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How Vancouver's oldest building is still surviving (VIDEO)

How Vancouver's oldest building is still surviving (VIDEO)

It's over 150 years old! 🏚️
Time Traveller: Here's how the Jolly Jumper was invented in North Vancouver

Time Traveller: Here's how the Jolly Jumper was invented in North Vancouver

Poole Manufacturing Co. Ltd., which first mass-produced the Jolly Jumper, was located at 161 Pemberton Ave.
It used to be illegal to learn to ride a bike on paved Vancouver streets

It used to be illegal to learn to ride a bike on paved Vancouver streets

Cycling has always been a thing here
Time Traveller: Burrard Dry Dock was the first Canadian shipyard to hire women

Time Traveller: Burrard Dry Dock was the first Canadian shipyard to hire women

On International Women’s Day, we honour their contributions during the war effort
Vancouver had an 'official' town fool in the 1960s

Vancouver had an 'official' town fool in the 1960s

He had two university degrees but decided to play the fool
Check out this bird's-eye view of Downtown Vancouver in 1957 compared to now

Check out this bird's-eye view of Downtown Vancouver in 1957 compared to now

'Are you sure these are not just bar graphs of rent prices?'
This 1957 map will help you escape if an atomic bomb hits Vancouver

This 1957 map will help you escape if an atomic bomb hits Vancouver

It offers a glimpse into Vancouver after the second world war
Remastered video captures what Vancouver looked like during WW2

Remastered video captures what Vancouver looked like during WW2

What did Vancouver look like almost 80 years ago? Like this!
The East Van Cross was meant to be installed on Main St near Broadway

The East Van Cross was meant to be installed on Main St near Broadway

True story
The story of Vancouver's first lifeguard, Joe Fortes

The story of Vancouver's first lifeguard, Joe Fortes

Joe was crowned Citizen of the Century in 1986