Stanley Park

Stanley Park is a favoured destination for both tourists and locals alike. The park is named after Lord Frederick Stanley, who served as the sixth governor-general of Canada from 1888-1893 (the NHL’s Stanley Cup is also named after him). Stanley Park has traditionally been home to the Burrard, Musqueam, and Squamish First Nations. During the…

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Streets and Neighborhoods

There are some trendy streets and neighbourhoods in Vancouver that you may want to amble down when you’re not attending Atla Annual. Many of these are within walking distance of the conference hotel, though you may want to take public transit to visit Commercial Drive and Granville Island. Robson Street Robson Street is one of…

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Super, Natural British Columbia

  One of the tourism slogans for our province is “super, natural British Columbia.” This sly Hopkinsian nod to “the world…charged with the grandeur of God” highlights BC’s reputation as a wilderness wonderland; it only takes a few minutes to travel from Vancouver to the backcountry. Hiking While attending the ATLA Conference, you may consider…

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Countdown to ATLA 2019 in Vancouver

  Hello from Vancouver! We are excited for ATLA members to visit us on the West Coast of Canada from June 12-15, 2019. There are many things to do in British Columbia during the summer, including outdoor adventures, delicious multiethnic cuisine, and interesting sights and attractions in Vancouver and beyond. Make sure you keep visiting…

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A Thirty-Minute Walk along the White River Leads You to the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens

The Indianapolis Zoo is a 64-acre accredited zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden. The primary points where people connect with animals and plants are within the zoo’s “biomes,” or collection of habitats. Approximately 250 species totaling 2,000 animals and 2,000 varieties of plants are presented together in simulated natural habitats. In addition, the zoo’s White River…

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