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By Constance Brissenden

Путеводитель по Ванкуверу из серии Eyewitness shuttle best 10 (на английском языке). Ванкувер считается одним из самых красивых городов Северной Америки. Расположенный на побережье Тихого океана, город окружен песчаными пляжами и горными вершинами. Он славится благоприятными условиями для жизни, разнообразием культурных событий, развитой туристической инфраструктурой. В путеводителе Eyewitness представлены основные сведения о Ванкувере, рассказано о самых известных достопримечательностях, местах семейного, активного и культурного отдыха, клубах и ресторанах, природных зонах, магазинах, развлекательных событиях и т.п. В блоке справочной туристической информации представлена карта города, сведения о гостиницах и отелях, советы путешественникам относительно планирования своего пребывания в Ванкувере, необходимых мер безопасности, совершения покупок и питания.Fringed through the Pacific Ocean#96;s sandy seashores, with a backdrop of the Coast Mountain variety, Vancouver is without doubt one of the such a lot fantastically positioned metropolises on the earth. additionally feted because the world’s so much livable urban, this West Coast gem has a full of life cultural scene and really good eating places and resorts. On Vancouver Island, a brief ferry trip away, Victoria bargains viewers a pleasantly peaceable sojourn. the town is a superb starting-off aspect from which to discover the various average wonders of the island.

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Download The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating by Alisa Smith, J. B. MacKinnon PDF

By Alisa Smith, J. B. MacKinnon

The outstanding, a laugh and encouraging adventures of a Canadian couple who make a year-long try to devour meals grown and produced inside of a 100-mile radius in their apartment.

When Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon discovered that the common element in a North American meal travels 1,500 miles from farm to plate, they determined to release an easy scan to reconnect with the folk and areas that produced what they ate. For 12 months, they'd in simple terms eat foodstuff that got here from inside a 100-mile radius in their Vancouver condominium. The 100-Mile vitamin used to be born.

The couple’s discoveries occasionally shook their get to the bottom of. it'd be a 12 months with no sugar, Cheerios, olive oil, rice, Pizza Pops, beer, and masses, even more. but neighborhood consuming has became out to be a existence lesson in pleasures which are continually shut to hand. They met the progressive farmers and modern day hunter-gatherers who're altering the best way we expect approximately nutrition. They bought own with concerns starting from international economics to biodiversity. They referred to as at the knowledge of grandmothers, and immersed themselves within the seasons. they found a bunch of recent flavours, from gooseberry wine to sunchokes to turnip sandwiches, meals that they by no means may have guessed have been on their doorstep.

The 100-Mile vitamin struck a deeper chord than an individual may have estimated, attracting media and grassroots curiosity that spanned the globe. The 100-Mile nutrition: A 12 months of neighborhood consuming tells the total tale, from the insights to the kitchen failures, because the authors remodel from megamart consumers to self-sufficient city pioneers. The 100-Mile nutrition is a pathway domestic for anyone, anyplace.

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Download Life on the Edge. The Inside Story of the RCMP in Atlantic by Linda Hersey PDF

By Linda Hersey

Life at the part: the interior tale of the RCMP is the one publication of its style ever written via a civilian accepted to trip alongside and notice operating individuals at the entrance line. It bargains an unheard of, behind-the-scenes examine the RCMP in motion. It contains real-life policing occasions and first-person observation of participants themselves, either normal and civilian. the writer took half in education routines reminiscent of send boarding/drug interdiction, guns (both genuine and virtual), police puppy education (acting as quarry!)—and extra. as well as highlighting the vibrant historical past of the RCMP, this ebook provides a practical photograph of the strength. From recruiting, Depot, Telecoms, Emergency reaction group, and puppy providers to the Tactical Troop, Air prone and on-the-road policing, existence at the part takes an genuine examine what it potential to be a member of the RCMP.

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Download Progressive Education: Revisioning and Reframing Ontario's by Theodore Michael Christou PDF

By Theodore Michael Christou

Over the process the 20 th century, North American public university curricula moved clear of the classics and the arts, and in the direction of ‘progressive’ matters akin to overall healthiness and social stories. This e-book delves into how progressivist pondering reworked the rhetoric and the constitution of education through the first half the 20 th century, with echoes that reverberate strongly this present day, and investigates historic meanings of revolutionary education.

