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Judge rules B.C. lotto winner can't collect $600K loan from friend because they never signed agreement

In a cautionary tale about lending money to friends, especially when you are a multimillion-dollar lottery winner, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled a $600,000 loan isn’t collectible because the two parties never signed an agreement and the lawsuit trying to get the money back was filed too late to enforce. 845 more words

News

Grizzly Bears Face Ecological Trap

In a recent paper published in the journal Clayton Lamb and colleagues tested for an ecological trap in Southeastern British Columbia where human settlement and grizzly bear habitat overlap. 228 more words

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...of handwriting, articling, & 'fools'...

As the honouree of the google doodle today gets remembered for his invention of the ballpoint pen, the folks at Clichy, France’s disposable lighters, razors, and pens company Bic might quip–may it be a… 243 more words

Chestnut-Backed Chickadees

This gallery contains 4 photos. Chestnut-Backed Chickadees are the smaller, less common cousins of the more ubiquitous Black-Capped Chickadees. We usually see one or two in the backyard, although 531 more words

Photography

Throwback: Victoria, British Columbia 

Prince William and Duchess Catherine with their kids are in Victoria, British Columbia for a visit. A dinner was hosted for them at the Parliament House. 93 more words

Travel

Adventure is out there!

I just arrived home from a much needed vacation. It took me a few days to settle into my zen-like need for relaxation and rest. Once I was feeling the relaxed vibe of vacationers everywhere I was able to see things in a different light. 513 more words

Travel

The woods are lovely, dark and deep

Die Wälder an der Westküste von British Columbia gehören zu den letzten Regenwäldern der gemäßigten Breiten. Moose und Flechten bilden ein dickes, grünes Kleid und kreieren Zauberwälder. 490 more words

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