Vancouver’s Seawall

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Vancouver Seawall

Vancouver’s Seawall is a favourite recreation destination for residents and visitors alike.  The multipurpose path is used for walking, jogging, biking and inline skating. It has set the president for many other recreational paths around the world and helped to establish Vancouver’s status as one of the best places in the world to live.

The seawall was originally conceived as a retaining wall around Stanley Park that would prevent erosion and double as a walking path. Now it extends 22 km from Coal Harbour to Kitsilano Beach and showcases some off the best views and attractions that Vancouver has to offer. Popular cultural stops such as Granville Island, The Vancouver Aquarium, Science World, and The Museum of Vancouver can all be found only steps from the seawall. Continue reading

Spot Prawn Season

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BC Spot Prawn Photo Credit Vancouver Aquarium

Epicureans rejoice! This week marks the opening of B.C.’s Spot Prawn season. Spot Prawns are harvested in our local waters and are considered a great catch for more than one reason. Not only are B.C. wild spot prawns extremely succulent, they are also sustainable.

You can check your menu, or at the market, to see if the daily catch is sustainable by looking for the Ocean Wise symbol.
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