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.

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.

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.