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Canadian TV artifact still in search of new home on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

Canadian TV artifact still in search of new home on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

The Beachcombers ended 30 years ago, and now one man's effort to find a new home for one of its most important artifacts continues.
This service station once drew motorists to North Vancouver for its novelty architecture

This service station once drew motorists to North Vancouver for its novelty architecture

Novelty architecture like this "Old Dutch Mill" became popular as travel by automobile increased in the 1930s
This free new audio walking tour takes you deep into the stories of Vancouver's eclectic West End

This free new audio walking tour takes you deep into the stories of Vancouver's eclectic West End

All you need are some headphones and good walking shoes
BC Ferries' oldest vessel up for sale on Craigslist (PHOTOS)

BC Ferries' oldest vessel up for sale on Craigslist (PHOTOS)

Wanna buy a boat?
Historic Vancouver convenience store on track for restoration, re-opening

Historic Vancouver convenience store on track for restoration, re-opening

One of the oldest corner stores in Vancouver is on the path to being restored and re-opened
Three centuries of B.C. artists now online in new database

Three centuries of B.C. artists now online in new database

The new resource contains information about nearly 20,000 people who've worked as a visual artist in the province
B.C. museum releases 16,100+ historic Indigenous photos to public

B.C. museum releases 16,100+ historic Indigenous photos to public

The newly-digitized images span the late 1800s to the 1970s
Squamish Nation releases statement about Gassy Jack and his 12-year-old wife

Squamish Nation releases statement about Gassy Jack and his 12-year-old wife

Deighton and X̱áliya were wed in 1870
Their longest day: Three Canadian veterans reflect on their role in the D-Day invasion and the emotional aftermath

Their longest day: Three Canadian veterans reflect on their role in the D-Day invasion and the emotional aftermath

Today marks the 76th anniversary of D-Day.
Longshoremen were a big part of this North Vancouver neighbourhood's early history

Longshoremen were a big part of this North Vancouver neighbourhood's early history

This image from 1889 shows a group portrait of stevedores (or, longshoremen) on the dock at Moodyville.