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A 1960's dance party at MOA? We're soul'd! Next Thursday, DJ Dave Mac of Vancouver's Burning Hearts Soul Club will be spinning all the classics to keep you boogieing all night long. http://moa.ubc.ca/portfolio_page/soul-night/ View Image
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Events like the Apple Festival would not be possible without our volunteers! Join us for fall volunteer orientation on Thursday, September 28th at 5:30pm. Register: http://ht.ly/NAzE30fiXu6 View Image
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KitsFest 5 months ago
Hive Smart Home is at KitsFest all weekend long. Visit their awesome booth at Kitsilano Beach #HiveVAN View Image
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Thank YOU for your support!! See you next year! View Image
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KitsFest 5 months ago
RYU Apparel Inc. is hosting a boot camp at kits Kitsilano Beach on Saturday for KitsFest KitsFest 2017 Aug.18-20 View Image
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It's SunDay FunDay today! Pack a blanket and bring your friends to explore the 55 acre garden and then enjoy live music, lawn games and cocktails at Social Sundays at VanDusen! View Image
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KitsFest 5 months ago
Basket or Block? Watch basketball all day at Kitsilano Beach August 18-? View Image
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KitsFest 6 months ago
Join us on Friday, August 18 for the #KItsFest This is Sunset Yoga: A lululemon West 4th Celebration Registration: https://tinyurl.com/y9jqnt8d View Image
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Happy BC Day from VanDusen Botanical Garden! Where will you bee spending your day? We're open from 9am to 8:30pm. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 6 months ago
Tonight's the last Honda Celebration of Light show! Why not come on down to Vanier Park and visit us before grabbing your spot for the fireworks. We're is open till 9pm tonight! View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 6 months ago
Have plans yet for the long weekend? Come visit us down at Vanier Park! We've got air conditioning , history galleries, neon signs & a new thought provoking exhibition: Unbelievable in collaboration with HCMA Architecture+Design. Vision Event Photography View Image
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KitsFest 6 months ago
2 WEEKS TO KITSFEST! We have lots of LOVE for: Kits Beach, the community, the neighbours, the athletes, the volunteers, the sponsors, the city, the medical staff, the spectators, the DJs, the MCs, the people behind the scenes and so much more. View Image
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KitsFest 6 months ago
KitsFest brings a healthy living and active lifestyle experience to Vancouver. We offer a family friendly event at Kits Beach. Join us August 18-20 for the biggest variety sport festival in the country. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 6 months ago
Local historian John Atkin, Rob Howatson and Mike Harling share Unbelievable Vancouver stories which on the surface appear too strange to be true, except that they are. Find out in "Unbelievable Stories" on August 17th! More info: http://ow.ly/ITPf30dUme2 View Image
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KitsFest 6 months ago
The biggest festival of sport on a Canadian Beach is coming to Kitsilano August 18-20. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 6 months ago
The Lions Gate Bridge is one of Vancouver's most recognizable landmarks. The bridge opened the North Shore to development and gave access to The Lions— previously called Two Sisters Peaks by the Squamish—which appear, sans lions, on the new $10 bill. View Image
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Attract hummingbirds to your garden with the bright and fragrant bee balm (Monarda 'Colrain Red'). View Image
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Sea holly (Eryngium bourgatii) is great for attracting pollinators to your garden. You can find it blooming at VanDusen now. View Image
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A highlight in any garden or patio, oriental pot lily is now for sale at the Shop & Garden Centre. View Image
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KitsFest 6 months ago
Be sure to register for the RYU Apparel KitsFest bootcamp scheduled for Friday, August 19 on Kitsilano Beach https://ryu.com/event/kitsfest/ View Image
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Vancouver's first Indigenous Fashion Week is coming up next week! Check out The Georgia Straight's interview with VIFW founder Joleen Mitton to learn how it all began. View Image
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The burgundy flowers of the masterwort (Astrantia 'Star of Fire') are looking lovely at the garden right now. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 6 months ago
The Vancouver in the Seventies exhibition builds on the book of the same name by Greystone Books. It is authored by retired Vancouver Sun research librarian Kate Bird, and features some of the best black and white photos of the 1970’s. View Image
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Join us tomorrow from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm for 'Maple Musings', where poetry and science combine in a one-of-a-kind tour of the Garden's maple collection. View Image
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The Shop in the Garden is teeming with all your favourite vines on sale! Find fantastic deals for Boston Ivy, Scarlet Honeysuckle, Clematis, and more. View Image
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The Kalaya Polynesian Dancers have been performing at #kitsshowboat for over 50 years!! We love them!! View Image
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We're enjoying the bright and showy flowers of the lily-of-the-incas (Alstroemeria aurea) this week. What's blooming in your garden? View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 7 months ago
t's national Tell The Truth day! Museums have the important role of being trusted institutions for the public. We are suppliers of information, purveyors of stories, and conversation generators. View Image
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Astrantia major subsp. involucrata 'Shaggy' shows off its green and white stars near the Pavilion. View Image
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The gardeners have put together some beautiful planters. Check them out in the plaza when you enter the garden. View Image
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Find Philadelphus 'Miniature Snowflake' (commonly known as mock orange) and its orange blossom-resembling flowers in the Alpine Garden. View Image
