British Columbia Trivia Double Deck Playing Cards
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Canada's westernmost province, British Columbia is known for its majestic natural beauty and as the future home of the 2010 Winter Olympics. British Columbia entered Confederation in 1871 as Canada's 6th province.
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Stanley Park, named in 1888 by Vancouver mayor David Oppenheimer after then Governor General of Canada Lord Stanley, the park is North America's third largest urban park at 1000 acres, bigger than New York's 843 acre Central Park. Attractions include the Vancouver Aquarium, Totem poles near Brockton Point and the National Geographic Tree - the world's largest red cedar with a 98 foot circumference.
Expo 86 marked Vancouver's 100th birthday and was the last world's fair held in North America. Fifty-four countries exhibited along False Creek and at what is now called Canada Place. The fair opened on May 2nd and closed on October 13th and attracted over 22 million visitors. Today the area around False Creek has been developed as the site for the Vancouver Olympic Village for 2010 and will become a model sustainable community.
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