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To the stars - National Research Council Canada

Jul 31, 2018 ... lifetime, our science fiction writers have been out there among the stars for decades. They have come up with various means of reaching the stars and exploring our galaxy. Let’s look at a few of them The brute-force way to get to the stars is to accelerate as close to the speed of light as possible. This will bring the nearest star or two within reach. Some authors

Fire science between the covers | Natural Resources Canada

Aug 28, 2018 ...Fire science between the covers Forestry Natural hazards By Vanessa Greebe July 11, 2018 With all of the tools, supplies and gear that fire managers need, the last thing you would expect them to take to a wildfire is a book. But Steve Taylor’s little red book, Field Guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, has been part of fire

World Congress on Information Technology | The Governor General of Canada

Jul 19, 2018 ..., media literacy, online safety and intellectual property, to name a few. We must also focus broadly on the bigger picture: government, education, science, health care, society—all are being transformed because, as physicist and humanitarian Ursula Franklin eloquently put it, “technology has built the house in which we all live.” Simply put, each advance in our

How to read the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

Feb 15, 2019 ... regionalization, equivalence, science and risk analysis, import checks and transparency. In addition, the SPS chapter establishes an SPS committee (Committee on SPS Measures) to foster better communication and cooperation among parties and a cooperative technical consultation (CTC) mechanism to allow parties to discuss any matter arising under the SPS chapter. Overall

Lesson Plan - Where the Land Meets the Sea: The Nearshore | Stream to Sea K-12 Education | Pacific Region | Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Mar 15, 2018 ... organizers Science 4 all living things sense and respond to their environment energy can be transformed Science 5 multicellular organisms have organ systems that enable them to survive and interact within their environment experience and interpret the local environment Science 7 the theory of evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity

Address to the London Community Foundation - Among the Immortals | The Governor General of Canada

Oct 4, 2018 ... and do so as a result of the inspiring influence of the London Community Foundation. Your city’s community foundation is a vital and critical force in our effort as Canadians to make our country a smarter, more caring place in which to live, work and raise our families. As some of you know, on the day of my installation as governor general two and a half years

Management Plan for the Bridle Shiner (Notropis bifrenatus) in Canada [Proposed] - Species at Risk Public Registry

Sep 19, 2018 ... substrate of clay, silt or sand; water velocity ranging between 0 cm/sec and 15 cm/sec; and, medium or high density of submerged vegetation. The Bridle Shiner feeds on microcrustaceans, aquatic insects, detritus and living plant material. The majority of its food items are found on or above submerged aquatic plants and the species only feeds on the bottom when

Parks Canada's 2017-18 Departmental Results Report - Home

Nov 30, 2018 ... for conservation—a historic investment in conserving Canada’s natural heritage. Parks Canada will receive $185 million over five years to conserve biodiversity, ecosystems and natural landscapes through a connected network of protected areas. This funding will also transform approaches to recovery of species at risk through multi-species and ecosystem-based strategies

Wild Species 2000: The General Status of Species in Canada - Species at Risk Public Registry

Sep 19, 2018 ... this mix of many species across many areas presents a considerable challenge — the number of species is large and the area great. While there are more than 70 000 species known to live in Canada, there are probably about as many again as yet undescribed by science. These species are distributed across the length and breadth of the nation: 9.2 million square

Southern Resident Killer Whale: imminent threat assessment

Jul 30, 2018 ... of parliament to protect the species. In the case of an aquatic species, an EPO may identify habitat that is necessary for the survival or recovery of the species in the area to which the emergency order relates. It may also include provisions requiring the doing of things that protect the species and that habitat, or provisions prohibiting activities that may adversely

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