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Summerland, British Columbia

2011. Tourism Summerland is popular because of its idyllic situation on Okanagan Lake and sandy beaches, a playground for three major Canadian population centres (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton). Both tourism and tourist attractions are a significant industry. Agriculture

Shelburne, Nova Scotia

. Shipbuilding thumb Shelburne Shipyard in 2012 (File:Pearl Mist & Geysir at Shelburne Shipyard.jpg) Shipbuilding is a historically significant industry. The first vessel launched at Shelburne was the 181-ton ''Roseway'', built for MacLean and Bogle in 1786. Commissary Island, now a peninsula, was the area from which supplies of flour, pork, and salt were dispensed to the Loyalists by the Commissary General, Mr. Brinley. Later, this area became the shipyard of Joseph McGill

Independent Albania

gri-jeshil, jakën kuq e zi, kësulën pa strehë dhe gradat në pjesën e përparshme të jakës... Economy The economy of Albania after it became independent state in 1912 was based on primitive agriculture and livestock, with no significant industry, and little international trade.

+in+1912+agricultural&q %22When+Albania+became+independent+in+1912%2C+its+chief+components+were+primitive+agriculture+and+livestock%22#search_anchor volume 1 publisher Grolier Incorporated page 479 quote When Albania became independent in 1912, its chief components were primitive agriculture and livestock raising. There was no significant industry and little inter-regional or foreign trade Starting in 1912, Albania began activities aimed at implementing an agrarian reform

Kingman, Arizona

on Southwest Boulevard killing five firefighters. This was the first time BLEVE was used to describe a burning fuel tank. Significant industrial (industry) BLEVEs include accidents at Sunray, Texas (McKee refinery fire) in 1956, Glasgow, Scotland in 1960, Feyzin, France in 1966; Crescent City, Illinois in 1970; Kingman, Arizona in 1973; Texas City, Texas in 1978; Murdock, Illinois in 1983; and San Juan Ixhuatepec (San Juanico Disaster), Mexico City in 1984.<

Waterloo, Ontario

Financial , Equitable Life of Canada and Economical Insurance have a significant presence in the city. Breweries and distilleries had been a significant industry in the Waterloo area until 1993 when a Labatt-owned brewery was shut down. Now the only major brewery is the Brick Brewing Company. Waterloo was the original home of distiller Seagram (also home town of many descendants of J.P. Seagram), which closed its Waterloo plant in 1992. Of the remaining Seagram buildings, one (Seagram Museum) became home of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) (Centre for International Governance Innovation), while others were converted into condominiums. Largest employers in the city of Waterloo birth_place Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) draft 37th overall DATE OF BIRTH September 19, 1961 PLACE OF BIRTH Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH right thumb 200px A variety of iPods. (Image:Image-IPod 5G, nano 2G, shuffle 2G.jpg) At Wilfrid Laurier University (w:Wilfrid Laurier University) in Waterloo, Ontario (w:Waterloo, Ontario), Canada, students are finding that popular MP3 players (w:Digital audio player), such as Apple's iPod (w:iPod), are very convenient devices for listening to music at the gym, while traveling on foot, and in the car. BlackBerry, owned by Waterloo, Ontario (w:Waterloo, Ontario) based Research In Motion (w:Research In Motion, Inc.) (RIM), apologised for the outage Wednesday and said they will take further measures to ensure this will never happen again.


. They are phenotypically distinct, with a longer bill, a dark rump, and more extensive dark on the underwing, including some mottling in the normally white area. Environmental issues Coral sand mining is a significant industry in some areas, and can have damaging environmental effects. Over 500,000 tons of coral sand are mined annually from Mauritius. Many Comoros beaches have been scarred by sand mining. Over 250 tons of shells and corals were exported from Tanzania in 1974. Exploitive

La Paz

(mainly food), being the Cervecería Boliviana Nacional (Bolivian National Brewery) the most significant industry founded by Germans, and one of the city's biggest companies in the country. It connects La Paz with the city of El Alto by the ''autopista'' (highway). ; Southern District : In the 5th district; has less height than the rest of La Paz (3,200 to 2,800 meters). This area houses the most affluent and exclusive neighborhoods of the city, like Obrajes, Irpavi, Calacoto, La Florida and Achumani, among others. It has been benefited from steady economic growth and is now the second commercial and financial center of the city, housing international firms like Moody's, Citibank, Aon Corporation, Huawei, Millicom International Cellular, Nissan Motor Corporation represented by Taiyo Motors, Pan American Silver Corporation, a Sumitomo Corporation branch, Ernst & Young, and the "MegaCenter", Bolivia's biggest shopping mall (52,000&nbsp;sq m (Square metre)), Samsung Electronics . Climate thumb 150px Winter morning in La Paz (File:Llaucha ...caliente....llaucha!!! (3762805119).jpg) At Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia


the Ha'avara Agreement, under which 50,000 Jews and $100 million of their assets would be moved to Palestine. In Palestine, Jewish immigration helped the economy to flourish. With the completion of the port at Haifa and its oil refineries, significant industry was added to the predominantly agricultural Palestinian economy. With the British enforcing quotas and the situation in Europe increasingly desperate, Jews were forced to resort to illegal immigration. Illegal immigration, ( Aliyah

, called ''Aliyah Bet''. The Fifth Aliyah was again driven mostly from Eastern Europe as well as professionals, doctors, lawyers and professors, from Germany. Refugee artists introduced Bauhaus (the White City of Tel Aviv has the highest concentration of Bauhaus architecture in the world) and founded the Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra. With the completion of the port at Haifa and its oil refineries, significant industry was added to the predominantly agricultural economy


. Initially tied to a basket of international currencies it was depegged and allowed to be devalued and float freely in 2008 on the presumed hopes of attracting further foreign investment in the Seychelles economy. Tourism In 1971, with the opening of Seychelles International Airport, tourism became a significant industry, essentially dividing the economy into plantations and tourism. The tourism sector paid better, and the plantation economy could only


, coffee beans, vanilla beans, and root crops such as cassava, taro. The processing of coconuts into copra and desiccated (desiccation) (dried) coconut was once the only significant industry but deteriorating prices on the world market has brought this once vibrant industry, as everywhere throughout the island nations of the south Pacific, to a complete standstill. In addition, the feudal land ownership system meant that farmers had no incentive to invest in planting long

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