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, as had previously been done in Vancouver and Calgary. - 1886 Vancouver British Columbia Canada Named after English explorer George Vancouver - Club career Moving to Vancouver at the age of 10, Miller began his professional playing career as an 18 year old, joining the Toronto Blizzard (Toronto Blizzard (NASL)) of the NASL (North American Soccer League (1968-1984)) in 1982. WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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name "Doreen" Doreen M. Herman. Vladimir Kulich Mini-Bio. Retrieved on July 13, 2007 over the course of the next ten years. In time, it was this venture that helped to reopen another important door. In Vancouver, the acting industry was gaining momentum. Some had even dubbed the city “Hollywood North” because of the burgeoning number of television and film

unique community

a collection of commercial and residential areas mostly made up of single-family residences, as well as the unique community of Southlands, populated by upscale mansions and horse farms and known as a pocket of country living within a few minutes of downtown Vancouver. It is also the home territory of the Musqueam Indian Band. number location London, New York, Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, Berlin, Brussels and Budapest language

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Media . It was the largest owner of radio stations in Canada until 2007 (2007 in radio), when Astral Media acquired Standard Radio from Standard Broadcasting (now Slaight Communications). '''Constance (Connie) Fogal''' (born 1940) is the former leader of the Canadian Action Party. A lawyer and former teacher, Fogal lives in Vancouver, British Columbia where her late husband Harry Rankin was a long time progressive city councillor

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with Berger's retirement in 1981. He sold the team to Nelson Skalbania, a Vancouver businessman. The flamboyant Skalbania set about signing two first-round picks from the 1981 National Football League draft plus NFL name players such as Vince Ferragamo, James Scott (James Scott (American football)), David Overstreet, Keith Gary and Billy "White Shoes" Johnson (Billy Johnson (American football)). Even with all that talent, the Alouettes suffered on the field

, finishing with a dismal 3–13 record while attendance plummeted to under 20,000 per game. However, the East was so weak that year that year (Hamilton was the only team to finish with a winning record) that they actually made the playoffs. They made a fairly good showing against the Rough Riders before losing 20-16. terminus_b St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador cities Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan), Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Charlottetown, Fredericton, Moncton, St. John's (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) established 30 July 1962 WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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; Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver, British Columbia 20,000–30,000 thumb right alt Steaming pool of water surrounded by a group of rocks. A volcanic hot spring near Meager Creek (Image:Meager hot spring.jpg) related to volcanism at Mount Meager. This hot spring lies in one

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examining technologies, operating feasibility, ridership, capital and operating cost, traffic impacts and development potential in three corridors including the Richmond-Vancouver corridor. These studies were prepared as input into BC Transit's 10-Year Development Plan. These studies did not include a spur line to the Vancouver International Airport Summary of Intermediate Capacity Transit System Studies, 10 year Development Plan 1995-2006, preface * In 1995, BC Transit (a crown corporation responsible for public transit) expressed desire to create a special service of either Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) or Automated Rapid Transit (ART) service connecting the cities of Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia), Vancouver, and the Vancouver International Airport in one of the transit improvement plans. ** Underground rights-of-way were reserved at the Concord Pacific development close to the Cambie bridge. '''Waterfront Station''' is a major intermodal (Intermodal passenger transport) public transportation facility and the main transit terminus in Downtown (Downtown Vancouver) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. *Alex Fraser Bridge ~ Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) - Delta (Delta, British Columbia) *Arthur Laing Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Burrard Street Bridge ~ Vancouver *Hudson's Hope Suspension Bridge - Hudson's Hope, British Columbia *Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing ~ Vancouver - North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia (district municipality)) *Knight Street Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing ~ Vancouver - North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia (district municipality)) *Knight Street Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Lions' Gate Bridge ~ Vancouver - West Vancouver *Knight Street Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Lions' Gate Bridge ~ Vancouver - West Vancouver *Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge ~ North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia (district municipality)) *No. 2 Road Bridge ~ Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *North Arm Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Oak Street Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *North Arm Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Oak Street Bridge ~ Vancouver - Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Okanagan Lake Bridge (permanently closed 2008) ~ Kelowna *Sea Island Bridge ~ Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) *Second Narrows Bridge ~ Vancouver - North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia (district municipality)) *Skybridge (Skybridge (Vancouver)) ~ New Westminster - Surrey (Surrey, British Columbia) Following port visits to Hong Kong from 6 to 12 January and Bangkok from 29 January to 4 February 1977, ''Towers'' engaged in a coordinated ASW exercise, "Sharkhunt XX", with the Taiwanese Navy from 22 to 25 February. She returned to San Diego on 21 March to complete a seven-month, three-week deployment. Post-deployment operations off the west coast were highlighted by a port visit to Vancouver, British Columbia, from 9 to 17 July for the annual sea festival. ''Towers''' last significant operations at sea for the year occurred during the period 12 to 16 September when she conducted naval gunfire support exercises on the range at San Clemente Island. On 23 September, the guided missile destroyer commenced a four-month availability at San Diego which took her into the new year. ** Mission (Mission, British Columbia), Following the Great Flood of 1894, which devastated the Lower Mainland and the original downtown of Mission City, Chinese merchants and residents took over the town's original downtown on Horne Avenue, flourishing until destroyed by fire in the 1920s. http: From public display at the Mission Museum ** Vancouver - Historic Chinatown, focussedd on Pender, Keefer, Gore and Main Streets (Chinatown, Vancouver) *Historical Chinatowns elsewhere in BC. Born in 1961 in Shanghai, she now lives in Vancouver and is the mother of two children. She obtained a degree in French language and literature from Fudan University (复旦大学) in 1983 and worked as a translator and interpreter before moving to Montreal in 1989. She later lived in Magog, Quebec before moving to Vancouver in 2003. Development and spin-off series The ''Need for Speed'' series was originally developed by Distinctive Software, a video game studio based in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to Electronic Arts' purchase of the company in 1991 (1991 in video gaming), it had already created popular racing games such as ''Stunts (Stunts (video game))'' and ''Test Drive II: The Duel (Test Drive (video game))''. After the purchase was made, the company was renamed Electronic Arts (EA) Canada (EA Canada). The company capitalized on its experience in the domain when it began developing the ''Need for Speed'' series in late 1992 (1992 in video gaming). WikiPedia:Vancouver dmoz:Regional North America Canada British Columbia Localities V Vancouver Commons:Category:Vancouver

