Museum of Vancouver: Bringing Together the City’s Diverse Stories

Section of the exhibition That Which Sustains Us
Credit: Rebecca Blissett

Originating in 1894, the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) has seen considerable evolution, just as the city it represents has expanded and diversified over time.

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Museum of Vancouver: Bringing Together the City’s Diverse Stories

Vancouver’s Urban Forest Strategy: Keeping the City’s Trees Beautiful and Resilient

Photo: City of Vancouver

Vancouver is known and beloved for its nature, including the extensive urban forest that provides a host of benefits for both people, wildlife, and the overall ecosystem.

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Vancouver’s Urban Forest Strategy: Keeping the City’s Trees Beautiful and Resilient

Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Around Vancouver

The Aquabus; Photo: Destination Vancouver/Tanya Goehrin

Not only is Vancouver known for its stunning natural beauty, but it’s been ranked as one of the most sustainable cities in the world. Vancouver features vibrant urban forestry, one of the lowest carbon footprints per capita, and innovative green architecture. Due to this commitment to green urban living and lowering carbon emissions, there are many convenient eco-friendly modes of transportation.

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Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Around Vancouver

Vancouver’s Mott 32 Promotes Sustainability by Offering Plant-Based Chinese Dishes

Photo: Leila Kwok

With the upcoming Lunar New Year, many diners may wish to start 2023 by shifting to more plant-based eating. One option is Mott 32, which features a plant-based menu and a commitment to sustainability and to greater environmental consciousness.

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Vancouver’s Mott 32 Promotes Sustainability by Offering Plant-Based Chinese Dishes

Head to the Farmer’s Market This Winter in Vancouver

Vegetables at a farmers' market

Photo: Shelley Pauls/Unsplash

With cooler weather on the way, many of Vancouver’s farmers’ markets are done for the year. But don’t worry: you can keep shopping for local veggies, baked goods, crafts, and artisan products all winter at these local farmers’ markets.

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Head to the Farmer’s Market This Winter in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum Showcases Island Conservation

Photo: Christopher Mortenson – Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Beaty Biodiversity Museum, located on the University of British Columbia main campus, is an under-the-radar gem. From now until October 23, 2022, it houses a transformative exhibition that invites visitors to perceive and interact with their local environment and their planet differently.

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Vancouver’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum Showcases Island Conservation

Vancouver’s Kickstand and Our Community Bikes Make Cycling Accessible to All

Kickstand; Photo: Caleighkats

Vancouver is an incredibly bike-friendly city, with a comprehensive network of bike lanes, a bike sharing system, and a supportive community committed to cycling. Nonetheless, even though cycling is a more affordable mode of transportation compared to driving, there are still many barriers. Fortunately, Vancouver organizations are making biking even more inclusive and accessible to everyone in the city.

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Vancouver’s Kickstand and Our Community Bikes Make Cycling Accessible to All