Half way to the harbour we found Jade Mine, a specialty jade shop that primarily sells jade jewelry and pendents. The jade is mined in British Columbia and hand-carved for the store. This three-foot jade eagle might be a bit too elaborate to get in a suitcase, but there are dozens of bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings if you're looking for something made of a little piece of BC to take home. Government Street is lined with souvenir shops that stock everything from tulip-cover cookie canisters to paperweight inukshucks.
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