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    • Portable gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in drug checking: Detection of carfentanil and etizolam in expected opioid samples 

      Gozdzialski, Lea; Aasen, Jarred; Larnder, Ashley; Ramsay, Margo; Borden, Scott A.; Saatchi, Armin; Gill, Chris G.; Wallace, Bruce; Hore, Dennis K. (Elsevier, 2021-11)
      Background: There has been a recent increase in adulteration of opioids with low concentration actives such as fentanyl analogues and benzodiazepines. As drug checking projects using vibrational spectroscopy continue to ...
    • Arbutus 

      Avender, Trevor (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-10-28)
      Pressed specimen of Arbutus menziesii.
    • What matters most to older Chinese adults 

      Choi, Liza Lai Shan; Jung, Piera; Harder, Marti; Zhang, Kelly (Sage, 2021-10-26)
      Introduction: Although an abundance of gerontological research has focused on subjective well-being, quality of life, and life satisfaction, we know little about what matters most to older adults in sub-cultural groups. ...
    • Peony 

      Kipot, Nina (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-10-08)
      Pressed specimen of Paeonia lactiflora.
    • Japanese barberry 

      Stewart Ryan, Sherry (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-10-05)
      Pressed specimen of Berberis thunbergii.
    • Pin oak 

      Stewart Ryan, Sherry (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-10-05)
      Pressed specimen of Quercus palustris.
    • [Book review] Hope matters: Why changing the way we think is critical to solving the environmental crisis 

      Alexander, Don (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2021-10-01)
      Review of Hope Matters: Why changing the way we think is critical to solving the environmental crisis, by Elin Kelsey (Vancouver: Greystone Books / David Suzuki Institute, 2020).
    • African marigold 

      Shaw, Taylor (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-10-01)
      Pressed specimen of Tagets erecta.
    • Plantain lily 

      Shaw, Taylor (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-10-01)
      Pressed specimen of Hosta spp.
    • Mexican orange blossom 

      McDonald, Chase (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-29)
      Pressed specimen of Choisya trenata.
    • Longleaf mahonia 

      Treulieb, Robin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-22)
      Pressed specimen of Mahonia nervosa.
    • Winter heather 

      Treulieb, Robin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-20)
      Pressed specimen of Erica carnea.
    • Mountain bluet 

      Turk, Jill (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-13)
      Pressed specimen of Centaurea mntana.
    • Paperbark maple 

      Eldridge, Grace (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-12)
      Pressed specimen of Acer griseum.
    • English lavender 

      Golobic, Janelle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-09)
      Pressed specimen of Lavandula angustifolia.
    • Rudbeckia 

      Golbolic, Janelle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-09-09)
      Pressed specimen of Rudbeckia fulgida.
    • A new quantitative drug checking technology for harm reduction: Pilot study in Vancouver, Canada using paper spray mass spectrometry 

      Borden, Scott A.; Saatchi, Armin; Vandergrift, Gregory W.; Palaty, Jan; Lysyshyn, Mark; Gill, Chris G. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2021-08-04)
      Introduction. Drug checking services for harm reduction and overdose prevention have been implemented in many jurisdictions as a public health intervention in response to the opioid overdose crisis. This study demonstrates ...
    • Identifying and monitoring of forage fish spawning beaches in British Columbia's Salish Sea for conservation of forage fish 

      Tomlin, Haley; Schellenberg, Chrissy; Barrs, Jacklyn B.; Vivani, Alanna J.S.; Shaw, Pamela (Canadian Science Publishing, 2021-06-24)
      Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes personatus) and surf smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus) are ecologically important forage fish in the marine food webs within the Salish Sea, including British Columbia (BC). Although important, ...
    • Rainwater in trust: Legislation, policy, and regulation governing catchment, systems, and use on the Gulf Islands 

      Cox, Ian (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2021-06-06)
      An increase in development on many of the Gulf Islands, coupled with changing precipitation patterns due to an altered climate, has led to increased pressures on fresh water resources from already highly vulnerable island ...
    • A method to analyze invisibility: Navigating the dissonance between woke and safe 

      Mohabeer, Ravindra N. (Sage, 2021-05-28)
      This article starts by considering how ‘the talk’ that black and non-black minority families give to their children comes as a duty to transfer the wisdom of how to be invisible forward through generations. It is not ...