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Northern Lights Display - March 2021

February 24th, 2021

The stadium's Northern Lights Display is recognized around the world as a landmark of Vancouver’s skyline. BC Place is honoured to be able to help bring awareness to events, charities and non-profit causes that are important to communities in British Columbia.

Here are the stadium's lighting initiatives for March:

March 1st - Red for Red Cross Month

March 2nd - Yellow for Endometriosis Awareness Month

March 3rd - Red for Liver Health Month

March 4th - Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 5th - Red for Amyloidosis Awareness Month

March 6th - Teal for World Lyphedema Day

March 7th - Green for World Glaucoma Week

March 8th - Purple for International Women's Day

March 9th - Red for Music Therapy Awareness Month

March 11th - Green for World Kidney Day

March 15th - Blue for Brain Awareness Week

March 17th - Green for St. Patrick's Day

March 18th - Blue in advance of World Sleep Day on March 19th

March 19th - Special Animation in advance of Nowruz

March 20th - Orange in advance of International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21st

March 21st - Blue and Yellow for World Down Syndrome Day

March 22nd- Blue for World Water Day

March 24th - Red for World TB Day

March 26th - Purple for Purple Day supporting Epilepsy Awareness

March 27th - Lights Off for Earth Hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm

March 31st - Blue, Pink and White for Transgender Day of Visibility

In addition to these lighting initiatives, the stadium will continue to light up with a special animation at the top of each hour (between sunset and 11pm) every night to show support for health care professionals across the province who are working tirelessly to support our communities through the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more or to submit a lighting request, visit our Northern Lights Display page.

Centerplate team donates over 200 pizzas

February 23rd, 2021

The Centerplate team at BC Place organized a donation of more than 230 pizzas to help feed our neighbours on the Downtown Eastside through The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light today.

Since the postponement of major events at the stadium in March 2020, BC Place and Centerplate have donated over 15,000 pounds of food to benefit our local communities.

We want to thank our team for their unwavering commitment to serving others throughout the COVID-19 pandemic!

About The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light

For 65 years, Harbour Light has been a place of miracles and new beginnings in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.

Harbour Light is a team of nearly 200 hard-working, fun-loving professionals who feel called to work in and for the Downtown Eastside community. Together, the team bring a wide range of personal and professional experiences to work, united by the belief in the missions of Harbour Light and The Salvation Army.

From the front lines to leadership, approximately 35% of Harbour Light employees are alumni of the programs. Their lived experiences are integral to Harbour Light's ability to walk alongside our clients in their journeys to housing and recovery.

About Centerplate

Centerplate is a leader in live event hospitality, "Making It Better To Be There®" for more than 115 million guests each year at more than 200 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues. From hosting VIPs at the Super Bowl to superheroes at Comic Con, the company provides hospitality services to North America's premier events and destinations. A Sodexo company, Centerplate creates unique, locally inspired menus, best-in-class guest service, and one-of-a-kind experiences backed by world-class design and insights teams.

Lift Each Other Up: Pink Shirt Day is February 24th

February 19th, 2021

Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and online. Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness about these issues, as well as raise funds to support programs that foster children’s healthy self-esteem.

This Pink Shirt Day, the focus is working together and treating others with dignity and respect. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone and shown the importance of helping one another and advocating for those who need it.

We encourage everyone to join our team in wearing pink on February 24, 2021 to show you’re taking a stand and making an effort to practice kindness and acceptance!

About Pink Shirt Day

Since 2008, Pink Shirt Day net proceeds of over $2.5 million have been distributed to support youth anti-bullying programs in British Columbia and throughout Western Canada. In 2020 alone, the Pink Shirt Day movement was able to support programs that impacted more than 59,000 youth and children.

For more information, visit www.pinkshirtday.ca