The Vancouver Centenary Cairn is probably seen by many people because it is near the Stanley Park pavilion, but rarely do people actually read the plaque.
The plaque says:
Vancouver 100 City of the Century
This cairn commemorates the centenary of the city of Vancouver. It was unveiled by her excellency the Governor General of Canada, Jeanne Sauve on April 6, 1986, the hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the city. The goal of the centennial celebration was to make 1986 a year in which the people of Vancouver whould share our talent, energy, and goodwill to create and enjoy city-wide activities that would take us into our next century with heightened optimism and pride.
Vancouver Centennial Commission
Co-Chairmen: Mayor Michael Harcourt, Michael G. Francis
Vice-Chairmen: Bruce Yorke, Jean Barman, Bob Hindmarch, Don Hamilton, Reg Rose, Gary Onstad, Peter Ross, Norman Young
Members: Don Bellamy, Amyn Abdula, Renate Bublick, Joseph Cohen, Charle Cotterall, Reva Dexter, Ujjal Dosanjh, Erich Ewert, Tom Fawkes, Linda Graham, Ian Howard, Art Jones, Hugh Keenleyside, Dante Lupini, Fred Mah, Riley O'Connor, Ian Reid, Anna Terrana, Sally Warren, George Wainborn, Ann Yandle, Simon Seshadri, Don Holubitsky
Executive Directors: Robert Dubberly, Patricia St. Pierre
Vancouver City Council
Mayor Michael Harcourt
Aldermen: May Brown, Gordon Campbell, Libby Davies, Margurite Ford, Bruce Eriksen, George Puil, Bill Yee, Bruce Yorke, Harry Rankin, Don Bellamy
Board of Parks and Recreation: Chairman Allan Bennett, Helen Boyce, Connie Fogal, Susan Harris, Andy Livingstone, George Wainborn, Patricia Wilson
The Vancouver Centenary Cairn in Stanley Park is located between Rock Garden and Stanley Park Pavilion.
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