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  • Animals of ancient Vancouver Island colouring sheets 

    Johnstone, Sandra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    Colouring sheets showing animals that lived at the time when the rocks of Vancouver Island were formed. Sharks, ammonites, crinoids, and more!
  • The Coast - Insular boundary revisited: Mid-Jurassic ductile deformation on Quadra Island, British Columbia 

    Johnstone, Sandra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    A research poster presented at Resources for Future Generations 2018 in Vancouver, BC.
  • Petrogenesis of deformed intrusive pods in the Quatsino formation, Open Bay, Quadra Island, British Columbia 

    Johnstone, Sandra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2014)
    A research poster presented at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting 2014 in Vancouver, BC.
  • Fossils of Vancouver Island 

    Johnstone, Sandra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2013)
    An overview of the most interesting and most common fossils of Vancouver Island.
  • Education versus training? 

    Black, John (Douglas College, 1997)
    This paper argues that the division between liberal education and training for employment is a false dilemma.
  • Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 1 (January/February 1999) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Montréal 1999: The city and its region / La ville et sa région / La ciudad y su región
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 1 (January/February 1999).
  • About the theme of the 1999 CIP/OUQ conference - why should we be interested in the city-region? 

    Trudel, Jacques (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    The essential goal of the 1999 CIP Conference in Montréal can thus be stated as follows: to ensure that planners, here and abroad, individually and collectively, play a central role and are fully capable of exercising their ...
  • Primary and secondary indicators 

    Black, John (ACTIR, 1990-10)
    This article argues for greater terminological exactitude in describing words used to indicate the presence and structure of reasoned arguments.
  • What is critical thinking? 

    Black, John (ACTIR, 1989-10)
    This article argues for a conception of critical thinking incorporating both technical skills and autonomy of thought.
  • Metropolitan planning in Montréal: 1960-1998 

    Beaudet, Gérard (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    During the 1950s and 1960s, the conditions for a radical transformation of metropolitan Montreal were in place. This article retraces the major steps of this evolution. First, it reminds us that the city at the end ...
  • The city and its region or the region and its city? 

    Wight, Ian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    An explicitly critical perspective of the Conference theme is used to inform an exploration of the contemporary city-region planning challenge and to argue for an alternative operative philosophy to the current ...
  • Planning challenges in Latin America 

    Bulwik, Alicia I. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    In anticipation of the upcoming 1999 CIP/OUQ Conference, this article attempts to explain some of the key emerging planning issues affecting Latin America. For the first time in CIP's 80-year history, this Conference ...
  • Nouvelles réalités régionales, nouvelles pratiques d'urbanisme : Un exemple, le logement social 

    Goulet, François (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Pour les urbanistes, le phénomène de régionalisarion de l'urbain a des impacts bien au delà de I'organisation et de la planification du territoire. Transports, environnement, santé ... ; tous les champs de practiques ...
  • Whatever happened to baby logic? 

    Black, John (ISSA, 1991)
    This paper argues that the inclusion of formal logic into introductory critical thinking courses can be self-defeating.
  • A successful mission to South America 

    Bulwik, Alicia I. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    In October of this year, Sylvain Ducas MICU, Chair of the 1999 CIP/OUQ Conference, and Alicia I. Bulwik MCIP, Chair of the Latin America Liaison Committee, visited Brazil, Chile, and Argentina on behalf of CIP. The ...
  • AMRC Newsletter [July 17, 2018] 

    Black, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-07-17)
  • Quantifying support 

    Black, John (University of Windsor, 1991)
    This article explores a mapping of the formal probability calculus onto the informal logic concepts of acceptability and sufficiency, concluding that while this approach is technically feasible, its value for understanding ...
  • AMRC Newsletter [August 24, 2017] 

    Black, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08-24)
  • AMRC Newsletter [March 18, 2016] 

    Black, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-03-18)

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