Admiralty Point Lands Preserved in Regional Park Admiralty Point Lands Preserved in Regional Park <div class="ExternalClass1A9D56B960454DAE8CEE97D07BC9497A"> <p>Admiralty Point is located in Metro Vancouver’s <a href="/filming/FilmingLargerPhotos/Belcarra_Regional_Park" target="_blank">Belcarra Regional Park</a>, and the Honourable James Moore, federal Minister of Industry and Member of Parliament for Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam, made the announcement on October 17 on behalf of Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada.</p> <p>Admiralty Point covers 190 acres, including pocket beaches, fishing spots, scenic viewpoints, trails, and rustic landings for paddlers. The property will be managed by Parks Canada, and this important land-use decision included discussions with Metro Vancouver, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and local communities.</p> <p>In the early 1900s, Admiralty Point was recognized as parkland and leased by the Government of Canada to the City of Vancouver for a nominal fee. In the early 1970s, the lease was taken over by Metro Vancouver and the lands included in Belcarra Regional Park. We look forward to working with the federal government, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and surrounding communities to help ensure the continued protection of this beautiful parkland for Metro Vancouver residents and all Canadians.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/Admiralty-970.jpg2014-12-18T08:00:00ZGP0|#235a6d6c-f602-454f-bc90-1d7ca0adff96;L0|#0235a6d6c-f602-454f-bc90-1d7ca0adff96|Issue 4;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassB06E9ED98287403488B6D2BA19E831E0"> <p>Admiralty Point was spared from development in 1860 when it was designated a military reserve. And now the scenic area, including two kilometres of ocean waterfront on Burrard Inlet, will be protected from development and preserved as a public park for future generations.</p></div>