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West Vancouver

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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


Metro Vancouver

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University Endowment Lands

the Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia, Canada image_map1 mapsize1 map_caption1 image_dot_map dot_mapsize dot_map_caption dot_x dot_y subdivision_type Country subdivision_name Canada subdivision_type1 Province subdivision_name1 British Columbia subdivision_type2 Regional District (List of British Columbia Regional Districts) subdivision_name2

Greater Vancouver (Greater Vancouver Regional District) subdivision_type3 subdivision_name3 subdivision_type4 subdivision_name4 government_footnotes government_type leader_title MP (Members of the Canadian House of Commons) leader_name Joyce Murray leader_title1 MLA (Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) leader_name1 David Eby leader_title2 leader_name2


Vancouver, Washington

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Names Information System GNIS feature ID blank1_info 1531916 website City of Vancouver footnotes


Vancouver

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image_shield Coat of arms of Vancouver.png shield_size image_blank_emblem Vancouverlogo.svg citylogo_size image_map GVRDVancouver.svg mapsize map_caption Location of Vancouver within Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada image_map1 mapsize1 map_caption1 image_dot_map dot_mapsize dot_map_caption dot_x dot_y


Greater Vancouver

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subdivision_name4 Vancouver leader_title Senators (Senate of Canada) leader_name


Downtown Eastside

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Country subdivision_name subdivision_type2 City subdivision_name2 Vancouver government_footnotes government_type leader_title leader_name leader_title1 leader_name1 established_title !-- Settled

;!-- Area postal codes & others -------- postal_code_type postal_code area_code website footnotes The '''Downtown Eastside''' (DTES) is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is erroneously http: www.vancouversun.com news Vancouver+myth+busters 4523360 story.html known as "Canada's


Burnaby

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to the east of Vancouver. It is the third-largest city (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population) in British Columbia by population, surpassed only by nearby Surrey (Surrey, British Columbia) and Vancouver. It was incorporated in 1892 and achieved City status in 1992, one hundred years after incorporation. It is the seat of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver)'s government, the board of which calls itself Metro Vancouver. History

it Burnaby Lake. In the first 30 to 40 years after its incorporation, the growth of Burnaby was influenced by its location between expanding urban centres of Vancouver and New Westminster. It first served as a rural agricultural area supplying nearby markets. Later, it served as an important transportation corridor between Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the Interior (British Columbia Interior) and continues to do so. As Vancouver expanded and became a metropolis, it was one


Port Moody

of British Columbia Regional District subdivision_name2 Metro Vancouver subdivision_type3 subdivision_name3 subdivision_type4 subdivision_name4 government_footnotes government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name Mike Clay leader_title1 Governing Body (Local government) leader_name1 Port Moody City Council leader_title2 Councillors leader_name2 Zoƫ Royer br

portmoody.ca footnotes '''Port Moody''' is a city in Metro Vancouver, enveloping the east end of Burrard Inlet in British Columbia, Canada. Port Moody is the smallest of the Tri-Cities (Tri-Cities (British Columbia)), bordered by Coquitlam on the east and south, and Burnaby on the west. The villages of Belcarra (Belcarra, British Columbia) and Anmore (Anmore, British Columbia), along with the rugged Coast Mountains, lie to the northwest and north

spike driven at Craigellachie on November 7, 1885 and a train arriving at Port Moody the next day. The first scheduled passenger transcontinental train arrived on July 4, 1886, a date which is still celebrated during Golden Spike Days. Real estate prices soared, but soon fell flat when a branch line was built to Vancouver in 1887. While many people lost a great deal of money and moved on, others, including real estate tycoon and ship captain, James A. Clarke, and several lumber mills


Bowen Island

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;!-- Infobox ends -- '''Bowen Island''', British Columbia, is an island municipality in Howe Sound, is part of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, and is an island included within the jurisdiction of the Islands Trust. http: www.islandstrust.bc.ca index.cfm Approximately 6 km wide by 12 km long, the island at its closest point is about 3 km west of the mainland. There is regular ferry (BC Ferries) service from


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