Theodore Michael Christou heavily examines the case of interwar Ontario, the place the whole panorama of public schooling, together with curricula and avenues to post-secondary examine, have been extensively remodeled over simply 20 years. Christou contextualizes this reformist pondering in mild of a social, political, and economy of swap, which looked as if it would call for faculties which may actively relate studying to the genuine global. via its exam of academic journals released during the interwar interval and formerly unexplored archival assets, this booklet illuminates how the current constitution of curricula and education have been achieved.

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Download Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic by Jennifer Reid PDF

By Jennifer Reid

On account that he was once attempted and hanged for treason in November of 1885, Louis Riel has been the topic of extra histories, biographies, novels, and poetry than the other determine in Canadian background. baby-kisser, founding father of Manitoba, and chief of the aboriginal MГѓВ©tis humans, Riel led resistance routine opposed to the Canadian govt: the crimson River rebellion of 1869-70, and the North-West uprising of 1885, in safety of MГ©tis and different minority rights.

Against the backdrop of those mythical uprisings, Jennifer Reid examines Riel's spiritual historical past, the mythic importance that has consciously been ascribed to him, and the way those parts mixed to persuade Canada's look for a countrywide identification. Reid's learn presents a framework for rethinking the geopolitical value of the trendy Canadian nation, the old function of Confederation in constructing the country's collective self-image, and the narrative house wherein Riel's voice speaks to those matters.

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Download The Rough Guide to Melbourne 3 (Rough Guide Travel Guides) by Stephen Townshend, George Dunford PDF

By Stephen Townshend, George Dunford

The tough consultant to Melbourne is the main large guidebook on hand to Australia''s second-largest urban. The consultant gains vigorous bills of the points of interest and discerning experiences of the easiest bars, motels and eating places. Now released as a bigger B-format advisor, the 16-page advent comprises full-colour pictures of the authors choice of ''Things to not Miss'' and massive easy-to-read maps througout.

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Download The Mysteries of Montreal: Memoirs of a Midwife by Charlotte Fuhrer, Peter Ward PDF

By Charlotte Fuhrer, Peter Ward

Initially released in 1881, The Mysteries of Montreal is absolutely reprinted with an advent by way of Peter Ward. Ward illuminates the lifetime of Fuhrer and of midwives in Victorian Canada. He strains the function of the midwife during the a while and, putting Mrs. Fuhrer within the context of her occasions, discusses delivery practices in a Canadian atmosphere. besides, he examines the memoirs as a kind of Canadian literature, assessing their reflections on nineteenth century society. therefore the e-book operates on a couple of point. it's not just a midwife's reminiscences, but additionally an assemblage of gossip, ethical stories, tales of courtship and beginning practices, or even gentle pornography.

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Download Frommer's British Columbia by Chloe Ernst PDF

By Chloe Ernst

Thoroughly up-to-date, this new version of Frommer's British Columbia will convey you the simplest of Vancouver, the most well liked vacation spot in North the USA, the place you could get pleasure from state-of-the-art Asian-fusion delicacies and event firsthand its brilliant arts and nightlife scene. Then we are going to take you into the most superb, unspoiled nation-state at the continent, the place you could get pleasure from whale gazing, sea kayaking, canoeing, natural world viewing, downhill snowboarding, wine tasting, climbing, cycling, and more.

Our authors have traveled each inch of this substantial zone, and they have selected the simplest areas to stick: wasteland inns, visitor ranches, stylish B&Bs, mom-and-pop resorts, secluded campgrounds, and comfort inns. With Frommer's in hand, it is a snap to layout the Canadian event that is correct for you.

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Download 109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday PDF

By Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday

Featured during this enduringly well known consultant are walks of 4 hours or much less inside Vancouver and its environs. There are routes for each style, from ambles in alpine meadows at the North Shore to strolls alongside Burrard Inlet to walks within the Whistler hall. Ten new walks happen within the rising eco-friendly areas round metro Vancouver. path instructions and maps were thoroughly up to date to make route-finding more straightforward and to spotlight new good points alongside the trails. complete indexes aid walkers decide upon a direction that’s appropriate for the season, and their health point and time-frame.

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