Vancouver Vying to be Part of FIFA 2026 World Cup Bid

This and 4 other not-to-miss stories from the Vancouver Courier!


Goaaaaaaaaaaaaaal! Vancouver is one of nine locations vying to be a part of joint bid by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to host the FIFA 2026 World Cup. Read the full story HERE.

1. Space centre hosts solar eclipse party Aug. 21

Things are looking up at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre in anticipation of Monday’s solar eclipse.

2. Tall ship, tall tales off the waters of Olympic Village

No, False Creek has not been taken over by pirates. Nomadic Tempest is a free theatrical event with an environmental message that just so happens to be staged on a tall ship.

3. What to do before summer is over

Summer loving had me a blast, summer loving happened so fast. Get the most out of the last few weeks of summer with this to-do list.

4. A folk version of T-Pain’s ‘Buy U A Drank’? Music Heals has it covered

A number of bands are willing to fulfill your whimsical song requests… for a donation to Music Heals’ Covers for the Cause initiative.

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