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appeared in several movies such as ''100 Girls'', ''Wrong Turn'', ''On the Line (On the Line (film))'', and ''In the Mix (In the Mix (film))''. She starred opposite Cameron Douglas in the movie ''National Lampoon's Adam & Eve'' and played the character of Eve. One of her more significant parts was in the film ''You Don't Mess with the Zohan'', where she played a Palestinian immigrant living in New York, who is the star's (Adam Sandler) love interest. In 2004, the Briefs went on a European tour without Lance Romance, who stayed behind to get his GED (General Educational Development). In his place went bassist Steve Kicks of Vancouver, British Columbia's band, New Town Animals. Lance rejoined the line-up for the 2004 release party of Sex Objects, but retired from the band in 2005. Kicks has since become a permanent addition and was a full member for the follow-up, Steal Yer Heart. Other successes Janda has competed in three Winter Olympics, earning his best finish of seventh in the team large hill event at Vancouver in 2010 (2010 Winter Olympics) while his best individual finish was 13th in the individual normal hill event at Turin four years earlier. Released June 3, 2005 ''(Ireland)'' June 6, 2005 ''(Europe)'' June 7, 2005 ''(North America)'' Recorded 2004 – 2005 The Warehouse Studio, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Vancouver); Supersonic Studios, Miami, FL, USA (Miami, Florida); O'Henry Sound Studios, Burbank, CA, US (Burbank, California), and Compass Point Studios, Nassau (Nassau, Bahamas), (2005), Mixed by Gustavo Celis at Compass Point Studios, Nassau (Nassau, Bahamas). Genre Latin (Latin music), pop (pop music), alternative (alternative music), world (world music), rock (rock music) defunct 1993 location Vancouver, British Columbia industry Retail History Charles Woodward (Charles Woodward (Canadian businessman)) established the first Woodward store at the corner of Main (Main Street (Vancouver)) and Georgia Streets in Vancouver in 1892. On September 12, 1902, Woodward Department Stores Ltd. was incorporated, and a new store was built in Vancouver on the corner of Hastings (Hastings Street (Vancouver)) and Abbott Streets. In 1926, a store was opened in Edmonton, and by the late 1940s, the company began to open numerous stores in both provinces. Facing financial difficulties, Woodward's was sold to the Hudson's Bay Company in 1993. url http: actorsdef ewanuick_fred.html accessdate 2009-02-06 He subsequently trained for four years with acting coach Shea Hampton, with whom he continues to study in Vancouver, British Columbia, also where he resides. 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.

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