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  Wikipedia search result
The British Columbia Liberal Party (also referred to as the BC Liberals) is the governing political party in British Columbia, Canada.
Hart's most significant projects were the construction of Highway 97 to northern British Columbia (which is named in his honour) and the Bridge River Power Project, which was the first major hydroelectric development in British Columbia.
In rural British Columbia, the BC Liberals lost several marginal contests because of discomfort that the electorate had with some of Campbell's free-market policies, such as a promise to sell BC Rail.
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 Glen Clark
Glen Clark (born 1957) succeeded Michael Harcourt in 1996 to become leader of British Columbia's NDP and BC's 31st Premier.
He was acquitted of all charges in August 2002 with the judge ruling that "there is nothing in his conduct that crosses the line from an act of folly to behaviour calling for criminal sanctions".
Glen Clark was succeeded as Premier of B.C. by Deputy Premier Dan Miller[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/gl/Glen_Clark.html   (112 words)

 Wikinfo | British Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As of 2001, the population was 4,095,934 (British Columbians).
The southern Border of British Columbia was established by the 1846 Oregon Treaty.
British Columbia is renowned for its spectacular scenery which forms the backdrop and context for a growing outdoor adventure and ecotourism industry.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=British_Columbia   (692 words)

 Cyndi's List - Canada - General Canada Sites
A mailing list for those interested in researching the 100,000 British Home Children who were emigrated to Canada by 50 child care organizations to work as indentured farm labourers (1870-1940).
Members of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa are locating and indexing the names of these Home Children found in passenger lists in the custody of the National Archives of Canada.
This list explores the 'British' character of Canada and is for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in those persons who emigrated to North America during the period of British influence.
www.cyndislist.com /gencan.htm   (5036 words)

 Order of British Columbia Recipients, 1991
Basco introduced lymphography into British Columbia and was the first to use radiotherapy techniques in the treatment of Hodgkin's Disease; she was instrumental in launching the first national clinical study of that disease.
The results are seen across the spectrum of British Columbia society: he has contributed most generously - to the Vancouver General Hospital research centre that bears his name, to gerontology at the hospital, to a longhouse for Native Indian students at UBC, and to UBC itself.
She is also deeply involved in British Columbia's social and educational institutions - a chancellor of Simon Fraser University and as a member of the provincial Judicial Appointments Committee and the Premier's Economic Advisory Council.
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 List of political parties in Canada - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
British Columbia Conservative Party (formerly known as the British Columbia Progressive Conservative Party)
List of political parties in: Antigua and Barbuda • Bahamas • Barbados • Belize •
Anguilla • Aruba • Bermuda • British Virgin Islands • Cayman Islands • Greenland • Guadeloupe • Martinique • Montserrat • Navassa Island • Netherlands Antilles • Puerto Rico • Saint-Pierre and Miquelon • Turks and Caicos Islands • U.S. Virgin Islands
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_political_parties_in_Canada   (954 words)

 B.C. Facts - Province of British Columbia
The shield of the province of British Columbia was originally granted by King Edward VII in 1906; the remaining elements of the Coat of Arms were subsequently granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on October 15, 1987.
British Columbia is Canada's third-largest generator of hydro electricity, providing some of the lowest power costs in North America.
British Columbia is Canada's gateway to the Asia-Pacific and is economically and geographically part of the northwest region of North America.
www.gov.bc.ca /bcgov/popt/bcfact/default.htm   (1096 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/British Columbia
British Columbia is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on its west, by the American state of Alaska on its Northwest, and to the north by the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, on the east by the province of Alberta, and on the south by the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
The Lieutenant Governor, Iona Campagnolo, is the Queen of Canada's representative in the Province of British Columbia.
The primary local administrative units of British Columbia are its 28 Regional Districts.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/British_Columbia   (4703 words)

 Premiers in Profile
Over the past 130 years, the electorate of British Columbia, sometimes swallowing hard, has watched 32 different individuals sworn in as premier.
British Columbia has not been an easy place to govern.
At the top of the list, the occasional burst of genius has been offset by incom-petence and self-destruction.
www.bcbooks.com /premiersinprofile.html   (176 words)

