Love locks are officially coming to Vancouver.
Around the world, it’s common for couples to profess their love by attaching a lock to a bridge, gate or other public object and then literally throw away the key. Paris is famous for its love locks – in fact, so many couples have professed their love by securing locks to the city’s Pont des Arts that one of the bridge’s railings collapsed under the weight.
If you look carefully, you can already spot love locks around Vancouver. The Burrard Bridge, in fact, has become a popular destination for love lockers. And that’s part of the problem. Many people consider the locks unsightly or say they amount to a form of vandalism. Meanwhile, too many locks can threaten the stability of railings or other structures, posing a serious safety hazard. Continue reading:
Vote Now to Pick Vancouver’s Official Love Lock Site