Vancouver Island


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Vancouver Island

An island of southwest British Columbia, Canada, in the Pacific Ocean separated from the mainland by the Strait of Georgia and Queen Charlotte Strait. The Strait of Juan de Fuca flows between the southern end of the island and the coastline of northwest Washington.
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Noun1.Vancouver Island - an island off southwestern Canada (off the southwestern coast of British Columbia)Vancouver Island - an island off southwestern Canada (off the southwestern coast of British Columbia); the largest island off the west coast of North America
British Columbia - a province in western Canada
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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 9, 2019-GFL Acquires Vancouver Island Solid Waste Operations of Evergreen Industries
1757: George Vancouver, the explorer after whom Vancouver Island and Vancouver are named, born.
The story revolves around a Douglas fir tree on Vancouver Island, thought to be the second largest fir in Canada, that was singled out to be saved by a logger while the rest of a forest was clear cut.
TAHLEQUAH Virginia Drywater-Whitekiller, a Northeastern State University social work professor, was selected as the 2018-19 Fulbright Canadian Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies at Vancouver Island University.
The whale "vigorously chased a school of salmon with her pod-mates in Haro Strait" off Canada's Vancouver Island, the Center for Whale Research said.
According to the province's coroner service report, Sara Manitoski from British Columbia was on the trip to Hornby Island, off Vancouver Island, in March 2017, when she was found unresponsive.
This book presents entries on 360 species of birds recorded along the west coast of Vancouver Island, a spectacular bird habitat and birding destination.
Whaling companies operating from April to October out of ports along the west coast of Vancouver Island and Washington State and on the northern and southern ends of Haida Gwaii took over 7000 Fin Whales before industry activities ceased in 1972 (Mizroch and others 1984; Gregr and others 2000; Nichol and others 2002).
According to a press statement released by the diocese September 26, McMenamie travelled to Gilford Island, one of the islands between Vancouver Island and the mainland, to meet with the Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw chief and council September 24.
(NYSE:VCRA) has been chosen by Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) to provide its communication platform for secure text messaging, voice communication and alerts, Vocera said.
VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- Canada's only working tea farm, Teafarm, has released the first estate-grown Canadian tea.

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