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Antliff, Allan

  • Person
  • 1957-

Allan W. Antliff is an anarchist activist, art critic and author who has written extensively on the topics of anarchism and art in North America.

Apps, Charles

  • Person

Charles Apps was the Great- Grandfather of George E. Apps, former Director of Buildings and Grounds at the University of Victoria. He was apprenticed, commencing October 3, 1846, to Charles Townsend Halsted, Henry Halsted, and John Halsted (Ironmongers) of Chichester, England, to learn the trade of a whitesmith.

Aqua-Tex Scientific Consulting

  • Corporate body
  • 1993-

Aqua-Tex Scientific Consulting was established in 1993 to provide consulting services in aquatic ecology. In 1998, the company began the Photopoint Monitoring of Urban Creeks on Southern Vancouver Island Project The study was conducted during July and August of 1998 in the Capital Regional District urban creeks of Blenkinsop, Colwood and Latoria using a technique called Photopoint Monitoring. The purpose of the project was to modify the photopoint monitoring technique, apply the modified technique to three urban creeks, and to assess the viability of the technique for future urban applications. The project team was supervised by David E. Jensen, and sponsored by the Aqua-Tex scientists, Cori L. Barraclough and William P. Lucey. The photopoint monitoring technique was later applied to Leeds Creek. In 2000, the company participated in a water quality monitoring plan for the Kootenai River Basin.

Aris, D. F.

  • Person

According to D.F. Aris, "Bob" Braham was the most highly decorated fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force. In 1952, Braham was appointed to a permanent commission in the Royal Canadian Air Force and emigrated to Canada with his family. He died in Halifax in 1974 (aged 53).

Armour, John W., 1927-1986

  • Person
  • 1927-1986

John Armour was born in Victoria and began his architectural career articling with Birley Wade and Stockdill in 1946. In 1953 he became a full partner. In 1961 he and Peter Blewett opened a second firm in Vancouver. When the firm split into separate Victoria and Vancouver branches in 1974, the Vancouver branch was named Armour Blewett and Partners. John Armour died in 1986 at age 59.

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