Originally purchased by Samuel Robins, the Superintendent of the Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company, the large piece of land was divided into 5-acre parcels.
Each of the prime farming plots were made available for miners at affordable prices, as a way for the families to provide for themselves whenever the coal market experienced a downturn.
C.-based dating website is one of two companies being sued by the parents of a dead U. soldier, who allege their son's photograph was used on online personal ads four years after he was killed in Iraq. The parents are seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
The parents' lawsuit, filed Monday in Dallas, alleges photos of their son, who was killed in Iraq in 2007, were used without their permission.
"We dealt with this matter a month ago," Bloudoff said in an email.
"In our opinion, this case should not have been filed." president Ruben Buell says his company did not create or place the ad.
"It upset me." Plenty of Fish Media spokesman Paul Bloudoff said the company didn't advertise online in the U. Even so, the ad has been blocked from the company's network, he said.Some of Nanaimo’s first pioneers farmed the rich soils found at the “Five Acre” farms, helping this area earn the reputation as the breadbasket of Nanaimo.Today, only a handful of these historic Harewood plots remain intact.For the last three years, two local non-profit organizations, Growing Opportunities and Nanaimo Foodshare have been working together to preserve the integrity of one such property: 933 Park Avenue.They have been using the property to demonstrate organic growing techniques, as well as an education centre, therapeutic space and source of local food.