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, Glam rock Biography Born in London, England, Gilder was raised in Vancouver. He began his career as front-man for the glam rock band Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd (band)), which later briefly featured a very young Bryan Adams. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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Shaugnessy neighbourhood of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The main building was built in 1929 in a Collegiate Gothic (Collegiate gothic) style. Construction of the school was commissioned by the Municipality of Point Grey prior to amalgamation with the City of Vancouver. The first students began classes in September 1929 and the building served as a junior high school until 1965 when it became a full secondary school. Point Grey Secondary was built originally as a junior high school. Also in 1965, a new wing was added with a gym, laboratories and a library. Recently in 2006, Point Grey, in conjunction with the Parks Board, completed a new artificial turf field, and have upgraded the track surrounding it to a rubber surface. Point Grey also offers Advanced Placement courses in Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Physics, and Psychology. University of Alberta , School of Public Health, Edmonton, Canada * University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, Canada * Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Vancouver, Canada * University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, Canada * Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Vancouver, Canada * University of Victoria, School of Public Health and Social Policy, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Jean-Claude Parrot was elected Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress at its 19th Convention in Vancouver in 1992. He was subsequently re-elected to this position in 1994, 1996 and 1999. - 28 January 1998 Vancouver Canada BC Place Stadium - Early film and television work (1978–1999) After voluntarily ending his hockey career, Kulich explored a variety of callings. He took a job at a summer camp that catered to handicapped children, began reading more, and tried his hand at painting. Unable to find a definite focus, Kulich eventually moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, where he started a whitewater river rafting (rafting) business located near Chilliwack, B.C. (Chilliwack, British Columbia) Kulich would serve as owner, operator, and occasional guide for the rugged outings Doreen M. Herman. Vladimir Kulich Mini-Bio. Retrieved on July 13, 2007 over the course of the next ten years. In time, it was this venture that helped to reopen another important door. In Vancouver, the acting industry was gaining momentum. Some had even dubbed the city “Hollywood North” because of the burgeoning number of television and film projects in development there. One weekend, a couple of producers from the program ''21 Jump Street'' scheduled a whitewater rafting trip with Kulich’s company and were impressed by the unique look of the Czech-Canadian. They offered to give him a small role on an episode of their show, which Kulich accepted. The part was nothing of note. Kulich appeared as a doorman, speaking only a single word of welcome to those with whom he shared the scene. Still, it was enough to reintroduce Kulich to the world of acting and put him on the road to even greater recognition. * '''Iona Jetty''', the south jetty, juts out nearly WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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name "end" He lives on Quadra Island, near Campbell River, British Columbia (approximately 170 km northwest of Vancouver) with his wife Jan Zwicky, a poet

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and WINS (WINS (AM)), as well as WBEN (WBEN (AM)) in Buffalo, New York, have distinctive top-of-the-hour tones, though the WINS signal is only approximate (several seconds error) . WINS and WBEN also have a tone at 30 minutes past the hour for those setting their clocks. Vancouver radio station CKNW also broadcasts time signals, using a chime every half-hour. The history of Canadian media performers goes back to the first days of radio. In the 1940s an association was formed called the Radio Artists of Toronto Society - RATS. Radio performers in Montreal, Winnipeg and Vancouver also organized to fight for artists' rights, working conditions and better fees. In 1943, the Association of Canadian Radio Artists (ACRA) was formed as a loose national coalition of actors' groups. Over the years, ACRA evolved to become the Association of Canadian Radio and Television Artists, the Canadian Council of Authors and Artists, the Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists and, in 1984, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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French (French people) Roman Catholic (Roman Rite) household. She is fluent in French. Bonin, Liane (February 2006). "To Die For!". ''Maxim (Maxim (magazine))''. Retrieved May 20, 2011. She divides her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver. She attended Crofton House School, an all-girls private school, for 10 years until she transferred to Magee Secondary School, which offers a flexible academic

program for professional and pre-professional student athletes, artists and musicians ('SPARTS'), for the last two years of high school. Woo, Andrea (June 29, 2009). "The best city in the world". ''Metro'' (Vancouver) (Metro International). Retrieved January 30, 2010. After the success of the 1998 PGA Championship, Sahalee was selected in 1999 to host the championship again


internationaleducationnews.socialsciences At the 2010 Winter Olympics (Figure skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Pair skating) in Vancouver, Canada, the pair earned their personal best score of 75.96 points in the short program, yet only placed second. Rivals Shen Xue & Zhao Hongbo took the top stop with a world record short program score of 76.66 points. They placed third in the free skating with 134.64 points, 7.16 behind Pang Qing & Tong Jian, who placed first in that segment

with a world record short program score of 76.66 points. They placed third in the free skating with 134.64 points, 7.16 behind Pang Qing & Tong Jian, who placed first in that segment. Overall they won the bronze medal with 210.60 points, 5.97 behind gold medalists and Olympic champions Shen Xue & Zhao Hongbo and 2.71 behind silver medalists Pang Qing & Tong Jian. Peterborough (Peterborough (electoral district)): Linda Slavin '''Linda Slavin''' was born

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, information technology, internet marketing, and accounting. They have three campuses: Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey. * '''Vancouver Community College (VCC)''' has two campuses: Broadway, and Downtown. VCC offers a number of different certificate and diploma programs. Work Traditionally, much of Vancouver's industry has centred around its port facilities and the forestry and mining sectors. Although these industries are still important to the economy, Vancouver's largest

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: sports basketball story 2011 02 16 sp-nba-hornets-vancouver.html Aquilini wants NBA's Hornets in Vancouver: report Following the defeat in the post-season Halla replaced Vejvoda as head coach with Shim Eui-Sik. Shim had spent his entire professional career playing for Halla and during the 2007–2008 season he was the coach of Little Halla. As a player Shim had 30 points in 80 games. He vowed to reorganize the team and set his sights on a league championship.

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;A Before turning professional, Fu won the World Amateur and World Under-21 Championships, both in 1997. accessdate 2008-09-24 Jones Soda Co. started off as a beverage distributor in Western Canada in the late 1980s. As the company grew, they gained significant knowledge of the beverage industry and decided to get into the market with alternative beverages as the '''Urban Juice & Soda Company'''. In 2000, the company officially changed its name to Jones Soda and moved from its headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia to Seattle, Washington. Their radio division includes radio stations in major markets like Toronto, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Corus owns 50 radio stations in Canada, and is Canada's fourth largest radio broadcaster, behind Astral Media, Newcap Broadcasting and Rogers Media. It was the largest owner of radio stations in Canada until 2007 (2007 in radio), when Astral Media acquired Standard Radio from Standard Broadcasting (now Slaight Communications). WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver


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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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