中山新姊妹市—本拿比面面观

图文/刘耀国 (Steve Low

Zhongshan’s new sister city – Burnaby by the numbers and in photos. Burnaby covers an area of 38 square miles, situated between the cities of Vancouver to the west and New Westminster to the east in the province of British Columbia. Rated the best run city in Canada, Burnaby is easily accessed by car, public transit, including two SkyTrain lines, is only 25 minutes from Vancouver International Airport.

本拿比是加拿大卑斯省大溫哥華區的一个自治市, 位置适中, 交通方便,兩條架空列車線穿過全市, 離溫哥華國际机場約25分鐘車程. 面積38.07平方哩, 人口21, 其中約7萬是華裔.

North – Burnaby Mountain and Simon Fraser University , 1,200 feet above sea level. Below the mountain is Barnet Marine Park. There are 132 parks in the city.

北面本拿比山, 山頂西門菲沙大學, 氣势不凡, 久享盛譽.

Central – Burnaby Lake & Deer Lake, City Hall, B.C. Institute of Technology 中部本拿比湖和鹿湖, 前者是水上生物、 居民水上活動之樂園; 後者湖畔豪華住宅區, 仿如世外桃源. 區內鄉村博物館園, 文化藝術中心, 市政府大樓等.附近B.C. 理工學院, 工商, 科學, 環球就業等課程应有尽有.

South – Central Park, Metrotown Shopping Centre , Crystal Mall ,farmlands and Fraser Foreshore Park. 南部大都会購物中心 , 全加第二大, 內有470間商店和餐廳, 左鄰麗晶商場简直是個小唐人街. 商場之西是中央公園, 佔地 222英畝,內有体育场, 各類球場, 泳池, 湖泊, 森林, 林中多條散步小徑, 沿途不断有松鼠出沒, 加上鳥語花香, 置身其中,心旷神怡.東南面有米高霍士戲院.

再往南走便是新工业区, 包括 Electronic Arts, Ballard Power Systems, IBM等全是业內表表者. 也保留大片農場, 和菲沙河邊綠草如茵數里長的公園等. (全市共有132个公園)

History历史简介

1850-Earliest pioneers arrived. Settled on land of trees and wilderness. 1887-the Canadian Pacific Railway arrived. 1891- the population along the railway was 200. 1892-The municipality received its charter of incorporation. And named after Robert Burnaby, the pioneer helped develop much of the west coast. The population had grown to 400. 1992-One hundred years later, the population had reached 165,500.

1850年代移民開拓者到達. 只見樹林和荒地. 1887-接通加拿大太平洋铁路线, 發展仍慢. 1891-人口200. 1892-成為镇. 為紀念懇荒先人罗拔. 本拿比而命名本拿比. 新建有公園, 學校, 教堂, 郵局等,人口急增至400. 1992-百年之後, 人口165,500. 升級為市.

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View from atop Burnaby Mountain –本拿比山遠眺內海, 印弟安湾到深湾景色,風光如画.

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Playground of the Gods –神仙遊樂園有木雕50.

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Horizons Restaurant –地平線山頂餐廳.視野当然广闊.火後重建已開始营业.

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Simon Fraser University西門菲沙大學.

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Arts on Campus –校園藝術品

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World famous architecture 大學建築独特.

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with Beautiful surroundings –環境优美

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Late afternoon at Deer Lake – 鹿湖美好盡兴的一天.

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At the end of a summer day-鹿湖抓艇到黄昏.

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City Hall –市政府大樓落座于鹿湖風景区

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City Hall Court yard – 寧靜安祥

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Burnaby and Zhongshan became sister cities on September 19, 2011-中山与本拿比成為姊妹市,韓澤生副市長致詞.

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Mayor and Mrs Corrigan with deputy Mayor of Zhongshan –韓澤生副市長与本拿比市長及夫人.

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Mounties-加拿大皇家騎警見証簽名仪式.

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The Professionals –師姐長短伙似乎捞过界.

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Central park and Telus building –中央公園, 電話公司總部.

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Central Park中央公園之春.郁郁葱葱, 生意盎然.林中散步最健康寫意.

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Ideal place for family outings –全家出動亦開心

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Zhongshan Lung Jen Benevolent Society picnic –中山隆鎮同鄉會夏日郊遊樂.

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Morning with the ducks and birds-一年四季都有人餵鴨餵鳥.

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Winter at central Park, 中央公園冬天.別有一番風景,

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Artist living in Burnaby –來自中, , 台的多位成功人士、藝術家都住在本拿比. 羅翁是其一.凡是中國藝術都喜歡, 時常与黃校友研究書法.

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Living conditions nice – 旺中帶靜,居住環境不錯.

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Hi rise with open space – 多层住宅也不覺挤迫.

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Natural beauties everywhere –花朵處處開

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Metrotown shopping complex spans 3 city blocks –大都會購物中心連綿三个街段,470商店,行到腳軟.

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Keep them clean –所有大厦都保养得很好.

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Chinese New Year in Metrotown –商場內華人節日之採青. 锣鼓樂喧天, 西人不介意.

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Save-on foods at Metrotown-大都會購物中心兩大超級市场之一.

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Chinese super market in Metrotown –華人超市也很大規模.

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One section in the Mall –商場總是人头湧湧.

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Talent show audition –商場內多活動: 电台新秀选拔赛.

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We had a dream –許多少女來碰碰運氣希望一夜成名.

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Thailand Day at the Mall –泰國節.節目丰富多彩. 樂器表演, 泰國美食等.

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Fruit carving –生果雕使人嘆為觀止.

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Lovely Thai girl greeting –少女合十, 祝君好運.

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Crystal Mall麗晶广場. 開張不覺已十二年.

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Variety show-广場內時常有表演.

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200 plus Chinese Asian stores-大厦圓圈式設計共兩层及三層地下停車場.

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such as video and audio, specialty foods, restaurants –各式商店二百多間. 大茶樓兩間.名牌 酒店, 還可以走過对面圖書總館,一舉两得.

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Art exhibitions –中信中心的書画等展覽一个接着一個.

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Artist demonstrations-彭家立能寫大字能画金魚, 魚儿躍然紙上.

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Pretty MC for Calligraphy exhibition –書法展的司儀能中能西很出色.

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Photography exhibition –香港名人張瑪莉攝影展.与觀眾互動.

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Beauty queen turned photographer- 逆境成材的範典. 不但成為香港小姐, 還做了成功的职业女姓. 最終以导人向善為已任.


3个评论在“中山新姊妹市—本拿比面面观

  • 2011-09-30 at 22:18
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    中英并重,我们learn英浯。

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  • 2011-09-29 at 13:57
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    图文并茂,精彩绝伦。耀国兄不如写本有关大温风物的书!

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