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VIDEO: Children of the North West Company

VIDEO: Children of the North West Company

The story of how the North West Company made modern British Columbia possible. https://youtu.be/lHN0FF_Ld_8 Sam Sullivan is publishing 3 minute video blogs on British Columbia history and issues.
Video: Borders of British Columbia

Video: Borders of British Columbia

If British Columbia were a country it would rank 31st in size. Here is the story of how it got it’s borders. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyRWtYyBuzk Sam Sullivan is publishing 3 minute video blogs on British Columbia history and issues.
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Weekly: Alberta Street Gems

Vancouver Heritage Foundation Weekly: Alberta Street Gems

Vancouver Heritage Foundation is a registered charity supporting the conservation of heritage buildings and structures in recognition of their contribution to the city’s economy, sustainability and culture. Heritage House located on Alberta Street.
Expo 86 & Vancouver Public Library

Expo 86 & Vancouver Public Library

There are some fabulous 30th Anniversary, Expo 86 themed events happening around Vancouver over the upcoming months.
Our office has a ridiculous collection of Expo 86 memorabilia

Our office has a ridiculous collection of Expo 86 memorabilia

It goes without saying that we're fans of Expo 86 around here. We've made 16,088 entries to our blog over the years and the first post ever made was this one , authored February 14th, 2008. Valentine's Day of course.
Party like it's 1986 at the Museum of Vancouver

Party like it's 1986 at the Museum of Vancouver

Expo 86 was a game changer. It remains one of the largest public events ever held in British Columbia, and it was a catalyst for major projects in real estate, infrastructure, and architecture.
Video: Understanding The Development of Vancouver

Video: Understanding The Development of Vancouver

One way of understanding the development of Vancouver and all Canadian Cities is through the idea of waves of urban reform. This vlog gives insights into how these waves affected Vancouver. https://youtu.
5 of the best photos from Nostalgic Vancouver

5 of the best photos from Nostalgic Vancouver

Nostalgic Vancouver is home to professional and amateur historians alike and images often start out as a mystery that someone dug up - online, in a shoe box, or elsewhere.
The First Capital of British Columbia

The First Capital of British Columbia

Vancouver, Washington was the original Capital of proto British Columbia. Bigger than San Fransisco and Los Angeles, it was one of the most important cities on the West Coast.
Vancouver Heritage Foundation Weekly: Grandview Places of Worship Walking Tour

Vancouver Heritage Foundation Weekly: Grandview Places of Worship Walking Tour

Vancouver Heritage Foundation is a registered charity supporting the conservation of heritage buildings and structures in recognition of their contribution to the city’s economy, sustainability and culture.