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(1) As used by the U.S.Census Bureau,the term refers to all areas that are urban.Since the 2000 census,that includes urban clusters and urbanized areas.An urban cluster is a densely settled territory with more than 2,500 people but less than 50,000.An urbanized area is one “consisting of a central place(s) and adjacent territory with a general population density of at least 1,000 people per square mile of land area that together have a minimum residential population of at least 50,000 people.”(2) The Census Bureau's definition of “urban area”has changed several times in the past. If researching a particular subject that uses the term,it may be important to find the definition in effect at the time the book or article was written. (3) In popular speech,any densely populated area of a city or town.

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The Frontier Centre for Public Policy's newest proposal "is a call for Indigenous leaders to engage with community and the government" on discussions for relocating "non-viable" First Nations communities closer to urban centres.
Meanwhile, the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal median income from employment sources also closed in most of the urban centres. While the number of Aboriginal people making $40,000 or more rose nearly four-fold, there was even large growth among those employed and earning less than $15,000.
The two subsequent deadlines are: December 31, 2000 when urban centres of more than 15,000 population equivalents that discharge into water areas which are less sensitive should provide for collection and secondary (that is, biological) treatment.
The ERCB based its decision on its finding that Eden Valley was not defined as an urban centre under ERCB regulations.
The Contemporary Urban Centre will include ground floor and basement cafes, a retail market, pub and an industrial bar/club.
EXHIBITIONS Beyond The Boundary, International Slavery Museum, until February 13; Hitched: Wedding Clothes and Costumes, Sudley House, until spring, 2011; Old Master Drawings, Lady Lever Gallery, until May 2; Underwater, The Bluecoat, until February 13; Nam June Paik, Tate Liverpool and FACT, until March 13: Doug Jones: Lares et Panates, Ceri Hand, above, until March 19; Closing Time, Milk and Sugar, until February 10; Lustre, Cornerstone Gallery, until February 18; 13 by Seven, Contemporary Urban Centre, until February 16; Response 0.1, Contemporary Urban Centre, until February 6.
EXHIBITIONS A Closer Look - Stephen Collett, Dot-Art, until March 11; Astrid Kirchherr - A Retrospective, Victoria Gallery and Museum, until January 29; Beyond The Boundary, International Slavery Museum, until February 13; Hitched: Wedding Clothes and Costumes, Sudley House, until spring, 2011; Old Master Drawings, Lady Lever Gallery, until May 2; Underwater, The Bluecoat, until February 13; Nam June Paik, Tate Liverpool and FACT, until March 13: Doug Jones: Lares et Panates, Ceri Hand, until March 19; Thrive Not Just Survive, The Bluecoat, until January 22; Closing Time, Milk and Sugar, above, until February 10; Lustre, Cornerstone Gallery, until February 18; 13 by Seven, Contemporary Urban Centre, until February 16; Response 0.1, Contemporary Urban Centre, until February 6.
EXHIBITIONS Astrid Kirchherr - A Retrospective, Victoria Gallery and Museum, until January 29; Beyond The Boundary, International Slavery Museum, until February 13; Hitched: Wedding Clothes and Costumes, Sudley House, until spring, 2011; Old Master Drawings, Lady Lever Gallery, until May 2; Underwater, The Bluecoat, until February 13; Nam June Paik, Tate Liverpool and FACT, until March 13: Doug Jones: Lares et Panates, Ceri Hand, until March 19; Thrive Not Just Survive, The Bluecoat, until January 22; Closing Time, Milk and Sugar, above, until February 10; Lustre, Cornerstone Gallery, until February 18; 13 by Seven, Contemporary Urban Centre, until February 16; Response 0.1, Contemporary Urban Centre, until February 6.
Now, as the city comes to terms with the new economy, its centre is being revitalized, and the Millennium Point project at Digbeth, on the eastern side of the urban centre, is intended to help energize the process.
The scheme, designed by 2020 Liverpool, is aimed at improving access to the Baltic Triangle, which is already home to the Contemporary Urban Centre and the new Elevator Studio complex.
Film Workshops is holding a series of training sessions at the Novas Contemporary Urban Centre to introduce filmmakers to high-definition (HD) digital camera technology.

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