Start the Holiday Season with a Free, Family-Friendly Event in a Metro Vancouver Regional Park

Metro Vancouver park interpreters will teach you how to look for common winter birds at the Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 6 at Burnaby Lake Regional Park

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks are a great place to get outside and get into the holiday spirit at the same time. Here’s some free, family-friendly events you can enjoy on Sunday, Dec. 6

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Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel Nearing Completion

Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel – Tunnel Tour from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo.

Construction on the Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel is nearing completion. In late June the tunnel boring for the project was completed, and the tunnel boring machine extracted from the access shaft on the north side of the Fraser River. Now crews are installing the steel pipe which will line the one kilometer long tunnel. When completed, the water main will more than double the current water supply capacity of the existing main and service the growing Metro Vancouver communities south of the Fraser. Tim Langmaid, the project manager for Hatch Mott MacDonald took us underground, for an up-close look at the final stages of the work.

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