What is Vancouver known for?

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''Chicago Sun-Times'' as Canada won the gold medal over the United States 3-2 in overtime on February 28, 2010. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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Langtry in Chicago and painted the portraits of the American actress Cora Brown-Potter (Mrs Brown-Potter) as 'Juliet', and the actor Harold Kyrle Bellew as 'Antonio'. With the money he had made in America, Landor then went to Vancouver where, aged 27 in 1889, he embarked for Yokohama. * The songs "Tested", "Dream of Unity" and "It's Reciprocal" are previously unreleased studio tracks. * The live songs were recorded in Berlin (Germany), Rome


and Fury: Reliving Vancouver's punk explosion publisher CBC News date 15 April 2005 url http: arts music soundandfury.html accessdate 23 January 2007 WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

military culture

: books?id z1OcatV808wC&lpg PA111&dq Cultural%20mosaic%20Canada&pg PA111#v onepage&q&f true pages 111–115 title Understanding military culture: a Canadian perspective first Allan last Douglas publisher McGill-Queen's University Press year 2004 isbn 0773526641 accessdate January 16, 2011

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which includes commentaries, deleted scenes, and documentaries. A campus of the Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology (Niagara College) is located near the city's east end. Niagara College is the only fully licensed teaching winery in Canada. The "Niagara College Teaching Winery" (or NCT for short) has created award winning wines

speed events

making a bid for these games before Vancouver was chosen to hold the 2010 Olympic Winter Games *''' Reno (Reno, Nevada)''' and '''Lake Tahoe, United States of America''' - No backing by the United States Olympic Committee Early life Neil was born in the Nairobi, Kenya. Then, he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2009 (2009 Alpine Skiing World Cup), Guay achieved ten top-10 finishes in World Cup speed events but reached only one podium, a third

. Finally, in 2010 (2010 Alpine Skiing World Cup), after starting the season the same way, Guay broke through after two fifth-place finishes in the speed events at the 2010 Olympics (Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics) in Vancouver. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

nature making

in a Difficult First Half for 2009 publisher Port Metro Vancouver date 31 July 2009 accessdate 9 June 2011 WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

genre series

of the families lived in a different Canadian city; the series had production units in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax (City of Halifax). birth_date birth_place Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada death_date Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Bennett has acted in various genre series including ''Eureka (Eureka (TV series))'', '' Stargate Atlantis

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Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) and Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historic)) candidates, but once elected, he joined the Liberal caucus. He was re-elected in the 1904 (Canadian federal election, 1904) and 1908 elections (Canadian federal election, 1908) as a Liberal. He was defeated in the 1911 election (Canadian federal election, 1911). Smith subsequently returned to provincial politics and, returned to the provincial legislature in the 1916 provincial election (British Columbia general election, 1916) that brought the British Columbia Liberal Party to power. Writing and production ''Siren Song of the Counter Culture'' was recorded in 2004 at Plumper Mountain Sound in Gibsons (Gibsons, British Columbia), British Columbia and The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver with producer Garth Richardson. Art by Clayton Henry (Image:Sasquatchaf.png). -- '''Dr. Walter Langkowski''' is a member of Alpha Flight, a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada of Polish (Polish Canadians) origin and a renowned physicist, and a professor of both physics and biophysics at McGill University. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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Pender in full swing. The history section, like the History of Vancouver article, also needs major work.Skookum1 (User:Skookum1) (talk (User talk:Skookum1)) 19:55, 22 January 2011 (UTC) Currie rented a two bedroom flat off Melrose Avenue, where he lived for two years with roommate Brad Pitt. He worked for a while as a Ronald McDonald clown before moving on to roles on television and film, including two roles on ''Beverly Hills, 90210'', playing both Bobby Walsh, Brandon's


