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Here's the crazy story of how they made snow in Whistler for the first time over 40 years ago

Here's the crazy story of how they made snow in Whistler for the first time over 40 years ago

From the time that Whistler Mountain opened for skiing in 1966 there had always been plenty of snow. Until 1976.
These home movies offer insight into Japanese Canadian history

These home movies offer insight into Japanese Canadian history

The museum has digitized more than 40 historical home movies from its collection.
People used to take shelter under 'the mushroom' when visiting Mount Seymour (PHOTO)

People used to take shelter under 'the mushroom' when visiting Mount Seymour (PHOTO)

Skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts would have to hike the remainder of the way up the mountain.
Never-before-seen photos of Hope Slide released on 55th anniversary

Never-before-seen photos of Hope Slide released on 55th anniversary

The largest landslide in Canadian history happened Jan. 9, 1965 here in B.C.
The story of B.C.'s first ridesharing company, a stagecoach line!

The story of B.C.'s first ridesharing company, a stagecoach line!

Barnard's Express was the original Lyft, only when you called shotgun it meant you were the one who held the shotgun!
Remembering when you needed to catch a ferry to get from Richmond to Delta

Remembering when you needed to catch a ferry to get from Richmond to Delta

Because there wasn't always a tunnel.
If you've ever been out to see live music in Vancouver, you need to read this book

If you've ever been out to see live music in Vancouver, you need to read this book

Aaron Chapman's latest book, Vancouver After Dark, does a service to our city
The history behind one of Vancouver's most iconic hotels

The history behind one of Vancouver's most iconic hotels

Celebrating Fairmont Hotel Vancouver's storied past
This is what Vancouver's VanDusen Festival of Lights looked like back in the '80s (PHOTOS)

This is what Vancouver's VanDusen Festival of Lights looked like back in the '80s (PHOTOS)

The beautiful Christmas lights event began 35 years ago and has been igniting festive cheer among its visitors ever since.
Here's the story behind Vancouver's 100-year-old Polar Bear Swim

Here's the story behind Vancouver's 100-year-old Polar Bear Swim

It started with one Vancouver man who convinced his friends it would be great to swim in English Bay on New Year's Day