It's that special time of year at YVR when the sun peeks out from behind the clouds, the flowers blossom and colours burst through the grey to brighten up the airport grounds. We interview Randy Sharp, a landscape architect who helps explain all the work that goes in to beautifying the Vancouver International Airport, and take a look at some of the flora that bloom this time of year.
In the wee hours of Monday morning, Er Shun and Da Mao, two of about 1,600 giant pandas left in the world, touched down after a long flight from Chengdu in a custom FedEx plane (pictured above and below) adorned with the panda image to indicate its special cargo.
Feeedback on the future of Flight Path Park has been fantastic.
Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports' annual Challenge Cup brings people together for a fun-filled day of activities and also raises funds for all the work they do to make the mountain accessible for everybody.
Check out the video Community Relations has put together about last week's Disneyland-in-a-day adventure.
Hello YVR Connections readers! My name is Breanna and I am one of three tour guides who are part of the YVR school tour program The Future Lands Here. Jake, Annalisa and I give tours of the airport to local grade five students.
First Nations Artists have only ten days left to submit a piece of original art to our Exploring Flight banner contest.
This past Saturday, community members from across Metro Vancouver came out to Sea Island to clean up Iona Beach Regional Park and to kick-off the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in B.C. Volunteers spanned all across the beach and collected more than 800 kg (!) of debris from the shoreline.
Totems. Weavings. The Haida Gwaii Jade Canoe sculpture. There is no shortage of beautiful art displayed inside YVR’s terminals – in fact, we’ve got one of the largest private collections of Northwest Coast First Nations art in the world.
But a new, province-wide contest launched last week turns the focus to beautifying a highly visibile outdoor space: our curbs and parking areas.
Bellies were full at YVR yesterday! Vancouver Airport Authority’s Airfield Emergency Services (AES) team hosted a pancake breakfast to raise money for the Burn Fund’s annual Burn Camp.