Photos of Downtown Vancouver in the Snow

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If you follow me on social media, you know that I like to take daily walks and this morning, instead of heading around Coal Harbour or Lost Lagoon, I decided to take some photos of Downtown Vancouver in the snow.

Photos of Downtown Vancouver in the Snow

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Park Place at 666 Burrard

Last night we had what looks like about 20cm accumulate on top of the 5cm we already had on the ground from earlier in the week. Folks have been told to stay off the roads and many are taking a full on snow day today after some parts of the region got up to 30cm of powder.

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Bentall Centre on Dunsmuir between Burrard and Thurlow
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Robson and Thurlow

“Authorities across B.C.’s South Coast have urged residents to stay home on Tuesday after a rare, major snowfall choked virtually every avenue of transportation, from grounded flights at the airport to jammed traffic on the roads.” [CBC News]

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In front of the Vancouver Art Gallery
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It’s certainly beautiful but it is very cold, slippery, and definitely not safe for all to travel through. Many attractions (even Christmas at Canada Place and Bright Nights in Stanley Park) are closed. The best way to get updates is to check Facebook pages and websites for the latest info.

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Georgia at Howe in Downtown Vancouver in front of Pacific Centre/Apple Store

If you’d like to support those in the community that might not be able to stay inside and bundle up, here are some resources:

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