Watts Point is a point in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located on the eastern side of Howe Sound northwest of Britannia Beach.
British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.016 million as of 2018, it is Canada's third-most populous province.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, with 70% of citizens residing within 100 kilometres (62 mi) of the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.
Howe Sound is a roughly triangular sound, or more precisely a network of fjords situated immediately northwest of Vancouver.
Pacific Spirit Regional Park is a 874 hectares park located in the University Endowment Lands, on Point Grey to the west of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia. It surrounds the endowment lands of the University of British Columbia on the shores of Georgia Strait in the Pacific Ocean. It is a nature preserve of the British Columbia government and classified under Electoral Area A.
HVDC Vancouver Island is a high-voltage direct current interconnection between the Vancouver Island Terminal (VIT) in North Cowichan, British Columbia on Vancouver Island atand the Arnott Substation (ARN) in Delta, British Columbia at on the Canadian mainland. It went into operation in 1968 and was extended in 1977. HVDC Vancouver Island consists of three overhead line sections with a total length of 42 kilometres and two submarine cable sections with a length of 33 kilometres.
CFAX 1070 AM is a news-talk radio station in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. It was independently run until September 30, 2004, when it was taken over by Canadian media company CHUM Limited. Its sister station is CHBE-FM, which began broadcasting in 2000. It is now owned by Bell Media through its Bell Media Radio division.
Porpoise Bay Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.
Sargeant Bay Provincial Park, is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located just west of the community of Sechelt on the southern Sunshine Coast. Created in 1990 at 57 ha. in size, the park was expanded to approximately 142 ha. in 1997.
The Steveston Fisherman's Memorial is a freestanding memorial commemorating the lives and deaths of fishermen working out of Steveston, British Columbia. It takes the form of a giant fishing net needle and stands a few metres from the sea at Garry Point Park.
Sechelt Inlets Marine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, at various locations on Sechelt Inlet, Salmon Inlet and Narrows Inlet, near Sechelt. Established initially as a recreation area in 1980, it was converted to a park in 1999, containing approximately 140 hectares.
Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, protecting the saltwater rapids at the mouth of Sechelt Inlet known as the Sechelt Rapids, their location being known as Skookumchuck Narrows.
Tantalus Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, comprising most of the Tantalus Range, just west of the town of Squamish.
Tetrahedron Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located northeast of Sechelt in the Sunshine Coast area of the province. The park was created in 1995. Its highest point is Tetrahedron Peak, at 1727 meters. It also contains Panther Peak, and Mt. Steele
West Point Grey is a neighbourhood on the western side of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is bordered by 16th Avenue to the south, Alma Street to the east, English Bay to the north, and Blanca Street to the west. Today, it's one of Canada's most expensive residential areas, with Point Grey average home prices sitting above the $3 million mark.
CISQ-FM is an FM radio station owned by Rogers Communications and operating in southwestern British Columbia. It broadcasts at 107.1 MHz in Squamish and 102.1 MHz in Whistler. It uses a primarily hot adult contemporary format branded as Mountain FM.
The Squamish Nation, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim, is an Indian Act government originally imposed on the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) by the Federal Government of Canada in the late 19th century. The Squamish are Indigenous to British Columbia, Canada. Their band government comprises 16 elected councillors, serving four-year terms, with an elected band manager. Their main reserves are near the town of Squamish, British Columbia and around the mouths of the Capilano River, Mosquito Creek, and Seymour River on the north shore of Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
Point Grey is a headland marking the southern entrance to English Bay and Burrard Inlet. The headland is the site of Wreck Beach, Tower Beach, Point Grey Beach and most notably, since 1925, on its top is the Point Grey campus of the University of British Columbia.
The Burroughes Building is a commercial building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was built in 1907, with an addition in 1910 to house the flagship department store for the F.C. Burroughes Furniture Company Limited.
The Lyackson First Nation is a First Nations band government located at Chemainus, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island.
Prospect Point is a point at the northern tip of Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, located on the south side of the First Narrows of Burrard Inlet. The point, which as its name suggests, is a viewpoint, landmark and tourist attraction in Stanley Park and has a restaurant and other facilities, is just west of the Lions Gate Bridge.
Third Beach is located at Ferguson Point in Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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