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Port Moody is a stop on an historic train trip

Tri-City residents will get a chance to join in on the city of Vancouver's fun as part of the municipality's 125th anniversary Summer Live Weekend next month.

Tri-City residents will get a chance to join in on the city of Vancouver's fun as part of the municipality's 125th anniversary Summer Live Weekend next month.

Canadian Pacific Rail and Port Metro Vancouver are inviting participants to enter for a chance to win a unique shoreline harbour tour stretching the length of the Burrard Inlet.

The round-trip adventure begins at Waterfront SkyTrain station in downtown Vancouver, where participants will hop on the historic Empress steam train to Port Moody. There, winners will jump aboard the Magic Charm harbour vessel for a trip back to the city in time to enjoy Summer Live activities at Stanley Park.

The tour will take place between July 9 and 10, and those who wish to enter the contest can do so by going to www.celebratevancouver125.ca. The deadline for submissions is June 19 and winners will be announced June 21.

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