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Vancouver, B. C.

British Columbia
Salt Spring Island
Vancouver Island
Maple Ridge
  Vancouver is the largest city in British Columbia. It is situated at the mouth of the Fraser River, and with the ocean views and the backdrop of the North Shore mountains, is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

The downtown core is the western terminus of CP Rail and CN Rail, and is a deep sea port. The West End is mostly high rise apartment buildings, and adjacent to the down-town business core.  Stanley Park is 1000 acres of mostly treed land. There are two salt water swimming pools in the park, and it is home to the Stanley Park Zoo.


A great book about what Toronto doesn't have, but Vancouver does.


With skiing at Cypress Bowl, Grouse Mountain and Seymour Mountain, you can ski in the morning and play golf or go to the beach in the afternoon. Both hiking and mountain-biking are very popular.
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BC Transit operates a large bus fleet, as well as the elevated Sky Train.
Vancouver is home to the Canucks NHL hockey team, the Lions CFL football team, and at one time, the Grizzlies basketball team. The scenic mountains towering over them was a bit too much for them and they moved to a small southern US town. There are real grizzlies living in the mountains not too far north of Vancouver!
BC Place and Downtown Vancouver The Pacific Space Centre operates at the H. R. MacMillan Planetarium putting on many shows throughout the year, as does Science World - a legacy of Expo '86. Another is B.C. Place Stadium - the world's largest air-supported domed stadium.


Future 2,000,000 square foot complex that incorporates the sophisticated technical requirements of  IT tenants in a park like campus setting.
Vancouver International Airport is on Sea Island in Richmond. Without rush hour traffic, it's about a 20-30 minute drive. There are ferry connections to Nanaimo and Vancouver Island from Horseshoe Bay, and sailings to the Gulf Islands and to Victoria leave from Tsawwassen. 
. The University of British Columbia is located on Point Grey, the most western part of Vancouver. Dr. Julia Levy was teaching at UBC when she 1981, she formed Quadra Logic Technologies, now QLT Inc., one of North America's most exciting biotechnology companies. QLT has developed effective treatments for various cancers and ocular conditions.
The British Columbia Institute of Technology is in Burnaby, just east of Vancouver, as is Simon Fraser University.
Vancouver is Canada's gateway to the Orient and the Pacific Rim countries. Deep sea freighters ship lumber products and wheat all over the world from here. Also, with Seattle just to the south, large amounts of goods are  shipped back and forth by truck and by rail.

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