Royal Oak Station is located on an elevated portion of the Expo Line, a part of Metro Vancouver's SkyTrain rapid transit system. The station itself is in southern Burnaby. The station is on Royal Oak Avenue at Beresford Street, a short walk south of Kingsway and Imperial Avenue. It was built in 1985 as part of the original Expo Line.
Metropolis at Metrotown (formerly known as Metrotown Centre, Eaton Centre Metrotown or Metro as an abbreviation) is a shopping mall complex in Burnaby, British Columbia. With over 470 shops and services, it is the largest mall in British Columbia, and the second largest in Canada. The mall is connected by a skyway to the Metrotown Station on the SkyTrain rapid transit system. Two office buildings are part of the complex, with a third under construction.
Swangard Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Central Park in Burnaby, British Columbia. Primarily used for soccer, football, and athletics, the stadium is home to the Simon Fraser Clan football team and the Vancouver Whitecaps of the NASL. It opened on April 26, 1969, and has a capacity of 5,288.
Port Moody Station is a station on the West Coast Express commuter rail line connecting Vancouver to Mission, British Columbia, Canada. The station is located on the south side of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) tracks in Port Moody, at the north foot of William Street, approximately 200 metres (660 ft) north of St. John's Street. The station opened in 1995, when the West Coast Express began operating. 300 park and ride spots are available. All services are operated by TransLink.
Coquitlam Central Station is a station on the West Coast Express commuter rail line connecting Vancouver to Mission, British Columbia, Canada. The station is located on the north side of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) tracks in Coquitlam, just west of the Lougheed Highway rail overpass, near the Coquitlam Centre shopping mall. The adjacent bus loop opened in the early 1990s, while the train station opened in 1995, when the West Coast Express began operating.
Burquitlam Station is a planned SkyTrain station along the Evergreen Line, which is currently under planning. It will be in the Burquitlam area of Coquitlam. Its expected date of completion is late 2014.
Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and fronted by the husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne. In addition to instrument mainstays guitar, drums and bass guitar, members play piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, xylophone, glockenspiel, keyboard, French horn, accordion, harp and mandolin. The band takes most of their instruments on tour, and the multi-instrumentalist band members switch instrumental duties throughout their shows.
Marie Větrovská (later Široká, June 26, 1912 – May 21, 1987) was a Czechoslovak/Czech gymnast who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. She was born in Prague. In 1936 she won the silver medal as member of the Czechoslovak gymnastics team.