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Maple trees are not only iconic Canadian symbols, but a key element to the Garden's mission of preserving and displaying biodiversity. View Image
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Just in time for summer, Maya McKibbin's winning t-shirt design The Black Snake is officially available in the MOA Shop! Come by and get yours in teal, black or red. View Image
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The pale purple flowers of the Hosta undulata var. albomarginata are looking beautiful this week! View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 7 months ago
It’s the opening day of Unbelievable, in collaboration with HCMA Architecture + Design and we’d like to feature a very special artifact for day 10. View Image
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With its highly fragrant aroma and striped shades of pink and crimson, Rosa gallica 'Versicolor' is a stunning addition to any garden. Find this one in the Physic Garden. View Image
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June 26 to July 1, 2017 at Kitsilano Showboat: Mon 26th - Stave Falls Scottish Dancers Wed 28th - Mr. Stee; Bert Munn View Image
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Enjoy the honey aroma of the late dutch honeysuckle (Lonicera pericylmenum 'Serotina') blooming now. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 7 months ago
The dragon: a symbol of luck, power, and dignity. It’s been a delicate dance for Vancouver’s Chinatown over the past years. View Image
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Happy National Aboriginal Day! Don't miss "Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish" View Image
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The anise tree (Illicium henryi) is native to China. Find it blooming near the maze at VanDusen. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 7 months ago
The Ridge Theatre was infamous in the Vancouver community. Marked by a red neon RIDGE sign, the theatre opened its doors in 1950 and closed in 2013. View Image
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In preparation for the opening of our Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks this Thursday, Conservation Intern Julia Campbell-Such is busy cleaning excess wood fill on four cedar boards from a Tsimshian house-front screen. View Image
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HGTV Canada has included us on their list of Canada's most spectacular public gardens! https://goo.gl/SvTBjJ View Image
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What's your favourite rose? This is a bourbon rose (Rosa 'Mme Isaac Pereire'). View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 7 months ago
Check out this amazing cow horn chair for day four. It was donated to the museum over 60 years ago and contains cattle horns collected and polished by Miss Elise Jones, a resident of Vancouver. View Image
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Learn about the contemporary art of tagging next Saturday with Indigenous artist Larissa Healey. View Image
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Pretty in pink! A hybrid cranesbill (Geranium x oxonianum 'Bressingham Delight') View Image
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Check out the cranesbill (Geranium 'Johnson's Blue') blooming now at the garden. View Image
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Celebrate #GardenDaysCanada from June 9 to 18 with a visit to VanDusen Botanical Garden. View Image
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The flowers of the stunning candelabra primula bloom in tiers. We have a few varieties at VanDusen including this Primula wilsonii. View Image
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Irises take their name from the Greek word for "rainbow". This one is a Siberian iris (Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar') blooming at the garden now. View Image
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“Just let go — and fall like a little waterfall.” - Bob Ross View Image
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Stop and smell the flowers! This fragrant lilac (Syringa pubescens) is blooming near the stone garden. View Image
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Learn how artists from around the world are examining identity, appropriation and Indigeneity at the 57th Venice Biennale. View Image
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Discover the colours and textures of the Alpine Garden. View Image
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Happy Birthday to our Facebook whiz. View Image
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KitsFest 8 months ago
Exciting news for Kits Beach basketballers with the installation of glass backboards on the south court today! The north court will also be fitted with glass backboards before the end of June, once Kitsilano High School is out for the summer. Let's ball! View Image
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KitsFest 8 months ago
Check it out! NBA / NCAA 'glass' back boards installed on the south Kits Beach basketball court today! View Image
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The elegant fringed iris (Iris japonica) is blooming now at the garden. It takes its name from the Greek word for rainbow and the Greek goddess, Iris. View Image
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June weather favours all kinds of gorgeous, fragrant roses in the Garden. View Image
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Unwind after work with a walk in the garden! We're open until 8pm daily in May and until 8:30pm from June to August. View Image
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Catch the bloom! The famous Laburnum Walk at VanDusen Botanical Garden has arrived and pictures don't do it justice. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 8 months ago
Author Tom Hawthorn is hosting a book launch at MOV for his newest work "The Year Canadians Lost Their Minds and Found Their Country. View Image
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Find oxeye daisy, known for its use as anti-coughing medicine, in the Physic Garden along with a wealth of other plants used in early European drug-making. View Image
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While you're waiting for Kitsilano Showboat to open on June 19th, why not have a block party? Car Free Vancouver Day: Kitsilano. View Image
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These ostrich ferns in the woodland garden create a lush carpet of texture and vibrant green View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 8 months ago
Social housing expert, and former United Nation Special Rapporteur, Miloon Kothari will host a tour of the Vienna Housing exhibition. View Image
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Check out the new Keys to the Streets piano near the glass house at VanDusen. All visitors are welcome to play while visiting the garden! View Image
