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CBC Vancouver has your guide to Vancouver's weird street names

CBC Vancouver’s Municipal Affairs Reporter Justin McElroy goes through the origins of Vancouver’s unique street names in Vancouver’s Weird Street Names.

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The City of Vancouver has 651 streets in more than 20 neighbourhoods. Some of the streets have pretty peculiar names: think, Midlothian Avenue and Leg-In-Boot Square. 

Have you ever wondered who or what the streets are named after? 

CBC Vancouver's Municipal Affairs Reporter Justin McElroy goes through the origins of Vancouver's unique street names in Vancouver's Weird Street Names, and learns that while some of them are based on the city's colourful history, some street names are truly random.

From Arbutus Ridge to the streets of East Vancouver, McElroy has the stories behind the street names. 

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