Powell River, British Columbia
|City of Powell River|
An aerial view of Powell River in 2004
|Regional district||Powell River|
|• Mayor||Dave Formosa|
|• City Council||Russell Brewer
|• City||28.91 km2 (11.16 sq mi)|
|• Metro||800.72 km2 (309.16 sq mi)|
|Elevation||50 m (164 ft)|
|• Density||455.3/km2 (1,179/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||8.0/km2 (20.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|Website||City of Powell River Website|
The population of Powell River was 126,456 in 2011. The mayor of Powell River is Dave Formosa. The historic townsite was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1995. Powell River has an ice hockey team, the Powell River Kings which play in the British Columbia Hockey League. Powell River was named a "Cultural Capital of Canada" in 2004 because of the its strong arts and cultural programs.
References[change | change source]
- "Census agglomeration of Powell River, British Columbia". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/as-sa/fogs-spg/Facts-cma-eng.cfm?LANG=Eng&GK=CMA&GC=945. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
- "Powell River Townsite Historic District National Historic Site of Canada". Canadian Register of Historic Places. http://www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=10728&pid=0. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
- "Powell River Association for Community Living: Cultural Capital". pracl.ca. http://www.pracl.ca/pracl/culture.html. Retrieved 2013-03-21.