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It's a great day for a picnic at the garden! We're open from 9am to 8pm today. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 8 months ago
Happy Victoria Day. We're open till 5pm. Come check out our newest exhibition "The Vienna Model" View Image
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Want to learn more about art and calligraphy from Asia? Don't forget to check out the second part of our Traces of Words exhibit in our Multiversity Galleries. [MOA Collections, 2988/3-6] View Image
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Happy Victoria Day! Today is also World Biodiversity Day—join us on this gorgeous, sunny day and learn about the variety of plant and animal life at the Garden with special drop in tours at 11am and 1pm. View Image
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Next time you visit the garden, make sure to explore some hidden pathways and take a moment to sit back and relax. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 8 months ago
Did you know that yesterday was International #MuseumDay?! In case you didn't catch International Museum Day - ICOM's post, here is their awesome #infographic on museums! View Image
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The winding trails of the Asian Garden contain a multitude of blooming flowers. View Image
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Please note, on Saturday May 20th we'll be opening at 10 AM instead of 9 AM due to preparations for the All British Field Meet! View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 8 months ago
Did you know that yesterday was International #MuseumDay?! In case you didn't catch International Museum Day - ICOM's post, here is their awesome #infographic on museums! View Image
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In 2010, UBC Professor Gu Xiong was part Border Zones: New Art Across Cultures, the exhibition that inaugurated MOA's Audian Gallery. Check out The Vancouver Sun's feature on Gu! View Image
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Carrying this container full of water across an entire field without spilling any is one of many team-building activities participants in the Garden’s Field School program take part in. View Image
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Bird, bird, bird is the word! Take a photo of a bird at VanDusen during the month of May and post it on twitter, instagram or facebook with the hashtag #VanDusenBirds for a chance to win a bird week prize pack. View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 8 months ago
MOV is hosting the next City Debate on Wednesday. Resolution: Should Vancouver follow Vienna and subsidize more housing? Drop by early to see The Vienna Model exhibition, opening the same evening. View Image
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Show your support for museums, heritage centres, galleries and cultural centres during #BCMuseums Week 2017! View Image
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Rhododendrons are in full bloom at the garden right now! View Image
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In teamLab / チームラボ's 360° computer generated spaces, no two moments are repeated. As visitors interact with these monumental digital installations, new visual worlds are constantly being created. View Image
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Get tips from celebrity gardener @theowenreeves from @TheMarilynShow on May 11 @VanDusenGdn Info & tickets at: https://goo.gl/htdHDC pic.twitter.com/5dxR36idqY View Image
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Tonight, April 26! Intro to Growing Organic Food. 6:30 - 9 pm Learn the basics of good organic garden practices to grow great tasting food in your garden or balcony. Read more and register: http://bit.ly/2oMKVmw View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 9 months ago
What a gorgeous #spring day in #vancouver. Thanks to @vanparkboard for making our flower beds so beautiful! #veryvancouver #explorebc #vancouverisawesome. View Image
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Take a study break and check out the MOA satellite exhibition Traces of Words: Asian Materials from the UBC Library Collections at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. View Image
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From bustling Hanoi to the breathtaking and treacherous Five Fingers mountain, UBC Botanical Garden's Douglas Justice and Andy Hill trekked across Vietnam over the last month alongside a team of explorers View Image
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The sun is shining and there are splashes of pink everywhere- rhodos, viburnum, magnolias... a glorious time to visit View Image
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Make today #TextileTuesday and come check out Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures before it closes at the end of the week! View Image
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UBC Botanical Garden 10 months ago
Magnolia sprengeri 'Eric Savill' is blooming in the Garden! For all magnolia lovers out there, Artist in Residence Celeste Snowber is putting on an enthralling performance and tour of the magnolias in the Asian Garden this Saturday View Image
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Beautiful picture of the Kitsilano Showboat posted by Vancouverama View Image
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Museum Of Vancouver 10 months ago
Sasquatch, whales and owls, oh my! These cool kids shirts from @nativenorthwest are just $15 in the MOV gift store. #shoplocal @ Museum of Vancouver View Image

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Museumofvancouver
1100 Chestnut St
Vancouver B.C. V6J 3J9
604-736-4431
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1300 Arbutus Street
Vancouver B.C. V6J 3W8
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2300 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver B.C. V6K 1B7
604-734-7332
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6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver B.C. V6T 1Z4
(604) 822-3928
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6393 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver B.C. V6T 1A7
(604) 822-5087
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4600 Cambie Street
Vancouver B.C. V5Z 2Z1
604-257-8584
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5251 Oak Street, Vancouver BC
Vancouver B.C. V6M 4H1
604-257-8666
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1100 Chestnut St
Vancouver B.C. V6J 3J9
(604) 738-7827
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33rd Avenue
Vancouver B.C. V6J 5L1
(604) 257-8584
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1166 Stanley Park Drive
Vancouver B.C. V6J 5L1
(604) 873-7000