Posts Tagged ‘ Canada Place ’

Canada Day draws festive crowd to downtown Vancouver

July 2, 2013

Canada Day was a scorcher, but it was no match for the fiery patriotism on display as revellers packed Canada Place to celebrate the nation’s 146th birthday. Undaunted by temperatures approaching 30C, a festive crowd estimated by police at 100,000 gathered at the waterfront, ready to party. The Province – News / Vancouver

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VIDEO: Cruise ship chaos kicks off season in Vancouver

May 25, 2013
VIDEO: Cruise ship chaos kicks off season in Vancouver

The unofficial start to the cruise ship season kicked off in downtown Vancouver on Friday as more than 11,000 passengers got on or off three ships docked at the terminal at Canada Place. CBC | British Columbia News

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Don’t get caught cruising around: Traffic jam expected Friday in and around downtown Vancouver

May 24, 2013

You’ll wish you were setting sail on the seven seas if you get caught in this traffic jam. Those in and around downtown Vancouver are being warned of higher than normal vehicle traffic volumes as 11,400 embarking and disembarking passengers are set to travel through the Canada Place port on Friday between 7 a.m. and [...]

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Video: HMCS Victoria (SSK 876) at Canada Place

April 27, 2013

HMCS VICTORIA’s displacement is approximately 2,200 tons surfaced and 2,400 tons submerged. Covered in anechoic tiles to reduce her detection by active SONAR, HMCS VICTORIA is 70.3 meters long, 7.6 meters across the beam and has a deep diving depth in excess of 200 meters. The main hull is constructed of high tensile steel sections [...]

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Photos: Canadian submarine makes surprise visit to Vancouver harbour

April 25, 2013

A Canadian submarine docks at Canada Place this morning in Vancouver on April 25, 2013. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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