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British Columbia

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Literature.

Canada's westernmost province is a mosaic of diverse landscapes noted for its spectacular scenery of snow-capped mountains, pocket deserts, coastal rainforest, and scenic rivers. While 46...

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British Columbia

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 629 words.

With only 3,993 ha/9,866 acres by 2014 in canada’s extreme Pacific west, about a third of the country’s vineyards, British Columbia produces a significant share of the best Canadian wines....

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British Columbia (Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 82 words.

A province. The Colony of British Columbia was proclaimed in 1858 and in 1871 joined Canada with the Crown Colony

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British Columbia (Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 82 words.

A province. The Colony of British Columbia was proclaimed in 1858 and in 1871 joined Canada with the Crown Colony

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British Columbia Interior Aboriginals

Wendy Wickwire.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 1241 words.

The Aboriginal peoples who occupy the interior regions of British Columbia have a rich cultural history. The ‘museum age’ (

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Kelowna (British Columbia/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Established in 1892 and named ‘Grizzly Bear’ in Salish, a native language spoken in British Columbia and some north-western American

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Kelowna (British Columbia/Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Established in 1892 and named ‘Grizzly Bear’ in Salish, a native language spoken in British Columbia and some north-western American states....

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British Columbia (Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 82 words.

A province. The Colony of British Columbia was proclaimed in 1858 and in 1871 joined Canada with the Crown Colony of Vancouver to become the Province of British Columbia. The province was...

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British Columbia, University of, Botanical Gardens

Marjorie Harris.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 241 words.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the oldest university botanic garden in Canada. Established by British Columbia's first provincial botanist, John Davidson

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University of British Columbia Press

Burke Cullen.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 245 words.

The third largest university press in Canada, ubc Press was founded in 1971 to replace the University of British Columbia's

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University of British Columbia Press

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The third largest university press in Canada, ubc Press was founded in 1971 to replace the University of British Columbia's Publication Centre, which had been in operation since 1961. From...

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Scots in early twentieth-century British Columbia

Michael E. Vance.

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism. 11884 words.

During the first half of the twentieth century, many travellers remarked that of all the Canadian provinces British Columbia appeared to be the most “British.” This perception was...

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Antibiotic use among children in British Columbia, Canada

Fawziah Marra, David M. Patrick, Mei Chong and William R. Bowie.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

October 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4515 words.

Background: In North America use of second-generation macrolides such as clarithromycin and azithromycin is popular due to favourable dosing and adverse event profiles....

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British Columbia

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — Literature.

Canada's westernmost province is a mosaic of diverse landscapes noted for its spectacular scenery of snow-capped mountains, pocket deserts, coastal rainforest, and scenic rivers. While 46...

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British Columbia

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 75 words.

A province of Canada, on the Pacific coast. It is bounded to the north by Alaska and the Yukon and

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British Columbia

Robert A. J. McDonald.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 945 words.

Canada's westernmost province is a mosaic of diverse landscapes noted for its spectacular scenery of snow-capped mountains, pocket deserts, coastal

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British Columbia

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 156 words.

Province of w Canada, on the Pacific coast, bounded n by Alaska, s by Washington state. The Rocky Mountains run

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The importance of narrative in the negotiation of host government agreements for LNG projects: the case of British Columbia and Petronas

James Hickling.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 14721 words.

Abstract

This article identifies some elements of a conceptual framework that host governments can use to measure and manage their bargaining power in...

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Family Law Reform in (Neoliberal) Context: British Columbia’s New Family Law Act

Rachel Treloar and Susan B. Boyd.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 11480 words.

This article introduces and critically examines the new British Columbia (Canada) Family Law Act (FLA), which lays out new norms and procedures for the resolution of family disputes and...

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Cancer risk in multiple sclerosis: findings from British Columbia, Canada

Elaine Kingwell, Chris Bajdik, Norm Phillips, Feng Zhu, Joel Oger, Stanley Hashimoto and Helen Tremlett.

in Brain

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 5048 words.

Findings regarding cancer risk in people with multiple sclerosis have been inconsistent and few studies have explored the possibility of diagnostic neglect. The influence of a...

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Genetic variation of western larch in British Columbia and its conservation

B Jaquish and YA El-Kassaby.

in Journal of Heredity

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 0 words.

The extent and pattern of genic variability at 20 allozyme loci were estimated in nine populations representing the British Columbia natural range of western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt....

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