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David Ireland House

“Art lets us make observations of things that were always there” - David Ireland Submitted by @plaidiguana

    The Raman Effect

    At this institute, Sir C. V. Raman discovered in 1928 that when a beam of coloured light entered a liquid, a fraction of the light scattered by that liquid was of a different color. Raman showed ...

    • photon
    • india
    • nobel prize

    23 Degree Angle

    Planet Earth spins at a 23 degree angle from its North-South axis.Submitted by @plaidiguana

    • 23 degree angle
    • axis
    • earth
    • san francisco

    Burnaby Civic Employees Union Memorial Fountain

    This granite drinking fountain is a monument to Burnaby's municipal employees who lost their lives in the First World War. It signifies an important connection with the early strength and ...

      Phoenix Cenotaph

      Memorial to Phoenix miners killed in WW 1. Phoenix is an abandoned mining community that once housed 4,000 residents.Before it closed its doors, the town council sold the skating rink building ...

        Winged Victory

        Monument and plaque to railway workers who were killed in World War 1 and World War 2.(full page)Plaque courtesy of the BC Labour Heritage Centre's project Plaques Around the Province. project

          BC government workers killed in World War One

          Bronze plaque honouring BC government workers killed in World War One.(full page)Plaque courtesy of the BC Labour Heritage Centre's project Plaques Around the Province. project

            British Columbia's Memorial to Spanish Civil War Veterans

            Monument and Plaque to British Columbians who served in the Mackenzie–Papineau Battalion or Mac-Paps, a battalion of Canadians who fought as part of the XV International Brigade on the Republican ...

              Canada's WW1 Internment Operations, 1914-1920

              Beginning in 1914, Canada interred 8,597 persons deemed to be ""enemy aliens"". They included immigrants from specified countries, merchant marines and military reservists.During the war, the ...

                Mackenzie Papineau Brigade Plaque, Cumberland

                Plaque for Gordon and Moon Keenan, veterans of the Spanish Civil War.(full page)Plaque courtesy of the BC Labour Heritage Centre's project Plaques Around the Province. project

                  WWI memorial plaque, B.C. Telephone Company workers

                  The memorial plaque was dedicated to B.C. Telephone Company workers who participated in the First World War. The plaque indicates who was killed, wounded, wounded twice, wounded and prisoner, who ...

                    BC Postal Workers Killed in WW1 and WW2

                    This plaque,once hung in Vancouver's Main Post Office in what is now the Sinclair Centre. In 1958 it was moved to the Post Office on Georgia Street in downtown Vancouver. At some point, the ...

                      Day of Mourning, Gibsons

                      April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Labour Council (2012). The National Day of Mourning, is observed in Canada on April 28. It commemorates workers who have been ...

                        CUPE Local 116 Workers' Memorial

                        This memorial was created to enable CUPE Local 116 members to have a place to remember their sisters and brothers who had passed away either while still employed or retired. This memorial ...

                          Day of Mourning, Mackenzie

                          April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque. The National Day of Mourning is observed in Canada on April 28. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace ...

                            Day of Mourning, Nelson

                            The National Day of Mourning, is observed in Canada on 28 April. It commemorates workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace related hazards and ...

                              Day of Mourning, Fort St John

                              April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                Workers' Memorial Monument, Squamish

                                April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                  Day of Mourning, Zeballos

                                  April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                    Day of Mourning Plaque and tree, Fraser Lake

                                    April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                      Day of Mourning Duncan

                                      April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                        Day of Mourning Coquitlam

                                        April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                          Day of Mourning Hope

                                          April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                            Day of Mourning Campbell River

                                            April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                              Workers' Memorial , North Vancouver (City)

                                              Memorial Plaque to workers killed, injured or disabled in the City of North Vancouver.(full page)Plaque courtesy of the BC Labour Heritage Centre's project Plaques Around the Province. project

                                                Day of Mourning Sidney

                                                April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...

                                                  Day of Mourning Trail

                                                  April 28 Day of Mourning Plaque, erected in approximately 2000 in a joint program between Worksafe BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the BC Business Council. The National Day of Mourning is ...