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ANSI eStandards Store
The American National Standards Institute online store.
Finds answers to specific questions.
Focus is on authority of sites rather than popularity,
Bank of Canada - Financial Rates & Statistics
Includes quick access to weekly financial statistics, exchange rates, money market and bond yields, etc.
BC Government Directory
Directory of BC employee, corporation, and Government organization telephone numbers and addresses.
Provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia.
Free access to statues and regulations.
Statistical information specifically related to BC.
Campus locations and maps.
Search by city or type of job.
Best Career and Education Websites
E-book that serves as a quick guide to online job search.
Microsoft's search engine, formerly live.com.
British Columbia. Labour Relations Board
Information about the LRBÂ¦s operation along with decisions from 2000 and 2001.
British Columbia. Superior Courts
Information regarding cases heard before the B.C. Court of Appeals and the B.C. Supreme court.
British Standards Online
The British Standards Institute (BSI) site includes over 38,500 current, draft and historic British Standards, more than 16,000 of which are BSI adopted European and International standards.
Published in three parts this is the official newspaper of the Government of Canada.
Canada Revenue Agency : Income Statistics and GST/HST Statistics
Includes detailed profiles of Canadian taxfilers based on a stratified random sample of individual tax returns and tax data based on geographic area.
Access to chamber and committee business, bills, members, and inter-parliamentary relations.
Canada. Consolidated Statutes & Regulations
Searchable by title and subject. Quick links to frequently accessed statutes.
Canada. Department of Justice
Includes program and initiatives, a section on the Canadian Justice System and a helpful links section.
Extensive online career resources such as a directory for career fairs and a Canadian job database.
Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)
A federal government organization that offers client-centred, comprehensive standards development and conformity assessment services in support of the economic, regulatory, procurement, health, safety and environmental interests of our stakeholders.
Canadian Geographical Names Database
Search for the officical names in Canada by name, location or feature type. A generalized map shows the relative location.
Canadian Virtual University
Created by 13 Canadian Universitites this website gives students easy access to over 2000 online courses.
CanLII : Canadian Legal Information Institute
CanLII, managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, makes Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet.
Career Bookmarks at the TPL
A gateway to career and job search information.
careerbuilder : The best Canada jobs on the Web!
Posts corporate profiles, upcoming job fairs. Various ways of searching for available jobs.
Maintains a board listing jobs with Canada's non-profit organizations.
CIA World Factbook
The United States Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook. Includes country maps and statistics.
CIA World Factbook
The United States Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook includes country maps and statistics.
City of Vancouver : Human Resources Services : Jobs
Postings for current openings and closed postings for information only.
City of Vancouver : Open data catalogue
Access to Vancouver city data.
Facilitates the free and open exchange of local government information.
Aimed at enhancing access to justice in British Columbia, Clicklaw features legal information and education designed for the public from 24 contributor organizations.
CMEC : Student and teacher mobility
Student transfer guides for all provinces in Canada.
Community Information Database
Create maps, tables and graphs to display statistical information by province, census or economic division.
Online courses available from major academic institutions
Crown Publications : Queen's Printer for British Columbia
An online authorized database of B.C. Acts, Regulations and related legislative publications as well as Federal Government publications.
CSA - Occupational Health and Safety Standards
CSA Standards cited in Occupational Health and Safety Regulations across Canada available for free viewing.
CSA Online : Canadian Standards Association
Canadian standards excluding gas standards. Full-text. (Available to currently registered BCIT students, faculty and staff. Use IE browser for best results. Disregard security certificate error, click continue.)
Dalhousie University : Online and Distance Education
Courses, programs & delivery methods.
David Rumsey Collection
Contains online historical maps focused on 18th & 19th century North and South American cartographic materials. Zoom in for detailed views.
E-Pubs for Libraries : a web shortcut to finding core government publications
Quickly locate electronic versions of Government of British Columbia publications available via the Web. Additionally, there are links to major sites for local, federal and international government information.
Ejobs @ BCIT
Employers can post jobs and review student's resumes. Students can post resumes and browse job listings, 24 hours a day.
Electronic Law Library
A service of the Legal Resource Centre of Legal Services Society designed to provide BC residents with access to legal information.
Electronic Maps from the Perry Castaneda Library
Free access to world, country, city and historical maps. Check out the Electronic Cartographic Reference Resources for useful overviews of GPS, geodetic systems, map projections and map scales.
A source for finding engineering, science, and other high-tech jobs. Has a U.S. focus but includes international recruitment.
Fast and comprehensive results.
Searches for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers and other scholarly sources.
gov info, maps, data : Foreign Governments
Internet resources from various countries including information on economics and governmental agencies compiled by Northwestern University Library.
gov info, maps, data : International Governmental Orgainzations
Links to International organizations compiled by the Northwestern University Library, Illinois.
