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, British Columbia. Interior scenes of the mansion where Scott's character lives were a set, as were the exterior scenes; the house was a giant mock-up. The terrain park is of exceptional quality, and as of 2006, the halfpipe has been enlarged to be an exact replica of the halfpipe that was used for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other features of the terrain park include spines, handrail, and tables. Ron moved to Toronto, Ontario in 2007, playing Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Little Shop of Horrors (musical)) at The Canadian Stage Company. In 2008 he appeared with the Vancouver Arts Club Theatre Company playing Carmen Ghia in an extensive run of Mel Brooks’ musical ''The Producers (The Producers (musical))'', for which he was nominated for a 2009 Jessie Richardson Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also wrote sketches for CBC Radio's national program ''The Irrelevant Show'' and taught at the Second City Training Center in Toronto. His most recent stage work includes starring in the world premiere of a Sterling Award-winning one-man show written and directed by Ron Jenkins called ''Extinction Song'' for both the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton and Eastern Front Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, earning him his eighth Sterling Award Nomination and his first Robert Merritt Award Nomination. In September 2009 he starred in the Dora Award Nominated ''Mimi: The Poisoners Comedy'' at the Tarragon Theatre and then returned to the Citadel Theatre in 2011 playing Quasimodo in Catalyst Theatre's production of ''Hunchback'', a role that he will reprise in Vancouver in 2012. Also in 2011 he appeared Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theater in ''Impromptu Splendor.'' Darkest Hour released their fourth full-length LP ''Undoing Ruin'' on June 28, 2005. The album was produced by Devin Townsend (Strapping Young Lad) at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver. The album was the band's first to enter the Billboard 200 charts, debuting at #138 with first week sales of 8,484., "SOUNDSCAN REPORT: CKY, MEGADETH, DEVILDRIVER, DARKEST HOUR, THROWDOWN", Posted July 6, 2005. 300px thumb right ICTS Mark I trains have a conventional subway appearance. This example, on the Scarborough RT (File:TTC UTDC ICTS Mark I 3012.jpg), has a driver 300px thumb right A driver-less Mark I operating on the Vancouver (File:SkyTrain Mk 1 at 22nd Street Station.JPG) SkyTrain (SkyTrain (Vancouver)) Looking for a site in Ontario to serve as a testbed for the ICTS, the government focused on an extension of the eastern end of TTC's Bloor–Danforth line. The TTC had already started building a streetcar line that would extend from the end of the subway at Kennedy station (Kennedy (TTC)) to the Scarborough City Centre, a low-density route passing through industrial land. They were not interested in changing to the ICTS for this route, until the Ontario government, who provided about 80% of the capital costs, stepped in and demanded the ICTS be used. A smaller system in Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) was also considered, and there was a brief study for a similar system in Ottawa. Vancouver was interested in the system as part of the Expo 86 buildout in keeping with their theme, "Transportation and Communication". In spite of the UMTA program in the US being "de-funded" that year, Detroit pressed ahead with their plans and signed up in August. Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario), Ottawa, Miami, Los Angeles and Washington, DC were also in talks with UTDC. Litvak & Maule, pg. 105 With three customers lined up, a manufacturing plant was added to the Millhaven site, VentureTrans Manufacturing, which opened in 1982. Life Sean Russell was born 1952 in Toronto. At the age of three his family moved to the outskirts of the city, where they lived in a cottage at the beach of Lake Ontario. At the age of ten he decided to become an author, and the fantasy genre caught him years later, while reading J. R. R. Tolkien's ''Lord of the Rings''. After university, he moved to Vancouver, and two years later to Vancouver Island, where he still lives with his family. He published his first novel in 1991. '''''First Wave''''' is a Canadian American (United States) science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Vancouver), that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel (Sci Fi Channel (United States)). The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the script for the seminal ''X-Files (The X-Files)'' episode "Eve (Eve (The X-Files))" WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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. The majority of stores ended up either closing down, or changing their names, and due to attention brought against the stores by the action, pressure was put on government to change laws so that that type of violent pornography could no longer be sold in Canada resulting in charges and fines against the Red Hot Videos store in Victoria BC, Canada. Stiles was born in Seattle, Washington, the youngest of five children. His father Sonny was a fishing plant supervisor. Ryan Stiles Biography (1959–) Stiles lived in Vancouver, British Columbia as a teenager. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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and Nalandabodhi. There are also centers in other major cities throughout the United States and Canada including New York (New York City), New York; the Maitrivana center in Vancouver, British Columbia; Boulder (Boulder, Colorado), Colorado; and West Hartford, Connecticut. Individual study groups are located globally, and Nalandabodhi also offers the option of independent home study (Home study course) and online classes (Virtual education) for their study

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has also toured in Switzerland, Norway, Scotland, Ireland, France, and Austria. According to Landa, their European travels are some of their most successful and popular performances, explaining why they travel to Europe so frequently for long musical tours. defunct 2011 location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada key_people


