Vancouver Canada Place

Canada Place is a building situated on the Burrard Inlet waterfront of Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the home of the Vancouver Convention Centre, the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver’s World Trade Centre, and the world’s first permanent IMAX 3D theatre (which ceased operation on October 1st 2009). The building’s exterior is covered by fabric roofs resembling sails.It is also the main cruise ship terminal for the region, where most of Vancouver’s famous cruises to Alaska originate. The building was designed by architect Eberhard Zeidler.

Canada Place can be reached via the SkyTrain line at the nearby Waterfront Station terminus or via West Cordova Street in Vancouver. The white sails of the building have made it a prominent landmark for the city, as well as drawing comparisons to the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia and the Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado

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Vancouver Convenrion Information

The Vancouver Convention Centre is a convention centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; it is one of Canada’s largest convention centres. Owned by the British Columbia Pavilion Corporation, a crown corporation owned by the government of British Columbia.

The Vancouver Convention Centre has been British Columbia’s flagship convention facility since its inception in 1987. A winner of numerous awards, the Vancouver Convention Centre received the prestigious and highly competitive AIPC Award for “World’s Best Convention Centre” in 2002 and again in 2008

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