Vancouver officials consider funding for design and revenue strategy for turning Playland into world-class theme park

Posted Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:26 PM | Contributed by Jeff

A $120-million, 10-year plan to turn East Vancouver’s Playland into a “world class theme park” could take a big step forward next week if Vancouver councillors OK cash for detailed design work and a funding strategy.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 4:15 PM

That would be interesting. I went there a few years ago and while the old Coaster was fun, the rest seemed so State Fair Midway. (Which, to be fair, is exactly what it is, only permanent.)

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 5:24 PM
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I feel like the Pacific Northwest is incredibly underserved. It's 72 and sunny every day with very little rain most of the summer. The Midwest would kill for that weather. The shoulder seasons are pretty long too since there isn't a proper winter unless you go up into the mountains.


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