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The Fairmont Waterfront
900 Canada Place Way
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5

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Tuesday
Numerous showers. Mostly cloudy. Mild.
68/60 °F
20/16°C
Wednesday
Numerous showers. Partly sunny. Mild.
67/59 °F
20/15°C
Thursday
Mostly cloudy. Mild.
67/58 °F
20/15°C
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As the commercial center of British Columbia and one of North America's largest ports, Vancouver is dynamic, modern, and growing at an unparalleled rate. In fact, statistics show that it's the fastest-growing city on the continent and that it boasts an ethnically diverse population. In spite of such rapid growth, Vancouver is a picturesque town, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay. This spectacular setting is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, who also enjoy scenic getaways at Stanley Park, Grouse Mountain and the area's various beaches. But Vancouver is chic as well as beautiful. Robson Street has been called the Rodeo Drive of Canada, and the city's cultural and performing arts are vibrant and sophisticated. In addition, Vancouver has become the third-largest film production center in North America affectionately dubbed 'Hollywood North.'
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Half of British Columbia's population, or about 2 million people, live in the greater Vancouver area. It's a diverse, accepting city where most people feel more than welcome. And although English and French are the official languages, don't be surprised if you hear Sikh, Thai, Italian, Cantonese, or even Russian, especially at one of the cultural and multicultural festivals that grace the city each year. Vancouver is also proud to support a huge Gay Pride celebration in August.

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