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Caps fan arrested mid-game after sparking fire with marine flare

August 12, 2013

Fans hope for fireworks at Vancouver Whitecaps games but they want offensive explosions on the field, not in the stands. But that’s what happened around 6 p.m. Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium, as a 43-year-old man is alleged to have set off a marine flare under an empty seat that resulted in flames — which [...]

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Canada wins Celebration of Light fireworks competition

August 7, 2013

Canada has been named the winner of this year’s Honda Celebration of Light fireworks competition held annually in Vancouver. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Canada wins 2013 Celebration of Light

August 7, 2013
Canada wins 2013 Celebration of Light

Team “Fireworks Spectacular” from Canada has beaten out rivals from the U.K. and Thailand to take the top spot at the 2013 Celebration of Light, a three-day competition held every summer on Vancouver’s English Bay. CBC | British Columbia News

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Huge crowds for Pride Parade, fireworks finale highlight B.C. Day weekend

August 6, 2013

Huge crowds, cooperative weather and a spectacular light show in Saturday’s night sky topped off a B.C. Day long weekend that was a perfect storm of sorts for Metro Vancouver’s parades and festivals. While Sunday’s Pride Parade in downtown Vancouver drew the largest crowds, other festivals also attracted plenty of visitors. Vancouver Sun – News [...]

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Thai fireworks team readies for Saturday’s Celebration of Light

August 3, 2013
Thai fireworks team readies for Saturday’s Celebration of Light

The team from Thailand spent most of the day on Friday out in the rain on a barge in English Bay wiring up their fireworks for the third show in Vancouver’s Celebration of Light. CBC | British Columbia News

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