07-13 23:01:19

The Victorian Hotel, Vancouver, is upping the ante for its Vancouver Hotel Rooms by adding the option for "Cycle the City" bike rentals for its Vancouver Hotel Rooms. More information is available at http://www.victorianhotel.ca. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Victorian Hotel has recently announced that it will be creating excitement by promoting the rental of bikes for its "Cycle the City" program, which encourages visitors of the historic downtown Victorian...

2014-07-10 08:22:14

Second quarter production of 27,700 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced operating results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2014 of its three operating mines: Pinto Valley, Cozamin and Minto. Combined production totalled 27,700 and 55,300 tonnes of copper (in concentrates and cathode) in the second quarter and year-to-date periods, respectively, with additional by-products of zinc,...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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