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in 1898, marking the first public demonstration of a remote-controlled
Diamonds are the hardest known natural substance and, as such, are often
used for cutting and abrasion in the metalworking and mining industries.
In North America, black diamonds, double black diamonds and triple black
diamonds denote ski slopes of greater and greater difficulty. Double Diamond
Law Corporation has offices in Whistler and Squamish. We wonder if
their cases get more and more difficult?
Kenneth M. Kramer, Q.C., was appointed as a public member of the board
of the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia for a term ending
December 31, 2019.
The Diamond Head area of Garibaldi Provincial Park includes Mount
Garibaldi and Atwell Peak.
Each year Greenland loses 270 billion tons of ice as the planet warms.
Susan E. Ross, Daphne E. Stancil, were appointed, and Darrell B. LeHouillier,
Robert V. Wickett, Q.C., and Norman E. Yates were reappointed, to
the Environmental Appeal Board, the Forest Appeals Commission and the
Oil and Gas Appeal Tribunal. Mr. Wickett was designated as vice chair for
Watch out, here they come! The Law Society awarded gold medals to three
2017 graduates from the law schools at UBC, UVic and Thompson Rivers
University. The recipients were Jocelyn Plant (UBC), Madeline Reid
(UVic) and Simon Meijers (TRU).
Graeme V. Keirstead was reappointed to the Data Stewardship Committee
as the member representing the College of Physicians & Surgeons of B.C.
for a term ending December 31, 2019.
The Hope Diamond—reported to have brought bad luck to individual past
owners—is now housed in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
The diamond weighs 45.52 carats.
In 2017 the U.S. Forest Service used up more than half its budget fighting
fires, while that activity took up just sixteen per cent of its 1995 budget.