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

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Tuesday
Showers early. Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.
62/52 °F
17/12°C
Wednesday
Morning clouds. Cool.
60/52 °F
16/11°C
Thursday
Afternoon clouds. Cool.
60/51 °F
16/11°C
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About Vancouver, BC

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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Vancouver is for the birds. Well, culture vultures, anyway! It's nearly impossible to be bored in this city. In fact, it's often referred to as the "culture capital" of Canada. So what's on the calendar? You can take in the symphony, opera and ballet, or performances by any of several theater companies. Many performance venues also host musicians from all genres. In addition, you'll find a plethora of art galleries and museums, numerous local newspapers and magazines, and a full spectrum of special events throughout the year. As you can see, it would really be easier to answer the question "What's NOT on the calendar?"

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