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Vancouver is A Rainforest
Vancouver ranks as the #2 rainiest city in the world, next to London. The measure used is “most days of rain per year,” as opposed to most rainfall in total, in which case cities in South America or South East Asia would win, as they get more rainfall in a…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Mar 09, 2015  
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Vancouver is A Rainforest
Vancouver ranks as the #2 rainiest city in the world, next to London. The measure used is “most days of rain per year,” as opposed to most rainfall in total, in which case cities in South America or South East Asia would win, as they get more rainfall in a…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Mar 08, 2015  
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Stanley Park at Vancouver
Vancouver’s beauty is multi-faceted, where most cities have one or two unique features that sets them apart, Vancouver boasts its position on the Pacific, with a backdrop of majestic Canadian mountains, lush green vegetation, tall trees, clean air, and Stanley Park. Stanley Park is a 1000 acre forest setting park,…
By:  in  Travel and Leisure  >  Outdoors   Mar 08, 2015  
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What Vancouver is Not
Many stereotypes come to mind when thinking of Vancouver. Environmentalism, healthy living, expensive real estate, trends, hockey, food, and culture, but there are some missing ingredients one might expect to find among this list that simply cannot be attributed to Vancouver. Few cities can match Vancouver’s culture of fitness and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2015  
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The Vancouver Canucks
At one time Vancouver’s hockey team, the Canucks, held the odious distinction of being the least successful professional sports franchise in history. This was gauged by the win/loss ratio, which for the Canucks, was horrible. Surprisingly, the Canucks had a very loyal fan base that learned to love them, despite…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Hockey   Mar 06, 2015  
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Green Vancouver
Vancouver was born green, its road layout shows that it was conceived as a lifestyle city. A perfect example of this is Highway #1, Canada’s longest highway. Vancouver is the only city in Canada that not only has stop lights on it, but diverts it away from the downtown core.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Mar 06, 2015  
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Vancouver Media
Vancouver is a city with a population of roughly 1 million people if you include the greater Vancouver suburbs. The downtown core has become less population dense the past few decades, relative to the total population, mainly because it’s a small geographical area surrounded by water, limiting the space available.…
By:  in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Social Media   Mar 05, 2015  
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Vancouver’s Movie Industry
Once dubbed “Hollywood North,” Vancouver’s movie industry has a long history and impressive resume of big budget movies, as well as TV series, local movies, and commercials. “The Bridge” studios in Burnaby is a first class venue for movie production companies and can accommodate multiple production teams simultaneously. Entire movies…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Movies TV   Mar 05, 2015  
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Vancouver’s World Class Food
There's a saying among Vancouver's 500,000 Chinese inhabitants, "Vancouver Chinese food is better than Hong Kong." Vancouver's Chinese community is based in Richmond, a large suburb whose population is predominantly Chinese. It's there you'll find Vancouver's best Chinese restaurants, but they aren't western style, they're authentic Chinese, such as Dim…
By:  in  Food and Drink  >  Restaurant Reviews   Mar 05, 2015  
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Vancouver is for Lease
At first glance, downtown Vancouver appears a beehive of activity, with multiple highrises being constructed, condos being built, and rezoning applications dotting the landscape. If you gauged the city on first appearances, you’d surely think the city was growing by leaps, but your first glance would overlook the truth, which…
By:  in  Real Estate  >  Leasing Renting   Mar 02, 2015  
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