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Our favorite typefaces from March 2014

Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease. Another month means another set of beautiful typefaces for you to check out. Here were our favorites from March. Sudtipos: Courtesy Script Pro Courtesy Script Pro captures the elegance and propriety of finely practiced Spencerian penmanship. Show More Summary

British Columbia Caribou Moose Combo Hunts

International Hunting Consultants - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters B&C moose and caribou taken yearly 50-65" Trophy Moose Mountain Caribou averaging over 375 B&C Kawdy Mountain area of British Columbia 100% success...Show More Summary

Passersby in BC Save Baby From Accident that Trapped Stroller Underneath Car

A British Columbia mom is thanking many people today after passersby came to the rescue when her six-month-old baby was trapped underneath a vehicle that failed to stop.

From the show floor: CPMA 2014 expo booths No. 3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Packer’s news editor Chris Koger and staff writer Mike Hornick took these photos and collected these news items at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention and trade show April 2-4.

Genetically Engineered Trees For Greater Biofuel And Paper Production

Genetically engineered trees that can be more easily processed into biofuels and/or paper than normal trees have now been created by researchers at the University of British Columbia. The new development should help to cut down on costs...Show More Summary

Canada’s Parliament Considers Bill Limiting Horse Slaughter

The most recent ban on equine inspections by USDA meat inspectors has moved the horse slaughter debate up to Canada’s House of Commons. A Member of Parliament (MP) from southeastern British Columbia hopes that a final hour of debate next month can persuade the country’s federal lawmakers to pass his bill limiting slaughter only to... Continue Reading

Book Review: Trying Not to Try

In his new book Trying Not to Try, the University of British Columbia Asian Studies and Embodied Cognition professor Edward Slingerland treats us to a work of seminal importance. Yet never was there such an important book that takes itself so lightly. Show More Summary

British Columbia Law Society approves Christian law school as Ontario hedges

by Thaddeus Baklinski LANGLEY, British Columbia, April 14, 2014 ( – The Law Society of British Columbia has voted to approve Trinity Western University’s School of Law after a campaign targeting the university’s pro-family beliefs. After the law school won the hard-fought approval from BC’s…

Macro Enterprises: Top Pick In Canada's Oil-Related Services Industry

By Turtle Street Capital: Overview: Macro Enterprises (OTC:MCESF), headquartered in Fort St. John of Northeastern British Columbia, is a business specializing in pipeline construction, related facilities installation and maintenance, along with compressor station service. Show More Summary

Why Canada May Be Heading Down the "Slippery Slope" Toward American-Style Health Care

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- During the year leading up to the 2008 presidential primaries, my insurance industry colleagues and I were working hard to influence the debate on health care reform. Our number one objective: make Americans...Show More Summary

911 Outages Hit Washington State, Parts of Oregon

Also, six-year insurance premium error affects British Columbia drivers as ACA system-related problems continue

Hope, pride and learning at CPMA

As the Canadian produce industry — and a good number of U.S. counterparts — capped another successful Canadian Produce Marketing Association in Vancouver, British Columbia, a crowd gathered nearby outside the convention center to watch the Olympic cauldron.

Eye of the beholder -- improving the human-robot connection

Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues, an important step toward bringing robots into homes. Researchers at the University of British Columbia enlisted the help of a human-friendly robot named Charlie to study the simple task of handing an object to a person. Show More Summary

Mt. Nimbus Via Ferrata

Have you heard of this adventure in Canada? Rick Mercer travels to the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia to climb Mt. Nimbus Via Ferrata. Watch the FUNNY video. That would cost you about $2000 with CMH heli-hiking.

Spring Time in British Columbia: Wine, Dine and Mountain Sun

19 inches of rainfall in 24 hours is the record for the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our goal was to drive to the rain shadow of Okanagan Valley (400 miles east of the coast), sample some wine and enjoy the sun.

From the show floor: CPMA 2014 expo booths 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Staff writer Mike Hornick gathered these news items from the expo floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention April 2-4:

Weekly Open Thread with Baby Mountain Goat

This week's open thread host is precariously perched on high rocks at Cathedral Provincial Park in British Columbia. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything you like over this weekend and throughout the week. with a few netiquette exceptions

Distribution patterns of Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) in relation to environmental variables along the continental shelf waters of the US West Coast and southern British Columbia

Knowing how Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) distribute in relation to ocean conditions is of primary importance to halibut managers, as they are tasked with estimating stock size and designing effective monitoring programs amidst a changing climate. Show More Summary

CPMA stresses ‘Half Your Plate’ initiative

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — When Canadian Produce Marketing Association president Ron Lemaire announced the group’s new consumer marketing campaign, he stressed two things: the simplicity of the message and the complexity of all the groups involved in pushing the message.

Stone Sheep Hunting in British Columbia

International Hunting Consultants - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters 100% Opportunity Rams Average 37" w/ 13 1/2" Bases! Combo w/ Caribou, Moose, Goats, Grizzly Remote Wilderness Experience August through September...Show More Summary

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