Best of 2009: Vancouver


Harbour Centre celebrates 20 years
The opening of SFU’s Vancouver campus at Harbour Centre in 1989 was a turning point in the history of the university and of the City of Vancouver. The campus celebrated with events and exhibitions of Vancouver Campus memorabilia, photographs and video recordings.

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Blue Dragon tapped to warm up art school’s new home
SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts chose Robert Lepage’s The Blue Dragon/Le Dragon Bleu as one of three inaugural productions during the Cultural Olympiad to celebrate its relocation in 2010 to the Woodward’s redevelopment in Vancouver after three decades on Burnaby Mountain.

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Peers honour Canada’s top angel investor
Mike Volker, SFU’s University/Industry Liaison Office executive director, was named Canadian Angel of the Year by the National Angel Capital Organization, in recognition of Volker’s more than 40 years as a high-tech entrepreneur, investor and mentor.

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