I recently came across this new site which lists lit events, submission deadlines, etc. for Vancouver writers:
So far many of the submission calls and contests are national or international (stuff that placesforwriters has covered pretty well). That's understandable, though, considering how few Vancouver-focused magazines there are out there. There is already content from local mags One Cool Word and memewar on Scene Not Herd, though, which is a good sign for things to come.
So check it out!
Also, take a look at these photos from RC Weslowksi's "Christmas Special" that were posted on Steve Duncan's Commercial Drive - Live! blog.