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Bathtub races to return to Vancouver after a 22-year absence from Kitsilano Beach
The races will happen in English Bay on Aug. 11, 2018 following a unanimous park board vote.

Here is a recent CBC article:

Bathtub racing approved for Kitsilano Beach in 2018

Vancouver Park Board approves the event, which harkens back to historical races from Nanaimo to Vancouver

The CHUB Radio tub, which entered the very first bathtub race between Nanaimo and Vancouver in 1967, is an example of the "backyard specials" that used to race in the competition.

Also a recent CTV article:

Bathtub races to return to Vancouver after 22-year absence from Kits Beach

The board voted in favour Monday night of once again hosting a bathtub race at the beach, a 30-year-long tradition that ended in 1996.

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