West Vancouver

What is West Vancouver known for?


radio career

, Scotland when Young was a toddler, and to West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada when he was six years old. Young came to love radio when bedridden as a child because of severe asthma. Near the start of his radio career, during World War II, Young attempted to enlist in first the Royal Canadian Navy, then the Canadian Army, but was rejected by both due to his poor health. YouTube - Alan Young - Archive


vancouver

image_flag West Vancouver flag.png flag_size image_seal seal_size image_shield Coat_of_arms_of_West_Vancouver.png image_caption Traditional District of West Vancouver Coat of Arms shield_size city_logo citylogo_size image_map GVRD West Vancouver.svg mapsize 220px map_caption Location of West Vancouver in Metro Vancouver

subdivision_name1 subdivision_type2 Region (Regions of Canada#British Columbia) subdivision_name2 Lower Mainland subdivision_type3 Regional district (Regional districts of British Columbia) subdivision_name3 Metro Vancouver government_footnotes government_type leader_title Governing body leader_name West Vancouver District Council leader_title1


programs+run

Bowen Island Community School. High school students living in Bowen Island (grades 8 to 12) travel to West Vancouver to attend West Vancouver Secondary School, Sentinel Secondary School, or Rockridge (Rockridge Secondary School). Other education options are Daycare and Preschool programs run by the Bowen Children's Centre a private Montessori preschool and the Island Pacific School, an international baccalaureate middle school for grades 6 through 9. Some students also travel to West Vancouver to attend French Immersion at Ecole Pauline Johnson. There is a public supported home learning program The Learning Centre and a growing number of families also unschool. Best Buy Canada has continued to operate Future Shop as a separate division, with most locations under their original name. Future Shop stores are still being added, most recently in South Edmonton Common in Edmonton, Alberta. The company has also begun renovating some of its stores to focus more on product specialty areas, to separate video games into their own department, and to create a central "hub" featuring employees specializing in connecting different devices together. The first such renovated Future Shop store opened in August 2008 at Park Royal Shopping Centre in West Vancouver, British Columbia. thumb The new style of Future Shop store in Moncton (Image:FutureShopMoncton.JPG) *The District of North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia (district municipality)) (82,310 residents – 2001 Census) While the City and District are separate entities, each with its own mayor, council, and operations departments, they share several core services such as the North Vancouver School District, North Vancouver School District. 2008 the North Vancouver Recreation Commission and the North Vancouver detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. These two municipalities, along with the district of West Vancouver are commonly referred to as the North Shore (North Shore (Greater Vancouver)). thumb 130px right Pacific Great Eastern Railway logo (File:Pacific Great Eastern Railway drumhead.png) Starting in 1949, the Pacific Great Eastern began to expand. Track was laid north of Quesnel to a junction with the Canadian National Railways at Prince George. That line opened on November 1, 1952. Between 1953 and 1956 the PGE constructed a line between Squamish and North Vancouver. The PGE used their former right-of-way between North Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay, to the dismay of some residents of West Vancouver who, mistakenly believing the line was abandoned, had encroached on it. The line opened on August 27, 1956. By 1958 the PGE had reached north from Prince George to Fort St. John (Fort St. John, British Columbia) and Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek, British Columbia). thumb 180px left A 1964 PGE passenger train (File:PGE timetable.JPG) timetable cover; Peace River at Taylor. *In Australia, the term "navvy" is still applied to railway workers. ''The Navvy''. Hempsted, N.C. Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin (Australian Railway History), February, 1998 pp 61-63 Some areas of the country, particularly towns and cities along the sugarcane belt of the state of Queensland, still employ teams of navvies on a permanent basis to lay and maintain the state's narrow-gauge cane-train tracks. Whereas Council workers who work on general civic projects advise of their worksites with fluorescent orange "Workers Ahead" signage, navvies use pale blue "Navvies at Work" signs. *In British Columbia, "navvy jack" is a common term in construction and landscaping trades and in their respective supply stores for 1 2", 3 4" crushed rock and sand to be mixed with Portland cement to make concrete. Wikipedia:West Vancouver Commons:Category:West Vancouver, British Columbia Dmoz:Regional North_America Canada British_Columbia Localities W West_Vancouver