GPO Access : Official Federal Government Information
Access to resources of the United States Government Printing Office.
Green Collar Blog : news and resources on green collar jobs
Job boards, job fairs, training and education, and associations.
Guide to Internet Job Searching
E-book that covers all facets of job searching on the Internet.
The IEEE or Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., a non-profit organization, is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
Improving your study skills : study smart, study less
Tips and strategies to help you be successful.
Indeed : one search, all jobs
A search engine which finds jobs from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
Access to programs, initiatives and online services provided by the Department.
International Organizations and Related Information
Compiled by the University of Michigan Library, this site provides an index to international agencies and information.
ISO - International Organization for Standardization
ISO publishes world standards. Many technologies and industries are covered.
ISO 27000 Directory : ISO 27001 and ISO 27002
ISO 27000 series of standards have been specifically reserved by ISO for information security matters. This also aligns with a number of other topics, including ISO 9000 (quality management) and ISO 14000 (environmental management).
ISO 9000 2000 in plain English
Translates 17 ISO quality standards into plain English.
ISO Quality Forums
These forums are designed to facilitate the free exchange of information with respect to ISO standards.
ISO Standards Glossary
This glossary of international standards is designed to provide a ready reference for those seeking the title of international standards.
ITA : Industry Training Authority
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) is a provincial government agency, which became operative in early 2004, with legislated responsibility to govern and develop the industry training system in B.C.
JobStar Central - guide to resumes
Samples and templates for resumes and cover letters.
A division of the Open Learning Agency and BC's Public Education Television Service that offers schedule and program information for tele-courses with a searchable index.
Laborsta Internet : International Labour Office
Data and metadata for over 200 countries or territories on labour statistics.
LEGISinfo: Library of Parliament
The essential research tool for finding information on legislation currently before Parliament.
Canada's version of the Monster Board job list. Post resumes, get help on composing resumes, and search for jobs.
MultiMediator - Canada's Multimedia Guide
Posts jobs for programmers, technical writers, and Web designers. The Developer's Directory lists 600 Canadian multmedia companies with contact information.
National Occupational Classification (NOC)
Describes duties, skills, interests, aptitudes, education requirements and working settings for occupations in the Canadian labour market.
NationJob : Engineering and Manufacturing Jobs Page
A huge site with lots of listings and some special search features. American postings. Canadian American and international job listings and career tools.
An employment portal targeted specifically to the contract and temporary employment markets. It includes Canadian as well as U.S. listings.
NSSN : Search engine for standards
A search engine that provides users with standards-related information from a wide range of developers, including ANSI and other U.S. private sector standards bodies, government agencies and international organizations.
OFFSTATS : Official Statistics on the Web
Search by country, region or topic.
An alliance of eight large, internationally recognized post-secondary institutions committed to producing career-ready graduates.
Rostie : Job Seekers
The Rostie & Associates site lists professional positions in both Canada and the US
Ryerson University : Distance Education
Online courses and certificates.
A searchable database for finding information and links to Canadian colleges and universities, as well as the provincial application centres.
A federated search that brings science resources together in one place.
Select a test and benchmark your skills.
Standards Council of Canada
The SCC coordinates the development of standards in Canada. The site has a searchable database of Canadian, foreign and international standards.
State and Local Government on the Net
Links to the fifty states, many counties, cities and several other categories.
Statistical Profile of Canadian Communities
Search by community name and zoom in for details.
The official source for Canadian social and economic statistics and products.
Statistics Canada - Analytical Studies Portal
Studies and research papers that cover a wide range of topics dedicated to helping Canadians know more about their social, commercial, financial and economic situation.
T-Net British Columbia list employment opportunities in the e-commerce field.
The Job Hunter's Bible
Official site for the book "What Color is your Parachute?".
The mature student's study guide
Essential skills for those returing to education or distance learning.
The World Bank : Data and Statistics
National and international statistics.
The WWW Virtual Library
Large and fairly comprehensive list of starting point resources compiled by volunteer experts.
UNdata : a world of information
Statistical database with time series for countries and topics.
UNDATA : Monthly Bulletin of Statistics
Current economic statistics for most countries of the world>
United States Department of Labor : Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor.
University of Calgary Virtual Law Library
A collection of legal resources.
US Census Bureau
The United States Census Bureau is the American government agency which collects social, demographic, and economic statistics.
A knowledge engines that computes answers to queries rather than returning lists of web pages.
WorkApedia.ca : Lead, Learn, Grow
A career development site providing links to information on job prospect as well as career planning.
Set up by the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work this site is an online employment resource centre for people with disabilities.
Worksafe BC : Publications
Newsletters, reports and guides; OHS regulations; standards; and WHMIS information.
WorkSafe BC Publications : WCB Standards
Includes current and retired standards.