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of new media art since the mid-1980s. His work consists primarily of large interactive video and sound installations that audiences control through their body position, body movement or voice. Ritter’s most widely exhibited work is ''Intersection''(1993), an interactive sound installation within a large dark room. The work presents the sounds of four lanes of car traffic that respond to audiences by screeching to a halt, idling, accelerating or crashing into each other. ''Intersection'' has been experienced by over 600,000 people in North America, Europe and Asia. Intersection by Don Ritter Ritter’s most recent work is ''Vested''(2010), a large interactive video and sound installation that "reflects the commodification of human tragedy." Vested by Don Ritter ''Vested'' was exhibited to a large international audience at the Cultural Olympiad for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Explosive Material -bgcolor "#EFEFEF" align "left" 23 27-Feb-1970 rowspan 2 WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver


This would place the national rugby stadium in the country's main rugby stronghold of British Columbia, and in a city whose winter climate is considerably milder than that of most of the rest of Canada. Released 1995 Recorded Lighthouse Theatre Port Dover, Desolation Sound Vancouver, Chemical Sound Toronto Genre Roots rock Career Starr attended Western Canada High School and Queen's University. After finishing school, she moved

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, the Danish (Denmark) publisher of Disney comics. Van Horn wanted to draw Bucky Bug comis, but the Egmont editors were in search for Mickey Mouse comics artists. He accepted this offer and started a 18 months long training. Van Horn was instructed to form Mickey's character vividly and to give him an American touch. Van Horn finally joined Egmont in 1993. Today, Noel Van Horn

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, which was to become a trademark instrument. Many of his musical influences are also associated with this instrument: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, for example. During his career, he has used other instruments and recently the Gretsch company produced a "Keith Scott Nashville Gold Top" signature guitar, to Scott's specifications

title Gretsch Keith Scott Nashville Features Stunning Gold Top date Winter 1999 publisher accessdate 2009-06-07 as a thank you to Scott for using his orange Gretsch for the video for "Everything I Do" filmed in Sherwood forest. The French leading production company Gaumont Television (Gaumont Film Company) bought the rights to the series to have it produced in syndication in America with a local crew, a ground-breaking move at the time. ref

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'', Warner Books, 1998, p. 145, ISBN 0-446-67435-4. Sound Supervisor Tony Gronick explains the Buzz as "a metal grinder that's affected so it jumps from left to right and has reverb (Reverberation) on it," Tony Gronick, in Maureen Russell, ''Highlander: The Complete Watcher's Guide'', Warner Books, 1998, p. 148, ISBN 0-446-67435-4. and a ''whoosh''-like sound created by former Sound Effects Editor Mike Thomas. ref name "VR"


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'''Vancouver''' ( ; Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish language): ''K'emk'emelay''), title Knowing Coves accessdate December 26, 2014 url http: post 68067156016 officially the '''City of Vancouver,''' is a coastal seaport city on the mainland (Lower Mainland) of British Columbia, Canada. The 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census) recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population) Canadian municipality. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada) in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically (Ethnic groups in Canada) and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. Vancouver is classed as a Beta global city (global city). The City of Vancouver encompasses a land area of about 114 square kilometres, giving it a population density of about 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile). Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality, and the fourth most densely populated city over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City.

The original settlement, named Gastown, grew up on clearcuts on the west edge of the Hastings Mill logging sawmill's property, where a makeshift tavern had been set up on a plank between two stumps and the proprietor, Gassy Jack, persuaded the curious millworkers to build him a tavern, on July 1, 1867. From that first enterprise, other stores and some hotels quickly appeared along the waterfront to the west. Gastown became formally laid out as a registered townsite dubbed Granville, B.I. (Granville, British Columbia) ("B.I" standing for "Burrard Inlet"). As part of the land and political deal whereby the area of the townsite was made the railhead of the CPR, it was renamed "Vancouver" and incorporated shortly thereafter as a city, in 1886. By 1887, the transcontinental railway (Canadian Pacific Railway) was extended to the city to take advantage of its large natural seaport, which soon became a vital link in a trade route between the Orient, Eastern Canada, and Europe. As of 2009, Port Metro Vancouver is the busiest and largest port in Canada, and the most diversified port in North America. While forestry remains its largest industry, Vancouver is well known as an urban centre surrounded by nature, making tourism (Tourism in Canada) its second-largest industry. Major film production studios in Vancouver and Burnaby have turned Metro Vancouver into one of the largest film production (principal photography) centres in North America, earning it the film industry nickname, Hollywood North.

Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life, and the Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledged it as the first city to rank among the top-ten of the world's most liveable cities for five consecutive years. Vancouver has hosted many international conferences and events, including the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, UN Habitat I, Expo 86, and the World Police and Fire Games in 1989 and 2009. In 2014, following thirty years in California, Vancouver became the indefinite home of the annual TED (TED (conference)) conference. Canada will host the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, and several matches will be played in Vancouver, including the final at BC Place Stadium. The 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Paralympics were held in Vancouver and nearby Whistler (Whistler, British Columbia), a resort community north of the city.

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