926

Depot, Old Navy, Whole Foods. Eat * *

exit 10 on the Trans-Canada highway en-route to Whistler. * *

address 2229 Folkestone Way lat long directions Exit #10 off Hwy #1 in West Vancouver phone +1 604-926-3212 tollfree fax hours price Mains $25-$35, appetizers $8-$15 (the restaurant will also offer periodic specials where you can get a three course dinner for $30-$35, it's usually advertised in local papers) content Set on a hill overlooking the entrance to Vancouver harbour, you can enjoy both your food and your view while you eat. Salmon (in various styles


main field

. It is one of the three public high schools in West Vancouver. WVSS is noted Wikipedia:West Vancouver Commons:Category:West Vancouver, British Columbia Dmoz:Regional North_America Canada British_Columbia Localities W West_Vancouver


green+member

of Parliament from the West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country electoral district (Electoral district (Canada)). Wilson left the Liberals in 2007 and joined the Green Party (Green Party of Canada) in 2008, becoming the first Green Member of Parliament. The re-election in 2008 (Canadian federal election, 2008) saw a rematch between Weston and Wilson. This time Weston emerged as the victor, carrying nearly triple the vote of his incumbent opponent to handily return the riding


early music

as a flexible black box studio theatre with seating up to 216 . The studio theatre was finished in February 2006. The first show in the theatre by WVSS was a very small show while the main theatre was still under construction. Kay's health was going downhill and so they created a small show just for her. The Kay Meek Centre hosts performances from The Vancouver Recital Society, Early Music Vancouver, and The Arts Club Theatre Company as well as local community organizations like Theatre West Vancouver. The 5th Marquess was ranked 279th in the Sunday Times Rich List 2004, with an estimated wealth of £143m. His indirect wealth includes a sizeable interest in property in West Vancouver, Canada, via British Pacific Properties Ltd (British Properties). Opened in 1949, the first shopping mall in Canada is the Norgate shopping centre in Saint-Laurent (Saint-Laurent, Quebec), Montreal, Quebec, which is a strip mall. The first enclosed shopping mall is the Park Royal Shopping Centre in West Vancouver, British Columbia, which opened a year later, in 1950. '''Sentinel Secondary School''' is a secondary school located in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is one of three public secondary schools in the West Vancouver district (SD #45). The school has a grass field, two baseball diamonds, three street hockey courts, and three tennis courts. The main field is used for all sports, such as soccer, football (Canadian football), and rugby (rugby football). name WVSchools city West Vancouver and Bowen Island secondary_schools He did not play in the 2009-10 NHL season, training extensively to make an NHL comeback, while living in West Vancouver. After being invited to the Canucks' 2010 training camp on a tryout basis, he was signed to a one-year, two-way, contract worth $600,000 on October, 7, 2011. After 16 games, however, he was put on waivers (waivers (NHL)) by Vancouver in November 2010. Unwilling to play in the minors, the club put him on waivers a second time in order to release him. Schaefer's agent said both sides were amicable in the departure, agreeing to simply terminate the contract. Wikipedia:West Vancouver Commons:Category:West Vancouver, British Columbia Dmoz:Regional North_America Canada British_Columbia Localities W West_Vancouver


professional+science

professions in West Vancouver are professional science and technical services; retail trade; health care; finance and insurance; and educational services. A large portion of the population is involved in senior management in comparison with the rest of the province. ''2001 Census Profile of British Columbia's Regions'', ''West Vancouver DM'' BC Stats (subscription service) Religions * No religion 29.3% * Anglican 17.5% * United Church


scenic views

for its parks such as Cypress Provincial Park, which offers scenic views of Howe Sound and the Metro Vancouver area. Whytecliff Park and Lighthouse Park, near the community of Horseshoe Bay (Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver), at the continental terminus of the Trans-Canada Highway. All of West Vancouver is situated on the side of the Coast Mountains. Because of this position, most homes in West Vancouver have views of Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, and or Howe Sound


national annual

Coastal Health Authority , which also covers the City of Vancouver, District of West Vancouver, City of North Vancouver, and District of North Vancouver as well as coastal regions of British Columbia. The only hospital in Richmond is Richmond Hospital, located on the southeast corner of Westminster Highway and Gilbert Road. The city is known internationally as the headquarters of the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society, and also as the city where the National Annual Hemochromatosis

West Vancouver

'''West Vancouver''' is a district municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada. A member municipality of Metro Vancouver, the governing body of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the municipality is northwest of the city of Vancouver on the northern side of English Bay (English Bay (Vancouver)) and the southeast shore of Howe Sound, and is adjoined by the District of North Vancouver (North Vancouver (district municipality)) to its east. Together with the District of North Vancouver (North Vancouver (district municipality)) and City of North Vancouver (North Vancouver (city)), it is part of a local regional grouping referred to as the North Shore municipalities (North Shore (Greater Vancouver)), or simply "the North Shore".

West Vancouver has a population of 42,694 (2011 census). Cypress Provincial Park, mostly located within the municipal boundaries, was one of the venues for the 2010 Winter Olympics. West Vancouver was also named a Cultural Capital of Canada for 2006. Minister Frulla Announces Cultural Capitals of Canada for 2006 West Vancouver is also home of Canada's first shopping mall, Park Royal Shopping Centre, "West Vancouver", Kerry McPhedran, ''The Vancouver Book'' and also of the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, one of the main connecting points between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island.

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