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On September 18, 1984 Pope John Paul II addressed an over-capacity crowd for "A Celebration of Life".
The celebration was part of the papal visit to the Archdiocese of Vancouver.
So when our performance was put to the test across the U.
As it was designed to do, the deflated roof rested on its steel support cables 6 metres (20 ft) above the seating and the field.
The stadium held its grand opening on June 19, 1983.
The first major event held in the stadium came the next day, June 20, 1983, when the Vancouver Whitecaps hosted the Seattle Sounders in a North American Soccer League game with attendance announced at 60,342.
We are modern, innovative, and constantly upgrading our facilities to better service your needs.
We take pride in our environmental incentives to encourage eco-friendly vehicles and reduce traffic congestion.Following the 2010 Winter Olympics, BC Place was closed for 16 months as part of an extensive revitalization, the centrepiece of which was replacing the inflatable roof with a retractable roof supported by cables.