 Press: Columbians for Academic Freedom
Columbia University is failing to protect its Jewish students from harassment by anti-Israel professors, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, Abraham Foxman, told The New York Sun.
Columbia University president Lee Bollinger, facing the first major challenge of his two years in that position, is not likely—for the rest of his tenure and beyond—to forget the David Project.
Columbia University is the locus of a growing controversy over accusations that three professors in the university's Middle East and Asian language and culture department used their classes to brashly intimidate students that supported Israeli policy.
www.columbiaacademicfreedom.org /press.html   (4624 words)

 Mountain View Cemetery, Masonic Section Photo Index
For information on Freemasonry in this jurisdiction, view the British Columbia & Yukon information and resources page.
This list of 248 markers is the result of five grid surveys of the masonic section taken between April and July of 2003.
This list comprises those monuments with masonic markings and monuments for our more famous brethren.
freemasonry.bcy.ca /history/mountain_view/pics/photo_index.html   (357 words)

 "A Modern Box of Magic":
School Radio in British Columbia, 1927-1984
This paper chronicles the history of school broadcasting in British Columbia from the pioneer experiments of 1927 through the introduction of instructional television in the late 1960s and the demise of school broadcasting in the mid-1980s.
An appropriation was made by the British Columbia Legislature to hire a director of school broadcasts, and an agreement was subsequently reached between the CBC and the Department of Education to cover broadcasting costs.
For all these reasons, the British Columbia Department of Education never seized the opportunity to address the problems of inequality in rural schools more fully by using radio broadcasting or even to use it to support the otherwise noble efforts of the correspondence officers.
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 [CTRL] Fwd: Rockefeller and Armand Hammer
It is notable that the Rockefeller Syndicate is far down on the list of the world’s financial structure.
The Dictionary of National Biography notes that Osborne "for five years managed the House of Commons by corruption and enriched himself." He was impeached by King Charles II for treasonous negotiations with King Louis XIV and imprisoned in the Tower of London from 1678 to 1684.
A cousin, Viscount Chandos, was a prominent British official, serving in the War Cabinet under Churchill from 1942 to 1945, later becoming a director of the Rothschild firm, Alliance Assurance, and Imperial Chemical Industries.
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 List of British Columbia premiers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of the premiers of British Columbia, Canada, since it joined Confederation in 1871.
For more lists of this type, see Lists of incumbents.
This page was last modified 16:04, 15 November 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_British_Columbia_premiers   (78 words)

 Kelowna British Columbia Real Estate
Kelowna, British Columbia and Okanagan Valley BC Okanagan Valley is known for the warm weather, wineries and as a fruit-growing region.
Kelowna, a city of 76,000 residents, is the centre of a fruit, vegetable and wine-growing region around Okanagan Lake.
Kelowna is the area's governmental centre, and is hometown to two of BC's premiers, W.A.C. Bennett, and his son W.R. (Bill) Bennett.
www.pinnacle-real-estate.org /Canada/BritishColumbia1.htm   (320 words)

 Woman Premier Ministers
On 1.6.97 Premier Minister Erbakan, leader of the Islamic Party resigned in order with the purpose of her taking over as Premier, but President Demirel chose Meshut Yilmaz, who managed to form a government among others because of defections from her party.
She was Executive Director, Office of British Columbia Premier 1985-86, Progressive Conservative MP 1988-93, Minister of State (Indian Affairs and Northern Development) 1989-90, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General 1990-93 and Minister of Defence and Minister of Veteran Affairs in 1993.
In November she was again appointed Acting Premier after her predecessor resigned, but lost the party internal election for the post of Prime Minister and Leader of the Social Democratic Alliance of Macedonia (SDSM).
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Premier_Ministers.htm   (2880 words)

 British Columbia Premier Apologizes For Drunk Driving Charge in Hawaii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
VICTORIA (CP) - B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell apologized Friday to his family, friends and "the people of British Columbia" after he was charged with drunk driving in Hawaii.
British Columbia MLA Tony Bhullar has been suspended from the Liberal caucus for more than a year awaiting the outcome of criminal charges following a disturbance at his mother's home.
NDP premier Glen Clark was forced to resign in 1999 after it was revealed he was under investigation over a provisional casino licence issued to a neighbour and friend.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/820662/posts   (1283 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: 2005 British Columbia Provincial Election
British Columba (BC) voters will go to the polls on May 17, 2005 to elect a new provincial government and to vote in a referendum on major reforms to the electoral system.
Recent polls suggest the incumbent BC Liberal Party is slightly outpacing the BC New Democratic Party; but British Columbia is famously unpredictable when it comes to politics and elections.
And the province has a history of topsy-turvy voting behaviour, prone to vast swings between social democratic and conservative governments from election to election.
www.mapleleafweb.com /features/electoral/british-columbia/index.html   (340 words)

