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1985 TV commercial for @theprovince newspaper (cc @editorinblog @ctv_jon)

Earlier today I saw The Province's Editor-in-Chief and a reporter from CTV EXCHANGING BARBS on Twitter and it reminded me that I wanted to share this sweet TV commercial from 1985 with you. http://www.youtube.

Vancouver Was Awesome: 6 vaudeville acts you could have seen if you were alive in 1908

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . Alexander Pantages expanded his theatre empire into Vancouver in January 1908 as he was building one of the biggest vaudeville circuits in the west.
The first BC marriage license, a Spiny-eared Assfish specimen and other artifacts now online

The first BC marriage license, a Spiny-eared Assfish specimen and other artifacts now online

The Royal BC Museum just launched an online gallery called 100 Objects of Interest from their collection that you should definitely have a look at ( HERE ). We've put together our top 5 Vancouver-related pieces from it...

In 1977 The Crazy Horse Cabaret operated out of where Celebrities is now. Here's their TV commercial!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM-Ua2hJ0Hs This video is one of many gems that V.I.A. reader Rob Richardson has dug up from his collection.

Vancouver Was Awesome: The Fight for Greer's Beach

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach was originally called Greer’s Beach after Sam Greer, a homesteader who set up a seven-acre farm at English Bay in June 1884.

Vancouver Was Awesome: Private Mickey O'Rourke, VC (1874-1957)

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense .
Vancouver Was Awesome: Assassination in Chinatown, 1924

Vancouver Was Awesome: Assassination in Chinatown, 1924

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . The murder scene. Chinese Freemasons Building, 5 West Pender Street Historical walking tour season is upon us, folks. There are several excellent ones to choose from these days.

Back when the #CBC produced "spine tingling" horror cassette tapes

Here's a commercial for a strange CBC anthology series called Nightfall which was released in the 80's. It was produced by an arm of the public broadcaster called CBC Enterprises which was founded in 1982 to commercialize on CBC recordings.

Vancouver Was Awesome: Breaking Bad, 1960

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense .

Vancouver Was Awesome: Revelstoke: A Kiss in the Wind

A Vancouver time travelogue brought to you by Past Tense . http://vimeo.