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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Avocet 3D to offer services to 'Power To Be'

Avocet 3D has chosen to assist Power to Be for the coming year. We will put our services at their disposal free […]

LifeSciences BC Announces Recipients of the 2009 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards

LSBC announces 2009 recipients

These awards are presented annually by LifeSciences British Columbia to recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the development of British Columbia’s life sciences industry across all sub-sectors, from biopharmaceuticals and medical devices to bioproducts and bioenergy – sectors which are critical to the economic future of the province and country.

“We all know what a challenging business environment the world is facing,” commented Karimah Es Sabar, President of LifeSciences British Columbia, “So it’s even more important during such times that we celebrate and continue to nurture these great accomplishments. These recipients have all proven over the last year and during the course of their careers that great science and the application and commercialization of that science continue to be achieved right here in British Columbia. We extend our warmest congratulations and appreciation to each of the Award recipients.”

YVR Visitors to Recieve Olympic Welcome

Olympic LED Rings

Visitors to British Columbia travelling through YVR will know they’ve arrived in a proud Olympic host province, thanks to a 14-metre tall Olympic rings logo, which was lit today by Premier Gordon Campbell.

“The Olympic rings are an instantly recognizable symbol that will help welcome the world to British Columbia in the lead up to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympics Games,” said Premier Campbell. “These rings are a great way for visitors and British Columbians to share in the excitement of the Games, and the cutting-edge design and technology used will showcase the ingenuity at work here in B.C.”

The rings have 20,385 individual LED lights that can be programmed for complex light show displays. They measure 45 feet (13.7 metres) high by 96 feet (29.3 metres) wide and weigh 9,100 pounds. As part of B.C.’s commitment to a green games the lights in the display use energy efficient bulbs that consume 8.8 per cent of the electricity of equivalent incandescent bulbs and will cost only $3.36 per day in power.

NECI Celebrates 100th Graduate

NECI, a training company that helps organizations build capacity in procurement and contract management, is pleased to announce that over 100 B.C. […]