BC Place is one of the easiest landmarks to spot on a map of Vancouver aside from Stanley Park. It’s an icon of our fair city, opening in June of 1983 and again in 2011 following $150 million in major renovations, it has hosted everything from the CFL, MLS, and the NHL Heritage Classic to […]
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Vancouver Whitecaps FC will enjoy its 40th anniversary this year and even the Heritage Horns at Canada Place, which will sound after every victory this season, are in the mood to celebrate. In case you didn’t know that the Whitecaps were turning 40, or that the club had four decades of history, the following is […]
I’m a big fan of Vancouver’s museums and galleries, including the BC Sports Hall of Fame which is located right at BC Place. From February 8th until February 10th they’ll be celebrating Family Day in BC along with the 4th anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Red Mitten Weekend at BC Sports Hall of […]
This evening the BC Sports Hall of Fame hosted a reception for its Honoured Members and Class of 2012 inductees. Seated in the Hall of Champions, the new inductees were among family and friends as their achievements were recognized ahead the 44th annual Banquet of Champions at the Vancouver Convention Centre that will take place […]
The BC Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting nine individuals this month in the categories of athlete, team, builder, media, pioneer, and W.A.C. Bennett. Athletes Ashleigh McIvor (ski cross) As an English student at UBC in 2003, Whistler’s Ashleigh McIvor wrote an essay that she later sent to the IOC arguing that ski cross […]