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Time Traveller: The Squamish Nation fielded a lacrosse team that gained fame across Canada

Time Traveller: The Squamish Nation fielded a lacrosse team that gained fame across Canada

The North Shore Indians were know as British Columbia's 'most exciting team' in the 1930s
Time Traveller: North Vancouver's Wagon Ho! restaurant a novelty architecture classic

Time Traveller: North Vancouver's Wagon Ho! restaurant a novelty architecture classic

The Big Ho! burger was one of the favourites at this short-lived Marine Drive diner
This stunning photo of Granville Island shows what Vancouver looked like over 130 years ago

This stunning photo of Granville Island shows what Vancouver looked like over 130 years ago

The Granville Street Bridge and the old C.P.R. Bridge can be seen in the background cutting over False Creek
Vancouver cold case files: Sweet Sixteen - the Rhona Duncan murder

Vancouver cold case files: Sweet Sixteen - the Rhona Duncan murder

The teen's killing - one of 17 unsolved murders in North Vancouver - remains a stain on this tight-knit community
Time Traveller: The coming of electricity prompts the two North Vancouvers to split

Time Traveller: The coming of electricity prompts the two North Vancouvers to split

Electric power brought prosperity to the Lower Lonsdale area
Vancouver has an official mascot you've never heard of, and it's this otter

Vancouver has an official mascot you've never heard of, and it's this otter

Tillicum the sea otter was the official mascot of Vancouver's centennial celebrations
Photos: Richmond Square brought back to life in colour

Photos: Richmond Square brought back to life in colour

Photos of stores in the mall (now Richmond Centre) from 1971 have been colourized
Time Traveller: This legendary hardware store supplied the North Shore for nearly a century

Time Traveller: This legendary hardware store supplied the North Shore for nearly a century

Paine Hardware specialized in hard-to-find hardware items
Vancouver cold case files: Murder in Mole Hill

Vancouver cold case files: Murder in Mole Hill

In 1996, a Vancouver woman who had beaten cancer and was prepping to move into a new apartment was killed by an unknown assailant delivering fatal blows to her head and larynx.
Time Traveller: Dig out your old home movies to share in this worldwide amateur film event

Time Traveller: Dig out your old home movies to share in this worldwide amateur film event

Archives of North Vancouver encouraging residents to take part in Home Movie Day