It's fundraising day in Vancouver's most famous park.
This morning at 9 a.m., walkers will being a five-kilometre stroll in honour of Sgt. Larry Young, a former member of the Vancouver Police Department's emergency-response team. Runners will start at 9:30 a.m. near the HMCS Discovery.
Young was shot and killed on February 2, 1987, as a team of officers tried to execute a search warrant. He's the last VPD officer to have been killed on the job.
This is the 29th anniversary of the Larry Young Memorial Run, which is put on by the Vancouver Police Foundation to raise money for educational scholarships.
At 10:15 a.m., opening ceremonies begin for the the annual World Partnership Walk begins at Lumberman's Arch. It's followed by a five-kilometre walk at 10:50 a.m. to end global poverty.
Put on by the Aga Khan Foundation, it not only promotes international development, it also celebrates diversity. This year, the Aga Khan Foundation has a goal of raising $8 million in 10 cities across Canada.