 Northwest Science Fiction Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list for and about discussing all aspects of Pacific Northwest fandom both wet side and dry side (Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana as well as Canada), convention related issues, media and much much more.
There are a number of lists that relate to the development of props.
This mailing list describes itself as being 'dedicated to promoting the art of Klingon make-up, prosthetics, costume design and construction here on Terra.' For those interested in looking Klingon, this is probably your good launching point for getting some additional information.
www.sfnorthwest.org /mailinglists.html   (816 words)

 Nodice.ca · B.C. · British Columbia Provincial Election 2005 · British Columbia's Updated Provincial Election ...
British Columbians will vote in a referendum on the electoral reform proposal of the Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform.
Elections in British Columbia are now held on fixed dates.
British Columbia voters head to polls in Canada's first...
www.nodice.ca /elections/britishcolumbia/index.php   (579 words)

 New Acquisitions at LMU's Von der Ahe Library -- Arranged by author (June 2005)
New Haven : Published for Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c2004.
British cinema of the 1950s : the decline of deference / Sue Harper and Vincent Porter.
They were in Nanjing : the Nanjing Massacre witnessed by American and British nationals / Suping Lu.
lib.lmu.edu /serials/authorlist0605.html   (10045 words)

 Access Washington- State News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Other participants in the meeting included the Honorable John van Dongen, Minister of State Intergovernmental Relations for British Columbia; the Honorable Rob Renner, Minister of Municipal Affairs for Alberta; and Representative George Eskridge, a member of the Idaho State House of Representatives.
The group, formed in 1991 by statues in the member states and provinces, seeks to promote greater regional cooperation and make the Northwest more globally competitive, while at the same time maintaining or improving the area's environment.
All governors, premiers and state legislators are members, as are private businesses, counties, economic development commissions and industry associations.
access.wa.gov /news/2006/Jan/n2006025_4130.aspx   (459 words)

 Socialist Action/Canada
Today, the NDP leads the polls in British Columbia after being nearly wiped out in a 2001 B.C. provincial vote.
Aboriginal issues, feminist issues, labour issues, war and peace issues are all coming increasingly to the forefront as the crisis of capitalism demands new answers.
The provincial premiers want the Feds to fund Pharmacare, but they won’t stand up to privatization of health services already underway.
www.geocities.com /socialist_action/ndpsc.html   (1041 words)

 Sport and Recreation Branch index page
British Columbia has a long-standing tradition of sport excellence and is Canada’s most physically active province.
Our strong sport and physical activity system is built from the hard work and commitment of volunteers, national and provincial sport and recreation organizations, coaches, athletes, participants, officials and partners.
Please see “Partners and Links” for a list of some of the organizations that provide sport and recreation programs and services in British Columbia.
www.tsa.gov.bc.ca /sport   (235 words)

I say "just about" because there IS a slam-dunk Koussevitzsky live performance (not listed yet, but we have it) that almost sets Symphony Hall on fire and certainly argues the case for the Second as strongly as a brilliant and sympathetic conductor possibly could.
Well, both Rawsthorne and Bush were well-known tea-party Socialists and prior to the Cold War both had leant their names and prestige to some Leftist causes in the U.K. Very mild stuff, actually, and nothing that would distinguish them from tens of thousands of other, younger, Brits who had proper academic affiliations.
But in the transient cultural thaw that came about after the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis, they (and I presume several other British composers of note), were invited to conduct their works in the Soviet Union.
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 A List... June 13,1997
Graciela Chichilinsky of Columbia University has written a paper for the UN Development Program called _Development and Global Finance: The Case for an International Bank for Environmental Settlements_.
If you want to have a listing included in "A List..." please send it to me before noon on the Friday before the event and if said even is deemed suitable for coverage, it will be included in the appropriate edition of "A List..." Articles and reviews, ideas, rants and opinions are also solicited.
Amazon.com is pleased to have "A List..." in the family of Amazon.com associates.
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 British Columbia Biography,info
Main articles: Politics of British Columbia and Monarchy in British Columbia
See also: List of communities in British Columbia
British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario Quebec • New Brunswick • Nova Scotia • Prince Edward Island • Newfoundland and Labrador
music.musictnt.com /biography/sdmc_British_Columbia   (4843 words)

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