leader_title3 MPs (Members of the Canadian House of Commons) (Fed.) leader_name3 title '''List of MPs''' frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Don Davies (New Democrat (New Democratic Party (Canada))) 2 Libby Davies (New Democrat (New Democratic Party (Canada))) 3 Hedy Fry (Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada)) 4 Joyce Murray (Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada)) 5 Wai Young (Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada)) leader_title4 MLAs (Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) (Prov.) leader_name4 title '''List of MLAs''' frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Spencer Chandra Herbert (NDP (British Columbia New Democratic Party)) 2 David Eby (NDP (British Columbia New Democratic Party)) 3 Adrian Dix (NDP (British Columbia New Democratic Party)) 4 Mable Elmore (NDP (British Columbia New Democratic Party)) 5 Andrew Wilkinson (BC Lib (British Columbia Liberal Party)) 6 George Heyman (BC Lib (British Columbia Liberal Party)) 7 Jenny Kwan (NDP (British Columbia New Democratic Party)) 8 Sam Sullivan (BC Lib (British Columbia Liberal Party)) 9 Suzanne Anton (BC Lib (British Columbia Liberal Party)) 10 Shane Simpson (NDP (British Columbia New Democratic Party)) 11 Moira Stilwell (BC Lib (British Columbia Liberal Party)) established_title Incorporated established_date 6 April 1886 named_for Captain George Vancouver established_title2 established_date2 established_title3 established_date3 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_km2 114.97 area_land_km2 area_water_km2 area_total_sq_mi area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 2878.52 area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of 2011 (Canada 2011 Census) population_footnotes population_note population_total 603,502 (8th (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_density_km2 5249 population_density_sq_mi population_metro 2,313,328 (3rd (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban 2135201 population_density_urban_km2 population_density_urban_sq_mi population_demonym Vancouverite blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 109.8 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 44,337 timezone PST (Pacific Standard Time Zone) utc_offset −8 timezone_DST PDT utc_offset_DST −7 latd 49 latm 15 lats latNS N longd 123 longm 6 longs longEW W elevation_footnotes elevation_m 0-152 elevation_ft 0-501 postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code V5K to V6Z area_code 604 (Area code 604), 778 (Area code 778), 236 (Area code 236) blank_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank_info 092G03 blank1_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank1_info JBRIK website City of Vancouver footnotes

'''Vancouver''' ( ; Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish language): ''K'emk'emelay''), title Knowing Coves accessdate December 26, 2014 url http: post 68067156016 officially the '''City of Vancouver,''' is a coastal seaport city on the mainland (Lower Mainland) of British Columbia, Canada. The 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census) recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population) Canadian municipality. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada) in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically (Ethnic groups in Canada) and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. Vancouver is classed as a Beta global city (global city). The City of Vancouver encompasses a land area of about 114 square kilometres, giving it a population density of about 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile). Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality, and the fourth most densely populated city over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City.

The original settlement, named Gastown, grew up on clearcuts on the west edge of the Hastings Mill logging sawmill's property, where a makeshift tavern had been set up on a plank between two stumps and the proprietor, Gassy Jack, persuaded the curious millworkers to build him a tavern, on July 1, 1867. From that first enterprise, other stores and some hotels quickly appeared along the waterfront to the west. Gastown became formally laid out as a registered townsite dubbed Granville, B.I. (Granville, British Columbia) ("B.I" standing for "Burrard Inlet"). As part of the land and political deal whereby the area of the townsite was made the railhead of the CPR, it was renamed "Vancouver" and incorporated shortly thereafter as a city, in 1886. By 1887, the transcontinental railway (Canadian Pacific Railway) was extended to the city to take advantage of its large natural seaport, which soon became a vital link in a trade route between the Orient, Eastern Canada, and Europe. As of 2009, Port Metro Vancouver is the busiest and largest port in Canada, and the most diversified port in North America. While forestry remains its largest industry, Vancouver is well known as an urban centre surrounded by nature, making tourism (Tourism in Canada) its second-largest industry. Major film production studios in Vancouver and Burnaby have turned Metro Vancouver into one of the largest film production (principal photography) centres in North America, earning it the film industry nickname, Hollywood North.

Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life, and the Economist Intelligence Unit acknowledged it as the first city to rank among the top-ten of the world's most liveable cities for five consecutive years. Vancouver has hosted many international conferences and events, including the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, UN Habitat I, Expo 86, and the World Police and Fire Games in 1989 and 2009. In 2014, following thirty years in California, Vancouver became the indefinite home of the annual TED (TED (conference)) conference. Canada will host the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, and several matches will be played in Vancouver, including the final at BC Place Stadium. The 2010 Winter Olympics and 2010 Winter Paralympics were held in Vancouver and nearby Whistler (Whistler, British Columbia), a resort community north of the city.

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