What is Vancouver known for?

line part

Columbia , Canada school_tradition Continental Philosophy, Anarchism, Critical Theory, Post-colonialism, Post-structuralism, Queer Theory DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada DATE OF DEATH 300px thumb Looking east over Mitchell Island, as seen from the North Arm Bridge (Image:Mitchell Island shot from SkyTrain 3553.JPG) on the Canada Line (part of Greater Vancouver's SkyTrain system). Knight

quick quot

Fernandez was out with a leg injury. One week later, the same Lions line-up met Hamilton (Hamilton Tiger-Cats) at the Olympic Stadium (Olympic Stadium (Montreal)) in Montreal. 21 years of waiting ended with a 37–24 Grey Cup championship victory over the Tiger-Cats (Hamilton Tiger-Cats) in the 73rd Grey Cup. Quarterback Roy Dewalt won the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player award (Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player) on offence, while defensive end James "Quick" Parker took


WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

huge rock

here. Squamish is a world centre for rock climbing, with the 1500' bulk of the Stawamus Chief, a huge rock formation always busy with climbers, along with other formations overlooking downtown and the head of Howe Sound. In addition,the strong winds and flat waters at the upper end of Howe Sound have made Squamish a mecca for windsurfers, kite boarders and keelboat sailors. Near Squamish (Squamish, British Columbia) is Britannia Beach (Britannia Beach, British Columbia), the former

fiction series

in the United Kingdom on March 13, 2007, three months before its United States premiere. With ten seasons and 214 episodes, ''Stargate SG-1'' surpassed ''The X-Files'' in 2007 as the longest-running North American science fiction series on television, before being surpassed by ''Smallville'' in 2011 with 218 episodes in ten seasons. thumb ''Stargate SG-1'' was filmed at The Bridge Studios in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. (File:Bridge Studios.jpg) ''Stargate SG-1'' was filmed in and around

was a combined hotel and restaurant formerly owned by Herman Fisher of Germany. A long-time friend and private investigator, John Lacher of Munich, Germany often stayed at the Hotel and used the hotel as a safe house for women and children involved in domestic abuse cases. A third-season episode of the popular science fiction series ''The X-Files'' was set in Braddock Heights, but actually filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia. The episode titled "Wetwired" aired on May 3, 1996

British_Columbia Vancouver The_Chan_Centre_The_400_Center title Sightseeing with Google Satellite Maps - The 4400 Centre accessdate 2011-05-18 and Capilano Lake stands in for Highland Beach (Highland Beach (The 4400)). WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

support campaign

the majority of the organizing of the War Resisters Support Campaign takes place. His writings caused controversy when he was one of several gay and lesbian authors to have their books confiscated at the border by Canada Customs. Testimony regarding the literary merit of his novel ''I Once Had a Master'' helped a Vancouver LGBT bookstore, Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium, to partially win a case against Canada Customs in the Canadian Supreme Court in 2000. The Royal

studies programs

, including municipal, provincial, and federal politics. '''Langara College''' is a public degree-granting college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada which serves approximately 20,000 students annually through its university, career, and continuing studies programs. The college takes its name from the neighbourhood in which it is situated, which was named after Spanish Admiral Juan de Lángara. Image:LangaraCollege2007-small.jpg 250px right Langara

community opposition

if you can take advantage of the Onboard Check-in US Direct program. Get around Vancouver is one of the few major cities in North America without a freeway leading directly into the downtown core (freeway proposals in the 1960s and 1970s were defeated by community opposition). As a result, development has taken a different course than in most other major North American cities resulting in a relatively high use of transit and cycling, a dense, walkable core and a development model that is studied and emulated elsewhere. By public transit WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

taking silver

of Poland who was leading the overall World Cup standings coming into the race. Bjørgen won her second gold in the 2 x 7.5-kilometre on 19 February 2010. Bjørgen was also part of the 4 x 5 km relay team that won gold on 25 February 2010, finishing with enough time to cross the line with a large Norwegian flag given to her by a spectator near the finish, and jumping over the finish line. She closed out her trip in Vancouver by taking silver 0.3 seconds behind Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk

original theme

on an Original Theme''; the word "Enigma" appears over the first six bars of music, which led to the familiar version of the title. The enigma is that, although there are fourteen variations on the "original theme", there is another overarching theme, never identified by Elgar, which he said "runs through and over the whole set" but is never heard. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver


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.

Search by keywords:

Copyright (C) 2015-2017
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017