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BMO Vancouver Marathon Road Closures, Route

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CLICK HERE FOR 2016 INFORMATION It’s marathon weekend in Vancouver with a free expo at the convention centre gearing up for run day on Sunday, May 3, 2015 followed by a finish line street festival downtown. CLICK HERE FOR 2016 INFORMATION Named a Top 10 Destination Marathon by Forbes.com and one of the world’s most […]

Port Mann Bridge Demolition Video

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The old Port Mann Bridge has been closed since 2012 and over the last three years, it’s been carefully dismantled, piece by piece as traffic flows by on the newer, wider replacement. 2010 – Photo credit: jasonsanders on Flickr 2013 – Miss604 photo 2014 – Miss604 photo Port Mann Bridge Demolition Video Last week some […]

Oil Spill in English Bay, Vancouver

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We look out across the inlet at glowing sunsets every night and somehow see past the 12-18 ships and tankers that dot the landscape between us and the horizon. Now the unfortunate morning has come that “Oil Spill in English Bay” and #VanFuelSpill are the news topics of the day. Photo credit: Sally T. Buck […]

Chemical Fire at Port Metro Vancouver

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I don’t often cover breaking news in Vancouver but a chemical fire currently burning at Port Metro Vancouver is widely effecting the city today. Here’s the official statement from the port: Chemical Fire at Port Metro Vancouver Photo by Chad Dey in the News1130 Air Patrol Statement on the fire at Centerm Container Terminal At […]

Stanley Park Lions Vandalized

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On the Stanley Park Causewey overpass, which offers great views of the Lions Gate Bridge and two large lions by sculptor Charles Marega, there are four smaller lions — two of which had their faces smashed off this weekend in a senseless act of vandalism. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr One lion’s face was […]

Main Street Science World SkyTrain Construction Update

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The Expo Line is undergoing a few upgrades and the most visible is taking place at Main Street Science World SkyTrain station. Main Street Science World SkyTrain Construction Update Construction began in 2013 and is expected to be complete by the end of 2014. Some of the upgrades you can expect include: An expanded east […]